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Summary

  1. Updates from Monday 23 April
  2. First Titanic menu fetches £100k at auction
  3. Family homeless after lightning strike
  4. No trains between Reading and Newbury

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  2. Hospital patient died 'after oxygen cylinder was left off'

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    A patient at St Mary's Hospital died after their oxygen cylinder was set, but not switched on, according to a report released by the Isle of Wight NHS Trust.

    The death was one of 20 at the hospital classed as a "serious incident" between September and December last year.

    The Isle of Wight NHS Trust said it was unable to comment on individual cases, although it said all serious incidents and potential incidents were taken "extremely seriously".

  3. Residents in 24 flats left homeless after fire

    Commercial Road fire

    Twenty-four households have been forced to find new accommodation after a fire at a Bournemouth block of flats.

    A top-floor apartment was completely destroyed by the oil pan blaze in Commercial Road on Saturday evening.

    All residents in the top three floors of the building have been moved out while the fire service carries out inspections, Bournemouth Borough Council said.

    The Bournemouth International Centre was opened on Saturday night as a temporary shelter.

  4. Drug dealer jailed after skipping trial

    Scott Woods

    A drug dealer who absconded during his trial in 2014 has been jailed for 12 years and four months at Bournemouth Crown Court.

    Scott Woods, 29, of West Lulworth, Dorset, was located in Alicante, Spain, in March and rearrested.

    He had been convicted in his absence of two counts of conspiring to supply a class A drug in Dorset.

    Woods was also previously ordered to pay more than £213,000 which he made from his crimes.

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire westbound severe disruption, at J7 for A334.

    M27 Hampshire - M27 lane blocked on exit slip road and heavy traffic westbound at J7, A334 (Hedge End), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  6. Second major sheep theft in Dorset within a week

    Thieves have stolen 32 ewes and 62 lambs from a field near Wimborne, Dorset.

    The raid happened between midday on Saturday and 13:15 on Sunday, police said.

    It follows the theft of 50 pregnant ewes from a farm at Child Okeford in north Dorset on Tuesday night.

    PC Maddy Dysterre-Clark said: “While at this stage we cannot confirm that the two incidents are linked, this is the second occasion in a short space of time where a large number of sheep have been stolen and is understandably likely to cause concern in the rural community."

  7. Steam loco on the tracks

    A Southern Railway 1920s ‘mogul’ steam locomotive is due to haul a main line passenger train through Yeovil, Dorchester and Weymouth for the first time in more than 50 years.

    Swanage Railway ‘U’ class steam locomotive No 31806 will be at the head of the 10-carriage train on Thursday as part of the Railway Touring Company’s marathon nine-day ‘Great Britain XI’ steam train around England, Scotland and Wales.

    Steam train
    Quote Message: The last time that a Southern Railway 1920s ‘mogul’ steam locomotive – like No. 31806 – hauled a passenger train on the main line in Dorset was in the summer of 1965 before the last of that class of steam locomotive were withdrawn from service by British Railways and sold off for scrap. from Trevor Parsons Swanage Railway Company
    Trevor ParsonsSwanage Railway Company
  8. Video content

    Video caption: Amazon Echo trial to help elderly and disabled people

    As many councils struggle with budget issues to deliver services such as social care, new technology is being used in one trial area.

  9. Farewell to Prince of Wales battleship survivor

    The funeral has taken place of one of the few surviving crew members from the sinking of the battleship HMS Prince of Wales in World War Two.

    Chris Peacey

    Chris Peacey from Gosport was just 17 when the ship was torpedoed off Singapore. He was rescued by a destroyer and went on to a long career in the Navy.

    Friends and Navy signatories gathered to pay tribute at a funeral service in Gosport.

    Chris Peacey
  10. 'Fake doctor' gave clients 'fake Botox' injections

    Three women suffered swelling and burning after being given what they thought was Botox by a man who falsely claimed he was a doctor, a trial has heard.

    Ozan Melin

    The women, including one from Poole, Dorset, were injected with an "unknown and extremely dangerous substance", Bournemouth Crown Court was told.

    The face of one of the victims was "swollen out of recognition".

    Ozan Melin, 42, of Pole Hill Road, Uxbridge, west London, denies three counts of grievous bodily harm (GBH).

  11. Red Jet approval for alcohol sales

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    The Red Jet terminal in Cowes will begin serving alcohol to customers, despite objections from a local resident and Cowes Town Council.

    Permission to serve alcohol between the hours of 9am and 11pm, Monday to Saturday, and between 10am to 11pm on Sundays, was approved by the Isle of Wight Council's licensing sub-committee.

    As part of the licence, Red Funnel must adhere to police conditions - including having CCTV in the yard, training for sales staff, and keeping written records of every incident of crime and disorder.

    Cowes Town Council objected, with local residents claiming the move will lead to more anti-social behaviour aroound the terminal.

    Red Jet
  12. How has it all gone wrong for Southampton?

    Southampton's FA Cup exit means attention now turns back to securing Premier League safety.

    Saints were a point above the drop zone when Hughes replaced Mauricio Pellegrino as manager.

    They are now four points adrift of 17th-placed Swansea with four matches of the season remaining ahead of hosting Bournemouth at St Mary's on Saturday.

    BBC Radio Solent and Daily Echo sports teams discuss the situation.

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    Video caption: The Solent Sport, South Today & Southern Daily Echo sports team reflect on Saints.