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Summary

  1. TV licence dispensation for royal wedding
  2. Several cats and 11 people rescued after fire
  3. Major roadworks begin in Oxford's Cowley Road
  4. Updates from Monday 30 April

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  2. 'Dump site' landowner ordered to pay £20,000

    Okeford Fitzpaine dump site

    A Dorset man who used his land to store old vehicles, waste and other items has been fined £9,000 and ordered to pay more than £11,000 in prosecution costs.

    Joseph Clancy, 78, was told by a judge at Bournemouth Crown Court he would serve three months in prison if he did not pay.

    Mr Clancy, of Hazel Farm, Okeford Fitzpaine, had pleaded guilty previously to three breaches of enforcement notices served by North Dorset District Council.

  3. Hospital 'accessible' despite gas leak

    Some more details from Southern Gas Networks about this afternoon's gas leak near the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester.

    Hospital access will be maintained, the company says.

    Police at the scene of the gas leak
    Quote Message: We’re carrying out an emergency repair to our gas main in Romsey Road, Winchester. To keep motorists and our engineers safe, we need to temporarily close Romsey Road outside the Royal Hampshire County Hospital. A signed diversion will be in place for through traffic, however, access will be maintained to the hospital. We’re doing everything we can to repair our damaged gas main and reopen Romsey Road as quickly as possible. from Southern Gas Networks statement
    Southern Gas Networks statement
  4. Manure causes stink on Hampshire road

    A shed load of manure caused a stink on a Hampshire road over the weekend.

    It happened on the A3090 at Romsey, which was closed for a time while it was cleaned up.

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    Severe accident: M4 Berkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire westbound severe accident, between J10 for A329 and J11 for A33.

    M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M4 westbound between J10 A329(M) Wokingham and J11, A33 (Reading), because of an accident.

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

  6. Fail-to-stop driver admits injuring pedestrian

    car on fire

    A man has pleaded guilty to four driving offences after a car struck a pedestrian in Southampton before crashing and catching fire.

    Gentjan Lalaj had failed to stop for police prior to the incident on 27 March.

    The 21-year-old, of Palmers Green, London, pleaded guilty at Southampton Crown Court to causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop and driving without a licence or insurance.

    He was remanded in custody to appear for sentencing on 29 May.

    Hampshire Constabulary previously referred the incident to the Independent Office of Police Conduct.

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    Severe accident: M25 Greater London anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Greater London anti-clockwise severe accident, at J14 for A3113 Airport Way.

    M25 Greater London - One lane closed and slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at J14, A3113 (Heathrow Terminal 4), because of an accident, which is now on the hard shoulder.

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

  8. 'Emotional roller coaster' of search for Katrice Lee

    Katrice Lee

    The sister of Katrice Lee who went missing as a toddler from a Naafi supermarket near Paderborn, Germany, in 1981 has been talking about the pressure the family have been under.

    Police investigating the toddler's disappearance are to excavate a site close to where she was last seen.

    Natasha Lee, who lives in Gosport, Hampshire said: "All I can describe it as being like is that I can't breathe.

    "It's a bit of an emotional roller coaster right now because I don't want her to be there, but I do want her to be there so we have closure and we can lay her to rest."

    Natasha Lee
  9. 'No injuries' in Maidenhead scaffolding fall

    Chris Browning

    BBC Radio Berkshire

    Several cars have been damaged after scaffolding fell on them on a street in Maidenhead.

    Scaffolding collapse
    Image caption: The site of the scaffolding collapse, which has closed Bridge Street in the town

    Bridge Street in the town has been closed but there are no reported injuries.

    The owner of the scaffolding company said it had been knocked over by a demolition machine.

    The fire service is on the scene.

  10. Preview: Art, Us and the Truth

    BBC One

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    Video caption: Tomasz Schafernacker discovers how artists shaped the image of famous people.

    Tomasz Schafernacker discovers how artists have shaped our image of some of history's most famous people in southern England.

    As far back as Roman times, it seems that we understood that not only did public image matter, it could be used to control popularity, fame and power.

    Watch Art, Us and the Truth tonight at 19:30 on BBC One.

  11. Your pictures: Seasides and bluebells

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Thanks to BBC Weather Watchers teggy, becs and CeliMac for their snaps of Hampshire's Barton-on-Sea, a bluebell wood in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and Lyme Regis beach in Dorset.

    Barton-on-Sea
    Bluebells in Abingdon
    Lyme Regis

    Send us your pictures and news via our Berkshire, Hampshire, Dorset and Oxford Facebook pages, or by using Twitter: @BBC_Hampshire, @BBCDorset, @BBCBerkshire and @BBCOxford.

  12. 'Two strong leagues better than one'

    London Irish were beaten by Saracens on Sunday

    London Irish chief executive Brian Facer believes Championship clubs need more funding to ensure they are able to handle promotion to the Premiership.

    Irish were relegated for the second time in three seasons on Saturday after Worcester beat Harlequins, which means a promoted club has gone straight back down in four of the past five seasons.

    "I believe there's strength in having two leagues as opposed to one that just goes around in circles," he said.

    Facer also confirmed the club will continue to play home matches at Reading's Madejski Stadium next season, despite plans to move to Brentford FC's new ground in West London.

    'Two strong leagues better than one'

    London Irish were beaten by Saracens on Sunday

    London Irish chief executive Brian Facer says their relegation shows Championship clubs need more cash to compete at Premiership level.

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  13. Southampton 2-1 Bournemouth: Eddie Howe says Bournemouth shot themselves in the foot

    BBC Sport

    Eddie Howe says his Bournemouth side shot themselves in the foot by losing 2-1 against Southampton, in a game they could have won.

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    Video caption: Southampton 2-1 Bournemouth: Eddie Howe says Bournemouth shot themselves in the foot today