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Reporter Carolyn Griffith has worked for the A&T since 2007 after graduating from university with a degree in journalism. She particularly covers the Waterside area of the New Forest.

Ringwood School forced to close due to traveller encampment

24 May 2022
Ringwood School forced to close due to traveller encampment

Ringwood School forced to close due to traveller encampment

24 May 2022

A SCHOOL in Ringwood has been forced to close to pupils today (Tuesday) except for those sitting exams due to an unauthorised traveller encampment.


Grants and free bus passes to help Ukrainians settle in Hampshire

23 May 2022
Grants and free bus passes to help Ukrainians settle in Hampshire

Grants and free bus passes to help Ukrainians settle in Hampshire

23 May 2022

GRANTS of up to £5,000 and free bus passes are being made available for Ukrainian refugees to help them settle in Hampshire.

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Appeal after replacement for fire-hit Bransgore cottage is thrown out

22 May 2022
Appeal after replacement for fire-hit Bransgore cottage is thrown out

Appeal after replacement for fire-hit Bransgore cottage is thrown out

22 May 2022

A HOMEOWNER whose Bransgore home was destroyed in a blaze last year has challenged NFDC's rejection of his plans for a replacement property.


Lymington brothers to row Atlantic for charity – and to beat their dad's record

20 May 2022
Lymington brothers to row Atlantic for charity – and to beat their dad's record

Lymington brothers to row Atlantic for charity – and to beat their dad's record

20 May 2022

Three brothers from Lymington are preparing to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic in December to raise £200,000 for the conservation charity, Tusk.


Plan to replace Totton 'eyesore' with seven new flats

19 May 2022
Plan to replace Totton 'eyesore' with seven new flats

Plan to replace Totton 'eyesore' with seven new flats

19 May 2022

PLANS to demolish an "ugly" building in Totton and replace it with seven new flats have been submitted to New Forest District Council.


Waterside pupils win prize for nutrition bar invention

10 May 2022
Waterside pupils win prize for nutrition bar invention

Waterside pupils win prize for nutrition bar invention

10 May 2022

A GROUP of pupils from the Waterside have won an award for their invention of a nutrition bar designed to help feed the world’s poorest people.


Infant school rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

10 May 2022
Infant school rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

Infant school rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

10 May 2022

A DIBDEN Purlieu school was described as having "limitless" ambition by Ofsted inspectors who rated it 'outstanding'.


Prince Charles pops in to honour hospital staff

09 May 2022
Prince Charles pops in to honour hospital staff

Prince Charles pops in to honour hospital staff

09 May 2022

THE Prince of Wales paid a visit to hospital staff in honour of their work during the pandemic and to open a garden in memory of former colleagues


Waterside sports club wants to build new pavilion

06 May 2022
Waterside sports club wants to build new pavilion

Waterside sports club wants to build new pavilion

06 May 2022

PLANNING permission is being sought for a new pavilion at a sports club in Holbury to support a local junior cricket team.

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Lyndhurst special needs school rated 'good' by Ofsted

29 April 2022
Lyndhurst special needs school rated 'good' by Ofsted

Lyndhurst special needs school rated 'good' by Ofsted

29 April 2022

AN INDEPENDENT school in Lyndhurst which teaches pupils with special educational and complex needs has been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.


Former swimming instructor from Ringwood died after hitting head, inquest told

27 April 2022
Former swimming instructor from Ringwood died after hitting head, inquest told

Former swimming instructor from Ringwood died after hitting head, inquest told

27 April 2022

A FORMER swimming instructor from Ringwood died after falling and hitting her head in what was described by a coroner as "a tragic accident".


Ringwood woman took her own life after struggling with death of son

21 April 2022
Ringwood woman took her own life after struggling with death of son

Ringwood woman took her own life after struggling with death of son

21 April 2022

A RINGWOOD woman who suffered from anxiety and depression following the sudden death of her son took her own life, an inquest heard.


World's largest fairy door unveiled in New Forest gardens

20 April 2022
World's largest fairy door unveiled in New Forest gardens

World's largest fairy door unveiled in New Forest gardens

20 April 2022

AN EIGHT-FOOT fairy door thought to be the world's largest has been unveiled at Furzey Gardens to mark the launch of its £500k centenary fundraiser.


Safety campaigner paralysed in tombstoning as a teen dies suddenly aged 39

18 April 2022
Safety campaigner paralysed in tombstoning as a teen dies suddenly aged 39

Safety campaigner paralysed in tombstoning as a teen dies suddenly aged 39

18 April 2022

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Totton man who broke his neck leaping into the sea as a teenager and campaigned to stop others sharing the same fate.


Vet to ride 1,300 miles on her horse for charities

14 April 2022
Vet to ride 1,300 miles on her horse for charities

Vet to ride 1,300 miles on her horse for charities

14 April 2022

A VET from Blackfield is gearing up to undertake a solo horse ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End to raise money for two charities.


Park renamed after Paralympian gold medallist Aaron

14 April 2022
Park renamed after Paralympian gold medallist Aaron

Park renamed after Paralympian gold medallist Aaron

14 April 2022

A PLAY park in Calmore has been renamed in honour of a local Paralympian who won a gold medal for Team GB.


Couple lose fight to knock down riverbank mansion as replacement could be 'danger' to sailors

13 April 2022
Couple lose fight to knock down riverbank mansion as replacement could be 'danger' to sailors

Couple lose fight to knock down riverbank mansion as replacement could be 'danger' to sailors

13 April 2022

A COUPLE have lost their appeal to demolish an Exbury mansion amid concerns the modern replacement could be "a danger" to sailors on Beaulieu River.

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New Forest pub hit with £5,600 court bill after losing noise fight

13 April 2022
New Forest pub hit with £5,600 court bill after losing noise fight

New Forest pub hit with £5,600 court bill after losing noise fight

13 April 2022

A COUPLE who run a pub in Ashurst have been left with a £5,650 court bill and restrictions on outdoor music events after challenging a noise notice.

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Calmore Junior School retains 'good' Ofsted rating

08 April 2022
Calmore Junior School retains 'good' Ofsted rating

Calmore Junior School retains 'good' Ofsted rating

08 April 2022

A JUNIOR school near Totton has retained its 'good' Ofsted rating following a visit from inspectors.


Man threatened with pipe by thieves who took catalytic converter from car on his drive

06 April 2022
Man threatened with pipe by thieves who took catalytic converter from car on his drive

Man threatened with pipe by thieves who took catalytic converter from car on his drive

06 April 2022

A COUPLE were left shaken after being threatened by thieves who stole the catalytic converter from their car.


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