New Forest fire risk rated ‘severe’ as area braces itself for bank holiday invasion
THE New Forest is on red alert amid fears it could be hit by a devastating fire as visitor numbers surge.
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FERAL BIRDS There has been a large family of Feral pigeons that live in and around the bridges at Redbridge for as long as I can remember. They often like to sunbathe on the roof of nearby buildings. Interbreeding means that there are also quite a lot of interesting colour variations.
MOST AUTHORITARIAN GOVERNMENT EVER? I align myself with the growing number of MP's that are calling for Parliament to have much more of a say before more restrictions are being imposed upon us by Boris and Cummings. If it seems like some of the recent decisions are "off the wall", it is what happens when…
NEW FOREST SHOULD BE RUN BY NEW FOREST RESIDENTS There has been a very strong reaction to the news that Government and local Conservative Councillors are talking up plans for a new "Super Council" to replace New Forest District Council. It's not clear yet whether the government plans will lead to an enhanced Hampshire County…
Thank you to the Volunteers at Ordnance Survey for painting the Hangar Farm building. I met with Minstead Trust and other Councillors last week to discuss the future of the building and service it provides for the community. There is a real joint determination to keep it open, although it is currently making almost no…
SUPPORT FOR LOCAL PUB https://www.advertiserandtimes.co.uk/king-rufus-eling?fbclid=IwAR2iG-JIXqAaxh35KE_jcEkb-jz62xvkqmYtUz9ZZjtSrNwo4RD62ZZ0C8s Historic New Forest pub relisted as community asset SUPPORTERS of historic pub The King Rufus at Eling have secured its future by having it re-registered as a community asset for a further five years.