Teen dressed for success in her fight for mental health

A BROCKENHURST teenager has launched her own clothing brand in a bid to help normalise the mental health challenges that many people face. After being diagnosed with autism a number of years ago, 18-year-old Lauren...

PHOTOS: Brockenhurst College high-flyers celebrated at gala awards night

HIGH-ACHIEVING students from Brockenhurst College have been celebrated at a gala awards night. More than 150 guests attended the evening in which 37 awards were presented for excellence in learning or significant contributions to the...

Danger warning signs could be put up at bridge after horror plunge

THE dangers of jumping off Brockenhurst Bridge will be highlighted with new warning signs set to be installed in the wake of a 10-year-old boy taking a leap and suffering serious injuries. Backroom talks have...

Enjoy a spa and help raise money for an elephant sanctuary in Laos

A LUXURY Thai spa in the New Forest has pledged to raise more than £15,000 for an elephant conservation charity in Laos. The sacred national emblem of Thailand, the Asian elephant is under serious threat...
Brockenhurst Sainsbury's

Concern over village shop closures raised with council leaders

CONCERNS about a string of Brockenhurst shops facing closure reported in the A&T were raised at a meeting of New Forest District Council. Cllr Jan Duke, a Conservative member for Boldre and Sway, questioned in...
New Forest Marathon

PICTURES: Thousands turn out for the New Forest Marathon

THOUSANDS of runners descended on New Park, Brockenhurst, for the New Forest Marathon yesterday (Sunday). The event, which is now in its 32nd year, had six races throughout the day including the full marathon, half...

Solicitor threatens charity with legal action over ‘noisy’ play park

A SOLICITOR has threatened legal action against the charity which runs Brockenhurst’s multi-use games area, claiming noisy youngsters are causing her family “significant nuisance”. Marie Sampson says youths use the Highwood Road facility which borders...

Safety warning after boy (10) hospitalised in leap from river bridge

A WARNING has been issued by the district council after a boy suffered serious ankle injuries after jumping from a bridge into shallow waters in Brockenhurst. The 10-year-old, who was reportedly on holiday in the...
The Pig Brockenhurst

New recipe book shares secrets of The Pig restaurants’ success

WHEN the original Pig opened in Brockenhurst in 2011 the inspiration was to bring the kitchen garden right into the heart of the hotel, placing homegrown and locally sourced food at the very top...
Alan Girling

Alan Girling: Property developer, chartered surveyor and farmer

RETIRED property developer and farmer Alan Girling has died aged 80 after a long illness. He was born on the Isle of Wight in March 1939 to Victor and Olive who lived in Newport. His...
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