Heatherstone Grange

Angry residents living in new homes ‘wasteland’ demand action

FED-UP residents of a flagship estate near Bransgore who accused developers of neglecting the open spaces fear it will still not be properly looked after by New Forest District Council even though it will...
MP Tobias Ellwood, Dr Henry Goodall and Second World War veteran Laurie Weede

Modern technology tells stirring story of RAF’s New Forest airfields

NEW state-of-the-art displays telling the story of New Forest airfields during the Second World War has been unveiled at a memorial and heritage centre in Bransgore. The Friends of the New Forest Airfields (FONFA) welcomed...
Patrick Earnshaw in Highcliffe School's head teacher

Schools alert over ‘attempted child snatch’ was false alarm, say police

REPORTS that a driver tried to snatch a child in Bransgore were a false alarm, according to Hampshire police. Highcliffe School had issued a warning to parents after one of its pupils was invited by a...

The Woolpack Inn: picturesque 17th century pub offers warm welcome

FAMED for its Sunday roasts and fish and chips served wrapped in the A&T, the picturesque Woolpack Inn is the most prominent landmark in the small village of Sopley which neighbours Bransgore. The chocolate box...

Darts ace Scott Mitchell ‘unfortunate’ to miss out on PDC tour card

BRANSGORE darts ace Scott Mitchell has missed out on grabbing a card for the lucrative PDC tour. Speaking to the A&T, the ex-BDO World Champion lamented the result but noted that over the four days...

Dog killed and owner injured in hit-and-run collision in Bransgore

A HIT-and-run driver is being sought after killing a dog and injuring its owner in an incident in a New Forest village. Nathan James (28) has described how he was walking along Burley Road, Bransgore,...

Police seize and destroy imitation gun carried by youngster

POLICE seized a realistic imitation gun from a youngster in Bransgore at the weekend. Responding to reports the fake firearm was being carried by a boy who was out with friends in the village on...

Win tickets to drive-in movie experience at old New Forest aerodrome

Competition closed FILM buffs can enjoy a weekend of classic movies and recent blockbusters at a pop-up drive-in cinema near Bransgore. The special events, which will run from 14th-16th June, will show classics like Pretty Woman,...
Richard Frampton

Forest farmer tickles the nation with Dickies Dribble on Radio 1

BRANSGORE farmer-turned-cider maker Richard Frampton has been tickling the nation after becoming the unlikely star of a new feature on BBC Radio 1’s Scott Mills show. The former district councillor, who began making Dickies Dribble...
Derritt Lane

Flooded lane claims FIVE cars after safety warnings ignored

A LANE flooded by Storm Brendan claimed five cars today (Wednesday) – with some of the occupants having to be rescued by firefighters in a boat. Two BMWs, a Land Rover Freelander, a Jaguar and...
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