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New Forest couple conned out of £600,000 in online investment fraud

13 March 2021
New Forest couple conned out of £600,000 in online investment fraud

New Forest couple conned out of £600,000 in online investment fraud

13 March 2021

A MILFORD woman who lost £610,000 in a devastating ‘clone firm’ investment scam has spoken out to warn others to be on their guard...


Hospice launches urgent appeal amid concern for its future over £1.4m funding shortfall

12 March 2021
Hospice launches urgent appeal amid concern for its future over £1.4m funding shortfall

Hospice launches urgent appeal amid concern for its future over £1.4m funding shortfall

12 March 2021

OAKHAVEN Hospice has appealed to the community to rally round as it faces a £1.4m drop in income from the pandemic shutting its shops and cancelling fundraisers...


New Forest Show cancelled for second year

12 March 2021
New Forest Show cancelled for second year

New Forest Show cancelled for second year

12 March 2021

THE much-anticipated New Forest Show has been called off for the second year in a row as organisers warned that a last-minute cancellation could “bankrupt” them...


Warning of further collapse at Hurst Castle as strong winds set to batter area

10 March 2021
Warning of further collapse at Hurst Castle as strong winds set to batter area

Warning of further collapse at Hurst Castle as strong winds set to batter area

10 March 2021

THE public have been warned to stay away from Hurst Castle amid fears severe weather could cause further collapse to its wall after a huge section fell into the sea...


Tribute to 'huge character' Philip Pearce-Smith who set up League of Venturers rescue group for youngsters

09 March 2021
Tribute to 'huge character' Philip Pearce-Smith who set up League of Venturers rescue group for youngsters

Tribute to 'huge character' Philip Pearce-Smith who set up League of Venturers rescue group for youngsters

09 March 2021

THE founder of a Waterside search and rescue group for youngsters who was made an MBE for services to the community has died aged 88...


Mobile network to boost connectivity in 'not spots' across the New Forest

05 March 2021
Mobile network to boost connectivity in 'not spots' across the New Forest

Mobile network to boost connectivity in 'not spots' across the New Forest

05 March 2021

MOBILE phone network EE has promised to “boost rural connectivity” as it announces the roll-out of 4G across more parts of the New Forest...


Flytipping in New Forest up by a quarter in seven years but figures 'just the tip of the iceberg'

03 March 2021
Flytipping in New Forest up by a quarter in seven years but figures 'just the tip of the iceberg'

Flytipping in New Forest up by a quarter in seven years but figures 'just the tip of the iceberg'

03 March 2021

FLYTIPPING in the New Forest has increased by nearly 25% since 2012, new figures from Defra reveal...


New Forest officer who harassed married woman and pretended to have cancer is barred from police

02 March 2021
New Forest officer who harassed married woman and pretended to have cancer is barred from police

New Forest officer who harassed married woman and pretended to have cancer is barred from police

02 March 2021

A FORMER police officer who pretended to have cancer to get out of work and launched a smear campaign against the partner of a woman with whom she was pursuing a relationship in an attempt to “drive a wedge” between the two has been barred from the profession...


New Forest police officer 'pretended she had cancer to get out of work'

01 March 2021
New Forest police officer 'pretended she had cancer to get out of work'

New Forest police officer 'pretended she had cancer to get out of work'

01 March 2021

A FORMER police officer pretended she had cancer to get out of work and carried out “surveillance” of the partner of a woman she was pursuing a relationship with in an attempt to “drive a wedge” between the two, a misconduct hearing was told...


One-man campaign to clean up New Forest rivers

28 February 2021
One-man campaign to clean up New Forest rivers

One-man campaign to clean up New Forest rivers

28 February 2021

A CONSERVATIONIST has galvanised political support with a one-man campaign to highlight the growing problem of sewage being discharged into New Forest rivers...


Obituary: Helen Davison – leading light of theatre scene founded Milton Musical Society

27 February 2021
Obituary: Helen Davison – leading light of theatre scene founded Milton Musical Society

Obituary: Helen Davison – leading light of theatre scene founded Milton Musical Society

27 February 2021

HELEN Davison, a former director of New Milton’s Forest Arts Centre and founder of Milton Musical Society , has died aged 93...


'Horses aren't like toasters' – equine trade warning as mis-selling on the rise in lockdown

27 February 2021
'Horses aren't like toasters' – equine trade warning as mis-selling on the rise in lockdown

'Horses aren't like toasters' – equine trade warning as mis-selling on the rise in lockdown

27 February 2021

A NEW Forest equine solicitor has warned anyone buying or selling horses to be on their guard amid a rising number of disputes as sales boom during lockdown...


Hythe ferry crowdfunder launched as councillors call on government to keep it afloat

25 February 2021
Hythe ferry crowdfunder launched as councillors call on government to keep it afloat

Hythe ferry crowdfunder launched as councillors call on government to keep it afloat

25 February 2021

THE community of Hythe is rallying together to save a much-loved passenger ferry service which has been running since 1887...


New Forest trust welcomes decision to bring forward Covid vaccinations for severely disabled

25 February 2021
New Forest trust welcomes decision to bring forward Covid vaccinations for severely disabled

New Forest trust welcomes decision to bring forward Covid vaccinations for severely disabled

25 February 2021

A TRUST which supports people with learning difficulties has welcomed the announcement by government that those with severe disabilities will be vaccinated sooner...


Bronze Age cemetery uncovered in New Forest nature reserve

24 February 2021
Bronze Age cemetery uncovered in New Forest nature reserve

Bronze Age cemetery uncovered in New Forest nature reserve

24 February 2021

AN ancient Bronze Age “cemetery” has been unearthed at a New Forest nature reserve...


Residents give mixed response to Lyndhurst Park Hotel plans as verderers slam proposals' effect on Forest

24 February 2021
Residents give mixed response to Lyndhurst Park Hotel plans as verderers slam proposals' effect on Forest

Residents give mixed response to Lyndhurst Park Hotel plans as verderers slam proposals' effect on Forest

24 February 2021

PLANS for 79 homes on the site of the derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel have met with a mixed response – but the verderers have warned of “deleterious” effects on the Forest if they get the go-ahead...


'It is devastating' – call for support package as New Forest hoteliers face mid-May reopening date

23 February 2021
'It is devastating' – call for support package as New Forest hoteliers face mid-May reopening date

'It is devastating' – call for support package as New Forest hoteliers face mid-May reopening date

23 February 2021

WHILE schools and parents have welcomed yesterday’s news that pupils will go back on 8th March, the New Forest hospitality industry has been left “devastated” by an agonising wait to reopen...


'We have nothing left' – future of Hythe ferry in doubt after 'running out of money'

22 February 2021
'We have nothing left' – future of Hythe ferry in doubt after 'running out of money'

'We have nothing left' – future of Hythe ferry in doubt after 'running out of money'

22 February 2021

THE future of Hythe ferry is hanging in the balance as its operator announced it has “run out of money”...


Wightlink staff set to strike as ferry firm makes cuts despite £6.5m government cash

08 February 2021
Wightlink staff set to strike as ferry firm makes cuts despite £6.5m government cash

Wightlink staff set to strike as ferry firm makes cuts despite £6.5m government cash

08 February 2021

WIGHTLINK staff are preparing for strike action after it was announced a £6.5m government cash injection will not avoid the need to cut costs...


Families of patients who died in care of NHS trust refuse to take part in ‘charade’ investigation

08 February 2021
Families of patients who died in care of NHS trust refuse to take part in ‘charade’ investigation

Families of patients who died in care of NHS trust refuse to take part in ‘charade’ investigation

08 February 2021

THE families of patients who died while under the care of a local NHS trust have refused to take part in a public investigation they have termed a “charade”...


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