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‘Dangerous’ wild boar may be roaming New Forest

‘Dangerous’ wild boar may be roaming New Forest

Evidence that wild boar are roaming the New Forest has been revealed amid an animal charity categorising them as “dangerous”.


Popular craft fairs return to New Milton

Popular craft fairs return to New Milton

Locally produced goods will once again be on offer as popular craft fairs return to a New Milton venue for the first time since the pandemic.


Seal pup born on New Forest river is ‘a first’

Seal pup born on New Forest river is ‘a first’

A seal pup recently born on a New Forest river is believed to be the first of its kind in the county’s waters.


CCTV released by police investigating theft

CCTV released by police investigating theft

Police have released a CCTV picture of a man they are hunting after items were stolen from a vehicle in Ringwood.


Car wedged on barrier after crash on A35

Car wedged on barrier after crash on A35

Firefighters had to help a person out of a car which became wedged on a barrier after a crash on the A35 near Christchurch.


Met Office issues weather warning

Met Office issues weather warning

Heavy rain across the New Forest and Christchurch tomorrow (Friday) could cause travel disruption, the Met Office is warning.


Make a difference to lives with a career in adult social care

Make a difference to lives with a career in adult social care

The government has announced measures to reaffirm care work as a career and provide new accredited qualifications.


‘High-quality teaching’ – praise for Brockenhurst College in latest Ofsted rating

‘High-quality teaching’ – praise for Brockenhurst College in latest Ofsted rating

Brockenhurst College leaders say they are proud of an Ofsted report which has rated them ‘good’ in all sectors.


New food waste collection to “significantly” improve recycling rates in Forest

New food waste collection to “significantly” improve recycling rates in Forest

A plan to introduce weekly food waste collections across the New Forest will make a “significant impact” towards increasing recycling rates.


New Forest teen among five arrested as suspected stolen goods seized

New Forest teen among five arrested as suspected stolen goods seized

A New Forest teenager was among five people arrested as police seized hauls of suspected stolen goods in Dorset towns.


‘Watered down’ quarry sites response called in by opposition

‘Watered down’ quarry sites response called in by opposition

New Forest District Council’s response to plans for mineral extraction in the area have been “watered down” say opposition members.


Blood Brothers, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Blood Brothers, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

The opening night of Blood Brothers at Mayflower Theatre Southampton received a well-deserved rousing standing ovation from the audience.


Councillors divided over response on care home axe

Councillors divided over response on care home axe

The closure of a Lymington care home has divided the town council over its response.


Fees overhaul for historic toll bridge a step closer

Fees overhaul for historic toll bridge a step closer

Plans to charge previously exempt motorists to cross a historic toll bridge near Totton have moved a step closer to being introduced.


Flats at historic former New Milton pub go on sale

Flats at historic former New Milton pub go on sale

Flats at a historic former pub in New Milton are now being offered.


Hundreds celebrate opening of new community store

Hundreds celebrate opening of new community store

Hundreds turned out to celebrate the launch of a new community store, marking the culmination of a six-year, £700,000 fundraising project.


Lorry driver in court over unsecured load which fell on pedestrian

Lorry driver in court over unsecured load which fell on pedestrian

A driver accused of causing serious injuries to a pedestrian after an unsecured lorry shed its load in Lyndhurst has appeared in court.


Thousands sign petition calling for halt to school spending cuts

Thousands sign petition calling for halt to school spending cuts

A petition is calling on BCP Council to reject government calls to sign up to a scheme that would push more SEND children into mainstream schools.


What New Forest residents will pay as full council tax amounts revealed

What New Forest residents will pay as full council tax amounts revealed

Residents in the New Forest will see their council tax bills hiked by almost 5% from April.


Teen dies after car ploughs into tree off main road

Teen dies after car ploughs into tree off main road

A motorist has died after a car ploughed into a tree off a main road near Somerley yesterday (Monday) morning.


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