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Highcliffe School ‘shocked and saddened’ at pupil’s railway death

A TEENAGE girl killed after being hit by a train at a railway station at the weekend was a Highcliffe School pupil. Paramedics and British Transport Police officers responded to the incident on the line...

London Marathon runner badly injured in vicious assault on training run

A RUNNER out training for the London Marathon was left with serious injuries after being attacked in a quiet street in Highcliffe. The victim, who is aged 50, was set upon between 4.45pm and 5pm...

‘Moron’ dangling boulder endangered rail commuters’ lives

YOBS thought to have thrown rocks and suspended a boulder from a railway station bridge, narrowly missing a commuter train, have been slammed by a train drivers’ union official. The culprit was branded a “moron”...

Marmalade to jam in Highcliffe retro night

SCOTTISH rock band Marmalade are set to be joined by former Radio 1 DJ David Diddy Hamilton for a charity retro night at Highcliffe Sports and Social Club on Friday 29th March. After becoming the...

Highcliffe care home hit by second sub-standard rating

A HIGHCLIFFE care home has been scathingly judged as sub-standard for the second time in six months by the national care watchdog. Newtown House had pledged to make a number of improvements when it was...

Pensioner fined £2,500 over crash that killed motorcyclist on A35

A PENSIONER who caused a fatal crash on the A35 at Hinton has been handed a £2,500 fine and a 10-year driving ban. Maurice Reynolds (88), of Preston Way, Highcliffe, was attempting to turn into...

Highcliffe Castle cook up some future history with time capsule concealed in oven

A HISTORIC 19th century oven was used to hide away a time capsule at Highcliffe Castle in celebration of the imminent completion of its east wing restoration. Inside the capsule is some castle memorabilia, a...

Double lung transplant ends with fairytale finish for panto star Charles

IN an almost fairytale-like story of triumph over adversity, a cystic fibrosis sufferer from Highcliffe is preparing to star in the panto he wrote just months after undergoing a lifesaving double lung transplant. Charles Michael...

Family-of-three trapped in freezing mud at Highcliffe rescued by firefighters

A FAMILY had to be rescued by firefighters and coastguard teams after becoming stuck in mud while trying to help their dog which had got into difficulty. The alarm was raised just after 3pm last...

How a Second World War torpedo led to couple’s 69th wedding anniversary celebrations

A COUPLE brought together after the sinking of a cargo ship by an Italian submarine in 1943 have celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary. Former merchant navy officer Peter Yeandle (96), a resident at Highcliffe Nursing...
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