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Summary

  1. Unconscious woman rescued from Poole flat fire
  2. Teenage girl seriously hurt in Weymouth car crash
  3. Woman's body 'undiscovered for three weeks' in flat
  4. Mary Rose shipwreck skulls go online in 3D
  5. New Forest businesses urged to take advantage of EU grants despite Brexit
  6. Updates on Monday 5 September

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

Mary Rose skulls in 3D

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Here's the weather for the rest of the day and tomorrow morning, with Holly Green.

BBC South Weather on Monday 5 September 2016

Slow on the motorway

Watersports festival celebrates 10th anniversary

Thousands enjoy the annual Hayling Island watersports festival.
The three-day national watersports festival was held on Hayling Island.
Thousands of spectators were treated to races and displays, which attracts some of the biggest names in watersports, including world and Olympic champions.
The festival’s organiser Allan Cross spoke to BBC Radio Solent's Neil Sackley.

Police appeal after seven cars set alight in Poole

Police have appealed for information about an incident in the early hours of Saturday in which a number of cars were alight in a street in Poole.

Firefighters and police officers discovered seven vehicles alight when they were called to  English Ford in Yarrow Road. They included a white Ford Focus, a black Mercedes Benz, a red Vauxhall Movano and a silver Volkswagen Golf. 

Const Jamie Spry of Dorset Police said: “From our initial investigation it would appear that one car was set alight and the fire then spread to a further six vehicles." 

Artist sought for new public work for city

A new £10,000 piece of public art is being planned for the heart of Winchester.

The city council is inviting expressions of interest from artists and designers interested in creating and installing the work next to the 1960s Casson Block on St George's Street.

Casson Block in Winchester
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The Casson Block enhancement scheme is under way and will create an excellent site for an exciting piece of art to complement our existing range of public art. We are proud of the Kite Flyer, Luminous Motion and the painted bollards which are amongst a whole host of pieces in the city which inspire, entertain and engage.

Councillor Steve MillerWinchester City Council, portfolio holder for economy and arts

Travel: M3 closures this weekend

Inquiry begins into homes plan refusal

A public inquiry begins tomorrow as developers challenge the refusal of planning permission for 100 homes on the edge of Southampton.

Eastleigh Borough Council refused outline planning permission for the land off Botley Road, West End.

The four-day inquiry will begin at 10:00 in the Shaun Udal Suite at the Ageas Bowl.

Weather Watchers: Clinging cloud

BBC Weather Watchers

It looks like it's continuing to be a cloudy day for some, especially in Morcombelake where the low cloud is clinging to the hillside.

Mist in Morcombelake
Sue on the hill / Weather Watchers

Thank you to Sue On The Hill who has just uploaded this photo to our Weather Watchers page.  

Matt Le Tissier's advice sought by Guernsey FC boss

BBC Sport

Guernsey FC boss Tony Vance has sought advice from former England international Matt Le Tissier as his side continues to search for their first victory of the season.

Le Tissier, 47, watched on as Guernsey drew 2-2 with Chatham Town on Saturday.

Matt Le Tissier
Fran Torode

Le Tissier, who was born on the island, previously served as club president.

The former Southampton striker made one substitute appearance for the Green Lions in April 2013, 11 years after retiring from the professional game.

Listen: Watersports festival celebrates 10th anniversary

Thousands enjoy the annual Hayling Island watersports festival

Dog rescued from house fire

A dog has been rescued from a house fire on the Isle of Wight.

Crews were called to the property in Sloop Lane, Wootton Bridge, at about 13:40.

No people were inside the property and the fire was put out by 14:10.

Penguin toddlers arrive in Bournemouth

A new colony of penguin toddlers has arrived at Oceanarium, Bournemouth.

It's hoped they will pair up and eventually produce youngsters of their own.

The six juvenile Humboldt penguins have joined up with the existing group.

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Bournemouth University's Talbot Campus building plan approved

Proposals for a new academic building at Bournemouth University have been approved. 

The four-storey Poole Gateway Building at its Talbot Campus on Wallisdown Road will house support facilities for technology and media students.

Poole Gateway Building
Bournemouth University

Construction is due to start in 2017 following its approval by the Borough of Poole. It is due to be completed by September 2019.

It is part of a £100m programme to expand facilities at the university.

Bestival: Drugs warning from police

Police are warning festival goers that there is a no-tolerance approach to drugs at Bestival.

The four-day event opens on Thursday at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight.

Tents at Bestival 2016
PA

If you are found with drugs or psychoactive substances you will at the very least be ejected from site... and there is a very good chance you will be arrested and prosecuted. Even just dabbling in illegal drugs and psychoactive substances can have catastrophic or fatal consequences – you might believe you’ll be fine, but how do you know?

Supt Andy HoughtonHampshire Constabulary, Silver Commander for Bestival 2016

Refugee plan being drawn up for island

Weather Watchers: Time for a dip

BBC Weather Watchers

Weather Watcher Penny Wade snapped this seagull having a paddle at Hythe this morning.

Seagull
Penny Wade / Weather Watchers

Let us know what the weather is doing where you are and send us your photos on the Weather Watchers page.

Bestival: Pre-event advice from police

Boy, 13, missing from Hampshire home

Matt Le Tissier

Guernsey FC boss Tony Vance has been given advice by Matt Le Tissier as his side continues to search for their first victory of the season.

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BreakingUnconscious woman rescued from flat fire

Fire crews have rescued an unconscious woman from a fire in a flat in Poole.

Firefighters forced their way into the ground floor flat in Norton Way shortly after 10:00 and carried the woman to safety.

They said it appeared the fire started in a grill pan which had been left on.

It is understood the woman was not unconscious as a result of the fire or smoke.

Roadworks start in Ferndown tomorrow

Travel: Road closure in Eastleigh after crash

BBC Travel

Wide Lane in Eastleigh is closed in both directions between the Mitchell Way junction and the A335 junction, because of an accident.

Travel map
Google

For the latest, visit the BBC travel pages.

'No regrets' over Hampshire spinner

Liam Dawson and Eoin Morgan

No regrets over Dawson, says Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan says he has no regrets over the selection of spinner Liam Dawson for the final ODI defeat by Pakistan.

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Man injured in incident that 'spilled on to street'

A man suffered serious leg injuries in an attack in Southsea yesterday.

Three men have been arrested over the incident which happened in Waverley Road at about 08:30.

The victim, in his 20s, is being treated at Queen Alexandra Hospital.

A number of lines of enquiry are being followed and witnesses being spoken to in and around Waverley Road to establish exactly what happened.

Det Insp Adam PriceHampshire Constabulary, Eastern Investigations

Person rescued from house fire

Commuter group in Southern legal bid

Newly-formed action group Association of British Commuters says it plans to bring a judicial review into the handling of the Southern rail franchise.

Last week the government announced a £20m fund and a new review board to help improve Southern services.

Southern trains
PA

The association is crowdfunding to take the case against the Department for Transport to the High Court.  

Probe after car wash raid

Appeal to save children's centres

Bales stacked up in front of services sign

'Heinous' carer took £18,000 from her clients

Ronnie Moore

Eastleigh manager Ronnie Moore says he has been 'pleasantly surprised' by his team after their third straight win.

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Weather Watchers: Slug sandwich

It's good weather for slugs and even better if you're a slug living in Ventnor.

Janes Garden posted this picture on our Weather Watchers page of the garden pests tucking into an open sandwich.

Slugs eating bread
Janes Garden / Weather Watchers

Not satisfied with destroying your hostas, it seems they're now turning their attention to the bird food.

What's the weather doing where you live? Become a Weather Watcher and share your photos.

Travel: Crash in Dorchester

There's slow traffic in Dorchester on the B3150 High West Street in both directions at the Trinity Street junction because of an accident.

Travel map
Google

For the latest, visit the BBC travel pages.  

Football: Pompey ease past Crawley

Curtis Main scored a first-half brace as Portsmouth eased past Crawley in their League Two clash at Fratton Park on Saturday.

Football score graphic
BBC

The goals were the summer signing's first in the league this season with fellow striker Gary Roberts also finding the back of the net to take his tally to four.  

Bird's eye view: Boomtown fire

An aerial image of burnt-out cars at this year's Boomtown Fair is among a series of images released by the Ordnance Survey.

Aerial shot of burnt-out cars at Boomtown Fair festival
Ordnance Survey

By coincidence, the OS flying unit was surveying near Winchester in August, just days after the fire which destroyed more than 80 cars.

Travel: A338 Wessex Way reopens

The A338 in Bournemouth has now reopened following an earlier accident but it remains busy around the town.

For the latest, visit the BBC travel pages.

Crash in Shaftesbury