Milford recreation ground

Residents’ patrols proposed to fight village recreation ground crime problem

NEIGHBOURS of a Milford recreation ground could be asked to undertake night time patrols in a bid to deter anti-social behaviour and vandalism. As previously reported in the A&T, intruders have broken in to the...
Milford music festival

Villagers have just three days to save popular summer music festival

ORGANISERS of the popular Milford Music and Arts Festival have warned the summer event will be called off unless £5,000 and new volunteers can be found by Friday. The busy event is scheduled to run...
Chris Packham with Dogstival organisers Domine and Richard Nowell

Chris Packham withdraws from Dogstival over death threats

TV NATURALIST Chris Packham will not be hosting a New Forest dog festival this weekend amid safety fears sparked by a campaign of intimation against him. Mr Packham has agreed with the organisers of Dogstival...
Coeliac UK Awareness Week

Hospital offers advice to help mark Coeliac UK Awareness Week

AN information stall dedicated to coeliac disease is being hosted by the Lymington New Forest Hospital tomorrow (Tuesday) during the condition's awareness week. Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust will have a stand at the main reception...

Taxpayer left with £10,000 maintenance bill after council’s land ownership error

MILFORD Parish Council have been paying for 30 years to maintain a piece of land in the village they never owned. The council have spent “at least £10,000” on employing a gardener to cut grass,...

Campaigners seek legal challenge to stop village housing scheme

CAMPAIGNERS are racing to raise £30,000 to fund a legal challenge against a controversial greenfield development on the edge of Milford. Villagers have launched a fundraising website as they seek a judicial review of a...
Gordon Brownen Judge Rinder

Pair of Plonkers to settle musical discord with TV trial by Judge Rinder

NOT singing from the same hymn sheet has landed two members of the popular New Forest band the Plonkers Agricultural Orchestra on television trial before Judge Rinder. Founder and lead singer Gordon Brownen was summoned...

Taxpayer to foot £3,000 debt bill for collapsed sports association

THE unexplained collapse of a sports association has left taxpayers out of pocket by more than £3,000. Lymington and Pennington Town Council has written off debt worth £3,337 owed by the Lymington Sports Association (LSA)...
Lymington artist Daphne Bruce

Daphne Bruce: accomplished artist who studied under Henry Moore

SCULPTOR and poet Daphne Bruce died just three months after celebrating her 100th birthday in Lymington. An accomplished artist who studied under Henry Moore, Daphne was also a gifted oil painter and enjoyed wood whittling. She...
Lymington post office

Red letter day as downsized Lymington post office reopens

STAFF at the new-look Lymington post office welcomed back customers after reopening at its fresh premises in Rashley Mews. Continuing to be a main post office, the branch is offering the same products and services...
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