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'Lives could be endangered' – villagers freeze amid lengthy power cuts during tree felling

'Lives could be endangered' – villagers freeze amid lengthy power cuts during tree felling

'Lives could be endangered' – villagers freeze amid lengthy power cuts during tree felling

12 February 2021

DOZENS of villagers in Fritham have been left freezing in their homes without power as temperatures plummet while Forestry England carries out two weeks of tree felling work...


Paultons Park raises £70,000 for hospital sensory retreat

Paultons Park raises £70,000 for hospital sensory retreat

Paultons Park raises £70,000 for hospital sensory retreat

09 January 2021

PAULTONS Park raised more than £70,000 to help equip a specialist sensory retreat for seriously ill youngsters at Southampton Children’s Hospital...


Small New Forest pub wins big in Good Pub Guide awards

Small New Forest pub wins big in Good Pub Guide awards

Small New Forest pub wins big in Good Pub Guide awards

03 January 2021

THE family who run a traditional village watering hole hailed as a “New Forest institution” are celebrating after winning Country Pub of the Year...


Three donkeys killed in collision with van at notorious New Forest blackspot

Three donkeys killed in collision with van at notorious New Forest blackspot

Three donkeys killed in collision with van at notorious New Forest blackspot

14 December 2020

Roger Penny Way is a known accident blackspot THREE donkeys have been killed in a collision with a van at a notorious accident blackspot in the New Forest. The…


Plug and bray – donkey rescued after getting legs stuck in bog

Plug and bray – donkey rescued after getting legs stuck in bog

Plug and bray – donkey rescued after getting legs stuck in bog

06 August 2020

The donkey became stuck on Half Moon Common (photo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) RESCUERS went to ass-ist a donkey which had become stuck in a muddy…


Do you recognise this rubbish? Police hunt flytippers after another New Forest dumping

Do you recognise this rubbish? Police hunt flytippers after another New Forest dumping

Do you recognise this rubbish? Police hunt flytippers after another New Forest dumping

31 July 2020

Flytipped waste found on the bridleway near Bramshaw POLICE are urging people to come forward if they recognise a haul of flytipped waste they discovered…


Man suffers serious leg injuries in digger accident

Man suffers serious leg injuries in digger accident

Man suffers serious leg injuries in digger accident

30 July 2020

The man was taken to Southampton hospital A MAN suffered serious leg injuries when a digger fell on him in the New Forest. The alarm was raised around…


Two more large flytips in the New Forest

Two more large flytips in the New Forest

Two more large flytips in the New Forest

24 June 2020

The flytip at Bartley blocked in residents INVESTIGATIONS have been launched into two large flytips in the New Forest, one of which blocked residents…


Garage destroyed in early-morning blaze

Garage destroyed in early-morning blaze

Garage destroyed in early-morning blaze

22 June 2020

Firefighters at the scene (picture: Dave Graham) FIREFIGHTERS tackled flames that ripped through a New Forest commercial garage in the early hours of…


Village inn and golf club on the market for £4 million

Village inn and golf club on the market for £4 million

Village inn and golf club on the market for £4 million

18 June 2020

Bell Inn and Bramshaw Golf Club were put on the market in 2018 for £4.5m A HISTORIC New Forest golf club and village inn have been put up for sale with…


Disability charity makes urgent funding plea to help stay open

Disability charity makes urgent funding plea to help stay open

Disability charity makes urgent funding plea to help stay open

02 April 2020

The Minstead Trust runs Hanger Farm Arts Centre (pictured), Furzey Gardens and Minstead Lodge A CHARITY has launched an urgent fundraising appeal so it…


Police seize BMW speeding at 84mph through accident blackspot

Police seize BMW speeding at 84mph through accident blackspot

Police seize BMW speeding at 84mph through accident blackspot

07 February 2020

The BMW was seized by police on Roger Penny Way (Photo: Twitter @HantsSpecials) AN uninsured BMW driver had his car seized after he was caught travelling…


Fears grow as three more New Forest sheep stabbed to death

Fears grow as three more New Forest sheep stabbed to death

Fears grow as three more New Forest sheep stabbed to death

22 January 2020

Sheep roaming in Kewlake Lane, Cadnam, near the scene of the latest killings (Photo: stock image) THREE sheep have been found dead in the New Forest sparking…


Rare species nature reserve wins £28,000 to boost bog standard

Rare species nature reserve wins £28,000 to boost bog standard

Rare species nature reserve wins £28,000 to boost bog standard

23 December 2019

Landford bog is around the size of 11 football pitches and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest A NATURE reserve in the New Forest which is home to…


Derelict cottage to be education centre in memory of Cameron (16)

Derelict cottage to be education centre in memory of Cameron (16)

Derelict cottage to be education centre in memory of Cameron (16)

12 December 2019

Keen naturalist Cameron Bespolka (16) died in a skiing accident in Austria in 2013 A DERELICT cottage in the heart of the New Forest has been given the…


Residents fear more than one involved in cult-style attacks in village

Residents fear more than one involved in cult-style attacks in village

Residents fear more than one involved in cult-style attacks in village

28 November 2019

Satanic and phallic symbols were sprayed onto St Peter's Church in Bramshaw (Photo: Solent News) AT LEAST two people must be behind the spate of Satanic-style…


Foresters urged to be vigilant after 'witchcraft' animal attacks

Foresters urged to be vigilant after 'witchcraft' animal attacks

Foresters urged to be vigilant after 'witchcraft' animal attacks

25 November 2019

The slaughtered ewe was discovered by dog walker Judy Rudd (Photo: Solent News) FEARS a Satanic-style cult is active in the New Forest have been sparked…


One in five drivers caught speeding at animal accident blackspot

One in five drivers caught speeding at animal accident blackspot

One in five drivers caught speeding at animal accident blackspot

19 November 2019

SpeedWatch operations have been carried out on the B3078 Roger Penny Way (Photo: Hampshire police) A FIFTH of vehicles speed-checked at an animal accident…


Villagers point finger at cycling event over orange 'vandalism' on roads

Villagers point finger at cycling event over orange 'vandalism' on roads

Villagers point finger at cycling event over orange 'vandalism' on roads

28 September 2019

UK Cycling Events promised the paint would wash off in the rain A CYCLING event company has been accused of vandalism after spraying bright orange navigation…


Have you seen these jewels? Police appeal for help to solve burglary

Have you seen these jewels? Police appeal for help to solve burglary

Have you seen these jewels? Police appeal for help to solve burglary

15 August 2019

Police have appealed for help to recover the jewellery stolen from a home in Fritham while the owners were away THIEVES got away with a valuable haul…


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