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Summary

  1. Funding for Southampton Spitfire statue raised in parliament
  2. Scrubland fire near Eversley and gorse blaze at Ludshott Common
  3. Weather outlook: Sunshine and showers
  4. Sport: Poole Pirate lose opening speedway meeting at Wolverhampton

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By Sue Paz

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  1. That's all for today!

    Sue Paz

    BBC South

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

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

    Have a good evening!

  2. Your pictures: Vaper trails, gulls and hazy sunshine

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Thanks to  BBC Weather Watchers  "TomW", "nick15" and "Rickpics" for their snaps of blue skies and vaper trails over Sandown on the Isle of Wight, a row of gulls in Sholing, Hampshire, and hazy sunshine over Kimmeridge Bay and Clavell Tower in Dorset.

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    Kimmeridge Bay

    Send us your pictures of the three counties by  email , on our  Hampshire  and  Dorset  Facebook pages or on Twitter  @BBC_Hampshire  and @BBCDorset .  

  3. Sport headlines: Saints season ticket prices 'frozen or reduced'

    BBC Sport

    • Southampton have announced that season tickets will go on sale next week, at frozen or reduced prices for the 2017-18 Premier League campaign
    • Saints defender Maya Yoshida was on the scoresheet for Japan, in their 4-0 World Cup qualifying win over Thailand earlier today, while Bournemouth full-back Brad Smith started for Australia in their 2-0 success over UAE in Sydney
    • Poole Town have been given verbal approval by ground graders that they'll be able to stay in the National League South next season
    • In the non-league this evening, Havant and Waterlooville will aim to close the gap on Isthmian Premier Division title rivals Bognor Regis
    • Hampshire golfer Scott Gregory is stepping up his preparations today for his debut at next week's Masters
  4. Carl Scott murder investigation: Family release picture

    The family of a man found dead at a house in Winchester has released a photo of him, as police renew their appeal for information.

    The body of Carl Scott, 37, was found by a member of the public at a property in Birch Court in the Stanmore area last Wednesday afternoon.

    A 58-year-old man from the city, arrested on suspicion of murder, has been bailed until 7 June.

    Carl Scott
    Quote Message: “We have been working our way back from March 22 in a methodical process to establish Mr Scott’s movements prior to his death. We are looking into who he was associating with and where he had been in the days and weeks leading up to this tragic event. I am continuing to appeal to anyone who knew Mr Scott and saw him or had contact with him since 1 February this year. You may not think you have any significant information but I would still encourage you to get in touch as even the smallest piece of information could be vital to our investigation.” from Det Ch Insp Dave Morgan Hampshire Constabulary
    Det Ch Insp Dave Morgan Hampshire Constabulary
  5. Weather outlook: Patchy heavy rain

    BBC Weather

    It will be a mild night with rain moving in from the west - with some heavy outbreaks expected. 

    The rain will become patchier overnight but there could be some fog over higher ground. 

    BBC Weather chart for the South of England on 28 March 2017

    Further rain will affect the west of the region tomorrow but for many it will stay dry. 

    The skies will be mostly grey and cloudy though.  

    BBC Weather chart for the South of England for 29 March 2017

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

  6. Boy charged over Bournemouth shop stabbing

    A teenage boy has been charged in connection with a stabbing incident outside a Bournemouth shop. 

    Police were called after an argument broke out between two men and a member of staff outside ANJ Off Licence in St Michael’s Road late on 30 October 2016.

    The victim – aged in his late teens and of Poole – sustained a stab wound to his back. He made a full recovery.  

    A 17-year-old from Hertford has been charged with affray and threatening a person with a bladed article in a public place.

  7. Latest news headlines: Father guilty of murdering baby son

    • Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood who tried to save the life of PC Keith Palmer who was fatally stabbed in the Westminster terror attack has described what happened last Wednesday as a "dark day"
    • The government should help fund a £4m Spitfire memorial in Southampton,  an MP has said
  8. Plea to government over £4m Spitfire statue cash

    A national memorial to the Spitfire would be a "fitting tribute" those who flew and worked on the World War Two fighters, an MP has told Parliament. 

    Conservative Southampton Itchen MP Royston Smith called on the government to fund a planned £4m memorial to the plane from Libor fines levied over inter-bank lending. 

    The memorial would feature a replica aircraft in Mayflower Park, not far from Woolston where the plane was built. 

    Financial Secretary to the Treasury Jane Ellison told a debate at Westminster Hall that funding would be given "full consideration".

    Westminster Hall
    Quote Message: "In a world divided and troubled, the Spitfire reminds us how we stood up against evil and we prevailed." from Royston Smith MP
    Royston Smith MP
  9. Blind veteran selected as inaugral Holman Prize semi-finalist

    A blind Navy veteran from Hampshire, who was invited to compete in the inaugural  Holman Prize , has been selected as one of the semi-finalists.

    Penny Melville-Brown, from Fareham, was invited to compete for the $25,000 (£19,900) prize as a result of her online baking project, Baking Blind. 

    If successful, Ms Melville-Brown, who has 22 years’ service in the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) and Royal Navy, said she intends to take the project global. 

    Penny Melville-Brown
    Quote Message: I’m really thrilled to have been selected to be one of the 50 semi-finalists drawn from all corners of the world. Now I have just four weeks to put together the final plan and budget – and make contact with other cooks willing to show me their own special recipes. I’ve already got possible opportunities in China and Australia but need more. from Penny Melville-Brown
    Penny Melville-Brown
  10. Bournemouth baby murder case 'heartbreaking'

    The case of a Bournemouth father  found guilty of murdering his three-month-old son  has been described as "heartbreaking" by police.

    Winchester Crown Court heard Julian Hinz suffered severe skull fractures after being thrown against a hard surface last April. 

    Robert Hinz, 34, of Carysfort Road, told his trial he tried to revive his son who died in hospital the following day when doctors turned off his life support system.

    He will be sentenced at a later date.

    Robert Hinz
    Quote Message: A baby - just months old - is particularly vulnerable and needs almost constant attention and nurturing from its parents. Robert Hinz did not provide this protection. Instead he subjected his own son to months of violent episodes culminating in Julian's murder. This case is heartbreaking. My sincere thoughts are with the family of Julian, who has lost a son, brother and nephew. from Det Insp Richard Dixey Dorset Police
    Det Insp Richard DixeyDorset Police
  11. Tobias Ellwood describes Westminster attack as 'dark day'

    Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood who tried to save the life of PC Keith Palmer who was fatally stabbed in the Westminster terror attack has described what happened last Wednesday as a "dark day". 

    He was responding to comments from shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, who paid tribute in the Commons to his "extraordinary courage". 

    Mr Ellwood said: "I'm very grateful for her kind remarks. And I make it clear I was one of many who stepped forward on that dark day and our thoughts and prayers remain with those families and friends of the victims, including our own PC Keith Palmer." 

    Tobias Elwood
  12. Bournemouth father guilty of 'thrown baby' murder

    A father has been found guilty of murdering his three-month old son who died after he was thrown "vigorously" against a hard surface.

    Winchester Law Courts

    Robert Hinz, 34, of Bournemouth, had said he tried to revive his three-month-old son Julian, who suffered severe skull fractures when the pair were alone in a bedroom at their home on 8 April last year.  

    Julian died in hospital the following day when doctors decided to turn off his life support systems. 

    Hinz will will be sentenced at a later date, Winchester Crown Court heard.