Author Archives: Leigh Hatts
A plaque has been placed on the front of Clarks shoe shop in Lymington’s High Street recording that it was once home of Admiral Arthur Philip who was the first Governor of New South Wales and founder Sydney. Lymington Rotary … Continue reading
The Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre has been open for a month and with the improving weather more vistors are drifting in. It was good to be there on Monday and see a couple of solitary walkers going in to … Continue reading
The Pig on the beach is to open at Studland in June. The former Manor House Hotel will open its doors as The Pig on the beach on Friday 6 June. The 23 bedroom house will feature a greenhouse restaurant, … Continue reading
The best report of the St Valentine’s Night rescue from The Marine restaurant and cafe at Milford-on-Sea can be found in The Lymington Times and The New Milton Advertiser.
There has been a landslip on Bournemouth’s East Cliff. The fall was just west of the cliff lift. This is not unexpected following the record wet weather and storms. Meanwhile, the pine wooded cliff at Brownsea Island has suffered damage. … Continue reading
For the first time in weeks it is possible to say that it might be safe to walk along the cliffs and even beaches in and around Bournemouth. The sensational St Valentine’s Night damage has been very well documented on … Continue reading
Emergency repairs have been carried out on Hurst Spit after the path was narrowed by waves breaking over the top. Natural England and the Environment Agency agreed to bring forward shingle moving work due in March after reports of the … Continue reading
Sandbanks Ferry is warning that pedestrians should only use the ferry if absolutely necessary on Friday 14 February. The forecast is very bad. So St Valentine’s Day 2014 is not a day to explore the coast path.
Challenge Navitus has responded to the recent changes to the Navitus wind farm plans. “The threats to the environment, tourism, birds and navigation remain largely unchanged, and the onshore cable route and disruption will be the same,” is the opposition … Continue reading