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‘I still remember the night World War One ended ‘ – Joan recalls event on 100th 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

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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.

'New Forest will lose out if £2m funding for Boris Bike scheme is rejected'

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

5:20am Friday 15th August 2014

A MOVE to abandon £2million plans for a ‘Boris bike’-style scheme in the New Forest is ‘disappointing’ say the company set to run it.

UPDATE: Elderly man dies after crash with van

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 15th August 2014

AN ELDERLY man died after being trapped under a BT van in a horrific road crash.

Family hospitalised after circus Big Top collapsed on their heads

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Thursday 14th August 2014

A FAMILY were taken to hospital with head injuries after a circus tent ‘collapsed’ on the waiting audience.

Has anti-cycling sentiment scuppered £2m "Boris bike scheme" in the New Forest?

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

1:14pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A 'MAJOR anti-cycling sentiment' in the New Forest could scupper multi-million pound plans for a 'Boris-bike'-style hire system.

£20k fine for hotel preparing food in rat-infested kitchen

Bournemouth Echo:

3:32pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A hotel has been ordered to pay more than £20,000 in fines and costs after preparing food in rat-infested areas.

Storm damaged beach huts to be replaced in £1.25m scheme despite objections

Bournemouth Echo: Diners rescue as from restaurant battered by stones from beach blown by 80 mile and hour winds

4:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

PLANS to replace almost 120 storm-damaged beach huts have been given the go-ahead – despite objections to the scheme.

Homeland star Damian Lewis heads to the New Forest for canoeing trip

Bournemouth Echo:

2:13pm Monday 11th August 2014

HE is known for his small screen roles battling terrorists and the horrors of the Second World War.

Dorset one of the best places in the country to see tonight’s “supermoon”

Bournemouth Echo:

5:56pm Sunday 10th August 2014

DORSET is forecast to be one of the best places in the country to see tonight’s “supermoon”.

Sun draws in crowds at Ellingham Show near Ringwood

Bournemouth Echo:

5:07pm Sunday 10th August 2014

THE SUN held out to help make this year’s Ellingham Show a roaring success, organisers have said.

£4.6m scheme to improve access for passengers at railway station

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

PASSENGERS at a New Forest railway station will benefit from a £4.6m scheme that will improve access for those with limited mobility.

Showjumping, heavy horses and donkeys set to thrill crowds at Ellingham Show

Bournemouth Echo: Ellingham Show draws crowds

12:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

THOUSANDS are expected to flock to the Ellingham Show this weekend.

Two people taken to hospital after three vehicle crash on A31 at Ringwood

Bournemouth Echo:

12:10pm Thursday 7th August 2014

One lane of the A31 at Ringwood has been reopened this morning after a three vehicle crash.

The dentist who's spent his retirement fixing teeth across the world

Bournemouth Echo:

4:41pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A DENTIST who has dedicated his retirement to helping improve third world tooth care has returned from his latest expedition.

Teen sailor's tragic death: Tributes paid to sailing star Jess

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

TRIBUTES have poured in after the tragic death of a teenage girl who was one of Britain’s best young sailors.

College mourns death of teenage sailing star

Bournemouth Echo:

8:35pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A COLLEGE mourning the death of teenage sailing star Jess Eales says she was one of its brightest students and had “huge potential”.

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

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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.






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