Home People Page 3

People

Find out about the personalities, history and achievements of the New Forest and Christchurch

Letter: Thanks refuse collectors, but please don’t move the bags

SIR – On Thursday evening when I, like millions of others, make as much noise as possible in praise of our NHS and other essential workers, our wonderful refuse collectors are, of course, included...

Letter: Stamp out these arrogant Forest cyclists

SIR – There is nothing wrong with cycling as a sport, hobby or social family exercise. Unfortunately, there is a small minority who spoil it for the rest of us. This has been apparent for...

Letter: Heartened by others’ generosity during coronavirus

SIR – In the midst of the coronavirus problems, it is heartening to see how quickly people’s generosity has blossomed, with countless unsung heroes stepping up to help in our community. There are young people...

Letter: Confused about lockdown rules

SIR – Matt Hancock the health secretary has said it, countless articles in the media have said it, but according to the Hampshire police force they’re all wrong! Having got totally bored with going round...

Video: Hair-raising lockdown trims raise more than £3,000

THE closure of hairdressers under the coronavirus lockdown has paid off for New Forest fundraisers who shaved beards and barnets to collect more than £3,000 for charity. Clinton McCarthy, managing director at Ringwood-based developer Churchill...
Hampshire potholes

Letter: Let’s get to the root of road defects

SIR – Hampshire County Council contractors have marked defects on the road surface in Church Lane, Boldre, in preparation for top dressing. No attempt has been made to address the root cause of the defects...

Letter: Thank you for all your support of Lymington hospital

SIR – My name is Emma Edwards and I work at Lymington hospital in the radiology department. I just wanted to say a massive thank you to all the support, especially Red Herring Events’ food...

Eric and Jan’s online surprise for their 60th wedding anniversary

A BIG surprise awaited Eric and Jan Davey when they made their regular Skype call to their son in Norfolk during the coronavirus lockdown. As they were celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary on 16th April,...

Letter: Is it now time to leash dogs in public?

SIR – I note the two instances of attacks by unleashed dogs (A&T, 10th April) – one on the 70-year-old elderly runner, and the second on the horse riders in Sopley. During this Covid-19 outbreak,...

Letter: Lest we forget our NHS heroes

SIR – It was a good year, the year that Norma Helen Sinclair was born. Her friends (of which there were many) always called her by her abbreviated name, NHS. The year was 1948 and...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest