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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…


New Forest villages unite in fight against disposable barbecues

New Forest villages unite in fight against disposable barbecues

New Forest villages unite in fight against disposable barbecues

Disposable barbecues have been responsible for a number of fire incidents in the Forest THREE villages and 18 stores are disposable barbecue free, two…


Longdown farm owners 'overcome and humbled' after animal funding appeal smashes target

Longdown farm owners 'overcome and humbled' after animal funding appeal smashes target

Longdown farm owners 'overcome and humbled' after animal funding appeal smashes target

Longdown's 'Farmer Bryan' has thanked all those who contributed THE owners of a popular farm which has been visited by families for generations have been…


Depressed man 'wrestling with mental health' before railway suicide

Depressed man 'wrestling with mental health' before railway suicide

Depressed man 'wrestling with mental health' before railway suicide

Patrick Norum's inquest was held at the coroner's court in Winchester A DEPRESSED man who was killed by a train sent a text message to his mother moments…


Police hunting motorcyclist suspect after house ransacked

Police hunting motorcyclist suspect after house ransacked

Police hunting motorcyclist suspect after house ransacked

The property was broken into after this motorcyclist knocked on the front door POLICE have released this CCTV image of a motorcyclist they want to trace…


Children invited to go wild at opening of new nature play park

Children invited to go wild at opening of new nature play park

Children invited to go wild at opening of new nature play park

The play park in Ashurst will be similar to the one in Stanford Rise Green, Sway FAMILIES are being invited to the launch of a new children's wild play…


Driver trapped in taxi as wind brings down tree and power lines

Driver trapped in taxi as wind brings down tree and power lines

Driver trapped in taxi as wind brings down tree and power lines

The driver was taken to hospital after being cut free by firefighters in Knellers Lane, Ashurst (Photo: South Central Ambulance Service) A TAXI driver…


Man killed after being hit by train near New Forest railway station

Man killed after being hit by train near New Forest railway station

Man killed after being hit by train near New Forest railway station

The incident happened on the line in Foxhills, just east of Ashurst New Forest train station A PERSON was killed on the New Forest railway line after…


Ten years' jail for 'dangerous' thug who bottled friend and carjacked driver

Ten years' jail for 'dangerous' thug who bottled friend and carjacked driver

Ten years' jail for 'dangerous' thug who bottled friend and carjacked driver

Bradie Shkensberg was slated by judge Peter Henry for his behaviour. A “DANGEROUS” thug who repeatedly bottled a friend and then carjacked a motorist…


Residents raise a glass to pub's new pop-up post office

Residents raise a glass to pub's new pop-up post office

Residents raise a glass to pub's new pop-up post office

Resident Fay Bratcher (left) with Michela Horner and Happy Cheese assistant manager Harriet Frampton AN Ashurst pub is the new venue for a twice weekly…


Children asked to help design new wild play park in Ashurst

Children asked to help design new wild play park in Ashurst

Children asked to help design new wild play park in Ashurst

A wild play park already built in Holbury KIDS are being asked to help design a new wild play site in Ashurst which could feature dens, balancing logs…


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