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Carolyn Griffith

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Reporter Carolyn Griffith joined the A&T in 2007 after graduating from university with a degree in journalism. Her patch includes Totton, the Waterside and Lyndhurst. She regularly attends court hearings and inquests.

‘Don’t feed other people’s animals’ – warning after New Forest pony taken ill

A HORSE owner is urging the public not to feed other people's livestock after her filly was taken ill from eating bread thrown into her field. Sally Strugnell told the A&T that it was lucky...

Busy Lyndhurst road without pedestrian crossing is ‘an accident waiting to happen’

THE lack of a pedestrian crossing on a busy road in Lyndhurst is “an accident waiting to happen”, a resident has claimed. Jane Parry raised her concerns at a meeting of Lyndhurst Parish Council last...

Community concert to raise money for girls’ brain tumour treatments

TICKETS have gone on sale for a fundraising concert in aid of two little girls who are both battling brain tumours. The gig on 4th October at New Milton Memorial Centre is organised by the...
Calshot Tower

Watch tower volunteers on a high with award from the Queen

VOLUNTEERS who help maintain the safety of one of the busiest waterways in the UK have been given an award from the Queen. Calshot Tower watchkeepers, who are part of the National Coastwatch Institution (NCI),...
Matthew Collings

NHS trust apologises for ‘missed opportunities’ to save suicidal father

AN ACUTELY depressed Lymington man who took his own life was let down by mental health professionals who failed to provide adequate support, an inquest heard. Father-of-four Matthew Collings (54), was found hanged in woodland...
Totton A35 crossing

Town crossing pushed for safety work after series of accidents

A PEDESTRIAN crossing which has been the scene of several accidents will be considered for improvements, Hampshire County Council has confirmed. The area under scrutiny, on the A35 Totton bypass and near the busy Rushington...
Tom Porter

Tom Porter: Entrepreneur who served in the navy alongside Prince Philip

AN ENTREPRENEUR who owned a pub chain, wrote quizzes and had many books published has died aged 93. Tom Porter had lived in Burley where he was also a school governor, but had spent his...
Ashurst play park

Children invited to go wild at opening of new nature play park

FAMILIES are being invited to the launch of a new children's wild play space in Ashurst tomorrow (Wednesday). The area has been created within Ashurst and Colbury recreation ground in Whartons Lane and features tree...
Isabelle Revill

Family launch treatment appeal as little Isabelle fights rare brain tumour

A FAMILY has set up a fundraising appeal to pay for specialist treatment for their one-year-old daughter who has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive brain tumour. Lee and Jemma Revill, from Christchurch, were...
A tick

Humid conditions prompt health warning to watch out for ticks

PEOPLE are being urged to watch out for ticks as the area is affected by the kind of humid conditions in which they thrive. With many enjoying the New Forest during the summer months, Hampshire...
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