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Chris March
A reporter with the A&T since 2005, Chris March covers New Milton Town Council and writes about some of the crimes, road accidents and fires that take place across the New Forest and Christchurch.

Police name Highcliffe School pupil killed at train station

A SCHOOL pupil who was killed after being hit by a train has been named as Kate Mullins from Mudeford. The 16-year-old, who was in Year 11 at Highcliffe School, was pronounced dead at the...

Elderly pedestrian killed in collision identified by police

THE devastated family of an elderly pedestrian who died following a collision with a car in Christchurch have paid tribute to those who tried to save her life. Joy Norman (82), who lived in the...

Police officers linking surge of Lymington break-ins

A RASH of 26 non-dwelling burglaries are being linked by police to a raid on a farm in which a man was struck with a crowbar-type weapon. As reported in the A&T, Gregory Finch (31)...
Patrick Earnshaw in Highcliffe School's head teacher

Highcliffe School ‘shocked and saddened’ at pupil’s railway death

A TEENAGE girl killed after being hit by a train at a railway station at the weekend was a Highcliffe School pupil. Paramedics and British Transport Police officers responded to the incident on the line...
Ambulance and police were called to the scene

Woman (90) dies in hospital after collision at busy New Forest junction

AN elderly woman has died in hospital 12 days after being involved in a collision between a car and a van at a busy junction on a main road between Milford and Lymington. The smash...

Crowbar-wielding intruders chased off in raid on special needs farm

A MAN was struck with a crowbar-type weapon as intruders for the third time targeted a farm which offers assisted learning for people with special needs. One of the four offenders hit Gregory Finch (31)...

Casualty killed in train incident which shut railway line

A PERSON died when they were hit by a train in an incident last night (Sunday) which affected rail services between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth. Paramedics and British Transport Police officers responded to reports the collision...

Police hunting man after young woman sexually assaulted on bus

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted by a fellow passenger on a bus through Christchurch. Dorset Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to track down following the incident, which took place on...

Fire attack shut only toilets in New Milton town centre

A SUSPECTED arson attack on New Milton town centre’s only public toilet block resulted in it being kept closed during the busy market day. Firefighters responded to reports of a small blaze at the New...

Repair bills mount as BMX riders chop down trees for jumps

“WE need to take action.” This was the declaration by a leading New Milton councillor amid continued reports of BMX riders causing thousands of pounds of damage to woodland at Long Meadow in Barton...
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