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Outgoing New Forest police chief to be replaced by new officer from Eastleigh

Outgoing New Forest police chief to be replaced by new officer from Eastleigh

Outgoing New Forest police chief to be replaced by new officer from Eastleigh

18 January 2019

Outgoing New Forest Chief Inspector Robert Mitchell THE New Forest’s police chief is leaving the district after just over two years in the job. Chief…


South Western Railway sorry for delays in compensating for... delays

South Western Railway sorry for delays in compensating for... delays

South Western Railway sorry for delays in compensating for... delays

18 January 2019

South Western Railway was below the national average time for settling delay claims THE train company serving the New Forest and Christchurch has apologised…


Mixed New Forest response to dropping £100 city congestion charge pollution plan

Mixed New Forest response to dropping £100 city congestion charge pollution plan

Mixed New Forest response to dropping £100 city congestion charge pollution plan

18 January 2019

Redbridge roundabout near Totton at rush hour NEW FOREST traders could be spared having to pay a £100 daily congestion charge to enter Southampton after…


Local Conservative MPs split in Commons vote on Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal

Local Conservative MPs split in Commons vote on Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal

Local Conservative MPs split in Commons vote on Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal

18 January 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May LOCAL MPs fought on opposite sides of the argument in the House of Commons this week as Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal…


Reflections: music, charity and fun and games - the social importance of the parish church

Reflections: music, charity and fun and games - the social importance of the parish church

Reflections: music, charity and fun and games - the social importance of the parish church

18 January 2019

THE parish church is very often the oldest physical man-made structure surviving within a parish. For all the pre-Reformation centuries it was the centre for worship, instruction and social interaction and it was the place where the life’s rites of passage were made and confirmed...


TV licence scammers targeting New Forest residents

TV licence scammers targeting New Forest residents

TV licence scammers targeting New Forest residents

18 January 2019

Residents are told to beware TV licence scams TELEVISION licence scammers are targeting the local area, leading to fears that vulnerable people could…


Chinese business visit could boost Paultons Park in Year of the (Peppa) Pig

Chinese business visit could boost Paultons Park in Year of the (Peppa) Pig

Chinese business visit could boost Paultons Park in Year of the (Peppa) Pig

11 January 2019

Peppa Pig characters with visiting company mascot the Tmall cat at Paultons Park LOCAL tourism could be set for a boost after a delegation of Chinese…


Hampshire Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney's £200,000 pay package highest in country

Hampshire Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney's £200,000 pay package highest in country

Hampshire Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney's £200,000 pay package highest in country

11 January 2019

Hampshire Police Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney AMID budget cuts and station closures Hampshire’s top cop was paid more than £200,000 in salary and benefits…


New Forest star of the show in prime time 'wild wood' BBC documentary

New Forest star of the show in prime time 'wild wood' BBC documentary

New Forest star of the show in prime time 'wild wood' BBC documentary

11 January 2019

Peter Owen Jones meets a goshawk chick during New Forest: a Year in the Wild Wood (Photo: BBC) A NEW documentary exploring the New Forest and why its…


Council leaders in cross-party talks to avert no-deal Brexit traffic chaos in Hampshire

Council leaders in cross-party talks to avert no-deal Brexit traffic chaos in Hampshire

Council leaders in cross-party talks to avert no-deal Brexit traffic chaos in Hampshire

11 January 2019

A ferry arrives at the port in Portsmouth where there are fears of no-deal Brexit congestion CONGESTION at Portsmouth caused by Brexit could have knock-on…


New Forest profits by being in the frame for international film makers

New Forest profits by being in the frame for international film makers

New Forest profits by being in the frame for international film makers

11 January 2019

The New Forest Film Festival 2019 was launched last year at the New Forest Show THE New Forest economy was boosted by more than £500,000 from films and…


New Forest Notes: the verderers and the Great War - the aftermath

New Forest Notes: the verderers and the Great War - the aftermath

New Forest Notes: the verderers and the Great War - the aftermath

04 January 2019

FOUR years ago I started the story of how the Great War affected the Forest and the verderers’ administration of it (updated in subsequent January issues…


Crowds cheer fairytale finishes in the New Forest Boxing Day Point-to-Point 2018

Crowds cheer fairytale finishes in the New Forest Boxing Day Point-to-Point 2018

Crowds cheer fairytale finishes in the New Forest Boxing Day Point-to-Point 2018

04 January 2019

FAST and furious competition entertained a bumper crowd of several thousand spectators at this year’s New Forest Point-to-Point, writes Charlotte Baker. ...


New Forest house prices 'threat to the landscape', warn commoners

New Forest house prices 'threat to the landscape', warn commoners

New Forest house prices 'threat to the landscape', warn commoners

04 January 2019

New Forest pony drift (Photo: Sally Fear) SPIRALLING house prices are a “grave threat” to the future of the New Forest’s historic landscape and traditions…


More than 150 motorists arrested in Christmas drink-drive crackdown

More than 150 motorists arrested in Christmas drink-drive crackdown

More than 150 motorists arrested in Christmas drink-drive crackdown

28 December 2018

Hampshire Police cracking down on Christmas drink-drivers DOZENS of motorists had a bad start to festive season with drink and drug driving arrests in…


Fishermen in tide of opposition to proposed new regulations on nets

Fishermen in tide of opposition to proposed new regulations on nets

Fishermen in tide of opposition to proposed new regulations on nets

28 December 2018

A fishing boat A TIDE of opposition has surfaced against a plan to impose new net fishing regulations in local waters, amid claims it fails to safeguard…


Bullying rife at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, finds inspection report

Bullying rife at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, finds inspection report

Bullying rife at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, finds inspection report

28 December 2018

A Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine A DAMNING inspection report has revealed a culture of “bullying and domineering behaviour” at Hampshire…


Tina Harwood: council pays tribute to 'perfect' officer who served for three decades

Tina Harwood: council pays tribute to 'perfect' officer who served for three decades

Tina Harwood: council pays tribute to 'perfect' officer who served for three decades

21 December 2018

New Forest District Council worker Tina Harwood, who died aged 49 TRIBUTES have been paid to a former New Forest District Council employee who has died…


Local Tory MPs voted against Theresa May in leadership confidence ballot

Local Tory MPs voted against Theresa May in leadership confidence ballot

Local Tory MPs voted against Theresa May in leadership confidence ballot

21 December 2018

Sir Christopher Chope, MP for Christchurch VETERAN Christchurch MP Sir Chris Chope has confirmed he was among the 117 Conservative rebels who unsuccessfully…


Call by senior MP for South Western Railway to lose franchise over service failures

Call by senior MP for South Western Railway to lose franchise over service failures

Call by senior MP for South Western Railway to lose franchise over service failures

14 December 2018

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable THE government should strip South Western Railway of its franchise or impose strict new standards to fix the “rapid…


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