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...

Police name Highcliffe School pupil killed at train station

A SCHOOL pupil who was killed after being hit by a train has been named as Kate Mullins from Mudeford. The 16-year-old, who was in Year 11 at Highcliffe School, was pronounced dead at the...

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...

Elderly pedestrian killed in collision identified by police

THE devastated family of an elderly pedestrian who died following a collision with a car in Christchurch have paid tribute to those who tried to save her life. Joy Norman (82), who lived in the...

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...
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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