The Viking cruise ship Viking Sky with Dr Derek Browne (inset)

Brockenhurst couple airlifted to safety in terrifying cruise ship evacuation

A COUPLE from Brockenhurst had to be airlifted to safety from a cruise liner after its engines failed during a storm off the coast of Norway. Retired village GP Dr Derek Browne and his wife...

Objectors lose bid to stop quarry activity expanding

EXPANDING operations at a sand and gravel quarry has been given the go-ahead despite warnings from residents and councillors that it would have an “intolerable” impact on their lives. A Hampshire County Council committee approved...

Developer to fight council over refusal of police station flats plan

A DEVELOPER has challenged the refusal of its plans to build a block of retirement flats – which were previously likened to a prison - on the site of a disused police station. McCarthy &...
Police

Police officers linking surge of Lymington break-ins

A RASH of 26 non-dwelling burglaries are being linked by police to a raid on a farm in which a man was struck with a crowbar-type weapon. As reported in the A&T, Gregory Finch (31)...

Brexit is ‘slipping through our fingers’, warns New Forest MP

BREXIT is “slipping through our fingers”, according to New Forest West MP Sir Desmond Swayne. The pro-Leave Conservative has twice voted for the Prime Minister’s withdrawal agreement, fearful that if it does not pass then...

Brothers jailed for life over murder of 26-year-old man

TWO brothers have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a 26-year-old in Totton in an attack compared to that of a “pack of wolves”. Charlie George Thomas Cooper (19), of Ashby...
Hampshire Fire and Rescue

Planned homes might be ‘left to burn’ to protect environment

HOMES on a proposed major new development near Ringwood could be left to burn down if there was a blaze in order to protect rare animal species, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has warned. The...
Gill and Wayne Loveland

Gill Loveland: helped run company transporting world’s most precious cars

A WOMAN who for decades was responsible for the global transportation of some of the world’s most valuable cars has died aged 60. Gill Loveland, of Blackfield, had been a director of Marchwood-based Polygon International...

Dogstival names trio of pet charities for four-legged extravaganza

A FESTIVAL celebrating dogs and their owners has named a trio of animal charities to benefit as it gears up for a weekend of activity. The first Dogstival will be guest-hosted by TV naturalist and...
Connor Robertson

‘I blew it’ admits football talent jailed for £30,000 drugs haul

A NEW MILTON man who was on course to become a professional footballer before becoming addicted to cannabis told a judge: “I blew it.” Connor Robertson had won a scholarship to America through his talents...
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