Tyres slashed and paint scorched in nighttime attack on Meadens car dealership in Brockenhurst

THIRTEEN cars at a dealership in Brockenhurst were sprayed with paint stripper and had their tyres slashed in what has been described as a ‘totally malicious’ attack that took just 13 minutes. Staff at Meadens...

New Forest in shock after pony found dead in suspected shotgun shooting

THE Forest community was left shocked and disgusted after a pony was found dead with suspected shotgun pellet wounds near Fordingbridge. A resident of Hale Purlieu reported hearing shotgun fire at 7pm on Tuesday, and...

New Forest’s Halo partnership celebrates first anniversary of environmental work

THE first anniversary of an innovative partnership aiming to boost the natural environment was marked with a conference attended by more than 70 delegates. The Green Halo Partnership brings together groups from across central southern...

‘New Forest livestock in danger’ from faulty gate at Beaulieu Road train station

LIVESTOCK are in danger of wandering onto live rails at Beaulieu Road train station because of repeated failures to fix a broken gate, a commuter has warned. Despite repeated complaints to track maintenance organisation Network...

Railway war heroes to be remembered with Brockenhurst station memorial

A MEMORIAL to railway workers who forsook their rights of a reserved occupation to give their lives in the First World War has been dedicated at Brockenhurst railway station. With it comes a public appeal...

Why conservationists are putting the bands back into miles of New Forest streams

A SCHEME to return wetlands to their natural state is being hailed as a victory after more than four miles of artificially straightened channels were restored this year. The drainage was first altered by the...

Plan for new homes in Sway win green light from national park authority

CLAIMS that building three new homes in Sway would constitute over-development did not persuade planning authority members to throw them out. An application to demolish a building in Builders Yard, Station Road, which is used...

Norleywood villagers oppose conifer clearance scheme at New Forest beauty spot

USERS of the popular Norleywood inclosure are angry at plans to deforest an area of the site by cutting down conifer trees, claiming that it will be “completely destroyed”. The Forestry Commission (FC) has confirmed...

Passengers evacuated at Brockenhurst station as train catches fire

RAIL passengers and staff were evacuated as around 20 firefighters responded to a blaze which broke out on a train. The alarm was raised at 11am on Monday after smoke was seen billowing from underneath...

Sway villagers furious as First World War armistice memorials decapitated

VANDALS tore off the heads of Royal British Legion silhouettes of a soldier and nurse at Sway in an act that has outraged villagers. The figures, installed at Jubilee Field to mark the centenary of...
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