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People in Lee-on-the-Solent are fed up of people leaving dog waste bags around rather than putting them in the bins provided

Bags of dog mess left near beach are big problem

CONCERNS have been raised about dog walkers not disposing of their pet’s mess responsibly.


. Mohammad Mushtaq from One Stop and Sandie Davis from Motiv8 get busy. 
Picture: Ian Hargreaves (142456-2)

Litter heroes give Waterlooville a major spruce-up video

MORE than 20 bags of rubbish were collected during a huge litter-pick in Waterlooville.

Flooding at Solent Breezes Holiday Park
Picture: Fareham Borough Council

Consultation will decide what areas get flood defences

MEMBERS of the public can have their say over which areas will be protected from flooding in a three-month consultation.


Fly tipping off Lockswood Road


Gill Holloway

Fly-tipping sites leave countryside looking like a tip

FLY-TIPPERS have been condemned for leaving piles of junk in two country lanes.


Big summer clean up by volunteers is a big success

DOG mess, litter and fly-tipped rubbish has been cleared up in a week-long blitz.

Rubbish dumped at Purbrook Heath last week

Fly-tipping fears as Hampshire County Council looks to save money

FEARS have been raised that if the county council cuts funding for recycling centres it could lead to more fly-tipping.


The stream of filfth puring into the sea at Eastney

Southern Water warns swimmers to avoid polluted waters off Langstone Harbour

A WATER company responsible for dumping raw sewage into the sea off Langstone Harbour has warned people not to swim there.


The stream of filfth puring into the sea at Eastney

Sewage slick at Eastney condemned as a ‘disgraceful’ act video

BLACK, putrid filth pours into the sea at Eastney in yet another pollution incident.


The 'super moon' Picture: Sayonora Anderson

‘Super moon’: Readers’ pictures slideshow video

News readers have taken stunning pictures of the ‘super moon.’

(l-r) planning consultant David Payne, communications manager Jeannette Buckle, and Keith Riley, director at Resource Parks Limited. 

Picture: Sarah Standing (142347-1560)

Support for bid to create solar farm between Rowlands Castle and Horndean video

RESIDENTS have welcomed plans to create a solar farm in acres of countryside.


Members of the Save our Seafront campaign group

Hayling Seaside Railway depot plans still causing concern on island

NEW plans have been submitted for a railway depot – but campaigners say they are still not happy.


Laura Cook with her children Dylan and Ellie, and the shoes and boxing glove which have been left half-chewed along the pathway. Picture: Sarah Standing (142295-1079)

Fox with foot fetish steals haul of shoes video

IT’S quite a collection of shoes – and it seems a cunning fox family has a fixation with them.


Prestigious award for green space in Fareham

A SENSORY garden and a woodland park have retained an award.


Shark spotted in water

A 5ft-long shark was spotted swimming in Chichester Harbour.

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Lesley Price, from Recycle for Hampshire, with pupils at Locks Heath Infants

Recycling competition turns cans into animals

CHILDREN showed off their crafting skills as they turned cans into animals as part of National Recycle Week.

Look out - there’s a dolphin about

WARM seas have led to an unprecedented number of dolphins being seen locally.

Kayleigh Davey with some of the vegetables that are grown on the farm. Picture: Sarah Standing (142076-7017)

It’s changed a little down on the farm

Farms are all around us and easy to take for granted. But there’s a lot more going on than there was a generation ago, as farms diversify to help secure their futures. Reporter Kimberley Barber investigates


Gearing up for big show

THE fruits of gardeners’ labour will be on show later this month.

Less rain than usual

THIS summer has been drier than normal, figures show.

Windfall of £2m will improve bus services

REDUCING the number of car trips to the countryside is the focus of a £2m funding boost.

Lobbyists may cause harm to environment

WELL-MEANING lobbyists might be inadvertently causing more harm to the environment than good, according to new research.

Works to improve safety

ROADWORKS will take place on a busy road in Fareham to improve safety.

L-R Tony Dickson and Bob Evans of the Eastney Cruising Association who are concerned about sewage being released into the harbour

Picture: Paul Jacobs (142268-1)

Anger over raw sewage being pumped into sea

RAW sewage being pumped into the sea has been condemned by a sailing club.


Cllr Lynn Evans and Patrick Barry from White Young Green, discuss proposed plans to build 700 homes at Hazelton Farm.

Exhibition held at Napier Hall, Horndean.
Picture: Allan Hutchings (142261-019)

Blueprint on show for school, homes and allotments video

PLANS for 700 new homes on land between Horndean and Rowlands Castle are a step closer to becoming a reality.

The Montgomery tree

Dangerous pine tree faces axe due to disease

A MUCH-LOVED tree described as a ‘significant landmark’ will be felled after it caught cauliflower fungus which caused it to rot.



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