Forest Kitchen

Forest Kitchen adds to village high street’s shopping menu

BROCKENHURST’S parish council chairman was one of the first customers at a newly opened food shop as the village looks to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic. Cllr Pete Wales was at the head of...

New Forest villages unite in fight against disposable barbecues

THREE villages and 18 stores are disposable barbecue free, two weeks after the national park authority called for an outright ban. All shops in Ashurst, Lyndhurst and Brockenhurst answered the NPA’s call to stop offering...

‘Ban the ice cream van’ – residents want action over crowd damage to riverbank

MEASURES to limit visitors to a popular riverside spot at Brockenhurst – such as patrols and banning ice cream vans – have been mooted by residents concerned overcrowding is harming the area. The latest parish...

Plans to demolish historic buildings at village entrance

PROPOSALS to replace a set of historic buildings in Brockenhurst with a café and holiday accommodation aimed at cyclists are being opposed by local groups and residents. Farooq Ahmed is seeking consent from the national...

No trains between Brockenhurst and Lymington stations as tree blocks tracks

TRAIN services between Brockenhurst and Lymington stations are blocked this morning (Thursday) after a tree blocked the line. A replacement bus will be running between the stations until the line is reopened. South Western Railway...
Brockenhurst post office

Opening date revealed for new village Post Office

BROCKENHURST’S Post Office will be open for businesses at its new home from 10th June, it has been confirmed. Karen and Richard Dance, the owners of its new base, the Welcome store, said they were...

Plea to open public toilets after human waste found at Forest beauty spot

A PLEA has been made for public toilets to be opened ahead of the bank holiday weekend after claims human excrement was found at Longslade Bottom. The find was revealed by members of Brockenhurst Parish...

New Forest Tesco Express raids – man due in court

A MAN is due to appear in court charged with conspiracy to commit burglary in connection with five raids on Tesco Express stores including two New Forest branches. Cash boxes were stolen in each of...

Pre-school given green light for new £60,000 building

BROCKENHURST Pre-School has been given a boost in its battle for survival after its desired location for a new building won planning approval. The school must raise £60,000 to pay for the building that will...

Two more charged over explosive cash machine raids

A TOTAL of five people have now been charged in connection with a series of explosive raids on cash machines, including one at a Brockenhurst convenience store. The New Forest offence in September last year...
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