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Police hunting motorist who drove off from three-vehicle smash

POLICE are hunting a driver who failed to stop following a three-vehicle collision on the A31 near Burley which resulted in a fire and left a motorcyclist badly hurt. The alarm was raised at around...

‘Generations of memories’ lost in destroyed stable after bonfire spreads

“GENERATIONS of memories” were lost when flames spread from a bonfire and ripped through former stables on a Burley farm, destroying treasured family possessions. Firefighters from five towns and villages were dispatched as the inferno...

Plans to demolish village centre buildings for playpark, entertainment space and coffee shop

PLANS for a new entertainment space, children’s playpark and coffee shop in the centre of Burley have been submitted to the national park authority. Applicant Nigel Blow wants to demolish several derelict buildings on land...

Forest currency trader takes £3.5bn fraud conviction case to highest US court

NEW Forest currency trader Mark Johnson has gone to the highest court in the United States – the Supreme Court – in a bid to overturn his conviction for an energy deal fraud worth...

Road and path under Holmsley bridge to close for inspection tomorrow

THE road beneath the worn out Holmsley Bridge will be shut on Friday (17th April) so inspectors can move in and assess the condition of the structure. Station Road, near Burley, will be closed between...
New Forest cow attack

Hungry Forest cows bothering locals ‘should be removed’

DISRUPTIVE cows which wander into gardens in search of food should be taken off the forest, a Burley resident has suggested. As previously reported in the A&T last month, dozens of ponies were removed from...
Dogstival

Dogstival joins list of summer events hit by coronavirus crisis

THE organisers of Dogstival, the weekend celebration of man’s best friend in the New Forest, has been postponed until after the summer. Richard and Domine Nowell, who debuted the event at Pylewell Park near Lymington...

Two years’ jail for bungling burglar chased away by homeowners

A BURLEY man who was chased from a property he burgled on New Year’s Day has been jailed for more than two years. Aaron Phillips (37), of Meadow Close, tried to take a television from...

Gardening couple turned detectives to restore home’s hidden secrets

WHEN Philip and Margaret Daubeney bought their home with its vast, overgrown grounds, little did they know of the garden's historical significance – or that it would take them more than 25 years and...

Company boss sentenced for assaulting estranged wife in busy pub

A COMPANY director who assaulted his estranged wife in a busy New Forest pub has been ordered to do 60 hours of unpaid community work. Simon Hawtrey-Coombs (52) was also given a two year restraining...
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