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New Forest: BBC behaviour broadcast (1927)

August is a busy month on the New Forest. The tourist season is in full swing, with lots of people coming to enjoy the scenic beauty of this marvellous landscape. Luckily, the majority of visitors attracted to this unique area … Continue reading

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New Forest: C19th waste land or allotments

On this day (28th May) in 1870, it was reported in the Hampshire Advertiser that Southampton residents and those in the surrounding neighbourhood, had held a meeting in┬áthe Guildhall to discuss enclosing the New Forest for agricultural purposes. [In the … Continue reading

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New Forest: the heritage of the ’60s.

In 1966 the Financial Times newspaper published an article about a map of the New Forest that Ordnance Survey was planning to produce. This map would be different from any previous style of tourist map because it was going to … Continue reading

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