VIDEO: Flytippers dump loft insulation at New Forest pond

FLYTIPPERS have dumped a load of loft insulation at a New Forest pond car park. A Forestry England ranger today (Thursday) taped off the dumping at Whitemoor Pond, near Brockenhurst, to check for evidence before...

Man wanted by police for three years found during drugs crackdown

A MAN wanted by police for three years was among four people arrested during a crackdown on county lines drug offences. Officers from Lymington and New Milton joined with colleagues from Dorset Police and British...

Village brushes up on lockdown art

A COMMUNITY art project is calling on New Forest residents to get their creative juices flowing with works reflecting their feelings about the lockdown and coronavirus. Art From the Heart is being organised by Brockenhurst...

Brockenhurst villagers honoured with Citizen of the Year awards

THREE Brockenhurst villagers who went the extra mile in 2020 have been honoured – alongside a recently departed and much-loved GP. Joyce Kolaczkowski, Elaine Chester and Jane Overall were each honoured with Citizen of the...

Dozens of rubber ducks flytipped at New Forest pond

DOZENS of rubber ducks were found dumped at a New Forest beauty spot, sparking warnings of the dangers to wildlife. Forest rangers spent “a great deal of time” cleaning up the dumped bath toys at...

Body of man found in flat above New Forest street

THE body of a man in his 50s was found in a flat in Brockenhurst on Saturday afternoon. Scenes-of-crime officers were spotted in Brookley Road later that evening, but a spokesperson for Hampshire police told...

‘It’s unjust’ – Pig hotels group slams government after being named and shamed for...

THE Pig hotels group has defended its position after being “named and shamed” by the government for failing to pay workers the minimum wage. The Lyndhurst-based group, which owns seven Pig hotels across the south...

‘My jaw just dropped’ – five New Forest residents named in New Year’s Honours...

FIVE local residents were recognised in the New Year Honours list, including a mental health pioneer and a marathon runner who has raised more than £300,000 for a children’s charity. Also among them was Marcus...

Obituary: Dr Derek Browne – former Brockenhurst GP and exercise enthusiast

A POPULAR and well-respected Brockenhurst GP who served for almost 30 years at the same practice has died aged 78. Dr Derek Browne served on the committees of many local organisations, including as president of...

Pandemic sees the end of Lymington and Brockenhurst Lions Club

PRESSURES of the pandemic have forced the closure of Lymington and Brockenhurst Lions Club after 31 years of fundraising. The group, which has amassed around £175,000 for good causes since its formation, is well known...
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