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Antonella Lazzeri was a Fleet Street journalist for over 30 years. She has returned to her roots in the New Forest and Christchurch to cover subjects that matter to the community.

Attempted murder trial: Forest woman ‘strangled by ex who identifies as the Joker’

30 May 2024
Attempted murder trial: Forest woman ‘strangled by ex who identifies as the Joker’

Attempted murder trial: Forest woman ‘strangled by ex who identifies as the Joker’

30 May 2024

A man who “identifies” as comic book villain the Joker tried to kill his partner by strangling her in her New Forest home, a court trial heard.


Lymington man’s Empire State Building abseil with royalty and Hollywood star

30 May 2024
Lymington man’s Empire State Building abseil with royalty and Hollywood star

Lymington man’s Empire State Building abseil with royalty and Hollywood star

30 May 2024

A Lymington man has abseiled down the Empire State Building in front of royalty and Hollywood royalty for charity.


Forest paedophile jailed 20 years after abuse incidents

29 May 2024
Forest paedophile jailed 20 years after abuse incidents

Forest paedophile jailed 20 years after abuse incidents

29 May 2024

A child abuse victim stayed silent about her ordeal because she blamed herself after her attacker tried to kill himself following one incident.


Restoration plans unveiled for fire-ravaged church

29 May 2024
Restoration plans unveiled for fire-ravaged church

Restoration plans unveiled for fire-ravaged church

29 May 2024

A fire-ravaged church is planned to be restored to how it was when it was built in 1869.


Castle tearooms to reopen after two years as new operator revealed

28 May 2024
Castle tearooms to reopen after two years as new operator revealed

Castle tearooms to reopen after two years as new operator revealed

28 May 2024

The tea rooms at Highcliffe Castle are set for a new operator which already runs facilities on Bournemouth Pier.


‘Small and friendly’ care home given ‘good’ rating

27 May 2024
‘Small and friendly’ care home given ‘good’ rating

‘Small and friendly’ care home given ‘good’ rating

27 May 2024

A “small and friendly” Mudeford care home has been given a ‘good’ rating by care inspectors.


Developer given the go-ahead for controversial drive-through on busy roundabout

26 May 2024
Developer given the go-ahead for controversial drive-through on busy roundabout

Developer given the go-ahead for controversial drive-through on busy roundabout

26 May 2024

A developer has been allowed to build a controversial drive-through on a busy Christchurch roundabout after winning an appeal.

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From our Files: Cotton wool kids...homes’ prison view...stolen monkeys

25 May 2024
From our Files: Cotton wool kids...homes’ prison view...stolen monkeys

From our Files: Cotton wool kids...homes’ prison view...stolen monkeys

25 May 2024

The stories making the headlines in the A&T 25 and 50 years ago.


Connor’s 65-mile Forest day ride for autism charity

24 May 2024
Connor’s 65-mile Forest day ride for autism charity

Connor’s 65-mile Forest day ride for autism charity

24 May 2024

A man is cycling 65 miles around the New Forest in a day to raise money for a charity which helped him find fun and friendship.


Fun and family frolics as May Fayre returns to New Milton rec

24 May 2024
Fun and family frolics as May Fayre returns to New Milton rec

Fun and family frolics as May Fayre returns to New Milton rec

24 May 2024

A day of fun for all ages is promised by Lions Club of New Milton for its May Fayre this Saturday.


Forest pupil’s poster chosen for county-wide walking scheme

22 May 2024
Forest pupil’s poster chosen for county-wide walking scheme

Forest pupil’s poster chosen for county-wide walking scheme

22 May 2024

A Forest schoolgirl’s poster for Walk to School Week took pride of place when the scheme launched across Hampshire this week.


Developer replaces felled trees at controversial site – and vows another plan to build homes

19 May 2024
Developer replaces felled trees at controversial site – and vows another plan to build homes

Developer replaces felled trees at controversial site – and vows another plan to build homes

19 May 2024

A developer has planted 30 saplings in place of trees he cut down on a controversial site in Highcliffe after complaints to BCP Council.


New Forest Marathon makes world’s top 10 for most popular

19 May 2024
New Forest Marathon makes world’s top 10 for most popular

New Forest Marathon makes world’s top 10 for most popular

19 May 2024

Organisers of the New Forest marathon are celebrating after it was voted the most popular one in the UK.


From our Files: Inhuman TV rules...vandalism spree...disappearing goslings

18 May 2024
From our Files: Inhuman TV rules...vandalism spree...disappearing goslings

From our Files: Inhuman TV rules...vandalism spree...disappearing goslings

18 May 2024

The stories making the headlines in the A&T 25 and 50 years ago.


Remains of possible medieval murder victim found on Forest beach set for proper burial

17 May 2024
Remains of possible medieval murder victim found on Forest beach set for proper burial

Remains of possible medieval murder victim found on Forest beach set for proper burial

17 May 2024

Skeletal remains of what could have been a medieval murder victim are to be given a proper burial while mystery surrounds who the person was.


‘So upsetting’ – church apology after son finds load of earth dumped on mother’s grave

17 May 2024
‘So upsetting’ – church apology after son finds load of earth dumped on mother’s grave

‘So upsetting’ – church apology after son finds load of earth dumped on mother’s grave

17 May 2024

The churchwarden at a New Forest church has apologised after a son visiting his mother’s grave found it covered by a load of earth from a nearby plot.


Pick your own blooms and learn how to arrange them at organic flower farm

12 May 2024
Pick your own blooms and learn how to arrange them at organic flower farm

Pick your own blooms and learn how to arrange them at organic flower farm

12 May 2024

A flower farm in Fordingbridge is offering workshops where people can pick their own blooms then learn how to arrange them perfectly.


From our Files: ‘Pony romantics’...LSD smuggler...coastal costs...movie role

11 May 2024
From our Files: ‘Pony romantics’...LSD smuggler...coastal costs...movie role

From our Files: ‘Pony romantics’...LSD smuggler...coastal costs...movie role

11 May 2024

What was making headlines in the A&T 25 and 50 years ago


Anger over Forest parish council’s ‘staggering’ 66% tax rise

08 May 2024
Anger over Forest parish council’s ‘staggering’ 66% tax rise

Anger over Forest parish council’s ‘staggering’ 66% tax rise

08 May 2024

A NEW Forest parish council whose council tax precept soared by 66% has been accused of “bad financial management” at a public meeting.


Police officer guilty of misconduct for cutting off female officers’ earrings

08 May 2024
Police officer guilty of misconduct for cutting off female officers’ earrings

Police officer guilty of misconduct for cutting off female officers’ earrings

08 May 2024

A Dorset police officer has been found guilty of misconduct and given a final written warning after he cut the earrings off three female recruits.


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