26 December 2022
Christmas is a time for ghost stories, but sceptic Tony Ferguson likes to keep himself in high spirits all year round.
22 January 2022
NEW Milton GP Dr Helal Attayee has revealed how a kidnap attempt in Afghanistan set him on the path to the UK, where he has helped battle Covid-19.
10 December 2021
In 2015 Wing Commander Mike Sutton led 1 (fighter) Squadron into battle across the badlands of Iraq - his fighting machine the legendary Typhoon.
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.
16 July 2021
A WOMAN lost 6.5 stone after being told by her father that if she caught Covid she would die, unless she shifted the weight.
16 July 2021
FORMER police officer Eric Woodsford, who served on the wartime Arctic convoys, celebrated his 105th birthday with a family party in New Milton.
30 April 2021
A MILITARY bandsman who was given a six-month trial having never played an instrument before in his life has finally retired after 50 years of music.
18 April 2021
PROFESSIONAL yachtsman Mark Delstanche is soon to embark on the toughest challenge of his life - a solo and unsupported Atlantic row.
12 July 2019
AN artist who grew up in Brazil and has exhibited around the world is to hold weekly painting classes in the New Forest ...
30 May 2019
Michelle Meech only ever wanted to be a mum TUCKED away somewhere, Michelle Meech has a picture of herself and husband Dave holding a photo of a tiny…
15 February 2019
Super chef Matthew Whitfield in his new kitchen at the Montagu Arms AS a small boy Matthew Whitfield was being driven past the Montagu Arms Hotel with…
04 January 2019
Wendy Stowe, one of only seven female harbour masters in the UK SWEEPING her hand in front of her desk, Wendy Stowe exclaims: “Just look at the view from…
20 November 2018
“HOW personal do you want this to be?” Adrian Hayes asks over the table of his untidy kitchen. It’s an unexpectedly vulnerable question from the veteran…
11 October 2018
HAVING screen tested more than 300 children, frustrated producer John McRae was animatedly banging a desk late one night in a BBC office and wondering…
02 September 2018
SARAH DOUKAS, founder of global modelling agency Storm , is utterly relaxed as we sit down to talk at the kitchen table of her picture postcard cottage. It’s…
20 January 2018
DONKEYS and weekday tourists stroll in the winter sunshine past the window of the wood-panelled room of the Montagu Arms where Matthew Tomkinson is recalling…
06 October 2017
YOU know you’ve arrived at Geoffrey Dashwood’s house when you turn the corner and come face to face with a monumental bronze bird of prey glaring down…
05 September 2017
“ONCE you wind me up I don’t stop,” grins Bob Wilson after delivering 90 minutes of his life’s edited highlights – from mixing with the doomed Busby Babes…
07 August 2017
JOHN ILLSLEY breaks off mid-sentence as we talk in the sunny garden of his pub, the East End Arms. He’s performed in front of millions, won an Ivor Novello…
30 June 2017
DAN Snow is late. His staff don’t know where he is – until the head nanny arrives to say the TV historian has been delayed picking up his children. A…