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Tommy Warner: Circus labourer able to balance park bench on his chin

A FORMER army sergeant who was well known for performing tricks he learned while working at a circus has died aged 89. Father-of-six Tommy Warner was born in Dalkey, a few miles from Dublin in...
Gang Warily

Man found dead at recreation ground on New Year’s Day is named

THE man whose body was found on New Year’s Day at Gang Warily recreation ground in Fawley has been named. The identity of 31-year-old Phillip Cavill was released by the coroner’s office in Winchester after...
Fawley power station plans

Fawley power station developer ‘on track’ for homes decision in April

THE company behind the redevelopment of Fawley power station with 1,500 new homes says it is on track for a decision by the end of April. The consortium leading the near-£1bn scheme, Fawley Waterside Ltd,...

Police call for witnesses after residents hit by night of vandalism

RESIDENTS suspect a gang of youths was responsible for an overnight spate of vandalism and theft in several Holbury streets. Vehicle windows were smashed and Christmas decoration electronics were stolen when the offenders struck during...
Hampshire County Council budget

Lyndhurst and Blackfield libraries facing the axe to cut costs

LYNDHURST and Blackfield are among up to 10 Hampshire libraries facing the axe alongside dozens of jobs as county council bosses try to balance the books. The number of lending branches could drop from 48...
Gang Warily

Police investigate New Year’s Day body at recreation ground

POLICE are investigating after the body of a man was discovered at a recreation ground on New Year’s Day. Officers and paramedics were called to Gang Warily in Blackfield, Fawley, yesterday morning (Wednesday) after being...

Environmental concerns delay decision for 1,500 power station homes

A DECISION on approving the first stage of proposals for about 1,500 homes at Fawley power station has been delayed amid a string of environmental concerns from planners. A verdict on the outline application, which...

Quick-thinking neighbours praised as firefighters rescue woman (70)

QUICK-THINKING neighbours have been praised for raising the alarm about an early-hours house fire in Holbury which resulted in a resident being taken to hospital. Responding to a call-out around 1.50am on Saturday, firefighters rescued...

Former Scout volunteer caught by paedophile hunter handed suspended jail term

A FORMER senior ferry officer and Scout volunteer was snared by a paedophile hunter after sending inappropriate online messages to what he thought was a 13-year-old boy. Matthew Parker (41) was living in Holbury when...

Jeremy Corbyn visits Fawley power station to promise ‘green industrial revolution’

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn paid a visit to wind turbine company MHI Vestas based at the Fawley power station site today (Wednesday) to unveil a “green industrial revolution” investment pledge worth £83bn. Mr Corbyn dropped...
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