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 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.
A WOMAN was given a suspended jail term for driving after consuming a "huge amount" of alcohol.
HOSPITALS in Dorset are appealing to patients' relatives to help free up beds as the healthcare service enters a particularly "difficult winter".
A FLYTIPPER from Calmore who dumped mattresses, broken furniture and building materials is due to be sentenced in the new year.
PLANS for 55 homes in a prominent roundabout location in Christchurch have been thrown out in the face of overwhelming opposition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CHANGES to bin collections over Christmas and the new year have been announced by NFDC, while in Christchurch services will continue as normal.
"TECHNICAL difficulties" have delayed the completion of improvement work at a notorious accident blackspot in the New Forest.
'Indefensible' – that was New Forest East MP Julian Lewis's response to leaked footage of Downing Street staff joking about a lockdown party.
FORDINGBRIDGE'S Christmas Glow event on Saturday has been cancelled amid concerns over the Omicron variant.
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.
CONSTRUCTION will start at Ringwood School this month to build a “desperately needed” new dining hall for pupils.
THE health dangers of wood smoke in homes are being highlighted in a new campaign urging people to limit their use of log burners.
FOUR animals died after collisions on New Forest roads last week.
AN underpass in Christchurch linking Waitrose and Saxon Square has undergone a colourful transformation.
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.