The following notice has been received from the Hampshire Country Watch team on Thursday 7th March 2013.
It has been brought to our attention that up to nine dogs have died after being walked in the Ogdens area of the Forest in the last ten days. The cases are currently being investigated by the Forestry Commission with support from the Environment Agency and New Forest District Council. Natural England remains in close contact with partners and is available to support the enquiry if required.
If your dog becomes ill after walking on the Forest please seek veterinary attention immediately.
Country Watch Sergeant
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This year’s Annual Parish Meeting The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 23 April at Ellingham Church Hall at 7.30pm. Pop the date in your diary and come along to hear the Chairman’s Annual Report, this year’s Guest Speaker Lee Hulin, an Outdoors Ranger for the National Trust, and take the opportunity to address the Parish Council and the Guest Speaker on any topics that of concern within the Parish. Topped off with some nibbles and refreshments, we look forward to welcoming you!
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