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New Forest Notes: New campsites operator could be in for a ‘rather rough ride’

New Forest Notes: New campsites operator could be in for a ‘rather rough ride’

New Forest Notes: New campsites operator could be in for a ‘rather rough ride’

THE Forest community seems to be in a state of confusion over the campsites located on the common land and their future.


Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

Government offering up to £2,000 per child to help with childcare costs ahead of summer holidays

WORKING parents can find the six-week school holiday a costly struggle but there's extra help out there, says HMRC, and here's what's available.


Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' – report

Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' – report

Fixing broken goods may cost less than 'worthless warranties' – report

HOUSEHOLDS keen to save money should consider cancelling extended warranties on appliances and instead pay for the repairs themselves, says Which?


Barton-on-Sea – 'the English Bay of Naples'

Barton-on-Sea – 'the English Bay of Naples'

Barton-on-Sea – 'the English Bay of Naples'

THE development of Barton, which has taken place over the last 130 years, has been quite dramatic.


New Forest Notes: Jubilee tree planting debate evokes long-forgotten row

New Forest Notes: Jubilee tree planting debate evokes long-forgotten row

New Forest Notes: Jubilee tree planting debate evokes long-forgotten row

I AM not sure if we have heard the last of Burley Parish Council’s plans to plant a small copse on Forest land to commemorate the jubilee.


All Saints’ Church in Thorney Hill – a New Forest church steeped in history

All Saints’ Church in Thorney Hill – a New Forest church steeped in history

All Saints’ Church in Thorney Hill – a New Forest church steeped in history

THIS is a spectacular architectural gem and well worth a visit.


New Forest Notes: A thicket of permissions for people using the New Forest

New Forest Notes: A thicket of permissions for people using the New Forest

New Forest Notes: A thicket of permissions for people using the New Forest

LAST summer Forestry England introduced a new system for regulating organised events in the Forest.


Barton House – the post-war haven from hell for eastern European refugees

Barton House – the post-war haven from hell for eastern European refugees

Barton House – the post-war haven from hell for eastern European refugees

THE clifftop residence in Barton which housed refugees from 1954 to 1991.


History of Godshill Pottery revealed by diary discovery

History of Godshill Pottery revealed by diary discovery

History of Godshill Pottery revealed by diary discovery

FINDING his mother’s diary helped Christopher Pan Charman uncover the story behind the creation of one of the New Forest’s most special buildings.


How much plastic and how much chocolate is in your selection box

How much plastic and how much chocolate is in your selection box

How much plastic and how much chocolate is in your selection box

We investigate the best and worst selection boxes on offer for the amount of plastic waste in comparison to the chocolate inside.


The New Milton soldier who gave up his freedom for a friend

The New Milton soldier who gave up his freedom for a friend

The New Milton soldier who gave up his freedom for a friend

HOW in 1942 Lance Corporal Antony Coulthard went back on his word to help his fellow war camp escapee.


Can I ask for a ticket refund if I catch Covid-19? Your rights explained

Can I ask for a ticket refund if I catch Covid-19? Your rights explained

Can I ask for a ticket refund if I catch Covid-19? Your rights explained

Can you get your money back for a day out, concert, show or event you have to cancel this Christmas because you, or a family member, catches Covid19?


Christmas Eve boxes: a cosy tradition or a costly pressure?

Christmas Eve boxes: a cosy tradition or a costly pressure?

Christmas Eve boxes: a cosy tradition or a costly pressure?

SEARCHES for Christmas Eve boxes are on the up as families start their festive plans – but does the trend add to the magic or pile on the pressure?


The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

TOY experts have revealed the top 12 toys, available to buy this Christmas, that they think will be this year's must-have items.


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