This customer trotted into a supermarket in Brockenhurst. Staff at the Tesco Express store in the village had a shock when a donkey walked in off the street.
A rather unusual customer trotted into a supermarket in Brockenhurst this week. Staff at the Tesco Express store in the village had a shock when this donkey walked in off the street yesterday.
Hampshire Police searching for missing man Eddie Jeske have found a body.
Officers found the body at Butts Ash Wood at around midday today.
The death is not being treated as suspicious. A file is being prepared for the coroner.
A 65-year-old man from Hythe has been reported missing since Saturday.
He was last seen in the Roseberry Avenue area and is described as 5ft 7ins with short grey hair, wearing work clothes and Wellingtons.
Officers are very concerned for Edmund’s welfare and would like to hear from anyone who has seen him or knows where he is.He is believed to have links to the Hythe, Marchwood, East Boldre, Brockenhurst and Lymington areas.
The owner of an historic thatched cottage which has been wrecked by fire just three weeks before Christmas says he's been humbled by the help and kindness offered by neighbours.
And he's paid tribute to firefighters - up to 100 fought to save his home in North Weirs in Brockenhurst. Kerry Swain reports.
A major fire is underway at a thatched property in the New Forest.
Around ninety firefighters are tackling the blaze in North Weirs, Brockenhurst. Twelve appliances were called to the scene when the alert was raised at 7.10pm.
The roof has been destroyed but there are no reports of any injuries.
The death of an as yet unidentified woman whose body was found in the Lymington River at Brockenhurst is not being treated as suspicious. Hampshire Police are appealing for the public to help officers find out who she is.
The woman is white, middle-aged, with short dark hair. She was found at 9.14am on Wednesday 5th June by a man from Aldershot who was walking in the area.
A red jacket and a black pair of flat women's shoes were found on the river bank.
Anyone with information can telephone Hampshire Police on 101.
Detectives are investigating, after a woman's body was found in a river near the Balmer Lawn Hotel, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst.
Police were at 9.14am today by a 37-year-old Aldershot man who discovered the body.
– Detective Sergeant Matt Taylor, Hampshire Police
At this time, there is no identity for the woman, and police are investigating whether or not the death is suspicious."
A man carrying a knife forced his way behind the counter of a petrol station in Brockenhurst and stole several hundred pounds.
The armed robbery took place at around 3pm on Monday May, 27 when a man entered the Esso Service Station on Sway Road.
He demanded money from the cashier as he showed his knife, then ran from the store with hundreds of pounds.
The man is described as aged mid to late 20s and of Asian appearance. He was 6ft 2ins with a London accent.
He also had a tattoo or mark on the left side of his neck.
Officers from Lyndhurst CID have released the CCTV images of the suspects and want anyone with information on the man to contact them on 101.