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Appeal after cat shot with sling shot

Police are appealing for information following an incident in which a cat was injured after being shot with a sling shot in Wolverton Road, Baughurst Common in Tadley.

At around 7pm on Thursday, April 16 the owner of the cat heard two sounds from a silver 4x4 vehicle which was parked at the end of his driveway. He then approached the vehicle which consequently drove off. A short while later he found his cat with injuries to its head.

The animal was taken to the vet for treatment. A large lead shot was removed by the vet and the cat ended up losing its eye due to its injuries.

Anyone with any information that could assist is urged phone 101 quoting 44150129772 or call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

Retrial for teen who was stabbed to death in Greece

The family of a Hampshire teenager who was stabbed to death in Greece will travel to the country this week for a retrial.

Robert Sebbage died from a knife wound during a row with two taxi drivers while on holiday on the island of Zante in 2011.

Robert Sebbage died in Greece in July 2011 after being stabbed by two taxi drivers

Stelios Morfis was found guilty in September 2012 of unintentional manslaughter and sentenced to 11 years behind bars.

He was cleared of murder.

Stelios Morfis was cleared of murder


"No risk" over radioactive container found in shed

Part of a Hampshire town was evacuated last night after a radioactive canister was found in a shed.

An AWE spokesperson said: "We can confirm that, as part of its role in providing national specialist support on incidents involving radioactivity, AWE was called to assist at a Hampshire police incident at an address in Tadley last night at approximately 2200 hours

"Radioactive monitoring results of the site and the recovered container confirm low level radioactive readings that pose no threat to members of the public.

"We are continuing to work with the Environment Agency to determine the optimum disposal route."

Evacuation after radioactive canister found in Hampshire town

Emergency crews attend the incident in Tadley last night Credit: Press Photo Agency

Part of a Hampshire town was evacuated last night after a radioactive canister was found in a shed.

Emergency services were called to an address in Tadley at 20:36 last night.

A 45 metre cordon was put in place and 16 households were evacuated so that the canister could be investigated.

The cordon was quickly scaled right down to the shed.

The canister was collected by the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE).

Meat theft from Co-Op in Hampshire

Police have released CCTV images of two men they would like to talk to following the theft of meat from the Co-Op in Tadley, Hampshire.

It happened on Friday 28th February and again on Thursday 13th March.

Officers would like to talk to the men as they may be able to assist with the investigation.

The two men Hampshire police would like to talk to Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Family of teenager killed abroad prepare for retrial

The family of a teenager from Hampshire stabbed to death of a Greek holiday isle say they are preparing themselves for the agony of a retrial. Robert Sebbage, who was 18, was stabbed on the last night of a boy's holiday to Zante in July 2011.

Local taxi driver Stelios Morfis was found guilty of causing deadly bodily injury without intent, and sentenced to 11 years in prison. Now though, the prosecutor has ordered that he be retried. It means Robert's parents must face their son's killer again. Kate Bunkall reports.


Man to face retrial in Greece over teenager's death

Robert Sebbage died while on holiday in Zante last September

The family of a teenager stabbed to death in Greece are to fly back to the country this summer to see the man accused of killing him face a retrial.

Eighteen-year-old Robert Sebbage from Tadley was with a group of friends when he was killed on the island of Zante in July 2011.

Taxi driver Stelios Morfis - who's twenty five - was cleared of Robert's murder but convicted of causing deadly bodily injury without_** intent. He now faces a retrial - accused of Robert's murder.

Police name teen killed in crash

A teenager who died in a collision near Tadley on Friday has been named as 15-year-old Sam Owen Belcher, of Bowmonts Road in the town.

The collision on Silchester Road at Pamber Heath, happened at around 2.30am last Friday and involved a black Ford Ka.

The driver, an 18-year-old Tadley woman, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and bailed until March 21, 2013.

Police are continuing their appeal for anyone who may have seen thecollision or either Sam or the car prior to it.

Friends tell of Greek holiday murder

Parents Andy and Rhian Sebbage arrive at North Hampshire Coroner's Court for the inquest into the death of Robert Sebbage last October. Credit: PA

The trial of a Greek taxi driver accused of murdering a teenager from Hampshire on the holiday island of Zakynthos has heard from the friends who witnessed his death.

Callum Lane, Steven Granston and Jordan Manson described how Robert Sebbage, 18, died during an argument from a single stab to the heart.

The three men appeared on the second day of the trial of Stelios Morfis in the southern port city of Patras.

The taxi driver, 22, denies the murder of the teenager from Tadley in Hampshire. He has apologised for the stabbing, saying he lashed out with a pocket knife after being taunted by a group of British youths. Another man, Dimosthenes Mylonas, 26, has been charged as an accomplice.

All three witnesses were injured in the stabbing attack on the island on July 13 last year. Mr Sebbage was on holiday with eight friends when he was killed during their last night out when the group got into an argument with two taxi drivers.

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