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From Our Files: Dad’s Army alert...save our bus...sex education row

From Our Files: Dad’s Army alert...save our bus...sex education row

From Our Files: Dad’s Army alert...save our bus...sex education row

01 July 2022

WHAT was making the headlines this week 75, 50 and 25 years ago.


New Forest Notes: New campsites operator could be in for a ‘rather rough ride’

New Forest Notes: New campsites operator could be in for a ‘rather rough ride’

New Forest Notes: New campsites operator could be in for a ‘rather rough ride’

01 July 2022

THE Forest community seems to be in a state of confusion over the campsites located on the common land and their future.


Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

29 June 2022

WORKING parents can find the six-week school holiday a costly struggle but there's extra help out there, says HMRC, and here's what's available.


Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' – report

Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' – report

Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' – report

28 June 2022

HOUSEHOLDS keen to save money should consider cancelling extended warranties on appliances and instead pay for the repairs themselves, says Which?


Barton-on-Sea – 'the English Bay of Naples'

Barton-on-Sea – 'the English Bay of Naples'

Barton-on-Sea – 'the English Bay of Naples'

27 June 2022

THE development of Barton, which has taken place over the last 130 years, has been quite dramatic.


New Forest Notes: Jubilee tree planting debate evokes long-forgotten row

New Forest Notes: Jubilee tree planting debate evokes long-forgotten row

New Forest Notes: Jubilee tree planting debate evokes long-forgotten row

03 June 2022

I AM not sure if we have heard the last of Burley Parish Council’s plans to plant a small copse on Forest land to commemorate the jubilee.


All Saints’ Church in Thorney Hill – a New Forest church steeped in history

All Saints’ Church in Thorney Hill – a New Forest church steeped in history

All Saints’ Church in Thorney Hill – a New Forest church steeped in history

27 May 2022

THIS is a spectacular architectural gem and well worth a visit.


New Forest Notes: A thicket of permissions for people using the New Forest

New Forest Notes: A thicket of permissions for people using the New Forest

New Forest Notes: A thicket of permissions for people using the New Forest

06 May 2022

LAST summer Forestry England introduced a new system for regulating organised events in the Forest.


Barton House – the post-war haven from hell for eastern European refugees

Barton House – the post-war haven from hell for eastern European refugees

Barton House – the post-war haven from hell for eastern European refugees

22 April 2022

THE clifftop residence in Barton which housed refugees from 1954 to 1991.


History of Godshill Pottery revealed by diary discovery

History of Godshill Pottery revealed by diary discovery

History of Godshill Pottery revealed by diary discovery

25 February 2022

FINDING his mother’s diary helped Christopher Pan Charman uncover the story behind the creation of one of the New Forest’s most special buildings.


How much plastic and how much chocolate is in your selection box

How much plastic and how much chocolate is in your selection box

How much plastic and how much chocolate is in your selection box

15 November 2021

We investigate the best and worst selection boxes on offer for the amount of plastic waste in comparison to the chocolate inside.


The New Milton soldier who gave up his freedom for a friend

The New Milton soldier who gave up his freedom for a friend

The New Milton soldier who gave up his freedom for a friend

14 November 2021

HOW in 1942 Lance Corporal Antony Coulthard went back on his word to help his fellow war camp escapee.


Can I ask for a ticket refund if I catch Covid-19? Your rights explained

Can I ask for a ticket refund if I catch Covid-19? Your rights explained

Can I ask for a ticket refund if I catch Covid-19? Your rights explained

10 November 2021

Can you get your money back for a day out, concert, show or event you have to cancel this Christmas because you, or a family member, catches Covid19?


Christmas Eve boxes: a cosy tradition or a costly pressure?

Christmas Eve boxes: a cosy tradition or a costly pressure?

Christmas Eve boxes: a cosy tradition or a costly pressure?

08 November 2021

SEARCHES for Christmas Eve boxes are on the up as families start their festive plans – but does the trend add to the magic or pile on the pressure?


The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

04 November 2021

TOY experts have revealed the top 12 toys, available to buy this Christmas, that they think will be this year's must-have items.


New Forest baron pens first novel by a Lord Byron in 200 years

New Forest baron pens first novel by a Lord Byron in 200 years

New Forest baron pens first novel by a Lord Byron in 200 years

03 October 2021

THE first book in 200 years by a Lord Byron has hit the shelves – penned by the Forest resident whose ancestor is one of the greatest English poets.

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New Forest TV wine expert reveals the family tragedy which inspired her new book

New Forest TV wine expert reveals the family tragedy which inspired her new book

New Forest TV wine expert reveals the family tragedy which inspired her new book

10 September 2021

AN emotive passage in Helen McGinn’s new novel describes a woman lighting a church candle in memory of her brother.


'Beast' sighting at Boldre pub evokes Stratford Lyon myth

'Beast' sighting at Boldre pub evokes Stratford Lyon myth

'Beast' sighting at Boldre pub evokes Stratford Lyon myth

03 September 2021

A CLAIM a huge red lion sporting antlers was spotted in Boldre has evoked a piece of famous Forest folklore: The Stratford Lyon.


Readers' Photos: Your pictures of the New Forest and Christchurch

Readers' Photos: Your pictures of the New Forest and Christchurch

Readers' Photos: Your pictures of the New Forest and Christchurch

02 September 2021

WE'VE started a new page for your beautiful photos of the New Forest and Christchurch, which we pick for our letters page in the A&T every Friday.


Book on Barton-born Vietnam War veteran who played in Ashes

Book on Barton-born Vietnam War veteran who played in Ashes

Book on Barton-born Vietnam War veteran who played in Ashes

06 August 2021

THE story of the only Vietnam War veteran who played test cricket for Australia – having been born in Barton – has been revealed in a new book.


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