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Tories' dominance faces challenge as voters go to the polls

02 May 2019
Tories' dominance faces challenge as voters go to the polls

Tories' dominance faces challenge as voters go to the polls

02 May 2019

Polling stations open at 7am and close at 10pm today (Thursday) VOTERS are going to the polls today (Thursday) with the ruling Conservatives facing a…


Win tickets to the Broadlands Country Show by answering this simple question

24 April 2019
Win tickets to the Broadlands Country Show by answering this simple question

Win tickets to the Broadlands Country Show by answering this simple question

24 April 2019

Knights of Middle England are performing at Broadlands this year Competition closed BIRDS of prey will be displaying their striking talents as the British…


Thug jailed for headbutt attack during string of assaults

19 April 2019
Thug jailed for headbutt attack during string of assaults

Thug jailed for headbutt attack during string of assaults

19 April 2019

Southampton Magistrates' Court in London Road A MAN has been jailed for nearly six months for a serious of violent assaults on three men and a woman in…


From Our Files: Mrs Brotherton's in khaki again, police shortage, and a 'dreadful' footbridge

15 April 2019
From Our Files: Mrs Brotherton's in khaki again, police shortage, and a 'dreadful' footbridge

From Our Files: Mrs Brotherton's in khaki again, police shortage, and a 'dreadful' footbridge

15 April 2019

75 YEARS AGO FIFTY-YEAR-OLD Mrs G. M. Brotherton, of Burley, is in khaki again. A Women’s Legion Ambulance driver in the last war, she volunteered for…


From Our Files: Lymington submarine hero, Hitler's nose, and a noisy cockerel

31 March 2019
From Our Files: Lymington submarine hero, Hitler's nose, and a noisy cockerel

From Our Files: Lymington submarine hero, Hitler's nose, and a noisy cockerel

31 March 2019

75 YEARS AGO Paymaster Lieut. Bill Johnson, RNVR, well-known in Lymington amateur dramatic and tennis circles before the war, when he was on the staff…


Brothers jailed for life over murder of 26-year-old man

25 March 2019
Brothers jailed for life over murder of 26-year-old man

Brothers jailed for life over murder of 26-year-old man

25 March 2019

Brothers Charlie and Sidney Cooper TWO brothers have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a 26-year-old in Totton in an attack compared…


From Our Files: a soldier dress thief, prisoner promoted, and a Lyndhurst queues solution?

22 March 2019
From Our Files: a soldier dress thief, prisoner promoted, and a Lyndhurst queues solution?

From Our Files: a soldier dress thief, prisoner promoted, and a Lyndhurst queues solution?

22 March 2019

75 YEARS AGO EVIDENCE that an alleged absentee was wearing women’s clothing, including a fur coat, was given at Lymington Borough police court, when a…


From Our Files: pipe dream scheme, alderman's apology refusal, and traders 'stun' council

15 March 2019
From Our Files: pipe dream scheme, alderman's apology refusal, and traders 'stun' council

From Our Files: pipe dream scheme, alderman's apology refusal, and traders 'stun' council

15 March 2019

75 YEARS AGO IN May, 1943, the inhabitants of Milford collected the sum of £162 14s. 6d, as a gift to ex-PC, and Mrs Hancock on the retirement of the…


Three-year ban for driving at more than four times drink limit

13 March 2019
Three-year ban for driving at more than four times drink limit

Three-year ban for driving at more than four times drink limit

13 March 2019

Rebecca Patience (44) was four times the drink-drive limit DRIVING while more than four times the drink limit landed a motorist with a three-year ban…


Over the River and Through the Woods with New Forest Players

11 March 2019
Over the River and Through the Woods with New Forest Players

Over the River and Through the Woods with New Forest Players

11 March 2019

New Forest Players perform Over the River and Through the Woods AS the first of their spring offerings, New Forest Players presented Over the River and…


Cheers to first year of The Wheel Inn community pub

08 March 2019
Cheers to first year of The Wheel Inn community pub

Cheers to first year of The Wheel Inn community pub

08 March 2019

The Wheel Inn at Bowling Green, Pennington RE-OPENED by the community a year ago this month, The Wheel Inn at Bowling Green Pennington has been completely…


Drug dealer killed in 'frenzied' attack by brothers, trial told

07 March 2019
Drug dealer killed in 'frenzied' attack by brothers, trial told

Drug dealer killed in 'frenzied' attack by brothers, trial told

07 March 2019

Victim Courtney Jones TWO brothers set upon a drug dealer like a “pack of wolves” before stabbing him to death on a driveway, the opening of a murder…


From Our Files: British Legion buys hall, fire at Fawley, and horse rider prejudice

07 March 2019
From Our Files: British Legion buys hall, fire at Fawley, and horse rider prejudice

From Our Files: British Legion buys hall, fire at Fawley, and horse rider prejudice

07 March 2019

75 YEARS AGO NEW MILTON branch of the British Legion on Monday approved a scheme for the acquisition of the Public Hall as a British Legion War Memorial…


Lymington Players' sell-out run of A Bunch of Amateurs

02 March 2019
Lymington Players' sell-out run of A Bunch of Amateurs

Lymington Players' sell-out run of A Bunch of Amateurs

02 March 2019

Lymington Players presented A Bunch of Amateurs A NUMBER of first-timers took part in Lymington Players’ production of the terrific comedy A Bunch of…


On your marks... Get set for Pancake Day races in the New Forest

28 February 2019
On your marks... Get set for Pancake Day races in the New Forest

On your marks... Get set for Pancake Day races in the New Forest

28 February 2019

Brockenhurst pancake races in 2018 Tuesday will be Pancake Day – so here is a guide to a few of the events in the local area to help have a flipping good…


Drug-dealing footballer back on the pitch hours after sentencing

28 February 2019
Drug-dealing footballer back on the pitch hours after sentencing

Drug-dealing footballer back on the pitch hours after sentencing

28 February 2019

Brockenhurst FC's ground in Grigg Lane A DRUG-DEALING footballer was back playing for his New Forest club hours after being sentenced for possessing a…


From Our Files: a soldier writes, a model sleeper, and too few police in Brockenhurst...

23 February 2019
From Our Files: a soldier writes, a model sleeper, and too few police in Brockenhurst...

From Our Files: a soldier writes, a model sleeper, and too few police in Brockenhurst...

23 February 2019

75 YEARS AGO SIR – I am writing these few lines to tell you how much I appreciate the old New Milton Advertiser. I have it sent to me every week, and…


Police cracking down on speed offenders in Christchurch

19 February 2019
Police cracking down on speed offenders in Christchurch

Police cracking down on speed offenders in Christchurch

19 February 2019

A Dorset Police speed van POLICE speed camera teams will be out in force in Christchurch today (Tuesday) and for the rest of the week. The operation,…


From Our Files: superfast firefighters, decimalisation decisions, and underage drinking

15 February 2019
From Our Files: superfast firefighters, decimalisation decisions, and underage drinking

From Our Files: superfast firefighters, decimalisation decisions, and underage drinking

15 February 2019

75 YEARS AGO New Milton Section of the National Fire Service were called out to a fire in Ashley Road on Saturday - and arrived even before the occupier…


From Our Files: sad news from Tunisia, auction 'trickery', and pony neglect claims

08 February 2019
From Our Files: sad news from Tunisia, auction 'trickery', and pony neglect claims

From Our Files: sad news from Tunisia, auction 'trickery', and pony neglect claims

08 February 2019

75 YEARS AGO FROM a War Office letter which his parents have received, it appears that Lieut. Michael Roche, elder son of Captain A. L. Roche, MBE, and…


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