Hordle biker killed in head-on crash was double drink-drive limit

AN EXPERIENCED motorcyclist who was more than twice the drink-drive limit was killed when he crossed into the path of an oncoming car, an inquest heard. Michael Webb of Sidney Lane in Hordle, died a...

Council earmarks £10,000 for mobile CCTV to fight New Milton crime

CCTV coverage in and around New Milton is set to be enhanced when the town council allocates £10,000 for a new mobile camera. It is hoped one of the deployable units, being launched soon by...

Man (89) died after tripping over neighbour’s manhole cover

AN elderly New Milton man died after tripping over a manhole cover on a neighbour’s drive, an inquest heard. Dennis Saxton, who was 89 and lived at Woodlands Way, sustained massive head injuries in the...

Wayne Roberts: familiar New Milton face was music fan with love for aviation

A NEW MILTON man with a love of music who was well-known around the town for always wearing his headphones has died aged 60. Wayne Roberts, whose favourite artists included the Bee Gees, Michael Jackson...

Irene (107) says £1 moisturiser and daily glass of wine keeps her young

A DAILY glass of sweet wine and dab of £1-a-pot moisturiser is New Milton resident Irene Taylor’s secret to looking younger than her years as she celebrated her 107th birthday. Ask Irene how she managed...

Residents force Hampshire County Council apology over ‘poor’ pothole patching

  AN apology has been issued by Hampshire County Council after pothole repairs were so poor, they left a retired health and safety inspector “incensed”. Andy Whitaker, who lives in Gainsborough Avenue, New Milton, was outraged...

New Milton youth hub breakthrough in sight thanks to landowner’s offer

A BREAKTHROUGH was hailed in the hunt for a new permanent youth centre for New Milton following the sell-off of the previous facility that the town had used for 30 years. Together with its youth...

Third time lucky? Multi-million-pound community hub plans revived in New Milton

MULTI-MILLION-POUND plans to transform New Milton Memorial Centre into a thriving hub for the town have been revived. Following years of on-and-off discussions, the town council together with the trustees of the centre off Whitefield...

EXCLUSIVE: Council made secret payment to unfairly sacked employee

A SECRET payment of thousands of pounds was made by New Milton Town Council to a former employee who launched a case for unfair dismissal, the A&T can reveal. Dr Claire Lambert, the council’s former...

Tony Tillett: chemist and New Milton Rotary president who travelled the world

A FORMER president of New Milton Rotary Club, Tony Tillett, has died at the age of 79. A well-known figure in Milford where he lived for many years, Tony was also president of the village...
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