Generous Paul gives £100,000 charity donation to Rose Road Association

A GENEROUS New Forest businessman has donated £100,000 to a charity supporting young people with multiple learning and physical disabilities. The Rose Road Association provides overnight respite care for anyone aged up to 25 which...

Record-breaking entries for New Forest foal show at Beaulieu Road

THE New Forest Livestock Society’s pre-foal show at the October Beaulieu Road pony sale saw record breaking entries this year with over 20 foals entered and forward on the day. Four classes were held, each...

Disabled passenger demands rail improvements after string of let-downs

“UPSET and annoyed” – these are the words of a disabled train user who has faced continued failures by rail staff to provide accessible services. A catalogue of incidents encountered by New Milton resident Michael...

Hit-and-run sheep deaths renew calls for more New Forest road signs

THE owner of two sheep mutilated in a horrific hit-and-run incident on Monday evening has called for better signage on New Forest roads. The animals, which were discovered on the B3079 just outside Bramshaw Church...

National parks review chair comes face to face with New Forest concerns

THE MAN leading a government review of national parks came face to face with the concerns of New Forest people when he visited as part of a national tour. Julian Glover was appointed in May...

New Forest businesses left in internet slow lane as superfast cash runs out

BUSINESSES in isolated areas in the New Forest are being left left without a reliable internet connection after it was judged too expensive to link them up. They are among the 2.6% of dwellings in...
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Hampshire County Council leader urges government to pay £25m Redbridge causeway repairs

THE leader of Hampshire County Council (HCC) has publicly called on the government to stump up £25m for repairs to keep traffic flowing unhindered over a key river crossing between the New Forest and...

Foresters join London demonstration for ‘People’s Vote’ on Brexit deal

CAMPAIGNERS from the New Forest were among up to 700,000 protestors estimated to have marched through London last week to demand a referendum on the final Brexit deal. Six coaches left from Ringwood and Southampton...

New Forest Tour bus passengers spent £630,000 as heatwave boosts use

MORE than £630,000 was spent locally by bus passengers on the New Forest Tour this year as customer numbers jumped by 15% in the sunny weather, the national park authority has revealed. The popular open...

Town council names-promise unlocks permission for Ringwood war memorial revamp

REFURBISHING Ringwood’s war memorial has been given the go-ahead after promises by the town council not to change the presentation of the names. The scheme for the Grade II listed structure in Christchurch Road was...
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