A337 fatal crash

Woman (61) dies from injuries after main road crash with lorry

A SWAY woman suffered fatal injuries in a crash near Brockenhurst on Thursday afternoon. The 61-year-old had been driving a Skoda when it was involved in a collision with a lorry on the A337 around...
Brockenhurst takeaway death

Brockenhurst takeaway chef died after ‘blow to the head with a ladle’, inquest told

A BROCKENHURST takeaway chef died from bleeding on the brain after a "scuffle" with the senior chef in which he was possibly struck on the head with a ladle, an inquest heard. Xiu Bin Wang...

Gates put up at Brockenhurst Primary School amid safety fears

HUGE gates and screening put up at Brockenhurst Primary School following claims by the headteacher that passers-by have been talking to pupils and even taking photos of them have angered some parents. The measures, which...
Brockenhurst level crossing accident

New Forest rail line reopened after level crossing accident

A ROAD accident at Brockenhurst’s level crossing brought services between Bournemouth and Southampton Central to a complete halt this morning. Disruption was expected to last until about 10am with South Western Railway warning of cancellations,...

UPDATE: Lines blocked between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth after person killed by train

THE railway line between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth was blocked after a person was killed by a train this morning. Emergency services responded to the incident, which took place around 6.30am at Pokesdown station, and all...

Brockenhurst Post Office set for closure this summer

BROCKENHURST’S post office will shut this summer – unless somebody comes forward to take over the business. Postmistress Elizabeth Kernaghan has announced she is to step down after a year in the role at the...

Survivor of attempted suicide by train kills himself in Brockenhurst

A MAN killed himself on the railway line at Brockenhurst in the same spot where he suffered life-changing injuries after stepping in front of a train in 2012, an inquest heard. Paul Arnold (29), from...

Multi-million pound revamp for Brockenhurst hotel

A BROCKENHURST hotel that once hosted former US President Theodore Roosevelt has undergone a major multi-million-pound refurbishment. The Forest Park Country Hotel has been transformed into a destination country house with an eco-friendly ethos and...

200-year-old family bakery still enjoying sweet smell of success

A BROCKENHURST bakery with a history going back 200 years has won the title Best Baker in Hampshire. The Bakehouse is still run by the family who established it over two centuries ago when its...
Annie Baughan

Hundreds attend celebration of much-loved GP killed in car accident

THE life of a hugely respected and popular GP was celebrated at a special thanksgiving service in Brockenhurst attended by more than 300 people. Dr Annie Baughan, who lived in Sway and died aged 61...
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