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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.

Closed hotels and pubs donate fresh supplies to New Forest food bank

NEW Forest businesses forced to close over Christmas due to coronavirus restrictions generously donated stock to a local food bank. Volunteers at the Lymington-based New Forest Basics Bank were delighted to receive the large hauls...

Back from the dead – veteran Ron reads his own obituary after Army newsletter...

“THE news of my death is greatly exaggerated” – so said a New Milton veteran who had the dubious pleasure of reading his own obituary. It was a Mark Twain moment for Col. Ron Back,...

Men charged with hunting offences in the New Forest

TWO men are due to appear in court accused of animal hunting offences in the New Forest. Police made arrests after responding to reports dogs were being used to hunt a wild animal on private...

Man arrested over string of burglaries across the New Forest

A MAN has been arrested in connection with a string of burglaries across the New Forest over a period of two months. Police investigation reports garages and vehicles had been raided, with hauls of power...

Keyhaven parking meter ripped out by vandals days after charges introduced

VANDALS ripped a car park meter from the ground less than two weeks after it started charging motorists parking near the sea wall at Keyhaven. The New Forest District Council short-stay parking machine in Solent...

Christchurch residents face delays to postal service as coronavirus hits Royal Mail staff

CHRISTCHURCH residents are facing postal service delays as Covid-19 hits an increasing number of Royal Mail workers. Today (Tuesday) the service released a list of 27 zones in England and one in Northern Ireland where...

New Milton freezes its council tax share over residents’ Covid struggles

DIFFICULTIES faced by New Milton residents during the pandemic prompted town councillors to freeze their share of the council tax. The levy on an average band D household will remain at £107.48, as the total...

Traffic gridlock as jack-knifed lorry and gas works shut part of A36

EMERGENCY gas works and a jack-knifed lorry closed off a stretch of the A36 at Ower in the New Forest this morning (Tuesday). Gridlock was reported shortly before 7.30am as Salisbury Road was shut for...

Bill ‘paid in full’ as pair come forward following CCTV appeal over Christchurch restaurant...

AN incident which sparked a police CCTV appeal after two people allegedly left without paying for their meal at a Christchurch restaurant has been resolved. Images of the suspects were released on Monday by officers...

Warning over coronavirus vaccine text scam

RESIDENTS are urged to beware Covid-19 vaccination scammers asking for financial details. By last Thursday, Action Fraud had received 57 reports of text messages claiming to be from the NHS, offering the opportunity to sign...
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