News Archive

News published January 2014

Animal accidents increased in 2013

animal accident car

Published: 30 January 2014

Motorists are being urged to slow down and take greater care on New Forest roads after an increase in animal accidents last year.

New Forest Consultative Panel seeks new chairman


Published: 29 January 2014

The chairman of the New Forest Consultative Panel is standing down in March and the panel is inviting nominations to fill this vacancy.

Car-free travel campaign shortlisted for award

Golden Hedgehog Shortlisted Logo 2014

Published: 28 January 2014

The New Forest National Park Authority’s work to promote car-free travel has been recognised after being nominated for a public relations award.

Horsemeat scandal triggers local produce boom


Published: 21 January 2014

Meat producers in the New Forest are reporting a significant increase in sales over the last year as consumers continue to buy locally, one year on from the horsemeat scandal in the UK.

Ground-breaking bird study receives vital funding


Published: 16 January 2014

Volunteers examining the behaviour of rare woodcocks in the New Forest have been awarded over £12,000 to undertake cutting-edge research.

Winter Smiles - travel by train for just £10

Family train web

Published: 13 January 2014

Travelling by rail to the New Forest National Park is even better value thanks to the winter sale from South West Trains.

National Park receives news of Government grant settlement

pony in early morning

Published: 11 January 2014

Budget cuts from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) mean the New Forest National Park Authority will have its core grant cut by a further 2.2% in 2014/15.

Nominations open for New Forest awards

CLA awards 2013

Published: 9 January 2014

Nominations are now open for an awards scheme to reward those making an exceptional contribution to maintaining the unique landscape and way of life of the New Forest.

Make a fun New Year's resolution - volunteer in the New Forest National Park

Volunteer fair events wide

Published: 2 January 2014

Hundreds of people are expected to make a New Year’s resolution and volunteer for wildlife projects, archaeological surveys and outdoor activities within the New Forest National Park.

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