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Breaking news Billionaire loses fight to build multi-million pound mansion near Beaulieu

Daily Echo: Jim Ratcliffe

10:54am Tuesday 21st October 2014

One of Britain's wealthiest tycoons has lost the latest round of his battle to build a multi-million pound mansion on the Hampshire coastline.

Jury continue debating in twin murder trial

Daily Echo:

2:18pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE jury in the murder trial of a man accused of stabbing his identical town has spent the morning deliberating for a third day.

Adrenaline junkies have an all white weekend

Daily Echo:

11:06am Monday 20th October 2014

DON’T look down....

Fork lift truck falls off lorry and blocks road after crash

Daily Echo:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A forklift truck fell off the back of a lorry after it crashed into a railway bridge this morning.

Former Saints star wins planning row at luxury home

Daily Echo: England's Adam Lallana in action during the International Friendly at the Sun Life Stadium, Miami

11:19am Friday 17th October 2014

Former Saints star Adam Lallana has emerged victorious in a planning row over a football pitch he illegally built in his garden - but has scored an own goal with neighbours in the process.

Hundreds of children Run For Fun and combat obesity

Daily Echo:

11:56am Friday 17th October 2014

HUNDREDS entered a fun run staged as part of a campaign to tackle childhood obesity.

Holidaymaker braced for hurricane to hit paradise

Daily Echo:

12:45pm Friday 17th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman stranded in Bermuda was preparing for the worst last night as the tropical island paradise braced itself for a terrifying 125mph hurricane to hit.

Jury fail to reach unanimous verdict in twin murder trial

Daily Echo:

2:36pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE jury in the Robert Cerqua murder trial have failed to reach a unanimous verdict.

Jury to resume deliberations in twin murder trial

Daily Echo:

10:56am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE jury in the murder trial of a man accused of fatally stabbing his identical twin will resume their deliberations today.

Twin murder trial jury to see knife again

Daily Echo:

5:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE jury in the trial of a brother accused of murdering his identical twin will continue to consider their verdict today.

Uzi sub machine gun and AK47 found in weapons bunker in garden

Daily Echo: Bail for man arrested following major house search operation

5:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

An Uzi sub machine gun and an AK47 assault rifle were among weapons uncovered in a bunker of a Hampshire home, it has been revealed.

Murder trial jury sent home

Daily Echo:

4:35pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering his twin brother have been sent home.

Widower composes poem to pay tribute to wife of 65 years

Daily Echo:

1:24pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE widower has composed a poem to pay tribute to his late wife and raise awareness of loneliness.

UPDATE: Jury out in murder trial

Daily Echo:

10:38am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE jury in the murder trial of a man accused of fatally stabbing his identical twin has been sent out to consider their verdicts.

Brother accused of twin murder 'would become violent after drinking alcohol'

Daily Echo:

1:53pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE former girlfriend of a man fatally stabbed by his twin brother has told jurors how he would become violent after drinking alcohol, a court heard.

Twin murder accused - 'I loved my brother'

Daily Echo:

2:07pm Monday 13th October 2014

A MAN accused of murdering his identical twin has tearfully told a court how he loved his brother.

Hampshire roads among the worst for accidents with deer

Daily Echo: Forest deer will avoid culls

2:32pm Monday 13th October 2014

Six Hampshire roads have today been named as being among the worst in the country for accidents involving deer.

Cyclists descend on Forest in huge numbers

Daily Echo:

11:12am Monday 13th October 2014

THOUSANDS of riders cruised through the New Forest as two mass cycling events operated successfully in tandem over the weekend.

Hundreds turn out for cycling event

Daily Echo:

10:09am Saturday 11th October 2014

CYCLISTS have flocked to the New Forest today in their hundreds to take part in a mass cycling event.

Delays on major road

Daily Echo: TRAFFIC.jpg

7:36pm Friday 10th October 2014

MOTORISTS face delays on a major road tonight following a crash earlier this afternoon.

Postmaster died in high speed crash

Daily Echo: Vasta Odedra

11:05am Friday 10th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE postmaster died when his car went into a ditch and burst into flames, an inquest heard.

'Was it me?' asked man in court accused of murdering his twin

Daily Echo:

2:43pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A MAN accused of murdering his twin brother was placed on round the clock surveillance the day after the fatal incident took place, a court heard.

Cyclist 'draws a 212 mile bike' in New Forest

Daily Echo:

10:09am Wednesday 8th October 2014

IT is probably the most topical of pictures to emblazon across a map of the New Forest.

Fines for drivers who slowed to take pictures of Hampshire crash scene

Daily Echo: zooming along: Traffic on the A34, pictured from the Botley bridge

10:17am Tuesday 7th October 2014

SCORES of motorists have been fined for taking photographs of a major lorry crash while behind the wheel.

Bosom buddies put discarded bras to good use

Daily Echo:

10:11am Tuesday 7th October 2014

FOUR Hampshire friends have teamed up to create beautiful dresses from an unusual material – bras.

Mum says hospital failed her teenage son before he took his own life

Daily Echo:

4:43pm Monday 6th October 2014

THE mum of a depressed 15-year-old schoolboy who stepped in front of a train say a Hampshire hospital failed to warn of any risks of a strong anti-depressant he had been given, a coroner was told today.

'Dangerous' string tied at neck height across road

Daily Echo: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

2:51pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

OFFICERS are investigating after someone tied 'thick string' between two lampposts across a road late at night.

Jury sworn in for trial of man accused of murdering his twin

Daily Echo: Langdown Road, Hythe.

12:27pm Monday 6th October 2014

A JURY has been sworn in for the trial of a man accused of murdering his identical twin brother.

Did hospital fail boy, 15, who was killed by train hours after being released?

Daily Echo:

5:40am Monday 6th October 2014

 HOW and why a 15-year-old boy was released from a Hampshire psychiatric hospital only to be killed when he stepped in front of a high speed train hours later, will be laid bare today.

Brother will stand trial over twin’s stab death

Daily Echo:

11:00am Monday 6th October 2014

A man will stand trial today accused of stabbing to death his identical twin brother in a New Year’s Eve brawl.

Updated: Man killed in road crash

Daily Echo:

10:39am Sunday 5th October 2014

A MAN has died after a van crashed in to a tree on a Hampshire road in the early hours of this morning.

VIDEO: Rapper Ned, the Fresh Prince of ...Totton

Daily Echo:

10:30am Friday 3rd October 2014

IT’S a song made famous by one of the biggest names in Hollywood.

Hunt for man who touched another in public toilet

Daily Echo:

7:12pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

POLICE are hunting a man who inappropriately touched another man in a public toilet.

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.



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