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Have you seen this girl? Concern for missing 16 year-old

Eleisha has been missing since Sunday Credit: HAMPSHIRE POLICE

Police in Havant are appealing for help in locating the 16-year-old who has gone missing.

Eleisha Home was last seen at about 3pm on Sunday, June 28th in Middle Park Way, Havant.

She is described as approximately 5ft 2ins tall, of a slim build with shoulder length brown hair and was last seen wearing jeans and a creamy coloured jacket. Eleisha appears younger than she is.

It is believed Eleisha could have travelled to the Winchester area since she was last seen.


MP's shock after constituent killed in Tunisia

An MP has spoken of his shock after one of his constituents was killed in the Tunisia terror attacks.

David Thompson, 80, of Tadley, was killed on Friday.

Kit Malthouse, MP for North West Hampshire, said: “I am horrified at the truly shocking news of the shootings in Tunisia, and to hear that one of the victims is David Thompson, one of my constituents from Tadley.

"His family, indeed every family and loved one going through this terrible time, are in my thoughts.

"They have my deepest sympathies. We must now do everything we can to assist those in need.

"Families need to receive information and support and the deceased and injured need to be brought home as quickly as possible and I welcome the statement by the Prime Minister in the House yesterday confirming the enormous effort underway to help everyone affected.”

Heatwave is shot in arm for South's tourist trade

With the heatwave continuing tomorrow - and temperatures set to rise further - health experts say there is a serious side to the sun.

The Met Office has issued a Level Two Heatwave warning.

That means temperatures over the next 48 hours can pose a health risk for some people - especially the elderly and the very young.

But the sunshine is good news for the South's tourist trade.

And there's no doubt it's been a glorious day. As Richard Slee reports.


Drowning warning as heatwave hits South

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the drowning prevention charity, has issued a warning as temperatures across Britain are set to hit a scorching 35C.

The charity has appealed for people to take note of simple safety messages to avoid a repeat of last summer’s tragedies when many people lost their lives cooling off in unlifeguarded open water, not suitable for swimming.

With temperatures on the rise, it is important people make the most of the weather and enjoy the water but do so safely at sites designated for swimming.

RLSS UK’s Director of Volunteer and Community Education, Mike Dunn, said: “Last year saw a tragic amount of preventable deaths as people flocked to open water sites not suitable for swimming.

"These sites included rivers, quarries, lakes and reservoirs – all of which have many dangers including very cold water, currents, obstacles and uneven depths. They look so inviting but can be deadly.

“Being aware of the basic principles of open water safety, combined with knowledge and understanding of the hazards, can increase enjoyment and significantly reduce the number deaths each year.”

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Today is the hottest day of the year - until tomorrow

Lifeguards keep watch on Brighton beach Credit: REUTERS/Luke Macgregor

With temperatures reaching 28.1C at Kew Gardens today, it is officially the hottest day of the year so far.

However, with a forecast well into the thirties for much of Britain tomorrow, that record looks set to be broken. Most forecasts are predicting temperatures as high as a blistering 35C, just a few degrees shy of the all-time record, 38.5°C, recorded in Kent town Faversham, in August 2003.

Last Friday was the previous hottest in 2015, when it reached 27.8C in Gravesend in Kent.

ITV Weather Presenter Lucy Verasamy said temperatures are set to rise to 31°C by the end of the day.

Tomorrow is likely to be nearer 35°C. The record July temperature currently stands 36.5°C set in 2006 - this record could well be broken tomorrow. It'll be a close call.

– Lucy Versasamy

Teachers make video of Taylor Swift's Shake it Off

Teachers at a Hampshire school strutted their stuff by performing Taylor Swift's hit Shake it Off as a leaving present for students.

Each year staff at Kings School in Winchester lip sync and dance to a popular track and play it at the school prom.

This year's video got huge cheers when it was shown to Year 11 students.

Teacher Lucy Hubble said: "It has become a bit of a tradition to make a video and there is now an expectation from the students that we make one.

"It got a really positive reaction and they loved seeing the teachers dancing"

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