CCTV: Young riders devastated as masked raiders take £55k worth of bikes

A YOUNG team of up-and-coming motocross racers are “utterly devastated” after thieves stole £55,000 of bikes and equipment less than two weeks before the start of their season. CCTV captured the break-in on Sunday evening...

Two arrested at New Forest holiday park in police drugs crackdown

TWO Liverpool men were arrested at a New Forest holiday park after a large police anti-drugs operation last night (Thursday). The pair were apprehended at Shorefield in Milford just before 10pm in a joint operation...

Coronavirus: Headteacher stays at home after trip to northern Italy

THE head teacher of a New Forest primary school is staying at home as a “precautionary measure” against coronavirus after returning from a half-term trip to northern Italy. Kate Crawford, the head of Milford Primary...

Hotel owner opens his doors to feed and house homeless during lockdown

A MILFORD hotelier has thrown open the doors of his establishment to put a roof over the heads of displaced and homeless New Forest people during the coronavirus pandemic. Tim Wedgwood is currently hosting 16...

Sea wall collapse sparks criticism of council’s coastal defence

A WAVE of criticism has been aimed at New Forest District Council’s coastal defence policies after a section of sea wall at Milford collapsed following cracks appearing during recent storms. This week council engineers were...

Lazy Lion pub aims to become the pride of Milford with relaxed relaunch

A MILFORD pub roared back into life this week as landlord Ian Robertson, who has been running the hugely successful Monkey House at Lymington, moved just a few miles down the road to launch...

Park home company in ‘bully boy’ development row agrees to meet residents

A COMPANY at the centre of a row over the new luxurious mobile home park near Milford has offered to meet with fed-up residents who claim they are being bullied out of their homes. Last...

Three arrested after hotel marquee raided and teen attacked

THREE men were arrested following a burglary and an attack on a teenager outside a Milford hotel last night (Wednesday). The alarm was raised around 10.20pm, with reports staff at South Lawn Hotel had confronted...
Krystian Kwarta

Milford man jailed for eight years over ‘brutal’ shopping centre rape

A MILFORD man has been jailed for eight years for raping a woman in a “violent, premeditated” attack at a shopping centre. Krystian Kwarta (20), of Keyhaven Road, grabbed the 21-year-old victim from behind as...
Milford beach

Worst parking ever? Driver escapes injury after car plunges into the sea

A DRIVER had a lucky escape after accidentally driving his recently bought car over the beach and into the sea at Milford. The motorist was in his new Skoda automatic vehicle in the car park...
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