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New Forest’s popular Christmas fair returns

christmas fair 2

Published on Monday 23 November 2015

Start the festive season in style with a weekend of seasonal shopping, local food and family fun at the New Forest Christmas Fair.

Marque member is top dog at business awards

paws deli

Published on Monday 1 December 2014

New Forest Marque member Paws Deli is producing handmade pet treats of such high quality that even humans can eat them, leading to recognition from a prestigious local awards scheme.

Ancient tradition produces world class pork

Luke Parkinson

Published on Thursday 2 October 2014

The ancient New Forest tradition of pannage is producing pork to rival any in the world, thanks to the pigs’ free roaming lifestyle and diet of acorns.

Wild boar return to the New Forest

wild boar

Published on Thursday 8 May 2014

Nearly 300 years after they were hunted to extinction, wild boar are back in the New Forest – this time within an enclosed natural environment.

Marque member triumphs at Hampshire sausage and pie competition


Published on Monday 24 March 2014

A New Forest Marque member’s gourmet sausage has won a prestigious category at The Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition 2014.

Christmas comes early for competition winner

marque products

Published on Monday 2 December 2013

A lucky New Forest resident has bagged himself an early Christmas present, winning a hamper of tasty local food in a competition run by the New Forest National Park Authority.

Your one-stop shop for an authentic New Forest Christmas

christmas fair

Published on Monday 28 October 2013

With locally produced seasonal gifts, tasty hot food and Santa’s grotto, the New Forest Christmas Fair is perfect for getting into the festive spirit this winter.

Ringwood School celebrates harvest with the stars

duchess of cornwall harvest festival

Published on Thursday 24 October 2013

Celebrities from TV and film joined Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall for a harvest festival celebration, with a little help from pupils at Ringwood School and the New Forest Marque.

New Forest Marque members sweep the board at Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards

Lyburn cheese

Published on Monday 2 September 2013

New Forest Marque members are celebrating after sweeping the board by winning seven out of 11 categories at the Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards.

New Forest Marque members shortlisted for food and drink awards

Setley Ridge Farm Shop Wine

Published on Thursday 25 July 2013

Members of the New Forest Marque are celebrating after beating off stiff competition to be nominated in eight of the 11 categories at this year’s Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards.

Success for New Forest Marque members at the Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards

Published on Friday 24 August 2012

Two members of the New Forest Marque are celebrating after winning at the Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards last night (Thursday 23 August).

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