Holmsley Bridge

Road under Holmsley bridge set for temporary closure

THE road running underneath Holmsley bridge will be temporarily closed for an inspection ahead of major engineering work to replace the A35 crossing. The C10 Station Road, near Burley, will be shut during off-peak hours...

New Forest currency trader faces US jail after latest appeal fails

A NEW Forest man could return to a US jail after his second bid to challenge convictions for a £3.5bn energy deal fraud was rejected by the country’s highest court. Mark Johnson, from Burley, had...
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PICTURES: Remembrance under lockdown – communities honour the fallen

PEOPLE across the New Forest and Christchurch honoured the fallen differently this year as the pandemic forced the scaling-back of annual Remembrance Sunday commemorations. There were comparatively modest and socially distanced wreath-laying ceremonies at war...

Four rescued from car after engine cuts out as driver tried to cross New...

FOUR people had to be rescued by firefighters after their car was stranded in a flooded ford in the New Forest following torrential rain on Saturday night. The driver of the Mercedes tried to cross...

New coffee shop and playpark approved on site of derelict buildings in village centre

A NEW coffee shop, children’s playpark and entertainment space can be built in Burley after the national park authority approved the plans. As reported in the A&T, applicant Nigel Blow applied to demolish several derelict...

New Forest Fairy Festival cancelled by Public Health England

THE New Forest Fairy Festival, due to have been held in Burley this weekend, has been cancelled. Organisers announced the “devastating” news on Facebook on Wednesday afternoon, saying Public Heath England had taken the decision...

New appeal in the US for Forest money trader convicted of £3.5bn fraud

A BURLEY currency trader who faces jail in the US unless he can overturn his conviction for an energy deal fraud worth £3.5bn has launched a new legal challenge. Mark Johnson’s lawyers have appealed a...
dogstival 2020

PICTURES: Puppy love as thousands turn up for revamped Dogstival

MORE than 6,500 people flocked to Dogstival over the weekend, enjoying the sunshine and the freedom to attend an event after so many have been cancelled this year due to the pandemic. Many praised the...

Asbestos alert over latest pile of waste dumped in New Forest

A PILE of hazardous waste containing what appears to be asbestos was dumped in the New Forest yesterday (Sunday). Dash cam footage is being sought to help find the flytippers, who are believed to have...

Major New Forest outdoor events confirmed to return this summer

TWO major New Forest events have confirmed their return this summer following the government announcement that live outdoor performances can take place. Lymington Seafood Festival will run from Saturday 29th to Monday 31st August at...
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