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  2. Farmland removed from Local Plan in Dorset

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    Farmland on the edge of Weymouth, which had been earmarked for 100 homes, has been voted out of the area's Local Plan review.

    Councillors voted to remove Redlands Farm from the document which guides development up until 2036, the Local Democracy Reporting Service said.

    The agent for the owner, David Hebditch, previously told councillors the farm lease ended in September and vacant possession was being sought with a view to submitting a housing application.

    Hundreds of residents have been campaigning to exclude the site from the Local Plan review, claiming it would remove a green gap and affect wildlife.

    The rest of the document, which sets out sites for 16,000 new homes in Weymouth, Portland and west Dorset, will be the subject of an eight-week consultation.

  3. Two-year-old among most seriously hurt in bus crash

    A two-year-old boy and two men, aged 38 and 67, were the most seriously injured in yesterday's bus crash in Oakley, police have said.

    A further 10 people on the Stagecoach bus suffered injuries and were taken to hospital. No-one else was hurt.

    Investigations into the crash near Basingstoke are ongoing.

    Insp Andy Tester said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw the double-decker bus prior to the collision."

    Bus crash
  4. E-fit released in attempted murder probe

    An image of a man police are seeking following a stabbing in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, has been released.

    The victim, a woman in her 50s, was approached by a young man while walking her dog in woodland near Clifton Drive at 10:30 BST on 19 July.

    The man put his hand over her mouth and stabbed her once in the stomach, before fleeing through woodland towards Boxhill Walk where he was captured on CCTV.

    The offender is described as white, aged in his late teens to early 20s, about 5ft 10ins tall and of slim build.

    He was wearing black turn-up denim shorts, a light grey top and white and black trainers. He was also wearing glasses.

    E-Fit
  5. Men released without charge over 'gunshots'

    Five men arrested over reports of shots being fired in Bournemouth have been released without charge.Two men woke the occupants of a house on Wimborne Road by throwing stones at the window last August, police said.

    When the occupants got up to look, gun shots were reportedly fired at a window. No-one was injured.

    Two men aged 25, two men aged 23 and a 24-year-old man, all from the Liverpool area, were initially arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

    One of the 25-year-old men was also arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill.

    Wimbourne Road
  6. Thousands of Oxford motorists caught by speed cameras

    More than 63,000 speeding tickets were handed out to motorists in Oxfordshire in just over a year.

    The camera that caught the most drivers was on the Botley Road heading into Oxford.

    More than 6,000 motorists were captured doing more than 30mph between June last year and the end of last month, according to a Freedom of Information request to Thames Valley Police.

    Botley Road
  7. Avoid the A31 New Forest westbound

    There are hour-long delays on the A31 westbound at Poulner Hill, stretching back to the M27, because of a broken down vehicle blocking lane one.

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  8. Self-described 'perv' convicted

    A Bracknell man who referred to himself as a "perv" has been found guilty of sharing indecent images of children online.

    Robert King, 34, is the third man to be convicted following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.

    King was identified after officers received information he and a man from Reading were posting indecent images in an online chatroom.

    King will be sentenced at Reading Crown Court on 18 September.

    Reading Crown Court
  9. Missing Reading teenager found

    A teenage girl who was missing from her home in Reading has been found safe.

    Antonia Bataiosu, 16, was located yesterday.

    Thames Valley Police thanked the public and the media for sharing the appeal to help to locate her.

  10. £90 fine for man caught defecating on the street

    A man who defecated outside a property on Bell Street in Henley on Thames has been fined £90.

    He was caught on CCTV at around 01:00 BST on Monday 2 July.

    Police said the man voluntarily came forward after they issued an appeal.

    He has also issued an apology letter and sent a donation to charity.

  11. South Western Railway gives strike update

    South Western Railway has said nearly 70% of normal services were run on Thursday despite the RMT strike.

    It said London Waterloo experienced “just a 12% reduction in customer numbers” and one in four guards scheduled to work reported for duty.

    The train operator said it plans to provide around 50% of the normal service tomorrow, when the next strike is planned, and will provide longer trains to deliver additional seating.

    South Western Railway
  12. Collapsed sewer closes road in Caversham

    A collapsed sewer has closed Westfield Road in Caversham, Reading.

    Thames Water is investigating after a large hole opened up in the middle of the road.

    Reading Borough Council has put an emergency road closure in place.

    The council said: "Westfield Road will remain closed until further notice. Henley Road, Peppard Road and Prospect Street are unaffected."

    Westfield Road
  13. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M4 Berkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire eastbound severe accident, from J5 for A4 London Road to J4B for M25 J15.

    M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M4 eastbound from J5, A4 (Langley) to J4b, M25 J15 (Thorney Interchange), because of an accident. Congestion to J6 (Slough / Windsor).

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

  14. Hampshire bus crash: Driver among those in hospital

    Bus crash

    Following a bus crash near Basingstoke yesterday, 11 people remain in hospital.

    Five of them have serious or life-threatening injuries.

    The Stagecoach double decker came off the road in Oakley, hitting trees, before ending up in a ditch.

    No other vehicle is thought to have been involved

    Stagecoach told the BBC: "Our driver is still being treated in hospital and our thoughts remain with him and all those involved in yesterday’s incident."

  15. Image released after Abingdon burglary

    Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary near Abingdon.

    The offenders forced entry into a property in Thrupp Lane, Radley, on Saturday night, taking the keys to a VW Caddy van which was then stolen.

    Detective Sergeant Aidan Donohoe said: "If you know the person in these images, you are the person pictured or you have information about the incident, please contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting the reference 43180223582."

    Appeal
    Image caption: Police have released image of a man they believe may have vital information