Thousands of cyclists have set off on this year's Southampton Sky Ride
New figures show a big increase in cruise passengers using ports in the South.
Mauricio Pochettino's side moved eighth in the Barclays Premier League with a win at home to Norwich.
– Detective Inspector, Jim Park
We do not believe that these people have anything to do with the attack, but they may have seen the offender making off from the scene, so may have vital information that would assist with this investigation. Enquiries in the area have also identified that a man and woman were near to the scene at about 2.30am, having a heated discussion.
Police investigating a serious sexual assault are appealing for the driver of a dark coloured saloon car to contact them.In the early hours of Wednesday July 2nd, a woman was sexually assaulted on Merryoak Road in Bitterne.
The 29-year-old woman has been interviewed by specially trained officers and police have confirmed that they are investigating a report of rape. She was also threatened with the use of a weapon, although she did not see one.
Officers have been examining CCTV and have been able to pinpoint the time of the attack to a nine-minute window between 2.16am and 2.25am.
Shortly after, a dark coloured saloon car drove past the scene. Officers believe that the occupants of this vehicle may have seen the offender leaving the area.
Police investigating a report of a rape in Southampton are appealing for the driver of a dark coloured saloon vehicle to contact them. A 29 year old woman was assaulted on the early hours of Wednesday July 2 on Merryoak Road in Bitterne.
Officers have released CCTV of a dark coloured saloon car and believe the occupants may have seen the offender leaving the area.
Detective Inspector, Jim Park said: “We do not believe that these people have anything to do with the attack, but they may have vital information that would help this investigation.”
Enquiries in the area have also identified that a man and woman were near to the scene at about 2.30am, having a heated discussion.
DI Park added: “We are very keen to speak to the occupants of the car and the couple stood in Merryoak Road shortly after the incident. It’s likely these people were unaware that a serious crime was being committed at the time.
Neither of these people should be concerned about coming forward but I would urge them to make contact as soon as possible as they may have the vital piece of information that we need to identify a suspect.”
A 36-year-old man from Southampton has been charged with an offence under the Terrorism Act, following a joint investigation by Hampshire Constabulary and the South East Counter Terrorism Unit.
Mark Colborne, of Butts Road, Sholing, was charged on Monday night with engaging in conduct in preparation of terrorist acts contrary to section 5(1) of the Terrorism Act 2006He was remanded in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court today.
This charge follows an arrest and search at an address in Butts Road on June 3 this year._ It is not part of a wider investigation and there is no threat to the local community.
10,000 cyclists took over the streets of Southampton today for a traffic-free bike ride. For one day only they had the roads to themselves, as traffic was diverted especially for the event.
Sarah Cooper was there and spoke to Olympic gold medallist Jason Queally and local fundraiser Gus McKechnie.
Thousands of cyclists took over the streets of Southampton today for a traffic-free bike ride. Traffic was diverted especially for the event.
They set off from the Guildhall on a 7.8 kilometre route around the city. They had the roads to themselves as Cyclists from the age of six to seventy took part.
Thousands of cyclists have set off on this year's Sky Ride in Southampton City centre. The event means nearly five miles of road closure through the city. The council is warning drivers to be aware and consider alternative plans.
A man charged with the murder of a pensioner is due before court today. 70 year old John Wildig died at Southampton General Hospital after being found with multiple stab wounds on Morris Road in the city on Monday night.
Paul Humphries who's 35 and from Morris Road has been remanded in custody to appear at Winchester Crown Court later today.