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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Thursday, August 17 2017
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Week commencing Monday 7th August 2017

07/08/2017 Pig - Killed Roundhill, Brook - B3078 A Napthine


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, August 7 2017
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Week commencing Monday 31st July 2017

01/08/2017 Cow - Uninjured Pondhead - B3056 J Gerrelli


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, July 31 2017
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Week commencing Monday 17th July 2017

19/07/2017 Donkey Foal - Injured Frogham near crossroads P Rix

Week commencing Monday 24th July 2017

25/07/2017 Brown Pony - Nothing Found Crockford - B3054 R Maton
28/07/2017 Dark Bay Filly - Injured Grigg Lane, Brockenhurst - B3055 (W) R Maton


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Tuesday, July 18 2017
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Week commencing Monday 10th July 2017

13/07/2017 Cow - Killed Rushy Flats A Napthine
13/07/2017 Donkey - Killed - HIT & RUN Blackhills Road, Bramshaw A Napthine
14/07/2017 Jack Donkey Foal - Injured & Destroyed Beaulieu Aerodrome - B3054 J Gerrelli


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Launch of Shared Forest business group at New Forest Show - Tuesday, July 18 2017

Shared Forest


A new business group working with commoners to protect New Forest animals on the roads will be launched at the New Forest Show.

The Shared Forest project has teamed up with some of the Forest’s largest employers to spread messages about careful driving on the roads across the open Forest to local drivers to reduce the number of animal casualties.

In 2016 63 animals were killed and a further 36 were injured. Local motorists were responsible for 70% of the accidents (where the driver’s origin was known).
Dr Jo Ivey of the Shared Forest project said: ‘These accidents not only cause suffering to the animals involved and distress to their owners, they also have a profound effect on the drivers involved and costs to the local economy.

‘We are asking local employers to sign up to a charter to share safe driving messages with their employees and associates. All organisations that sign up will display our ‘I go slow for ponies’ lorry sticker on their vehicles and share the leaflet ‘Advice for New Forest Drivers’ which highlights the special care needed when driving on the unfenced roads across the New Forest.’

The six businesses involved in the lead group are: Brockenhurst College; Drew Ltd (including New Milton Sand and Ballast); New Forest National Park Authority; New Forest District Council; Pennyfarthing Homes; Ramboll Environ.

Kevin Charlton of Drew Ltd said ‘We joined the scheme as we are a locally based company and would like to help spread the word about the scheme and its aim. We are based in Hampshire with depots in the Hampshire and Dorset area so can help get the message across by a little advertising on our vehicles to help remind not only our drivers but also the local people that caution needs to be taken when driving on unfenced Forest roads.’

Nigel Matthews, Head of Recreation Management and Learning at the New Forest National Park, said: ‘The statistics show that the majority of accidents are caused by local people. We regularly raise awareness amongst our staff about the need to drive with extra care every time we travel across the Forest and are keen to work with the Shared Forest project to spread the word to other local employers. By cascading safe driving messages to our employees and networks we can reach the people who are at greatest risk of an accident.’

The launch will be presented by the Hon Mrs Mary Montagu-Scott, High Sheriff of Hampshire, and feature the six local businesses that have worked with Shared Forest to shape the aims of the group.

All businesses and organisations attending the Show will be invited as well as Hampshire County Council, the police and other organisations concerned with road safety in the New Forest.

New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, July 10 2017
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Week commencing Monday 3rd July 2017

04/07/2017 Black Cow - Killed Little Wood to Hatchet - B3055 (E) R Maton
07/07/2017 Coloured Donkey Foal - Killed - HIT & RUN Hyde School Crossroads P Rix


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, July 3 2017
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Week commencing Monday 26th June 2017

We are very pleased to report that there were no RTA’s involving Commoners stock for the above week.

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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, June 26 2017
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Week commencing Monday 19th June 2017

I’m pleased to report there were no RTA’s involving Forest stock last week.

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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, June 19 2017
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Week commencing Monday 12th June 2017

16/06/2017 Pony - Nothing Found Crockford Clump - B3054 R Maton
17/06/2017 Foal - Nothing Found - HIT & RUN Rhinefield Road Brockenhurst R Maton


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, June 5 2017
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Week commencing Monday 29th May 2017

02/06/2017 Brown Filly - Uninjured - HIT & RUN St Leonards Road, Beaulieu R Maton
02/06/2017 Chestnut Mare - Injured & Destroyed Brook - Roundhill - B3078 R Maton


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Tuesday, May 30 2017
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Week commencing Monday 22nd May 2017

25/05/2017 Cow - Uninjured Hatchet Pond - B3054 R Maton
27/05/2017 Bay Mare - Killed - WEARING REFLECTIVE COLLAR Beaulieu Aerodrome - B3054 M Lovell


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, May 22 2017
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Week commencing Monday 15th May 2017

17/05/2017 Cow - Nothing Found Balmer Lawn - B3056 M Lovell
20/05/2017 Black Stallion – Uninjured & Bay Gelding – Injured after both ran into the side of a car Pitmore Lane Sway R Maton
20/05/2017 Lamb - Injured & Destroyed Kewlake Lane, Bramshaw J Gerrelli


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, May 15 2017
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Week commencing Monday 8th May 2017

09/05/2017 Black Steer - Injured - HIT & RUN Appleslade P Rix
09/05/2017 Black Mare - Injured & Destroyed - HIT & RUN Linwood P Rix


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Another Hit & Run. Pony & Steer Linwood 9th May - Thursday, May 11 2017
The Agister was called to attend an injured steer on the Linwood Road at approximately 7:30 PM on the evening of Wednesday, 9th May 2017.

On the way to the scene of the accident the Agister found a pony with a broken leg. A witness saw a white Audi hit the steer on the bridge the Appleslade car park. The pony was nearby outside the red shoot public house, it is possible that both animals were hit by the same vehicle.

No one has come forward saying they were responsible for either accident.

The pony was humanely destroyed by the Agister. The steer was injured and is lame.

We are offering a reward of up to £1000 to anyone who provides information leading to the successful conviction of the driver or drivers responsible for these accidents.

Anyone with information is asked to ring the Verderers office on 023 8028 2052, or Hampshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1013 for the steer and 1015 for the pony of 9th May 2015.


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Wednesday, May 10 2017
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Week commencing Monday 1st May 2017

04/05/2017 Brown Mare - Killed Crows Nest - B3078 A Napthine
04/05/2017 Skewbald In foal Shetland mare - Killed - HIT & RUN Crockford to Norleywood Crossroads - B3054 R Maton
06/05/2017 Chestnut Filly - Injured & Destroyed Blackgutter - B3078 A Napthine


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Two Escaped Shetlands - Ibsley *FOUND* - Saturday, May 6 2017
Found!!! Thank you so much for your shares and help everybody. Both are home safe and sound and hosed down!!

HIT & RUN RTA - Friday, May 5 2017
Thursday night 4th May 2017 at approximately 10.45 p.m.

On Thursday night a brown and white Shetland mare which was heavily in-foal was involved in an RTA between Crockford Car Park and Norley Wood Crossroads on the B3054 which is the road between Lymington and Beaulieu. The vehicle was travelling towards Beaulieu from the Lymington direction and the driver responsible failed to stop and has not reported the accident.

The evidence shows the poor mare was dragged along under the car for approximately 20 metres. The impact with the vehicle resulted in the mare aborting her foal during the collision. Both mare and foal were found by another driver by a short time after the accident had happened. At that time the foal was still alive. By the time the Agister arrived, the foal had also died.

The Police are in possession of some debris from the vehicle involved, including part of the number plate. The vehicle has been identified as being a Ford.

A member of the public found the mare and foal on the carriageway and reported the accident to an Agister via a friend who lives down the road and knew who to ring.

We are offering a reward of up to £1,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the successful conviction of the driver who was responsible for this accident. Anyone with information is asked to ring the Verderers’ Office on 023 8028 2052, or Hampshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1058 of 4th May 2017.

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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Tuesday, May 2 2017
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Week commencing Monday 24th April 2017

27/04/2017 Bay Filly - Injured & Destroyed - WEARING REFLECTIVE COLLAR Burley Road Brockenhurst R Maton
30/04/2017 Black Angus Steer - Injured & Destroyed Little Wood to Hatchet - B3055 (E) R Maton


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New Forest Traffic Accidents Involving Commoners Stock - Monday, April 24 2017
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Week commencing Monday 17th April 2017
20/04/2017 Brown Jenny Foal - Uninjured Hatchet Pond - B3054 R Maton
23/04/2017 Dark coloured pony – Nothing Found Close to Marlpit Oak Crossroads – B3055 (W) R Maton


Week commencing Monday 10th April 2017
We are very pleased to report that there were no RTA’s involving Commoners stock for the above week.


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ITV Documentary - Vehicle Scams - Wednesday, April 12 2017
ITV documentary series looking to speak to victims of online vehicle scams in the equestrian community.

Wild Pictures are currently making a documentary for ITV 1 exploring online fake vehicle scams. Wild Pictures (www.wildpictures.co.uk ) specialises in producing high quality factual programmes for all the major UK and international broadcasters.

As part of our documentary we are really hoping to speak to victims to help build a picture of the impact fraud has on individuals, their families and their business. At this stage, Wild Pictures are seeking only a preliminary background chat. The information passed on would be treated as entirely confidential and would not constitute an agreement to be filmed or participate in the programme.

We fully understand that this can be difficult to talk about, but would appreciate the opportunity to speak to anyone affected by this crime. We strongly believe that victim testimony can be incredibly important in raising public awareness and therefore hopefully preventing others from being targeted. We want our films to illustrate the human cost of what is often wrongly described as a ‘victimless crime’.

If you are prepared to talk to us on an off- the- record basis, please call Elspeth on 0203 227 4938 or email elspeth@wildpictures.co.uk

We’d like to thank everyone in advance for their time on this matter. If you are happy to speak with us, we look forward to hearing from you.

Kind Regards
Elspeth Fisher

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