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Hampshire anti-piracy firm goes bust
GoAGT escorted ships through some of the world's most dangerous seas, including off the coast of Somalia, pictured, where piracy is rife A MAJOR New Forest maritime security firm which protects ships from pirates has ceased trading, leaving dozens of its staff stranded around the globe.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
84 charged so far in police drink drive crackdown - see the latest 13 to face court
Working together with the police, the Daily Echo are naming and shaming those who are convicted of the crime.
UPDATED: Firefighters tackle major blaze in New Forest
More than 30 firefighters were called to Monks Shorn farmhouse in East Boldre in the New Forest to tackle the blaze.
Tattoos... can we tempt you?
There wasn't a person with a blank body slate in sight at this year's Portsmouth Tattoo Convention, which attracted hundreds of people from across the UK to top up their tats.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
New team of volunteers in New Forest to give help to the elderly
A new team of volunteers is being formed to enable older people to live independently for longer in the New Forest .
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Community solar farm starts producing power for 600 homes
A COMMUNITY energy project has started producing power for 600 Hampshire homes after transforming a former gravel pit into a solar farm.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
11,000 homes to get broadband boost
RURAL areas of Hampshire are set to benefit from the latest phase of a scheme to roll out superfast broadband to Internet blackspots.
Business booming as temperatures soar
While temperatures soar so do bookings and profits for firms hoping to take advantage of the Mediterranean-style climate being enjoyed across the south.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Isle of Wight County Press
Dramatic rescue for group trapped by tide
FIVE young men had a lucky escape on Monday night after being trapped by the tide at Watcombe Bay, near Freshwater.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Isle of Wight County Press
Wightlink welcomes latest decision in legal row
A JUDGE'S decision to dismiss an appeal by the Lymington River Association about the use of larger Wightlink vessels has been welcomed by the cross-Solent ferry company.
There are reports of a gorse fire at Hengistbury Head. We're hearing it's spread within the last five to ten minutes.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
New service from Ringwood to Hythe on the cards
A NEW weekend and seasonal shuttle bus between Ringwood and Hythe Ferry is on the cards after environmentally-friendly transport around the New Forest was awarded just over A 2million from the Department for Transport.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Last year's Lymington Carnival
LYMINGTON'S new-look carnival takes place tomorrow - with organisers vowing that it will be the biggest event of its type in the town for a generation.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
One man and his car
I'M ON holiday with my family in the UK and we're staying in East Boldre, a small village in the heart of England's fabled New Forest.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
a Teenager was kicked and abused in a homophobic attack at a Hampshire music festival.
An 18-year-old from Lymington was kicked and verbally abused by two men during the Festibelly event held in the town over the weekend.
Eggman to complete a year's worth of experiments
An award-winning artist has today completed a year-long experiment conducted in a floating eco-lab dubbed the Exbury Egg.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Strike action hits Hampshire
Gail Cartmail is an Assistant General Secretary at the trade union Unite and also a member of the TUC Executive Committee and General Council.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
In The Dock: 2 people who have appeared in court from the New Forest
CARL PATRICK JEFFERIES aged 35 of Blissford Hill, Frogham, Fordingbridge . Admitted driving a Vauxhall Vivaro on Wessex Way, Bournemouth, without a valid test certificate.
IT is one of the most controversial plans ever in the south.
Almost 3,000 people and organisations have registered to have their say over a massive wind farm planned off the Hampshire coast.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Why Luis Suarez's bite was much more poisonous than it looked
There has been constant speculation about footballer Luis Suarez's career after he bit an Italian player in the World Cup - but little concern for his victim, Giorgio Chiellini.