Friends donate more than half a million pounds to Lymington hospital’s scanner appeal

A CHEQUE for more than half a million pounds has been presented to the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust by volunteers from the Lymington New Forest Hospital League of Friends. Part of the friends fundraising...
Leon Crouch

Industrialist, ex-Saints chair and charity supporter Leon Crouch dies aged 70

WELL-KNOWN Lymington industrialist, philanthropist and charity supporter Leon Crouch – who served two brief spells as chairman of Southampton Football Club – has died. Mr Crouch, who was 70 and the father of three daughters,...
Lymington knife arrest

Letters: Lymington’s traffic problem could be solved with one-way solution

SIR - Having read Jon Ellis’s letter on 30th August (A&T, Town must get traffic calming) I thought I must reply as I totally agree - something must be done about traffic calming at...

Kind-hearted couple’s cars clean-up foils the paint vandals

A PAIR of quick-thinking Good Samaritans saved their neighbours a packet after spotting their cars had been spray-painted by vandals. Lymington residents Judy Cummings (66) and her husband Brian (67), who live on North Close,...
Wightlink

Helicopter rescues ferry passenger who fell overboard

A MAN was pulled from the Solent by a helicopter after falling overboard from the Lymington ferry. HM Coastguard’s rescue helicopter was despatched from Lee-on-Solent to pluck the man from the sea after he fell...
Matthew Collings

NHS trust apologises for ‘missed opportunities’ to save suicidal father

AN ACUTELY depressed Lymington man who took his own life was let down by mental health professionals who failed to provide adequate support, an inquest heard. Father-of-four Matthew Collings (54), was found hanged in woodland...
Lymington grenade

VIDEO: Explosion after beachcomber discovers live grenade

A MAN looking for glass bottles got more than he bargained for when he found an unexploded grenade on an area of coastline east of Lymington. A Lymington Coastguard rescue team rushed to Pitts Deep,...

Lymington grandma becomes oldest person to sail solo round the world

A 77-YEAR-OLD grandmother from Lymington has become the world’s oldest person to complete a solo non-stop sail around the globe. Jeanne Socrates, who is a member of the Royal Lymington Yacht Club, set the new...
Lymington market

Bus firm compensates traders after collision with market stall

A BUS firm has agreed to compensate two sisters after one its vehicles damaged their stall at Lymington market. Morebus (Lymington and Ringwood) is set to pay over £500 to Lesley Yates and Alison Muter,...

Childhood memories of Figgures toy shop inspire Jane to open store

CHILDHOOD memories of standing in her family’s toy shop full of excitement at all the wondrous things on display has led Jane Scott to open her own store. She is part of the Figgures dynasty...
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