Masked raiders take £25,000 of garden machinery as firm hit again

GARDENING equipment valued at up to £25,000 was stolen by masked raiders who forced their way into a New Forest garden machinery store. The gang targeted SPG Mowers, at Battramsley Farm off Shirley Holms Road...

Plans to move village shop after more than 100 years on same site

PLANS have been revealed to secure the future of a popular New Forest community shop by relocating to a new extension at the local village hall. The Pilley Community Shop and post office, which is...
New Forest sheep

Sheep found ‘mutilated’ in latest New Forest animal attack

POLICE are probing the death of a New Forest sheep reportedly found cut open with its entrails removed. This comes weeks after a spate of animal stabbings late last year sparked fears a Satanic-style cult...
East End Arms review

Basil takes a dog’s-eye view of the world at the pretty East End Arms...

WITH the New Forest home to thousands of dogs and their owners, a watering hole that suits both visitors and their canine companions is always appreciated. Here Basil the Australian labradoodle – with a...

Police launch manhunt for house burglary suspect

A MANHUNT has been launched after bank cards were stolen in a Boldre house burglary and later fraudulently used several times. Police want to trace 25-year-old Jack Cooper in connection with the break-in at a...

Plaque honouring war hero who captured Nazi Enigma machine unveiled in his New Forest...

A PLAQUE posthumously honouring a local war hero who captured a Nazi Enigma code machine has been installed at Boldre Church on the centenary of his birth. Lieutenant-Commander David Balme led a boarding party onto...
Rec pavilion

Major revamp planned for village recreation ground and pavilion

A MAJOR revamp is being planned for Boldre pavilion and recreation ground after the demise of the local football team. The parish council is drawing up changes to the building and field off Pilley Street...
A road sign for East Boldre

Councils team up to find replacement for axed Saturday bus service

COUNCILLORS are teaming up to try to find a way of replacing a Saturday bus facing the axe from subsidy cuts. Members of Boldre and East Boldre parish councils were due to have met on...

Norleywood villagers oppose conifer clearance scheme at New Forest beauty spot

USERS of the popular Norleywood inclosure are angry at plans to deforest an area of the site by cutting down conifer trees, claiming that it will be “completely destroyed”. The Forestry Commission (FC) has confirmed...

Lymington salutes Sir Harry with unveiling of £100,000 monument renovation project

A NEGLECTED town monument that for decades was hidden amid trees and covered with dirt has been unveiled after a £100,000-plus restoration project. Years of work have culminated in the 76ft Burrard Neale Monument emerging...
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