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Summary

  1. Man found with serious stab wounds in Bournemouth alleyway
  2. Deacon Blue, Busted and Rick Astley set for Car-Fest South
  3. South of England house price increases 'slowing'
  4. Updates from Friday 28 April. Main image: Mottisfont House

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

You can still get in touch by email, on our Hampshire and Dorset Facebook pages or on Twitter @BBC_Hampshire and @BBCDorset.  

Have a great Bank Holiday weekend!

Latest news headlines: Cells locked after prison staff attacks

Sport headlines: Robinson named as new British Sailing Olympic performance manager

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Famous Jane Austen portrait comes to Winchester

One of the most famous images of Jane Austen is to go on display in Winchester, where she is buried, to mark the 200th anniversary of the author's death.

The watercolour, by James Andrews, was bought by a private collector, believed to live in the United States, at a London auction in 2013.

The portrait, which also appears on the new £10 note, will go on show at Winchester Discovery Centre from 13 May - 24 July.

Jane Austen portrait
Private collection / Press Association

Weather outlook: Dry and sunny

BBC Weather

It'll be mostly dry overnight with variable amounts of cloud, and just the small chance of an isolated light shower. 

BBC Weather chart for the South of England on 28 April 2017
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Tomorrow will be mostly dry with sunny spells.

It'll feeling quite warm by afternoon but will become breezier later.  

BBC Weather chart for the South of England for 29 April 2017
BBC

Check out the full Bank Holiday forecast here on the BBC Weather site.

Travel latest: Lines reopen after train breakdown at Hilsea

Travel latest: M3 delays

British Sailing: Mark Robinson named new Olympic performance manager

BBC Sport

British Sailing have named Mark Robinson as their new Olympic performance manager.

Mark Robinson
Miles Standish

Robinson, 42, will start in June after holding a similar post with Australia.

He succeeds Stephen Park, now performance director with British Cyclingand will lead the bid for medals at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

"I feel immensely privileged to be given the opportunity to lead such a successful team into Tokyo 2020 and beyond," Robinson said.

Travel latest: Broken down train at Hilsea causing disruption

Blandford Bank Holiday road closure map

The following roads will be closed or partially closed to vehicles, cyclists and horse riders during the Blandford Georgian Fayre in the town:

  • White Cliff Mill Street
  • Bryanston Street
  • Salisbury Street
  • The Plocks
  • Church Lane
  • Market Place
  • West Street
  • East Street
  • Sheep Market Hill 
  • The Close  

The closures will be in place from 05:00 BST to 19:00, during which time the northern part of the normally one-way B3082 White Cliff Mill Street will be open to two-way traffic.

Road closure map
Dorset County Council

Severe disruption: M3 Hampshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M3 Hampshire southbound severe disruption, at J11 for A3090.

M3 Hampshire - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M3 southbound at J11, A3090 (Winchester South), because of a broken down lorry.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M3 Hampshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M3 Hampshire southbound severe disruption, between J5 for A287 and J6 for A30.

M3 Hampshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M3 southbound between J5, A287 (Hook) and J6, A30 (Basingstoke).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Your pictures: Beautiful skies

Thanks to BBC Weather Watchers "TomW", "out to grass" and "CourierAnt" for their pictures of beautiful skies above Shanklin on the Isle of Wight, Hill Head in Hampshire and Long Bredy in Dorset.

Shanklin
TomW
Hill Head
out to grass
Long Bredy
CourierAnt

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Severe disruption: A3055 Isle Of Wight both ways

BBC News Travel

A3055 Isle Of Wight both ways severe disruption, between Southdown Road and Hulverstone Lane.

A3055 Isle Of Wight - A3055 in Brook closed in both directions between the Southdown Road junction and the Hulverstone Lane junction. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Council expands property portfolio

Portsmouth City Council has agreed to buy a new retail park which it said could generate up to £1m a year.

The construction of Portsmouth Retail Park in North Harbour is expected to be completed next spring, the authority said.

Artist's impression of Portsmouth Retail Park
Portsmouth City Council

The purchase is part of a council strategy to invest in commercial property across England to raise income.

The authority said its 10 commercial assets currently generated a profit of £4.3m a year.

The Bournemouth University student with a 3D-printed skull implant

Tiffany Cullern, 20, had part of her skull removed with a tumour two years ago

Football fan avoids Saints beer can throw ban

Howe wants to break 40-point mark this weekend

BBC Sport

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe isn't taking anything for granted despite his side being seven points clear of the drop on 38 points, while Sunderland are stranded 12 points from safety.

Eddie Howe
Getty Images

I won't accept we're safe until it's mathematically done. We'd love to get over the 40 point barrier this weekend though. Any away game in the Premier League is difficult. While there's hope for Sunderland they'll keep going, it will be tough. We've been slightly more inconsistent than we'd have liked, but I see progression in the team and we're going the right way.

Eddie Howe

Travel warning: Bank Holiday road closures in Blandford

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Blandford Georgian Fayre - which includes stalls and exhibitions - has been held on the first Bank Holiday Monday in May for more than 24 years.

It attracts more than 30,000 people and raises cash for local charities.  

Blandford Georgian Fayre
Blandford Georgian Fayre

Gosport Marina yacht owner sought

Asda delivery van 'stolen' in Bournemouth

Officers are appealing for information after it was reported an Asda delivery van was stolen in Bournemouth.

Wellington Road, Bournemouth
Google

The driver of the van reported it was taken while he was making deliveries in Wellington Road (pictured) at about 18:30 on Wednesday, Dorset Police said.

The driver was informed by a member of the public that the van had been seen heading in the direction of Holdenhurst Road.

It was later recovered in the Totton area of Hampshire.

A 50-year-old man, of no fixed address, was arrested on suspicion of theft and driving offences and has since been released under investigation.

Travel latest: Portsmouth to Fishbourne ferry service delay

Listen: Dorset composer once mistaken for pop star Lisa Stansfield

BBC Radio Solent

Graham Stansfield reveals he was once sent £20,000 of Lisa Stansfield's royalties
Portsmouth manager Paul Cook

Portsmouth boss Paul Cook suggests he will keep faith with the majority of his squad for the step up to League One.

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Appeal to trace next of kin

An appeal has been made to help trace the next of kin of a man from Ipswich.

Paul Backhouse, who resided at an address in Emmanuel Close, died on 17 April, at the age of 68. 

There were no suspicious circumstances.

Officers would like to trace anyone who may have known Mr Backhouse.

It is believed he had links locally, in Portsmouth and overseas in America.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Bournemouth

A pedestrian who was hit by a car in Bournemouth on Wednesday has died of her injuries.

Southbourne Road
Google

The 87-year-old woman was stuck in Southbourne Road (pictured) at about 11:45 BST.

She suffered serious injuries to her legs and head and was taken to hospital, where she has since died of her injuries.

Officers are appealing for witnesses.

Two Southampton schools 'extend hours in favour of longer holidays'

Artur Boruc

Bournemouth goalkeeper Artur Boruc extends his deal with the club to 2018 after triggering an appearance clause in his contract.

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Southampton's Harbour Lights Picturehouse 'to hold Bank Holiday weekend film festival'

Bournemouth: Howe 'really pleased' with Boruc extension

BBC Sport

Eddie Howe said he is "really pleased" Artur Boruc has extended his contract through to summer 2018.

Artur Boruc
All Sport/Getty Images

"He's been so consistent for us and in really good form," he said, adding: "He's won us points this season."

But don't expect Howe to be distracted by the big fight on Saturday night at Wembley between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.

"I'm not a boxing fan, it's one sport I don't follow. I do appreciate and respect the training, but the focus is on us," he added.

Goalkeeper Artur Boruc extends stay at Bournemouth

BBC Sport

Milestone reached for Great Western Railway's new train fleet

The new fleet of Intercity Express Trains for the Great Western Railway (GWR) line from London to the South West has reached a new milestone, the firm has said.

The route will link Paddington to Exeter and Cornwall via Reading and Newbury.

The test train in Japan
GWR
The test train being loaded at Kobe port, Japan
GWR

The first five-car test train left Japan for the UK on Wednesday and is expected to reach Southampton port in June, GWR said.  

The Class 802 fleet is currently being built in Pistoia, Italy, and due to enter passenger service next summer.

In total, three test trains will be used ahead of the trains entering service.

The Class 800 fleet, built at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, is currently being tested in the UK and due to enter service later this year.

Bournemouth stabbing: Man 'critical but stable'

The condition of a man who was stabbed in a Bournemouth alleyway on Thursday is described as critical but stable, Dorset Police has said.

The force added no arrests had been made.

The man, in his 40s and from Bournemouth, was discovered with stab wounds on a path linking Manor Road and East Overcliffe Drive at 11:40 BST on Thursday.

'Thousands of warning letters sent' as result of speedwatch scheme

A crackdown on speeding drivers in Dorset has been relaunched by police. 

The force is handing out special equipment to volunteers to record those exceeding speed limits through the county's towns and villages as part of the Community Speedwatch scheme. 

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Seven Seas Festival: Jazz and blues 'movers' wanted

Sport headlines: Bournemouth bid for Premier League safety

BBC Sport

  • Bournemouth can mathematically secure their Premier League safety this weekend, and could also relegate Sunderland in the process
  • Southampton manager Claude Puel says it will be a good season for the club if Saints can finish their Premier League campaign in the top half of the table
  • In non-league football, Poole Town finish their first season in National League South with a home game against Dartford
  • In cricket, Hampshire opened up their Royal London One Day Cup campaign with a victory at Kent yesterday