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Police cuts could lead to vigilante action, warns repeat burglary victim

CUTS to police and rises in break-ins could force people to take matters into their own hands, warned the manager of a Ringwood garden centre which suffered the latest in a number of raids. Three...

Robbers armed with ‘Nazi SS blade’ sentenced for betting shop raids

TWO men who carried out a spree of armed betting shop robberies – including one at Holbury – have been jailed for a total of 24 years. James Frampton and Michael Purkiss each received 12...

Six years’ jail for debt-ridden dad who turned to drug-dealing

A MAN who admitted selling more than four kilos of cocaine in a bid to clear a £20,000 drug debt has been jailed for six-and-a-half years. Javed Miah (30), previously of New Milton but then...
Lyndhurst hit and run

Police appeal for help to find high street hit-and-run driver

A PEDESTRIAN was hurt in a collision with a vehicle that failed to stop in the centre of Lyndhurst. Paramedics and police responded to reports a man had been struck by what was described as...

Council holds secret talks over tackling rise in anti-social behaviour

ACTION to tackle anti-social behaviour plaguing New Milton was the subject of secret talks by town councillors. The discussion – listed under private session on the amenities committee meeting’s agenda – came two weeks after...
Bob Higgins

Football coach ‘monster’ Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young players

DISGRACED ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for more than 24 years for abusing youngsters he trained. Judge Peter Crabtree announced the prison term at Winchester Crown Court today (Wednesday) following emotional scenes as...

Suspected drug-driver arrested after speeding through roadworks at 94mph

A VAN driver was arrested after police saw him speeding at 94mph on the A338 Bournemouth Spur Road and performing dangerous manoeuvres. Officers from Dorset Police’s No Excuse team spotted the white vehicle as they...
Michael Lane

Tory police chief blocked by party members from standing again

HAMPSHIRE’S Conservative police boss Michael Lane will not stand for re-election under the party’s banner next year after he was deselected by local members. Mr Lane’s bid for the candidacy did not get past activists...

Three months’ jail for attacking woman and three police officers

ATTACKING a woman in her own home and assaulting three police officers landed a man with a three-month prison sentence. Gavin Martin (29), of Newlands Close, Blackfield, pleaded guilty to assaulting Patricia Owen by beating...

Mentally ill man fell through the cracks to cause ‘tsunami of misery’, court told

A MENTALLY ill man narrowly avoided jail for causing “a tsunami of misery” to people at the Arnewood Centre GP surgery in New Milton, as well as a health unit and church. Gordon Reeve (67),...
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