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Ponies and cattle helping to keep grass growth ‘under control’

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

PONIES and cattle have been released on two open spaces in New Milton for the first time in 50 years.

BMW written off after lorry reverses into wall, burying car under pile of bricks

Bournemouth Echo:

10:21am Friday 19th September 2014

THIS was the souldestroying scene that greeted Elaine Shanley after a lorry reversed into a wall which then came crashing down on her beloved BMW.

VIDEO: Horse fan Martin Clunes receives donations to riding centre

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

POPULAR actor and equine enthusiast Martin Clunes took time out of his hectic schedule to receive generous donations to the Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy (FCRT).

Pensioner John given freedom back as new mobility scooter is donated after theft

Bournemouth Echo:

3:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A business has come to the rescue of an elderly widower who was robbed of his independence.

Meet Mark, the tattooed biker who’s a pastor by day – and a bouncer at night

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ON SATURDAY nights this tattooed biker stands on the door of one of Poole’s busiest pubs.

Man accused of murdering Pennie Davis appears in crown court

Bournemouth Echo:

8:48am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN has appeared in court to face a charge of murdering Pennie Davis who was found stabbed to death in the New Forest earlier this month.

Man arrested over assaults on couples in New Milton released on bail

Bournemouth Echo:

5:54pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD man arrested in connection with two violent assaults in New Milton has been released on police bail.

UPDATE: Man charged with murdering Pennie Davis remanded in custody

Bournemouth Echo:

12:20pm Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN accused of murdering mum-of-five Pennie Davis has appeared in court for the first time.

One man arrested after two couples hurt in early morning assaults in New Milton

Bournemouth Echo:

2:54pm Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with two assaults in New Milton in the early hours of Saturday morning.

New £200k skateboard park to be built after planners give go-ahead

Bournemouth Echo: Rodney Clarke will launch series of skateboarding masterclasses at Pioneer

2:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

PLANS to build a new £200,000 skateboard park have been given the go-ahead.

85th Ringwood carnival promises fun for all as final touches underway

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

FINAL preparations are being made for one of the biggest events of the year in Ringwood.

Two couples hurt in early morning attacks in New Milton

Bournemouth Echo:

4:11pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A MAN was struck with a glass bottle and his girlfriend was punched in the head in one of two violent attacks in New Milton in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police charge Justin Robertson with murder of New Forest mum Pennie Davis

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A MAN has been charged with murder in connection with the death of New Forest mother-of-five Pennie Davis.

Pensioner's rent almost doubles after charity told to increase it

Bournemouth Echo:

10:05am Friday 12th September 2014

IT’S the place he calls home – and has done for almost half a century.

Pennie Davis death: woman arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder

Bournemouth Echo:

1:07pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A WOMAN was arrested today by detectives investigating the murder of Pennie Davis in the New Forest.

‘Bring rusty and potentially hazardous skate park up to date’, plead teens

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

YOUNG skaters and cyclists from Ringwood are campaigning for the existing skate park at Carvers Field to be brought up to date.

Work on school’s multi-million pound sports pitch underway

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

WORK is under way on a new multi-purpose sports AstroTurf pitch which will benefit schoolchildren and the community of New Milton for years to come.

'Robbed of his vital lifeline' - thieves steal 95-year-old's mobility scooter

Bournemouth Echo:

12:33pm Thursday 11th September 2014

IT IS a “despicable crime” that has robbed an elderly widower of his independence.

UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating killing of New Forest mum-of-five Pennie Davis

Bournemouth Echo:

12:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MAN has tonight been arrested on suspicion of murder by detectives investigating the killing of Pennie Davies in the New Forest.

Man who sold fake signatures of Winston Churchill and Picasso ordered to pay back £33k

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A fraudster who sold books with forged signatures of some of Britain’s most famous people from his Hampshire home has been ordered to pay back more than £33,000 of his ill-gotten gains.

New council depots to cost taxpayers nearly £2m

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3:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

TWO council depots are set to be replaced by new facilities in a move that will cost New Forest taxpayers almost £2 million.

Motorist hits out at "atrocious" signage on A31 as overnight works cause "traffic chaos"

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

A MOTORIST has hit out at the overnight A31 restrictions, calling on the Highways Agency to finish overnight work earlier and use better signage.

Family make emotional visit to field where New Forest mum-of-five was murdered

Bournemouth Echo:

1:14pm Friday 5th September 2014

THE GRIEVING FAMILY OF Pennie Davis have this morning visited the scene where she was brutally murdered.

Cyclist treated for head injuries after accident in the New Forest

Bournemouth Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

4:05pm Friday 5th September 2014

A cyclist is being treated for head injuries after an accident in the New Forest.

Police could dredge river to find murder weapon after woman's body found in New Forest

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Friday 5th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE police could be forced to dredge a part of the Beaulieu River in a bid to find the murder weapon used to kill mum-of-five Pennie Davis.

Forest ponies are under threat as strangles “spreads like never before”

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

PONY owners in the New Forest are on alert after a major outbreak of a potentially fatal disease.

Two paramedics and lorry driver suffer serious injuries in New Milton crash

Bournemouth Echo:

3:39pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Two paramedics and a lorry driver have been taken to hospital after a crash which has closed a road in New Milton.

Bridge reopens after £120k repair work

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A VICTORIAN railway bridge in the middle of a New Forest campsite has reopened after a major repair project costing £120,000.

New Forest is skin cancer hotspot - again

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The New Forest has been identified as having one of the highest skin cancer rates in the country for the second year running.

VIDEO: Nice day for a trike wedding as couple don biker goggles and boots for big day

Bournemouth Echo:

12:11pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A HAPPY couple from Ringwood were given a send-off from a few revving bikes on their special day.

Council obtains eviction order for travellers at Ringwood

Bournemouth Echo:

8:39am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Travellers could be evicted today after the council obtained a court order.

UPDATE: Investigation underway after explosion at factory on edge of New Forest injures five fire-fighters

Bournemouth Echo:

12:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAJOR investigation is underway today after a huge warehouse blaze on the edge of the New Forest.

Travellers 'on their way back from Great Dorset Steam Fair' set up camp in Ringwood

Bournemouth Echo: GETTING BIGGER: The Great Dorset Steam Fair

1:41pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A GROUP of travellers, thought to be on their way back from the Great Dorset Steam Fair, moved onto land behind houses at Ringwood during the weekend.

Skin cancer rates in the New Forest one of the highest in the country

Bournemouth Echo: Skin cancer cases in Hampshire have doubled

11:59am Sunday 31st August 2014

THE New Forest has been identified as having one of the highest skin cancer rates in the country for the second year running.

Killed on his way to the airport: pensioner died in van accident as his wife waited with suitcases

Bournemouth Echo:

6:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW Milton pensioner about to set off on holiday was tragically killed as he made his way to meet his wife at the train station.

Historic railway bridge reopens after 18 months of repairs

Bournemouth Echo:

2:45pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A VICTORIAN railway bridge in the middle of a New Forest campsite has reopened after a major repair project costing £120,000.

County council may resurrect New Forest bike hire scheme

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A SCHEME to install Boris-style bikes in the New Forest could be revived.

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital after car hits tree on Hurn Road

Bournemouth Echo:

11:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

FIRE crews had to remove the side of a car this morning to release a person trapped inside.

Indian restaurant could be fined £120k for employing illegal workers

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A RESTAURANT could face a fine of up to £120,000 for employing illegal workers.

Appeals ignored as special education centre closure goes ahead

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

A SPECIAL education centre has been closed despite pleas for a reprieve.

End of the road for New Forest cycling scheme

Bournemouth Echo: New Forest MP is looking for cycling events to be licensed.

5:16pm Sunday 24th August 2014

TO some it was a scheme doomed to failure by financial concerns – but for others it was a chance to show the world what can be done.

Navitus Bay wind farm underground cable could leave 'scar' on New Forest

Bournemouth Echo: DIVISIVE: Navitus Bay has split opinions locally

9:17am Saturday 23rd August 2014

CHAIRMAN of the New Forest National Park Authority, Pat Wyeth, claims that an underground cable linking the national grid to the Navitus Bay wind farm would leave a “permanent scar” across the Forest.

A31 lane closed after crash

Bournemouth Echo:

8:27am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A lane of the A31 was closed after a car crash this morning.

‘I still remember the night World War One ended ‘ – Joan recalls event on 102nd birthday

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WOMAN whose earliest memory is the night World War One ended has celebrated her 102nd birthday.

£2m 'Boris bikes' scheme is rejected after thousands call for New Forest bosses to back it

Bournemouth Echo: New Forest MP is looking for cycling events to be licensed.

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

PLANS for a £2million bike rental system in the New Forest have been rejected to the dismay of thousands of supporters.

Cancer patients and survivors to stay active as part of new scheme

Bournemouth Echo: Helped by store's efforts

1:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FITNESS trainers will provide special cancer rehabilitation as part of a new scheme in the forest.

£10k lottery boost to help light up town for Christmas

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

2:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

Nearly £10,000 has been given to Ringwood Town Council to put towards its Christmas Lights switch on.

Elderly man killed in crash with van is named

Bournemouth Echo:

5:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE man who died in New Milton yesterday after a horrific collision with a BT van has been named as William Hall.

Police hunt alleged child rapist who has been on the run for two months

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Crown Court

12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE are hunting an alleged child rapist from Fordingbridge who has been on the run for two months.

VIDEO: Residents surprise as town 'yarn-bombed' with knitting

Bournemouth Echo:

9:40am Friday 15th August 2014

RESIDENTS awoke to discover their town had been 'yarn-bombed' by artists this morning.

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