Category: New Forest

  • Temporary Mobile Telecoms Mast on Hyde Common

    I am getting a lot of enquiries about the large telecoms mast that has been put up on Hyde Common. The land is owned by Hampshire County Council and the mast has been put up by Waldon Telecom, I understand on behalf of EE. I have tried to keep local residents informed over recent weeks…

  • BBC South Inside Out broadcast on the 28th January

    There has been considerable social media debate following the broadcast of what I would charitably call a poorly researched segment on the ‘over-grazing’ of the New Forest. While this did touch on an important issue, the effect of the Basic Payments System on the economics of Commoning, it did so in a way that made…

  • Animal Casualties in the New Forest

    BBC Solent will running a week of programming on Animal Casualties in the New Forest from Monday 27th March, starting with a discussion on the Julian Clegg morning show. This has been prompted by the public debate, reignited by the recent animal casualties on the B3078 (three killed or humanely destroyed in the week commencing…