Desmond Swayne

Sir Desmond Swayne sorry for saying ‘poorest are amongst the fattest’

MP Sir Desmond Swayne has apologised after provoking outrage with his claim that the “poorest are amongst the fattest”. He faced criticism from political opponents and also the chair of a Lymington-based food bank after...

VIDEO: Thieves with bolt croppers make off with motorbike

SUSPECTED thieves were caught on CCTV the night a £5,000 Suzuki motorcycle was stolen from outside a Ringwood home. The blue-and-white bike had been chained up underneath the external stairwell of the block of flats...

Controversial parking firm bids to keep car recognition camera

AN APPLICATION has been submitted by Britannia Parking to keep vehicle recognition technology at a controversial car park in New Milton. Britannia Parking Ltd has submitted plans to New Forest District Council to retain a...

New Forest MP says poor people are ‘amongst the fattest’

NEW FOREST WEST MP Sir Desmond Swayne has been attacked for claiming that poor people “are amongst the fattest” in society and need to be taught how to shop and budget better. Sir Desmond, who...
Fawley power station plans

Fawley power station developer ‘on track’ for homes decision in April

THE company behind the redevelopment of Fawley power station with 1,500 new homes says it is on track for a decision by the end of April. The consortium leading the near-£1bn scheme, Fawley Waterside Ltd,...
Alexander Psaila

Jail for armed siege man suffering mental health problems

A MAN with mental health problems who sparked an armed siege in New Milton has been sentenced to 15 months behind bars. Alexander Psaila (34) was arrested after the nearly four-hour incident on 3rd July...
Beach House fire

Council set to borrow for £1m rebuild of fire-hit beach cafe

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds could be borrowed to fund a £1m rebuild of a café on Mudeford sandbank which was gutted by fire more than a year ago. Beach House had to be demolished...
Lyndhurst Park Hotel

Derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel starts to collapse

A SECTION of the landmark Lyndhurst Park Hotel has collapsed, sparking fears for the future of the historic building. A huge chunk of one of the back walls has dropped into the fenced off area...
Lymington Town Quay

Design choices revealed for Town Quay transformation

THESE are the designs being offered to Lymington residents for a major overhaul of the historic Town Quay, the A&T can exclusively reveal. The proposals contain two different options for reconstructing the toilet block, plus...

Five teens arrested after couple flee attempted baseball bat robbery

FIVE teenagers were arrested after baseball bat-wielding would-be robbers targeted a man and a woman in Upper Mullins Lane, Hythe. The victims were approached by five males who demanded they hand over personal belongings after...
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