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Roz Waters

Roz Waters
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.
Milford homes

Housebuilder starts work as village campaigners fail to fund legal challenge

DEVELOPERS’ diggers moved onto a Milford field hours after opponents announced they will not pursue a legal challenge to block the construction of 42 homes. Work on the site next to Milford Primary School, known...
Burley working men's club

Rescue plan unveiled for village’s under-threat working men’s club

A VALUE food menu and extended opening hours are being introduced in a bid to safeguard the future of Burley working men’s club. The facility, known locally as the Wathen Bartlett, is located opposite Burley...
NFDC local Plan

Developers push council to open up more New Forest green belt for building

MORE of the protected green belt should be freed up for housebuilding around New Forest towns, a planning enquiry at Lyndhurst has been told by developers. The examination into the district council’s draft Local Plan...

Win tickets to see the Puppini Sisters at the Regent Centre

Competition closed BURLESQUE-inspired musical trio the Puppini Sisters will be in concert at the Christchurch Regent Centre later this month. Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading close-harmony groups, the Puppini Sisters have previously collaborated...
New Forest pony stallion

Rider’s encounter with frisky stallion prompts warning to keep clear

EQUESTRIANS and walkers are being urged to avoid parts of the New Forest after reports of a stallion chasing a horse rider near Burley. The incident, described as “very dangerous and frightening”, took place in...
Lighthouse Poole

Pick up your A&T to win tickets to I Am Turtle at Lighthouse Poole

Competition closed THE ancient songs of the sea will be celebrated as the family puppet show I Am Turtle arrives at the Lighthouse Poole centre for arts on Saturday 29th June. Focusing on increasing problems associated...
Momentum Children's Charity

Children’s charity appeals for help after beach hut demolition warning

A CHARITY for sick children has launched an urgent appeal for a new beach hut in Milford after being warned its current structure is facing demolition. Momentum Children’s Charity uses the hut for young patients...
Will Rochfort

Artist’s brush with disaster after precious painting takes a train ride

A LYMINGTON artist has been reunited with a £3,500 painting which travelled hundreds of miles around the country after being lost on a train in London. Will Rochfort had been working for almost two years...
New Forest housing

‘Disgraceful’ rent demand for commoners’ homes sparks New Forest housing row

A LEADING New Forest watchdog group has accused Forestry England of defying government policy by charging full market rents on homes which should be used to support commoning. Speaking at a meeting of the Verderers’...

Win tickets to see Jeremy Vine at the Regent Centre

TOP broadcaster and journalist Jeremy Vine will be in Christchurch next month as he tries to find out “what the hell is going on”. Probably best known as the host of one of the UK’s...
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