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Carolyn Griffith

Carolyn Griffith
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.

Thieves snatch baby bunnies from family ice cream parlour

BABY bunnies have been stolen from the garden of an ice cream parlour. The incident occurred at Carlos Ices and Tea Rooms in Romsey Road, West Wellow, on Sunday night. A police spokesperson confirmed that a...

Gang of supermarket raiders snatch cigarettes and empty tills

POLICE are hunting raiders who broke into a supermarket in Totton and stole a quantity of cigarettes this morning (Tuesday). Hampshire Police confirmed officers were called at 3.45am following the break-in at Morrisons in Spruce...
Tweedy Laundry flats

Residents forced to flee their homes from launderette fire

RESIDENTS living above a launderette had to flee to safety when a blaze broke out last night (Monday). The alarm was raised just before 9pm and fire crews raced to Tweedy Laundry in Rumbridge Street,...

Drugs and alcohol killed man who drank up to 24 cans of cider a...

A MAN who drank up to 24 cans of cider a day died from acute alcohol intoxication, an inquest heard. Karl Chambers (46) was found unconscious in bed by his partner Eileen Kiley at their...
Retirement flats plan

Developer wins planning battle for block of 43 retirement flats

A DEVELOPER has won an appeal to build 43 retirement properties in Hythe. Churchill Retirement Living was initially refused permission for the new homes on the site of the former builders’ merchant, PC Building Supplies,...
Princess Anne Hospital

Princess Anne Hospital ranked among best in the world

A MATERNITY hospital where many New Forest mums have given birth has been ranked among the best in the world. A total of 1,000 hospitals from the US, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Switzerland, South Korea,...
Jackie White with bruise

Hit-and-run driver left disabled woman in ‘horrendous’ pain

A PEDESTRIAN has spoken of her shock after she was the victim of a hit-and-run in Hythe, which left her with severe bruising. Police are searching for the driver or a black or dark blue...
Lyndhurst Parish Council's office in the High Street

Parish council to close ‘money trap’ office to cut spending

Lyndhurst Parish Council is to close its "money trap" office in the village high street to save cash. The facility at 13 High Street, is open to members of the public for two days a...

Sea Scouts hit funding target to save base from the waves

A DONATION from ExxonMobil has enabled Hythe Sea Scouts to hit their £80,000 fundraising target to build sea defences to stop their clubhouse being washed away. The group launched an appeal in 2016 after dramatic...
A vinatge camera

Charity shop seeking mystery donor of ‘substantial’ camera collection

THE manager of a charity shop is attempting to trace a man who donated his late father's camera collection after it raised a “substantial” amount for the organisation. The man, who did not give his...
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