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Happy couple celebrate 77 years of marriage

Daily Echo:

2:48pm Friday 29th August 2014

Charlie and his wife May, both aged 98, have just celebrated their 77th wedding anniversary – making theirs one of the longest unions in the UK.

Level crossing failure causing delays

Daily Echo:

9:23am Friday 29th August 2014

TRAFFIC has been queuing through a Hampshire town for almost an hour after barriers at a level crossing became stuck.

Former teacher admits downloading child porn pictures

Daily Echo:

10:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

A FORMER teacher at a Fordingbridge prep school has admitted downloading almost 200 indecent images of children.

UPDATE: Festival of flight takes off in style

Daily Echo:

11:24am Thursday 28th August 2014

AIR aces are taking to the skies today with the launch of the Bournemouth Air Show.

Power station opens doors to public

Daily Echo:

8:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

VISITORS are invited to go behind the scenes and take a step back in time at a Hampshire energy facility today.

Public are invited to Hampshire hospitals roadshow

Daily Echo:

10:36am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SERIES of roadshows will take place over the next two months to show the work being carried out by the NHS in Hampshire.

Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run

Daily Echo:

1:41pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a pedestrian with serious leg injuries.

Major drugs crackdown launched against gangs

Daily Echo:

7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

SPECIALIST officers have launched a major crackdown on organised gangs across Hampshire as the war against drugs continues.

Severe weather warning issued for Hampshire

Daily Echo:

1:45pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

HAMPSHIRE has been issued with a severe weather warning by Met Office experts.

Fresh opposition to major wind farm plan

Daily Echo: The developer behind the Navitus Bay wind farm has defended offered payments to marine firms

10:04am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THE fight to stop a major wind farm from being built off the coast of Hampshire has been stepped up.

Supermarket staff pedal power helps charity

Daily Echo:

10:15am Saturday 23rd August 2014

WORKERS at a Hampshire supermarket have played their part in a ‘Round the World Cycle Challenge’.

Maritime festival a celebration of Southampton's nautical heritage

Daily Echo:

12:35pm Thursday 21st August 2014

FROM historic boats and forgotten shipwrecks to the lost landscapes of the Solent, the Southampton Maritime Festival will be a chance to delve into the region’s rich past.

Winnie-the-Pooh celebrates simple pleasures in New Forest

Daily Echo:

10:49am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WINNIE-THE-POOH sits in an idyllic New Forest scene, surrounded by his friends Tigger, Eeyore, Piglet and Christopher Robin.

£2m 'Boris Bike' scheme thrown out

Daily Echo: Proud Mamil Andy Bissell in the New Forest

4:07pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A HOTLY-DEBATED £2million public bike scheme for the New Forest will not go ahead.

Father's ashes stolen along with cash and jewellery by burglars

Daily Echo:

1:26pm Monday 18th August 2014

SENTIMENTAL and valuable jewelley and £3,500 cash was stolen during a burglary at a Hampshire home - including the ashes of the victim's father. 

County named as hotspot for dog thefts

Daily Echo: MAN'S BEST FRIEND: Dogs were in their element at the RSPCA's novelty dog show.

5:27pm Sunday 17th August 2014

DOG owners are being warned to be on their guard after Hampshire was identified as a hotspot for canine thefts.

Campaigners praise new measures to cut death rate on notorious road

Daily Echo:

7:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

ROAD safety campaigners have praised plans to cut the death rate on a notorious Hampshire road by installing scores of new signs.

Blind campaigner spearheads move to clear up streets

Daily Echo:

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

PAMELA Bird has never let her lack of sight hold her back.

Plans for Hampshire 'Boris-bike' scheme could be abandoned

Daily Echo:

11:53am Saturday 16th August 2014

A MOVE to abandon £2m plans for a ‘Boris bike’- style scheme in the New Forest is ‘disappointing’, says the company set to run it.

Swimming pool to become an underwater wildlife extravaganza

Daily Echo:

12:16pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE swimming pool is turning into an underwater extravaganza to give children a chance to find out more about life under the sea.

'No apology' from family behind devastating fire

Daily Echo:

11:24am Friday 15th August 2014

Two weeks after an out-of-control bonfire became an inferno that destroyed treasured gardens and possessions, neighbours are still waiting for an apology from the family who started the fire.

£2m 'Boris bike' scheme could be scuppered by 'anti-cycling sentiment'

Daily Echo: Government cash boost for New Forest cycling

3:11pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A 'MAJOR anti-cycling sentiment' in the New Forest could scupper multi-million pound plans for a 'Boris-bike'-style hire system.

Adventurer conquers one of the world's deadliest mountains

Daily Echo:

9:07am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE adventurer has conquered one of the world's most difficult mountains - at the second time of asking.

Hampshire's own Tinkerbell: 'Why I believe in fairies'

Daily Echo:

9:26am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Holly has believed in fairies since childhood and has now giving thousands of people the chance to lose themselves in a fairy fantasy world in the New Forest.

Young boy fights for life after car fireball horror

Daily Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A WOMAN and two young are today in hospital after being dragged from a car that exploded in flames in a Hampshire village.

Rural crime on the increase in Hampshire

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

4:06pm Monday 11th August 2014

RURAL crime is on the rise in Hampshire and is costing the county £1m an extra year.

£1m study of the seabed launched for controversial windfarm

Daily Echo: DIVISIVE: Navitus Bay has split opinions locally

11:35am Monday 11th August 2014

BOSSES behind controversial plans for a huge wind farm off the Hampshire coast have launched a £1m study of the sea bed.

Hampshire health boss takes on new nursing role at Salisbury

Daily Echo:

10:41am Monday 11th August 2014

A FORMER Hampshire health boss has moved on to a neighbouring NHS foundation trust.

Hundreds of thousands spent on fly-tipping fight

Daily Echo:

11:08am Friday 8th August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON has retained its unenviable position of being the worst place in Hampshire for fly-tipping.

Billionaire’s plans to beat rising sea

Daily Echo: Jim Ratcliffe

12:34pm Friday 8th August 2014

HE has been dubbed Britain’s most successful post-war industrialist and is one of the country’s richest men.

Community rallies round to help home blaze family

Daily Echo:

8:40am Friday 8th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE community is rallying round a family who have lost everything in a fire that killed their grandfather and destroyed their home.

Forensics sift through death blaze property

Daily Echo:

10:01am Thursday 7th August 2014

FORENSIC teams are combing through debris following a devastating house fire that claimed the life of a Hampshire grandfather.

Three car crash causes delays

Daily Echo: Is it time to cut the speed limit on the A31?

12:09pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THERE were delays on a major road this morning following a crash.

UPDATE: Grandad killed in fire named as Brent Mason

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

FORENSIC teams are today scouring the house where Calmore grandad Brent Mason died in a fire.

Young mum died after being hit by car while standing in road

Daily Echo:

12:12pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A YOUNG Hampshire mum died after being hit by a car while standing still in the middle of the A36 with her arms outstretched, an inquest heard.

Family pays tribute to talented teen sailor

Daily Echo:

4:33pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE devastated family of teen sailing star Jess Eales have paid tribute to their late daughter.

Woman completes world tree-climbing championship hat-trick

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has been crowned International Tree Climbing Champion for the third time.

UPDATE: Man found dead after major house fire

Daily Echo:

8:57am Tuesday 5th August 2014

FIRE crews are currently tackling a house fire in the New Forest.

The First World War Remembered

Daily Echo:

12:04pm Monday 4th August 2014

ONE hundred years ago countries across the world entered into one of the bloodiest conflicts of all time.

Health chiefs introduce 30-minute GP health check

Daily Echo:

11:25am Monday 4th August 2014

PEOPLE can now ask for a full health GP check in a bid to detect undiagnosed heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and dementia.

Celebrations for 100-year-old woman

Daily Echo:

10:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends.

Pensioner tricked out of life savings

Daily Echo: Southampton Crown Court

10:39am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE pensioner has been ruthlessly conned out of his £140,000 life savings by a gang of fraudsters.

Show a huge success once again

Daily Echo:

12:50pm Friday 1st August 2014

BOSSES of the New Forest Show have labelled the 2014 event a huge success.

Man killed in camper van crash named

Daily Echo:

12:29pm Friday 1st August 2014

A camper van driver who died in a crash has been named.

Seven men arrested in immigration raid on lorry

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

SEVEN men have been detained on suspicion of entering the country illegally after being found in the back of a lorry in Hampshire.

Families face six-month wait to return home after fire

Daily Echo:

9:52am Friday 1st August 2014

THREE Hythe families will face an agonising six-month wait until they can move back home after a blaze ripped through their street.

Friendly face goes above and beyond for the community

Daily Echo:

1:06pm Friday 1st August 2014

SHE IS always going above and beyond to help the elderly in her community.

Meet police at drop-in surgery

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police are investigating

1:01pm Friday 1st August 2014

PEOPLE living in the New Forest can meet their local bobbies face-to-face at a surgery from 10am to 1.30am on Monday in the Village Coffee Pot, High Street, Milford on Sea.

Car boot sale comes to New Forest

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:22pm Friday 1st August 2014

THERE will be bargains for all tastes at a New Forest car boot sale and flower shop on Sunday.

Firefighters to stage fresh series of strikes

Daily Echo: Firefighter jobs under threat for first time in £12m budget black hole

2:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HAMPSHIRE firefighters are to stage a fresh series of strikes over eight days next month in their long-running dispute over pensions.



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