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New Forest jam spreads to menu at The Ritz in London

31 December 2021
New Forest jam spreads to menu at The Ritz in London

New Forest jam spreads to menu at The Ritz in London

31 December 2021

AN artisan New Forest jam maker says she is still “pinching myself” after she was approached to supply one of the most iconic names in hospitality.


New Milton woman's rum punch wins double silver award in Las Vegas

31 December 2021
New Milton woman's rum punch wins double silver award in Las Vegas

New Milton woman's rum punch wins double silver award in Las Vegas

31 December 2021

NEW Forest-based rum punch producer Silma Ramsaywack has rounded the year off by winning a double silver medal in the Proof Awards in Las Vegas.


Woman who'd had 'huge amount' of alcohol given suspended jail term over drink-driving

23 December 2021
Woman who'd had 'huge amount' of alcohol given suspended jail term over drink-driving

Woman who'd had 'huge amount' of alcohol given suspended jail term over drink-driving

23 December 2021

A WOMAN was given a suspended jail term for driving after consuming a "huge amount" of alcohol.


Dorset hospitals appeal to patients' relatives to help free up beds

23 December 2021
Dorset hospitals appeal to patients' relatives to help free up beds

Dorset hospitals appeal to patients' relatives to help free up beds

23 December 2021

HOSPITALS in Dorset are appealing to patients' relatives to help free up beds as the healthcare service enters a particularly "difficult winter".


Calmore flytipper to be sentenced in new year

23 December 2021
Calmore flytipper to be sentenced in new year

Calmore flytipper to be sentenced in new year

23 December 2021

A FLYTIPPER from Calmore who dumped mattresses, broken furniture and building materials is due to be sentenced in the new year.


Plan for 55 flats at busy Christchurch roundabout thrown out

22 December 2021
Plan for 55 flats at busy Christchurch roundabout thrown out

Plan for 55 flats at busy Christchurch roundabout thrown out

22 December 2021

PLANS for 55 homes in a prominent roundabout location in Christchurch have been thrown out in the face of overwhelming opposition.


Council planners ignore public to catch up on backlog

21 December 2021
Council planners ignore public to catch up on backlog

Council planners ignore public to catch up on backlog

21 December 2021

A COUNCIL'S planning team spent five days not replying to the public by phone or email to try to catch up on a backlog of decisions.


The Hordle 'fish geek' on a mission to hook locals into sustainable catch

17 December 2021
The Hordle 'fish geek' on a mission to hook locals into sustainable catch

The Hordle 'fish geek' on a mission to hook locals into sustainable catch

17 December 2021

AFTER years spent managing wild fisheries, Rob Blyth-Skyrme is now on a mission to make it easier to eat sustainably caught fish from local seas.


'It feels like we're being discriminated against' – long-running New Forest event axed over bird fears

13 December 2021
'It feels like we're being discriminated against' – long-running New Forest event axed over bird fears

'It feels like we're being discriminated against' – long-running New Forest event axed over bird fears

13 December 2021

A LONG-HELD 10-mile charity run has been axed to avoid disturbance to ground-nesting birds – but organisers say they are being discriminated against.

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'It’s like Putin’s Russia' – couple's fury over fine for parking on line

12 December 2021
'It’s like Putin’s Russia' – couple's fury over fine for parking on line

'It’s like Putin’s Russia' – couple's fury over fine for parking on line

12 December 2021

WHEN New Milton man James Riley-Pitt parked to one side of a bay at a near-empty Highcliffe car park, he never imagined he would return to a fine.

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Christmas and new year bin collection changes announced for New Forest

09 December 2021
Christmas and new year bin collection changes announced for New Forest

Christmas and new year bin collection changes announced for New Forest

09 December 2021

CHANGES to bin collections over Christmas and the new year have been announced by NFDC, while in Christchurch services will continue as normal.


Delay hits £450,000 scheme to improve notorious New Forest accident blackspot

09 December 2021
Delay hits £450,000 scheme to improve notorious New Forest accident blackspot

Delay hits £450,000 scheme to improve notorious New Forest accident blackspot

09 December 2021

"TECHNICAL difficulties" have delayed the completion of improvement work at a notorious accident blackspot in the New Forest.

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'Defending the indefensible' – New Forest MP on Number 10 party row

08 December 2021
'Defending the indefensible' – New Forest MP on Number 10 party row

'Defending the indefensible' – New Forest MP on Number 10 party row

08 December 2021

'Indefensible' – that was New Forest East MP Julian Lewis's response to leaked footage of Downing Street staff joking about a lockdown party.


Fordingbridge Christmas Glow cancelled as New Forest Covid cases more than double in a week

08 December 2021
Fordingbridge Christmas Glow cancelled as New Forest Covid cases more than double in a week

Fordingbridge Christmas Glow cancelled as New Forest Covid cases more than double in a week

08 December 2021

FORDINGBRIDGE'S Christmas Glow event on Saturday has been cancelled amid concerns over the Omicron variant.


Lymington restaurant makes history winning fourth consecutive Restaurant of the Year title

03 December 2021
Lymington restaurant makes history winning fourth consecutive Restaurant of the Year title

Lymington restaurant makes history winning fourth consecutive Restaurant of the Year title

03 December 2021

LYMINGTON’S Rivaaz has set a new record by retaining the coveted Asian Restaurant of the Year South Coast title for the fourth consecutive year.


Work to start on 'desperately needed' lunch hall at Ringwood School

02 December 2021
Work to start on 'desperately needed' lunch hall at Ringwood School

Work to start on 'desperately needed' lunch hall at Ringwood School

02 December 2021

CONSTRUCTION will start at Ringwood School this month to build a “desperately needed” new dining hall for pupils.


Health warning over home log burners

02 December 2021
Health warning over home log burners

Health warning over home log burners

02 December 2021

THE health dangers of wood smoke in homes are being highlighted in a new campaign urging people to limit their use of log burners.

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Four animals killed on New Forest roads in past week

30 November 2021
Four animals killed on New Forest roads in past week

Four animals killed on New Forest roads in past week

30 November 2021

FOUR animals died after collisions on New Forest roads last week.


Colourful revamp for Christchurch underpass

26 November 2021
Colourful revamp for Christchurch underpass

Colourful revamp for Christchurch underpass

26 November 2021

AN underpass in Christchurch linking Waitrose and Saxon Square has undergone a colourful transformation.


The Christmas markets, light switch-ons and parades near you

26 November 2021
The Christmas markets, light switch-ons and parades near you

The Christmas markets, light switch-ons and parades near you

26 November 2021

AFTER what was a very quiet Christmas last year towns and villages across the New Forest will be getting into the festive spirit from this weekend.


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