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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.

Energy efficient grants available to New Forest residents

19 August 2022
Energy efficient grants available to New Forest residents

Energy efficient grants available to New Forest residents

19 August 2022

FUNDING of up to £25,000 is available for New Forest residents to help make their homes more energy efficient.


Refinery staff win 31% pay rise

19 August 2022
Refinery staff win 31% pay rise

Refinery staff win 31% pay rise

19 August 2022

SECURITY staff at ExxonMobil's oil refinery in Fawley are to receive a "well-deserved" 31% pay rise, the GMB Union has confirmed.


Fawley set for affordable homes scheme

19 August 2022
Fawley set for affordable homes scheme

Fawley set for affordable homes scheme

19 August 2022

A DEVELOPMENT of 19 affordable homes can be built in Fawley after New Forest District Council gave planning permission


Cannabis factory discovered at Totton home

19 August 2022
Cannabis factory discovered at Totton home

Cannabis factory discovered at Totton home

19 August 2022

POLICE who raided three properties in Totton have arrested a man on suspicion of cultivating class B drugs after discovering a cannabis factory.


Famous faces feature in promotional video backing Waterside railway

19 August 2022
Famous faces feature in promotional video backing Waterside railway

Famous faces feature in promotional video backing Waterside railway

19 August 2022

PLANS to bring back passenger trains to the Waterside line have been publicly backed by local public figures including TV historian Dan Snow.


Burley man Dave Ratford known for his helping hand

18 August 2022
Burley man Dave Ratford known for his helping hand

Burley man Dave Ratford known for his helping hand

18 August 2022

A MEMORIAL service has been held for retired draughtsman Dave Ratford, who was a well-known face around Burley and praised for his handyman skills.


Excitement as A-level results come in across New Forest and Christchurch

18 August 2022
Excitement as A-level results come in across New Forest and Christchurch

Excitement as A-level results come in across New Forest and Christchurch

18 August 2022

STUDENTS across the New Forest and Christchurch have celebrated receiving their A-Level results.


Sway set for 46 new homes as plans get green light

16 August 2022
Sway set for 46 new homes as plans get green light

Sway set for 46 new homes as plans get green light

16 August 2022

PLANS to build 46 new homes in Sway - half of which will be affordable - have been unanimously back by the national park authority.


Green Flag awards for Christchurch open spaces

15 August 2022
Green Flag awards for Christchurch open spaces

Green Flag awards for Christchurch open spaces

15 August 2022

INTERNATIONAL quality marks have been awarded to green spaces in Christchurch.


New Forest Monopoly ready to roll

15 August 2022
New Forest Monopoly ready to roll

New Forest Monopoly ready to roll

15 August 2022

A NEW Forest version of Monopoly is set to hit the shops next year after the public get the chance to nominate local landmarks for the board.


School loses bid to stop daily Christian worship

14 August 2022
School loses bid to stop daily Christian worship

School loses bid to stop daily Christian worship

14 August 2022

A NEW Forest school which made a bid to stop holding daily collective worship as only a third of its families were Christian has been turned down.


Friends of Brockenhurst Station on track for rail award

13 August 2022
Friends of Brockenhurst Station on track for rail award

Friends of Brockenhurst Station on track for rail award

13 August 2022

A VOLUNTEER group set up to promote Brockenhurst train station and improve links with the community has been shortlisted for a national award.


Fire victim loses bid to rebuild his home

12 August 2022
Fire victim loses bid to rebuild his home

Fire victim loses bid to rebuild his home

12 August 2022

A PLANNING inspector has turned down an appeal by a Bransgore homeowner to build a replacement dwelling after a blaze tore through his property.


Heatwave prompts dog ban at Forest show

11 August 2022
Heatwave prompts dog ban at Forest show

Heatwave prompts dog ban at Forest show

11 August 2022

THE organisers of this weekend's Ellingham Show have banned visitors from bringing dogs to the event due to the continued heatwave.


Affordable homes scheme for New Milton gets green light

11 August 2022
Affordable homes scheme for New Milton gets green light

Affordable homes scheme for New Milton gets green light

11 August 2022

AFFORDABLE homes scheme given the go ahead for New Milton after NFDC's planning committee rejected officers’ advice and approved the scheme.


Hovercraft inventor honoured with blue plaque in Hythe

05 August 2022
Hovercraft inventor honoured with blue plaque in Hythe

Hovercraft inventor honoured with blue plaque in Hythe

05 August 2022

THE inventor of the hovercraft, who carried out much of his research in Hythe, has been honoured with a blue plaque in the village.


Obituary: Doreen Rendell – former mayor of Lymington and New Milton

05 August 2022
Obituary: Doreen Rendell – former mayor of Lymington and New Milton

Obituary: Doreen Rendell – former mayor of Lymington and New Milton

05 August 2022

FORMER mayor of Lymington and New Milton, Doreen Rendell, has died just five months from celebrating her 100th birthday.


Plan to double toll bridge charge

05 August 2022
Plan to double toll bridge charge

Plan to double toll bridge charge

05 August 2022

THE cost for vehicles crossing the historic toll bridge at Eling could double to £2 under plans being considered by the town council.

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Improvements green light for popular Totton cycle and walking route

04 August 2022
Improvements green light for popular Totton cycle and walking route

Improvements green light for popular Totton cycle and walking route

04 August 2022

IMPROVEMENTS are to be made on a route popular with walkers and cyclists between Totton and Southampton, it has been confirmed.


Refused – plan to demolish Pennington home for four houses

02 August 2022
Refused – plan to demolish Pennington home for four houses

Refused – plan to demolish Pennington home for four houses

02 August 2022

PLANS to demolish a home in Pennington and build five new dwellings in its place have been turned down by New Forest District Council.


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