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  1. Updates from Tuesday 28 May

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  2. Drinks poured in bag cause '£2,000 of damage'

    Damage said to be up to £2,000 was caused when drinks were poured into a man's bag in a Bournemouth bar.

    Two men poured drinks into the victim's bag, which contained electrical equipment while being stored underneath the counter at Revolution, on Old Christchurch Road, Dorset.

    Dorset Police have now released a CCTV image of two men they wish to speak to.

    In a statement, the force said the incident, which happened just before midnight on 26 May, had a "significant impact" on the victim and urged any witnesses to come forward to assist them with their inquiries.

    CCTV image of the men police wish to speak to
    Image caption: The men police wish to speak to
  3. NHS trust spends £1.27 million on redundancies

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    An NHS trust has spent £1.27 million in the last year on the redundancies of 23 people.

    Dorset HealthCare, which provides mental health and community health services across the county, paid a total of £224,000 to one former managerial staffer.

    A spokesman for the trust said the redundancies were mostly management roles and that the move was aimed at freeing up money for its front-line work.

    Figures published in a report to its board show the amount it paid in redundancies increased almost 15-fold compared to the £82,000 it spent in 2017/18.

    Girl struggling with mental health
    Image caption: An NHS trust has spent more than £1mn on redundancy packages
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    Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire eastbound

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    M4 Berkshire eastbound severe disruption, at J5 for A4 London Road.

    M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M4 eastbound at J5, A4 (Langley), 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

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    M27 Hampshire westbound severe disruption, from J8 for A3024 Bursledon to J7 for A334 Charles Watts Way.

    M27 Hampshire - One lane closed on M27 westbound from J8, A3024 (Bursledon) to J7, A334 (Hedge End), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M3 Hampshire southbound

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    M3 Hampshire southbound severe disruption, from J7 for A30 Winchester Road Basingstoke South to J8 for A30.

    M3 Hampshire - Stationary traffic on M3 southbound from J7, A30 (Basingstoke South) to J8 A30, because of a broken down horsebox and all traffic being temporarily held.

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

  7. Search for attacker at South Central Festival

    A steward was taken to hospital after a festival-goer throw a glass bottle at him.

    The victim, in his early 20s, was working at the South Central Festival in Portsmouth and had approached a man queuing to get into King George's Field asking him not to smoke.

    A second man then punched him in the face, knocking him to the ground.

    The steward gave chase and the attacker then turned around and threw a glass bottle, leaving the victim with minor injuries.

    The victim was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital where he was kept for observation.

    Hampshire police describe the suspect as in his early 20s with acne on his face. He is at least 5ft 9, of thin build and with short hair. He wore a grey short-sleeved Nike t-shirt at the time of the attack.

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    Severe accident: M40 Oxfordshire southbound

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    M40 Oxfordshire southbound severe accident, from J7 for A329 to J6 for B4009.

    M40 Oxfordshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M40 southbound from J7, A329 (Thame) to J6, B4009 (Watlington), because of an accident.

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

  9. New Reading history exhibition opens

    Reading Museum is celebrating the official launch of its Story of Reading and Welcome Galleries.

    The new galleries explore life after the Abbey closed in 1539 and how Reading evolved to become the town it is today.

    Visitors will be able to observe a wide range of historical objects - including the fingertip of the Queen Victoria statue, after it was blown off during a raid in 1943.

    The galleries are a follow-up to the first Story of Reading which explored the history of the Abbey and the impact of the English Civil War.

    Reading Abbey
  10. Car ploughs through garage wall

    A car has crashed into a garage in Hampshire, causing severe damage to the property.

    Fire crews were called to Church Lane, Hambledon, shortly before 11:00 after the car ploughed through the side wall, reducing it to rubble.

    Hampshire Fire and Rescue said no-one was trapped or injured.

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    Severe accident: A3054 Isle Of Wight both ways

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    A3054 Isle Of Wight both ways severe accident, at Staplers Road.

    A3054 Isle Of Wight - A3054 Fairlee Road in Barton closed at the Staplers Road junction, because of an accident.

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

  12. More controlled parking in Oxford

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    More controlled parking in Oxford’s residential streets is set to be signed off in order to make it difficult for commuters to park their cars in them.

    A controlled parking zone (CPZ) will soon be introduced in Magdalen Road and Howard Street in east Oxford if it gets the go-ahead next week.

    It would be the latest in a roll-out across the city in an effort to make it easier for residents to park outside their homes.

    Many of their homes are also houses of multiple occupations (HMOs) so demand is greater than in other areas. Of the 209 people who responded to a consultation, 60% said they had a car and 16% said they didn't.

    Magdalen Road
  13. High security for national D-Day event

    The Queen and Donald Trump

    A massive policing operation is planned for the national D-Day commemoration in Portsmouth on 5 June, Hampshire Constabulary has said.

    The Queen, the Prince of Wales and President Trump are due to attend the 75th anniversary event on Southsea Common.

    Security tactics will include vehicle barriers, Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology and the use of stop-and-search powers.

    Officers have appealed to people to be vigilant and report any security concerns.

    Police said the event was expected to attract more than 60,000 visitors to Portsmouth from around the world.

  14. Plans to improve congestion on Oxford's busiest road

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    People will get the chance to see what a multimillion-pound improvement to one of Oxford's busiest routes could look like next month.

    Oxfordshire County Council wants to spend £9.1m on improvements for buses, cycling and pedestrians in Botley Road.

    Government funding for the project has been secured and exhibitions will soon be held in west Oxford to show people what the improvements could entail.

    It is hoped the work will improve journey times and reliability of bus services as well provide a safer route for cyclists.

    Botley Road
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    Severe accident: A348 Dorset both ways

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    A348 Dorset both ways severe accident, from B3073 Ham Lane to A341 Wimborne Road.

    A348 Dorset - A348 Ringwood Road in Longham blocked and queuing traffic in both directions from the B3073 Ham Lane junction to Bear Cross Roundabout, because of an accident.

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