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News Section

Scam Alert

Census Record Scam

The Trading Standards Service has received a report of a scam concerning an individual who was contacted by someone purporting to be from Hampshire County Council and acting on behalf of the Office of National Statistics.

Safer New Forest

Forest residents warned of phone scams

New Forest residents are warned to be wary of suspicious phone calls after at least two homes were targeted by fraudsters.

Cheeky Scouse otters get new home

A pair of young otter brothers from Liverpool have taken up new residence in the New Forest.

Hitting the Cold Spots

To help you keep warm and healthy this winter, Hitting the Cold Spots, a Hampshire County Council scheme funded by a grant from the Department of Health, has a wealth of information and help on offer.

Keep recycling through the festive season

New Forest residents are being encouraged to keep recycling through the festive season as the Christmas countdown starts.

Safer New Forest

Alert over bogus ‘tree surgeons’

New Forest residents are being advised to be wary of potential rogue traders posing as tree surgeons.

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Keep your home safe this winter

Fit a smoke alarm and test it regularly – and don’t overload electric sockets – two top tips to help keep your home safe this winter.

Advice for Residents on Ash Trees and Chalara Ash Dieback

Advice for Residents on Ash Trees and Chalara Ash Dieback – how to spot symptoms and what to do next (PDF)

Safer New Forest

Pre-Christmas storage burglary alert

In the run-up to Christmas, New Forest businesses are being offered crime prevention advice to guard against thieves who are targeting outside storage areas.


Help make tomorrow’s news!

New Forest residents are being encouraged to recycle more as a new campaign to promote greater recycling of paper is launched.