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Historic hall with links to Alice in Wonderland marks 100th birthday

Historic hall with links to Alice in Wonderland marks 100th birthday

Historic hall with links to Alice in Wonderland marks 100th birthday

AN historic hall with links to the real Alice in Wonderland marked its 100th anniversary by inviting in the community for a celebration of its past.


Breakthrough for £100,000 New Milton heritage centre plans

Breakthrough for £100,000 New Milton heritage centre plans

Breakthrough for £100,000 New Milton heritage centre plans

PLANS for a New Milton heritage centre are back on track with building work at its disused railway station master’s house set to start in the autumn.


Push to highlight New Milton's forgotten heritage

Push to highlight New Milton's forgotten heritage

Push to highlight New Milton's forgotten heritage

ENHANCEMENTS are planned to highlight the historical importance of New Milton’s last wartime air raid shelter and the graves of renowned residents.

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Tea set presented to football legend Sir Stanley Matthews up for sale by Lymington antiques firm

Tea set presented to football legend Sir Stanley Matthews up for sale by Lymington antiques firm

Tea set presented to football legend Sir Stanley Matthews up for sale by Lymington antiques firm

A SILVER tea service that once belonged to footballing legend Sir Stanley Matthews is being sold by a Lymington antique company for £22,500.


WATCH: Beaulieu issues films to mark motoring library's 60th anniversary

WATCH: Beaulieu issues films to mark motoring library's 60th anniversary

WATCH: Beaulieu issues films to mark motoring library's 60th anniversary

A SERIES of special films have been released celebrating the 60th anniversary of Beaulieu’s National Motor Museum reference library.


Well kiss me Hardy, the cabinet of Lord Nelson's surgeon is up for sale

Well kiss me Hardy, the cabinet of Lord Nelson's surgeon is up for sale

Well kiss me Hardy, the cabinet of Lord Nelson's surgeon is up for sale

Charles Wallrock of Wick Antiques with the cabinet formerly belonging to Lord Nelson's surgeon A MEDICINE cabinet which belonged to the surgeon who attended…


Restoration of historic royal Hythe Pier carriage is on track

Restoration of historic royal Hythe Pier carriage is on track

Restoration of historic royal Hythe Pier carriage is on track

A TEAM of conservationists are making fast progress on renovating a historic train carriage which is part of a set that once carried royalty along Hythe pier...


Christchurch Priory set for more restoration work after £230,000 grant

Christchurch Priory set for more restoration work after £230,000 grant

Christchurch Priory set for more restoration work after £230,000 grant

Attention will focus on the east end of Christchurch Priory CHRISTCHURCH Priory is set to undergo its next phase of restoration after receiving a government…


Remembering the devastating New Milton bombing 80 years on

Remembering the devastating New Milton bombing 80 years on

Remembering the devastating New Milton bombing 80 years on

Some of the damage caused by the raid on New Milton DONALD Tomkins (88) was among those for whom the dramatic and tragic events of 23rd August 1940 will…


GALLERY: New online exhibition on history of the Forest’s commoning families

GALLERY: New online exhibition on history of the Forest’s commoning families

GALLERY: New online exhibition on history of the Forest’s commoning families

ACCOUNTS of commoning life by well-known New Forest families have been recorded for a new online exhibition...


Gardening couple turned detectives to restore home's hidden secrets

Gardening couple turned detectives to restore home's hidden secrets

Gardening couple turned detectives to restore home's hidden secrets

Philip Daubney in the garden of Durmast House Burley WHEN Philip and Margaret Daubeney bought their home with its vast, overgrown grounds, little did…


VE Day anniversary organisers appeal for memories and mementos

VE Day anniversary organisers appeal for memories and mementos

VE Day anniversary organisers appeal for memories and mementos

Former Army Reservist John Adams will play the pipes at the Bashley event COMMUNITIES across the New Forest are preparing to mark the 75th anniversary…


Museum launches fundraising appeal to expand cultural reach

Museum launches fundraising appeal to expand cultural reach

Museum launches fundraising appeal to expand cultural reach

A DOUBLE campaign has been launched by Lymington ’s St Barbe museum to raise funds and boost public engagement...


Captain's watch tells story of moon explorers and Middle East royalty

Captain's watch tells story of moon explorers and Middle East royalty

Captain's watch tells story of moon explorers and Middle East royalty

The estimate suggests the Apollo Omega Speedmaster watch could fetch between £10,000 and £15,000 A SPECIAL watch gifted by the team of astronauts who…


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