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Firefighters tackling fire in Southampton

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has asked people to avoid an area near Shirley High Street in Southampton as firefighters tackle a fire.

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Road closed for emergency response

The 58-year-old man was driving from Winchester to Micheldever on the A33 when the tree fell onto his car just before 4pm on Sunday, Hampshire police said.

"The road was closed for several hours while emergency services attended.

"Sadly, the man was pronounced dead at the scene," they said.

Police continue to investigate.

BreakingMan dies after tree falls onto car

A 58-year-old man has died after a tree fell on to the Mercedes he was driving on the A33 on Sunday, Hampshire Police have said.

Residents welcome rural broadband turnaround

Residents of villages in Hampshire and Wiltshire have welcomed "revolutionary" new faster broadband speeds after a community campaign.

Up to 4,000 residents in 12 villages in Test Valley and Dun Valley have been able to access "ultrafast" internet since the end of last year.

Virgin Media agreed to provide the network following a local commitment to sign up a certain amount of customers.

Imogen Annan, a yoga teacher in the village of West Tytherley who previously had internet speeds as low as 1Mbps, said: "It's going to revolutionise my working life and I'm really looking forward to doing business like a normal person."

Imogen Annan
Imogen Annan said she had really struggled with sluggish internet speeds
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