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Letters: Where have the ‘Do not feed the ponies’ signs gone?

SIR - I used to live in the New Forest and remember the signs ‘Do not feed the ponies. Penalty £25’. Recently, walking my dog at Moyles Court, I spoke to three different groups of...
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Letters: NHS curing more people than ever – so it needs more cash

SIR - In October I had an eye appointment at Lymington hospital and was told my next appointment would be in five weeks. The appointment came through for 19th December, which was then cancelled by...

‘Just look at the view! This is the best job in the world’

SWEEPING her hand in front of her desk, Wendy Stowe exclaims: “Just look at the view from my office! No wonder I think this is the best job in the world.” Flowing in front of...

Letters: Cycling a bumpy road towards pothole justice

SIR – Whilst cycling along Cliff Road from Milford-on-Sea towards Barton last July, I encountered a pothole (well I thought it was a pothole) that caused a puncture, resulting in me coming off my...
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A&T backing Wave 105 Mission Christmas children’s gift appeal

THE New Milton Advertiser and Lymington Times will once again be acting as a drop-off point for anyone who wants to donate gifts for the Wave 105 Cash for Kids Mission Christmas appeal. Last year...
Magnolia

Readers’ Photos: Your pictures of the New Forest and Christchurch

WITH the beautiful New Forest National Park and historic Christchurch on our doorstep, we live in one of the most picturesque areas of the UK. Show off your best photos from around the patch by...

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...

Irene Taylor: One of New Forest’s longest lived residents dies aged 107

One of the New Forest’s oldest residents Irene Taylor has died at the age of 107 after suffering a fall at home. Describing the well-known New Milton resident as a “complete one-off”, daughters Valerie Baker...

Generous Paul gives £100,000 charity donation to Rose Road Association

A GENEROUS New Forest businessman has donated £100,000 to a charity supporting young people with multiple learning and physical disabilities. The Rose Road Association provides overnight respite care for anyone aged up to 25 which...

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...
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