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Ben Craig is editor of the A&T. He grew up in the New Forest and first started working at the newspaper in 2002. An avid hiker, he can often be found at the weekends out walking in the national park.

Councillor slams 'satanic' badger corpse dumped near school

26 May 2022
Councillor slams 'satanic' badger corpse dumped near school

Councillor slams 'satanic' badger corpse dumped near school

26 May 2022

A BADGER corpse reportedly left on a route to Hounsdown School in Totton has been described by a local councillor as an "immature, thoughtless act".


Town gardeners open doors for museum

13 May 2022
Town gardeners open doors for museum

Town gardeners open doors for museum

13 May 2022

GARDENERS in Lymington will open their gates to visitors in aid of the town's St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery.


Grants of £5,000 available for projects helping the New Forest

06 May 2022
Grants of £5,000 available for projects helping the New Forest

Grants of £5,000 available for projects helping the New Forest

06 May 2022

GRANTS of up to £5,000 are up for grabs for projects aimed at looking after the New Forest.


CCTV: Appeal to find women seen near crash which killed New Milton pensioner

29 April 2022
CCTV: Appeal to find women seen near crash which killed New Milton pensioner

CCTV: Appeal to find women seen near crash which killed New Milton pensioner

29 April 2022

POLICE are seeking two woman who may hold vital information about a suspected hit-and-run crash that killed a retired district nurse in New Milton.


Bird's nest stops reopening of road near A35 bridge work

28 April 2022
Bird's nest stops reopening of road near A35 bridge work

Bird's nest stops reopening of road near A35 bridge work

28 April 2022

A BIRD'S nest has stopped the promised reopening of a popular road linking the New Forest either side of the A35.


NPA officers back plans for 62 homes on fields in New Forest village

22 April 2022
NPA officers back plans for 62 homes on fields in New Forest village

NPA officers back plans for 62 homes on fields in New Forest village

22 April 2022

PROPOSALS for 62 homes in Ashurst have been earmarked for approval by national park planning officers despite nearly 250 objections.


Police find body in search for missing Totton woman

22 April 2022
Police find body in search for missing Totton woman

Police find body in search for missing Totton woman

22 April 2022

POLICE searching for 57-year-old Hannah Leigh, from Totton, have found a body.


Lyndhurst health centre future in doubt after management pull-out

16 April 2022
Lyndhurst health centre future in doubt after management pull-out

Lyndhurst health centre future in doubt after management pull-out

16 April 2022

THE future of the former Fenwick hospital in Lyndhurst has been thrown into doubt after the group that runs it pulled out.

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Woman had children in car during 90mph police pursuit through Totton

14 April 2022
Woman had children in car during 90mph police pursuit through Totton

Woman had children in car during 90mph police pursuit through Totton

14 April 2022

A WOMAN pursued by police through Totton hit a top speed of 90mph in her BMW with children inside, a court heard.


Opening date revealed for New Milton Marks & Spencer

14 April 2022
Opening date revealed for New Milton Marks & Spencer

Opening date revealed for New Milton Marks & Spencer

14 April 2022

THE doors of New's Milton Marks & Spencer will open at 10am on Thursday 21st April, the company has revealed.


Obituary: John Fawcett – New Forest deer expert

14 April 2022
Obituary: John Fawcett – New Forest deer expert

Obituary: John Fawcett – New Forest deer expert

14 April 2022

A DISTINGUISHED scientist with a lifelong love of New Forest deer has died at the of 92.


Boy (11) suffers 'serious injuries' in collision with car

12 April 2022
Boy (11) suffers 'serious injuries' in collision with car

Boy (11) suffers 'serious injuries' in collision with car

12 April 2022

A YOUNG boy suffered "serious injuries" in a collision with a car in in Ashley lane, Hordle, this afternoon (Tuesday), police have said.


New Forest trail rated one of UK's most popular walks

02 April 2022
New Forest trail rated one of UK's most popular walks

New Forest trail rated one of UK's most popular walks

02 April 2022

THE Tall Trees trail by Rhinefield Ornamental Drive near Brockenhurst has been rated as a better walk than a route up Mount Snowdon.


Road closed after car crashes into bridge

31 March 2022
Road closed after car crashes into bridge

Road closed after car crashes into bridge

31 March 2022

POLICE closed Ashley Lane in Hordle after a car crashed into a bridge.


WATCH: CCTV footage released after garage burglary in Eling

31 March 2022
WATCH: CCTV footage released after garage burglary in Eling

WATCH: CCTV footage released after garage burglary in Eling

31 March 2022

OFFICERS have released CCTV footage of a suspected burglar who got away with a pair of bicycles from homes in Eling.


PICTURES: Princess Anne flies in to New Milton to open Citizens Advice New Forest base

30 March 2022
PICTURES: Princess Anne flies in to New Milton to open Citizens Advice New Forest base

PICTURES: Princess Anne flies in to New Milton to open Citizens Advice New Forest base

30 March 2022

THE Princess Royal paid a visit to New Milton to officially open Citizens Advice New Forest's new information and advice centre.

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Dogstival moves on after 'outgrowing' New Forest

30 March 2022
Dogstival moves on after 'outgrowing' New Forest

Dogstival moves on after 'outgrowing' New Forest

30 March 2022

THE annual celebration of man's best friend, Dogstival, is taking a walk and relocating to Romsey this year after outgrowing its New Forest roots.


Developer loses bid to avoid building £1m railway bridge

16 March 2022
Developer loses bid to avoid building £1m railway bridge

Developer loses bid to avoid building £1m railway bridge

16 March 2022

A DEVELOPER has lost its bid to escape an agreement to build a £1m pedestrian railway bridge linking Lymington Shores to the centre of town.


Dog owners accuse foxes over neospora calf deaths

11 March 2022
Dog owners accuse foxes over neospora calf deaths

Dog owners accuse foxes over neospora calf deaths

11 March 2022

DOG owners have questioned claims linking their animals' mess in the New Forest to the deaths of unborn calves, instead pointing the finger at foxes.


Christchurch councillor refuses to apologise over swastika tweet

04 March 2022
Christchurch councillor refuses to apologise over swastika tweet

Christchurch councillor refuses to apologise over swastika tweet

04 March 2022

A CHRISTCHURCH councillor has been criticised for repeatedly refusing to apologise after tweeting an image containing a swastika.


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