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Anger as raiders strip town preschool's minibus for spare parts

30 October 2019
Anger as raiders strip town preschool's minibus for spare parts

Anger as raiders strip town preschool's minibus for spare parts

30 October 2019

From left are nursery workers Samantha Morris, Natalie Sandom, Jess Parsow and deputy manager Hattie Jeffreys “What goes through people’s minds?” That…


Communities come together to launch Poppy Appeal fundraising

29 October 2019
Communities come together to launch Poppy Appeal fundraising

Communities come together to launch Poppy Appeal fundraising

29 October 2019

The Rev. Rachel Noel, priest-in-charge at St Mark’s Church, Pennington, with the fabric poppies COMMUNITIES are coming together once again to mark the…


Village 'cheated' out of speed sign, campaigner claims

27 October 2019
Village 'cheated' out of speed sign, campaigner claims

Village 'cheated' out of speed sign, campaigner claims

27 October 2019

The speed limit reminder (SLR) devices were installed along Bashley Common Road last year A BASHLEY resident has complained of being “cheated” out of…


Vandals target cricket club for third time in two months

26 October 2019
Vandals target cricket club for third time in two months

Vandals target cricket club for third time in two months

26 October 2019

The third vandalism attack on the club took place just weeks after the second (Photo: Dorset Police) VANDALS have targeted Mudeford Cricket Club for a…


Driver (90) killed in crash on M27 slipway

25 October 2019
Driver (90) killed in crash on M27 slipway

Driver (90) killed in crash on M27 slipway

25 October 2019

The driver, a 90-year-old woman from Dorset, was pronounced dead at the scene AN elderly motorist died after a car careered off the M27 slipway to Cadnam…


Fire tackled in 'eyesore' building near village railway station

25 October 2019
Fire tackled in 'eyesore' building near village railway station

Fire tackled in 'eyesore' building near village railway station

25 October 2019

Crews quickly contained the blaze at the abandoned warehouse FIREFIGHTERS responded to a blaze which broke out at a derelict building next to Brockenhurst…


Annual £15,000 plan to fight ash disease in town

25 October 2019
Annual £15,000 plan to fight ash disease in town

Annual £15,000 plan to fight ash disease in town

25 October 2019

Ash dieback fungus has been spotted in Totton and Hythe (stock picture) A SUM of £15,000 per year could be set aside by New Milton Town Council for work…


Three arrested after police pursuit ends in crash

25 October 2019
Three arrested after police pursuit ends in crash

Three arrested after police pursuit ends in crash

25 October 2019

Officers were pursuing a suspected stolen vehicle before it was in collision with another vehicle THREE people were arrested after a police pursuit in…


Thieves may have used drone to find target of £10,000 tools raid

24 October 2019
Thieves may have used drone to find target of £10,000 tools raid

Thieves may have used drone to find target of £10,000 tools raid

24 October 2019

The tool thieves had forced entry to the on-site steel container (Photo: Nick Rees) THE owner of a construction firm hit by the theft of up to £10,000…


Customer who choked on food at Christchurch Toby Carvery is named

24 October 2019
Customer who choked on food at Christchurch Toby Carvery is named

Customer who choked on food at Christchurch Toby Carvery is named

24 October 2019

Terence Lane died while eating at Toby Carvery Hinton in Christchurch AN elderly man who died after choking on his food while eating at a Christchurch…


Van fire causes A35 morning rush-hour chaos

24 October 2019
Van fire causes A35 morning rush-hour chaos

Van fire causes A35 morning rush-hour chaos

24 October 2019

The van was gutted in the blaze. Picture: Dorset Police TRAFFIC chaos ensued on the A35 Christchurch bypass as firefighters battled flames engulfing a…


Controversial green belt crematorium plan set for debate

24 October 2019
Controversial green belt crematorium plan set for debate

Controversial green belt crematorium plan set for debate

24 October 2019

A computer generated image depicting how the crematorium might look CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a crematorium on green belt land in New Milton will be…


Police reopen M27 slip-road five hours after serious crash

23 October 2019
Police reopen M27 slip-road five hours after serious crash

Police reopen M27 slip-road five hours after serious crash

23 October 2019

The single-vehicle incident took place on the Cadnam slip-road on the M27 THE slip-road from the M27 into Cadnam has reopened over five hours after emergency…


Donkey rescued after jamming its head in gate

22 October 2019
Donkey rescued after jamming its head in gate

Donkey rescued after jamming its head in gate

22 October 2019

Donkey rescued from gate (Photos: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) FIREFIGHTERS have rescued a donkey which got its head jammed between the bars of…


Thieves raid town pharmacy three times in 10 days

22 October 2019
Thieves raid town pharmacy three times in 10 days

Thieves raid town pharmacy three times in 10 days

22 October 2019

The store has been targeted by raiders three times in 10 days THE manager of a New Milton pharmacy has revealed her frustration after raiders targeted…


Bronze statues worth thousands stolen from home

21 October 2019
Bronze statues worth thousands stolen from home

Bronze statues worth thousands stolen from home

21 October 2019

The statues were purchased several years ago for between £3,000 and £4,000 TWO bronze statues worth thousands of pounds have been stolen from outside…


Firefighter Tim goes out in a blaze of glory

18 October 2019
Firefighter Tim goes out in a blaze of glory

Firefighter Tim goes out in a blaze of glory

18 October 2019

Tim Grey, left, fire station’s officer in charge Les Browning TRIBUTES were paid to Burley fire watch manager Tim Gray when he retired after more than…


Keep reporting disturbances in town, crime crackdown group urges

18 October 2019
Keep reporting disturbances in town, crime crackdown group urges

Keep reporting disturbances in town, crime crackdown group urges

18 October 2019

Mallard Court in Station Road, where the troublemakers were said to often gather KEEP reporting disturbances – this was the message to New Milton residents…


One seriously hurt in six-vehicle crash on M27

17 October 2019
One seriously hurt in six-vehicle crash on M27

One seriously hurt in six-vehicle crash on M27

17 October 2019

Emergency services on the scene A MAN had to be cut free from a van following a six-vehicle collision which caused major congestion on the M27 at Cadnam…


Parrots worth £9,000 stolen in raid

17 October 2019
Parrots worth £9,000 stolen in raid

Parrots worth £9,000 stolen in raid

17 October 2019

Two double yellow-headed parrots like this one were stolen in the raid (stock image) NINE parrots worth around £9,000 were stolen when thieves raided…


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