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Bicycle stolen and cars raided in series of thefts

Bicycle stolen and cars raided in series of thefts

Bicycle stolen and cars raided in series of thefts

05 February 2024

A bicycle was stolen and cars broken into in a series of overnight thefts in Sway.


Teen gang ‘terrorising’ New Forest villagers

Teen gang ‘terrorising’ New Forest villagers

Teen gang ‘terrorising’ New Forest villagers

30 January 2024

Police patrols will be stepped up in Sway in an effort to tackle a gang of teenagers “terrorising” residents.


Plea for water firm to fix ‘revolting’ sewage leak on New Forest road

Plea for water firm to fix ‘revolting’ sewage leak on New Forest road

Plea for water firm to fix ‘revolting’ sewage leak on New Forest road

15 December 2023

Southern Water has been told to take “urgent” action over a sewage drain in Sway which floods and leaks during heavy downpours.

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Praise for police and CCTV after stolen caravan recovered within 24 hours

Praise for police and CCTV after stolen caravan recovered within 24 hours

Praise for police and CCTV after stolen caravan recovered within 24 hours

08 December 2023

The owner of a New Forest caravan park has praised the police and her CCTV system after a stolen caravan was recovered within a day.


Forest villagers ‘isolated’ as fault knocks out phones for a week

Forest villagers ‘isolated’ as fault knocks out phones for a week

Forest villagers ‘isolated’ as fault knocks out phones for a week

15 November 2023

Villagers have been left “isolated” after a fault left them without landline services for a week.

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‘A great loss to the community’ – tributes to parish councillor and NPA member

‘A great loss to the community’ – tributes to parish councillor and NPA member

‘A great loss to the community’ – tributes to parish councillor and NPA member

30 October 2023

Tributes have been paid to Sway parish councillor and NPA member Stephen Tarling who died at the weekend after a short illness.

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Horse and cow die on Forest roads

Horse and cow die on Forest roads

Horse and cow die on Forest roads

20 September 2023

A horse and a cow died in two of three collisions involving New Forest animals in the past week.

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Funding for new regular bus service in Forest is approved

Funding for new regular bus service in Forest is approved

Funding for new regular bus service in Forest is approved

25 July 2023

Funds to continue bus services in the Waterside has been agreed by Hampshire County Council.


PICTURES: Village on parade as procession ends 10-day Sway Carnival

PICTURES: Village on parade as procession ends 10-day Sway Carnival

PICTURES: Village on parade as procession ends 10-day Sway Carnival

11 July 2023

Aliens, butterflies and birds of paradise were among the colourful creations to parade through Sway during the village’s annual carnival procession.


The new staffing plans at New Forest and Christchurch railway stations

The new staffing plans at New Forest and Christchurch railway stations

The new staffing plans at New Forest and Christchurch railway stations

05 July 2023

Ticket offices are set to be shut at railway stations across the New Forest and Christchurch in a move to “modernise” service for commuters.

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Nostalgic New Forest childhood memories on show in villages

Nostalgic New Forest childhood memories on show in villages

Nostalgic New Forest childhood memories on show in villages

04 July 2023

A museum’s historic collection of images and objects which tell the story of childhood in the New Forest is to be shown in two villages this month.


Space themed 10-day carnival programme kicks off in Sway

Space themed 10-day carnival programme kicks off in Sway

Space themed 10-day carnival programme kicks off in Sway

29 June 2023

Talent shows, litter picks, scarecrow trails and processions are all on the agenda as Sway’s popular 10-day carnival programme begins today (Friday).


Sway charity in final push for dementia space

Sway charity in final push for dementia space

Sway charity in final push for dementia space

08 June 2023

TIME is running out for a Sway charity to raise the last £8,000 needed to build a bespoke art space for people with dementia and mental health issues.


Sway preserve maker scoops World Marmalade Award

Sway preserve maker scoops World Marmalade Award

Sway preserve maker scoops World Marmalade Award

01 June 2023

A Sway jam and chutney maker is celebrating after a trio of her homemade creations scooped top accolades in the World Marmalade Awards.


Artists in residence sought to creatively engage with New Forest and its community

Artists in residence sought to creatively engage with New Forest and its community

Artists in residence sought to creatively engage with New Forest and its community

01 June 2023

Creatives who can capture the spirit of the New Forest National Park are being sought to become its next artists in residence.


Brother of NFDC councillor to face court trial over site they share

Brother of NFDC councillor to face court trial over site they share

Brother of NFDC councillor to face court trial over site they share

26 May 2023

One of two brothers told by a court to clear waste from a Forest property will now face trial accused of failing to comply with the order.

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Car destroyed by suspicious fire in New Forest village

Car destroyed by suspicious fire in New Forest village

Car destroyed by suspicious fire in New Forest village

17 April 2023

Police have been alerted after firefighters battled a suspicious blaze which destroyed a car near Sway railway station.


New Forest set for 'lightning speed' broadband

New Forest set for 'lightning speed' broadband

New Forest set for 'lightning speed' broadband

13 April 2023

Thousands of rural properties and businesses across the New Forest are to benefit from a government-funded project to roll-out high-speed broadband.


Golden honour for New Forest pupils after school's efforts on global issues

Golden honour for New Forest pupils after school's efforts on global issues

Golden honour for New Forest pupils after school's efforts on global issues

17 March 2023

Pupils at a Sway school won a top prize for work highlighting poverty across the world and efforts to create a greener planet.


'Glowing' Ofsted report for Sway primary school

'Glowing' Ofsted report for Sway primary school

'Glowing' Ofsted report for Sway primary school

08 March 2023

ST Luke’s Primary School in Sway is celebrating after being rated 'outstanding' in all categories by Ofsted inspectors.


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