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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.
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...
ExxonMobil

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...

Fatal appendicitis misdiagnosed by hospital as stomach bug, inquest told

THE parents of a five-year-old who died at home from a burst appendix after being wrongly diagnosed in hospital with a bad stomach bug had not been given sufficient advice by doctors when they...
Jude Nwachukwu

Brockenhurst FC star spared jail over £12,000 cannabis haul

A BROCKENHURST FC player who was caught with more than £12,000 worth of cannabis for dealing has narrowly avoided being sent to jail. Jude Nwachukwu (25), who was signed to the team in 2015 and...

The new Lookout cafe in Lepe eyes national design award

THE new Lookout cafe at Lepe Country Park, which was part of a recent £2.9m refurbishment, has been shortlisted for a national award by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The new eatery replaced...

Nursing home rated ‘inadequate’ by inspectors for second time

A CARE home which supports older people including some with dementia and physical disabilities has again been rated as inadequate by inspectors. Colbury House nursing home in Hill Street, Calmore, is registered to care for...
Lyndhurst Parish Council's office in the High Street

Cost pressures threaten Lyndhurst Parish Council office

LYNDHURST Parish Council may be forced to close its office in the village due to running costs of around £10,000 per month. The facility has been located at 13 High Street for the past two...

Police arrest teenager after robbery at McColl’s store in Totton

A TEENAGER has been arrested following a robbery at a convenience store in which cash and cigarettes were stolen. Police were alerted to the incident at McColl’s in Longstock Crescent, Totton, after a member of...

Angry Totton residents challenge police claims of falling crime

RESIDENTS who packed a public meeting in Totton to air their concerns over crime challenged claims by police it had gone down. The event was organised by town councilor Neville Penman who said he wanted...
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