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Traveller camp sets up in New Forest

Bournemouth Echo: New Forest at your finger tips: how a new app is helping visitors make the most of the national park

6:58am Friday 1st August 2014

A traveller camp has set up at Bolton's Bench at Lyndhurst, police say.

Praise for "fabulous" atmosphere at New Forest Show

Bournemouth Echo:

8:52am Friday 1st August 2014

THE new chairman of the New Forest and Hampshire County Show has praised the ‘fabulous’ atmosphere at this year’s event.

Better mobile coverage promised for the New Forest

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2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Improved mobile coverage could benefit the New Forest.

Crowds gear up for last day of New Forest Show

Bournemouth Echo:

10:42am Thursday 31st July 2014

THOUSANDS are expected to enjoy a last hurrah at the New Forest Show as it ends today.

VIDEO: New Forest Show celebrates 25 years of tourism success

Bournemouth Echo:

5:02pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CELEBRATIONS took place at the New Forest Show today to mark the 25th anniversary of the organisation dubbed the 'voice' of tourism in the area.

Maritime security firm which protects ships from pirates goes bust

Bournemouth Echo:

4:59pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MAJOR New Forest maritime security firm which protects ships from pirates has ceased trading, leaving dozens of its staff stranded around the globe.

Ringwood foodbank serves 500 people in first year

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

RINGWOOD Foodbank has celebrated its first birthday.

UPDATED: Firefighters tackle major blaze in New Forest

Bournemouth Echo:

5:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than 30 firefighters tackled a major blaze in the New Forest this afternoon.

VIDEO: Daredevil motorcyclist performs thrilling stunts at New Forest Show

Bournemouth Echo:

3:52pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MOTORCYCLE stunt king Jamie Squibb performed a dramatic mid air somersault on his bike at the New Forest Show this afternoon.

Campaigners call for ban on fracking in national parks, despite government pledge

Bournemouth Echo: Become a volunteer and explore parts of the New Forest you never knew existed...

2:01pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Anti-fracking campaigners in the New Forest are refusing to drop their guard – despite a Government pledge to protect precious parts of the countryside.

10 things not to be missed at the New Forest Show

Bournemouth Echo: Crowds flock to New Forest Show

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The New Forest and Hampshire County Show starts today! Never been before? here's our pick of some of the must-see events.

Parts of A31 to close for maintenance

Bournemouth Echo: ROADWORKS: Hagley residents are facing six months of roadworks in their village. SP

8:28am Tuesday 29th July 2014

PARTS of the A31 will be closed this week so that lane-marking maintenance can take place.

New team of volunteers to help elderly in New Forest

Bournemouth Echo: Red Cross to leave old Cottage Hospital site

8:25am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A new team of volunteers is being formed to enable older people to live independently for longer in the New Forest.

New Forest Show starts today

Bournemouth Echo: Crowds flock to New Forest Show

8:21am Tuesday 29th July 2014

IT’S showtime!

UPDATE: Elderly pair taken to hospital after crash on the A338

Bournemouth Echo:

12:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

EMERGENCY services dealt with a two-vehicle crash on the A338 near Fordingbridge this morning.

Worker taken to hospital after masked raiders target convenience store

Bournemouth Echo:

9:59am Monday 28th July 2014

A CONVENIENCE store worker needed hospital treatment after masked men threatened her in a terrifying early morning raid.

Two vehicle crash on the A31 causes delays

Bournemouth Echo:

12:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

TRAFFIC was slow on the A31 at lunchtime after a two-vehicle crash.

Man found dead on beach named as actor from The Dambusters

Bournemouth Echo: Meet the man pivotal in the dambusters raid

10:53am Friday 25th July 2014

A man who died on a beach last week has been named as a retired TV director and former actor who appeared in The Dambusters.

Archie the Scottie dog is star of Commonwealth Games opening ceremony - and he's got his own Twitter account

Bournemouth Echo:

9:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SCOTTIE dog called Archie was one of the stars of last night's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony - and it's made him a social media star too.

Campaigners accused of wasting public money in ferries fight

Bournemouth Echo:

3:43pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have been accused of wasting public money after losing another round of their battle against the latest generation of cross-Solent ferries.

Parents contacted over banned Arnewood teacher who wrote explicit notes about students

Bournemouth Echo:

12:49pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HUNDREDS of parents have been contacted by a New Forest secondary school after a former member of staff was banned from teaching over his relationship with a teenage pupil.

VIDEO: Mum lucky to be alive after faulty charger causes explosion at home

Bournemouth Echo:

9:58am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A mother is lucky to be alive after a faulty charger caused an explosion at her Ringwood home.

Teacher banned after giving pupil alcohol, condoms and keys to his house

Bournemouth Echo:

8:06am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE teacher has been banned from the profession after giving a teenage pupil alcohol, condoms and the key to his house.

Pensioner dies after being found in the sea

Bournemouth Echo: Man's body found on road near Ilkley

5:46pm Friday 18th July 2014

A MAN has died after being found face down in the sea.

Plans to hold two mass cycle events on the same day attacked by campaigners

Bournemouth Echo:

9:28am Thursday 17th July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have hit out at plans to hold two mass cycling events in the New Forest on the same day.

New Forest National Park Authority weighs in on Navitus Bay plans

Bournemouth Echo: STAGE SET: Hurst Castle, Keyhaven<p>Picture: Hattie Miles taken with help of Bournemouth Helicopters

9:02am Thursday 17th July 2014

CONCERNS about Navitus Bay have been put forward by the New Forest National Park Authority.

Last chance to get discounted New Forest Show tickets

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

VISITORS to this year’s New Forest Show can still get their hands on discounted tickets until Monday.

VIDEO: The moment Pedal Car Grand Prix director was nearly hit by speeding Formula 5000 car

Bournemouth Echo:

7:40am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A shocked race director says he could have been killed or seriously injured after he was almost hit by a racing car.

Police investigate homophobic attack allegations at music festival

Bournemouth Echo: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

5:31pm Monday 14th July 2014

POLICE are investigating allegations that a teenager was the victim of a homophobic attack at a music festival.

Hundreds line the streets for popular Sway Carnival

Bournemouth Echo:

3:11pm Monday 14th July 2014

A VILLAGE went carnival crazy as residents celebrated an outpouring of community spirit.

Wacky racers to tackle the cobbles at Ringwood Pedal Car Grand Prix

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

WACKY racers will bring their decorated pedal cars to Ringwood this weekend for the British Pedal Car Grand Prix.

New Forest Festibelly returns to charm revellers

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

DUBLIN duo Hudson Taylor will top the bill on the Saturday night of Festibelly, which takes place in the New Forest this weekend.

Countess of Wessex visits New Forest showground

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE Countess of Wessex was welcomed to the New Forest Show ground recently.

Woman denies sex assault charges

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12:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has denied sexually assaulting a man and causing him to engage in sexual activity without consent.

This little piggy: meet the farmer whose brought wild boar back to the New Forest

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

They may look like loveable Pumba from The Lion King; all hairy with a big, smiley face.

Who will be champions of Pedal Car Grand Prix?

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

PREPARATIONS are hotting up for this year’s Ringwood Brewery British Pedal Car Grand Prix.

UPDATED: Mum of biker killed on A31 criticises police for reopening road without finding missing pony

Bournemouth Echo: Motorcyclist killed in crash with horse named as Daniel Robins

2:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE mum of a motorcyclist killed after colliding with a New Forest pony has criticised police for re-opening a busy dual-carriageway without first finding the stray animal.

UPDATE: My thoughts are with those who lost their lives, says driver cleared of causing ambulance crash deaths

Bournemouth Echo: Accused: Richard Husband

3:04pm Monday 30th June 2014

The driver accused of causing death by careless driving over a horrific ambulance crash in the New Forest which killed a paramedic and patient has been found not guilty.

CCTV:Do you recognise man wanted over string of thefts?

Bournemouth Echo: CCTV:Do you recognise man wanted over string of thefts?

11:00am Monday 30th June 2014

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a string of thefts from shops, cafés and pubs.

Four rescued from car after vehicle hits deer and crashes into fence

Bournemouth Echo: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

10:51am Sunday 29th June 2014

FOUR people had to be cut free from a car after it hit a deer and crashed into a fence.

Fundraiser vows to complete charity walk after hit-and-run

Bournemouth Echo: Mike Denny

10:09am Saturday 28th June 2014

A LEADING fundraiser has vowed to complete the 675-mile walk he had to abandon after a hit-and-run accident.

Lorry driver denies causing death of Bournemouth driver

Bournemouth Echo: Martyn Dear

10:30am Friday 27th June 2014

A LORRY driver accused of causing the death of an 87-year-old Bournemouth man in a crash at a petrol station forecourt in Winton has appeared in court.

Charity challenge abandoned after fundraiser knocked out

Bournemouth Echo: Mike Denny

10:13am Friday 27th June 2014

A HAMPSHIRE fundraiser was forced to abandon a 675-mile sponsored walk after being knocked out in an accident.

The condition that stops you recognising faces – even your own

Bournemouth Echo: Dr Sarah Bate with Tobias Ellwood, MP

1:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A PSYCHOLOGY lecturer from Bournemouth is campaigning for greater awareness of a condition which leaves some people unable to recognise their own reflection.

Lyndhurst shows support for armed forces

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1:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A SPECIAL flag has been raised in Lyndhurst to show support for the armed forces.

'I tried to reach injured father' - son of elderly man killed in ambulance crash tells court

Bournemouth Echo: UPDATED: Man arrested after two die in New Forest ambulance crash

3:26pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

THE son of a man who died in an ambulance crash tried to reach his father in the seconds after the collision, a court heard.

Rare disorder meant I didn’t eat for 10 years – now I’ve discovered a new appetite

Bournemouth Echo: GLORIOUS: Sue McCarthy with her daughter Tia in 2005

5:40am Tuesday 24th June 2014

FOR the first 10 years of her life, Tia McCarthy refused to eat and had to be fed through a tube in her stomach.

More parking, better food, more seats: We’ve made New Forest Show better than ever

Bournemouth Echo: ANIMAL MAGIC: Contestants in last year’s Young Shepherd of the Year competition

2:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

IT is one of the biggest events in the local calendar – and this year it should be better than ever before.

Trial of man accused in fatal ambulance crash begins today

Bournemouth Echo: UPDATED: Man arrested after two die in New Forest ambulance crash

8:49am Monday 23rd June 2014

The trial of a man accused of causing two deaths in a horror crash is due to begin at Bournemouth Crown Court today .

Wiggle race bosses vow to re-route event after row over ponies

Bournemouth Echo: CHAIN GANG: Cyclists at last year’s Wiggle

6:00am Friday 20th June 2014

CYCLE event bosses are poised to slam the brakes on plans to send thousands of riders through the middle of a pony round-up.






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