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Summary

  1. Andover lorry driver pleads guilty over A34 deaths of woman and three children
  2. Man charged with kidnapping and raping 18-year-old woman on Isle of Wight
  3. Striking Southern rail staff told to accept new contracts
  4. Plans are submitted to build 49 starter homes in Winfrith
  5. Updates on Monday 10 October

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  1. That's all for today

    The Local Live service for Dorset, Hampshire and Isle of Wight will be back on Tuesday at 08:00.  

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

  2. Latest headlines: Soldier jailed for barracks machete attack in Aldershot

  3. Clown craze 'extremely frightening', police say

    Police in Hampshire have described incidents in which pranksters dress as clowns as "extremely frightening" and have warned offenders could be prosecuted.

    The culprits, who have been reported across England, are said to be following a trend that started in the US.  

    Clown character on Epinal Way in Loughborough
    Quote Message: We don’t want to be killjoys but some of these incidents have been extremely frightening for those involved. We would ask people to think about the impact of their actions. What to them is a harmless prank, could be an intimidating and threatening experience to others, especially young children and vulnerable people. Also, by taking part in this craze, people could find themselves in a situation which leads to a public order incident. They could be arrested and ultimately end up with a criminal record. from Supt Paul Bartolomeo Hampshire Constabulary
    Supt Paul BartolomeoHampshire Constabulary
  4. Weather outlook: Clear and chilly

    BBC Weather

    Tonight will be quiet for most with clear spells developing and light winds. 

    This will lead to another chilly night, with a risk of grass frost again in rural spots.  

    Lows of about 7C (44F).

    BBC Weather chart for Bournemouth on 10 October
    BBC Weather chart for Bournemouth on 11 October

    Tuesday will start crisp and bright with sunny spells into the afternoon. 

    There may be one or two isolated showers later.  

    Highs of about 14C (57F).

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

  5. Southampton golfer Bland set for career-high European Tour finish

    Golfer Richard Bland is determined to push on for greater things as he prepares for his most successful finish to a European Tour.

    Richard Bland

    Bland, 43, from Southampton, has qualified for November's season-ending Dubai World Tour Championship for the first time.

    Three top 10 finishes during September ensured Bland gained valuable points on the lucrative Race to Dubai list.

    "My game's been in really good shape and I've been playing aggressively and confidently," he told BBC Radio Solent.

  6. Southampton airport 'has worst euro rate of all UK airports'

    Many travellers buying foreign currency at the UK's airports are now receiving less than one euro to the pound.

    Southampton airport

    The continued fall in sterling's value means that the average rate available at 17 airport bureaux de change is now just 99 euro cents to the pound.

    The worst rate is currently 88 euro cents at Moneycorp at Southampton airport (pictured) and the best is €1.06 from the Change Group at Glasgow Prestwick.

    Since the UK's Brexit vote in June, the pound has fallen sharply in value.

  7. Sport headlines: Saints' Clasie and Van Dijk's Netherlands World Cup qualifier bid

    BBC Sport

    • In international action this evening Southampton pair Jordy Clasie and Virgil Van Dijk will hope to be involved in the Netherlands World Cup qualifier with France 
    • Pompey forward Gary Roberts says the team's hard work must continue as they look to build on their win at Leyton Orient
    • In League Two, Notts County will move level on points with Portsmouth in fourth later if the Magpies beat Morecambe at home
    • Eastleigh chairman Stewart Donald says that the latest phase of their Silverlake Stadium re-development is due to get under way within the next week
    • Southampton's in-form golfer Richard Bland says that securing qualification for the season-ending Dubai World Tour has lifted a weight off his mind
    • In speedway, Poole Pirates owner Matt Ford will cast his eye over rising Polish star Adrian Cyfer, in Friday's Blue Riband event at Wimborne Road
    • Southampton cyclist Jon Dibben finished 15th in the under-23 time trial at the world road championships in Qatar
  8. CCTV images released after 'terrifying' Verwood burglary

    CCTV images of two suspects have been released after a man was threatened with a knife in his own home during a "terrifying" burglary in Verwood, police have said.

    CCTV image of offender
    CCTV image of offender

    Two men entered the 50-year-old victim's home in Monmouth Drive on 5 August through an unlocked front door.

    He suffered a small cut to his arm and nothing of value was taken, officers said.

    Quote Message: This was a terrifying incident, which has obviously left the victim very shaken from Det Con Will Pearce Dorset Police
    Det Con Will PearceDorset Police
  9. Witness appeal after indecent exposure in Poole

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man indecently exposed himself to a 70-year-old woman in Poole.

    It happened as the victim was walking along a cycle path at Upton Country Park.  

    The offender is described as white with a very pale complexion, in his 20s, of slim build and over 6ft. 

    He has short blonde hair at the sides with a "sweeping fringe" and was wearing a black fleece and boxer shorts.

  10. Dorset travel latest: Burst water main causes A35 disruption

    • There's queuing traffic on A35 Main Street in both directions in Chideock, between the Duck Street junction and Crown Roundabout, because of a burst water main and temporary traffic lights

    For the latest on the roads near you, visit the BBC Travel site.

  11. School murder bid accused 'studied serial killers'

    A schoolgirl accused of attempting to murder her best friend has told a court how famous serial killers had influenced her plan to kill her mother and brother, and to carry out a school shooting.

    Anders Breivik

    The teenager is accused of luring the victim, 15, to a secluded part of the school, in Hampshire, and stabbing her.

    Giving evidence to the jury at Winchester Crown Court, the defendant, who was 14 at the time of the attack, described how she had researched school shootings including the Columbine massacre in the US in 1999, and the 2011 Norway attacks by Anders Breivik (pictured).

    "I wasn't trying to justify what they had done, but looking at why they did it gave me more insight into their whole case," she said.

    She admits stabbing the other girl in the chest, but denies attempted murder.

  12. Francis Benali continues 1,000-mile challenge

    Former footballer Francis Benali is continuing his attempt to run and cycle to every Premier League and Championship stadium in two weeks.

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    Fellow former footballer Matt Le Tissier has been singing the 47-year-old's praises...  

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  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire eastbound

    BBC Travel

    M27 Hampshire eastbound severe disruption, between J8 for A3024 Bursledon and J9 for A27 Whiteley.

    M27 Hampshire - M27 partially blocked and delays eastbound between J8, A3024 (Bursledon) and J9, A27 (Whiteley), because of a broken down vehicle.

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