Charles Channels his fundraising efforts for Crohn’s

SEVERE food poisoning from a fish led to property developer Charles Morgan developing the lifelong crippling inflammatory bowel disease Crohn’s – but brave Charles was so determined not to let the condition rule his...

Brockenhurst high street set for new one-way system

THE main route through the centre of Brockenhurst is to be made one-way from tomorrow (Tuesday) to help shoppers social distance, it has emerged. The restriction will apply on the western end of Brookley Road...

Plug and bray – donkey rescued after getting legs stuck in bog

RESCUERS went to ass-ist a donkey which had become stuck in a muddy bog in the New Forest. A concerned walker raised the alarm after spotting the animal’s front legs were submerged and was unable...

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...

Plans for bike hire shop and car park near railway station are approved despite...

A DISUSED parcel of land next to Ashurst railway station is to be turned in a cycle hire outlet and 32-space car park in a bid to help solve local parking “mayhem”. The national park...

Do you recognise this rubbish? Police hunt flytippers after another New Forest dumping

POLICE are urging people to come forward if they recognise a haul of flytipped waste they discovered in the New Forest on Wednesday afternoon. Pictures of the waste, including wooden pallets and turf, were posted...

Man suffers serious leg injuries in digger accident

A MAN suffered serious leg injuries when a digger fell on him in the New Forest. The alarm was raised around 4.15pm on Sunday, with reports the JCB had fallen on top of the victim’s...
Hampshire County Council budget

‘A great loss’ – village libraries confirmed to close

THE closure of Lyndhurst and Blackfield libraries has been confirmed by Hampshire County Council as part of a £1.76m cost-cutting programme. The community library at Milford will also lose its support, Cllr Sean Woodward, the...

CCTV catches sports club thieves despite recording equipment being stolen

SECURITY at a Sway sports facility will be reviewed after thieves broke into a series of buildings during what appears to be a planned raid. Armed with bolt cutters and other tools three or four...
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