Derritt Lane

Flooded lane claims FIVE cars after safety warnings ignored

A LANE flooded by Storm Brendan claimed five cars today (Wednesday) – with some of the occupants having to be rescued by firefighters in a boat. Two BMWs, a Land Rover Freelander, a Jaguar and...
Patrick Earnshaw in Highcliffe School's head teacher

Schools alert over ‘attempted child snatch’ was false alarm, say police

REPORTS that a driver tried to snatch a child in Bransgore were a false alarm, according to Hampshire police. Highcliffe School had issued a warning to parents after one of its pupils was invited by a...
Richard Frampton

Forest farmer tickles the nation with Dickies Dribble on Radio 1

BRANSGORE farmer-turned-cider maker Richard Frampton has been tickling the nation after becoming the unlikely star of a new feature on BBC Radio 1’s Scott Mills show. The former district councillor, who began making Dickies Dribble...

Faith and diet give hope to mum-of-six with terminal cancer

EIGHT months after receiving a devastating terminal cancer diagnosis, Sopley mum-of-six Hannah Welberry says adopting a plant-based diet and putting her faith in God has given her hope for the future. The inspirational mum, who...
Yellow Buses

Timetable makes trial bus service ‘waste of time’, says councillor

A NEW Yellow Buses service linking Christchurch with Bransgore has been branded “a complete waste of time” by a town councillor. Cllr Gill Jarvis says she believes the Yellow Buses route 21 link has been...
Bransgore village hall

Villagers hope CCTV clue will help end ‘daily battle’ with vandals

COMMUNITY sports facilities have been destroyed and broken glass has been strewn across a children’s playground in Bransgore. The damage, which was reported to Bransgore Parish Council last week, saw a table tennis table ripped...
Heatherstone Grange

Angry residents living in new homes ‘wasteland’ demand action

FED-UP residents of a flagship estate near Bransgore who accused developers of neglecting the open spaces fear it will still not be properly looked after by New Forest District Council even though it will...

Darts ace Scott Mitchell ‘unfortunate’ to miss out on PDC tour card

BRANSGORE darts ace Scott Mitchell has missed out on grabbing a card for the lucrative PDC tour. Speaking to the A&T, the ex-BDO World Champion lamented the result but noted that over the four days...

Police seize and destroy imitation gun carried by youngster

POLICE seized a realistic imitation gun from a youngster in Bransgore at the weekend. Responding to reports the fake firearm was being carried by a boy who was out with friends in the village on...
MP Tobias Ellwood, Dr Henry Goodall and Second World War veteran Laurie Weede

Modern technology tells stirring story of RAF’s New Forest airfields

NEW state-of-the-art displays telling the story of New Forest airfields during the Second World War has been unveiled at a memorial and heritage centre in Bransgore. The Friends of the New Forest Airfields (FONFA) welcomed...
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