Family focus for Milford Music Festival in a return to its local roots

THE team behind Milford’s annual music festival has announced this summer’s event will be more family-focused with a greater emphasis on promoting and supporting local musicians. Under changes due to be implemented this year, live...

Rivalry sizzling in Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition

THE hunt is one for county’s talented butchers and producers ahead of the return of the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition. The popular annual meaty contest will be held at Eastleigh College where a...

New Forest profits by being in the frame for international film makers

THE New Forest economy was boosted by more than £500,000 from films and programmes being shot in the area during 2018, according to the district council. Notable titles spending locally on accommodation, services and crew...

Competition: buy your A&T for the chance to win tickets to the Sid Lawrence...

Competition closed ACCLAIMED as one of the most popular big bands in the UK, the dynamic Syd Lawrence Orchestra are set to perform a medley of hits during a concert at the Regent Centre, Christchurch...

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...

Competition: win tickets in Friday’s A&T to see One Night of Elvis at the...

Competition closed FANS of the King will be in for a treat as Europe’s most successful Elvis Presley tribute visits Christchurch’s Regent Centre on Friday 1st February at 7.30pm. One Night of Elvis will focus on...

‘I have never looked back’ – Laura tells the story of her weight loss...

  AFTER shedding an incredible four stone in just three months, Milford mum Laura Legg has drawn on her own experiences battling post-natal depression and binge eating to galvanise others when they are at their...

The Borough Arms: new landlords make success of taking pub back to Victorian heyday

WHENEVER Carl and Debbie Millward drove past the Borough Arms in Lymington they’d look at each other and say: “Who on earth would take that pub on?” Well, the answer is: them! A year on they’ve...

The Bold Forester: brave £1m investment transforms Marchwood pub

THEY say first impressions count, and what a first impression the Bold Forester makes – particularly if you knew the pub of old, writes Chris Chester. Reopened only a few weeks ago, owners Debbie and Dwayne...

The New Forest Inn: a big slice of history – and the portions are...

THE New Forest Inn at Emery Down, Lyndhurst, is steeped in history and custom. It began life in the latter part of the 18th Century, when a group of squatters claimed a piece of land...
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