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Hundreds celebrate opening of new community store

Hundreds celebrate opening of new community store

Hundreds celebrate opening of new community store

28 February 2024

Hundreds turned out to celebrate the launch of a new community store, marking the culmination of a six-year, £700,000 fundraising project.


Royal visit for coastal rescue charity in run-up to 30th anniversary

Royal visit for coastal rescue charity in run-up to 30th anniversary

Royal visit for coastal rescue charity in run-up to 30th anniversary

20 February 2024

Volunteers at the National Coastwatch Institution’s Hengistbury Head base enjoyed a royal visit in the run-up to the charity’s 30th anniversary.


Air date revealed for TV show filmed at Forest beauty spot

Air date revealed for TV show filmed at Forest beauty spot

Air date revealed for TV show filmed at Forest beauty spot

10 February 2024

Audiences will be able to see what was captured by artists competing in a TV show at Buckler’s Hard.


New Forest’s Esther Rantzen joins Dignitas amid calls for assisted suicide vote

New Forest’s Esther Rantzen joins Dignitas amid calls for assisted suicide vote

New Forest’s Esther Rantzen joins Dignitas amid calls for assisted suicide vote

20 December 2023

Veteran broadcaster and New Forest resident Dame Esther Rantzen has confirmed she has joined the Swiss assisted suicide service Dignitas.


Chris Packham hits out at Ant and Dec over animal acts on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!

Chris Packham hits out at Ant and Dec over animal acts on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!

Chris Packham hits out at Ant and Dec over animal acts on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!

01 December 2023

Furious New Forest campaigner Chris Packham has fired off an angry letter to TV presenters Ant and Dec.


Chris Packham cleared after police investigation into sniffing goshawk in New Forest

Chris Packham cleared after police investigation into sniffing goshawk in New Forest

Chris Packham cleared after police investigation into sniffing goshawk in New Forest

31 October 2023

TV naturalist Chris Packham has been cleared by police of committing any offence when he sniffed a goshawk chick during the filming of a BBC show.

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Royalty and motoring royalty stop by New Forest activity centre

Royalty and motoring royalty stop by New Forest activity centre

Royalty and motoring royalty stop by New Forest activity centre

16 October 2023

Princess Anne visited a New Forest activity centre alongside a Formula 1 legend to mark the launch of a £6.4m refurb project.


Crypto scammers using Forest celebrity’s image illegally

Crypto scammers using Forest celebrity’s image illegally

Crypto scammers using Forest celebrity’s image illegally

10 October 2023

Chris Packham has become the latest celebrity to have his likeness used without his permission in phoney crypto currency adverts.


Lymington teacher celebrates Shakespeare with King at Windsor Castle

Lymington teacher celebrates Shakespeare with King at Windsor Castle

Lymington teacher celebrates Shakespeare with King at Windsor Castle

08 August 2023

A Lymington schoolteacher has said she felt “priviliged” to meet HRH King Charles III as part of a celebration of Shakespeare’s works.


Young New Forest actor shines with Sheen on BBC TV show

Young New Forest actor shines with Sheen on BBC TV show

Young New Forest actor shines with Sheen on BBC TV show

28 June 2023

A young actor from the New Forest has spoken of her excitement at appearing in a BBC drama which highlights disability.


Former Highcliffe School pupil joins ITV’s Love Island

Former Highcliffe School pupil joins ITV’s Love Island

Former Highcliffe School pupil joins ITV’s Love Island

14 June 2023

A former Highcliffe School student has become one of the latest singletons to enter the villa on ITV’s Love Island.


Brit Award-nominee to headline BrockStock this weekend

Brit Award-nominee to headline BrockStock this weekend

Brit Award-nominee to headline BrockStock this weekend

25 May 2023

Brit Award nominee Rumer is set to take centre stage at a Brockenhurst music festival.


Osmonds lead singer plays £5,000 Ringwood charity gig

Osmonds lead singer plays £5,000 Ringwood charity gig

Osmonds lead singer plays £5,000 Ringwood charity gig

24 January 2023

The former lead singer of the Osmonds family appeared in a special concert to celebrate the launch of a community venue at Ringwood School.


When US singer David Cassidy ‘escaped fame’ in the New Forest

When US singer David Cassidy ‘escaped fame’ in the New Forest

When US singer David Cassidy ‘escaped fame’ in the New Forest

16 December 2022

US singer David Cassidy’s little-known links to the New Forest have been revealed.


Royals rush to Queen's side amid 'concern for health'

Royals rush to Queen's side amid 'concern for health'

Royals rush to Queen's side amid 'concern for health'

08 September 2022

THE Queen is under medical supervision at Balmoral with doctors concerned for her health, Buckingham Palace has said.


New Forest baron pens first novel by a Lord Byron in 200 years

New Forest baron pens first novel by a Lord Byron in 200 years

New Forest baron pens first novel by a Lord Byron in 200 years

03 October 2021

THE first book in 200 years by a Lord Byron has hit the shelves – penned by the Forest resident whose ancestor is one of the greatest English poets.

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New Forest TV wine expert reveals the family tragedy which inspired her new book

New Forest TV wine expert reveals the family tragedy which inspired her new book

New Forest TV wine expert reveals the family tragedy which inspired her new book

10 September 2021

AN emotive passage in Helen McGinn’s new novel describes a woman lighting a church candle in memory of her brother.


Dame Esther Rantzen: "Loneliness can strike anyone, any time."

Dame Esther Rantzen: "Loneliness can strike anyone, any time."

Dame Esther Rantzen: "Loneliness can strike anyone, any time."

03 September 2021

Sitting in an idyllic New Forest cottage garden it is easy to see why Dame Esther Rantzen has turned her back on London to live here permanently.


PICTURES: Sir Elton John stars at Chewton Glen evening which raises £1.9m for Aids charity

PICTURES: Sir Elton John stars at Chewton Glen evening which raises £1.9m for Aids charity

PICTURES: Sir Elton John stars at Chewton Glen evening which raises £1.9m for Aids charity

29 June 2021

SIR Elton John gave a spectacular performance at a star-studded event at the Chewton Glen, which raised £1.9m for his Aids Foundation.


Why New Forest man's Land Rover was seized for royals' visit to islands

Why New Forest man's Land Rover was seized for royals' visit to islands

Why New Forest man's Land Rover was seized for royals' visit to islands

19 April 2021

PRINCE Philip's lifelong love of Land Rovers is a fact known only too well by a former crown surveyor from Brockenhurst.


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