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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.

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.


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.


Public views sought on reopening Waterside railway

01 August 2022
Public views sought on reopening Waterside railway

Public views sought on reopening Waterside railway

01 August 2022

Plans include building a brand new station at Hythe.

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Bewildered' – water firm apologises after resident sent 30 identical letters

28 July 2022
Bewildered' – water firm apologises after resident sent 30 identical letters

Bewildered' – water firm apologises after resident sent 30 identical letters

28 July 2022

A WATER company has apologised after sending Ringwood residents multiple copies of the same letter about how to prevent blockages.


Plan to build nine new homes on fields in Calmore

28 July 2022
Plan to build nine new homes on fields in Calmore

Plan to build nine new homes on fields in Calmore

28 July 2022

AN APPLICATION to build nine new homes in Calmore has been submitted to New Forest District Council.


Blackfield man ordered to pay pair he assaulted

28 July 2022
Blackfield man ordered to pay pair he assaulted

Blackfield man ordered to pay pair he assaulted

28 July 2022

A BLACKFIELD man who was convicted of assaulting two people was ordered to pay them compensation.


New Forest leisure centres set for £750,000 bailout

28 July 2022
New Forest leisure centres set for £750,000 bailout

New Forest leisure centres set for £750,000 bailout

28 July 2022

THE trust running the New Forest's public leisure centres is set to receive a bailout worth more than £750,000 just a year after it took them over.

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Warning for doctor 'not enough' say parents of misdiagnosed five-year-old

27 July 2022
Warning for doctor 'not enough' say parents of misdiagnosed five-year-old

Warning for doctor 'not enough' say parents of misdiagnosed five-year-old

27 July 2022

THE parents of a Lymington five-year-old who died after being misdiagnosed said a warning to the doctor in charge of her care was not enough.


PICTURES: Hundreds attend Rock the Pier at Hythe

26 July 2022
PICTURES: Hundreds attend Rock the Pier at Hythe

PICTURES: Hundreds attend Rock the Pier at Hythe

26 July 2022

HUNDREDS of people attended a music festival to mark the centenary of the Hythe pier railway, which is believed to be the oldest in the world


PICTURES: Thousands return to Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show

26 July 2022
PICTURES: Thousands return to Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show

PICTURES: Thousands return to Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show

26 July 2022

THOUSANDS attended a popular New Forest steam show following a two-year break due to the pandemic.


Home demolition row: Man dies before seeing plans approved

24 July 2022
Home demolition row: Man dies before seeing plans approved

Home demolition row: Man dies before seeing plans approved

24 July 2022

A MAN who faced having to demolish his house died before he could see permission granted by the New Forest National Park Authority.


Doctor who misdiagnosed Lymington five-year-old given warning following her death

22 July 2022
Doctor who misdiagnosed Lymington five-year-old given warning following her death

Doctor who misdiagnosed Lymington five-year-old given warning following her death

22 July 2022

A DOCTOR who misdiagnosed a Lymington child's fatal condition as a stomach bug has been given a formal warning by a medical tribunal.


Trio honoured in New Forest village's Citizen of the Year awards

22 July 2022
Trio honoured in New Forest village's Citizen of the Year awards

Trio honoured in New Forest village's Citizen of the Year awards

22 July 2022

THREE Brockenhurst villagers who went the extra mile for their community have been honoured.


'Worth looking into' – parish council to consider plea for village dog exercise area

22 July 2022
'Worth looking into' – parish council to consider plea for village dog exercise area

'Worth looking into' – parish council to consider plea for village dog exercise area

22 July 2022

LYNDHURST Parish Council will consider installing a dog exercise area in the village’s recreation ground following a resident’s request.


Council backs villagers who want Lyndhurst rat-run closed

22 July 2022
Council backs villagers who want Lyndhurst rat-run closed

Council backs villagers who want Lyndhurst rat-run closed

22 July 2022

LYNDHURST Parish Council has backed residents who want to close off a “rat-run” for motorists trying to beat the queues.

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