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TRAVEL: M3 closed northbound between J5 (Hook) and J4a (Farnborough)

There are long delays northbound on the M3 following an earlier crash.

The motorway is closed between junctions 5 (Hook) and 4a (Farnborough) which may last in to the evening affecting those heading to the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham.

The diversion is as follows: leave the M3 at junction 5. Take the second exit on roundabout onto B3349 to A30 roundabout. Take the third exit onto the A30 (London Road) continue for approximately 6 miles to A30/A327 roundabout. Take the third exit onto the A327 for approximately 2 miles to re-join the M3 at J4A

Nine sets of twins in same year group set to start school

Did you know that more than 9,000 sets of twins are born in Britain every year? Multiple births are less of a rarity these days and that's definitely the case at one primary school in Hampshire - where they have SIX sets of twins in one year group.

They shared their final day together at Hook Juniors earlier this week but they will only be separated for six weeks as they will all be starting the same secondary school in September along with another three sets of twins!! Mel Bloor caught up with them.


Athlete's anger at stolen kit

Detectives are looking for witnesses and information after a British athlete's kit was stolen in Holt Lane, Hook.

The offenders broke into athlete Charlotte Purdue's garage and stole her official Great Britain kit, 30 boxes of Nike trainers and holdall bags.

Charlotte Purdue's Team GB kit was stolen in Hook Credit: PA

The break-in took place between 4pm on May 5 and 5am and May 9.

Some of the items have been recovered but at least 15 boxes of trainers remain outstanding.

TRAVEL - ROADS: A3 Southbound at Hook - severe delays

Severe delays & one lane closed due to recovery work and accident, three vehicles involved on A3 Southbound between A243 Hook Road / A309 Hook Rise North (Kingston By-Pass) Hook Junction and A244 Copsem Lane.

Congestion on A3 Malden Way (Kingston By Pass) to A2043 Malden Road / Bodley Road (Malden Junction).

Travel time is over 40 minutes. Traffic was being held just before the Esher exit. Traffic was able to pass from 07:15 in lanes one and two, but lane three remains closed as one of the vehicles is awaiting recovery.