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Summary

  1. Praise for Bournemouth MP who tried to save police officer in Westminster attack
  2. Firefighters rescue 10 people and a dog from Southampton house fire
  3. Southampton 'among worse areas' for getting elderly patients out of hospital into social care
  4. NSPCC figures show record number of child sex offences recorded in the south
  5. Updates from Thursday 23 March

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  1. That's all for this evening

    Marcus White

    BBC South

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

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

  2. CCTV released of man stealing £10,000 worth of rings from jewellers

    Footage has been released of a man stealing £10,000 worth of gold men's rings from a Poole jewellery shop. 

    Dorset Police are looking to speak to the man in the footage after 50 rings were stolen from Mortons Jewellers in the High Street on Saturday at about 14:11 GMT. 

    The video shows a member of staff placing a tray of rings on the counter, which the man then picks up and runs away with. 

    poole jewellery shop theft
  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M271 Hampshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M271 Hampshire southbound severe disruption, at J1 for Brownhill Way.

    M271 Hampshire - M271 exit slip road partially blocked southbound at J1 Brownhill Way, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A352 Dorset both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A352 Dorset both ways severe accident, between A351 and Puddletown Road.

    A352 Dorset - A352 in Wareham closed in both directions between the A351 junction and the Puddletown Road junction, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Intruders base jump off Spinnaker Tower

    Two men forced entry to the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth before parachuting to the ground, police have revealed.

    The men "put themselves in significant danger" by jumping at about 21:15 GMT on 9 March, detectives said.

    CCTV images

    Police are trying to trace the pair, described as white and in their 20s or 30s, who were caught on CCTV.

    Detectives said they are suspected of causing criminal damage to the entrance to the 170m (557ft) tower in Portsmouth Harbour. 

    Spinnaker Tower
  6. Charity shop worker condemns 'flytipping'

    A manager says she had to make a pathway through abandoned junk in order to enter her charity shop in Bournemouth.

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  7. 'Weak' special needs services criticised

    Inspectors say services for Dorset young people with special educational needs or disabilities are beset with "weaknesses" and "delays".

    OFSTED and the Care Quality Commission say they have "significant concerns" about services provided by Dorset County Council.

    mother and child

    The inspectors' report  says parents feel they have to struggle to have their child's needs assessed and outcomes achieved by children are too variable.

    The council says it will continue its work to make improvements.

  8. Teenager found with fractured skull

    An 18-year-old woman who left a pub shortly before closing time was found lying in a street hours later with a fractured skull, Hampshire police have said.

    The teenager was discovered on a grass verge in Damerham near Fordingbridge by a member of the public at about 05:00 GMT on 16 March.

    Damerham High Street

    The woman does not remember what happened to her after leaving the Compasses Inn at around 22:30 GMT.

    Detectives said her mobile phone is missing.

  9. Donkey sanctuary says farewell to Poppy

    Sad news from the Isle of Wight - Poppy, of the best-known residents at the island's donkey sanctuary has died.

    Poppy had been treated at the Liphook Equine Hospital team for internal bleeding but returned to the island last week.

    The sanctuary posted on social media that her condition deteriorated and she was put to sleep.

    Poppy had been living at the sanctuary for 25 years and worse a distinctive visor to protect her eyes from the sunlight.

    Poppy
    Quote Message: Words cannot describe our emotions and our feelings. The entire team have tried absolutely everything to save Poppy and we are completely devastated at today's turn of events. from Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
    Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
  10. Council plans to run prefab home factory

    A council has revealed plans for a factory to build "modular" or "prefab" homes for local people. 

    Southampton City Council would part-own and run the manufacturing plant on the former Ford factory site at Swaythling, which closed in 2013.

    Redevelopment of the site began in January.

    former Ford site
    Quote Message: We are trying to have a project which not only employs Southampton people but delivers homes for Southampton people with the council as a landlord. from Simon Letts Leader, Southampton City Council
    Simon LettsLeader, Southampton City Council
  11. BreakingMan's body found in Winchester

    Police are investigating the "unexplained" death of a man in Winchester.

    Officers were called at about 17:30 GMT yesterday to Birch Court, off Thurmond Crescent, where they found the body of a 37-year-old local man.

    Police, who have cordoned off the property, say there is no connection to the terrorism attack in London.

  12. Dorset Police react to the Westminster attack yesterday

    Dorset Police has shared a statement following the terrorist attack on Parliament yesterday. 

    Chief Superintendent Colin Searle said their thoughts are with the friends of families of everyone affected. 

    He added: “Our aim is to reduce the risk to the public and maximise public awareness. As is normal practice, we are in touch with national anti-terrorism coordinators.

    “There has been no change to the threat level in the UK. We regularly review intelligence and information and would like to reassure the public that there is no specific threat to Dorset. The public should be alert but not alarmed.”

  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire westbound severe disruption, at J9 for A27 Whiteley.

    M27 Hampshire - M27 lane closed on entry slip road and slow traffic westbound at J9, A27 (Whiteley), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  14. Campaigners launch bid to buy ice rink

    A campaign group has begun an attempt to buy Ryde Arena, after the ice rink closed in October with debts of more than £300,000.

    The Ryde Arena Community Action Group said it had this morning written to Isle of Wight Council, requesting to be treated as a potential bidder for the site.

    Ryde Arena

    The group hopes the move will trigger a six-month moratorium on the sale of the site, while it prepares its bid.

    Property investment firm AEW UK has said it intends to market the site for £3.5m, having purchased it for £1m in 2014.