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Police are at the scene of a serious incident on the A325, Alice Holt forest in Farnham, close to the junction with Binstead Road.
Officers were called at 5.25pm this evening to an incident involving a vehicle which failed to stop at the scene.
The car has been described as a dark green Peugeot or Citroen estate car, which may have front end damage.
Closures are currently in place on the A325 between Gravel Hill Road and Binstead Road, and at the junction with Fullers Road. The closures are likely to remain in place for a number of hours.
Driver are being warned to avoid the area.
A Farnham business has donated over £100 of sports equipment to local children’s charity Challengers to encourage more young people to get active and celebrate the forthcoming summer of football festivities and sporting events.
The donation included a range of sports equipment including cones, speed ladders, passing arcs and water bottles to help children learn new skills and enhance their agility and co-ordination techniques.
Commuters are facing further delays- after a landslip on the railway line between Farnham and Alton. The track has been shut since the embankment became unstable. Rock and soil fell away from the track at Wrecclesham. It's believed it was caused by heavy rain earlier this month. Engineers are now working to make the area safe as Sally Simmonds reports.
Replacement buses are running instead of trains between Farnham and Alton. Emergency engineering works are underway after an embankment was found to be unstable.
South West trains says using the stretch of track could put passenger safety at risk. Do check times before you travel.
Emergency engineering work will lead to major disruption for passengers on the line between Alton and Farnham tomorrow. It is understood that keeping the line running could put passenger safety at risk. An unstable embankment is blamed and it is not clear when it will reopen. Buses will replace trains on the key commuter route.
This statement has just been issued by Network Rail:
Network Rail is advising passengers to check before they travel as its engineers have begun emergency repair work to a railway embankment between Farnham in Surrey and Alton in Hampshire.
Network Rail’s orange army has been monitoring the stability of this embankment and has taken the decision to temporarily close the line following the weather forecast of heavy rain tonight, which could further affect the embankment’s stability.
The temporary closure will allow engineers to investigate the source of the issues and begin the process of fixing the problem. By temporarily closing the line it will ensure the safety of passengers and minimise the risk of any unplanned closures in the future. Unfortunately due to the early stage of the investigation work, it is not possible to predict at this time when the line will reopen.
Network Rail apologises for the inconvenience caused, but the safety of passengers must always be its highest priority. During the temporary closure, South West Trains is running a replacement bus service from Farnham to Alton, calling at Bentley. Passengers are advised to check before they travel through National Rail Enquiries or South West Trains.
The owner of the historic Bourne Mill Antiques Centre in Farnham has spoken of his devastation at the damage caused by a fire that broke out in the roof.
David Myers told ITV Meridian that every room in the mill had been damaged and spoke about the frantic efforts of staff to extinguish the blaze before it took hold.
Firefighters have been tackling a major blaze in the roof of a historic building in Farnham.Read the full story ›