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Town groups look to unite in bid to save pedal car grand prix

LOCAL groups could join forces to ensure the New Milton Pedal Car Grand Prix continues after escalating costs put its future in jeopardy. Talks are set to be held between the Lions Club of New...
Barton Common Road

Flats plan wins approval as councillors run out of reasons to refuse

DISTRICT councillors have expressed dismay at being left with little choice other than to allow the demolition of a large home in an exclusive Barton road to make way for eight new flats. The controversial...

Appeal for more SpeedWatch volunteers as drivers flout limits

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to bolster a community speed crackdown returning to New Milton as figures show many drivers continue to flout the limits. Town councillors were astonished to hear that speed limit reminder (SLR)...

Trader offers town ‘safe place’ after sheltering mugging victim

A NEW Milton shop owner has been overwhelmed by the response to her setting up her business as a ‘safe place’ where people feeling vulnerable or scared can come for help. The social media post...
Margaret Fraser

Family tributes to ‘inspirational’ grandma who died in truck collision

THE family of 89-year-old Margaret Fraser, who died in a collision with a delivery lorry in New Milton last month, have paid tribute to the “inspirational” grandmother who was known for friendliness and zest...

Parking firm suffers defeat in planning battle over enforcement camera

A CAR park enforcement camera which has led to dozens of drivers facing big penalty charges may have to be removed after district planners refused to give it permission. The pole-mounted automatic number plate recognition...
Gore Road

Police release efit of man suspected of knifepoint mugging

POLICE have issued an efit image of a knifeman suspected snatching cash, bank cards and a phone from a woman in Gore Road, New Milton, last Friday night. The victim, who is in her 50s,...

Woman in her 90s airlifted from car collision with ‘serious injuries’

AN elderly woman from New Milton is fighting for her life after she was airlifted to hospital following a collision with a car. The victim, who is in her 90s, sustained serious injuries in the...

Youth club wins right to stay after successful trial-run

A PERMANENT youth club has been launched in Ashley following a successful trial run at the local rugby club’s base, with special sessions for young carers. Spearheaded by New Milton Town Council’s youth services manager...
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Inquest opened into death of woman (89) in truck collision

A GRANDMOTHER who was killed in a collision with a delivery lorry in the centre of New Milton had suffered multiple injuries, an inquest heard. Margaret Fraser (89), who lived in Waverley Road in the...
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