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Summary

  1. BBC South debate on safety of A34
  2. Father-of-three killed in Spain mob attack eight years ago to finally be cremated
  3. Dorset Police highlights help available to people affected by Broadchurch storyline
  4. Updates from Tuesday 28 February

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  1. That's all for today!

    Our live service for Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight will resume at 08:00 tomorrow.

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

    Have a good evening!

  2. Sport headlines: Morecambe 'extremely dangerous' for Portsmouth

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    • Portsmouth manager Paul Cook has described tonight's opponents Morecambe as "extremely dangerous" - the Lancashire side arrive having lost just once in their past 10 matches
    • Eastleigh will aim for a first home win since October tonight, when they host Aldershot in a Hampshire derby
    • In the Southern League Division One South and West this evening Winchester City host Bideford, while in Division One Central Petersfield Town host Hanwell Town 
    • The two Dorset Senior Cup semi-finals take place this evening with Wimborne taking on Weymouth and Gillingham against Swanage and Herston
  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A31 Hampshire eastbound

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    A31 Hampshire eastbound severe accident, between A338 Salisbury Road and M27 J1 affecting Boundary Lane.

    A31 Hampshire - A31 blocked, delays and queuing traffic eastbound between Ringwood and Cadnam, because of an accident. Congestion to Boundary Lane Roundabout.

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

  4. Latest news headlines: E-fit released in 1981 missing girl search

    • New "higher risk" prevention zones have come into force across the UK to stop the spread of bird flu - they include half of the Isle of Wight, Bournemouth to Fordingbridge and to Blandford, and Weymouth to Dorchester
    • Staff on Southern rail  have voted to strike in a dispute over the role of guards
  5. Check out these aerial pictures of the south taken by British Airways captain Dave Wallsworth

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  6. Portsmouth barbers raise £1,000 for 88-year-old man locked in kitchen and robbed

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    Video caption: When 88-year-old Ken had £600 stolen by burglars his local barber shop stepped in to help
  7. Weather outlook: Rain and gusts

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    Video caption: BBC Weather for the South of England on 28 February 2017
  8. Council tackling domestic violence given £60,000 boost

    Portsmouth City Council has won two bids for community funding to tackle domestic abuse. 

    The authority applied to the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner's Safer Communities Fund, which is aimed at preventing offending and support victims.

    Now the council has received £40,000 to support domestic abuse victims and £20,000 for Up2U, a service working with perpetrators of domestic abuse.

    Michael Lane, the Police and Crime Commissioner, awarded 70 grants totalling £1,751,784 to support community organisations working to help keep Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, and Southampton safe.

  9. Bishops work together in bid to improve island schools

    Church of England and Catholic schools on the Isle of Wight could be brought together to create one island-wide academies trust. 

    In a bid to maintain academic studies on the island, the Rt Rev Philip Egan, Catholic Bishop of Portsmouth, and the Rt Rev Christopher Foster, Church of England Bishop of Portsmouth, have both agreed to a feasibility study. 

    Education staff in both dioceses will consider between now and May the potential benefits and challenges of the proposal. 

    If the multi-academy trust is created, island community schools could then also apply to join in the future, when the success of the trust is secured. 

  10. Wightlink's port revamps takes shape

    Wightlink’s £45m investment in a new ship for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route and port improvements has reached another milestone.

    Work on a new customer experience building at Wightlink’s Gunwharf terminal in Portsmouth has started. 

    Contractors, Trant, are building the three-storey structure to house a Costa Coffee, 24/7 "grab and go" food area and offices.

    Building works

    Historical interpretation boards will then be installed on site so customers can learn more about Wightlink’s heritage in the city.

    Work on the installation of the two-tier boarding ramp in Portsmouth is expected to start soon. 

    Quote Message: After many months of preparation, we can now see our £45 million development start to take shape. However, while it is all very exciting, the works will inevitably cause some disruption for our customers and we apologise for any inconvenience we may cause to their journeys. from John Burrows Project Director
    John BurrowsProject Director
  11. New £4m art gallery 'would be major Sherborne tourist attraction'

    A new £4m art gallery would be a "major tourist attraction" for Sherborne, the chair of the town's arts centre trust has said.

    Paddock Gardens

    Sir Robert Fry also said the local community would be central to plans for the "Paddock Project" gallery, which would include three gallery spaces, a restaurant and a coffee shop.

    The main entrance to the venue would be created through Paddock Gardens (pictured), which is currently owned by the town council, and would involve removing one of its stone walls. 

    A public consultation over the plans will be held on Monday at Digby Hall, Hound Street, at 18:00.

    Quote Message: The Paddock Project has national and international artistic ambitions, but, at the same time, is entirely rooted in the community and its needs. It would provide a major tourist attraction with all the economic and cultural benefits that come with that, and our initial plans have received strong support from many local organisations and key stakeholders. from Sir Robert Fry Chairman of Sherborne Community Arts Centre Trust
    Sir Robert Fry Chairman of Sherborne Community Arts Centre Trust