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The only way in Wessex: an electric car
Clean and cheap -but cheerful? Simon Calder sets the controls of a battery-powered vehicle for an epic journey from the New Forest to nuclear Dorset Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.
Wed May 15, 2013
Take inspiration from the peaceful landscapes of the New Forest
Peter Woodman explores Hampshire and the New Forest, areas which have spurred the imagination of generations of writers and poets We passed market towns the 21st century seemed to have passed by, with shops where you can still buy sweets from jars.
Tue May 07, 2013
Cut-price tickets for New Forest Show
ORGANISERS of the area's largest agricultural and country-side show have launched a cut-price ticket deal ahead of this summer's extrava-ganza. More than 90,000 people are expected to flock to the New Forest and Hampshire County Show from July 30, at New Park, Brockenhurst , show-casing the county's rich agricultural heri-tage. The New Forest ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
The Legacy of Ken Thornber
HE will be remembered as the King of the Castle. But, in a dramatic twist, Councillor Ken Thornber renounced his throne at the climax of yesterday's Hampshire County Council elections when he relinquished his leadership, 14 years after sweeping to power.
Fri May 03, 2013
Tributes to ambulance crash medic
Gillian Randall and patient Francis Ironside died at the scene of the crash on the A337 in the New Forest Relatives have paid tribute to a medic who was killed when the ambulance she was driving hit a tree in Hampshire.
Thu May 02, 2013
Council leader quits after election night drama
But the Tories six seats in a night which saw UKIP gain ten new seats at the Castle in Winchester.
UKIP make gains in Hampshire County Council elections - live coverage
It appears then that the Tories have retained their hold of Hamsphire County Council although UKIP have gained at least ten seats as well as coming second in a number of others.
Hundreds expected at New Forest Spring Fair
The New Forest Agricultural Show Society - organisers of the New Forest Show - are staging the event following the success of a Christmas fair held at the start of December.
Wed May 01, 2013
This is Dorset
AN elderly man who died in an ambulance crash in the New Forest last week has been named by police.
For reasons not yet clear, the ambulance she was driving left the A337 while travelling north towards Lyndhurst and collided with a tree at around 9.35am on Friday April 26.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Ambulance staff in emotional tribute to colleague Gill
Almost 50 ambulance staff from across the region gathered at the spot where 42-year-old Gill Randall was killed in a crash that also claimed the life of an elderly patient.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Four hurt in Hampshire coach crash
The incident happened on the A337 at the junction of Brockishill Road in the New Forest at around 12.03am. A 25-year-old man from Brockenhurst was arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Hit the road to bank holiday adventure
A bank holiday weekend simply wouldn't feel British without a medium to heavy dose of precipitation.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Paramedic and elderly patient die in New Forest ambulance crash as car driver arrested
A woman driving an ambulance and an elderly patient were killed this morning when the vehicle crashed into a tree, police said today.
New Forest ambulance crash: Driver and patient die in smash on way to hospital
A motorist, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention A woman ambulance driver and an elderly patient died today when the emergency vehicle veered off the road and hit a tree while dashing to hospital.
UPDATED: Man arrested after double death in ambulance crash
For reasons as yet unclear, the ambulance left the road and collided with a tree on the A337 at its junction with New Park.
Two dead after ambulance crash
TWO people have been killed on the A337 this morning after an ambulance left the road and hit a tree.
UPDATED: A337 closed after ambulance crash in New Forest
THE A337 is closed both ways between Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst after a serious accident involving an ambulance carrying four people.