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Summary

  1. Updates from Wednesday 27 March

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    That's all for today.

    We'll be back from 08:00 on Thursday with more news, travel and sport.

  2. Contractor collapse delays school opening

    The opening of a new primary school in Berkshire will be delayed by a whole year after the contractor went into administration.

    Dawnus, which was building Highwood Copse Primary School in the grounds of Newbury College, went bust on 15 March.

    The school had been due to open in September this year but West Berkshire Council and Highwood Copse Academy trust said the building would not be completed until Christmas.

    Parents and children will be able to visit the completed building before the deadline to apply for a new primary place for September 2020.

    Parents of pupils who applied to attend this year will be offered a place in another school for September, the council said.

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire both ways severe disruption, at J3 for M271.

    M27 Hampshire - Very slow traffic on M27 in both directions at J3, M271 (Southampton Docks), because of a traffic light failure. On the roundabout.

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

  4. Bid for permanent 'living room' pub

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    Living room pub

    A pop-up pub in a living room on the Isle of Wight could become a permanent feature.

    Gareth Rider and Zoe Rhind of Chillerton tested the popularity of a pub in the village with a series of community events.

    If their plans are approved, the pub - which could accommodate about 20 people - would only be open on Fridays and Saturday from noon until 22:00.

  5. Offices-to-apartments plan reviewed

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    Compass House

    Plans to turn the former Ordnance Survey building in Southampton into a 250-home apartment complex are to be discussed by councillors next week.

    Permission has already been granted for a change of use of Compass House but the plans to construct a fifth storey for an extra 19 flats are due to be considered by Southampton City City Council on Tuesday, according to the Local Democracy Reporting Service.

  6. Drivers warned over full roundabout closure

    Motorists using the Millbrook Roundabout in Southampton are being warned to find alternative routes because it will be closed tonight for painting.

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  7. Cherries post £10.9m loss

    Vitality Stadium

    AFC Bournemouth has recorded a £10.9m loss after tax for the 2017/18 season, compared to a profit of £14.6m the year before.

    Staff costs rose by £30m in the year to June, in order to "maintain the calibre of playing and team management staff", the club said.

    Chief executive Neill Blake said: "The club sees retention of key staff as a key ingredient to success and the directors consider the financial position of the company to be satisfactory."

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M27 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire westbound severe accident, at J3 for M271.

    M27 Hampshire - M27 exit slip road partially blocked and slow traffic westbound at J3, M271 (Southampton Docks), because of an accident.

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

  9. Revamp for children's centre

    A children's centre in Banbury is being extended after receiving £440,000 in funding.

    The Sunshine Centre runs a range of services for families from stay and play activities to antenatal classes, and support for survivors of domestic abuse.

    Works to prepare the site are under way ahead of builders starting in early June.

    The work is expected to last 24 weeks.

    The Sunshine Centre
  10. Hospital security staff strike to go ahead

    Security staff at Southampton General Hospital's A&E department will go ahead with strikes in a dispute over safety.

    Union Unite said following talks with conciliation service Acas members would strike for 24 hours on 5 April.

    Further strike days are expected on 19 April and 24 May. There will also be a 48-hour stoppage starting on 3 May and a further 72-hour strike on 7 June.

    Southampton General Hospital
  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire westbound severe disruption, from J14 for A338 to J15 for A346 Marlborough Road.

    M4 Berkshire - One lane closed on M4 westbound from J14, A338 (Hungerford) to J15, A346 (Swindon East), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  12. Man held in fatal Oxford stabbing inquiry

    Luciano Dos Santos
    Image caption: Luciano Dos Santos died in the John Radcliffe Hospital seven days after being stabbed

    A man has been arrested on suspicion of helping an offender in connection with a fatal stabbing in Oxford.

    Luciano Dos Santos, 22, from Southampton, was hit by a car and repeatedly stabbed in Southfield Road on 27 February.

    Michael Yemane, 20, Welid Solomon, 25, from Oxford, Sasan Khalid, 19, of no fixed address, and Safeen Karimi, 27, from Thame, have been charged with murder.

    They are in police custody, along with the 42-year-old man from Oxford arrested on suspicion of helping an offender.