A man planning to cross the Solent in a pumpkin is preparing to set sail!
Dimitri Galitzine will sit inside the pumpkin and travel from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight.
It is fitted with a small motor which will travel at a speed of around 1 or 2 knots.
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Marwell zoo is preparing for its annual sunset safari and party in the park.
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