POLICE are warning "frustrated" residents not to set up vigilante-style groups to tackle crime themselves.
FEARS of increased anti-social behaviour were raised as residents and stakeholders heard more about major plans to enhance Ashley recreation ground.
BALLARD schoolchildren and parents face being left more than £25,000 out of pocket despite a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Kenya being cancelled.
TWO axes and a knife were discovered in a New Forest street during a crackdown on crime involving blades.
COUNSELLING has been offered to staff and pupils at Arnewood School following the death of 15-year-old student Max Thurnell-Read.
A NEW Milton man has been arrested after a teenage boy was sexually assaulted by a would-be robber in Bournemouth.
POLICE have arrested a man following a string of catalytic converter thefts in the New Forest during one night.
A FOOTBALL referee and dad of two has raised more than £4k by completing a marathon running, cycling and rowing event while undergoing chemotherapy.
TWO high street branches of Barclays will be closing their doors to customers in July.
CONCERNS were raised for native plants amid talks over a New Milton beauty spot hosting a community garden to boost health and wellbeing.
AN Everton mum and daughter battling cancer have launched a series of fundraising tasks to raise thousands for charities which have supported them.
LOCALLY-monitored CCTV could be installed at Barton to deter troublemakers following a string of vandalism incidents.
PROTECTING independent businesses is a key part of the New Milton Neighbourhood Plan, town councillors assured as they called for residents to vote.
FEARS for a protected New Milton tree have led district councillors to throw out a second bid to build on the garden of a Mount Avenue property.
FIREFIGHTERS have rushed to deal with a huge blaze in Bashley, which reportedly started in a stable block.
A CHARITY’S plan to stage a late summer family festival in New Milton prompted fears damage could be caused to the local football club’s ground.