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Summary

  1. Andover man appears in court over A34 crash in which four people were killed
  2. Chinese porcelain collection to be divided
  3. Bible reading marathon at Winchester Cathedral continues
  4. Capsized sailor saved by off-duty lifeguard off Dorset coast
  5. Music fans continue to arrive at Bestival after delays getting on to the site yesterday
  6. Updates on Friday 9 September

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  1. That's all for this week

    The BBC Local Live service for Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight will resume on Monday at 08:00.

    Thanks for joining us and we will see you next week.

  2. Number one for Hampshire duo

    The Hampshire band Ward Thomas have made chart history by becoming the first UK country act to score a number one album.  

    Ward Thomas

    22-year-old twin sisters Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas from Petersfield have gone straight in at the top with their second studio album Cartwheels.

    Quote Message: We literally don't know how to find the words. This is completely crazy. We were just hoping for Top 40 and then here we are now! from Ward Thomas
    Ward Thomas
  3. Broken Trust

    Broken Trust, BBC South's investigation into the troubled South Health NHS Trust, is available on the BBC iPlayer.

    As the chief executive leaves her post, David Fenton looks at whether the trust that failed to investigate hundreds of deaths has done enough to silence its critics.  

    Southern Health meeting
  4. Heritage Open Days in Hampshire and Dorset

    Heritage Open Days runs over this weekend giving a chance to go behind the scenes at historical places - some of which the public don't generally get a chance to see. 

    Here's this year's listings for Hampshire and Dorset.

    Bursledon brickworks museum chimney
  5. UK-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'jailed on secret charges'

    A British-Iranian mother has been jailed for five years in Iran on "secret charges", her husband says. 

    Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

    Richard Ratcliffe, originally from Fleet, Hampshire, said charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was arrested in April, had called him from prison and said: "I can't bear to be in this place any longer." 

    She also said she missed her two-year-old daughter Gabriella "all the time". 

    Gabriella's passport was taken after her mother's arrest. The child is staying with her grandparents in Iran. 

  6. Eid-Ul-Adha celebrated in Southampton

    An open air event is planned in Southampton on Monday 12 September in celebration of Eid-Ul-Adha.

    Nazrul Tarafdar and Shere Sattar have been telling BBC Radio Solent's Tim Daykin about the festival.

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    Video caption: Eid-Ul-Adha is celebrated in an open air event in Southampton on Monday 12 September.
  7. indecent exposure suspect sought

    Dorset Police have issued an e-fit image of a man suspected of indecent exposure against a 13-year-old girl in Christchurch.

    The girl was walking her dog in the Priory View Road area of Burton when a man approached her in his van and asked for directions before indecently exposing himself.

    Cons Jo Davis said it was a "distressing incident for the young victim".

    Police e-fit
  8. Bestival-goers get in the party mood

    Roz Tappenden

    BBC South

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    Video caption: Bestival
  9. Two charged in Michael Freshwater case

    Detectives investigating the murder of Michael Freshwater have charged two men with drug offences.

    He was found dead at his flat in Westridge Road, Southampton, on 29 April. 

    Michael Freshwater
    Image caption: Michael Freshwater was found dead at his flat in Westridge Road

    Two Southampton men, aged 34 and 29, were charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs. They are due to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

    Three men arrested for murder remain on bail pending further inquiries.

  10. Surrey v Hampshire: Harinath completes half-century

    Latest from Surrey v Hampshire in the County Championship.

    Arun Harinath follows partner Kumar Sangakkara by reaching a half-century - his arriving off 100 balls with a single from the bowling of Gareth Andrew.

    Surrey still need another 62 to avoid an innings defeat but this is looking increasingly like the game will end in a draw.

    If so, Surrey hopes of winning the title will officially be over as they will be 27 points behind leaders Middlesex with only one match to play - away at Durham next week.

  11. Man arrested over knifepoint robbery

    Detectives have arrested a man in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Bournemouth.

    A man entered Costcutter in Ripon Road brandishing a kitchen knife and demanding money on Wednesday evening.

    A female member of staff at the counter pressed a warning buzzer and the man left the store without any money being handed over.

    A 35-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and is currently helping officers with inquiries.  

  12. Bestival under way at Robin Hill Country Park

    Roz Tappenden

    BBC South

    Thousands of festival-goers are braving the drizzle to make the journey to Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight for this year's Bestival.

    The festival, curated by former Radio 1 DJ Rob da Bank has  "the future" as its theme, so look out for space-age costumes for tomorrow's fancy dress parade. 

    Major Lazer and Skepta are tonight's headliners on the main stage with Ride, The Cure and Sean Paul also on the line-up over the weekend.

    Bestival
    Bestival
  13. Poole bridge closure warning

    Advance warning that there coulld be travel disruption in Poole from Monday as work starts on a major £4.7m overhaul of the 85-year-old Poole Bridge.

    Poole Bridge will be closed to all road traffic, including cyclists and pedestrians, for nine months.

    A diversion route will be in place for motorists via the Twin Sails Bridge.

    Poole Bridge
  14. Bible reading marathon at Winchester Cathedral continues

    Volunteers are about two thirds of the way through the Old Testament in their effort to read the Bible cover-to-cover to raise money for the restoration of Winchester Cathedral.

    Winchester Cathedral Bible reading
    Image caption: Brig Alastair Bruce, the mayor of Winchester Jane Rutter and BBC presenters Sally Taylor and Bruce Parker began the marathon bible reading on Wednesday

    One-hundred-and-fifty people began reading aloud from the 66 books in the Bible on Wednesday, expecting to take about 75 hours. Students from The Pilgrims’ School are currently reading from the book Ezekiel.

    Funds raised are going towards restoring the cathedral's presbytery roof and 16th century vault as well as developing a new education centre. It will also create new exhibition space for the illuminated 12th Century Winchester Bible.