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£45,000 cash boost to tackle New Forest's invasive plants

£45,000 cash boost to tackle New Forest's invasive plants

£45,000 cash boost to tackle New Forest's invasive plants

A PROJECT to control invasive non-native plants in the New Forest has received a £45,000 cash boost.


Date revealed for demolition of iconic Fawley power station chimney

Date revealed for demolition of iconic Fawley power station chimney

Date revealed for demolition of iconic Fawley power station chimney

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.

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NFDC cabinet and chairman set for clash as climate emergency declaration urged

NFDC cabinet and chairman set for clash as climate emergency declaration urged

NFDC cabinet and chairman set for clash as climate emergency declaration urged

THE ruling cabinet on New Forest District Council has been urged to make a climate emergency declaration at its meeting on Wednesday.

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Forest rule breakers face £100 fines under new order

Forest rule breakers face £100 fines under new order

Forest rule breakers face £100 fines under new order

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.

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Weekly tip visit restrictions in New Forest to be dumped from Monday

Weekly tip visit restrictions in New Forest to be dumped from Monday

Weekly tip visit restrictions in New Forest to be dumped from Monday

RESTRICTIONS limiting motorists to one weekly visit to recycling centres in Hampshire are set to end on Monday, it has been revealed.


Controversial plan for £600m water plant at Fawley axed

Controversial plan for £600m water plant at Fawley axed

Controversial plan for £600m water plant at Fawley axed

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.

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New recycling system plan set for Forest

New recycling system plan set for Forest

New recycling system plan set for Forest

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.


Rare sand lizards back from the brink and reintroduced to local heathlands

Rare sand lizards back from the brink and reintroduced to local heathlands

Rare sand lizards back from the brink and reintroduced to local heathlands

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.


Crackdown plan for New Forest's pop-up campsites

Crackdown plan for New Forest's pop-up campsites

Crackdown plan for New Forest's pop-up campsites

VIEWS are being sought on the National Park Authority's contentious crackdown on pop-up campsites - which it has blamed on surging visitor numbers.


Jail threat as judge slams former NFDC leader and his brother over failing to meet deadline to clear New Forest scrapyard

Jail threat as judge slams former NFDC leader and his brother over failing to meet deadline to clear New Forest scrapyard

Jail threat as judge slams former NFDC leader and his brother over failing to meet deadline to clear New Forest scrapyard

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.

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'Disheartened but not surprised' – friends’ three-day coast clean nets 30kg of litter

'Disheartened but not surprised' – friends’ three-day coast clean nets 30kg of litter

'Disheartened but not surprised' – friends’ three-day coast clean nets 30kg of litter

TWO friends who spent three days collecting rubbish along a 20km stretch of the south coast managed to collect more than 30kg of waste.


New fines scheme unveiled for flytippers

New fines scheme unveiled for flytippers

New fines scheme unveiled for flytippers

A FLYTIPPING crackdown is set to take place across the BCP Council area and will see offenders hit with fines of at least £200.


Senior NFDC Tories at odds over climate change urgency

Senior NFDC Tories at odds over climate change urgency

Senior NFDC Tories at odds over climate change urgency

THE ruling cabinet on NFDC is set to debate whether it should declare a climate emergency after the idea was rejected two years ago.


Council leader defends potty-mouthed anti-litter poster

Council leader defends potty-mouthed anti-litter poster

Council leader defends potty-mouthed anti-litter poster

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.

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