Plug and bray – donkey rescued after getting legs stuck in bog

RESCUERS went to ass-ist a donkey which had become stuck in a muddy bog in the New Forest. A concerned walker raised the alarm after spotting the animal’s front legs were submerged and was unable...

Do you recognise this rubbish? Police hunt flytippers after another New Forest dumping

POLICE are urging people to come forward if they recognise a haul of flytipped waste they discovered in the New Forest on Wednesday afternoon. Pictures of the waste, including wooden pallets and turf, were posted...

Man suffers serious leg injuries in digger accident

A MAN suffered serious leg injuries when a digger fell on him in the New Forest. The alarm was raised around 4.15pm on Sunday, with reports the JCB had fallen on top of the victim’s...

Two more large flytips in the New Forest

INVESTIGATIONS have been launched into two large flytips in the New Forest, one of which blocked residents in. A pile of rubbish, including doors, pipework and rubble was dumped across an access track to Shepherds...

Garage destroyed in early-morning blaze

FIREFIGHTERS tackled flames that ripped through a New Forest commercial garage in the early hours of today (Monday). The alarm was raised around 2am after a blaze broke out at the premises off Brook Hill...

Village inn and golf club on the market for £4 million

A HISTORIC New Forest golf club and village inn have been put up for sale with a £4m price tag. The Grade 2 listed Bell Inn at Brook has been owned by the Crosthwaite-Eyre family...

Disability charity makes urgent funding plea to help stay open

A CHARITY has launched an urgent fundraising appeal so it can continue to support people with learning disabilities and autism during the coronavirus crisis. The Minstead Trust was set up in 1986 and currently helps...
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Police seize BMW speeding at 84mph through accident blackspot

AN uninsured BMW driver had his car seized after he was caught travelling at 84mph at night along one of the worst animal accident blackspot routes in the New Forest. The motorist was going at...

Fears grow as three more New Forest sheep stabbed to death

THREE sheep have been found dead in the New Forest sparking yet more fears that modern-day Satanists are targeting animals in the area. The latest revelations of gruesome killings bring the total death toll to...
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Rare species nature reserve wins £28,000 to boost bog standard

A NATURE reserve in the New Forest which is home to rare plants, invertebrates and reptiles has been awarded £28,000 for improvements. Landford bog, which is around the size of 11 football pitches, is a...
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