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Roz Waters

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Senior reporter Roz Waters grew up in the New Forest and lives in Milford. She has worked at the A&T for 16 years and covers Milford Parish Council, Lymington Harbour Commissioners and the Verderers' Court. She also edits the Leisure page.

Safety work agreed at New Forest accident blackspot

MAJOR safety improvements at a notorious New Forest junction look set to begin this autumn after the verderers gave the go-ahead for a land-swap. Work at Ipley crossroads, which has been the scene of two...

Obituary: Roy Davis – longstanding owner of Pennington Cross Garage

LONGSTANDING Pennington Cross Garage proprietor Roy Davis has died at the age of 99. Born in Plymouth in 1921, Roy had two brothers, Gordon and Ian. His father was a congregational minister so the family...

Why Lymington’s landmark monkey puzzle tree had to go

LOW rainfall and hot weather were blamed for the death of a landmark monkey puzzle tree at Lymington’s Woodside Gardens. A decision to fell the specimen was taken by Lymington and Pennington Town Council after...

Plans to move village shop after more than 100 years on same site

PLANS have been revealed to secure the future of a popular New Forest community shop by relocating to a new extension at the local village hall. The Pilley Community Shop and post office, which is...

Hit-and-run pig death among spate of animals killed on New Forest roads

MOTORISTS are being urged to take extra care on New Forest roads following a spate of accidents in the past week. The 'add three minutes' campaign was highlighted by the national park authority yesterday (Tuesday)...

£9,000 rewards handed to witnesses after New Forest animal hit-and-run convictions

REWARDS worth £9,000 have been handed to witnesses who help secure the convictions of two hit-and-run drivers who left animals to die on New Forest roads. The cash, which has been paid from a reward...

Obituary: Nick Filbee – Lymington solicitor, musician and former chair of Coda Music Trust

RESPECTED Lymington solicitor and former chair of the Walkford-based Coda Music Trust Nick Filbee has died at the age of 72. A talented artist and musician, Nick was also involved with many local groups and...

Obituary: Joan Harris – international dancer and ballet authority on several classic films

FORMER international dancer Joan Harris, who was ballet mistress for classic film The Red Shoes and director of ballet at the Norwegian Opera, has died at the age of 100. A leading light in the...
Keyhaven parking

New parking charges set for beauty spot in fight against wild campers

NEW car parking charges are set to be introduced at Keyhaven to prevent campervans from staying for weeks at a time. The changes will be subject to a public consultation, and would apply to the...

Snout and about – pigs to go nuts for Forest acorns from Monday

THIS year’s pannage season will begin on Monday when pigs are let loose to gobble up acorns in the New Forest. Pannage has been a tradition since the time of William the Conqueror, and usually...
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