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Dognapping prompts warnings for owners

Salisbury Journal: Two dogs getting into the spirit of the Pershore Plum Festival.

11:27am Thursday 21st August 2014

DOG owners are being warned to be on their guard after Hampshire and the New Forest was identified as a hotspot for canine thefts.

Signs on A31

Salisbury Journal:

11:39am Thursday 21st August 2014

ROAD safety campaigners have praised plans they hope will help cut the death rate on a notorious stretch of the A31 by installing scores of new signs.

A class act - A-level results

Salisbury Journal:

11:31am Thursday 21st August 2014

THERE were mass celebrations in schools and colleges as pupils received their A level results.

Flower show’s in bloom

Salisbury Journal:

11:44am Thursday 21st August 2014

BREAMORE Horticulture Society started its birthday celebrations last week by hosting a flower show for everyone to enter.

Touch of magic at village festival

Salisbury Journal:

11:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

IT is a village in the heart of the New Forest that is awash with all things mythical and mystical.

£2m bike plan is turned down

Salisbury Journal: Can you help police reunite these bicycles with their owners?

11:26am Thursday 21st August 2014

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

Councils celebrate solar farms windfall

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Monday 18th August 2014

TWO parish councils are celebrating a £60,000 windfall after planning approval was granted for nearby solar farms.

Band head back to the 40s

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

HYDE Band was dubbed a “roaring success” after they played to a captivated crowd at By-Gone Days in Gorley.

TV star joins hens protest

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

NEW Forest TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham has joined a protest against the illegal killing of hen harriers ahead of the grouse shooting season.

Crowds flock to day of fun

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people turned up for a fun day of entertainment in aid of a dog charity in Ringwood.

Residents provide funding boost for cadets

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

CADETS have been given a financial boost thanks to the people of Ringwood.

Missing St Leonards man has been found

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

A MAN from St Leonards who went missing on Thursday, August 7 has been found.

Police issue mobile phone scam warning

Salisbury Journal: Police are appealing for information after a teenager had his ear bitten off in an attack.

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

POLICE are investigating a mobile phone scam which has targeted Hampshire and New Forest guesthouses and B&Bs.

Wind farm cable could leave 'scar' on Forest

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

CHAIRMAN of the New Forest National Park Authority, Pat Wyeth, claims that an underground cable linking the national grid to the Navitus Bay wind farm would leave a “permanent scar” across the Forest.

Ringwood man's Big Brother eviction

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

BIG Brother housemate Chris R Wright from Ringwood has left the house in yet another eviction.

Manor set to host classic car show

Salisbury Journal:

8:00am Friday 15th August 2014

BREAMORE House will be the venue for the third annual Hampshire Classic Motor show.

Domestic violence incidents increase

Salisbury Journal: Police car

10:32am Thursday 14th August 2014

DOMESTIC abuse is continuing to rise in Dorset despite numerous measures to tackle the crime.

Have your say on crime

Salisbury Journal: Police car

10:25am Thursday 14th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S top crime-fighter, Simon Hayes, wants your views on a range of sanctions for low-level crimes.

Sailor comes first after a slow start

Salisbury Journal:

10:28am Thursday 14th August 2014

INSPIRATIONAL Ringwood sailor Martin Hadley came first in the Commonwealth Games sailing race – in a dinghy from the Forest Journal’s parent company, Gannett.

Couple celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Salisbury Journal:

10:16am Thursday 14th August 2014

FOR two weeks each year Dennis and Bettina Whiting from Fordingbridge are the same age.

Fire crews drafted in to tackle blaze

Salisbury Journal: Firefighters have asked the public to be on guard following a series of suspected arson incidents in Winsford.

10:26am Thursday 14th August 2014

RETAINED fire crews from Verwood were drafted in to fight a blazing barn at a pig farm in Wimborne on Sunday, August 10 as Dorset firefighters continue strike action.

Sun shines on family show

Salisbury Journal:

10:22am Thursday 14th August 2014

SHOWJUMPING, heavy horses, dog agility displays and a donkey show drew thousands of people to the Ellingham and Ringwood Show on Saturday.

Runner ready for endurance event

Salisbury Journal:

10:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

A BRANSGORE woman will be taking on a gruelling physical challenge to help young people with disabilities.

Appeal after man, 54, goes missing

Salisbury Journal:

12:44pm Friday 8th August 2014

POLICE are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing man from the St Leonards area – with a picture being released.

Vow to keep forest a frack free zone

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

THE New Forest will be protected from fracking, ministers have announced – unless there are “exceptional circumstances”.

Have a say on Fire and Rescue Service merger

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

DORSET Fire and Rescue Service has launched a public consultation to consider its future options – one of which involves merging with Wiltshire and Swindon Fire Authority.

Ringwood foodbank celebrates a birthday

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

RINGWOOD Foodbank is celebrating a year helping desperate families in the area.

Sun shines on Damerham show

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

THE sun shone brightly on the Damerham village fair and horticultural show on Saturday.

Grants for good causes

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

NEW Forest charities can get a much needed boost thanks to the Gannett Foundation.

Waldorf School leavers are having a ball

Salisbury Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

PUPILS AT Ringwood Waldorf School are moving on after eight years.

Plans to secure future of forest

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

RESIDENTS are being invited to have their say on the future of the New Forest.

Heavy horses feel the heat

Salisbury Journal:

10:50am Saturday 2nd August 2014

THE forest has been basking in the summer sunshine for more than two weeks.

Police and fire service to share HQ

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

AMBITIOUS plans have been unveiled to co-locate the headquarters of Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) and Hampshire Constabulary.

Fire at landfill site tackled

Salisbury Journal:

4:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a landfill site near Verwood after a fire spread across two acres of rubbish on Saturday morning.

Band to play Roaring Forties gig

Salisbury Journal:

1:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A GLEN Miller Music Extravaganza is being performed by Hyde Band on Saturday at its Roaring Forties concert at the Bygone Days event in South Gorley.

Country life is celebrated at New Forest Show

Salisbury Journal:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

TODAY is the final day of the New Forest Show.

Council to review street light design

Salisbury Journal:

10:50am Friday 1st August 2014

A READER has sent us this picture of the old and new lamps in the Furlong car park in Ringwood.

Online child sex crime crackdown

Salisbury Journal: Police are appealing for information after a teenager had his ear bitten off in an attack.

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A MAJOR sex crime crackdown has led to the arrest of 660 suspected paedophiles across Britain, the National Crime Agency has said.

Photo competition open

Salisbury Journal:

9:30am Friday 1st August 2014

THE National Park Authority’s Seasonal Snaps photo competition is back and organisers are urging people to submit their forest photographs.

First pony trail hits Ringwood

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A CRAFTY collaboration between three shops in Ringwood has seen the first pony trail in the town.

Scouts open new HQ with party

Salisbury Journal:

7:30am Friday 1st August 2014

SCOUTS in Ringwood celebrated the opening of their new HQ extension with a cream tea for family and friends.

Elderly couple cut free from crashed car

Salisbury Journal:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

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

Fourth ultra-marathon down

Salisbury Journal:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A TREE surgeon from Ringwood faced fog, thunder and a heatwave to complete his fourth ultra-marathon – running 100km in under 11 hours.

Solar farm plans receive widespread support

Salisbury Journal:

12:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ENERGY to power more than 6,000 homes – almost all of Verwood and Three Legged Cross – will be created now a plan for a 45-hectare solar farm has been approved.

Pro-cyclist Jens Voigt supports teen with health difficulties

Salisbury Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WORLD-famous cyclist is to lead a charity ride in the New Forest in September to support a teenage girl with multiple health problems.

Star of the ceremony

Salisbury Journal:

11:34am Thursday 31st July 2014

A SCOTTIE dog from Ringwood was one of the stars of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Ringwood extension appeal fails despite support from neighbours

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN appeal over an extension to a bungalow in Ringwood has been dismissed, despite the town council and neighbours having no objection.

Grand plans to see Ringwood filled with light this Christmas

4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

RINGWOOD is set to be filled with twinkling lights this Christmas, after the town council pledged £10,000 for an extra special display.

New plan to support adults with learning disabilities better in Hampshire

1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A NEW plan for adults with learning disabilities in Hampshire is promising to ensure better support.

Forest volunteers needed to help older people live independently

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

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

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