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Today's news with Amanda

If you missed any of our Daybreak bulletins this Thursday morning, here's another chance to find out what's happening in the region with Amanda Piper. And rain or shine, Simon Parkin looks at what the weather has in store today.

Today's Headlines:- 'A compassionate woman who will be very much missed'. A father pays tribute to his daughter who was found dead in her home in Sussex. A man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Debbie Levy, has been released on bail.

Family's Loss Recognised - The Elizabeth Cross is to be presented to the family of a soldier killed in Afghanistan. Corporal Andrew Roberts died in Helmand Province last May. He served with the Royal Logistics Corp in Oxfordshire.

Ready to Rock! Music legend Sir Elton John is to headline this year's Bestival. He'll take to the stage at the Isle of Wight music festival this September.


Wednesday's news headlines

The ITV News Meridian headlines covering all the stories happening this Wednesday with Amanda Piper. And to find out if we're in for more rain today, Simon Parkin has the forecast.

Quizzing for Clues - Detectives investigating the death of a man pulled from a house fire are to question people who use the street where he died. Michael Griffith was found last week. He was assaulted before he died.

University Future - We'll find out today how many students have applied to go onto further education. It's expected number will be down due to a rise in tuition fees and apprenticeship schemes.

Cow Bus - Cows from a farm in Sussex will help to power a new generation of buses in Reading. The fleet of twenty single deckers will have low emissions and take to the streets next year.

The headlines today

The top stories in the ITV News Meridian region with Amanda Piper while Simon Parkin brings you all the details on what the weather is up to this Tuesday.

The Headlines Today:- Murder Questions - A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a woman in Chichester. Her body was found in a house in East Ashling. A 45 year old man from Selsey is being questioned.

Evicted - The last camp of protesters standing against the building of the Bexhill to Hastings link road is to be disbanded today. Despite the evictions, which started yesterday, opponents vow to continue their fights against the road which councillors say is vital for the local economy.

Royal Visit - The Duchess of Cornwall is due to visit troops from 4th Battalion The Rifles today. Her Royal Highness will open the officers' mess at the Bulford barracks and meet soldiers and their families at a special reception.


Monday's news headlines

A round up of the stories making the news this Monday with Amanda Piper. And rain or shine, a first look at what the weather has in store with Helen Plint.

Today's Headlines:- Murder Latest - Police search through debris for further clues regarding the death of a man in West Sussex. Michael Griffith's body was found in his house in Fernhurst last week. It's been revealed he'd been assaulted before his death.

Moved On - Protesters at a camp set up against the proposed Bexhill to Hastings link road, are due to be evicted today. They say ancient woodland in Combe Haven Valley should NOT be cut down. But councillors say the road is vital.

Fort Future - A £2million Heritage Lottery bid is being put together to restore parts of an ancient fort in Chatham. If successful it would be the largest single investment to date for Fort Amherst.

Police seek the owner of 28 sheep

Police in the Heathfield area of Sussex are seeking the owner of 28 sheep which were found walking in the road in the early hours of today. The sheep were found in New Pond Hill, Cross in Hand, at around 3am. When police arrived some of the sheep had wandered onto the land of a nearby resident.

Anyone who can help to trace the owner of the sheep is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 192 of 25/1.

Amanda has today's headlines

A first look at the stories making the news this Friday with Amanda Piper. And to find out what the weather has in store for the end of the working week, Simon Parkin brings you the forecast.

Today's Headlines:- Ash Action - There are urgent calls for the Government to take action fast to try to combat the growing number of trees infected with Ash Dieback. Of the three hundred plus confirmed to have the fungal disease, the majority are in Kent.

Foster Appeal - The charity Barnardos is urging families to help the growing need for foster parents. It's looking in particular to people in Berkshire as it highlights the needs of older children looking for a family.

Haggis, tatties and neeps! It is Burns Night today - among the events taking place to mark the occasion, Wokefield Park in Berkshire is bringing out the bagpipes and raising money for local charities.

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