North Gorley

PHOTOS: Firefighters scramble to save New Forest thatched cottage

MORE than 60 firefighters raced from across the area to try to save a thatched cottage ablaze in the New Forest. Crews battled the emergency for about six hours yesterday evening (Wednesday) alongside teams sent...

Man jailed for threatening to burn down woman’s house

THREATENING to burn down a woman’s house landed a Bransgore man with an 18-week jail term. Wayne James (37), of Burnt House Lane, had denied stalking the female victim over four days last October. However, Southampton...
Moors Valley Country Park

Same dog blamed for attacks on country park visitors

POLICE believe the same dog is responsible for a series of attacks on people at Moors Valley Country Park, the latest of which left a woman with a bloody leg. The victim, who is in...

Thieves raid shop working ‘flat out’ to serve crisis customers

THE manager of Crow Farm Shop in Ringwood hit out at thieves who smashed their way in and stole a safe as it keeps up with customer demand during the coronavirus pandemic. Alerted by police...

Drug-user who ‘ran at sister with knife’ faces jail sentence

A RINGWOOD man who threatened his sister with a knife after drinking and taking drugs faces jail unless his legal team can find him somewhere to live. Andrew Cooper (22) had lost his accommodation in...
Ringwood attack

Work to begin soon on £229,000 town centre makeover

WORK is set to start later this month on a £229,000 makeover of Ringwood town centre to boost accessibility for cyclists and pedestrians The project has been announced by Hampshire County Council, which is making...

Vandals cause thousands of pounds of damage to classrooms

THOUSANDS of pounds of damage was caused at Ringwood School when vandals smashed skylights, exposing classrooms to rainfall. The intruders targeted two buildings within the grounds of the town facility in Parsonage Barn Lane around...
VE Day

VE Day anniversary organisers appeal for memories and mementos

COMMUNITIES across the New Forest are preparing to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day with appeals to residents to come forward with memories and mementos of the time. The effort is to bring to...
Ringwood post office

Town post office closure sparks appeal for new operator

THE mayor of Ringwood has lamented the news that the town's post office is set to close. The Southampton Road outlet is based in the McColl’s store, but the operator has resigned the role and...

‘Party mansion’ set to go quiet amid battle over noise complaints

THE party appears to be over for boisterous stag and hen dos at a Ringwood mansion after the owner dropped his appeal against enforcement action. Neighbours of the property, known as Crockets, at Linford Road,...
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