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The Solent one area to benefit from millions of funding

Oxford and the Solent are to benefit from millions of pounds of Government money aimed at boosting businesses and local communities.

The two are among twelve across the country chosen as Enterprise Zones, where a £100 million package will support critical business infrastructure.

There will be tax breaks for small firms and jobs created in key industries.

The Solent will benefit from government money to boost local businesses Credit: ITV Meridian

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Thousands of pounds left at church

Thousands of pounds have been been posted through a church door in Sussex.

Police are trying to trace the owner of the large amount of cash that was handed in after it was posted through the door of St Mary of All Angels Church in Gratwicke Road, Worthing.

It is believed the bundles of cash were deposited on September 5. Police are keen to trace the owner of the cash or anyone who has information about how it came to be left at the church.

Anybody with information about this contact 101 quoting serial 0795 of 11/9.

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It's an embarrassing u-turn for the Government. The coalition claim it is a sensible change of policy.

It's an embarrassing u-turn for the Government. The first of the new aircraft carriers to be based at Portsmouth could be operational - with planes on board - in six years time. The opposition say it's all been a money-wasting shambles. The coalition claim it is a sensible change of policy.