Dog DNA

Ex-police officer on the case with dog DNA business

DOG owners can now find out why their pup is proving tricky to train – with a DNA test. Sway dog behaviourist Sarah Morris is behind Blackdog DNA, which provides tests for mixed-breed dogs, giving...

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...

Firefighters come to rescue of stuck horse Romie who had ‘a bit of a...

HAMPSHIRE firefighters rescued a horse which had a “bit of a nightmare” after getting stuck in a ditch in Sway. The service’s animal rescue advisors and Barn Equine vets went to the aid of 13-year-old...

Villagers lose fight to save historic cottage from demolition

VILLAGERS have lost their fight against a decision to demolish a former blacksmith’s cottage in Sway. The national park authority said there was no need for a formal application for permission to knock down the...

PICTURE GALLERY: Crow feats – Sway’s scarecrow tributes to key workers

SCARECROWS are popping up in people’s gardens in Sway to pay tribute to NHS staff and key workers. Around 15 homes in the village have so far joined in, with organisers expecting more as the...

Care home sets up drive-through service for family visits

A NEW Forest care home found an innovative way for residents to see their loved ones in person safely for the first time since lockdown. Families who had not been able to visit for nearly...

Video: Heath fire destroys acre of land at Sway

FLAMES “30 to 40 feet high” tore through gorse near Sway and destroyed an acre of land yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. Fire crews from Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Burley rushed to Forestry England land opposite Pitmore Lane...

VIDEO: Tiptoe residents hit the street in musical tribute to key workers for Peter...

TIPTOE residents came out into the street yesterday afternoon to give a musical thanks to key workers on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic. In a video uploaded by Charly Copeman, a number of grateful...

Coronavirus: Tributes to sportswoman Diana Townsend (79)

TRIBUTES have been paid to Diana Townsend, a well-known champion of community causes and sportswoman, after she died having contracted coronavirus. Former teacher Diana (79), who lived in Sway, had been suffering from cancer and...

Thirsty villagers help hospice in lockdown ale giveaway

GIVING away one of his ales to villagers in Milford and Sway helped a pub landlord raise £1,185 for Oakhaven Hospice. Brendan and Julie Treacey, who run the Hare & Hounds in Sway and The...
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