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"We are always hopeful..., until there is no hope."

The families of the four missing sailors from the South, whose boat is believed to have capsized in the Atlantic Ocean, have said they are full of hope that their loved ones will be found.

Our reporter Kerry Swain, has been speaking to David Bridge, the father of Andrew Bridge. The missing 22 -year-old from Farnham, is the skipper of the Cheeki Rafiki yacht, which began to take on water on its way back home to Hampshire last week Thursday.

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Appeal for witnesses after woman attacked in town centre car park in Surrey

Police hunt attacker Credit: itv news

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked and robbed in Farnham in broad daylight. She was returning to her car in the Waitrose car park around 1-20pm on Sunday when she was approached by a man. She was pushed to the ground and robbed of her purse.

Police believe it may be linked to another assault on Saturday night when a man was robbed as he walked through Farnham Park. He was punched in the face and fell to the ground. The suspect then ran off with his rucksack.

Farnham man sentenced to 9 years in jail for sexual abuse of children

Rodney Reast Credit: SURREY POLICE

A man from Farnham was sentenced today to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to 12 counts of child sexual abuse.

Rodney Reast, 53, was charged with 14 counts of child sexual abuse on four male victims between the ages of 10 and 16.

Reast was due to stand trial on 31 March but pleaded guilty to 12 of the charges when he appeared at Guildford Crown Court. Two other offences were accepted as not guilty and allowed to remain on file.

At the hearing today His Honour Judge Peter Moss told Reast that he was deemed a dangerous offender and that there was a serious risk he would cause harm to others. He was told he would be on licence for the whole nine year period.

Pensioner lost more than £200,000 through scam letters

A pensioner has told ITV Meridian how she spent more than two hundred thousands pounds on postal scams - one of the worst cases Trading Standards has ever seen.

Seventy-six year-old Sylvia Kneller, from Farnham in Surrey was bombarded by letters promising prizes. She responded because they were written directly to her - and she thought they were genuine. But the only intention was to rip her off. Andrew Pate reports.

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Man dies as car overturns

A man believed to be in his 60s has died in Surrey after his car overturned.

Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses following the collision in Farnham.

Officers were called to Alma Road at around 12.07pm following reports that a silver Mitsubishi Shogun had collided with a black Peugeot 107. The Mitsubishi then left the road and collided with a parked vehicle, ending up on its roof in the garden of a property.

Emergency services attended the scene and the driver of the Mitsubishi was declared dead at the scene. No one else was injured.

Alma Road was closed between its junctions with Bricksbury Hill and Ball and Wicket Lane while an investigation was carried out.

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