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Villagers call for brakes on 'highly dangerous' removal of bridge weight limit

Villagers call for brakes on 'highly dangerous' removal of bridge weight limit

Villagers call for brakes on 'highly dangerous' removal of bridge weight limit

THE lifting of weight restrictions on a Brockenhurst bridge has been branded “highly dangerous” by angry residents.


Obituary: Gordon Fillis – former governor of Colbury's Foxhills school

Obituary: Gordon Fillis – former governor of Colbury's Foxhills school

Obituary: Gordon Fillis – former governor of Colbury's Foxhills school

A WELL-LOVED member for many years of St John Ambulance and a former governor of Foxhills Junior School, Gordon Fillis, has died at the age of 93.


Cllr Keith Mans replaced as Hampshire County Council leader

Cllr Keith Mans replaced as Hampshire County Council leader

Cllr Keith Mans replaced as Hampshire County Council leader

BROCKENHURST'S county councillor Keith Mans has been replaced by Cllr Rob Humby as Conservative leader of Hampshire County Council.


New Forest village's jubilee tree pleas rejected again

New Forest village's jubilee tree pleas rejected again

New Forest village's jubilee tree pleas rejected again

A REQUEST to plant a dozen oak trees in Burley to commemorate the Queen’s platinum jubilee has been thrown out by the verderers for a second time.

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Three arrested after cyclist hurt in hit-and-run

Three arrested after cyclist hurt in hit-and-run

Three arrested after cyclist hurt in hit-and-run

THREE people were arrested after a hit-and-run collision involving a car that hurt a cyclist and brought down power lines in Twiggs Lane, Marchwood.


Inside the sprawling Burley mansion on market for £7.75m

Inside the sprawling Burley mansion on market for £7.75m

Inside the sprawling Burley mansion on market for £7.75m

ONE of the foremost properties in the New Forest has hit the market for £7.75m.


'The thud of the impact will haunt your sleep' – Forest speeders warned

'The thud of the impact will haunt your sleep' – Forest speeders warned

'The thud of the impact will haunt your sleep' – Forest speeders warned

A CAMPAIGN group has delivered a stark warning after a driver was caught at 64mph at a notorious New Forest animal accident blackspot.

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New Forest man in court over £32,500 cannabis charge

New Forest man in court over £32,500 cannabis charge

New Forest man in court over £32,500 cannabis charge

BEING involved in the supply of around £32,500 of cannabis landed a New Forest man with a suspended prison sentence.

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Forgotten army of the New Forest's 'lumberjills'

Forgotten army of the New Forest's 'lumberjills'

Forgotten army of the New Forest's 'lumberjills'

THEY were the lumberjills: members of the Women’s Timber Corps launched 80 years ago which sent hundreds to work in the New Forest during WWII.


Brockenhurst festival to return this summer

Brockenhurst festival to return this summer

Brockenhurst festival to return this summer

AFTER a two-year absence due to the pandemic, a family friendly beer festival in Brockenhurst is back this summer.


Police arrest suspected drug-driver during speed crackdown at New Forest blackspot

Police arrest suspected drug-driver during speed crackdown at New Forest blackspot

Police arrest suspected drug-driver during speed crackdown at New Forest blackspot

A SUSPECTED drug-driver was arrested as police joined another multi-agency speeding crackdown on a notorious Forest animal accident black spot route.


Approval given for competing schemes at village's former B&B

Approval given for competing schemes at village's former B&B

Approval given for competing schemes at village's former B&B

PLANS to turn a former B&B into a home for people with mental illness have been thrown into doubt amid competing proposals winning the green light.

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Rescue for horse trapped in New Forest marsh

Rescue for horse trapped in New Forest marsh

Rescue for horse trapped in New Forest marsh

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a horse which became stuck in a drainage channel on marshland near Buckler's Hard.


Menu revamp for New Forest raw food restaurant

Menu revamp for New Forest raw food restaurant

Menu revamp for New Forest raw food restaurant

NESTLED in the idyllic grounds of Lyndhurst’s Lime Wood Hotel, Raw and Cured restaurant has recently reworked its superfood-inspired menu


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