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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.

CCTV released by police investigating theft

29 February 2024
CCTV released by police investigating theft

CCTV released by police investigating theft

29 February 2024

Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they are hunting after items were stolen from a vehicle in Ringwood.


Met Office issues weather warning

29 February 2024
Met Office issues weather warning

Met Office issues weather warning

29 February 2024

Heavy rain across the New Forest and Christchurch tomorrow (Friday) could cause travel disruption, the Met Office is warning.


New food waste collection to “significantly” improve recycling rates in Forest

29 February 2024
New food waste collection to “significantly” improve recycling rates in Forest

New food waste collection to “significantly” improve recycling rates in Forest

29 February 2024

A plan to introduce weekly food waste collections across the New Forest will make a “significant impact” towards increasing recycling rates.


‘Watered down’ quarry sites response called in by opposition

29 February 2024
‘Watered down’ quarry sites response called in by opposition

‘Watered down’ quarry sites response called in by opposition

29 February 2024

New Forest District Council’s response to plans for mineral extraction in the area have been “watered down” say opposition members.


Blood Brothers, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

28 February 2024
Blood Brothers, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Blood Brothers, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

28 February 2024

The opening night of Blood Brothers at Mayflower Theatre Southampton received a well-deserved rousing standing ovation from the audience.


Fees overhaul for historic toll bridge a step closer

28 February 2024
Fees overhaul for historic toll bridge a step closer

Fees overhaul for historic toll bridge a step closer

28 February 2024

Plans to charge previously exempt motorists to cross a historic toll bridge near Totton have moved a step closer to being introduced.


Lorry driver in court over unsecured load which fell on pedestrian

27 February 2024
Lorry driver in court over unsecured load which fell on pedestrian

Lorry driver in court over unsecured load which fell on pedestrian

27 February 2024

A driver accused of causing serious injuries to a pedestrian after an unsecured lorry shed its load in Lyndhurst has appeared in court.


What New Forest residents will pay as full council tax amounts revealed

27 February 2024
What New Forest residents will pay as full council tax amounts revealed

What New Forest residents will pay as full council tax amounts revealed

27 February 2024

Residents in the New Forest will see their council tax bills hiked by almost 5% from April.


Popular village music festival axed this year

26 February 2024
Popular village music festival axed this year

Popular village music festival axed this year

26 February 2024

A popular New Forest music festival has been axed this year as an appeal is launched for funding so it can return in 2025.


Council approves demolition of ‘eyesore’ farmhouse

26 February 2024
Council approves demolition of ‘eyesore’ farmhouse

Council approves demolition of ‘eyesore’ farmhouse

26 February 2024

An “eyesore” farmhouse is set to be demolished with another larger property built on the site.


Vital Forest service to continue thanks to grants

24 February 2024
Vital Forest service to continue thanks to grants

Vital Forest service to continue thanks to grants

24 February 2024

An organisation which clears dead animals from the Forest has raised £10,000 to purchase a new trailer to ensure the essential service continues.


Controversial coastal parking charges plan now out for public consultation

23 February 2024
Controversial coastal parking charges plan now out for public consultation

Controversial coastal parking charges plan now out for public consultation

23 February 2024

Residents at two coastal spots where controversial parking charges are planned can from today have their say on the proposals.

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Public warning as another junior doctors strike starts this weekend

22 February 2024
Public warning as another junior doctors strike starts this weekend

Public warning as another junior doctors strike starts this weekend

22 February 2024

Residents are urged to attend emergency departments only in life-threatening situations ahead of a 10th strike by junior doctors.


Man admits child indecent images offence

22 February 2024
Man admits child indecent images offence

Man admits child indecent images offence

22 February 2024

A Lymington man who thought he was speaking online with a 12-year-old girl asked for indecent images, a court heard.


Weather warning for wind and rain

21 February 2024
Weather warning for wind and rain

Weather warning for wind and rain

21 February 2024

Strong winds and heavy rain is expected across parts of the New Forest and Christchurch tomorrow.


Man blamed dead relative for indecent images of children found on computer

21 February 2024
Man blamed dead relative for indecent images of children found on computer

Man blamed dead relative for indecent images of children found on computer

21 February 2024

A man claimed a computer containing almost 2,000 indecent images of children belonged to a dead relative, and destroyed a hard drive.


Council defends closure of Forest care homes

19 February 2024
Council defends closure of Forest care homes

Council defends closure of Forest care homes

19 February 2024

Hampshire County Council has defended its decision to close two New Forest care homes saying it will give residents “full support” to move.

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Met Office warning ahead of heavy rain

16 February 2024
Met Office warning ahead of heavy rain

Met Office warning ahead of heavy rain

16 February 2024

Persistent rain across the New Forest and Christchurch could bring disruption, the Met Office is warning.


Residents angry as council approves new 170-home development

16 February 2024
Residents angry as council approves new 170-home development

Residents angry as council approves new 170-home development

16 February 2024

Angry residents shouted and jeered as New Forest District Council approved controversial outline plans for 170 new homes on fields in Milford.


Council progresses house-building policy review

15 February 2024
Council progresses house-building policy review

Council progresses house-building policy review

15 February 2024

New Forest District Council has moved a step closer with plans to undertake a review of its controversial house-building policy.


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