Lane in New Forest village revealed as most expensive street in Hampshire

THE most expensive streets in Hampshire have been revealed – and at the top of the list is Dock Lane in Beaulieu. The average cost of a home in this highly sought-after location, close to...

The New Forest villagers facing a £166,000 bill for high-speed internet

BEAULIEU residents face a fee of more than £166,000 for high-speed internet after failing to qualify for Hampshire County Council’s free fibre-optic installation scheme. Owners of 23 premises on Lyndhurst Road were quoted a charge...

Work set to start on locals-only car park to boost shopping in New Forest...

WORK on a car park to ease congestion in Beaulieu High Street and throw a lifeline to local shops is set to begin in earnest ahead of the spring tourist season. It is hoped the...

Two escape injury after car crash blaze in New Forest

TWO drivers escaped serious injury after their vehicles collided in the New Forest, with one bursting into flames. The incident involving a Daihatsu and a Ford took place at Hilltop in Beaulieu, outside the Royal...

Roundabout rejected for New Forest crossroads blackspot as safety plan approved

A £450,000 scheme to make a dangerous crossroads safer has been unanimously approved by the national park authority after calls for a roundabout were rejected. The application from Hampshire County Council was to stagger a...

Local outdoor educators plead for funding lifeline

STAFF at a Beaulieu outdoor education charity have joined a national campaign calling on the government for lifeline funding to weather the pandemic. The Countryside Education Trust (CET), in Palace Lane, offers residential breaks for...

Plans to revamp New Forest crossroads blackspot go before NPA

PLANS to reconfigure a dangerous New Forest junction are set to be decided by the national park authority. Hampshire County Council has applied for planning permission to realign a section of highway at Ipley crossroads...

Wildlife warning on plan to open up more New Forest coastal paths to walkers...

WILDLIFE havens along the banks of the Beaulieu River could be ruined if Natural England progresses plans to open up miles of the New Forest coastline to walkers and cyclists, local landowner Lord Montagu...

Major work at Hatchet Pond will go ahead this winter

MAJOR work to relocate the car park and remove a public toilet block at the popular New Forest beauty spot of Hatchet Pond will go ahead this winter, Forestry England has confirmed. The actions, part...

Mystery Bronze Age monument discovered in New Forest dig

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered the remains of a significant Bronze Age monument on the Beaulieu Estate dating back more than 4,000 years. During two digs, the team of experts and volunteers unearthed a ring ditch thought...
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