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Obituary: Milford butcher Dave Gregory (67) was a well-known face in the village

Obituary: Milford butcher Dave Gregory (67) was a well-known face in the village

Obituary: Milford butcher Dave Gregory (67) was a well-known face in the village

RETIRED Milford butcher Dave Gregory has died at the age of 67 after a long battle with vascular dementia.


'Some of his stories beggar belief' – tributes to Lymington sailing legend Les Powles

'Some of his stories beggar belief' – tributes to Lymington sailing legend Les Powles

'Some of his stories beggar belief' – tributes to Lymington sailing legend Les Powles

LYMINGTON sailor Les Powles, who sailed single handily around the world three times, has died at the age of 96.


Obituary: Audrey Williams – skilled rider and president of New Forest Carriage Driving for the Disabled

Obituary: Audrey Williams – skilled rider and president of New Forest Carriage Driving for the Disabled

Obituary: Audrey Williams – skilled rider and president of New Forest Carriage Driving for the Disabled

A TALENTED equestrian and president of New Forest Carriage Driving for the Disabled, Audrey Williams, has died at the age of 97.


Obituary: Jack Gittoes – a Mr Fix-it electronics engineer who specialised in lasers

Obituary: Jack Gittoes – a Mr Fix-it electronics engineer who specialised in lasers

Obituary: Jack Gittoes – a Mr Fix-it electronics engineer who specialised in lasers

BORN one of premature twins who were not expected to survive, Jack Gittoes went on to live for 84 years becoming a talented electronics engineer.


Obituary: William Wild – engineer, guesthouse manager and sailor

Obituary: William Wild – engineer, guesthouse manager and sailor

Obituary: William Wild – engineer, guesthouse manager and sailor

TRIBUTES have been paid to William Wild, an innovative electronics engineer from Lymington who has died aged 94.


Obituary: Paul Hickman – longstanding Pennington councillor and teacher

Obituary: Paul Hickman – longstanding Pennington councillor and teacher

Obituary: Paul Hickman – longstanding Pennington councillor and teacher

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Lymington and Pennington councillor after his death aged 74.


Obituary: Tony Pearse – navy hero from Lymington who devoted his life to the sea

Obituary: Tony Pearse – navy hero from Lymington who devoted his life to the sea

Obituary: Tony Pearse – navy hero from Lymington who devoted his life to the sea

FOR Tony Pearse, the sea was a lifetime passion which saw him serve in the navy then spend the rest of his life working a succession of related jobs.


Obituary: Anne Butcher – Lyndhurst pre-school founder and former parish councillor

Obituary: Anne Butcher – Lyndhurst pre-school founder and former parish councillor

Obituary: Anne Butcher – Lyndhurst pre-school founder and former parish councillor

A FORMER Lyndhurst parish councillor who served the community for more than 35 years and ran a nursery in the village has died aged 92.


Obituary: Derek Harvey – equestrian, pilot and sailor

Obituary: Derek Harvey – equestrian, pilot and sailor

Obituary: Derek Harvey – equestrian, pilot and sailor

EQUESTRIAN, sailor and former RAF Wing Commander Derek Harvey has died at the age of 101.


Obituary: Mike Foot – former Lymington lifeboatman

Obituary: Mike Foot – former Lymington lifeboatman

Obituary: Mike Foot – former Lymington lifeboatman

A FORMER Lymington lifeboatman has died at the age of 59 after a valiant battle against cancer, during which he raised £3,000 for charity.


Obituary: Les Puttock – former New Forest District Council chair

Obituary: Les Puttock – former New Forest District Council chair

Obituary: Les Puttock – former New Forest District Council chair

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former New Forest District Council chair who has died age 84.


Obituary: Barry van Geffen – Lymington yacht designer and hospital radio co-founder

Obituary: Barry van Geffen – Lymington yacht designer and hospital radio co-founder

Obituary: Barry van Geffen – Lymington yacht designer and hospital radio co-founder

TRIBUTES have been paid to yacht designer and hospital radio co-founder Barry van Geffen from Lymington, who has died aged 67.


Obituary: Frank Coleman – former Hythe police chief inspector

Obituary: Frank Coleman – former Hythe police chief inspector

Obituary: Frank Coleman – former Hythe police chief inspector

A FORMER Hythe chief police inspector, who lived in the area for more than 50 years, has died aged 95.


Obituary: John Beal – Pennington archivist who captured local social history

Obituary: John Beal – Pennington archivist who captured local social history

Obituary: John Beal – Pennington archivist who captured local social history

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Pennington man who captured the social history of the area through his passion for film.


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