Annie Baughan

A337 crash victim named as retired GP Annie Baughan

THE woman who died in a crash on the A337 near Brockenhurst last week has been named as 61-year-old retired GP Annie Baughan. Annie, who lived in Sway, was known to her patients as Dr...

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...

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...
Late night verge trimming

Sleepless residents raging at council’s late-night verge trimming ‘Blitz’

RESIDENTS on rural lanes are furious after being woken at 1am by council verge trimmers. Len Thomas of Pauls Lane in Sway, who is a member of the parish council, was disturbed from his sleep...
Sway Newsagents and Post Office on Station Road

Sway post office is due to close after new owners purchase shop

SWAY post office is set to close its doors after the new owners have decided not to keep it running. The announcement about the future of the counter in Sway Newsagents on Station Road was...

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...

Silver Hind to shine again as new owners take on ailing pub

HAVING been saved from the bulldozers and given a fresh new look, Sway pub The Silver Hind is serving up food to diners for the first time in more than two years. The Station Road...
Silver Hind Sway

Village pub saved from demolition after housing plan thrown out again

A VILLAGE pub has been saved from demolition after a bid to replace it with two homes was blocked by a planning inspector. Nearly 70 people objected to the scheme for the Silver Hind in...
Grade II* Listed Sway Tower

Sway Tower to go under the hammer for starting bids of £1.6m

ONE of the New Forest’s most eye-catching buildings boasting unrivalled views of the national park is set to be auctioned off for at least £1.6m. The 220ft Peterson’s Tower – known locally as Sway Tower...

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...
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