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Ben Craig

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Ben Craig is acting news editor. He grew up in the New Forest and started working for the A&T in 2002.

New Forest Fairy Festival cancelled by Public Health England

THE New Forest Fairy Festival, due to have been held in Burley this weekend, has been cancelled. Organisers announced the “devastating” news on Facebook on Wednesday afternoon, saying Public Heath England had taken the decision...

First New Forest coronavirus death reported for eight weeks as infection increase falls

A COVID-19 fatality has been reported in the New Forest for the first time in eight weeks, new figures show. The death happened in hospital and brings the toll in the district this year to...

Keep trying to book a test – plea for those with coronavirus symptoms to...

PEOPLE with coronavirus symptoms have been urged by the leader of Hampshire County Council to keep trying to book a test despite delays in the system. Cllr Keith Mans, who represents Brockenhurst, issued a statement...

Latest coronavirus figures – infections continue to rise across the New Forest

CORONAVIRUS numbers are accelerating in the New Forest and Christchurch, according to figures released this week. As of Tuesday government figures showed there had been a total of 561 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the...

Coronavirus infection cases on rise in New Forest amid sixth week of zero deaths

FOR the sixth week running there have been no Covid-19 deaths reported in the New Forest, although weekly case numbers are rising. The total death toll in the district this year remains at 131,...
Marchwood port

Plans for major expansion at port to create jobs – and traffic

MAJOR plans to intensify commercial activity and create jobs at the military port in Marchwood should not be at the expense of fresh congestion on local roads, a local councillor has warned. A near doubling...
Southampton Road

Woman charged with drink-driving after Lymington car fire

A WOMAN has been charged with drink-driving after a car caught fire in Lymington late last night. The vehicle was ablaze on the A337 Southampton Road at about 2.20am this morning (Friday), said Hampshire Fire...

Cyclist suffered ‘serious injuries’ in collision with car

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision with a car in Beaulieu. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which was reported to have happened on the B3054 in...
NFDC local Plan

Council accused of ‘behind the scenes’ talks with developers

NEW Forest District Council has been accused of secretive “behind the scenes” discussions with developers about major building projects. The accusation was levelled by civic group the Lymington Society which urged the authority to be...

Former Liberal Democrat chair denies ‘bullying’ claim by member

THE former chair of the New Forest Liberal Democrats has been reported to the party’s HQ over an allegation of bullying. Roger Stephens, who denies the claim, is facing an investigation by regional officials based...
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