Police officers attacked after helping drunk man lying in the road

POLICE were assaulted as they responded to reports of a drunk man lying unconscious in a road in Hythe on Sunday night. The alarm was raised shortly before 11pm, and officers were subjected to abuse...

‘Horrible mistake’ led to death of student who would ‘light up any room’ with...

A “LOVELY and kind” Holbury student who secretly struggled to cope with university life died after taking an accidental drug overdose, an inquest ruled. Aaron Wells (21) had likely consumed medication used by his cancer...

Historic New Forest pub relisted as community asset

SUPPORTERS of a historic pub near Totton have secured its future by having it re-registered as a community asset for a further five years. The King Rufus in Eling Hill, Eling, which dates back to...

Rogue trader alert after water company uniforms stolen by raiders

RESIDENTS are urged to be wary of doorstep callers claiming to be from Southern Water after uniforms were stolen in a raid on its Marchwood site. Thieves forced their way into the premises in Bury...

Parents’ tributes to ‘beautiful, intelligent, loyal and popular’ Callum who died after falling on...

THE parents of a teenager who was electrocuted in a fatal accident at Hinton Admiral station have paid tribute to their “beautiful, intelligent, loyal and popular” son. Seventeen-year-old former Hounsdown School pupil Callum Evans, who...

Local architect given green light to build 168ft national monument to Christianity

A NEW religious landmark is to be created by a New Forest architect who won a competition to build what will be one of the world’s largest monuments. The gigantic Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer...

Work on new £10m Hythe hospital set to start

WORK to build a £10m state-of-the-art community hospital in Hythe is to begin this month, two years after planning permission was granted. As reported in the A&T, the go-ahead was granted by New Forest District...

Driver who caused crash which seriously injured cyclist at crossroads blackspot is fined

A MOTORIST involved in a collision at a notorious accident blackspot in the New Forest which left a cyclist badly hurt has been fined by magistrates. Ian Farmery (59), of Roberts Road, Hythe, pleaded guilty...

Town’s free parking sites set to be scrapped, earning Forest council £80k per year

FREE parking in some of the car parks in Totton is set to be scrapped to net New Forest District Council around £80,000 per year, under new plans being drawn up. Currently the town council...

New homes planned on site of boarded-up pub

A PUB which closed three years ago could be knocked down and replaced with six new homes if planning permission is granted by New Forest District Council. Player's, in Water Lane, Totton, has been boarded...
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