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Food Quiz - (L to R): Amanda Hetherington, regional fundraiser for Teenage Cancer Trust; Jane Overall, New Forest Marque Chairman and Tracey Watts from Macmillan Caring Locally in Christchurch with the proceeds from the 2016 New Forest Marque quiz.

Food Quiz supports charities

More than £1,000 has been raised by competitive quizzers aiming to taste success in a New Forest food quiz.

Festive Safety- Family decorating the tree

Festive Safety

Your local police and Sopley Parish Council would like you to enjoy the festive period.

Apprentice Rangers Joe Ison and Katherine Argyrou.

First Apprentice Rangers join National Park

Two Apprentice Rangers have been employed in the New Forest as part of a scheme to protect, preserve and enhance its landscape, wildlife and heritag


Crime prevention advice issued for New Forest

We’re reminding residents to be vigilant after a spate of burglaries across the New Forest.


Record numbers of people enjoy a walk in the Park

The New Forest Walking Festival has made great strides in its fourth year, with 1,900 walkers learning about the New Forest during the two week event.

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Drive safely in the New Forest this winter

People who regularly drive across the New Forest are being urged to drive extra carefully this winter.

Don’t Drive Tired is the message Hampshire County Council wants to get across to drivers this October.

County Council urges drivers not to drive tired

Don’t Drive Tired is the message Hampshire County Council wants to get across to drivers this October.

New Forest food and drink festival

First New Forest Food and Drink Festival

New Forest District Council prepares to stage its first ever food and drink festival week, 31 October to 6 November.

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Grants available for first-time central heating in Hampshire

Through Hitting the Cold Spots, Hampshire County Council and the Environment Centre (tEC) can help with the cost of installing first-time gas central heating in qualifying homes

Autumn walks in the New Forest

Explore the New Forest’s unusual side this autumn

Walk with an alpaca, discover weird and wonderful fungi and delve into quirky local history in this autumn’s New Forest Walking Festival