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New Forest Mencap awarded £295,000 by National Lottery to kickstart Covid recovery

New Forest Mencap awarded £295,000 by National Lottery to kickstart Covid recovery

New Forest Mencap awarded £295,000 by National Lottery to kickstart Covid recovery

NEW Forest Mencap is celebrating after it was awarded £295,000 worth of funding help by the National Lottery.


Care manager laments Covid effects after home is downgraded over admin issues

Care manager laments Covid effects after home is downgraded over admin issues

Care manager laments Covid effects after home is downgraded over admin issues

THE manager of a downgraded Christchurch care home has blamed the effects of coronavirus on staff for causing administrative problems.


Weekly Covid update – three new deaths in BCP and New Forest

Weekly Covid update – three new deaths in BCP and New Forest

Weekly Covid update – three new deaths in BCP and New Forest

THERE were three Covid-19 deaths in hospitals reported this week in the New Forest and BCP Council areas.


New £1m MRI scanner for Lymington hospital

New £1m MRI scanner for Lymington hospital

New £1m MRI scanner for Lymington hospital

A NEW MRI scanner worth almost a million pounds is to be installed at Lymington New Forest hospital.


First Covid death reported in New Forest for three months

First Covid death reported in New Forest for three months

First Covid death reported in New Forest for three months

THERE was a Covid-19 death reported in the New Forest for the first time in about three months, according to the Office for National Statistics.


Self-isolation rules to be scaled back from today

Self-isolation rules to be scaled back from today

Self-isolation rules to be scaled back from today

New self-isolation rules for children and fully vaccinated adults will come into force from Monday 16th August.


Assurances over reports of 'brown' water at Avon beach

Assurances over reports of 'brown' water at Avon beach

Assurances over reports of 'brown' water at Avon beach

ASSURANCES have been offered after complaints about the water quality off Avon beach at Christchurch.


New Covid cases fall in New Forest and BCP Council areas

New Covid cases fall in New Forest and BCP Council areas

New Covid cases fall in New Forest and BCP Council areas

THE number of new weekly coronavirus infections fell in the New Forest and BCP Council areas, according to the latest government figures.


Council urges residents to be tick aware this summer

Council urges residents to be tick aware this summer

Council urges residents to be tick aware this summer

RECENT warm and wet weather has created the perfect conditions for blood-sucking ticks to thrive, the public is being warned.


Open days in recruitment drive for New Forest nurses

Open days in recruitment drive for New Forest nurses

Open days in recruitment drive for New Forest nurses

LYMINGTON New Forest Hospital will showcase a variety of roles on offer at its annual one day job fair in a bid to boost its pandemic recovery.


Rise in New Forest Covid cases slows

Rise in New Forest Covid cases slows

Rise in New Forest Covid cases slows

THERE was a small rise in the weekly number of new Covid-19 infections in the New Forest, according to the latest government figures.


Covid infections continue to grow in New Forest

Covid infections continue to grow in New Forest

Covid infections continue to grow in New Forest

THE number of Covid infections continued to grow in the New Forest but without any new deaths being registered.


New Forest and Christchurch in first-ever amber warning for extreme heat as temperatures could hit 33C

New Forest and Christchurch in first-ever amber warning for extreme heat as temperatures could hit 33C

New Forest and Christchurch in first-ever amber warning for extreme heat as temperatures could hit 33C

HIGH temperatures are to continue in Christchurch and the New Forest until Thursday, with the Met Office issuing its first amber extreme heat warning.


Care homes may close over compulsory jabs for staff, New Forest MP warns

Care homes may close over compulsory jabs for staff, New Forest MP warns

Care homes may close over compulsory jabs for staff, New Forest MP warns

MAKING it compulsory for care home staff to be doubled jabbed could cause care facilities to close down, Sir Desmond Swayne MP has claimed.

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