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New project to protect Forest wading bird populations

New project to protect Forest wading bird populations

New project to protect Forest wading bird populations

The New Forest’s threatened wading birds are at the centre of the new conservation project to boost numbers.


Flea treatments harming New Forest waters, study finds

Flea treatments harming New Forest waters, study finds

Flea treatments harming New Forest waters, study finds

Commonly used flea treatments for dogs are causing harm to the Forest’s water bodies and aquatic life, according to a new study.

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New Forest car parks closed amid plea to help rare birds

New Forest car parks closed amid plea to help rare birds

New Forest car parks closed amid plea to help rare birds

Visitors to the national park are being urged to stay on the main tracks and keep their dogs nearby to help rare ground-nesting birds.

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NFDC leader urged to step in over tip closures

NFDC leader urged to step in over tip closures

NFDC leader urged to step in over tip closures

The leader of New Forest District Council has been urged to step in over proposed cuts to waste and recycling centres.


‘Dangerous’ wild boar may be roaming New Forest

‘Dangerous’ wild boar may be roaming New Forest

‘Dangerous’ wild boar may be roaming New Forest

Evidence that wild boar are roaming the New Forest has been revealed amid an animal charity categorising them as “dangerous”.


Seal pup born on New Forest river is ‘a first’

Seal pup born on New Forest river is ‘a first’

Seal pup born on New Forest river is ‘a first’

A seal pup recently born on a New Forest river is believed to be the first of its kind in the county’s waters.


Allotment tenant started ‘extremely frightening’ fire that damaged homes

Allotment tenant started ‘extremely frightening’ fire that damaged homes

Allotment tenant started ‘extremely frightening’ fire that damaged homes

A Ringwood allotment tenant could be evicted after starting an “extremely frightening” fire that damaged nearby homes.


Vital Forest service to continue thanks to grants

Vital Forest service to continue thanks to grants

Vital Forest service to continue thanks to grants

An organisation which clears dead animals from the Forest has raised £10,000 to purchase a new trailer to ensure the essential service continues.


Milford Primary School pupils help unveil new orchard at Downton Manor Farm Quarry

Milford Primary School pupils help unveil new orchard at Downton Manor Farm Quarry

Milford Primary School pupils help unveil new orchard at Downton Manor Farm Quarry

Pupils from Milford Primary School enjoyed helping to unveil a new orchard at Downton Manor Farm Quarry.


Load of children’s toys in large flytip at Forest beauty spot

Load of children’s toys in large flytip at Forest beauty spot

Load of children’s toys in large flytip at Forest beauty spot

Flytippers have struck again at New Forest beauty spots, dumping children’s toys at Beaulieu’s aerodrome.


Royal visit for coastal rescue charity in run-up to 30th anniversary

Royal visit for coastal rescue charity in run-up to 30th anniversary

Royal visit for coastal rescue charity in run-up to 30th anniversary

Volunteers at the National Coastwatch Institution’s Hengistbury Head base enjoyed a royal visit in the run-up to the charity’s 30th anniversary.


Lymington ‘has never looked so uncared-for’ – litter pickers

Lymington ‘has never looked so uncared-for’ – litter pickers

Lymington ‘has never looked so uncared-for’ – litter pickers

Community-minded litter pickers said Lymington has “never looked so uncared for” after finding commercial waste dumped in the streets.


Forest flytipping on rise, figures show

Forest flytipping on rise, figures show

Forest flytipping on rise, figures show

Flytipping incidents across the New Forest are on the rise, according to government figures.


Three rescued from village floodwater

Three rescued from village floodwater

Three rescued from village floodwater

Three pensioners were rescued by firefighters today after a patient transport vehicle reportedly got stuck in floodwater.


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