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  1. Updates from Monday 28 January

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  2. MP says junction 'threatens green belt'

    Bournemouth councillors are due to meet later to decide on an application to build a new link road and junction from the A338 Spur Road.

    But, whatever the outcome, the authority will not be able to issue a decision notice because the application has been referred to the Secretary of State by Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood.

    Mr Ellwood says the scheme "threatens our green belt" but the council says it would ease congestion and create jobs.

    Head of planning Mark Axford said if the application was approved, as recommended, a decision notice could not be issued until the Secretary of State had decided whether to call it in.

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  3. £8.5m earmarked for more secondary school places

    Portsmouth City Council offices

    Portsmouth schools are set to receive £8.5m to create 300 extra secondary places.

    The funding is being recommended as part of the city council's budget will will go before the full council in February.

    Education councillor Suzy Horton said the places were in addition to investment to provide nearly 1,000 additional places in the city.

    Admiral Lord Nelson School and Trafalgar School are among those being considered for expansion.

  4. Southampton doctor wins national award

    Southampton General Hospital

    A doctor at Southampton General Hospital has won a national award for improving care for patients with dementia.

    Dr Beth McCausland has been named foundation doctor of the year by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

    She conducted a nationwide study before helping develop a training plan for hospital staff in dementia care.

    Consultant Dr Victoria Osman-Hicks said: "Beth is an exceptional doctor and is fully deserving of this prestigious national honour."

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    Severe disruption: M271 Hampshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M271 Hampshire northbound severe disruption, at M27 J3.

    M271 Hampshire - One lane blocked and very slow traffic on M271 northbound at M27 J3, Southampton Docks, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire westbound severe disruption, at J9 for A27 Segensworth Link Road Segensworth.

    M27 Hampshire - M27 partially blocked and very slow traffic westbound at J9, A27 (Segensworth), because of debris on the road.

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

  7. Views sought on Chipping Norton development

    Residents in Chipping Norton are being asked their views on plans for 1,200 homes, a school and five hectares of business land.

    West Oxfordshire council is also holding two public exhibitions about the East Chipping Norton Strategic Development Area - on 6 February from 14:00 at Glyme Hall and on 25 February from 14:00 at the town hall.

    The consultation ends on 8 March.

  8. St Mary's A&E plea to patients

    St Mary's Hospital on the Isle of Wight says its A&E is exceptionally busy and expected to remain that way all week.

    Patients are being urged to consider alternatives when needing medical help or advice.

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    Video caption: Dog unhurt after 100ft Dorset cliffs fall

    A dog is "lucky to be alive" after falling 100ft (30m) from coastal cliffs in Dorset, the RNLI has said.

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    Severe disruption: M3 Surrey southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M3 Surrey southbound severe disruption, between J3 for A322 Bagshot and J4 for A331.

    M3 Surrey - One lane closed on M3 southbound between J3, A322 (Bagshot) and J4, A331 (Camberley), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  11. Two teenagers charged over stabbing

    Cliddesdon Road in Basingstoke

    Two teenagers have been charged with causing grievous bodily harm and dealing class A drugs after a stabbing in Basingstoke.

    The 17-year-old and 15-year-old were arrested after a 49-year-old man was stabbed in Cliddesdon Road on 20 January.

    He needed hospital treatment but his condition was not life-threatening.

    A third suspect, a 19-year-old man from London, has also been charged with dealing class A drugs, Hampshire Constabulary said.

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    Severe disruption: M40 Oxfordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Oxfordshire northbound severe disruption, between J11 for A422 and J12 for B4451.

    M40 Oxfordshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M40 northbound between J11, A422 (Banbury) and J12, B4451 (Gaydon), because of a police incident.

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