UPDATE: Lines blocked between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth after person killed by train

THE railway line between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth was blocked after a person was killed by a train this morning. Emergency services responded to the incident, which took place around 6.30am at Pokesdown station, and all...

Man jailed for burgling home of vulnerable mother

A MAN with brain damage burgled the home of a vulnerable woman who was “struggling financially” while trying to raise her three-year-old child, a court heard. Jordan Burnell took all that the victim owned “materially...

Former Christchurch clergyman convicted of pocketing funeral fees

A FORMER Christchurch clergyman has been convicted of pocketing tens of thousands of pounds in funeral fees. Andrew Hawthorne (51), who was assistant curate at St George’s Church in Jumpers Road, should have paid the...
New Forest weather

Met Office issues severe thunderstorms warning

THUNDERSTORMS have been forecast for the New Forest and Christchurch tomorrow as the Met Office issues a yellow severe weather warning for the south west of England. Some areas could be hit by lightning, hail,...

Armed raiders target New Forest pub in cash snatch

FOUR heavily armed raiders stormed a New Forest pub and stole cash from tills in one of three raids – sparking a warning to bar staff by police not to work alone at night. A...

New BCP leader’s promise to the public: No more secrets

THE new leader of BCP Council has said she wants to overhaul the “secretive” approach taken by its predecessor authorities. Cllr Vikki Slade said that running one of the largest councils in the country was...

Loans plan to combat coastal flood risk and cliff falls

NEW FOREST District Council has been forced to consider borrowing thousands of pounds to unlock government funding for schemes to fight crumbling cliffs and rising flood risks. The cash is needed for projects to tackle...

UPDATE: Beaulieu man arrested over suspected barn arson attack

POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that ripped through a barn containing 350 tons of hay and straw. Firefighters were called to the blaze at Hazel Copse...
M27 closure

Motorists warned of M27 closure for 1,000-tonne bridge replacement

MOTORISTS using the M27 face another weekend closure for a new bridge deck weighing over 1,000 tonnes to be lifted into place in a spectacular operation near Romsey. Major diversions will be in place between...

Main road laybys set to disappear as new detail puts brakes on opposition

LAYBYS on two New Forest main roads are set to disappear after Brockenhurst councillors put the brakes on an opposition campaign. As reported in the A&T, gravelled areas on the A35 at Markway Hill between...
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