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Glynn Williams

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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.
A338 roadworks

Overnight closures mark start of new A338 Blackwater junction work

OVERNIGHT lane closures started last night to mark the start of work on a new A338 junction scheme running into next year. It came just as authorities are celebrating reopening of the full A338/Blackwater Junction...

PICTURES: Generations do battle in electric Goodwood salute to Kings of Speed

CROWDS flocked to one of the world’s biggest motoring celebrations to be overwhelmed by a display of the next generation cars and stars in Goodwood's salute to the Kings of Speed. For the second year...

155mph new fastest Focus ST a match for iconic RS making Goodwood debut

FORD has raised the flag on its rocketing new flagship Focus ST which is even speedier than the iconic last generation Focus RS - with both five-door hatch and estate versions good for 155mph. That...

Southern Water customers in line for pay-outs after Ofwat penalty

CUSTOMERS of Southern Water are in line for rebates after the supply and disposal giant was hit with a £126m record penalty by industry regulator Ofwat for years of “reckless” mismanagement allowing sewage leaks...
M27 closure

Motorists warned of M27 closure for 1,000-tonne bridge replacement

MOTORISTS using the M27 face another weekend closure for a new bridge deck weighing over 1,000 tonnes to be lifted into place in a spectacular operation near Romsey. Major diversions will be in place between...

All-electric new Corsa on the charge with promise of 200-mile range

AN all-electric new Corsa heralds the new generation of Vauxhall’s small car, promising a range of 205 miles, brisk acceleration and speedy charging – all for under £27,000. The Corsa-e zero emissions version of one...
Frank Coombes obituary

Frank Coombes: accountant who wrote book about the war for his grandchildren

A GRANDFATHER with distinguished wartime service and aviation career who spent much of his retirement actively involved in local organisations has died just a month before his 101st birthday. Frank Reginald Coombes and Ivy, the...

Go, go, go for McLaren New Forest as new branch leaves the starting grid

MCLAREN New Forest, the sports and supercar brand’s ninth retailer in Britain, is now open for business at Bramshaw near Cadnam. The British creator of luxury sportscars and supercars, McLaren Automotive, has appointed Harwoods Group...

Tesla specialist Richard is New Forest electric cars myth-buster

ELECTRIC vehicles may be the future yet they are still surrounded by mystery - but the New Forest has top myth-buster in New Milton-based Tesla specialist Richard Symons. The businessman is probably the country’s top...
Ron Evans obituary

Ron Evans: veteran survived Blitz and one of Second World War’s bloodiest battles

A VETERAN who survived one of the bloodiest battles of the Second World War and later went on to install the heating system for a young Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle, has died aged...
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