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County council switches to electric on 190 vehicles

County council switches to electric on 190 vehicles

County council switches to electric on 190 vehicles

HAMPSHIRE County Council is set to replace 190 of its diesel and petrol vehicles with electric ones to help tackle carbon emissions...


The volunteer teams filling thousands of rubbish bags cleaning up New Forest streets

The volunteer teams filling thousands of rubbish bags cleaning up New Forest streets

The volunteer teams filling thousands of rubbish bags cleaning up New Forest streets

THOUSANDS of bags of rubbish are being collected by volunteers who dedicate their time to clearing litter from New Forest streets...


Community's fury over plans for £600m water plant at Fawley

Community's fury over plans for £600m water plant at Fawley

Community's fury over plans for £600m water plant at Fawley

A COMMUNITY has risen up against plans to build a £600m desalination plant near Fawley...


Clean-up for New Milton to encourage holiday-makers

Clean-up for New Milton to encourage holiday-makers

Clean-up for New Milton to encourage holiday-makers

AN anticipated increase in “staycation” summer holidays once lockdown is lifted has spurred efforts to make New Milton more welcoming for visitors...


New transport plan could see motorists paid £3,000 to leave cars at home

New transport plan could see motorists paid £3,000 to leave cars at home

New transport plan could see motorists paid £3,000 to leave cars at home

MOTORISTS could be paid £3,000 by Hampshire County Council to give up their cars in favour of more sustainable methods of transport...


New Forest given £2m extension for wildlife protection scheme

New Forest given £2m extension for wildlife protection scheme

New Forest given £2m extension for wildlife protection scheme

AN award worth £2m has been given to the New Forest in a one-year extension to a formerly EU-funded environmental subsidy scheme which has spent £22m on landscapes and commoning...


Christchurch residents urged to think again over visiting recycling centres

Christchurch residents urged to think again over visiting recycling centres

Christchurch residents urged to think again over visiting recycling centres

CHRISTCHURCH residents are being urged to think again before visiting its busy recycling centres as long queues have been blocking off roads and businesses...


VIDEO: Flytippers dump loft insulation at New Forest pond

VIDEO: Flytippers dump loft insulation at New Forest pond

VIDEO: Flytippers dump loft insulation at New Forest pond

FLYTIPPERS have dumped a load of loft insulation at a New Forest pond car park. ...


Flytipping in New Forest up by a quarter in seven years but figures 'just the tip of the iceberg'

Flytipping in New Forest up by a quarter in seven years but figures 'just the tip of the iceberg'

Flytipping in New Forest up by a quarter in seven years but figures 'just the tip of the iceberg'

FLYTIPPING in the New Forest has increased by nearly 25% since 2012, new figures from Defra reveal...


Select New Forest car parks closed to help rare ground-nesting birds

Select New Forest car parks closed to help rare ground-nesting birds

Select New Forest car parks closed to help rare ground-nesting birds

NEW Forest car parks have been shut and restrictions imposed on walkers to protect rare ground-nesting birds...


One-man campaign to clean up New Forest rivers

One-man campaign to clean up New Forest rivers

One-man campaign to clean up New Forest rivers

A CONSERVATIONIST has galvanised political support with a one-man campaign to highlight the growing problem of sewage being discharged into New Forest rivers...


Council trials vegetable oil for refuse lorries

Council trials vegetable oil for refuse lorries

Council trials vegetable oil for refuse lorries

A COUNCIL is looking to become more environmentally friendly by running two of its refuse vehicles on hydrotreated vegetable oil. ...


Pet owners warned after dogs poisoned by palm oil washed up on beach

Pet owners warned after dogs poisoned by palm oil washed up on beach

Pet owners warned after dogs poisoned by palm oil washed up on beach

DOG owners are being warned to be careful while walking their pets on local beaches after four pets were poisoned by washed-up palm oil...


New Forest District Council apologises for 'crass' bin day cardboard social media post

New Forest District Council apologises for 'crass' bin day cardboard social media post

New Forest District Council apologises for 'crass' bin day cardboard social media post

NEW Forest District Council has apologised for a social media post urging residents not to put out bulky cardboard boxes on bin day...


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