New Milton Mail March 2021

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March 2021

Issue 132

Community Magazine & Local Business Directory

Meet Meet the the Locals Locals Mike Mik e Neville Nevil le

Local History

The The George George & Wheatsheaf Wheatsheaf Inns Inns

It’s a Dog’s Life Dirty Dirty Bertie Be rt ie

What’s On Local History Meet the Locals

Going Places It’s a Dog’s Life Fiona’s Real Food

Book Reviews Local Articles Local Clubs & Societies



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Welcome to the March edition. March is one of our favourite months, not only do we celebrate a birthday but there are always new signs of life in the garden. Also the promise of longer days after the clocks go back leading hopefully to warmer times ahead. For many people, this winter has seemed particularly long and difficult but we hope that as the vaccinations continue to roll out we are on the home stretch. Even though it has been wet and cold, we still have to get out every day with our ‘boys’ and you can read how they get on in It’s a Dog’s life. Whatever you do this month, we sincerely hope that you all stay well. If you enjoy our monthly magazine the best way you can support it is to give a call to the businesses listed within. Please do your best to support local businesses this year.

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8/9 Local History 12/13 Meet the Locals 14 Legal Matters 18 Fiona’s Real Food 20 Holistic Health 24 Book Review 28 Going Places 34 It’s a Dog’s Life 44 New Milton Lions 48 Nature on your Doorstep 50 Sudoku 56 Crossword 62 Index of Advertisers

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Local History

The George Inn and The Wheatsheaf Inn

There has been a George Inn and a Wheatsheaf Inn in the village of Milton for over 200 years. The George Inn is first mentioned in a bill submitted to the parish in 1797. Other parish records show that the choir of St Mary Magdalene Church were paid in beer which was provided on alternate Sundays by the two inns. From the 1813 records we can see that Mrs Elizabeth Dawkins at the George and Mr Clemming at the Wheatsheaf were charging 2 shillings and 6 pence for five pots of beer each Sunday.

parish doctor. He later died of his wounds. The coroners court rtt was heard in the Wheatsheaf Inn. The Christchurch Times of Saturday 27th March 1886 report rted t that the George Inn was used by the coroner to hold an inquest in March 1886 to investigate the death of George Biddulph who had lost his life whilst working on the construction of the railway line from Brockenhurst to Christchurch. Sadly, this was not the only casualty in the construction of the railway line.

Both were coaching Inns and were at the very ryy heart rtt of village life in Milton. They were also places that could be used for public business such as parish meetings and in some cases, court rtt hearings.

Anthony and Sheila Carr were the last landlords of the George. They sold up in October 1999, stating that lack of patronage forced their hand. The new owners refurbished the building and inside created small offi ffices. fi It then became the George Business centre. I am unable to find a record of when the Wheatsheaf Inn first opened for business. But the earlier mentioned 1813 bill for beer provided to the church choir does give some indication that the Inn has been in business for well over 200 years. The current Wheatsheaf Inn is made up of two adjacent buildings consisting of the original and the neighbouring grocers shop. As can be seen in this photograph.

George Pub Milton Village C 1900

Before the Magistrates

On 3rd of June 1825 James Read, a smugg ggler g was shot by customs offi fficers fi during an incident on the beach at Naish when 60 smugg gglers g tried to overpower 6 customs offi fficers. fi Read was brought up to the village, taken to the poor house at the back of the George Inn and attended by the


The original George Inn can be seen in this photograph which was taken from the village green looking across the Lymington Road. This was pulled down in 1905 and rebuilt in redbrick. On the side of the building facing the main road are two bricked up doorw rways. w On the terracotta tiled lintels above the doors can be seen 1905. Looking up at the top of the building the coat of arms of Pool are visible. They are ornately carv rved v in brick. This is because the Inn was owned by Marston Brewery ryy of Poole when it was rebuilt.

The Wheatsheaf Inn and Grocers shop

From left ftt to right is the Wheatsheaf Inn, the grocers shop, at the time of this photo run by a Mr Chipperfi rfield. fi Next door is a cobbler’s shop, then the blacksmith’s forge, the blacksmith’s house and the 1905 George Inn.

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The grocers store was run from Victorian times through to 1966. The last proprietor of what was then called Milton Stores was a Mr Robinson. When he died the shop was sold to the Wheatsheaf, probably to the brewery ryy and incorporated into the Inn eff ffectively f doubling the size. At the rear of the Inn is a building that has been used as a stable block and later a motor garage. It is still in existence. It ceased being used as a vehicle garage when the Wheatsheaf Garage moved to a purpose-built garage site on the other side of Church Lane. That site is now used as a plumber’s supply shop. The car park of the Wheatsheaf was formerly the site of the first post offi ffice fi in Milton. This was in existence from 1834 to about 1950, when the Post Offi ffice fi moved to a new building across the road. The original Post Offi ffice fi was used as an Estate Agents until being pulled down in the mid-1960s. It is probable that from the 18th century ryy through to the 1930s the two Inns would have played a great part rtt in the every ryy day lives of the local residents and workers. They were a place for the workers to relax and unwind aft fter t the labours of the day had come to end. They were a place to exchange gossip and find our which employers were hiring and at what rates.

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This was where dealers and hawkers would have off ffered f items for sale to make a little extra money. They were a centre for welfare. These were prevalent in rural areas where there was less access to the pawn broker that was normally found in towns. Court rtt records tell us of a John Parker of Milton who was steward to the George Inn benefit club in 1825. Pubs or Inns would oft ften t run a coal club or a clothing, boot and shoe club. Men would pay into them and when there was enough money to buy in bulk at a discount the club would pay out and the coal or other goods shared out. There was oft ften t a ‘Halfpenny Club’ in rural Inns. Typically, these clubs would be paid into by agricultural labourers at 1/2d the first week, then 1d the next and so on in increments of 1/2d.

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When the collected sum got to an agreed figure, perhaps 28s. 8d then the pay-out would be 28s to every ryone y and the landlord who organised the club got the 8d diff fference. f It was a way of making sure labourers had some form of savings that did not get frittered away on beer or cider. These two buildings have been at the centre of local Milton village life and are an import rtant t part rtt of our local heritage.

Nick Saunders Nick Saunders is a local historian who would be pleased to hear from any reader who has information relating to local history ry. y In addition he would be interested to see any postcards or photographs of our district. Tel: 01425 618549

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Mike Neville Under the spotlight in this months ‘Meet the Locals’ article is Mike Neville who has had a fascinating career in the army and in policing. He settled in New Milton on retirement. Mike was born and raised in Bolton in Lancashire. Whilst attending the local Grammar School he joined the army cadets which set him on his early career path. At the age of 16 he enlisted in the Junior Leaders unit of the Royal Armoured Corps at Bovington in Dorset. It was almost inevitable that Mike would have ended up in the army as he was the fourth generation of his family to serve in the armed forces. Mike’s adult service in the army was with the Royal Military Police. He was posted to Munster in Germany and to Northern Ireland. After leaving the army in 1988, Mike joined the Metropolitan Police. After training at Hendon, he was posted to Clapham as a probationary constable. Whilst serving as a beat officer Mike


became an instructor in the army cadets. As an officer he commanded a detachment. This was extremely helpful as it enabled him to get to know the local youths and their parents on his beat and for them to know him. It meant that Mike was not just ‘another copper’ but was one who was clearly seen to be working for the benefit of the local community. It enabled him to defuse tensions in the local community. Mike became a trainee Detective Constable, still based at Clapham. It was here that he and a colleague ended up dealing with a string of armed robberies at banks and post offices. They were carried out over a wide area of London by the same gang. Often there were CCTV images of the suspects but at that time, these were not being shared across the whole of the Metropolitan Police, just to the police units nearest the crime scene. Mike and his colleague managed to arrest and successfully prosecute the gang

who were responsible for at least 132 robberies. Mike realised that the system the Metropolitan Police had for managing the CCTV images of suspects needed to be overhauled. In 2006 he set up a dedicated unit that was tasked with reviewing CCTV footage from hundreds of thousands of CCTV cameras in the capital. Mike became aware of police officers who were exceptional at recognising suspects from CCTV and other images. In 2009, in the USA Professor Richard Russell was studying a condition known as prosopagnosia where people have great difficulty recognising faces, sometimes even their own in a photograph. Russell heard that there were individuals at the other extreme of the scale and carried out test on them and found that they were about 90% accurate in their recognition of faces. As a result, Russell wrote an academic paper about those with this extraordinary skill and named them ‘Super Recognisers’. UK based psychologist Josh Davis wrote his dissertation on forensic analysis of CCTV footage. His paper was

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combined 4,500 positive identifications. Mike’s unit was called on to assist in numerous other cases such as the 2018 Salisbury incident where Russian agents attempted to murder a former Russian secret service officer and his daughter using a poison called Novichok. They have also assisted foreign police forces with their investigations.

Mike and daughter Isabel at the War Memorial

concerned with the problems of misidentification and how poor some witnesses and police officers were at identifying suspects filmed on CCTV. Mike Neville contacted him and they worked together to study the Super Recognisers in his unit. Davis subjected the officers to a series of facial recognition tests. Those that performed well were asked by Mike to carry out further identifications of individuals from CCTV images. Mike was then a Detective Inspector running the Metropolitan Police Circulation Unit which was able to handle CCTV images of suspects in a far more professional way, enabling more identification to be made. In 2011 there was widespread rioting and looting in London with copy-cat offences in other parts of the country. The Met. Police

started to analyse over two hundred thousand hours of CCTV footage recording the events. The advanced computer facial recognition software that the Police were using at that time identified one suspect. A single Super Recogniser identified over a hundred and ninety. It was then that the Metropolitan Police started take note of the Super Recognisers. Since then, this area of police work has grown in acceptance. In 2013 Mike, by now a Detective Chief Inspector was asked to set up a dedicated unit with 6 Super Recognisers based at New Scotland Yard. By 2016 Super Recognisers were responsible for 2,500 identifications in criminal cases that led to a conviction or caution. All other forms of forensic science made a

In 2017 Mike retired from the Metropolitan Police and set up his own company called Super Recognisers International. They employ people from all walks of life who have the ability to always remember a face. They are asked to assist clients such as airport security, large public event security and private companies and individuals. They are also contracted by police forces around the world. Mike continues to serve as a Colonel in the Army Cadets. After teaching himself to play the flute he gradually became more involved in the national training of army cadet bands and currently organises over 80 cadet music units. Mike has managed to combine his long association with Freemasonry and his great interest in history. He has written books on Freemasonry links to historic crimes. He also runs Jack the Ripper historical walks in London taking clients to the locations of the infamous murders and recounting what happened there. We wish Mike a long and happy retirement. If you would like to find out more about Super Recognisers visit their website at www.superrecognisersinternation There is a link to the national association that will enable you to take a test to see if you have the skills needed to be a Super Recogniser.

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Your Questions Answered

Thank you very much for all the enquiries that I have received this month. I very much appreciate how interested you are in legal matters. Here are just a few of the matters that have concerned you this month. My Mum and I have always been very close and there has only ever been the two of us. I have read that if Mum loses mental capacity I will not be able to speak on her behalf about her care and medical treatment without having a lasting power of attorney in place. Is this the case? Yes I am afraid so. No matter how close you are to the person you are caring for should always have a lasting power of attorney in place for health and welfare as well as property and financial affairs particularly if your mother is now getting on a little. Without such a document there is always a risk that the organisations with whom you might deal in the future may well proceed to organise care, treatment or a nursing home for Mum in the event of her ill health without considering your wishes My Dad has had a stroke and is not able to get out of the house at the moment. I appreciate it takes a long time to make a lasting power of attorney in relation to property and financial affairs. Is there anything I can do whilst the lasting power of attorney is being made and registered?

Yes. Dad could ask his bank to appoint a member of his family as a third party on his accounts. Some banks may require Dad to visit and so this will be difficult. Some banks will allow you to take a form away for Dad’s signature. An alternative is to make a general power of attorney which is a


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This is for four people but could feed more with added side dishes Add all of the dry ground spices and curry leaves to the chopped chicken, and place in the fridge. I like to do this at least an hour before cooking to allow them to permeate the meat. Heat the whole spices in a dry frying pan, keep them moving by gently swirling them. When they are ready they will start to pop – at this point, put into the bowl. Slice the onion, and melting the coconut oil in the frying pan, slowly cook for 3 minutes. Add the chopped garlic to the onions when they are soft, season with a teaspoon of salt and a pinch of pepper. At this point turn up the heat and add the chicken. Stir gently for about 5 minutes so as the spices do not catch, then add the coconut milk and chicken stock and stir again until it comes to the boil. At this point you can either leave to simmer in the frying pan, or put into the ovenproof dish and bake for about half an hour on 180c. While this is cooking you put on the rice. A fool proof method to cook rice is to measure the rice out into a mug the rice and however much rice you have, add twice as much water, and a pinch of salt. Bring the rice to the boil, put on a lid and turn down low. Cook for 10 minutes, or until the water is gone, then turn off and leaving the lid on allow to steam for the last 10 minutes of cooking. This way you should get fluffy wonderful rice – for curries, I always use basmati as it has by far the nicest flavour. Once ready, take the curry out of the oven, or off the hob, and add the chopped fresh coriander and serve in warm bowls. We like this curry with rice, poppadums, warm naan bread, mango chutney and raita.

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Holistic Health by Dr Damien T. O’Dwyer BSc, PGDipSc, MChiro, PhD

Gut Instincts to Boost Your Health So, you have maintained spatial-distancing and frequent hand washing, but want to get some easy tips on supporting your own immune system? You may have heard a lot recently about the importance of gut health. There is a very good reason for this. It is often said that:

70% of Your Immune System is in your Gastrointestinal Tract (i.e. your gut ).

Boosting gut health is a very logical place to start. Again, our DREAMS mnemonic is handy here.

Drink and Dietary Measures

No surprises here, water is best: it is central to all cellular processes. Inadequate fluid intake can cause constipation. Herbal teas, sparkling water, or vegetables containing high amounts of water are great to hydrate. Limit alcohol and caffeine as they can disrupt the balance of good and bad bacteria in your gut. Avoid sweetened / flavoured carbonated drinks as these can lead to dehydration and can contribute to osteoporosis. The foods you eat can either promote or disrupt the balance of the good and bad bacteria found in the gut (your microbiome). Avoid processed foods. They contain additives to increase their shelf-life (inhibiting bacterial degradation). Introducing these additives to your beneficial bacteria is likely to be detrimental. Adding fibre-rich foods will help promote to the good bacteria in your gut. Vegetables, fruits, grains, seeds, pulses and nuts provide fibre, which helps regulate your gut and provide antioxidants.

Rest and Relaxation

Stress impacts your whole body, especially your digestive and immune systems. The classic indications are the development of ulcers or IBS, but many of us feel stress in our gut first. Stress responses decrease your gut efficiency, slowing down digestion and immune function. Stress management techniques like adequate sleep and meditation help both digestive and immune functions.


Movement is key, as it helps your digestive system’s motility. A 30-minute walk, a few days a

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Motivation and Mental Health

The gut is so important it is often referred to as your second brain! The central nervous system (CNS) has a strong connection with the gut in the context of health and disease. Interactions between your CNS and the gut microbiome are complex and bidirectional. Changes in the relationship between the gut and CNS are linked with gastrointestinal and neurological disorders. A healthy gut, with diverse microbes, is vital for normal brain function and emotional behaviours. The microbiome is vulnerable because it interacts with potential pathogens, through the food we eat. Bacteria found in the gut stimulate your immune cells (T‑‑cells), to distinguish between your body’s own cells and potential invaders. When there is an imbalance in your gut, such as an over-growth of “bad” bacteria, your immune system is weakened, often to the extent of triggering autoimmune reactions.

Support and Supplementation

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‘Just My Luck’ by Adele Parks

‘Shadowplay’ by Joseph O’Connor

For fifteen years Jake and Lexi have played the same six lottery numbers with their friends, the Pearsons and the Heathcotes. They have all sat and discussed how they would spend the cash, the possible outcomes and the usual hopes and dreams for a big win. Then one weekend, the group is divided, someone hides the truth and the numbers come up. Jake and Lexi now have a winning ticket worth a huge, life changing amount of money, but their friends will do anything for a piece of it.

Set in 1878, around the Lyceum Theatre in London. This novel follows three real life characters, Henry Irving, Ellen Terry and Bram Stoker, the author of ‘Dracula’, in a reimagining of their lives, their art and their friendship.

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the beach. Highcliffe Beach is a favourite spot as it serves two walks, a leisurely stroll for Bugle with a cup of coffee mid point and the chance for a zoom for Bertie. There are always plenty of dogs around to play with and he dashes in and out of the sea which keeps him relatively clean. After all, sand just brushes off right? (Fortunately we have a good vacuum!) The other option is Barton Beach but recently that has become an opportunity hitherto unexperienced for MUD. Our first dog used to love running in and out of the bushes on the cliff face and finding the muddiest ditch possible when chasing rabbits – it seems that Bertie is the same. On a wet and windy morning we were walking along underneath Pebble Beach when he crashed off into the undergrowth after some scent or other. A short while later he reappeared, happy but very dirty! His legs were completely black and he had straw on his face. Never did a

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Prostate cancer kills around 11,800 men in the UK each year and around 47,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. There is currently no national screening programme. The Graham Fulford Charitable Trust (GFCT) was set up by Graham Fulford to promote awareness of Prostate Cancer following the diagnosis of a close friend who died at the age of 58 and a close family member who died in 2007 with prostate cancer after a valiant fight. Since 2004, GFCT have been involved in testing over 100,000 men and conducting over 154,227 tests (as at 22 January 2021). Consequently, there have been over 2,050 known cancers identified that otherwise may not have been discovered. The Lions Club of New Milton ran a face-toface prostate cancer screening event in March 2019 when 300 men attended the New Milton Community Centre. This identified 34 men (11.3%) at risk.

The Lions were unable to repeat the event in 2020 and cannot again in 2021. Therefore, in conjunction with the Graham Fulford Charitable Trust, the Lions Club of New Milton has facilitated, via its website, the ability to order a simple home-testing kit to detect the possibility of prostate cancer.

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Nature on your Doorstep Dear March – Come in – How glad I am – I hoped for you before – Put down your Hat – You must have walked – How out of Breath you are – Dear March, how are you, and the Rest – Did you leave Nature well – Oh March, Come right upstairs with me – I have so much to tell – By Emily Dickinson This is what we have all been waiting for, and what a wait it’s been. All those long hours indoors will hopefully be over as the days grow longer than the nights and we can all enjoy the sunshine again. March weather can vary tremendously, but fingers crossed, you will be reading this in balmy conditions. Lucky for us southerners, spring arrives a little earlier on our coast. Nature is busy, frantically busy

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