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New Forest play begins UK tour

Daily Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Acclaimed local theatre company Forest Forge has embarked on a UK tour with the world premiere of a new play – Kaite O’Reilly’s Woman of Flowers, an innovative retelling of an ancient Welsh story from The Mabinogion set in an ancient Forest.

Woman in court over Pennie murder investigation

Daily Echo:

3:33pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A WOMAN charged in connection with the murder of Pennie Davis appeared at Winchester Crown Court today.

Calls for Chinese lanterns to be banned

Daily Echo: Chinese lanterns

4:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ORGANISATIONS have called for “dangerous” Chinese lanterns to be banned across the New Forest.

Kittens dumped in car park

Daily Echo:

10:47am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THESE tiny kittens are looking for a new home after being dumped in a town centre car park.

Solent NHS Trust in running for medical award

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:41am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE health trust is in the running for glory at a prestigious medical awards.

Four cyclists seriously injured in two separate collisions

Daily Echo:

10:49am Monday 29th September 2014

FOUR cyclists suffered serious injuries in two separate collisions in the New Forest.

Devil's weed - the plant that can cause comas - found in Hampshire garden

Daily Echo:

9:46am Friday 26th September 2014

HE always knew there was something weird about the slightly sinister- looking plant growing in his back garden.

£2m cycling plans for Forest revealed

Daily Echo: Police launch inquiries after sabotage at cycling event

4:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

CYCLISTS suffered a blow when plans for a Boris Bikes-style scheme in the New Forest were axed – despite having already secured Government funding.

Schools could win kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity's Ashley Banjo

Daily Echo: Streetdancer Ashley Banjo who is trying to get people dancing on the streets of Stockton on Sunday, July 14, for a new Sky 1 programme, The Town That Danced Again.

4:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE schools could win £10,000 worth of kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity’s Ashley Banjo.

A raw food diet has changed my life

Daily Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

JORDAN Price changed to a raw food diet after a shock diagnosis forced him to re-evaluate his lifestyle.

Thugs assault man on his way home from pub in Totton

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:12am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A NIGHT out at the pub ended with one man suffering a broken nose after he was set upon by two thugs in an unprovoked attack.

Thugs leave man with broken nose

Daily Echo:

11:22am Monday 22nd September 2014

A MAN was left with a broken nose after being viciously attacked by two thugs after a night out.

10,000 turn out for Ringwood Carnival

Daily Echo:

10:12am Monday 22nd September 2014

THOUSANDS of people lined the streets of a Hampshire town for its annual carnival celebrations.

Thousands pack out Hampshire carnival

Daily Echo: Carnival fun last year in Ringwood

5:54pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BUMPER crowds lined the streets of a Hampshire town this afternoon for the town’s annual carnival.

Cyclists complete mega charity ride

Daily Echo:

12:45pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A GROUP of cyclists have used their grief at losing loved ones to fuel them on in a 110-mile charity cycle ride.

Thousands of people expected at major carnival

Daily Echo: Carnival fun last year in Ringwood

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

THOUSANDS of people are expected through the gates of a major carnival today.

Care home celebrates £1m revamp

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A CARE home is celebrating the completion of a major improvement scheme that cost more than £1m.

Long delays after car overturns

Daily Echo:

4:52pm Friday 19th September 2014

AN elderly driver escaped with minor injuries after her car overturned in the New Forest.

TV 'Doc' comes face to face with namesake on charity visit

Daily Echo:

5:00am Friday 19th September 2014

ONE of Britain's most popular actors made a special new friend while visiting the Hampshire charity he is a patron of.

One of county's smallest schools set to get bigger

Daily Echo:

12:31pm Friday 19th September 2014

ONE of Hampshire’s smallest schools could be about to get a little bigger after drawing up plans to save part of a listed building.

Dinner dance to raise funds for Poppy Appeal

Daily Echo: Town Hall, Darlington  -  Pic to go with story about this year's poppy appeal. (10155165)

3:04pm Friday 19th September 2014

A DINNER dance in aid of the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal will be held at Lyndhurst Community Centre on October 11.

Woman died after fall at care home

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:52pm Friday 19th September 2014

A WOMAN died after injuries suffered in a residential home fall, an inquest heard.

Orchestra looking for new musicians

Daily Echo:

10:46am Friday 19th September 2014

THE New Forest Orchestra is on the lookout for new musicians to join its ranks.

Mobility scooter theft victim given his freeedom back

Daily Echo:

9:39am Thursday 18th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE business has come to the rescue of an elderly widower who was robbed of his independence.

Murder accused appears in court

Daily Echo:

10:54am Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN accused of murdering mum-of-five Pennie Davis has appeared in court for the first time.

Perfect ships in miniature at Buckler's Hard

Daily Echo:

11:02am Monday 15th September 2014

BUCKLER’S Hard has seen some of the most historic vessels ever built.

Dig out your old footwear in aid of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Daily Echo:

11:16am Monday 15th September 2014

UNWANTED shoes, football boots, trainers and wellies are needed to help a Hampshire charity save lives.

Man to appear in court charged with murdering Pennie

Daily Echo:

8:04am Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN will this morning appear in court charged with the murder of Hampshire mum Pennie Davis.

Two couples hurt in early morning attacks

Daily Echo:

4:43pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A MAN was struck with a glass bottle and his girlfriend was punched in the head in one of two violent attacks in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Man charged with murder of Pennie Davis

Daily Echo:

4:56pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A MAN has today been charged with the murder of Hampshire mum Pennie Davis.

VIDEO: Pair in hospital after assaults in town

Daily Echo:

10:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

POLICE have cordoned off part of a Hampshire town following two separate - yet believed to be linked - serious assaults.

Hampshire among top 10 retirement destinations

Daily Echo: McCarthy  Stone Retirement Living

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE is one of the top 10 places to retire to, according to a new survey.

Boy offers savings as reward for finding stolen chicken

Daily Echo:

6:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

A YOUNG BOY is offering his savings as a reward for anyone who can help find his pet hen, which was stolen from his garden.

Murder police get more time to question man in custody

Daily Echo:

8:28pm Friday 12th September 2014

DETECTIVES have tonight been granted more time to quiz a man in connection with the murder of Hampshire mum Pennie Davis.

Pensioner dies after being hit by bus

Daily Echo:

9:36am Friday 12th September 2014

A PENSIONER who was left fighting for his life after being hit by a bus in Hampshire has died.

Woman arrested in Pennie murder investigation

Daily Echo:

1:11pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A woman has been arrested this morning by detectives investigating the murder of Pennie Davis in the New Forest as a police appeal continues.

Pedestrian fighting for life after bus crash

Daily Echo:

12:40pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A PEDESTRIAN is believed to be fighting for his life in hospital after being hit by a bus this morning.

Thieves steal mobility scooter belonging to 95-year-old

Daily Echo:

11:05am Thursday 11th September 2014

IT IS a “despicable crime” that has robbed an elderly widower of his independence.

Cats being poisoned by anti-freeze

Daily Echo:

11:44am Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN investigation has been launched into a spate of cat poisonings in a  town. Four cats are believed to have fallen victim having swallowed anti-freeze – three of which have since died.

Free cycling event for all

Daily Echo: Government cash boost for New Forest cycling

7:57pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

YOU can explore ancient New Forest woodland at a free cycling event on Sunday.

Detectives quiz second Pennie Davis murder suspect

Daily Echo:

3:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

DETECTIVES hunting the killer of Hampshire mum Pennie Davis were today quizzing a second suspect on suspicion of murder after his dramatic arrest last night.

Armed police hunt second suspect in murder case

Daily Echo:

7:38pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

DETECTIVES are tonight hunting a second man, believed to be their prime suspect in the murder of Hampshire mum Pennie Davis.

New figures show nearly one in five people are self-employed

Daily Echo: LIKE MINDS: Self-employed people share office space and support facilities during one of Colleagues on Tap’s coworking days

11:40am Tuesday 9th September 2014

ALMOST one in five workers in parts of Hampshire are their “own boss” after a self-employment boom, new figures show.

Fraudster must pay back profits from his crimes

Daily Echo: Allan Formhals is due to be sentenced today.

9:41am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A FRAUDSTER who sold books with forged signatures of some of Britain’s most famous people from his Hampshire home has been ordered to pay back more than £33,000 of his illgotten gains.

Murder victim 'may have been followed'

Daily Echo:

5:33pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

DETECTIVES leading the hunt for the murderer of Hampshire mum Pennie Davis have revealed they believe she may have been followed to the field in the New Forest where she was killed.

Reward offered to help find mum's killer

Daily Echo:

1:25pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A REWARD of £5,000 has been put up in a bid to find the killer of a Hampshire mum.

Two still being questioned over Pennie murder

Daily Echo:

7:25am Monday 8th September 2014

TWO people are still being questioned this morning about the murder of a mum-of-five who was stabbed to death in the New Forest as she tended to her horses.

MURDER: Man seen sobbing near body found in field

Daily Echo:

5:08pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WITNESSES say they saw a man sobbing near a woman's body lying dead in a New Forest field which is at the heart of a murder investigation.

Mobile library stops saved but more jobs to go in council cuts

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

SEVENTEEN mobile library stops are to be saved from cuts – but county bosses are pressing ahead with axing paid staff at three libraries.

Lyndhurst school praised by Ofsted as 'good'

Daily Echo:

1:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A SCHOOL for youngsters with special educational needs has been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted just months after opening its doors to pupils.



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