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Animal 'carnage' warning over fencing along busy main roads

Animal 'carnage' warning over fencing along busy main roads

Animal 'carnage' warning over fencing along busy main roads

Concerns have been raised that stock fencing along New Forest roads is not strong enough to contain animals HAMPSHIRE County Council is being urged to…


New Forest commoners' livestock cash set to be halved in funding shake-up

New Forest commoners' livestock cash set to be halved in funding shake-up

New Forest commoners' livestock cash set to be halved in funding shake-up

This year more than 13,000 cattle, ponies and donkeys were marked to graze on the New Forest (photo: Graham Wiffen) GOVERNMENT payments to commoners for…


'We will miss her presence' – long-serving first female verderer Dionis steps down

'We will miss her presence' – long-serving first female verderer Dionis steps down

'We will miss her presence' – long-serving first female verderer Dionis steps down

Dionis Macnair was made an MBE in 2010 THE first woman to serve on the Verderers’ Court, Dionis Macnair, has retired nearly half a century after first…


Deal reached for commoners' rents which 'threatened' the New Forest practice

Deal reached for commoners' rents which 'threatened' the New Forest practice

Deal reached for commoners' rents which 'threatened' the New Forest practice

New Copse South Cottage is one of 65 properties managed by Forestry England A DEAL has been struck to resolve a row over the rent Forestry England demands…


Motorist fined £1,000 for pony hit-and-run at accident blackspot

Motorist fined £1,000 for pony hit-and-run at accident blackspot

Motorist fined £1,000 for pony hit-and-run at accident blackspot

Nilesh Sorathia, from Slough, appeared at Southampton Magistrates' Court A MOTORIST was fined £1,000 and disqualified from driving for six months after…


Four New Forest animals killed in string of road accidents

Four New Forest animals killed in string of road accidents

Four New Forest animals killed in string of road accidents

Pony warning sign by the Bench in Lyndhurst (Photo: stock image) FOUR animals owned by New Forest commoners have been killed on the roads following a…


Calves could be banned from New Forest to protect walkers

Calves could be banned from New Forest to protect walkers

Calves could be banned from New Forest to protect walkers

A cow on the New Forest (Photo: stock image) THE verderers have warned new by-laws could be introduced to ban young calves from roaming the New Forest…


Hungry ponies taken off Forest after 'worst winter in years'

Hungry ponies taken off Forest after 'worst winter in years'

Hungry ponies taken off Forest after 'worst winter in years'

Wet weather has led to more ponies than usual being removed from the New Forest this year (Photo: stock image) DOZENS of ponies have been removed from…


Sam's memory lives on with funding support for aspiring farmers

Sam's memory lives on with funding support for aspiring farmers

Sam's memory lives on with funding support for aspiring farmers

Samantha Bailey exhibiting her cattle at the New Forest Show YOUNG people aspiring to a career in agriculture are being urged to apply to a bursary scheme…


Anger after vehicle rips up swathe of New Forest grazing land

Anger after vehicle rips up swathe of New Forest grazing land

Anger after vehicle rips up swathe of New Forest grazing land

The damage to the Longslade Bottom near Brockenhurst was discovered last Wednesday “IT’S just wanton damage.” This was the angry reaction after a vehicle…


Fears grow as three more New Forest sheep stabbed to death

Fears grow as three more New Forest sheep stabbed to death

Fears grow as three more New Forest sheep stabbed to death

Sheep roaming in Kewlake Lane, Cadnam, near the scene of the latest killings (Photo: stock image) THREE sheep have been found dead in the New Forest sparking…


Animal accidents rise despite New Forest road safety campaign

Animal accidents rise despite New Forest road safety campaign

Animal accidents rise despite New Forest road safety campaign

Roger Penny Way in the north of the New Forest is a known accident blackspot DESPITE a high-profile campaign urging drivers to take slow down on New Forest…


Warning issued to New Forest horse-owners after equine disease outbreak

Warning issued to New Forest horse-owners after equine disease outbreak

Warning issued to New Forest horse-owners after equine disease outbreak

The verderers office in Lyndhurst OWNERS of horses that have been to an equestrian centre at the centre of an outbreak of a highly contagious virus have…


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