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By Sue Paz

All times stated are UK

That's all for today

Thanks for joining Local Live for Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight - we'll be back again at 08:00 on Wednesday.

You can still get in touch by email, on our Hampshire and Dorset Facebook pages or on Twitter @BBC_Hampshire and @BBCDorset.  

Ayo Obileye: Dover Athletic sign Eastleigh defender on loan

Dover have signed defender Ayo Obileye from fellow National League side Eastleigh on a two-month loan deal.

Ayo Obileye
Getty Images

The 22-year-old is yet to feature in the league since joining the Spitfires from Charlton Athletic in the summer.

Obileye has also spent time on the books at Sheffield Wednesday and had two loan spells at Dagenham & Redbridge after joining Charlton.

He is eligible to make his debut for Dover in Saturday's game against Lincoln City at Crabble.

Monster trucks on Bournemouth beach

An annual motorsports and extreme sports festival in Bournemouth looks set to end over a lack of sponsorship.

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Gary Lineker gets a surprise at the Vitality Stadium

Sport latest: Hampshire continues battle to avoid religation

BBC Sport

  • In cricket, Hampshire continues its battle to avoid relegation from Division One of the County Championship - follow the latest on the BBC Sport Live page
  • Onto football and Southampton boss Claude Puel has said he'll make a number of changes for tonight's EFL Cup thrid round game against Crystal Palace
  • In the National League, Eastleigh have signed goalkeeper Ryan Clarke from AFC Wimbledon
  • And in speedway, Poole Pirates manager Neil Middleditch has said he wants a lead of at least 10 points after tonight's first leg of the Elite League play-off semi-final

Latest headlines for the region: Job losses as car dealership enters administration

  • An annual motorsports and extreme sports festival in Bournemouth looks set to end over a lack of sponsorship
  • A gift shop's newspaper advert that featured a golliwog character has been banned by the advertising watchdog
  • And a 74-year-old grandmother from Lymington is looking to become the oldest person to sail non-stop around the world - Jeanne Socrates already holds the record as the oldest woman to circumnavigate the globe

Seeking asylum: 'My mother told me I must leave'

There are currently more than 4,000 asylum seeking children in the care of councils in England.

In the final report of a BBC South Today investigation, 16-year-old Ali, from Afghanistan, explains to reporter Emma Vardy why he was made to leave his family behind:

Young asylum seeker was told by his parents to find safety abroad

To view the previous parts of the report click here: 

  • Part one:Sixteen-year-old Ali describes his "scary" journey across the Channel
  • Part two: Dorset PCC Martyn Underhill calls for review into security at Poole Port
  • Part three:Ali's journey to Peterborough
  • Part four: What happens to young asylum seekers when they reach the UK?

Weather outlook for the region: Dry and clear overnight

It will be a dry night with some clear spells leading to a few mist and fog patches places, including the New Forest. 

Lows of about 15C (59F).

BBC Weather chart for Bournemouth on 21 September 2016

Tomorrow, it will dry and bright at first, although cloud will gradually thicken from the west, bringing the odd spot of rain. 

Highs of about 18 Deg C (64F).

BBC Weather chart for Bournemouth on 22 September 2016

For a full 10-day forecast, visit the BBC Weather site.

Get ready for the New Forest Freedom Parade

T20: Hampshire's Rod Bransgrove sees new competition as key to young audience

BBC Sport

Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove believes a new city-based Twenty20 competition is vital to holding on to the game's young audience.

Ageas Bowl T20
BBC Sport

The 18 counties and the MCC will debate the ECB's plan for a new tournament to run alongside the existing T20 Blast at a board meeting in October.

It is proposed that the new eight-team competition could begin in 2018.

"I have long held the belief that cricket is at a crossroads," Bransgrove told BBC South Today.

Seeking asylum: Afghan teenager who evaded port security 'likely to get refugee status'

South Today

A young asylum seeker from Afghanistan who evaded security checks at in France and is believed to have made it to the via Poole Port has a good chance of getting refugee status and settling in the UK, the charity Asylum Aid has said.

Zoe Gardner explains more:

Zoe Gardner explains what happens to young asylum seekers when they reach the UK

To view the previous videos in the BBC South Today investigation click here: 

  • Part one:Sixteen-year-old Ali describes his "scary" journey across the Channel
  • Part two: Dorset PCC Martyn Underhill calls for review into security at Poole Port
  • Part three:Ali's journey to Peterborough
Ginger Pop Shop

A newspaper advert for an Enid Blyton gift shop featuring a golliwog character is banned by the advertising watchdog.

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Your pictures: BBC Weather Watchers capture Brighwater and Freshwater

BBC Weather

Thanks to our BBC Weather Watchers on the Isle of Wight for uploading these pictures to the site earlier. 

Mike B snapped the hills of Brighwater, while Sheila Carey-Holt photographed birds in Freshwater.

Mike B
Sheila Carey-Holt

Seeking asylum: An Afghan teenager's journey across the Channel

South Today

A BBC South Today investigation has revealed how a teenager from Afghanistan evaded French and UK checks to reach England. 

Here’s home affairs correspondent Emma Vardy with the third part of her report.

A young asylum seeker's journey raises questions over port security

Watch part onewith 16-year-old asylum seeker Ali, who is believed to entered the UK via Poole Port.

Dorset's Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill spoke of his bid to get Border Force to review its security at Poole in part two of the report.

Concerns raised following Dorset waste and mineral sites consultation

A number of concerns have been raised following a consultation into waste and recycling, and mineral sites in Dorset, the county council has said.

Jonathan Billinger

Concerns raised during a public consultation, which focused on potential new sites, included:

  • Increased traffic 
  • Impact on the local economy 
  • Quality of life for wildlife, residents and businesses nearby waste sites
  • Visual impact, noise and dust around mineral sites

In total 483 people and organisations responded.

"Both plans will be reviewed in the light of responses, before a further public consultation on revised drafts takes place in February next year," the authority added.    

Man charged over £10,000 jewellery burglary

Tax credits firm Concentrix will not have contract renewed

Concentrix, the US firm accused of incorrectly withdrawing tax credits from hundreds of claimants, will not have its contract renewed, HMRC has said. 

Nicola McKenzie

The BBC earlier reported the case of Nicola McKenzie (pictured), a teenage mother from Southampton who had her child tax credits stopped after she was wrongly accused of being married to a 74-year-old dead man.   

The firm, employed by the government to cut tax credit fraud and overpayment, will complete its current contract which expires in May 2017.

Concentrix said it had operated "within the guidance set by HMRC".  

Alton train station revamp plans consultation to begin

A public consultation on plans to revamp Alton train station will open to the public on Monday.

Alton train station
Ian Capper

The plans include changes to pedestrian and cycle access, new signage for bus services and a review of parking arrangements, East Hampshire District Council said.

The authority is working with South West Trains, Hampshire County Council and Alton Town Council on the project.

The consultation runs until 12 October.

Job losses as car dealership enters administration

A car dealership with 12 sites in southern England has entered administration leading to the loss of almost 270 jobs.

Basingstoke Autoplaza

The "winding down" of operations at City Motor Holdings and associated companies has been blamed on "a sustained period of poor trading". 

Its five sites in Basingstoke - at the Autoplaza - were closed last week, along with three in Newbury and two in Reading.

Administrator KPMG said it had made steps to contact affected customers.

Weather: Bright spells and showers

Bee Tucker

BBC Weather

BBC Weather for the South of England on 21 September 2016

For a full 10-day forecast, visit the BBC Weather site.

Golliwog advert banned at Corfe Castle Enid Blyton giftshop

The Daily Telegraph

An advert for an Enid Blyton giftshop tea towel featuring a golliwog clutching a pint of ginger beer Enid Blyton giftshop has golliwog advert promoting 'English freedom' banned by watchdog.   

Flybe aeroplane

Two women are removed from a flight at Southampton airport after they began writing on the aircraft with marker pens.

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Bournemouth Wheels Festival 'unlikely to return in 2017'

Bournemouth Wheels Festival is unlikely to go ahead next year, the borough council has said.

Bournemouth Wheels Festival

Bournemouth Borough Council made an initial commitment to underwrite and help fund the wheels-themed event, which has featured Formula 1, BMX bikes and monster trucks, for three years.

However, it said although there had been support from a range of sponsors and exhibitors, a "significant commercial investment" had not been secured.

The event, which began in 2014, has attracted more than one million visitors, the authority said.

Alice Tai returns from Rio Paralympics

Swimmer Alice Tai, from New Milton, has returned to the UK after two wins at Rio Paralympics.

Russell Slatford, head at Bournemouth Collegiate School where she is studying, was pleased to see her:

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Latest headlines for the region: Southern Water 'worst-performing for complaints'

Century-old building restoration delays shop opening in Bournemouth

Wessex Water warns of Dorchester delays

Weymouth leisure park plans backed by council leaders

Laurence Herdman

BBC Radio Solent, Breakfast in Dorset reporter

Proposals to build a leisure park on Weymouth's peninsula has been backed by council leaders after a report claimed the site was inappropriate for housing. 

Weymouth Pier
Chris Talbot

The all-weather facility would include a soft play area and indoor sky diving, plus a hotel, waterside restaurants and car parking. 

A further investment of £200,000 has been agreed to move the project forward, but if it's built, the development would almost certainly end any hopes of a new ferry service returning to the town. 

Saints fans urged to print EFL Cup tickets

Dorset councils merger plans 'misleading and lacking impartiality'

Plans to overhaul the landscape of local government in Dorset have been branded "misleading and lacking impartiality". 

Dorset coast

Christchurch borough councillors were called to an extraordinary meeting to discuss four options including reducing the number of councils in the county from nine to two from 2019, in a bid to save cash.

Conservative councillor Lesley Dedman, for the West Highcliffe ward, is one of the members who brought the motion forward.

She said she was upset by the "short time limit" of a 12-week public consultation into the plans.

"This is potentially life-changing for the borough," she added.

Dorset County Council, the authority behind the public consultation, has declined to comment.  

Paula Poolton murder: BBC documentary to revisit evidence


A murder that happened in Hampshire in 2008 is set to be revisited tonight in the first part of a BBC Two documentary.

Paula Poolton
Hampshire Constabulary/PA

Paula Poolton's body was found in the boot of her car at Swanwick train station. 

The programme - Conviction: Murder At The Station - follows the search for new evidence, six years after Roger Kearney was convicted. 

He and his family maintain his innocence. 

Dorset travel latest: Hosey Bridge remains closed at Sturminster

  • The B3091 in Sturminster Newton remains closed at the Hosey Bridge junction, because of bridge maintenance work after a vehicle got stuck on there on Monday

Follow @BBCRadioSolent on Twitter or visit the BBC Travel site, for more information on the roads near you.

Traffic incidents map for Dorset on 21 September 2016

Hampshire travel latest: Crash blocks M27

BBC Travel

  • One lane remains blocked and traffic is slow on the M27 eastbound between junction 2, for the A36 at Salisbury, and junction 3, at the M271 for Romsey, because of an accident involving a van and a car
  • There's also heavy congestion on the A35 Lyndhurst Road in both directions in Ashurst at the Holly Road junction  

For all the latest on the roads, visit the BBC Travel site.

Call for 'proactive clearance' of Farnborough fly-tipping

Seeking asylum: Dorset PCC calls for border security review

South Today

Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill has called on Border Force to review its security at Poole Port. 

It comes as a BBC South investigation revealed a group of young asylum seekers from Afghanistan made it into the UK from Cherbourg Port undetected.

Watch the second part of a report by Emma Vardy:

To watch the first part of this report with 16-year-old asylum seeker Ali, who is believed to have evaded port security at Poole, click here.

Bournemouth 2-3 Preston North End

Simon Makienok hat-trick for Championship side Preston knocked out Bournemouth of the Premier League after extra time in the EFL Cup third round.

Simon Makienok

The Danish striker, 25, poked home the decisive third goal midway through the second additional period.

Makienok had given North End an early lead from inside the area, and then headed an equaliser in the 85th minute.

Bournemouth had come from behind to lead 2-1 via Lewis Grabban's penalty and Dan Gosling's close-range finish.

EFL Cup: Saints' Austin tipped to start as Rodriguez goes out with groin problem

Southampton will be without forward Jay Rodriguez when they host Crystal Palace in the EFL Cup later.

Charlie Austin

Rodriguez has a groin problem so fellow striker Charlie Austin, who came off the bench to score the winner against Swansea on Sunday, could start.

Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye could feature having recovered from a groin problem.

Defender James Tomkins is out after picking up a knee injury in Sunday's 4-1 league win over Stoke.

County Championship: Hampshire build strong first-innings total against Durham

Hampshire built a strong first-innings total against Durham to boost their chances of Division One survival.

James Vince
Rex Features

The home side, eight points adrift of seventh-placed Warwickshire at the start of play, reached 370-6 after an uncontested toss at the Ageas Bowl.

Captain James Vince (92) and Will Smith (90) led the way with support from Jimmy Adams (53) and Sean Ervine (50).

All-rounder Liam Dawson finished unbeaten on 47 as Ryan Pringle was the pick of Durham's bowlers with 3-153.