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Summary

  1. Rod Stewart joins Isle of Wight Festival headliners
  2. Charity shop staff 'devastated' by fire
  3. Poole's Gravel Hill reopens after four months
  4. Updates from Monday 28 November

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Latest news headlines: Bournemouth sex assault probe

  • Gravel Hill - a major route into Poole - has re-opened to traffic three months after being closed for roadworks
  • And, new disabled changing facilities at the centre of a mother's campaign have opened at Southampton Football Club

Latest sport headlines: Eastleigh's search for new striker

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  • Hampshire's Liam Dawson has apparently been fined 30% of his match fee in the Bangladesh Premier League
  • Gosport-based sailor Alex Thomson has surrendered the lead in the single handed non stop Vendee Globe race 

Bournemouth sex assault probe

An investigation is under way after a woman was sexually assaulted in Bournemouth. 

Shelbourne Road, Bournemouth
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A man approached the woman, aged in her 60s, as she was picking up litter in Shelbourne Road at about 18:50 on Friday.

Police said the offender made a sexually inappropriate comment to the victim before pushing her into a nearby alleyway and attacking her. He ran away from the scene towards Bennett Road.

Police said the woman reported the attack on Sunday and at this time it is not believed to be linked to three other reported sexual assaults in the town

Weather outlook: Cold and frosty

Holly Green

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After a dry and bright end to the day, clear skies tonight will allow temperatures to fall and a widespread frost to develop.

BBC Weather chart for the South of England on 28 November
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After a frosty start to the day tomorrow, it'll be another fine and dry day with plenty of sunshine for most. 

Despite the sunshine it will feel cold.

BBC Weather chart for the South of England on 29 November
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For a full 10-day forecast, visit the BBC Weather site.

Reception held for Olympic and Paralympic athletes

A reception is being held for Hampshire's Olympians and Paralympians in recognition of their success in Rio earlier this year.

Nine athletes from the county won a total of 12 medals - including Paralympic boccia gold medallist David Smith (pictured).

David Smith
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Hampshire County Council said it had supported five of the athletes through the Hampshire Talented Athlete Scheme, which provided grants, free training and travel as well as physiotherapy and sport science support.

The reception at Winchester's County Hall will take place tomorrow.

Extra trains over the festive period

Firms receive sustainable travel funding

Nine Portsmouth firms have been awarded a share of £20,000 from Portsmouth City Council to help increase cycling and walking to work.

Businesses were able to apply for up to £3,000 each from the Workplace Sustainable Travel Fund.

Bicycle
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Warrior Preservation Trust, North Harbour Unit Trust, Portsmouth Aviation, Gully Howard Technical, Charmaine of Southsea, Southsea Pilates, Motiv8 South, First Wessex and Portsmouth Technopole will receive money for projects including cycle shelters, delivery bikes, pool bikes and shower facilities.  

Changing Places facilities at Southampton FC

New disabled changing facilities at the centre of a mother's campaign are opened at Southampton Football Club.

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What's the price of a New Forest home?

Southampton midfielder Josh Sims

Southampton midfielder Josh Sims admits his senior debut went just about as well as he could have hoped.

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National award for pub campaigners

Campaigners who saved their local pub after it closed two years ago have won a national award.

The first CAMRA pub saving award was presented to The Drovers Inn in Gussage All Saints after villagers bought and refurbished it - reopening it 20 months later.

Award presentation
CAMRA

We launched this new award to recognise and celebrate those fantastic achievements and hopefully inspire other communities across England to fight to save their pub from closure.

Paul AinsworthChairman of CAMRA pub campaigns group

'Nice feeling to score at Emirates'

University team through to third round of FA Vase

Southampton Solent University's men's football team - Team Solent - are through to the third round of the FA Vase for the first time, and will face Bodmin Town on Saturday.

The team beat Shaftesbury 3-1 at the weekend despite injury and illness troubles.

This is the 16th win out of 17 league and cup games for Team Solent, who are the only university team left in the competition.

Team Solent
Team Solent

Holly Green with the latest forecast

Feeling chillier this week

Travel: A30 overnight closures

Southern strike: Aslef drivers vote 87% in favour of action

The UK's biggest rail union has voted overwhelmingly to strike in a dispute over driver-only trains

Southern railway train
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Members of the drivers' union Aslef are accusing Southern railway of wanting to impose changes rather than reach an agreement. 

The dispute is separate to long-running row between Southern and the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union over changes to the role of conductors. 

Aslef said Southern had "dug its heels in" over the changes. 

'Disappointment' over Southern rail planned strike action

Govia Thameslink Railway's chief executive officer Charles Horton has said he is "disappointed" over further planned strike action by Southern railway drivers.

Aslef union members have voted overwhelmingly to strike over driver-only trains.

Responding to Aslef's ballot result, Mr Horton said driver-only trains were "perfectly safe".

We believe this ballot was wholly unnecessary and unjustified in the first place and we're disappointed that the union is now contemplating industrial action. It’s perfectly safe for the driver to have sole responsibility for the operation of a modern train, and that's how a third of the trains up and down the country - with the full agreement and support of Aslef - already operate today. The travelling public has already suffered months of misery and hardship as a result of the RMT's pointless series of strikes. We urge Aslef to get round the table with us to continue our talks and resolve their dispute without causing further unnecessary grief to passengers.

Charles HortonGovia Thameslink Railway's chief executive officer

BreakingSouthern rail drivers vote for strike action

Drivers on Southern rail have voted overwhelmingly to strike in a dispute over driver-only trains, said Aslef.  

Hundreds turn out for Santa dash

Hundreds of Santas turned out for yesterday's Santa Dash in Southampton, which was raising money for Naomi House hospice and Jacks Place.

Southampton Solent University hosted the preparations with hundreds of Father Christmasses suiting up and warming up in its Spark building.

Solent Santa dash
Southampton Solent University
Eastleigh manager Ronnie Moore

Eastleigh manager Ronnie Moore believes his side are being "too nice" in games following a home defeat by Chester.

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Are rail passengers facing more strike action?

Rail users could face further disruption on Southern services if train drivers vote in favour of strike action today. 

Conductors who are members of the RMT union have already held a number of walk-outs this year.

This lunchtime we'll hear if Aslef - the train drivers' union - will also back industrial action.

Rail worker
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Elderly woman seriously injured in crash

Rail lines due to reopen soon

Southampton council phones back to normal

Delays and cancellations after rail incident

Rail replacement buses

Severe disruption: Hampshire both ways

BBC Travel

Hampshire both ways severe disruption, between Imperial Road and Summers Street.

Hampshire - Mount Pleasant Road in Southampton closed in both directions between the Imperial Road junction and the Summers Street junction, because of a police incident.

Check local traffic and travel reports for:

Community-owned pub wins award

Remember the Drovers Inn, the pub saved and reopened by villagers in Gussage All Saints? They've won an award.

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Southampton rail disruption

Rail disruption: Person hit by train

Incident disrupting rail services in Southampton

Josh Sims revels in 'unbelievable' debut

The 19-year-old was handed his first Southampton start in the win against Everton.

Man held over Cenotaph wreath throwing sectioned

A man who was arrested after poppy wreaths were thrown from a Cenotaph has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Police were called by passers-by to the war memorial in Watts Park, Southampton, on Friday afternoon.

Southampton Cenotaph
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Officers said a 29-year-old man from the city had been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and bailed until January while investigations continued.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.

Phone problems at Southampton City Council

Michael Doyle and Christian Burgess

Portsmouth will conduct an internal investigation into "a dressing room incident" during their defeat by Stevenage.

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Gravel Hill: 'Thanks for your patience'

Sir Rod Stewart performing

Sir Rod Stewart is revealed as the Sunday night headliner for the Isle of Wight Festival next year.

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