New Forest rated one of the top 25 rural places to live in the country

New Forest rated one of the top 25 rural places to live in the country

New Forest rated one of the top 25 rural places to live in the country

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PARTS of Hampshire have been named as among the best rural areas to live in the country.

The New Forest, Test Valley and East Hampshire all rank in the top 25 of Halifax’s annual rural quality of life survey.

It measures a variety of criteria, including health, life expectancy, crime rates, weather, employment, school results and broadband access.

East Hampshire was ranked highest of the three at 14, with Test Valley at 22 and the New Forest at 25.

The best rural area in the country was Uttlesford, in Essex.

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9:45am Mon 24 Mar 14

jobsworthwatch says...

Bet the New Forest would be rated the top rural place to cycle in the country if it wasn't for those pesky residents and verderers trying to make the forest a gated community!
Bet the New Forest would be rated the top rural place to cycle in the country if it wasn't for those pesky residents and verderers trying to make the forest a gated community! jobsworthwatch
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11:02pm Mon 24 Mar 14

guisselle says...

Yes they are a bit on their high horse but then they have a lot to protect.
Yes they are a bit on their high horse but then they have a lot to protect. guisselle
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