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Andy Sherwood

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Andy Sherwood began at the A&T as a reporter and is now the news editor, in charge of all editorial output. He has lived locally for many years and has three children.

Forest groups agree to take action on declining health of Hatchet Pond

AN urgent action plan to protect Hatchet Pond near Beaulieu – one of the UK’s most important nature spots which is threatened by pollution and over-use – has been agreed by a group of...

Train tests the tracks for potential reopening of Waterside line

A SOUTH Western Railway train has been run on the Totton-to-Hythe line to investigate its potential reopening more than 50 years after regular passenger services stopped. This follows a successful submission to the Department for...

School’s food parcels help more than 900 families

MORE than 900 families have been helped with vital food supplies during lockdown thanks to a Lymington school. The Priestlands pupil parcel delivery service began in March and is continuing as the school welcomed back...
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Wightlink sets date for return of Lymington ferry crossings

WIGHTLINK is to resume services on the Lymington ferry route to Yarmouth on Friday 17th July. All sailings were stopped in March when lockdown restrictions were introduced but the company says the easing of measures...
Diana Maddock

Former Christchurch MP Baroness Diana Maddock dies

THE former Christchurch Liberal Democrat MP Baroness Diana Maddock has died at the age of 75. Announcing the news, acting party leader Ed Davey said: “Diana helped shape the heart of the Liberal Democrat Party....

New boss takes reins at commoners group

THE Commoners’ Defence Association has a new leader in the saddle. Charlotte Lines has been appointed acting chair until a permanent successor can be found to Tony Hockley who stood down after three years leading...

Plans to demolish historic buildings at village entrance

PROPOSALS to replace a set of historic buildings in Brockenhurst with a café and holiday accommodation aimed at cyclists are being opposed by local groups and residents. Farooq Ahmed is seeking consent from the national...

Forest car parks closed to protect rare birds after visitor numbers soar

THE big rise in the number of people visiting the New Forest has prompted the authorities to close several car parks to protect rare ground-nesting birds. The national park is an important stronghold for species...

Pipes play for Jimmy as he celebrates his century

BAGPIPES celebrated the 100th birthday of well-known Ringwood resident Jimmy Gordon who has played a key role in the local community for decades. Jimmy came to the area from his native Scotland when he joined...

Countess of Wessex gives New Forest food charity a royal hand

VOLUNTEERS at FareShare Southern Central’s food distribution centre in Totton were joined by Sophie, Countess of Wessex, to help send supplies to people in need during the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative was organised by Southampton...
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