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Water company admits sewage discharge into New Forest river

Water company admits sewage discharge into New Forest river

Water company admits sewage discharge into New Forest river

SOUTHERN Water is in court this week having pleading guilty to illegally discharging raw sewage into waterways including a New Forest river.


Asbestos suspected in New Forest flytip

Asbestos suspected in New Forest flytip

Asbestos suspected in New Forest flytip

A FLYTIP thought to contain asbestos has been dumped on a rural New Forest road.


Numbers taking off for threatened lapwing

Numbers taking off for threatened lapwing

Numbers taking off for threatened lapwing

A CONSERVATION group is reaping the rewards of a community project which has seen a reversal in the dramatically declining number of lapwings.


Is it immin-ant? When to expect Flying Ant Day 2021

Is it immin-ant? When to expect Flying Ant Day 2021

Is it immin-ant? When to expect Flying Ant Day 2021

EVERY year thousands of flying ants take to the skies in swarms all at once. But when is Flying Ant Day 2021 and what should you do when they arrive?


Flytipper drove across open Forest to dump rubbish

Flytipper drove across open Forest to dump rubbish

Flytipper drove across open Forest to dump rubbish

A VEHICLE caused damage to the open Forest after driving across it to flytip a load of waste.

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British-grown strawberries and apples risk extinction amid bee decline

British-grown strawberries and apples risk extinction amid bee decline

British-grown strawberries and apples risk extinction amid bee decline

AS WIMBLEDON visitors begin to enjoy millions of British strawberries, there's a warning the fruit, alongside other home-grown crops, is under threat.


Monthly vegan food market to launch in New Forest

Monthly vegan food market to launch in New Forest

Monthly vegan food market to launch in New Forest

INSPIRED by her flock of rescue chickens, Blackfield baker Clare Ellis is set to launch a monthly vegan food market.


Talks urged over plan to move New Forest campsites

Talks urged over plan to move New Forest campsites

Talks urged over plan to move New Forest campsites

FOREST campsites are 'incompatible' with commoning, verderers warn.


Police horror at overflowing bins on New Milton estate

Police horror at overflowing bins on New Milton estate

Police horror at overflowing bins on New Milton estate

A LOCAL PCSO shared his horror at the “unsightly” bins spilling rubbish in Davis Field.


Fears for Christchurch greenbelt development based on 'out of date' statistics

Fears for Christchurch greenbelt development based on 'out of date' statistics

Fears for Christchurch greenbelt development based on 'out of date' statistics

THE government has been urged to revise “out of date” statistics for housing targets amid fears of development in greenbelt land around Christchurch.


New Forest fire warning after crews tackle over 400 blazes in first five months of 2021

New Forest fire warning after crews tackle over 400 blazes in first five months of 2021

New Forest fire warning after crews tackle over 400 blazes in first five months of 2021

THE fire service is urging caution in the Forest as summer temperatures climb after it responded to 427 blazes in the open between January and May.


Flytipper who dumped three loads in New Forest – twice in one day – jailed for eight months

Flytipper who dumped three loads in New Forest – twice in one day – jailed for eight months

Flytipper who dumped three loads in New Forest – twice in one day – jailed for eight months

A FLYTIPPER who admitted targeting the New Forest three times has been jailed for eight months.

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New Forest residents face tip charges in council's cash-saving proposals

New Forest residents face tip charges in council's cash-saving proposals

New Forest residents face tip charges in council's cash-saving proposals

CHARGES at household waste recycling centres and the axing of school crossing patrols are two of the many measures that could be introduced by HCC.


Ground-nesting birds threaten future of long-held running meet

Ground-nesting birds threaten future of long-held running meet

Ground-nesting birds threaten future of long-held running meet

A RUNNING meet hosted in the New Forest for the last 38 years is facing an uncertain future amid fears of disturbance to ground-nesting birds.


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