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Call to close three New Forest campsites over damage to habitats

Call to close three New Forest campsites over damage to habitats

Call to close three New Forest campsites over damage to habitats

23 June 2022

THE New Forest’s leading conservation group has made fresh calls for Forestry England to permanently close at least three campsites.


Protestors at NFDC wheelie bins meeting

Protestors at NFDC wheelie bins meeting

Protestors at NFDC wheelie bins meeting

17 June 2022

A SMALL group of protesters greeted councillors for the first of several key meetings set to rubberstamp plans for wheelie bins in the New Forest.

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Access boost at 'rare species' New Forest nature reserve

Access boost at 'rare species' New Forest nature reserve

Access boost at 'rare species' New Forest nature reserve

17 June 2022

NATURE fans can get closer to a precious part of the New Forest full of rare species thanks to a £28,000 grant for a new boardwalk.


WATCH: Wild goings-on in New Forest on pine marten project video

WATCH: Wild goings-on in New Forest on pine marten project video

WATCH: Wild goings-on in New Forest on pine marten project video

10 June 2022

CAMERAS set up to follow the New Forest's newly introduced pine marten have captured a raft of wildlife footage over the past 12 months.


'We must not be complacent' – New Forest animal accident numbers at lowest rates since records began

'We must not be complacent' – New Forest animal accident numbers at lowest rates since records began

'We must not be complacent' – New Forest animal accident numbers at lowest rates since records began

05 June 2022

THE number of animals killed and injured on New Forest roads has continued to fall with fewer fatalities in 2021 than at any time since records began.

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Plan to rebuild New Forest community hall destroyed by fire

Plan to rebuild New Forest community hall destroyed by fire

Plan to rebuild New Forest community hall destroyed by fire

01 June 2022

PLANS have been submitted to rebuild a New Forest community hall which was destroyed by fire last year.


NFDC rejects plea for new consultation on wheelie bins

NFDC rejects plea for new consultation on wheelie bins

NFDC rejects plea for new consultation on wheelie bins

30 May 2022

NEW Forest District Council has rejected calls by a local civic group to consult the public again over the roll-out of wheelie bins.

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Forgotten army of the New Forest's 'lumberjills'

Forgotten army of the New Forest's 'lumberjills'

Forgotten army of the New Forest's 'lumberjills'

14 May 2022

THEY were the lumberjills: members of the Women’s Timber Corps launched 80 years ago which sent hundreds to work in the New Forest during WWII.


Approval given for competing schemes at village's former B&B

Approval given for competing schemes at village's former B&B

Approval given for competing schemes at village's former B&B

13 May 2022

PLANS to turn a former B&B into a home for people with mental illness have been thrown into doubt amid competing proposals winning the green light.

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Rescue for horse trapped in New Forest marsh

Rescue for horse trapped in New Forest marsh

Rescue for horse trapped in New Forest marsh

13 May 2022

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a horse which became stuck in a drainage channel on marshland near Buckler's Hard.


National park set to revamp appeals system after being overruled on Forest mansion

National park set to revamp appeals system after being overruled on Forest mansion

National park set to revamp appeals system after being overruled on Forest mansion

11 May 2022

THE NPA’s appeals system is set for an overhaul after its refusal to allow an extension to a Forest mansion was thrown out by a government inspector.

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Royal waive for parking fees during New Forest jubilee events

Royal waive for parking fees during New Forest jubilee events

Royal waive for parking fees during New Forest jubilee events

11 May 2022

THERE could be a day-long royal pardon on parking fees for towns and villages hosting Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations.


Grants of £5,000 available for projects helping the New Forest

Grants of £5,000 available for projects helping the New Forest

Grants of £5,000 available for projects helping the New Forest

06 May 2022

GRANTS of up to £5,000 are up for grabs for projects aimed at looking after the New Forest.


Driver arrested as police stop 40 vans in New Forest flytipping crackdown

Driver arrested as police stop 40 vans in New Forest flytipping crackdown

Driver arrested as police stop 40 vans in New Forest flytipping crackdown

05 May 2022

FORTY vans were stopped and a driver arrested as police and local authorities carried out another anti-flytipping operation in Lyndhurst.

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New Forest cattle clashes with public reduced 'thanks to safety campaign'

New Forest cattle clashes with public reduced 'thanks to safety campaign'

New Forest cattle clashes with public reduced 'thanks to safety campaign'

29 April 2022

CLASHES between cattle and the public in the New Forest were significantly reduced last year by a safety campaign, the verderers have said.


Expansion for Sway Youth Centre given go-ahead

Expansion for Sway Youth Centre given go-ahead

Expansion for Sway Youth Centre given go-ahead

28 April 2022

SWAY Youth Centre is to be extended after an expansion bid for three more rooms was approved by the national park authority.


Green light for 62-home plan in New Forest village despite parking chaos fears

Green light for 62-home plan in New Forest village despite parking chaos fears

Green light for 62-home plan in New Forest village despite parking chaos fears

27 April 2022

FEARS of parking chaos failed to convince national park authority members to reject plans for 62 new homes in Ashurst.


Public meeting on plans for £4.9m special needs hub at Brockenhurst College

Public meeting on plans for £4.9m special needs hub at Brockenhurst College

Public meeting on plans for £4.9m special needs hub at Brockenhurst College

25 April 2022

BROCKENHURST residents have been invited to have their say on plans for a new £4.9m special needs hub at the college.


New Forest grazing land ‘eaten away by developers’

New Forest grazing land ‘eaten away by developers’

New Forest grazing land ‘eaten away by developers’

25 April 2022

BACK-UP grazing for New Forest animals is being lost as developers seek green space to compensate for housing schemes, a leading commoner has warned.

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Villagers fight for jubilee trees plan rejected by verderers

Villagers fight for jubilee trees plan rejected by verderers

Villagers fight for jubilee trees plan rejected by verderers

24 April 2022

A DECISION is due on whether to allow plans to plant oak trees in Burley for the Queen’s jubilee which were initially rejected by the verderers.


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