New Forest has 'chronic problem' with cycling schemes

Cancelled hire bike scheme is 'tip of the iceberg' according to transport campaigner

The New Forest National Park Authority (NFNPA) may spend just 15% of its £3.57m government funding on schemes criticised for being "neither innovative nor likely to use up all the funds awarded".

After the Park's £2m "Boris Bike" scheme was abandoned in August, partly due to lack of local support, Local Transport Today magazine discovered two of the other projects in the original bid will not be delivered as originally planned either.

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