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Pollution warrior welcomes sewage discharge laws – but wants more to be done in New Forest

Pollution warrior welcomes sewage discharge laws – but wants more to be done in New Forest

Pollution warrior welcomes sewage discharge laws – but wants more to be done in New Forest

A NEW Forest conservationist has welcomed new laws by the government that will seek to reduce the amount of sewage entering rivers.


Deer saved from 'inevitable death' after becoming tangled in bale twine

Deer saved from 'inevitable death' after becoming tangled in bale twine

Deer saved from 'inevitable death' after becoming tangled in bale twine

TWO deer were saved from "inevitable death" in the New Forest after discarded twine tangled their antlers together.


Warning to owners after dogs bitten by adders in New Forest

Warning to owners after dogs bitten by adders in New Forest

Warning to owners after dogs bitten by adders in New Forest

A VET has revealed that three dogs have been bitten by adders in the New Forest in the last month as the snakes start emerging from hibernation.


Co-op to ban bags for life

Co-op to ban bags for life

Co-op to ban bags for life

Bags for life are to be removed from Co-op stores across the New Forest and Christchurch and replaced with compostable carriers.


New pony feeding warning signs set for the New Forest

New pony feeding warning signs set for the New Forest

New pony feeding warning signs set for the New Forest

SIGNS warning about the dangers of feeding ponies are set to be installed at strategic locations across the New Forest.


Fire crews battle New Forest blazes

Fire crews battle New Forest blazes

Fire crews battle New Forest blazes

A LARGE woodland blaze firefighters tackled for about 12 hours was among several fires in the open across the New Forest within four days.


'They told us to leave whatever we had on the floor and get out quickly' – tip evacuated after bullet shell find

'They told us to leave whatever we had on the floor and get out quickly' – tip evacuated after bullet shell find

'They told us to leave whatever we had on the floor and get out quickly' – tip evacuated after bullet shell find

Pennington tip was evacuated after the discovery of what's thought to be an artillery training bullet shell.


New Forest MP backs residents' fight against £600m desalination plant at Fawley

New Forest MP backs residents' fight against £600m desalination plant at Fawley

New Forest MP backs residents' fight against £600m desalination plant at Fawley

A New Forest MP has spoken out amid local concern over plans for a £600m desalination plant at Fawley.

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New Milton beauty spot fears over community garden plan

New Milton beauty spot fears over community garden plan

New Milton beauty spot fears over community garden plan

CONCERNS were raised for native plants amid talks over a New Milton beauty spot hosting a community garden to boost health and wellbeing.


Cash appeal to boost volunteer army which cares for the New Forest

Cash appeal to boost volunteer army which cares for the New Forest

Cash appeal to boost volunteer army which cares for the New Forest

A New Forest volunteer army will increase from 600 to 1,000 if £5,000 is raised by the New Forest Trust and national park authority.


Changes to New Forest commoners livestock payments welcomed

Changes to New Forest commoners livestock payments welcomed

Changes to New Forest commoners livestock payments welcomed

CHANGES will be made to the way government money is given to commoners who turn out their animals on the New Forest.


New Forest naturalist Chris Packham backs anti-fur campaign

New Forest naturalist Chris Packham backs anti-fur campaign

New Forest naturalist Chris Packham backs anti-fur campaign

The New Forest's TV naturalist Chris Packham has hailed a campaign to ban UK fur sales


'Killing with kindness' – livestock warning after pile of fruit and vegetables found dumped in New Forest

'Killing with kindness' – livestock warning after pile of fruit and vegetables found dumped in New Forest

'Killing with kindness' – livestock warning after pile of fruit and vegetables found dumped in New Forest

WHOMEVER dumped a pile of fruit and vegetables on open land at Stoney Cross could have killed New Forest ponies, a local councillor said.


Government urged to call-in airport expansion plan

Government urged to call-in airport expansion plan

Government urged to call-in airport expansion plan

THE government has been urged by objectors to call-in plans to expand the runway at Southampton Airport.


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