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Remembrance Sunday: Where communities are honouring the fallen

WAR veterans, youth organisations and civic leaders will parade through towns and villages across the New Forest and Christchurch on Sunday before taking part in services of remembrance. New Milton On Sunday, wreath bearers and community...
New Milton Aldi

Letters: Panic buyers are selfish and thoughtless

Sir - Panic buyers come across as selfish, thoughtless people who by their actions cause inconvenience to others, myself included. Shopping online as usual, I was faced with a minor irritation of not being able...
Artist Nicoline Bolsius

The light of Keyhaven draws globe-trotting artist to the New Forest

AN artist who grew up in Brazil and has exhibited around the world is to hold weekly painting classes in the New Forest. Dutch-born Nicoline Bolsius is bringing her talents to the Red Rose Studio...

Gerard Basset: Tributes pour in for top wine expert and New Forest hotelier

“A STAR player”, “world class”, and a “shining example” – those were the tributes paid from around the globe to top wine expert and New Forest hotelier Gerard Basset who last week died surrounded...
Gill and Wayne Loveland

Gill Loveland: helped run company transporting world’s most precious cars

A WOMAN who for decades was responsible for the global transportation of some of the world’s most valuable cars has died aged 60. Gill Loveland, of Blackfield, had been a director of Marchwood-based Polygon International...

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...

Letters: Crowds and litter turning New Forest into a slum

SIR – Since the easing of restrictions for travel and other social issues there has been a considerable increase in people visiting the New Forest, particularly at weekends and public holidays. Even when car parks...
Brexit

Letters: In defence of Christchurch’s ‘well-respected’ MP Sir Chris Chope

SIR – I find it quite distasteful that a bunch of soon-to-be redundant Christchurch councillors, who spend their collective time trying to install a million pound pedestrian crossing where it is patently not needed,...

Charles Curry MBE: A&T proprietor who was the soul of the newspaper

THE proprietor of the A&T, Charles Curry, has died at the age of 98. He took over the editorship of the New Milton Advertiser and Lymington Times following the death of his father in 1966...

Tony Tillett: chemist and New Milton Rotary president who travelled the world

A FORMER president of New Milton Rotary Club, Tony Tillett, has died at the age of 79. A well-known figure in Milford where he lived for many years, Tony was also president of the village...
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