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Man cut out of car after crashing into a tree

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A man has been cut out of his car after crashing into a tree in Petersfield.

Officers were called to London Road near Sheet at 3.28am.

The driver was the only person in the car at the time.

The man is now in the care of South Central Ambulance Service.


Police name woman who died after lorry collision

The collision happened on 26 January 2016

Hampshire Police have named a woman who died after a collision with a lorry in Petersfield last month.

58-year-old Yogalakshmi Sinnaiah from neighbouring Liss was pronounced dead at the scene, after the incident on Dragon Street on 26th January. It happened just before 2pm.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have seen what happened in the moments leading up to the collision to come forward. Anyone with information can contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting Op Security. Alternatively anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Train hits van at level crossing in Hampshire

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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.

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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 protest over plans to close nursery

Parents are angry over plans to close Causeway House in Petersfield Credit: ITV Meridian

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.

CCTV appeal after handbag theft in supermarket

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they believe may have information about a theft at a supermarket in Petersfield.

CCTV appeal after woman's purse is stolen

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.

Sussex & Hampshire singers win Britain's Got Talent

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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.

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