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Summary

  1. Farewell flypast for the Lynx helicopter
  2. Disused ward at Royal Bournemouth Hospital to become a private unit
  3. Search off Bournemouth Pier after person 'seen going into the water'
  4. Updates from Friday 17 March

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  1. That's all for today

    The BBC Local Live service for Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight will resume on Monday 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 good weekend!

  2. Tottenham v Southampton: MOTD Commentator's Notes

    Simon Brotherton

    Match of the Day commentator

    Last week's FA Cup thrashing of Millwall came at a heavy price for Tottenham, who now face  four to six weeks without their star striker Harry Kane.

    "It's his second spell on the sidelines this season and others will need to step up if they're to maintain any sort of a challenge to Chelsea at the top. Spurs have already played top-flight opposition without Kane in the team nine times in the current campaign. In those nine matches, they managed only three wins and eight goals.

    "Finding the net hasn't been a problem for Southampton lately, who have won their last two away games at Sunderland and Watford, scoring four in each of them.

    "They also  won this fixture last season 2-1,  inflicting a first defeat for Mauricio Pochettino against his former club."

    Spurs
  3. Ultimatum set for Swanage Bandstand

    A 96-year-old bandstand on the Dorset coast will be dismantled unless a viable offer is made to repair it.

    Swanage Bandstand, dating back to 1923, had its roof removed due to storm damage in 2012.

    The town council said it would fill in the sunken site if no proposals for restoring or replacing it are made in the next six months.

    The Swanage Town Band, which performs at the venue, said it was consulting its members over its future.

    Swanage bandstand
  4. Meet the cycling jewel thieves

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    Video caption: Gang travels by bike to stores stealing gems worth millions

    A gang of jewel thieves, who used bikes to get around, have been jailed for a total of 47 years.

    Six men were sentenced at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court for the offences committed between November 2015 and September 2016. A seventh man is awaiting sentence.

    They raided shops in Milton Keynes, Oxford, Lancashire, Hampshire, Kent, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby, Peterborough and Stratford-upon-Avon. 

    Staffordshire Police said the group could be linked to the crime academy in Romania which trains people in evading detection.

  5. Bournemouth v Swansea: MOTD Commentators Notes

    Mark Scott

    Match of the Day commentator

    Strikers were in the spotlight for these two sides last weekend.

    Joshua King shrugged off a missed penalty to  continue his hot streak , while  Swansea struggled  when Fernando Llorente was forced off.

    So Eddie Howe's relief at Bournemouth ending their winless run would have been an emotion shared by Paul Clement upon learning his top scorer will be fit for this one.

    You'd argue the loss at Hull was Swansea's first real setback under Clement, as their only other league defeats came against Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea.

    He was disappointed with their defending at the KCOM Stadium and, given both clubs are far from watertight at the back, we should be in for goals (…cue a 0-0 and last spot on MOTD!)

    Joshua King
  6. Basingstoke company bag £14m deal to deliver lifesaving medical monitors

    A Basingstoke company is set to deliver lifesaving medical monitors to the UK Armed Forces. 

    Tempus Pro monitors, designed and manufactured by Remote Diagnostic Technologies (RDT), will be used by the forces in a £14m deal with the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

    The deal will sustain 50 jobs and the monitors will help facilitate emergency treatment for Royal Navy, British Army, and RAF personnel if they are injured or taken ill on active duty.

    The Tempus Pro medical monitor in action

    The portable monitors have been chosen by the MoD because they are lightweight, robust and can be used on land, at sea or in the air. 

    They work by transmitting medical data such as blood pressure, pulse and respiratory rate in real time back to medical facilities and treatment teams, giving them a better understanding of a patient’s condition ahead of time.  

  7. Cue Card falls in Cheltenham Gold Cup

    Sizing John won the Cheltenham Gold Cup, with the popular Cue Card falling at the third fence from home.

    The so-called "people's favourite", Cue Card trained by Dorset trainer Colin Tizzard fell at the same fence in last year's race.

    Gold Cup
  8. Police helicopter manhunt for burglar

    Police have launched a manhunt this afternoon for a burglar who was caught when a family found him in their home. 

    According to The Daily Echo , the police helicopter was launched above the Bassett area. 

    The man fled the home in Lingwood Close after being discovered at about 11:45 GMT this morning.

  9. 'It's fantastic for Redmond and Ward-Prowse'

    Tottenham v Southampton (Sun, 14:15 GMT)

    Southampton

    Nathan Redmond

    Team news: Southampton right-back Jeremy Pied, who suffered a knee injury after making just one appearance since signing in the summer, could be training with the first team next week. He was supposed to be out for the season, so that's great news.

    Striker Charlie Austin is close to a return too, having been out with a shoulder injury.

    And here's manager Claude Puel on opponents Tottenham: " They have a lot of wins at home, so it's a good challenge for us. It will be interesting to see our progress.

    "It's difficult with one game every two weeks to keep concentration, but it's important to have a good response at Spurs."

    And on the England senior call-ups for Nathan Redmond and James Ward-Prowse:  "It's fantastic for them and for the club."

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A326 Hampshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A326 Hampshire both ways severe accident, between Twiggs Lane and Main Road.

    A326 Hampshire - A326 Marchwood By-Pass in Marchwood closed and very slow traffic in both directions between the Twiggs Lane junction and Dibden Roundabout, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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