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Glynn Williams

Glynn Williams
Senior reporter Glynn Williams is a seasoned journalist specialising in motoring, motor sport and transport issues. He has been involved in covering life in the New Forest for nearly two decades.
Colin Mudie

Colin Mudie: Ship designer, author and balloonist

LYMINGTON-based yacht and tall ships designer, balloonist, author and disabled-sailing advocate Colin Mudie has died aged 93. His vessels ranged from leather-skinned recreations of ancient craft and even a Chinese junk to powerboats, to the...

Electric vans put school dinners on road to being more eco-friendly

SCHOOL dinners are on the road to lower costs and carbon emissions, thanks to four new Nissan electric vehicles joining the catering fleet of Hampshire County Council. The delivery vehicles are part of the council’s...
Michael Lane

Hampshire police handed extra £800,000 to combat violent crime

HAMPSHIRE police and crime commissioner Michael Lane will be given an extra £800,000 from the government to continue the fight against violent crime. He is among 18 PCCs in the areas worst affected by violent...
Discovery yacht Group

Company boss quits over £1m compensation for leaky yacht

A YACHT company has been landed with a compensation bill of more than £1m after one of its new boats was found to have a catalogue of failings Discovery Yacht Group employs more than 100...
Hengistbury Head

Hengistbury Head watchkeepers celebrate year of surveying the sea

HENGISTBURY Head’s Coastwatch is set to celebrate its first full year operating from the lookout on Warren Hill. The National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) is a voluntary organisation and registered charity which provides a visual watch along the...
A31 M27 closures

M27 bridge replacement closure to bring 70-mile detour

DATES have been announced for the third and final closure of the M27 at Romsey to complete a £19m bridge replacement – and it will mean a 70-mile detour for some Forest-bound traffic. The planned...
Sway post office

New post office delivered to village in time for Christmas

JUST in time for Christmas, Sway has got a new post office after eight months without one – and it is bringing a jobs boost to the village. It will soon be open seven days...

Hard works pays off as farrier Lewis nails down England spot

NEW FOREST apprentice farrier Lewis Cook has won a coveted place in the England team for national and international competitions. Long hours and hard work have paid off to win the place, with practice before...
Cameron’s Cottage

Derelict cottage to be education centre in memory of Cameron (16)

A DERELICT cottage in the heart of the New Forest has been given the green light to be transformed into a unique residential education centre for young people in a tribute to a teenage...
Evelyn Lamb

Evelyn Lamb: Former district nurse was a champion for the NHS

RETIRED district nurse Evelyn Lamb, who was a champion of the NHS and pillar of the New Milton community for 60 years, has died at Oakhaven Hospice following a short illness. Evelyn was born in...
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