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Summary

  1. Updates from Monday 23rd July

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Investigation after surgery 'never event'

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    Bournemouth hospital

    An investigation has been launched after a patient in Dorset was given an "incorrect replacement component" during surgery, the Local Democracy Reporting Service said.

    A report to the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals trust said the "never event" happened last month.

    "Never events" are defined as serious incidents that are "entirely preventable".

    The report to the trust's board, which is due to meet on Wednesday, said: "The error was identified, the component removed and replaced with the correct one during surgery.

    "This was identified and agreed as a never event.

    "Immediate actions were undertaken and an investigation is in progress."

  2. Girl, 2, suffers facial injuries in train assault

    A child was left with injuries to their face after being assaulted on a Paddington to Slough train earlier this month, British Transport Police (BTP) has said.

    A man and a woman boarded the Great Western train with the two-year-old girl, who was in a pushchair, at Paddington station at about 21:40 BST on 12 July.

    When the child started to cry - close to Slough station - the man assaulted the child.A 20-year-old woman, from Slough, was arrested on suspicion of the neglect of a child and a 22-year-old man, from Ealing, London, was arrested on suspicion of the assault of a child.

    Both have been released on bail until August while inquiries continue. BTP is appealing for witnesses.

  3. Fire at nature reserve closes beach road

    Preston Beach Road has now been closed while emergency services deal with a fire at Lodmoor nature reserve in Weymouth.

    Paths and access roads are already closed to allow crews access to the blaze near the recycling centre.

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  4. Please don't light bonfires, say tired firefighters

    Exhausted fire crews are urging people to stop having bonfires while the ground is dry.

    Emergency services have had another busy afternoon with multiple fires in the open, many of which were avoidable.

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  5. Recycling centre closed after nature reserve fire

    Weymouth recycling centre will remain closed for the rest of the day while firefighters tackle a blaze in the neighbouring Lodmoor nature reserve.

    Dorset Waste Partnership said it hoped to reopen the site tomorrow.

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  6. Fire breaks out at nature reserve

    Crews are tackling a large fire at Lodmoor nature reserve in Weymouth, near the recycling centre.

    Police have said some access roads and paths are closed.

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    Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire eastbound severe disruption, at Js8,9 A404.

    M4 Berkshire - M4 lane closed on exit slip road and very slow traffic eastbound at Js8,9 A404(M) Maidenhead, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Video caption: Bournemouth Airport say dry weather could have caused fire

    A fire broke out in the grass near the runway at Bournemouth Airport.

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    Severe disruption: M25 London anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 London anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J14 for to J13 for .

    M25 London - Queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise in Greater London from J14, Heathrow Terminal 4 to J13, Staines, because of an earlier broken down vehicle. Congestion to J16 (M40 interchange). All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  10. BreakingProsecution seek retrial in coach abuse case

    Ex-football coach Bob Higgins is set to face a retrial after the jury failed to reach verdicts on 48 counts of indecent assault following an eight-week trial.

    The former Southampton football club youth coach was found guilty of indecently assaulting a young trainee and not guilty of another charge.

    Mr Higgins denied all the charges involving 24 complainants, most of whom were Southampton and Peterborough United trainees.

    Bob Higgins
  11. Ex-coach guilty of indecently assaulting football trainee

    Former Southampton and Peterborough football coach Bob Higgins, 65, has been found guilty of one charge of indecent assault of a youth player and not guilty of another charge.

    The jury could not reach verdicts on 48 other counts of indecent assault at Winchester Crown Court.

    The charges, dating between 1971 and 1996, arose after the NSPCC set up a helpline for victims of sexual abuse in football.

    The eight-week trial at Salisbury and Winchester crown courts heard allegations Mr Higgins abused boys staying overnight at his house and while giving massages.

    Bob Higgins
  12. Flight diverted after airport fire

    Bournemouth Airport fire

    A flight from Krakow to Bournemouth had to be diverted to Bristol after fire broke out alongside the runway.

    Bournemouth Airport said the fire, which broke out on the grass, was put out within 15 minutes but the Ryanair flight from Poland had to be re-routed.

    A spokesman said: "It is too early to establish what caused the fire but the prolonged dry weather may well be a factor. We apologise for any inconvenience and advise passengers to directly contact their airline for travel updates."