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...

Volunteers clock 130 ‘speeders’ in just one hour on New Forest lane

A GROUP of Boldre residents who got together to combat speeding drivers clocked 130 cars going over the limit in just an hour. Volunteers have taken to the streets to use speed indicator gadgets after...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

Fresh plans for business units would ‘destroy’ river views, warn objectors

FRESH plans have been submitted to redevelop a prominent site on the east bank of the River Lymington with business units. The scheme for a block of 11 premises follows the refusal by New Forest...
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...
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