The Pig Brockenhurst

Pig fails to bring home the bacon in raid on village greengrocers

A PIG failed to bring home the bacon when it popped into a New Forest vegetable store for some early Christmas shopping. The hog became the pork of the town when it trotted into Village...

BMW driver badly hurt in Brockenhurst railway bridge crash

A MOTORIST was badly hurt when a BMW ploughed into a Brockenhurst railway bridge yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. The incident involving the sports car took place on the B3055 Sway Road around 12.20pm, leaving its driver,...

Paramedics hurt after collision with car near train gates

AN ambulance and a car collided in the centre of Brockenhurst last night (Wednesday), leaving casualties trapped in both vehicles. It is understood the emergency vehicle was on blue lights responding to a call-out when...
New Forest climate change

Push for New Forest to forge ahead with zero-carbon solutions

MORE than 200 people were at Brockenhurst village hall to hear from a panel of experts on the need for a net zero-carbon Britain by 2030 and what that means for people in the...
New Forest Activity Centre

National park refuses couple’s £1.5m eco-home as ‘not special enough’

A NEW £1.5m “eco-home” on a controversial site in Brockenhurst has been turned down by the national park authority after it was judged not to be special enough. Landowner Guy McNair-Wilson, an architectural designer who...
New Forest Activity Centre

Park authority set to reject £1.5m home at New Forest ‘theme park’ site

A PROPOSED £1.5m house billed as a way of ending fears of a "theme park" in the heart of the New Forest is set to be rejected by the national park authority. A contemporary single-storey...
Rhinefield House Hotel, Brockenhurst

New Forest hotel makes star appearance in Netflix’s The Crown

A HIT drama series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II recorded scenes in a Brockenhurst hotel. Netflix’s The Crown, which is the second most expensive show ever made behind Game of Thrones, filmed parts...
Annie Baughan

Popular GP might have blacked out moments before fatal car crash

A POPULAR GP who died after her car collided with a lorry had a heart abnormality which could have caused her to black out at the wheel, an inquest heard. Dr Annie Baughan (61) had...
The Pig review

The Pig: Laid-back and local inspires new lunch menu

AS we arrived via the sweeping gravel drive my first impressions of The Pig at Brockenhurst are of an idyllic period hunting lodge set in manicured mature grounds. But step inside and the beautifully warm...
Brockenhurst Sainsbury's

Mystery donor treats axed village shop staff to farewell dinner

STAFF from the shut-down Sainsbury’s store in Brockenhurst who met up for a farewell meal at a local hotel were stunned when a guest paid their £400 bill. A dozen people who worked together in...
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