Name released of New Forest dad killed in city car crash

TRIBUTES have been paid to a devoted family man and popular company executive from Sway, named as the victim of a fatal traffic collision in the run-up to Christmas. Simon Poole (47), who lived in...

Brut force wins sparkling prize haul for Marlings Vineyard

A NEW Forest vineyard has uncorked four awards in a regional wine competition – including Wine of the Year. Marlings Vineyard, based in Sway saw its Sparkling Rose Brut take the coveted prize at the...
Positive Path Foundation

Mums build Positive Path for people with autism to find love

TO make friends and build relationships is difficult for many, but for those with learning and physical challenges it can be even more so. That is something two local mothers know only two well. Jane...

New Forest man killed in ‘careless driving’ car collision

A NEW FOREST man was killed in a car accident as he walked through Southampton last night (Monday). Officers are investigating the death of a 47-year-old from Sway who was in collision with a BMW...

Man in A337 car crash denies trying to murder woman

A SWAY man has pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and dangerous driving following a crash in the New Forest. Peter Tillman (71) is accused of committing the offences on August 20th. As reported...
Sway post office

New post office delivered to village in time for Christmas

JUST in time for Christmas, Sway has got a new post office after eight months without one – and it is bringing a jobs boost to the village. It will soon be open seven days...

Owner sets red letter day for reopening of village post office

IT will be a red letter day for Sway post office when it reopens at a new location with longer hours. It will be located in the Central Convenience store on Station Road, and will...
Miss Witt

Chocolate, gin and ginger give Miss Witt sweet taste of success

SWAY chocolatier Kerry Witt has taken yet another top prize – this time competing against 47 countries at the Academy of Chocolate Awards. Her passion fruit chocolate received a bronze medal while her Bombay Sapphire...

Parents’ marathon effort to help school fill nearly £80,000 shortfall

A HEADTEACHER whose budget has been cut by nearly £80,000 has praised “truly amazing” parents for coming to the aid of pupils by fundraising and volunteering. Rachel Goplen, who leads Sway Primary School, hailed their...
Naked Jam

Naked Jam dressed to impress with top award for no-butter curd

A SWAY jam maker has won a top award for a new product that she decided to make after meeting a little girl who was allergic to butter. Jennifer Williams, of Naked Jam, was demonstrating...
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