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Brockenhurst Primary School

Letters: Without action, there will be more school crossing accidents

SIR - I read your headline story regarding the five-year-old child unfortunately in collision with a car outside Brockenhurst Primary School with sadness. As a driver who uses this route daily, I would like to...

‘Moustaches were prioritised’: My time as an extra on 1917 blockbuster

ALL you had to be was aged 18-35, the advert said, while those who could grow moustaches would be prioritised. There were few other details except the promise it was for a “massive feature film”...
Wheelie bins

Letters: Keep the rows of wheelie bins off our streets!

SIR - I must respond to Tina Endall’s letter on wheelie bins published in the A&T newspaper last week. Having lived in New Milton for 48 years I do not understand the request to “bring...

Hidden secrets revealed in makeover of village’s historic graveyard

A PROJECT to restore gravestones at Lyndhurst has led to a new path being laid which leads to the last resting place of Alice Liddell – the inspiration for Alice in Wonderland. Volunteers and experts...
Ferrari

Community rallies round to give little Enzo a Ferrari farewell

A BABY boy who died just weeks after being born was given a funeral escort of honour by a fleet of Ferrari cars after the community rallied round to help give him a special...

Travel firm overwhelmed by ‘amazing response’ to launch of bra bank

A LYMINGTON travel agency which is running a “bra bank” in aid of breast cancer research has been inundated with donations – racking up five boxes full so far. Hays Travel are inviting members of...

Jodi’s close shave a £10k snip for Little Princess Trust

A MUM diagnosed with breast cancer says she has been “completely overwhelmed” by thousands of pounds of donations after she decided to shave her head in aid of a charity which donates real-hair wigs...

Crisis-hit cancer charity launches big fundraiser Walk for Hope

A CANCER charity which is battling for survival has announced plans for its biggest fundraising event of the year in the New Forest to raise vital cash. The Wessex Cancer Trust is inviting people to...

Letter: Charity collectors’ aggressive doorstep behaviour is not on

SIR — As many people will know, it is very difficult, nigh impossible, to avoid a barrage of scam phone calls and emails. It’s quite easy to feel frightened or worried by this and,...

Letter: Is it now time to get angry about climate change?

SIR — When do we get angry? When do we demand change? Reading about the Australian wild fires made me ask these questions. Climate change caused by human activity turned a natural phenomenon into an...
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