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Four people have been arrested after a man was stabbed in Southsea.
Police believe the stabbing in Sedgley Close may have been linked to an earlier incident involving a child wearing a clown mask.
A 34 year old woman, two 18 year old men and a 17 year old boy are being questioned.
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In the run up to Halloween, high visibility patrols will be on the streets of Wiltshire in an attempt to stop anti-social behaviour. Officers are also encouraging young people to be safe and respect others. No trick or treat posters are available for residents to put on their doors.
A Halloween display in a shop window in Hampshire has been criticised for being too gory. Several shopowners in Leigh Park have decorated their premises as part of a local competition. But the scene in one cafe has been described as 'just too horrific'. The owner says it attracts publicity and is good for local business, as Sally Simmonds reports
The gory Halloween window display at the Memory Lane Cafe at the Greywell Shopping Centre in Havant. Complaints were made to police about the window display which shows a murder scene. A dead baby was removed from the display. Police took the action under anti-social behaviour legislation. More later.
Firefighters are warning shoppers to be on their guard, after flammability tests on a number of high street Halloween costumes.
The potential dangers of SOME outfits were highlighted last year when TV presenter Claudia Winkleman's daughter was badly burned after her fancy dress caught fire on a candle.
The Government has ordered spot checks of costumes, and some stores already do extra testing. But any official changes won't come into force until next year. Matt Price reports.
Spooky Halloween events are being arranged in Southampton. There will be a special 'spooky night' at Tudor House and Garden on 30 October. There will be free admission and late night opening until 9pm. The public are being invited to explore 800 years of history during the evening.
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Thousands of people across the ITV Meridian region have spent hours patiently carving some spectacular pumpkin creations for Halloween tonight. Here's just a few:
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