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West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service have been tackling a barn fire in Crawley. Around 20 firefighters were needed to bring the fire under control. Crews are now damping down and will continue to monitor the situation.
A man from Kent remains in a critical condition in hospital after a collision with a blue VW taxi at Gatwick Airport at around 5am this morning.
The sixty-seven-year-old has extensive head and body injuries. The collision happened on the south perimeter road near the Welcome to Gatwick roundabout. The 53-year-old taxi driver and his two passengers were uninjured.
Detectives in Basingstoke investigating two alleged assaults on children in Popley say they do not believe they are connected. A ten-year-old boy was pushed to the ground at around 7pm on Tuesday 27th March. On Sunday 1st April an eight-year-old girl alleged she was assaulted in the same area.
Hampshire Police said both incidents continue to be investigated and officers continue to appeal for witnesses. If you have any information about either incident contact Basingstoke Police Station on 101.
Patients using the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth will have access to more specialised cancer diagnosis with the appointment of 'InHealth' to deliver a comprehensive PET/CT scanning service for the city and its surrounding areas. The firm will use a state of the art scanner.
A £60m deal for laser guided bombs will help sustain hundreds of UK jobs, the MoD said today.
The contract has been awarded to Raytheon UK which has plants in Scotland and Essex.
A number of jobs will also be sustained at subcontractors Portsmouth Aviation Ltd and Thales, based in Basingstoke.