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Obituary: Eric Dovey – pony breeder and point-to-point champion

19 November 2021
Obituary: Eric Dovey – pony breeder and point-to-point champion

Obituary: Eric Dovey – pony breeder and point-to-point champion

19 November 2021

WELL-KNOWN commoner and New Forest point-to-point champion Eric Dovey has died at the age of 70.


Bid to increase lorries at Downton quarry amid demand for building materials

18 November 2021
Bid to increase lorries at Downton quarry amid demand for building materials

Bid to increase lorries at Downton quarry amid demand for building materials

18 November 2021

THE operators of a Downton quarry have applied to increase the number of visiting lorries in order to meet a growing demand for building materials.


Approved – 'eyesore' Lyndhurst Park Hotel site given green light for 79-home redevelopment

17 November 2021
Approved – 'eyesore' Lyndhurst Park Hotel site given green light for 79-home redevelopment

Approved – 'eyesore' Lyndhurst Park Hotel site given green light for 79-home redevelopment

17 November 2021

A MAJOR scheme to redevelop the site of the derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel has secured planning permission for 79 new homes.


New Forest pony drifts hampered by abusive cyclists, disobedient walkers and poor fencing

11 November 2021
New Forest pony drifts hampered by abusive cyclists, disobedient walkers and poor fencing

New Forest pony drifts hampered by abusive cyclists, disobedient walkers and poor fencing

11 November 2021

ABUSIVE cyclists, unmaintained fencing and disobedient walkers are just some of the issues agisters faced during the annual pony drifts this year.

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Hundreds join castle parade and vigil calling for action on climate change

08 November 2021
Hundreds join castle parade and vigil calling for action on climate change

Hundreds join castle parade and vigil calling for action on climate change

08 November 2021

HUNDREDS of environmentalists gathered in Milford to call on delegates at the COP26 climate summit to take action to stop rising sea levels.

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Going for gold in this year's Remembrance poppy treasure hunt

07 November 2021
Going for gold in this year's Remembrance poppy treasure hunt

Going for gold in this year's Remembrance poppy treasure hunt

07 November 2021

A GOLD-PLATED poppy will be auctioned by Lymington sculptor Michael Turner as part of his treasure hunt to raise money for the Royal British Legion.


Pigeon keeper fined for failing to act on nuisance birds.

06 November 2021
Pigeon keeper fined for failing to act on nuisance birds.

Pigeon keeper fined for failing to act on nuisance birds.

06 November 2021

A HORDLE pigeon keeper was told to pay nearly £1,000 in fines and costs after he admitted breaking an order to quieten a flock living in his garden.


Hurst Castle vigil and Totton bank protest sending local message to COP26 summit

04 November 2021
Hurst Castle vigil and Totton bank protest sending local message to COP26 summit

Hurst Castle vigil and Totton bank protest sending local message to COP26 summit

04 November 2021

CLIMATE activists are organising events across the New Forest in a bid to send a message to world leaders taking part in the COP26 climate summit.

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Obituary: Tony Locke – lifelong Milford nature lover and conservationist

04 November 2021
Obituary: Tony Locke – lifelong Milford nature lover and conservationist

Obituary: Tony Locke – lifelong Milford nature lover and conservationist

04 November 2021

TONY Locke, who has died at the age of 79, will be remembered as a passionate environmentalist who led the transformation of many community spaces.


WATCH: Milford musician releases song about local walks

29 October 2021
WATCH: Milford musician releases song about local walks

WATCH: Milford musician releases song about local walks

29 October 2021

AN upbeat song celebrating the joys of walking has been released by Milford musician Ivan Chandler and his band, the Go Go Five.


Sports pavilion plan for new Milford park

29 October 2021
Sports pavilion plan for new Milford park

Sports pavilion plan for new Milford park

29 October 2021

A NEW park in Milford looks set to be developed with a football pitch, gym equipment, track and sports pavilion, under recently revealed plans.


Fireworks display returns to New Milton

25 October 2021
Fireworks display returns to New Milton

Fireworks display returns to New Milton

25 October 2021

THE skies of New Milton will be lit up on Saturday as the town’s fireworks spectacular returns to Fawcett's Field.


Photographers 'getting too close' to rutting New Forest deer

23 October 2021
Photographers 'getting too close' to rutting New Forest deer

Photographers 'getting too close' to rutting New Forest deer

23 October 2021

PHOTOGRAPHERS are being urged to steer clear of New Forest red deer during rutting after warnings the animals are being pushed towards roads.


Lymington gin maker picked for global luxury brands book

22 October 2021
Lymington gin maker picked for global luxury brands book

Lymington gin maker picked for global luxury brands book

22 October 2021

A FORMER armed police officer turned distiller has seen her Lymington gin honoured in a book showcasing luxury brands from around the world.


Cow put down as five animal accidents reported on New Forest roads in a week

19 October 2021
Cow put down as five animal accidents reported on New Forest roads in a week

Cow put down as five animal accidents reported on New Forest roads in a week

19 October 2021

DRIVERS are being urged to take extra care in the aftermath of five accidents on the New Forests roads last week.


Milford sports pavilion renamed to honour longstanding groundsman and cricket chair

15 October 2021
Milford sports pavilion renamed to honour longstanding groundsman and cricket chair

Milford sports pavilion renamed to honour longstanding groundsman and cricket chair

15 October 2021

A MILFORD sports pavilion has been renamed to honour a longstanding groundskeeper, cricket player and community volunteer.


Bond back at Beaulieu – latest 007 film inspires new exhibition

15 October 2021
Bond back at Beaulieu – latest 007 film inspires new exhibition

Bond back at Beaulieu – latest 007 film inspires new exhibition

15 October 2021

ICONIC cars, gadgets and costumes from the latest 007 film No Time To Die are part of a new exhibition launching this weekend at Beaulieu.

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WIN! A pair of tickets to see Matinee at the Regent Centre

15 October 2021
WIN! A pair of tickets to see Matinee at the Regent Centre

WIN! A pair of tickets to see Matinee at the Regent Centre

15 October 2021

A SEASON of movies shot on original 35mm film will launch at Christchurch Regent Centre next week – and you could win tickets to see the first one.


Public meeting over plans for 46 homes in New Forest village

14 October 2021
Public meeting over plans for 46 homes in New Forest village

Public meeting over plans for 46 homes in New Forest village

14 October 2021

SWAY residents are being urged to attend a public meeting over plans for 46 new homes on former green belt land.


Disease dampens Lymington pumpkin growers world record dream

08 October 2021
Disease dampens Lymington pumpkin growers world record dream

Disease dampens Lymington pumpkin growers world record dream

08 October 2021

DISEASE has defeated efforts by Lymington twins to grow a record-breaking pumpkin after they came close to achieving the feat last year.


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