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'He was our hero' – tributes to Lymington Second World War veteran Bill Matthews

'He was our hero' – tributes to Lymington Second World War veteran Bill Matthews

'He was our hero' – tributes to Lymington Second World War veteran Bill Matthews

05 March 2021

TRIBUTES have been paid to Bill Matthews – a Lymington veteran who served in the Second World War – after his death at the age of 95...


Obituary: David Hart – 'inspirational' former magistrate and head teacher of Lyndhurst Junior School

Obituary: David Hart – 'inspirational' former magistrate and head teacher of Lyndhurst Junior School

Obituary: David Hart – 'inspirational' former magistrate and head teacher of Lyndhurst Junior School

28 February 2021

A FORMER magistrate and head teacher of Lyndhurst Junior School has died at the age of 90...


Obituary: Helen Davison – leading light of theatre scene founded Milton Musical Society

Obituary: Helen Davison – leading light of theatre scene founded Milton Musical Society

Obituary: Helen Davison – leading light of theatre scene founded Milton Musical Society

27 February 2021

HELEN Davison, a former director of New Milton’s Forest Arts Centre and founder of Milton Musical Society , has died aged 93...


Obituary: Stan Wade – ‘true gentleman’ was a parish and district councillor for decades

Obituary: Stan Wade – ‘true gentleman’ was a parish and district councillor for decades

Obituary: Stan Wade – ‘true gentleman’ was a parish and district councillor for decades

26 February 2021

FOR more than three decades Stan Wade, who died last week aged 89, served Hythe and Dibden as both a district and parish councillor and a respected community stalwart...


Obituary: Heather MacDermott – Lymington community nurse was ‘a pure ray of sunshine’

Obituary: Heather MacDermott – Lymington community nurse was ‘a pure ray of sunshine’

Obituary: Heather MacDermott – Lymington community nurse was ‘a pure ray of sunshine’

21 February 2021

A WELL-KNOWN community nurse who dedicated her life to helping others has died aged 61...


Obituary: Tina Britton – former manager of Lymington care home was dedicated to her residents

Obituary: Tina Britton – former manager of Lymington care home was dedicated to her residents

Obituary: Tina Britton – former manager of Lymington care home was dedicated to her residents

20 February 2021

THE former manager of a care home in Lymington has died aged 48, just 11 months after being diagnosed with a brain tumour...


Obituary: Nan Kemp – nursing pioneer who was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal

Obituary: Nan Kemp – nursing pioneer who was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal

Obituary: Nan Kemp – nursing pioneer who was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal

13 February 2021

FORMER nurse Nan Kemp who was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal travelling scholarship which led to her working in hospitals in America and Canada has died aged 86...


Obituary: Alan Parker – New Milton businessman who spent 50 years with Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club

Obituary: Alan Parker – New Milton businessman who spent 50 years with Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club

Obituary: Alan Parker – New Milton businessman who spent 50 years with Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club

07 February 2021

ALAN Parker, a hugely respected figure in local golf circles and a well-known member of Brokenhurst Manor club for nearly 50 years, has died at the age of 88...


Obituary: Bob Fisher – renowned yachting journalist and world champion sailor covered 16 editions of the America’s Cup

Obituary: Bob Fisher – renowned yachting journalist and world champion sailor covered 16 editions of the America’s Cup

Obituary: Bob Fisher – renowned yachting journalist and world champion sailor covered 16 editions of the America’s Cup

04 February 2021

WORLD champion sailor and renowned yachting journalist and author Bob Fisher has died of cancer aged 85...


Obituary: Eddie Franklin – former manager of Natwest New Milton

Obituary: Eddie Franklin – former manager of Natwest New Milton

Obituary: Eddie Franklin – former manager of Natwest New Milton

31 January 2021

A NEW Milton bank manager who spent more than 40 years serving customers during his career has died aged 96...


Obituary: Colin Fagan – former president of Lymington Rowing Club who was an ‘inspirational’ coach

Obituary: Colin Fagan – former president of Lymington Rowing Club who was an ‘inspirational’ coach

Obituary: Colin Fagan – former president of Lymington Rowing Club who was an ‘inspirational’ coach

23 January 2021

LYMINGTON Rowing Club president Colin Fagan, who spent more than two decades with the organisation, has died aged 81...


Obituary: Donald King – former New Forest police officer received BEM for saving lives of teen sailors

Obituary: Donald King – former New Forest police officer received BEM for saving lives of teen sailors

Obituary: Donald King – former New Forest police officer received BEM for saving lives of teen sailors

10 January 2021

FORMER New Forest police officer Donald King, who received a British Empire Medal for his gallantry in saving the lives of three teenaged boys, has died at the age of 87...


Obituary: Leigh Webb – ‘wonderful character’ owned Lymington chicken factory Webb’s Country Foods

Obituary: Leigh Webb – ‘wonderful character’ owned Lymington chicken factory Webb’s Country Foods

Obituary: Leigh Webb – ‘wonderful character’ owned Lymington chicken factory Webb’s Country Foods

09 January 2021

THE former owner of Webb’s Country Foods chicken processing factory in Lymington , Leigh Webb, died age 82 on Christmas Eve...


Obituary: Roy Hunt – well-known farmer regularly brought piglets to the New Forest Show

Obituary: Roy Hunt – well-known farmer regularly brought piglets to the New Forest Show

Obituary: Roy Hunt – well-known farmer regularly brought piglets to the New Forest Show

08 January 2021

FARMER Roy Hunt, who was a popular figure at the New Forest Show where he organised the pig section of the local food and farming display, has died at the age of 80...


Obituary: Dr Derek Browne – former Brockenhurst GP and exercise enthusiast

Obituary: Dr Derek Browne – former Brockenhurst GP and exercise enthusiast

Obituary: Dr Derek Browne – former Brockenhurst GP and exercise enthusiast

28 December 2020

Dr Derek Browne retired in 2002 after 27 years as a GP A POPULAR and well-respected Brockenhurst GP who served for almost 30 years at the same practice…


Obituary: Shirley Bolt – former Hythe GP and psychosexual therapist

Obituary: Shirley Bolt – former Hythe GP and psychosexual therapist

Obituary: Shirley Bolt – former Hythe GP and psychosexual therapist

20 December 2020

Shirley Bolt travelled the world and raised money for charities FORMER Hythe GP and psychosexual therapist Shirley Bolt has died aged 86. Shirley was…


Obituary: David Jupp – passionate sailor and former chair of Friends of Hurst Castle

Obituary: David Jupp – passionate sailor and former chair of Friends of Hurst Castle

Obituary: David Jupp – passionate sailor and former chair of Friends of Hurst Castle

06 December 2020

David Jupp DAVID Jupp, a popular sailor and former chair of the Friends of Hurst Castle, has died aged 77. Described by friends as an “exceptional man”,…


Obituary: Jonathan Rogers – Lymington GP who won several international yacht races

Obituary: Jonathan Rogers – Lymington GP who won several international yacht races

Obituary: Jonathan Rogers – Lymington GP who won several international yacht races

05 December 2020

Jonathan Rogers HIGHLY respected Lymington GP Jonathan Rogers, who founded the town’s pioneering Wednesday Junior Sailing programme for youngsters of…


Obituary: Michael Rickman – former Sway heating engineer who won a Crufts award

Obituary: Michael Rickman – former Sway heating engineer who won a Crufts award

Obituary: Michael Rickman – former Sway heating engineer who won a Crufts award

29 November 2020

Michael Rickman won a second place merit award in a Crufts junior category. TRIBUTES have been paid to an “honest, hard-working and trustworthy” Sway…


Obituary: Norman Yates – former Sway parish councillor and chairman of village conservation group

Obituary: Norman Yates – former Sway parish councillor and chairman of village conservation group

Obituary: Norman Yates – former Sway parish councillor and chairman of village conservation group

28 November 2020

  Norman Yates has died at the age of 93 A FORMER Sway parish councillor and chair of the village Conservatives group, Norman Yates, has died at…


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