Sheila Watson

Tributes to ‘kind and thoughtful’ Sheila (74) after fatal collision

A HEARTBROKEN family has paid tribute to a “kind and thoughtful” pensioner who died after being involved in a collision with a car in Haydock Close, Totton. Sheila Watson was struck by a Volkswagen Tiguan...

Woman (74) dies from injuries after collision with car

AN elderly pedestrian has died after being involved in a collision with a car in Haydock Close, Totton. Paramedics responded to reports the 74-year-old local woman had been struck by a Volkswagen Tiguan. Emergency services said...
FareShare southern central

Food charity appeals for help as volunteers self-isolate

A CHARITY which distributes surplus food to those in need is appealing for help as it loses volunteers to coronavirus self-isolation when demand is expected to soar. Fare Share southern central, which has had a...

Town train station shares £20m disability access cash

DISABLED passengers are set to benefit from improved access at Totton railway station thanks to a share of £20m of government funding. Transport secretary Grant Shapps announced earlier this month that 124 stations across the...
Forest Park School

Headteacher blasts vandals after attack on special needs school

VANDALS who damaged playground equipment at a special needs school in Totton have been blasted by the headteacher. The incident at Forest Park School in Commercial Road took place between 9pm and 9pm on Saturday...
Bluebird Care

CCTV: Thieves strip roof lead from care company’s offices

POLICE are investigating after lead was stolen from the roof of an office in Totton at the weekend. Two thieves targeted Bluebird Care in Salisbury Road during the night on Sunday at around 12.30am hours. The...
Eling wharf

Rush-hour lorry congestion on A35 blamed on Chinese New Year

THE Chinese New Year and bad weather have been blamed for lorries causing traffic jams more than a mile long on the A35 in Totton. Motorists have faced congestion several times in recent weeks as...
Michael Szymanski

Flags flown at half-mast for ‘inspirational’ firefighter Michael

TRIBUTES have been paid and flags flown at half-mast following the death of a long-serving firefighter from Totton. Michael Szymanski (46), who was known affectionately as Shrek, passed away last Tuesday surrounded by his family. The...
Claymeadow depot

Letters: Relocating council depot just moves the traffic problem

SIR - It was with some interest that I read the report of the planned re-siting of the New Forest District Council Claymeadow depot to the Hardley Industrial estate. Your report states that council consideration...

Four arrested on drugs offences after car pulled over

FOUR people were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after police pulled over a car in Calmore. When officers stopped the vehicle on Calmore Drive just after midnight they found individual wraps of brown and...
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