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Brockenhurst heroes hailed at first village trust awards

THERE were cheers and tears at a ceremony celebrating those who have gone above and beyond in Brockenhurst – as well as a surprise accolade. The village’s first ever Citizen of the Year awards, organised...
Richard Frampton

Forest farmer tickles the nation with Dickies Dribble on Radio 1

BRANSGORE farmer-turned-cider maker Richard Frampton has been tickling the nation after becoming the unlikely star of a new feature on BBC Radio 1’s Scott Mills show. The former district councillor, who began making Dickies Dribble...
Lymington takeaway

Letters: Take away the takeaways – we’re stuffed!

SIR - I was appalled to read in last week’s edition details of a planning application that has been submitted for Hills garage on Milford Road, Pennington. In a small parade of local shops, we...

Letters: Missed chance for roundabout at ‘risky’ Everton junction

SIR - With several recent letters advocating a roundabout at the A337 junction with Milford Road, I thought that perhaps some recollections from the time prior to the construction of the Everton bypass might be...
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...
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