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Summary

  1. Ofsted chairman quits over Isle of Wight 'ghetto' comments
  2. Speeding ex-BHS boss banned from driving
  3. Former aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious destined for scrapyard.
  4. Boy, 13, killed in Ferrari crash
  5. Calls for tougher penalties for people who litter on Bournemouth beach
  6. Updates on Tuesday 23 August

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By Roz Tappenden and Michael Stoddard

All times stated are UK

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The Ferrari F50 crashed on an access road linking Newlyns and Lodge Farms

A 13-year-old boy died when a Ferrari F50 sports car he was in crashed on a farm road in Hampshire, police say.

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That's all for today

The BBC Local Live service for Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight will resume tomorrow at 08:00.

Thanks for joining us and we will see you again in the morning.

Keep up with Somerset v Hampshire

BBC Sport

Hampshire are playing away at Somerset - you can follow all the action with BBC Sport. 

The visitors are 281 for 6 at the close of the first day, with the game due to resume at 11:00 tomorrow.

Somerset v Hampshire - score updates

Cricket stumps and a ball
BBC Sport

Slow going on the motorways

There are still delays on Hampshire's motorways and major roads this evening.

The M271, M27, A3, A31, A34 and A35 are all heavy going, thanks to a combination of crashes, breakdowns and weight of traffic.

Heavy traffic on M271.

Weather outlook

It will be fine and very warm this evening, with plenty more sunshine to end the day. 

All parts will remain dry and rather humid overnight, with lows of about 17C (62F).

BBC Weather chart for Tuesday 23 August for the South of England
BBC

Tomorrow will remain dry with a fair amount of sunshine. 

However, it will turn cloudier with a risk of thundery showers by the evening. 

Highs of about 24C (75F).

BBC Weather chart for Wednesday 24 August for the South of England
BBC

For a full 10-day forecast, visit the BBC Weather site.

Weather Watchers: The shining sea at Lyme

BBC Weather Watchers

Lyme Regis
PhilM

Thanks to PhilM for uploading this photo of Lyme Regis on to our Weather Watchers page earlier.

Breaking'Unexplained' death investigated in Southampton

Police are investigating the death of a man at a property in Southampton.

Officers were called shortly before midday to reports a man's body had been found at an address in Oakley Road.

A police spokesman said the death is currently being treated as unexplained.   

Police Tape
BBC

Your photos: A picturesque scene from Dorset

Mark Bobin took this photo of Minterne House, near Dorchester, yesterday evening.

Minterne House
Mark Bobin

Send us your photos via email or on Twitter @BBC_Hampshire and @BBCDorset.

Video: Poet pays tribute to Team GB stars

The poet and broadcaster Pam Ayres has written a specially-commissioned piece to mark the return of Team GB from the Rio Olympics.

It was written for BBC local radio and is being broadcast as the team arrives back in the UK.

Team GB came second in the medal table with 27 golds.

BreakingCongestion on M271, A31 and M27

BBC Travel

There are delays heading out of Southampton following a crash on the M271.  

All lanes have been re-opened but there is congestion on both carriageways, adding to earlier problems on the A31 and M27.

Click onBBC Travel for the latest.

Map of the road closures in Hampshire
BBC

Warm weather coincides with burglary spike

There have been at least nine burglaries in Portsmouth since Monday 15 August involving homes with open windows.  

Items stolen include tablets, smartphones and bank cards. 

Roads targeted include Northern Parade, Phoenix Square, Jervis Road, Strode Road, Burbidge Grove, Nettlestone Road, Boulton Road, Jessie Road and Outram Road.

Opportunistic thieves take advantage of insecure homes, therefore I would urge residents to ensure they lock windows and doors securely before going to bed and to not leave valuables on display.

Det Sgt Martin CrockerHampshire Constabulary

Man wanted over car park attempted murder

Police are trying to find Farai Kambarami, 25, who has links to Portsmouth, London, Surrey and Wolverhampton, in connection with an attempted murder in Milton Keynes yesterday.

A 34-year-old woman was driving in central MK when a black Honda CR-V, registration BT57 0FE, struck her. She drove to a car park but was followed by the man in the Honda.

He got out of the car and attacked her with what police believe to be a knife, leaving her with stab wounds to the throat and arm.

Farai Kambarami
Thames Valley Police

Shed fire 'can be seen from M27'

Residents 'without phones or internet for four days'

Scores of villagers in Charlton Down near Dorchester were left without telephone landline services, including internet, for up to four days.

BT confirmed a power cut in the area had affected the service to "dozens rather than hundreds" of customers over "a number of days".

Charlton Down
Google

The company said "additional complications" meant lines were not reconnected after the power came back.

All lines should have been reconnected this afternoon, a spokesman said.

Overturned caravan: 'Lots to clear up'

A31/M27 Westbound shut at J2 M27. Car towing a caravan rolled over. No injuries but lots to clear up. Rd likely to be closed for about 2hrs.

More strike dates announced in Southern rail dispute

Workers on Southern trains are to stage a 48-hour strike on 7 and 8 September in the continuing dispute over the role of guards, the RMT union has announced.

The union is fighting plans by Southern owner Govia Thameslink (GTR) to turn conductors into "on-board supervisors", with drivers taking over responsibility for opening and closing carriage doors.

Southern trains
PA

Services have been disrupted for months due to industrial action.

Changes to the role of guards were imposed from Sunday.

Southern workers to stage 48-hour strike

Workers at Southern Railway, which runs services in Hampshire, are to stage a 48-hour strike on 7 and 8 September, the RMT union says.

Hit-and-run investigators release CCTV of car

CCTV has been released of a car thought to be involved in a hit-and-run crash which left a man with life-changing injuries.

The red Vauxhall van is believed to have struck the 79-year-old in Grosvenor Road, Aldershot at about 22:15 on 3 July.

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Crews extinguish car fire in Poole

10:35 #Poole crew extinguished a car fire on Cynthia Road using 2 BA wearers and 2 hose reel jets.

Travel: Crash closes one lane on the M3

There's one lane closed and queuing traffic on the M3 northbound between junction 9 for the A34 Winnal Roundabout and junction 8, A30 Andover, because of an accident.  

For the latest, visit the BBC travel pages.

First Dorset bus drivers' strike: Arbitration talks 'in doubt'

Sue Paz

BBC News Online

A bus firm has accused a union of failing to understand the arbitration process in a dispute over drivers' pay.

About 60% of bus drivers in Weymouth and Bridport are involved in a ninth week of strike action.

Striking bus drivers
BBC

First Dorset said the Unite union wanted to reserve the right to vote on the arbitrator's binding decision.

However, Unite said it was its members, and not the union, who wanted the right to vote because they had "no trust" in the bus firm.

Overturned caravan causing congestion on the A31

BBC Travel

The A31 in Stoney Cross is blocked and there's stationary traffic westbound around Fritham because of an overturned caravan. Congestion is stretching back to Cadnam.

For the latest, visit the BBC travel pages.

Video: Lucy Martin gives you the latest weather forecast

BBC Weather for the South on Tuesday 23 August 2016

Holes drilled to deliberately poison trees

Trees thought to have been poisoned in Bournemouth have tested positive for herbicide.

Laboratory tests were carried out after drill holes and a "crystal-like" substance was found on the pines in West Cliff Green.

Poisoned trees
Chris Colledge

West Cliff Residents Association said it was informed by the borough council that the samples tested positive for "very high levels of the herbicide glyphosate".  

The Reverend Christopher Colledge, from the association, said: "It is now beyond doubt that the trees were deliberately sabotaged. The report has been sent to Dorset Police."

ATC torch handed over to Dorset and Wiltshire cadets

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wing Air Cadets have handed over the ATC torch to their Dorset and Wiltshire counterparts at Bournemouth Aviation Museum.

The torch relay, which started in John O'Groats, is being held to mark the 75th anniversary of the RAF Air Cadets.

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More acts confirmed for Bestival

Bestival has announced yet more acts for next month's festival on the Isle of Wight.

The latest names on the line-up include Jaguar Skills, Ashworth, Bugged Out and Justin Robertson.

Robert Smith
Getty Images

They join an already packed line-up including The Cure (pictured), Bastille, Years & Years and Carl Cox.  

Former aircraft carrier sold for scrap

The former aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious

Former aircraft carrier sold for scrap

Former aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious is sold for £2m for scrap metal by the Ministry of Defence after attempts to preserve it fail.

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Kaiser Chiefs fans will not get airshow refunds

Disappointed fans at Friday's abandoned Kaiser Chiefs concert will not get a refund, Bournemouth Borough Council has confirmed.

The band had been due to headline the Wave 105 Night Air event on Bournemouth beach on Friday as part of the town's annual air festival but the concert was stopped when the arena was inundated with sea water.

Concert arena at Bournemouth
Jon Elliot

With respect to refunds for Friday night it has been confirmed that, as per the terms and conditions, no refunds will be given through circumstances beyond the council’s control which results in a cancellation. Despite the disappointment of Kaiser Chiefs not performing, 80% of the concert did still go ahead including a 40 minute set by Travis, one of Britain’s biggest bands of the last 20 years.

SpokeswomanBournemouth Borough Council

David Hoare resignation: 'There are no winners'

People have been giving their reaction to the news that Ofsted chairman David Hoare has resigned after he branded the Isle of Wight a "ghetto".

There are no winners in this situation but he has done the right thing and hopefully Ofsted can move on. It will be a relief to parents and children at island schools, and to our teachers — they can put this behind them.

Chris WhitehouseConservative councillor for Newport West Ward

Weather Watchers: Boats at Poole

BBC Weather Watchers

Boats at Canford Cliffs
DorsetKelp

DorsetKelp posted this photo of the boats in Poole under grey skies on our Weather Watchers page earlier.

Queuing traffic on M3 after accident

There's queuing traffic and long delays on M3 southbound between junction 11, for the A3090 Winchester South, and junction 12, for the A335 Eastleigh, because of an accident involving three vehicles earlier on. 

All lanes have been re-opened but there's congestion to junction 9, A34 Winnal Roundabout.

For the latest, visit the BBC travel pages.

Could this be the most interesting home in Dorset?

BBC Radio Solent

After 25 years, the owners of Swanage's old water tower are selling the property for £1.25m.

When they bought the tower in the early 1990s, it was entirely derelict and hadn't been touched for more than 100 years. 

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They've since converted it into a five-bedroom home, complete with a 360-degree view of the Dorset coast.

Weather Watchers: Misty Warnford

BBC Weather Watchers

Weather Watcher Phee Nomennaa posted this photo of mist hanging in the valley near Warnford in Hampshire this morning.

Warnford
Phee Nomennaa

What's the weather like where you are? You can share your photos on the BBC Weather Watchers page.

Mud-stuck teen rescued from river bank

Southampton mud Rescue

Mud-stuck teen rescued from river bank

A teenager is rescued after becoming stuck in thick mud on a river bank.

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Dorset bus drivers' strike: 'Drivers want vote on arbitration decision not union'

Striking bus drivers in Weymouth and Bridport are demanding a vote on a "binding" arbitration decision in a long-running dispute over pay and not the union, Unite has said.

Unite regional officer Bob Lanning said it was because members had "no trust" in the bus company First Dorset. 

He said it comes after the firm demanded he sign a further paper, as well as the terms of reference of arbitration, agreeing that the union would adhere to arbitrator ACAS's decision, which he refused.

First Dorset bus in Weymouth
First Group

I know arbitration is binding, it is the members who are demanding a vote on the decision because they have no trust in First. The fact First wanted another piece of paper signing has caused them to be suspicious. If we go into arbitration the third party makes a ruling and that's that. If members then want a vote we would lose any support we have.

Bob LanningRegional officer for Unite

Ex-BHS boss loses licence over speeding

Dominic Chappell

Ex-BHS boss loses licence over speeding

Former BHS boss and racing driver Dominic Chappell, who bought the retail chain for £1, is banned from driving for six months after admitting speeding.

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'Lusty' to set to sail on final voyage

The former aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious is destined for the scrapyard.

It had been hoped the 22,000-tonne ship, based at Portsmouth, would be preserved after it left service in 2014.

Former aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious
MOD

But the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said the ship had been sold to a Turkish company for about £2m and is expected to leave Portsmouth in the autumn.

Mike Utley, former commanding officer said: "We will bid her farewell with a heavy heart but in the knowledge that everything has been done to find a use for her." 

Ofsted boss in Isle of Wight row quits

David Hoare

Ofsted boss in Isle of Wight row quits

Ofsted chairman David Hoare, who apologised after controversial remarks describing the Isle of Wight as a "ghetto", resigns.

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