Home Authors Posts by Jon Waller

Jon Waller

Jon Waller
330 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
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.

Bashley back on track as strike duo bag hat-tricks

Sydenhams Premier: Bashley FC 7-2 Shaftesbury A RAMPANT Bashley FC hammered Shaftesbury 7-2 as hat-tricks by strikers Harry McGrath and Cameron Beard helped erase memories of last weekend's home defeat. In a frantic start to the Sydenhams...

Voting push as Christchurch Sailing Club vies for prestigious title

CHRISTCHURCH Sailing Club is hoping voters support its bid to be named the best club in the UK for 2020, with the final deadline for the prestigious poll fast approaching. It is one of 10...
New Forest cow attack

Think you know the Forest? Livestock safety campaign challenges dog owners

DOGS must be kept a safe distance from New Forest livestock – that’s the warning to owners sounded by the Commoners’ Defence Association following a spate of nasty incidents. The organisation has revealed a new...

Rest home told to improve over inspectors’ care concerns

A MARCHWOOD care home for older people and dementia sufferers fell below standards again at its latest inspection. Oaklands Rest Home was rated ‘requires improvement’ by national watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – the...

Building 143 homes near lakes ‘madness’, opponents warn

CAMPAIGNERS fighting a controversial scheme to build 143 homes close to a Ringwood nature reserve have welcomed criticisms of the idea by the Environment Agency. Hundreds of people - including TV presenter Chris Packham -...

Honours for Holocaust survivor, RNLI volunteer and youth supporter

A HOLOCAUST survivor, an RNLI volunteer and the manager of a Christchurch group which helps deprived families were among those recognised in the New Year Honours. William Bergman (85), from West Parley, was made an...
Brockenhurst Village Trust

Village community awards appeal for young people nominations

ENTRIES to Brockenhurst’s first Citizen of the Year awards have been encouraging, organisers say, but the category for young people needs a boost. Brockenhurst Village Trust is behind the awards, which are looking to honour...

Name released of New Forest dad killed in city car crash

TRIBUTES have been paid to a devoted family man and popular company executive from Sway, named as the victim of a fatal traffic collision in the run-up to Christmas. Simon Poole (47), who lived in...

Football troublemaker banned from Saints’ stadium for three years

A FOOTBALL fan has been banned from the Southampton FC St Mary’s Stadium for three years after he committed a public order offence during a match there. Aaron Hill (42), of Rushford Warren, Mudeford, appeared before...

Fatal crash victim Harry Turner was ‘shining star’, say family

THE family of a 29-year-old Totton man who died when his car crashed into a tree have paid tribute to him as a “shining star” who will be “deeply missed”. Harry Turner, who lived at...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest