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New Forest donkey foal only weeks old orphaned after its mother killed in crash with motorcyclist

New Forest donkey foal only weeks old orphaned after its mother killed in crash with motorcyclist

New Forest donkey foal only weeks old orphaned after its mother killed in crash with motorcyclist

A DONKEY foal has been taken off the Forest to be bottle-fed after its mother was killed in a road accident.


New Forest commoners open doors to 'bridge gap' between farmers and public

New Forest commoners open doors to 'bridge gap' between farmers and public

New Forest commoners open doors to 'bridge gap' between farmers and public

COMMONING farmers in Cadnam are opening their doors in an effort to bridge the gap between the food-producing community and general public.


Call to shut and relocate New Forest campsites

Call to shut and relocate New Forest campsites

Call to shut and relocate New Forest campsites

CAMPSITES within the national park should be shut down and relocated if commoning is to survive, a leading New Forest organisation has warned.


Cow put down after collision with NFDC truck

Cow put down after collision with NFDC truck

Cow put down after collision with NFDC truck

A COW has died after it collided with an New Forest District Council truck, sparking an investigation.


Warning as stallions released on to New Forest

Warning as stallions released on to New Forest

Warning as stallions released on to New Forest

MEMBERS of the public are being warned to keep their distance from pony herds as 20 stallions are released on to the Forest.


Driver who left pony for dead sentenced

Driver who left pony for dead sentenced

Driver who left pony for dead sentenced

A DRIVER who hit a New Forest pony and left it to die in the road without reporting the incident has been sentenced.


New pony feeding warning signs set for the New Forest

New pony feeding warning signs set for the New Forest

New pony feeding warning signs set for the New Forest

SIGNS warning about the dangers of feeding ponies are set to be installed at strategic locations across the New Forest.

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Changes to New Forest commoners livestock payments welcomed

Changes to New Forest commoners livestock payments welcomed

Changes to New Forest commoners livestock payments welcomed

CHANGES will be made to the way government money is given to commoners who turn out their animals on the New Forest.


Verderers' Court told cows should be de-horned to protect public

Verderers' Court told cows should be de-horned to protect public

Verderers' Court told cows should be de-horned to protect public

ALL cattle turned out onto the New Forest should be dehorned to protect the public, a commoner has told the Verderers Court.


Fresh plea to stop feeding New Forest ponies

Fresh plea to stop feeding New Forest ponies

Fresh plea to stop feeding New Forest ponies

Well meaning members of the public are putting New Forest livestock at risk, the Official Verderer has warned.


Land deal to help youngsters continue commoning in the New Forest

Land deal to help youngsters continue commoning in the New Forest

Land deal to help youngsters continue commoning in the New Forest

YOUNG people are being helped to continue the ancient practice of commoning through subsidised grazing land in a partnership between Forest organisations and Fawley oil refinery...


New Forest given £2m extension for wildlife protection scheme

New Forest given £2m extension for wildlife protection scheme

New Forest given £2m extension for wildlife protection scheme

AN award worth £2m has been given to the New Forest in a one-year extension to a formerly EU-funded environmental subsidy scheme which has spent £22m on landscapes and commoning...


New Forest pony dies and another falls seriously ill from eating visitors’ food

New Forest pony dies and another falls seriously ill from eating visitors’ food

New Forest pony dies and another falls seriously ill from eating visitors’ food

FOOD left out for New Forest animals led to a pony dying from choking on a carrot and a second requiring emergency veterinary treatment after eating a pie...


VIDEO: Call for 'no feeding' signs after pony filmed damaging car

VIDEO: Call for 'no feeding' signs after pony filmed damaging car

VIDEO: Call for 'no feeding' signs after pony filmed damaging car

A SHOCKING video showing a mare jumping onto a car bonnet to escape the aggression of other ponies during a feeding frenzy in a New Forest car park has prompted calls for more signage telling people not to give treats to the animals...


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