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Police fear rise in domestic abuse as lockdown confines households

VICTIMS of domestic abuse are being reassured that support is still available for them amid fears of a rise in incidents as households are confined during the coronavirus lockdown. In response, police and other organisations...
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Lockdown flouters face fines or arrest under emergency police powers

PEOPLE flouting government restrictions to limit the spread of Covid-19 were warned they could be fined hundreds of pounds or arrested as police were granted new enforcement powers. The emergency measures passed by parliament allow...
Mr Boris Johnson

Prime Minister and health secretary test positive for virus

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, Number 10 has announced today (Friday). A government statement said that after experiencing mild symptoms yesterday, the Prime Minister was tested for coronavirus on the personal...

Readers’ Photos: Your pictures of the New Forest and Christchurch

WITH the beautiful New Forest National Park and historic Christchurch on our doorstep, we live in one of the most picturesque areas of the UK. Show off your best photos from around the patch by...

Public transport scaled back amid outbreak lockdown

TRANSPORT services have been scaled back across the New Forest and Christchurch as the public has been urged to avoid unnecessary journeys. South Western Railway said it had reduced the number of trains running on...
Coronavirus support groups

Community groups get busy helping vulnerable and isolated

MORE community groups are springing up locally to support vulnerable people and those self-isolating amid the coronavirus pandemic. BCP Council has joined up with local volunteers to launch the Together We Can scheme to help...
Christchurch Monopoly

Christchurch Monopoly launched – but who takes Mayfair top spot?

A CHRISTCHURCH version of Monopoly is to be launched on Monday – giving people something to break the boredom of self-isolation. Top spot on the board goes to the Priory which takes the place of...

Coronavirus: Traders travel to the customers as footfall flags

ACROSS the New Forest and Christchurch, businesses have introduced ways to help people not able to get out to the shops, or having trouble finding goods when they do. Local restaurants and hotels have rallied...
Coronavirus

March 19th updates: Coronavirus news from the New Forest and Christchurch

FOLLOW this page for live updates on the latest coronavirus developments and announcements in the New Forest and Christchurch on Thursday 19th March. Have you got a story? Email us via news@adt.press or call 01425 613384. The latest...
Lymington Times deliveries

Stay informed with A&T newspaper deliveries to your door

NEWSAGENTS are stepping up with deliveries to help New Milton Advertiser and Lymington Times readers across the New Forest and Christchurch catch up with developments in the coronavirus crisis. Weekly paper deliveries are being offered...
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