Traders relieved as ‘menace to the community’ is sent to jail

A TANNING salon owner who was repeatedly harassed by an “anti-social pest” has spoken of her “massive relief” that he has been jailed for terrorising her and others in New Milton. David Channell had been...
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Town’s festive illuminations snatched by Christmas grinches

VOLUNTEERS have been shocked by the theft of Christmas lights as they were being installed in Totton early on Sunday morning. The star-shaped motifs were left at the bottom of each lamppost in the town...

Residents ‘horrified’ as horses tied up and stoned with marbles

HORSES have been pelted with stones and marbles and had their legs tied together in malicious attacks on paddocks in Fawley. The parish council has been left horrified by the incidents which have taken place...

Have-a-go hero wrestled high street handbag thief to the ground

A HAVE-A-GO hero jewellery dealer took down a serial thief who had stolen his wife’s handbag. Giles Waite sprung into action and stopped Shaun McGuinness throwing a fire extinguisher through a shop window to escape,...

Police investigating spate of car break-ins arrest boy (14)

POLICE investigating a recent spate of break-ins to cars in Pennington have revealed that they have arrested a 14-year-old boy. A spokesperson for Hampshire police said: "Officers investigating a theft from a Vauxhall Corsa in...

Paedophile spared jail after sharing child porn images on mobile app

DEATH threats have been to an agricultural worker who downloaded thousands of indecent images – some of girls as young as five. Matthew Hirst even shared some of the pictures to a private group of...

Man charged over alleged knife attack at Lymington home

A MAN is due to appear before magistrates after armed police responded to an alleged attack by a knife-wielding assailant at a Lymington home on Saturday evening. The alarm was raised around 6.10pm, and a...

Three arrested by immigration officers in raid on Chinese takeaway

IMMIGRATION officers arrested three people in a raid on a Chinese takeaway in New Milton. Acting on a tip-off, they swooped on Dream Gourmet in Old Milton Road at 6.30pm last Thursday. As well as the...
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Driver (78) accused over death of grandmother in supermarket car park

A 78-YEAR-OLD woman has appeared in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving in a supermarket car park. Pauline Cove, of Hounsdown Avenue in Totton, went before magistrates to face allegations relating to a...

Drug dealer killed in ‘frenzied’ attack by brothers, trial told

TWO brothers set upon a drug dealer like a “pack of wolves” before stabbing him to death on a driveway, the opening of a murder trial was told. Sidney and Charlie Cooper launched a “frenzied”...
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