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New Forest pony rescued after falling into swimming pool

New Forest pony rescued after falling into swimming pool

New Forest pony rescued after falling into swimming pool

FIREFIGHTERS rushed to rescue a New Forest pony which took an unexpected plunge in a swimming pool.


PICTURES: Red carpet rolled out for New Forest drama students at awards do

PICTURES: Red carpet rolled out for New Forest drama students at awards do

PICTURES: Red carpet rolled out for New Forest drama students at awards do

NEW Forest drama students were among those celebrated at an awards ceremony complete with a limousine and red carpet.


Ashurst 20-year-old banned from roads for 22 months over cocaine use

Ashurst 20-year-old banned from roads for 22 months over cocaine use

Ashurst 20-year-old banned from roads for 22 months over cocaine use

DRIVING with traces of cocaine in his system landed an Ashurst motorist with a 22-month ban from the roads.


Fatal Ashurst pig attack prompts verderers' dog control warning

Fatal Ashurst pig attack prompts verderers' dog control warning

Fatal Ashurst pig attack prompts verderers' dog control warning

THE owner of a dog which attacked a pig in the New Forest that afterwards had to be humanely destroyed has been hit with a £615 court bill.


Lymington Triathlon Club member died after hitting pothole 'trench' in New Forest road, inquest hears

Lymington Triathlon Club member died after hitting pothole 'trench' in New Forest road, inquest hears

Lymington Triathlon Club member died after hitting pothole 'trench' in New Forest road, inquest hears

A CYCLIST told an inquest how he saw his friend hit a giant pothole in the road before a fatal fall on a ride in the New Forest.


Police warning after spate of vehicle raids in New Forest

Police warning after spate of vehicle raids in New Forest

Police warning after spate of vehicle raids in New Forest

A RECENT spate of thefts from vehicles in two New Forest areas has prompted a warning from police.


Plan for 62 new homes on New Forest grazing land

Plan for 62 new homes on New Forest grazing land

Plan for 62 new homes on New Forest grazing land

A DEVELOPER wants planning permission to build 62 homes – half of which will be affordable – on agricultural land in Ashurst.


New Forest schools shortlisted for car-free trials at pick-up and drop-off times

New Forest schools shortlisted for car-free trials at pick-up and drop-off times

New Forest schools shortlisted for car-free trials at pick-up and drop-off times

THREE NEW Forest schools have been shortlisted to take part in a trial scheme to create car-free areas at pick-up and drop-off times...


How you can take part in local Remembrance events

How you can take part in local Remembrance events

How you can take part in local Remembrance events

DETERMINED to mark this year’s Remembrance despite tough new Covid lockdown laws, the community of Pennington came together a few days early to lay wreaths at the village’s war memorial...


Coronavirus fears shut New Forest Birth Centre until January

Coronavirus fears shut New Forest Birth Centre until January

Coronavirus fears shut New Forest Birth Centre until January

The New Forest Birth Centre is at Ashurst Hospital A BIRTHING centre in Ashurst has temporarily closed because of fears over unsafe staffing levels due…


Cathum becomes university's youngest to gain first-class degree

Cathum becomes university's youngest to gain first-class degree

Cathum becomes university's youngest to gain first-class degree

Cathum Safi gained his first class degree three years after starting it aged 16 A NEW Forest student who started a university degree aged just 16 has…


Plans for bike hire shop and car park near railway station are approved despite traffic concerns

Plans for bike hire shop and car park near railway station are approved despite traffic concerns

Plans for bike hire shop and car park near railway station are approved despite traffic concerns

An artist’s impression of plans for the site near Ashurst station (Picture: Concept Design & Planning) A DISUSED parcel of land next to Ashurst railway…


Raiders rip out £2,500 metal kennels at farm attraction

Raiders rip out £2,500 metal kennels at farm attraction

Raiders rip out £2,500 metal kennels at farm attraction

Longdown Activity Farm shared a video showing the aftermath of the theft THE owner of a popular farm attraction near Ashurst has warned locals to be “extra…


Fly-tipping on the rise, warns Forestry England after latest incidents

Fly-tipping on the rise, warns Forestry England after latest incidents

Fly-tipping on the rise, warns Forestry England after latest incidents

The fly-tipped pile of waste near Longdown Inclosure, Ashurst PEOPLE are being warned of the dangers fly-tipping poses to wildlife amid a rise in incidents…


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