Paralympian Darren Kenny awards medals at inclusive cycle ride

GOLD medal-winning Paralympic cyclist Darren Kenny OBE presented medals to participants in an inclusive bike ride event. The event was organised by PEDALL New Forest – which provides cycling sessions for children with a disability...

New Eling Wharf owners promise to tackle poisonous land contamination

THE new owners of Eling Wharf are set to begin cleaning up the polluted site after traces of arsenic, lead and mercury were discovered. As previously reported in the A&T, nearly £14m was paid by...

Father and son team of £1m VAT fraudsters to pay back just £1

FRAUDSTERS who took part in a £1m VAT scam have both been ordered to repay just £1 because of their lack of assets. But should Jamie Colwell, who formerly lived in Friars Cliff, Christchurch, or...

Drink and drug-driver sentenced for crash that put car on its roof

A RINGWOOD man who crashed a car he had taken while over the drink limit and with an excess of cannabis in his system was handed a suspended sentence. Thomas Manston (21), of Queensway,...

Retirement flats developer claims smaller block ‘not deliverable’ in Hythe planning battle

A BIGGER block of retirement flats should be allowed in the centre of Hythe because a smaller version is “not deliverable”, a developer argued at a public inquiry which kicked off this week. Churchill Retirement...

PHOTOS: Brockenhurst College high-flyers celebrated at gala awards night

HIGH-ACHIEVING students from Brockenhurst College have been celebrated at a gala awards night. More than 150 guests attended the evening in which 37 awards were presented for excellence in learning or significant contributions to the...
New homes MIlford

Bid for new homes behind listed pub slated for approval

PROPOSALS for four houses behind a pub in Milford are set to be given the go-ahead from councillors. The scheme for a vacant strip of land behind the White Horse Inn in Keyhaven Road will...
Layby on A31

Closing main road laybys would be ‘disaster’ for Forest, claims senior councillor

GETTING rid of laybys on two New Forest main roads would be an “absolute disaster”, a district councillor has warned. The gravelled areas on the A35 at Markway Hill between Holmsley and Lyndhurst, and on...

‘Under-served’ New Milton seeking greater CCTV camera cover

CALLS were made for Ashley to receive CCTV coverage amid complaints New Milton and surrounding areas are “under-served” by camera provision. The issues were raised as the town council heard a presentation from New Forest...

NHS care worker jailed for putting vulnerable woman ‘through hell’

A VULNERABLE woman with a mental disorder has slammed a care worker who sexually touched her at a Christchurch caravan park for putting her “through hell”. Peter Hill was jailed for 21 months at Bournemouth...
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