Fareham

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire westbound severe disruption, at J10 for A32 Wickham Road.

    M27 Hampshire - M27 lane blocked on exit slip road to one westbound at J10, A32 (Wickham), because of a breakdown.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire westbound severe disruption, from J11 for A27 Fareham to J10 for A32 Wickham Road.

    M27 Hampshire - One lane closed on M27 westbound from J11, A27 (Fareham) to J10, A32 (Wickham), because of a breakdown. Traffic is coping well.

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

  3. Southampton City Council final wards counted

    Maria Zaccaro

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    Tensions are running high in Southampton as the election count is under way.

    A number of wards across the city turned blue leaving Labour and the Conservatives with 22 seats each.

    Votes for the final four wards are now being counted and the final results are expected to be announced in the next couple of hours.

    It comes as 16 seats at Southampton City Council are up for grabs.

    So far Labour retained seats in Bargate, Bevois, Freemantle and Portswood but lost Bitterne, Coxford, Millbrook, Peartree and Redbridge to the Tories.

    Votes for Shirley, Sholing, Swaythling and Woolston are currently being counted.

    Among the councillors who have just been elected there are Jeremy Moulton, the former leader of the Conservatives who lost his seat in the 2018 elections, and Amanda Guest, who campaigned against the proposed closure of Kentish Road respite centre.

    Meanwhile, Dave Shields, former cabinet member for stronger communities and Darren Paffey, former cabinet member for children learning and education, retained their seats in Freemantle and Bargate respectively.

    There are 48 seats in total with 25 needed for a majority.

  4. Counting stops in Winchester following fire alarm

    The results of the Hampshire County Council elections were expected tonight but have been pushed back.

    A statement from Winchester City Council said: "There was a fire alarm at 7.30pm at River Park Leisure Centre.

    "Following a short evacuation, all count observers, candidates and staff are accounted for.

    "We are adjourning for today and will return to continue the verification and proceed to the count of Hampshire County Council and Winchester City Council ballots tomorrow at 10am."

  5. Hampshire County Council results coming in

    Maria Zaccaro

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    So far the Conservatives retained six of their 56 seats across the county and gained one in the West End and Horton Heath division in Eastleigh.

    It comes as Liberal Democrat councillor Bruce Tennent lost the West End and Horton Heath seat to Conservative candidate Steve Broomfield.

    Liberal Democract councillor and former Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton – who represented the Bishopstoke and Fair Oak division – also lost his seat to independent borough councillor Louise Parker-Jones.

    Meanwhile, Eastleigh Borough Council leader Keith House retained his county council seat for the Hamble division with with 2,915 votes.

    The Lib Dems also retained seats in Eastleigh South and Eastleigh North.

    The Conservatives have so far retained four of the five seats in the Rushmoor division but lost Aldershot North division to Labour candidate Alex Crawford.

    The Tories retained seats in Aldershot South, Farnborough South, Farnborough West and Farnborough North where councillor Roz Chadd, former county council cabinet member for education, has been re-elected.

    It comes as all of the 78 seats at Hampshire County Council are up for grabs as county-wide elections are held every four years.