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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.

New Eling Wharf owners promise to tackle poisonous land contamination

THE new owners of Eling Wharf are set to begin cleaning up the polluted site after traces of arsenic, lead and mercury were discovered. As previously reported in the A&T, nearly £14m was paid by...

Hordle biker killed in head-on crash was double drink-drive limit

AN EXPERIENCED motorcyclist who was more than twice the drink-drive limit was killed when he crossed into the path of an oncoming car, an inquest heard. Michael Webb of Sidney Lane in Hordle, died a...

Brockenhurst College students take education funding campaign to MPs

STUDENTS who launched a petition calling on the government to increase further education funding watched the issue debated in parliament after gaining more than 70,000 signatures. Charlotte Jones and Hannah Powis, who are studying A-level...

Wayne Roberts: familiar New Milton face was music fan with love for aviation

A NEW MILTON man with a love of music who was well-known around the town for always wearing his headphones has died aged 60. Wayne Roberts, whose favourite artists included the Bee Gees, Michael Jackson...

School sexting victim Megan speaks out in new police campaign

A TEENAGER who was left humiliated after a nude photo of her was spread on social media is backing a campaign led by Hampshire Constabulary to raise awareness of “sexting”. Megan Hinton (19), from Marchwood,...

Failing pre-school in Dibden Purlieu relaunched under new management

A Dibden Purlieu pre-school has officially opened its own nursery which replaces a former preschool on the site. The former Wildground Preschool, which was led by a voluntary management committee, closed last year after Ofsted visited...

Chris Packham attacks ‘short-sighted’ Ringwood housing plan near nature reserve

TV NATURALIST Chris Packham has intervened to voice concerns about the proposed construction of over 140 homes on green belt land north of Ringwood. As reported in the A&T, Gladman Developments Ltd has applied to...

Knifeman hunted by police for string of bookmaker robberies

A MAN brandished a knife at workers when he struck at a Holbury bookmakers in a string of terrifying raids across the county. Police hunting the suspect are linking the incident at Ladbrokes in Long...

Lymington man who died of overdose ‘on medication since he was 16’

A LYMINGTON man with a long-standing history of depression and anxiety died after taking an overdose of his prescription medication. Samuel Hayes (22), of Fairlea Road, was found by his mother Kirsty around 6.30pm on...

Police investigate mystery blaze that destroyed Totton shed company building

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the cause of a blaze at a shed building company’s warehouse in Totton. As reported in the A&T, around 30 firefighters battled to contain the inferno which engulfed Solent Sheds, a...
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