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‘Make some noise’ to get action to fight town centre crime

“WE need to make a lot of noise.” This was the message from a New Milton councillor amid a continuing battle to obtain an enforcement order to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in the town...
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Court blocks John Caine from ‘fatuous’ legal action against the A&T

A MAN whose “fatuous” legal actions against the New Milton Advertiser and Lymington Times were thrown out by a court has been banned from mounting another action without a judge’s permission. Ashley man John Caine...

Rugby club plagued by vandalism welcomes councils’ CCTV plans

A NEW CCTV camera has been welcomed by the president of New Milton Rugby Club which has been hit by a recent spate of vandalism. After nearly a year of discussion, the town council reached...
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Pensioner faces debt threat from out-of-the-blue food parcel

A BARTON pensioner has warned people to be wary of a European food parcel scam that threatens victims with visits from debt collectors if they do not pay up. The package delivered out of the...

‘You can’t escape it’: Tinnitus sufferer Claire calls for action

AN Ashley mum has spoken of her daily struggles with tinnitus to raise awareness of the debilitating condition. Mum-of-two Claire Eveleigh (34) recently recorded a film for the British Tinnitus Association as part of a...

Council relents over threat to town’s Christmas festival funding

THIS year’s New Milton Christmas Festival will once again benefit from a £2,500 funding boost from the town council – despite its organisers failing to provide requested financial details. Disappointment was expressed at the latest...
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New Milton veterans cross the line for 1,000-mile charity challenge

IT was mission accomplished for amputee veterans from a New Milton charity who smashed an epic 1,000-mile cycle ride in just 13 days. Ten members of the Pilgrim Bandits rode from John O’Groats to Land’s...

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...

Shoplifter jailed after distraction theft proves final straw for court

A PROLIFIC thief has been jailed for four months for his part in stealing nearly £200 of possessions from a shopping trolley in a distraction offence. Craig White (37), of Andrew Lane, New Milton, admitted...
Bashley Road

Teenage horse rider nearly knocked off by ‘idiot’ van driver

A TEENAGE rider was nearly knocked off her pony after an impatient van driver blasted past her on the main road through Bashley. The Ford Transit van came so close to Chloe Fuller (17) on...
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