In a novel move to protect the environment a fleet of electric cars which visitors can hire for the day, or even longer, has been introduced in the New Forest this summer.
Tourism officials hope it will be good for business and good for the Forest as well.
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Robert Weighton and Alfred Smith only became pen pals two years ago - and today Britain's oldest men both celebrated their 109th birthdays.