Oak trees illegally felled in New Forest

TWELVE oak trees were illegally felled at a New Forest site, and the national park authority has taken out a High Court injunction to save more from the axe. The NPA took action to prevent...

Weather warning for New Forest and Christchurch as Storm Christoph hits UK

STORM Christoph will touch down with heavy rain and a flood warning for the New Forest and Christchurch tomorrow (Wednesday) morning. The yellow alert was issued by the Met Office with Christoph bringing “multiple hazards”...

‘Unlucky’ kitesurfer rescued after sudden wind drop leaves them stranded

A KITESURFER was rescued after becoming stranded near the entrance to the Lymington River. The town’s RNLI answered the call-out shortly after midday on Saturday, with reports the kitesurfer had got into difficulty after the...

Police slam ‘not local’ visitors amid packed New Forest car parks during lockdown

POLICE have criticised visitors who packed New Forest car parks on Sunday, with some having travelled from as far as Guildford. Totton officers have now made a plea for the public to take the ‘stay...

Body found in flat above New Forest restaurant

THE body of a man in his 50s was found in a flat above an Indian restaurant in Brockenhurst on Saturday afternoon. Scenes-of-crime officers were spotted at the Dynasty outlet on Brookley Road later that...

‘Scary’ moment car erupts into fireball, seconds after pulling over

A RINGWOOD woman described the “scary” scene of a car going up in flames on the A31 yesterday (Sunday) evening. Katrina Beanie said she and her partner were driving towards Ringwood when they saw flames...
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Developer given warning about breaking promise to build £1m bridge at Lymington Shores

LYMINGTON councillors have warned developer Redrow Homes its reputation will be damaged if it ploughs ahead with a bid to break a promise to build a £1m railway footbridge. The housebuilder has applied to New...

New Forest GP slams Swayne’s ‘demoralising’ comments on lockdown

A NEW Forest GP has attacked Sir Desmond Swayne MP for his criticism of the lockdown policy, calling his comments “demoralising” for NHS staff. Dr Sally Johnston said she was “very sorry” to hear Sir...

New Milford bakery rises from Amanda’s lockdown hobby

INSPIRED by her lockdown success baking sweet treats for NHS staff and hardworking teachers, Milford mum Amanda Maidment has grown her hobby into a new village bakery. Boasting a mouth-watering array of freshly baked loaves,...

Closed hotels and pubs donate fresh supplies to New Forest food bank

NEW Forest businesses forced to close over Christmas due to coronavirus restrictions generously donated stock to a local food bank. Volunteers at the Lymington-based New Forest Basics Bank were delighted to receive the large hauls...
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