A MILITARY bandsman who was given a six-month trial having never played an instrument before in his life has finally retired after 50 years of music.
A FOOTBALL referee and dad of two has raised more than £4k by completing a marathon running, cycling and rowing event while undergoing chemotherapy.
STALWART East Boldre community volunteer and church warden Marigold Jordon has died at the age of 86.
SIR – I fear that the rush to avoid a refusal of the current planning application for Lymington’s Town Quay toilets may lead to a compromise.
SIR – The excellent letter from Mr Bowman drew attention to the cliff erosion at Barton and the need to protect the foot of the cliff.
SIR – The current “in” word, usually in regard to women, is “empowering”.
AN Everton mum and daughter battling cancer have launched a series of fundraising tasks to raise thousands for charities which have supported them.
The co-founder of a longstanding Christchurch electrical shop has died aged 87.
SIR – It was very encouraging to walk into Lymington to see the town full of people enjoying the chilly sunshine with shops open at last.
Normally the sea wall is a lovely friendly place to walk. The following event is most unusual.
PRINCE Philip's lifelong love of Land Rovers is a fact known only too well by a former crown surveyor from Brockenhurst.
I have to admit that I had to read your article more than once before I could fully digest what was being debated at BCP Council about gender bias
The more you publicise volunteer “pickers” clearing rubbish from local beauty spots, the problem will not be solved.
PROFESSIONAL yachtsman Mark Delstanche is soon to embark on the toughest challenge of his life - a solo and unsupported Atlantic row.
A CHRISTCHURCH man is putting on his running shoes to take part in a record-breaking bid for the world’s biggest ever marathon.