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Prepare for the pigs! Autumn pannage dates revealed for New Forest

Prepare for the pigs! Autumn pannage dates revealed for New Forest

Prepare for the pigs! Autumn pannage dates revealed for New Forest

THE dates of this autumn’s pannage season have been announced.

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Countdown to the New Forest Show

Countdown to the New Forest Show

Countdown to the New Forest Show

THE New Forest Show will make its long-awaited return next week to celebrate its centenary after a two-year absence due to the pandemic.

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Speeding drivers caught on New Forest road where ponies were killed

Speeding drivers caught on New Forest road where ponies were killed

Speeding drivers caught on New Forest road where ponies were killed

THREE drivers were given speeding tickets by police on a road where two ponies were killed just a week previously.


Duke of Edinburgh Award teens’ ‘undesirable’ behaviour in the New Forest

Duke of Edinburgh Award teens’ ‘undesirable’ behaviour in the New Forest

Duke of Edinburgh Award teens’ ‘undesirable’ behaviour in the New Forest

"UNDESIRABLE" behaviour by teens in DofE Award scheme expeditions to the Forest has prompted calls for organisers to be given extra advice.

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New Forest deer culled by shooting parties amid population boom

New Forest deer culled by shooting parties amid population boom

New Forest deer culled by shooting parties amid population boom

‘GROUP shoots’ by Forestry England keepers and land owners have been carried out in an attempt to control the New Forest’s booming deer population.


Row over restoration of blocked laybys on A35

Row over restoration of blocked laybys on A35

Row over restoration of blocked laybys on A35

NATURE will be left to reclaim popular New Forest parking areas closed off in a land-swap deal to unlock the £5.5m replacement of Holmsley bridge.

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Call for overnight closures of New Forest car parks to stop wild camping

Call for overnight closures of New Forest car parks to stop wild camping

Call for overnight closures of New Forest car parks to stop wild camping

NEW Forest car parks should be shut from dusk until dawn in a bid to combat wild camping, a leading commoner has suggested.

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Charges on table for New Forest car parks as visitor numbers soar

Charges on table for New Forest car parks as visitor numbers soar

Charges on table for New Forest car parks as visitor numbers soar

CHARGES at New Forest car parks are set to be considered afresh by Forestry England as it looks to pay for their increasing use.

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'We must not be complacent' – New Forest animal accident numbers at lowest rates since records began

'We must not be complacent' – New Forest animal accident numbers at lowest rates since records began

'We must not be complacent' – New Forest animal accident numbers at lowest rates since records began

THE number of animals killed and injured on New Forest roads has continued to fall with fewer fatalities in 2021 than at any time since records began.

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Plea to replace A35 fences which are a 'pushover' for animals

Plea to replace A35 fences which are a 'pushover' for animals

Plea to replace A35 fences which are a 'pushover' for animals

FENCES alongside the A35 need replacing or hungry animals could cause a hazard to motorists, a parish councillor warned.


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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'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 Notes: A thicket of permissions for people using the New Forest

New Forest Notes: A thicket of permissions for people using the New Forest

New Forest Notes: A thicket of permissions for people using the New Forest

LAST summer Forestry England introduced a new system for regulating organised events in the Forest.


More New Forest stallions released in bid to halt decline of breed

More New Forest stallions released in bid to halt decline of breed

More New Forest stallions released in bid to halt decline of breed

MORE stallions will be released this summer in a bid to protect the shrinking population of pure-bred New Forest ponies.


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