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Surfer’s illness blamed on sewage at Barton beach

Surfer’s illness blamed on sewage at Barton beach

Surfer’s illness blamed on sewage at Barton beach

A SURFER who fell seriously ill after riding waves off Barton beach has blamed sewage discharged into the Solent.


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.


Ancient Forest woodland wins place in Jubilee project

Ancient Forest woodland wins place in Jubilee project

Ancient Forest woodland wins place in Jubilee project

BOLDERWOOD Forest is to be dedicated to the Queen as part of this year's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.


Dog bitten by adder at Highcliffe beach amid warnings of anti-venom shortage

Dog bitten by adder at Highcliffe beach amid warnings of anti-venom shortage

Dog bitten by adder at Highcliffe beach amid warnings of anti-venom shortage

A DOG owner is urging people to beware of adders emerging from hibernation after her pet was badly bitten by one of the venomous snakes at Highcliffe.

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New Forest cattle clashes with public reduced 'thanks to safety campaign'

New Forest cattle clashes with public reduced 'thanks to safety campaign'

New Forest cattle clashes with public reduced 'thanks to safety campaign'

CLASHES between cattle and the public in the New Forest were significantly reduced last year by a safety campaign, the verderers have said.


Residents prepare to fight renewed plans for quarry on New Milton greenbelt

Residents prepare to fight renewed plans for quarry on New Milton greenbelt

Residents prepare to fight renewed plans for quarry on New Milton greenbelt

RESIDENTS are gearing up to fight renewed plans for a huge gravel quarry on greenbelt land just outside New Milton.

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Milford teen teams up with WWF to launch conservation card game

Milford teen teams up with WWF to launch conservation card game

Milford teen teams up with WWF to launch conservation card game

A TEENAGE conservationist from Milford has dreamed up a new card game to support global efforts to save wildlife.


Leaking fuel tank dumped in New Forest

Leaking fuel tank dumped in New Forest

Leaking fuel tank dumped in New Forest

A FIREFIGHTER has slammed the “selfish” dumping of a leaking fuel tank which could have posed a fire and environmental risk in the New Forest.


New Forest grazing land ‘eaten away by developers’

New Forest grazing land ‘eaten away by developers’

New Forest grazing land ‘eaten away by developers’

BACK-UP grazing for New Forest animals is being lost as developers seek green space to compensate for housing schemes, a leading commoner has warned.

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Villagers fight for jubilee trees plan rejected by verderers

Villagers fight for jubilee trees plan rejected by verderers

Villagers fight for jubilee trees plan rejected by verderers

A DECISION is due on whether to allow plans to plant oak trees in Burley for the Queen’s jubilee which were initially rejected by the verderers.


New rules on pop-up campsites in the New Forest

New rules on pop-up campsites in the New Forest

New rules on pop-up campsites in the New Forest

NEW rules stopping New Forest landowners from launching pop-up campsites without permission have been labelled “heavy-handed” by one operator.


Meeting collars dog owners’ bad behaviour in the New Forest

Meeting collars dog owners’ bad behaviour in the New Forest

Meeting collars dog owners’ bad behaviour in the New Forest

A MEETING of New Forest groups has been held in a push to improve the behaviour of "irresponsible" dog owners.

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Sewage discharged into river after sewer blocked

Sewage discharged into river after sewer blocked

Sewage discharged into river after sewer blocked

SEWAGE was discharged into a Totton river because of a blocked sewer.


Fifty retailers join campaign to ban disposable barbecues in New Forest

Fifty retailers join campaign to ban disposable barbecues in New Forest

Fifty retailers join campaign to ban disposable barbecues in New Forest

A CAMPAIGN to ban the sale of disposable barbecues around the New Forest has been given a boost after Waitrose and Aldi agreed to stop stocking them.


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