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New Forest Centre leaders reveal fresh name to settle public confusion

VISITORS are so confused about what goes on at a facility dedicated to the history of the New Forest that charity organisers have decided to change its name. Since it was opened by the Duke...

Letters: Lymington Centre car park must not be sold

SIR – I was surprised to read that Cllr Anna Rostand, as chairman of Lymington Community Association, is considering selling off the centre’s car park. As a New Forest district councillor, she has at her...

From Our Files: baby’s miraculous escape, Forestry Commission ‘vandals’, and a tearful hunt saboteur

75 YEARS AGO A 13-MONTH-OLD baby had a miraculous escape from death when a 2-ton lorry ran over its pram in which it was lying. The accident happened at Pennington, about midday on Friday in last...

From Our Files: England footballer dies, MP warns of German domination, and industrial pollution...

75 YEARS AGO Mr G.O. Smith the great England footballer of the ‘nineties’ died on Monday at his home in Lymington. He was 71. Gilbert Oswald Smith earned fame at football and cricket, but it is...

Letters: Christchurch council wasting public money in its dying days

SIR – When we hear every day of the severe constraints on public sector spending it is amazing that one rotten little authority in its dying days can even consider wasting public funds on...

Anthony Rickard: sociable car salesman started working life with the A&T

A FORMER A&T journalist who has died at the age of 81 was so fond of the newspaper he used to have it sent to him when he was serving overseas with the army. Having...

Letters: New Forest pony myths must be countered

SIR - Driving from Cadnam to Bramshaw, a few days ago, I noticed how much more careful the driver in front of me became passing the cattle grid on the way to Brook. I was...

Letters: New homes need new infrastructure

SIR – I was not very happy with the general question posed by Sarah Kelly in the lead letter in last week's A&T: "Would you all prefer a world that is devoid of any...

From Our Files: party politics, in court for work lateness, and New Forest rat-running

75 YEARS AGO ADDRESSING members of Lymington and District Men’s Conservative club at the annual meeting on Friday of last week, Mr W. D. Braithwaite, Chairman of New Forest Conservative Association, said that whilst the...

Star actor Earl Carpenter brings West End magic to young cast of Disney Peter...

WALKING out on to the stage, Earl Carpenter was stunned by what he was seeing. Row upon row of excited faces, a packed house waiting eagerly for him to perform. It was a sell-out, a...
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