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New Milton vet practice reports positive coronavirus case

A NEW Milton vet practice has been forced to shut its doors to non-emergencies after one of its staff tested positive for the coronavirus. Forest Lodge Vet Practice, in Barton Court Road, said last night...

Planning professor takes top job at New Forest National Park Authority

A PROFESSOR of planning has been appointed as the new chair of the New Forest National Park Authority. Prof. Gavin Parker, who was born and brought up in Salisbury and now lives in Downton, said...

Shell reveals demolition plans for Pennington petrol station site

A BUSY petrol station on the edge of Lymington could be demolished and replaced with a modern facility under plans submitted to New Forest District Council. Shell has applied to transform its garage at Pennington...

‘Super relieved and happy’ – stolen £3,000 wheelchair bike is recovered thanks to public...

A CYCLIST has praised a local resident who helped her recover a valuable attachment for her quadriplegic husband’s wheelchair which was stolen in a raid on the couple’s garage. Rhona and Mike Copp were devastated...

New coffee shop and playpark approved on site of derelict buildings in village centre

A NEW coffee shop, children’s playpark and entertainment space can be built in Burley after the national park authority approved the plans. As reported in the A&T, applicant Nigel Blow applied to demolish several derelict...

Referee Gary set for emotional return in cup final match after cancer treatment

LOCAL referee Gary Parsons is anticipating an emotional return when he takes charge of his first game since being diagnosed with cancer. Gary, who lives in Hordle, will be in the middle for the Russell-Cotes...

Families embrace first hugs for months at care homes thanks to sail-maker’s ‘cuddle curtains’

RESIDENTS at New Forest care homes have embraced loved ones for the first time in the pandemic thanks to Covid-safe “cuddle curtains” donated by a Lymington sailmaker. The fully reusable kits, which have been designed...
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Lorry driver faces trial after denying causing death of pedestrian in New Milton town...

A LORRY driver has denied causing the death of an 89-year-old pedestrian in a collision in New Milton town centre early this year and will face a crown court trial. Gary Horbury (57), of Ferndale...

Ex-RAF air commodore swoops in as new Brockenhurst College principal

BROCKENHURST College is flying high with a former RAF air commodore taking command in the new year. Outgoing principal and chief executive Di Roberts, who is stepping down after 14 years in the post, is...

Two arrested after raids on pet shop and petrol station

 TWO men have been arrested following raids on two New Forest businesses last night (Wednesday). Cash and charity collection tins were taken after entry was forced to The Village Pet Shop in Ringwood Road, Bransgore,...
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