WASTE and recycling services in the district will be 'disrupted for some time', the apologetic NFDC leader conceded, amid a HGV driver shortage.
A new care home to be built in Ringwood has had the number of rooms it can offer limited over concerns about its ecological effect on the River Avon.
A PROJECT to control invasive non-native plants in the New Forest has received a £45,000 cash boost.
FOR more than 50 years it has dominated the local skyline – but at the end of the month the iconic Fawley power station chimney will be blown up.
THE ruling cabinet on New Forest District Council has been urged to make a climate emergency declaration at its meeting on Wednesday.
OFF-TRACK cyclists, owners of out-of-control dogs and people using barbecues in the New Forest could all face fines of £100 under potential new rules.
RESTRICTIONS limiting motorists to one weekly visit to recycling centres in Hampshire are set to end on Monday, it has been revealed.
A CONTROVERSIAL Southern Water plan for a £600m desalination plant at Fawley has been dropped, to the delight of New Forest East MP Julian Lewis.
CHANGES that could see all New Forest homes move to a new twin stream recycling system are set to be debated by the district council’s cabinet.
BRITIAN’S rarest lizards have been released into local heathland as part of a breeding programme to bring them back from the brink of extinction.
VIEWS are being sought on the National Park Authority's contentious crackdown on pop-up campsites - which it has blamed on surging visitor numbers.
THE former leader of NFDC and his brother were slammed by a judge for failing to meet a six-month deadline to clear up their “dangerous” scrapyard.
TWO friends who spent three days collecting rubbish along a 20km stretch of the south coast managed to collect more than 30kg of waste.
A FLYTIPPING crackdown is set to take place across the BCP Council area and will see offenders hit with fines of at least £200.
THE ruling cabinet on NFDC is set to debate whether it should declare a climate emergency after the idea was rejected two years ago.
BCP Council's leader has defended the authority’s latest anti-litter campaign which uses a four-letter word to encourage people to tidy up.