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Teenager raped in Gosport alleyway after night out

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An 18 year old woman has been allegedly raped in an alleyway in Gosport.

The victim, from Fareham, became separated from a friend after a night out.

She was attacked in an alleyway off the high street in the early hours on Sunday 6th August.

She managed to escape, and ran along Gosport high street where she raised the alarm by banging on the door of the McDonalds restaurant, staff then called the police.

Police are trying to trace a man with blond/mousey coloured short hair with a parting.

Anyone who may have seen the victim or the attacker between 3am and 5.30am in the area is asked to contact police.

They should call the Operation Amberstone Team at Fratton Police Station on 101.

Local officers are carrying out patrols in the area and detectives are following up several leads.

Gosport high street Credit: ITV Meridian

How to stay safe on a night out

  • Where possible use public transport or use a designated driver, who isn’t drinking alcohol, to get you to and from any venue you go to
  • When walking stick only to well lit areas with plenty of other people about
  • Go with friends and try and make sure you stay together

Two in hospital after car and motorbike collide

One person had to be cut free from their car after it collided with a motorcycle in Fareham this morning.

Police, ambulance and firefighters were called to Fareham Road this morning following the accident.

Two people were taken to hospital. The extent of heir injuries isn't yet known.

Credit: Fareham Fire Station

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Appeal to find missing Hampshire teenagers

Can you help find two teenage boys who've gone missing from Fareham?

Logan Austin Credit: Hampshire Police
Nasser Mian Credit: Hampshire Police

Hampshire Police are concerned about the wellbeing of Logan Austin and Nasser Mian, both aged 15, who have been missing from the Fareham area since the early hours of Saturday, March 25.

Logan and Nasser do not have any money or phones with them.

They have connections in Liverpool, Kent and Essex.

£6m of improvements for railways in Fareham area

Six million pounds of work to improve the rail line in Hampshire got underway today at Fareham in Hampshire.

The works mean disruption for thousands of passengers for nine days. However, Network Rail has said it will be worth it, because the changes will make the service better and more reliable. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports.

The interviewees are Suella Fernandes, the MP for Fareham; and Owen Jones from Network Rail.

Local politicians visit rail upgrade works at Fareham

Suella Fernandes MP and Cllr Seán Woodward visit rail improvement works at Fareham

£4.6 million pounds is being spent on a major railway track renewal project at Fareham in Hampshire. Network Rail says the work should make a better, more reliable railway system for the area.

Nine sets of points are being replaced, as are the crossings which allow trains to move between lines, 240 metres of track are also being replaced.

The town's railway station is also being upgraded for an additional £1 million investment being jointly invested by Network Rail and Hampshire county Council. Today the Fareham MP, Suella Fernandes - and Hampshire County Councillor Seán Woodward visited the site to see work on the project start.

Passengers are being advised to check on their routes before leaving home. There are replacement buses in place. Check below for changes to timetables.

Portsmouth Harbour to Southampton and Eastleigh

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You can also visit South West Trains for more information about the closure and the disruption.

£1 million upgrade to Fareham station underway - train users warned of disruption

The railway tracks have been removed as work starts at Fareham train station

Hundreds of rail engineers will spend the next week replacing nine sets of points and track at Fareham railway station in Hampshire. The station will get a big upgrade costing about £1 million pounds.

For passengers buses are replacing many trains between Southampton and Portsmouth.

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MP hopes Percy resignation 'restores public trust' in Southern Health

The MP for Fareham, Suella Fernandes, has been following events at the Southern Health Trust on behalf of her constituents in Hampshire.

The politician raised her concerns about the organisation in the House of Commons earlier this year. ITV Meridian presenter Sangeeta Bhabra asked the MP about her reaction to the resignation of Southern Health's Chief Executive Katrina Percy.

'I was proud to vote today' Fareham MP on Referendum

Fareham MP encourages others to have their say in Referendum

The MP for Fareham, Suella Fernandes, has cast her vote at the Lockswood Community Centre and Library in Fareham.

“I was proud to vote today in the referendum, and take part in the biggest decision our country has faced in my lifetime. From what I’ve seen, turnout in Fareham appears to be high, which is a great endorsement of our democracy, and of the pledge we made as Conservatives to give the people a say on this vital issue. Whatever the result, we have to respect the wishes of the British people and unite to face the future.”

– Suella Fernandes MP,
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