A train has collided with a van on a level crossing in Hampshire The 16.45 Waterloo to Portsmouth service struck the vehicle - just outside Liss. No one was injured. Hampshire police are investigating alongside British Transport police. A man has been arrested.
Passengers were stranded aboard the train while emergency services cleared the area. South West trains has laid on buses and has apologised to customers for the delays. The company warns disruption between Portsmouth and Guildford is likely to continue until tomorrow
Parents have been protesting at plans to close a nursery school in Petersfied, after Ofsted rated it as inadequate.
Directors of Causeway House say major losses in the last year hasn't helped, plus reduction in funding from the council.
The nursery is due to close in just four weeks, but there are hopes of keeping it open until September so parents have longer to find spaces for 60 children
ITV Meridian spoke to mother, Aby Yalden.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they believe may have information about a theft at a supermarket in Petersfield.
A woman in her 50s had her purse removed from her handbag during a shopping trip to Waitrose on Rams Walk between 1.50pm and 2pm on Wednesday, November 19.
Subsequently her cards have been used at local cashpoints where £600 was withdrawn.
Two singers from the Meridian region won this year's Britain's Got Talent. Labourer Richard Hadfield from Portslade (left) and former Petersfield schoolboy Michael Auger (second from left) are part of operatic boy band Collabro.
The five-piece musical theatre act impressed the judges and the voting public with their performance of Stars from the musical Les Miserables last night. Collabro pick up £250,000 and a slot performing at the Royal Variety Performance.
Hampshire Police are investigating a series of thefts from vehicles in Petersfield and Liss
As part of the investigation officers have recovered a number of items of property which may have been stolen and are now trying to identify the owners.
The items are mostly small electronic items such as mobile phones, sat navs and charging leads and memory cards from cameras.
Detective Constable Steve Brown said, “So far we have identified nine victims whose cars were targeted between Wednesday, April 2 and Saturday, April 5...I would like to hear from anyone who noticed property missing from their car ... and believes they may have been a victim of vehicle crime.”
After being abandoned in a toilet block in Petersfield, Heath the cocker-spaniel puppy has been re-homed!
The 8-week-old puppy was found near a public toilet block on Petersfield Heath on the 10th January.
The picture of the adorable puppy, which was placed on East Hampshire District Council's website and social media sites, attracted more than 15,500 views and the dog warden team were inundated with calls with families wanting to re-home him.
He has now been placed with a loving family in East Hampshire, who is an experienced dog owner and who has fostered rescue dogs in the past.
Dave Griffiths, EHDC dog warden said, "We would like to thank everyone for their interest in Heath, he certainly has attracted a lot of attention.
"We are very careful to match up dogs with suitable owners and we are lucky to have found such an experienced dog owner to take him in."
A young puppy has been found near public toilets in Petersfield, Hampshire on Friday 10th January by a local resident.
The puppy was sniffed by a resident's dog from behind a bin and then ran into the toilet block where it was left with a towel for the dog to lay on.
The puppy, who has been named Heath, has been checked by local vets and found to be in good health and is believed to be an eight to ten-week-old male Cocker Spaniel type.
Animal Welfare Officer Dave Griffiths from East Hampshire District Council said: “Sadly it seems that this little puppy was abandoned at the public toilets on Petersfield Heath by a person who no longer wanted him."
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured when his car collided with a tree on the B2070 London Road, Petersfield on Saturday 14th December.
Sometime between the early hours and 6.30am, a blue Fiat Bravo came off the road and collided with a tree near to Durford Woods.
The driver, a 20-year-old man from Petersfield, was found unconscious in the car by a passing motorist who called paramedics.
He was treated at the scene by ambulance crews and taken to Southampton General Hospital by air ambulance where he remains in a critical condition.
The road was closed for five hours whilst police conducted an examination of the scene and recovered the car.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt Wayne Voller at Fratton Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting Operation Bench.
A committee of Hampshire County Councillors is to review the recommendations on the future of four care homes in the county.
Currently, three of the care homes; Bulmer House in Petersfield, Deeside in Basingstoke and Nightingale Lodge in Romsey are being recommended for closure. Closure has been suggested on the grounds of the need for modern buildings to provide care with dignity.
It is proposed that a fourth home, Cranleigh Paddock in Lyndhurst, which is a specialist dementia facility, is retained because of the expert nature of the care provided.
The review will take place on Friday 22nd November with a decision to be made by the Council's Cabinet on 9th December.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det Con Flannagan at Alton CID by phoning 101. Mini-Com users can call the police on 18001 101. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.