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Senior reporter Jon Waller began working for the A&T in 2004 and has lived in the New Forest all his life. He covers local courts and healthcare, as well as Ringwood and Brockenhurst councils.

Frustration as thousands in New Forest and Christchurch given Covid jabs while others wait

THOUSANDS of people have been vaccinated in the New Forest and Christchurch although there are growing concerns that progress has been patchy. While some people aged in their 80s and 90s continue to wait for...

‘Stay safe’ plea as man in his 20s and 101-year-old woman among latest New...

THE deaths of a young man and a 102-year-old woman with Covid-19 prompted a fresh appeal for residents of all ages to do all they can to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Former Priestlands...

Villagers want more as first stage of Milford sea wall is finished

WORRIED villagers have demanded to know when the rest of Milford’s sea defences will be repaired after the final rock was placed to finish the first stage of an emergency upgrade. Costing £1.8m, the project...

Three years’ prison for driver who left trail of destruction through the New Forest

A MOTORIST led police on a pursuit for miles through parts of the New Forest during which he crashed into a house, collided with another car and drove at a group of officers, a...
New Forest leisure centres

Not-for-profit trust is picked to run New Forest leisure centres

A NOT-FOR-PROFIT trust has been chosen as the preferred bidder to run the New Forest’s five leisure centres. Freedom Leisure beat two other unnamed firms to win the nod from the district council to manage...

Christchurch pharmacy chosen to give the coronavirus vaccine

A CHRISTCHURCH pharmacy is one of five across Dorset chosen to deliver coronavirus vaccinations. The Grove Pharmacy at Christchurch Hospital will offer it from today (Thursday) as the programme is accelerated across the south-west. NHS England...

Plans for ‘unashamedly contemporary’ home rejected as council throws out three proposals for Milford...

A BID to build an “unashamedly contemporary" house on land at Milford has been thrown out at appeal. The plan was one of three proposals put forward by Mr and Mrs S. Dench for land...

Body found in flat above New Forest restaurant

THE body of a man in his 50s was found in a flat above an Indian restaurant in Brockenhurst on Saturday afternoon. Scenes-of-crime officers were spotted at the Dynasty outlet on Brookley Road later that...

‘Scary’ moment car erupts into fireball, seconds after pulling over

A RINGWOOD woman described the “scary” scene of a car going up in flames on the A31 yesterday (Sunday) evening. Katrina Beanie said she and her partner were driving towards Ringwood when they saw flames...
Lymington Shores

Developer given warning about breaking promise to build £1m bridge at Lymington Shores

LYMINGTON councillors have warned developer Redrow Homes its reputation will be damaged if it ploughs ahead with a bid to break a promise to build a £1m railway footbridge. The housebuilder has applied to New...
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