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Disabled woman told wheelchair 'fire risk' at cinema

All she wanted was a night out at the cinema. But according to Cecillia Turk what she received was an evening of humiliation and discrimination.

Cecillia says she was was asked to leave the cinema in Hampshire half an hour into the film because her wheelchair was a 'fire risk'.

She says she felt like she was treated more like a piece of equipment than a person who deserves equality.

Christine Alsford reports.


Lorry driver jailed over fatal crash on M27

The M27 was closed for nearly six hours following the crash in March Credit: ITV Meridian

A lorry driver has been jailed for ten months for causing the death of a father-of-two by careless driving.

45 year old Kevin Burton, from Southampton, died in the crash on the M27 near Whiteley last March.

His car and a lorry driven by Richard Bingham, from Warminster, burst into flames.

The motorway was closed for nearly six hours.

Hampshire jewellers burgled overnight

A jewellers in Hampshire had its window smashed and display items stolen in a burglary overnight.

The Breaverbrooks jewellers in Whiteley shopping centre was burgled between 12.20am and 1am on Monday 14th April.

The window was smashed using heavy duty tools and a number of Tag Heuer watches to be removed from the display.

A Mercedes estate car was used during a burglary but it is believed to have been stolen.

This crime appears to have been carried out in a professional but blatant manner. I am urgently seeking information from people who may have seen the vehicle leaving the area at speed or may have been offered stolen items for sale.”

– PC Martin Campbell, Hampshire Police


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