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Obituary: Gordon Fillis – former governor of Colbury's Foxhills school

Obituary: Gordon Fillis – former governor of Colbury's Foxhills school

Obituary: Gordon Fillis – former governor of Colbury's Foxhills school

20 May 2022

A WELL-LOVED member for many years of St John Ambulance and a former governor of Foxhills Junior School, Gordon Fillis, has died at the age of 93.


Obituary: Tony Puzey – Purewell's 'Mr Fix-it'

Obituary: Tony Puzey – Purewell's 'Mr Fix-it'

Obituary: Tony Puzey – Purewell's 'Mr Fix-it'

13 May 2022

KNOWN both to his customers and family as ‘Mr Fix-it’ there was little that former ironmonger Tony Puzey could not repair.


Obituary: Tony Collard – Lymington hairdresser and ballroom dancing champion

Obituary: Tony Collard – Lymington hairdresser and ballroom dancing champion

Obituary: Tony Collard – Lymington hairdresser and ballroom dancing champion

22 April 2022

LONGSTANDING Lymington hairdresser and sailor Tony Collard has died at the age of 86.


Obituary: John Fawcett – New Forest deer expert

Obituary: John Fawcett – New Forest deer expert

Obituary: John Fawcett – New Forest deer expert

14 April 2022

A DISTINGUISHED scientist with a lifelong love of New Forest deer has died at the of 92.


Obituary: David Miller – sailing enthusiast and former chair of the Lymington Sporting Gun Club

Obituary: David Miller – sailing enthusiast and former chair of the Lymington Sporting Gun Club

Obituary: David Miller – sailing enthusiast and former chair of the Lymington Sporting Gun Club

01 April 2022

TRIBUTES have been paid to sailing enthusiast and former chair of the Lymington Sporting Gun Club, David Miller, who died aged 70.


Obituary: John Dunning – well-known businessman and owner of Milford Supplies

Obituary: John Dunning – well-known businessman and owner of Milford Supplies

Obituary: John Dunning – well-known businessman and owner of Milford Supplies

25 March 2022

WELL-known businessman John Dunning, who ran a butchers shop, clothing store and most recently Milford Supplies, has died aged 85.


Obituary: Patricia Rashleigh – antique dealer, school worker and foster carer

Obituary: Patricia Rashleigh – antique dealer, school worker and foster carer

Obituary: Patricia Rashleigh – antique dealer, school worker and foster carer

18 March 2022

WELL-known Lyndhurst antique dealer Patricia Rashleigh has died after a short battle with cancer.


Obituary: Milford butcher Dave Gregory (67) was a well-known face in the village

Obituary: Milford butcher Dave Gregory (67) was a well-known face in the village

Obituary: Milford butcher Dave Gregory (67) was a well-known face in the village

12 March 2022

RETIRED Milford butcher Dave Gregory has died at the age of 67 after a long battle with vascular dementia.


'Some of his stories beggar belief' – tributes to Lymington sailing legend Les Powles

'Some of his stories beggar belief' – tributes to Lymington sailing legend Les Powles

'Some of his stories beggar belief' – tributes to Lymington sailing legend Les Powles

06 March 2022

LYMINGTON sailor Les Powles, who sailed single handily around the world three times, has died at the age of 96.


Obituary: Audrey Williams – skilled rider and president of New Forest Carriage Driving for the Disabled

Obituary: Audrey Williams – skilled rider and president of New Forest Carriage Driving for the Disabled

Obituary: Audrey Williams – skilled rider and president of New Forest Carriage Driving for the Disabled

04 March 2022

A TALENTED equestrian and president of New Forest Carriage Driving for the Disabled, Audrey Williams, has died at the age of 97.


Obituary: Jack Gittoes – a Mr Fix-it electronics engineer who specialised in lasers

Obituary: Jack Gittoes – a Mr Fix-it electronics engineer who specialised in lasers

Obituary: Jack Gittoes – a Mr Fix-it electronics engineer who specialised in lasers

04 March 2022

BORN one of premature twins who were not expected to survive, Jack Gittoes went on to live for 84 years becoming a talented electronics engineer.


Obituary: William Wild – engineer, guesthouse manager and sailor

Obituary: William Wild – engineer, guesthouse manager and sailor

Obituary: William Wild – engineer, guesthouse manager and sailor

25 February 2022

TRIBUTES have been paid to William Wild, an innovative electronics engineer from Lymington who has died aged 94.


Obituary: Paul Hickman – longstanding Pennington councillor and teacher

Obituary: Paul Hickman – longstanding Pennington councillor and teacher

Obituary: Paul Hickman – longstanding Pennington councillor and teacher

28 January 2022

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Lymington and Pennington councillor after his death aged 74.


Obituary: Tony Pearse – navy hero from Lymington who devoted his life to the sea

Obituary: Tony Pearse – navy hero from Lymington who devoted his life to the sea

Obituary: Tony Pearse – navy hero from Lymington who devoted his life to the sea

21 January 2022

FOR Tony Pearse, the sea was a lifetime passion which saw him serve in the navy then spend the rest of his life working a succession of related jobs.


Obituary: Anne Butcher – Lyndhurst pre-school founder and former parish councillor

Obituary: Anne Butcher – Lyndhurst pre-school founder and former parish councillor

Obituary: Anne Butcher – Lyndhurst pre-school founder and former parish councillor

14 January 2022

A FORMER Lyndhurst parish councillor who served the community for more than 35 years and ran a nursery in the village has died aged 92.


Obituary: Derek Harvey – equestrian, pilot and sailor

Obituary: Derek Harvey – equestrian, pilot and sailor

Obituary: Derek Harvey – equestrian, pilot and sailor

07 January 2022

EQUESTRIAN, sailor and former RAF Wing Commander Derek Harvey has died at the age of 101.


Obituary: Mike Foot – former Lymington lifeboatman

Obituary: Mike Foot – former Lymington lifeboatman

Obituary: Mike Foot – former Lymington lifeboatman

23 December 2021

A FORMER Lymington lifeboatman has died at the age of 59 after a valiant battle against cancer, during which he raised £3,000 for charity.


Obituary: Les Puttock – former New Forest District Council chair

Obituary: Les Puttock – former New Forest District Council chair

Obituary: Les Puttock – former New Forest District Council chair

17 December 2021

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former New Forest District Council chair who has died age 84.


Obituary: Barry van Geffen – Lymington yacht designer and hospital radio co-founder

Obituary: Barry van Geffen – Lymington yacht designer and hospital radio co-founder

Obituary: Barry van Geffen – Lymington yacht designer and hospital radio co-founder

10 December 2021

TRIBUTES have been paid to yacht designer and hospital radio co-founder Barry van Geffen from Lymington, who has died aged 67.


Obituary: Frank Coleman – former Hythe police chief inspector

Obituary: Frank Coleman – former Hythe police chief inspector

Obituary: Frank Coleman – former Hythe police chief inspector

03 December 2021

A FORMER Hythe chief police inspector, who lived in the area for more than 50 years, has died aged 95.


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