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‘Stay safe’ plea as man in his 20s and 101-year-old woman among latest New...

THE deaths of a young man and a 102-year-old woman with Covid-19 prompted a fresh appeal for residents of all ages to do all they can to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Former Priestlands...

A trip to the needles – couple get Covid jabs for 60th wedding anniversary

A BARTON couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary by having their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Ron and Ed Strudwick, of Boldre Close, are usually on holiday in Madeira for their anniversary on 14th...
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Not-for-profit trust is picked to run New Forest leisure centres

A NOT-FOR-PROFIT trust has been chosen as the preferred bidder to run the New Forest’s five leisure centres. Freedom Leisure beat two other unnamed firms to win the nod from the district council to manage...

16-home plans on New Milton greenbelt withdrawn over ‘strong local objection’

STRONG opposition from residents prompted a developer to withdraw a controversial plan to build 16 homes on a greenbelt site in Ashley. AJC Homes, the affordable housing element of Poole-based AJ Developments, had submitted an...

New Milton teenager arrested over knifepoint robbery

A NEW Milton teenager has been arrested in connection with a knifepoint robbery. The 17-year-old is the third held by officers after a boy, also aged 17, was threatened with a knife and had his...

Back from the dead – veteran Ron reads his own obituary after Army newsletter...

“THE news of my death is greatly exaggerated” – so said a New Milton veteran who had the dubious pleasure of reading his own obituary. It was a Mark Twain moment for Col. Ron Back,...

Intruder attacked man who was watching cage fighting on TV

A NEW Milton man was watching televised cage fight when a stranger bundled his way into his home and headbutted him, a court heard. Connor Chipcase was rushed to hospital after the attack by Jordan...
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Aldi given green light for New Milton store as councillors go against planners’ recommendation

DISCOUNT retailer Aldi is set to come to New Milton after district councillors went against planning officers’ recommendation to refuse it. Members of New Forest District Council’s planning committee approved Aldi’s plan for a store...

Former New Milton surgery boss joins plea for public to follow rules as Hampshire...

A SENIOR doctor who formerly headed New Milton’s Arnewood Practice has joined Hampshire health leaders pleading for residents to follow lockdown rules as the next few weeks “will be the most difficult we have ever...

New Milton freezes its council tax share over residents’ Covid struggles

DIFFICULTIES faced by New Milton residents during the pandemic prompted town councillors to freeze their share of the council tax. The levy on an average band D household will remain at £107.48, as the total...
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