A337 fatal crash

Woman (61) dies from injuries after main road crash with lorry

A SWAY woman suffered fatal injuries in a crash near Brockenhurst on Thursday afternoon. The 61-year-old had been driving a Skoda when it was involved in a collision with a lorry on the A337 around...

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,...

Five arrested in police raids over Brockenhurst cash machine explosion

DAWN raids involving 150 police officers have led to the arrest of five people suspected of using explosive gas to break into cash machines, including one at a Brockenhurst convenience store. The New Forest incident...
Brockenhurst takeaway death

Brockenhurst takeaway chef died after ‘blow to the head with a ladle’, inquest told

A BROCKENHURST takeaway chef died from bleeding on the brain after a "scuffle" with the senior chef in which he was possibly struck on the head with a ladle, an inquest heard. Xiu Bin Wang...

Gates put up at Brockenhurst Primary School amid safety fears

HUGE gates and screening put up at Brockenhurst Primary School following claims by the headteacher that passers-by have been talking to pupils and even taking photos of them have angered some parents. The measures, which...
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...
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...
Brockenhurst level crossing accident

New Forest rail line reopened after level crossing accident

A ROAD accident at Brockenhurst’s level crossing brought services between Bournemouth and Southampton Central to a complete halt this morning. Disruption was expected to last until about 10am with South Western Railway warning of cancellations,...
New Forest selfies

Stop the selfies! Camera-shy New Forest animals kick out at visitors

TOURISTS visiting the New Forest are ignoring pleas not to take selfies with animals despite being warned of the dangers. A campaign called Keep Your Distance was launched at the beginning of summer appealing to...

Brockenhurst Post Office set for closure this summer

BROCKENHURST’S post office will shut this summer – unless somebody comes forward to take over the business. Postmistress Elizabeth Kernaghan has announced she is to step down after a year in the role at the...
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