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Hampshire Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney's £200,000 pay package highest in country

11 January 2019
Hampshire Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney's £200,000 pay package highest in country

Hampshire Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney's £200,000 pay package highest in country

11 January 2019

Hampshire Police Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney AMID budget cuts and station closures Hampshire’s top cop was paid more than £200,000 in salary and benefits…


Arthur Taylor: Dunkirk veteran whose memories shaped Hollywood blockbuster

11 January 2019
Arthur Taylor: Dunkirk veteran whose memories shaped Hollywood blockbuster

Arthur Taylor: Dunkirk veteran whose memories shaped Hollywood blockbuster

11 January 2019

  Dunkirk veteran Arthur Taylor TRIBUTES have been paid to one of the last remaining survivors of the Dunkirk evacuation after he died aged 98. Arthur…


Homeless burglar jailed for more than three years after latest crime spree

11 January 2019
Homeless burglar jailed for more than three years after latest crime spree

Homeless burglar jailed for more than three years after latest crime spree

11 January 2019

Burglar Peter Evans was jailed for 40 months A THIEF has been sent down for 40 months after his latest burglary spree which included a raid in Christchurch. The…


No property prize in Ringwood Megahome raffle but woman scoops £110,000 instead

10 January 2019
No property prize in Ringwood Megahome raffle but woman scoops £110,000 instead

No property prize in Ringwood Megahome raffle but woman scoops £110,000 instead

10 January 2019

Solicitor Josh Taylor (left) with Mark and Sharon Beresford at their home in Ringwood A CHRISTCHURCH woman has won over £100,000 in a prize draw after…


Totton charity shop boss 'sick' to discover Christmas burglary

04 January 2019
Totton charity shop boss 'sick' to discover Christmas burglary

Totton charity shop boss 'sick' to discover Christmas burglary

04 January 2019

Nicki Desty, manager of the Barnardo's charity shop in Commercial Road, Totton THE manager of a charity shop said she was left “sick to the pit of my…


Fly-tipper fined £400 for dumping rubbish at New Forest beauty spot

28 December 2018
Fly-tipper fined £400 for dumping rubbish at New Forest beauty spot

Fly-tipper fined £400 for dumping rubbish at New Forest beauty spot

28 December 2018

Rubble and other waste dumped at Burbush car park, near Burley A FLYTIPPER has been fined £400 after he was caught dumping waste and household rubbish…


Fishermen in tide of opposition to proposed new regulations on nets

28 December 2018
Fishermen in tide of opposition to proposed new regulations on nets

Fishermen in tide of opposition to proposed new regulations on nets

28 December 2018

A fishing boat A TIDE of opposition has surfaced against a plan to impose new net fishing regulations in local waters, amid claims it fails to safeguard…


Bullying rife at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, finds inspection report

28 December 2018
Bullying rife at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, finds inspection report

Bullying rife at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, finds inspection report

28 December 2018

A Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine A DAMNING inspection report has revealed a culture of “bullying and domineering behaviour” at Hampshire…


Arnewood School secretary sobs in court as conviction for 'slapping pupil' overturned

21 December 2018
Arnewood School secretary sobs in court as conviction for 'slapping pupil' overturned

Arnewood School secretary sobs in court as conviction for 'slapping pupil' overturned

21 December 2018

Jane Farmer at Southampton Magistrates Court (Photo: Solent News) A FORMER school secretary broke down and sobbed in court after winning her appeal against…


Couple's lucky escape as lorry smashes into 15th century cottage in Breamore

14 December 2018
Couple's lucky escape as lorry smashes into 15th century cottage in Breamore

Couple's lucky escape as lorry smashes into 15th century cottage in Breamore

14 December 2018

Paul Hammond outside his wrecked home in Breamore, near Fordingbridge A COUPLE had a lucky escape when a lorry smashed into their 15th century thatched…


Boss of Newtown House care home in Highcliffe promises improvement after CQC criticism

07 December 2018
Boss of Newtown House care home in Highcliffe promises improvement after CQC criticism

Boss of Newtown House care home in Highcliffe promises improvement after CQC criticism

07 December 2018

Newtown House care home in Highcliffe THE new manager of a Highcliffe care home has said she will use criticism in a national watchdog report to “drive…


CQC inspectors tell Agincare care provider to improve performance

07 December 2018
CQC inspectors tell Agincare care provider to improve performance

CQC inspectors tell Agincare care provider to improve performance

07 December 2018

The Totton office of Agincare which also operates on the Waterside A CARE service that operates across the Waterside has been rated below standard by…


Town council looks to spice up Ringwood market to halt declining trade

07 December 2018
Town council looks to spice up Ringwood market to halt declining trade

Town council looks to spice up Ringwood market to halt declining trade

07 December 2018

Ringwood market operate every Wednesday RINGWOOD’S struggling weekly Wednesday market could get a revamp next spring, the mayor has revealed. Cllr Tony…


Wet winter weather prompts Alabama Rot alert to New Forest dog owners

07 December 2018
Wet winter weather prompts Alabama Rot alert to New Forest dog owners

Wet winter weather prompts Alabama Rot alert to New Forest dog owners

07 December 2018

The last case of Alabama Rot in the New Forest was in 2015 DOG owners have been warned to be on the look-out for symptoms of a deadly disease that has…


Lymington singer Carly Varley hits the right notes to win Dorset Venus Award

07 December 2018
Lymington singer Carly Varley hits the right notes to win Dorset Venus Award

Lymington singer Carly Varley hits the right notes to win Dorset Venus Award

07 December 2018

Singer Carly Varley from Lymington won a Dorset Venus Award A LYMINGTON singer is celebrating winning a coveted accolade and making the finals of a national…


Councillors raise concern over rats 'immune to poison' running round Ringwood

07 December 2018
Councillors raise concern over rats 'immune to poison' running round Ringwood

Councillors raise concern over rats 'immune to poison' running round Ringwood

07 December 2018

A brown rat PEST controllers are struggling to deal with huge increases in rat numbers in Ringwood, with a councillor claiming the vermin have become…


Police forces unite to clamp down on Christmas drink-driving

07 December 2018
Police forces unite to clamp down on Christmas drink-driving

Police forces unite to clamp down on Christmas drink-driving

07 December 2018

Hampshire and Dorset police drink-drive campaign THERE could be fatal consequences if drivers get behind the wheel after consuming drink or drugs this…


Sway villagers furious as First World War armistice memorials decapitated

30 November 2018
Sway villagers furious as First World War armistice memorials decapitated

Sway villagers furious as First World War armistice memorials decapitated

30 November 2018

A damaged nurse figure at Jubilee Field, Sway VANDALS tore off the heads of Royal British Legion silhouettes of a soldier and nurse at Sway in an act…


Citizens Advice unveils new base at Ringwood library for 'highly valued' help

30 November 2018
Citizens Advice unveils new base at Ringwood library for 'highly valued' help

Citizens Advice unveils new base at Ringwood library for 'highly valued' help

30 November 2018

New Forest West MP Sir Desmond Swayne (kneeling) with Citizens Advice volunteers A VITAL advice service has unveiled its new Ringwood base after teaming…


Ex-Arnewood School secretary appeals against conviction for slapping pupil

30 November 2018
Ex-Arnewood School secretary appeals against conviction for slapping pupil

Ex-Arnewood School secretary appeals against conviction for slapping pupil

30 November 2018

Jane Farmer at Southampton Magistrates' Court (Photo: Solent News) A FORMER school secretary is challenging her conviction for assaulting a pupil. Jane…


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