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'Heartbroken' mum's tribute to son who died in crash

Jasper Collins died after the collision in Ringwood Credit: Hampshire Police

A mother has been left 'heartbroken' after her son died after a crash in Ringwood in the early hours of yesterday.

21 year old Jasper Collins, of Ringwood Road, Bransgore died in hospital after the crash on Crow Lane shortly before 2am.

Investigations into the single vehicle crash are ongoing and anyone who may have seen what happened or saw the white Volkswagen Scirocco being driven by Jasper before the crash are asked to contact police.

Contact police on 101, quoting 44170304869, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

As you can imagine, we are devastated, heartbroken. No words can sum it up. Just 21 years old, now forever young."

“Thank you for your kind words, they do mean so much. It helps to receive them. Jasper was truly a good boy – I would say that wouldn’t I but it is so true. Adrian and I were incredibly proud of him. So kind, cheeky, funny, and such a dear friend to so many."

“I am told the pub was absolutely full all day yesterday as they gathered to be a comfort to each other. I’ve seen the videos cheering him and the flowers and the cushion Jasper made for Jack, which was so typical of Jasper’s humour."

“A tragic car accident but please do know and take comfort that Jasper was asleep immediately and had no pain. I was by his side in hospital and all the staff at Southampton General Hospital were truly amazing. Our thanks to them all for all they did to try to help him."

“Our love to all his family and friends, who are all going to miss him so much.”

– Anne Collins, Jasper's mother

Tributes to young man killed in crash on A3 in Surrey

Zak Combe Credit: Surrey Police

The family of a young man killed in a crash on the A3 near Thursley, Surrey have paid tribute to him.

Zak Combe, aged 21 and from Haslemere, died in a collision on the southbound A3 in the early hours of Saturday June 3rd.

The circumstances of the collision remain subject to an on-going investigation.

Saturday 3rd June our lives collapsed on hearing a knock on the door from two police officers at 5am to be told that our gorgeous boy Zak had a sudden fatal roadside accident. He can never ever be replaced and will never be forgotten, his laughter, his joy of life, smile and love for everyone was touched by so many, more than we could ever have imagined. The messages of support and love we have received since our lives stopped has been truly overwhelming. We want to thank everyone for their help, love and prayers, we feel truly blessed and so lucky to have had our beautiful Zak in our lives for a short 21 years, but 21 years we can be truly grateful for. God Bless You Zak, love mummy, dadsta, Haz X X X.

– Family statement

South East falls silent to remember victims of attack

The South East fell silent and the election campaigning stopped as people remembered the victims of the London bridge terror attack today.

Seven people were killed and 48 were injured.

At 11am communities came together for a minute's silence to reflect and pay tribute to those who lost their lives or were hurt in the terrible events in the capital on Saturday night.

Phil Hornby looks at how our region stood in silence.

Phil spoke to Paul Nuttall MEP UKIP leader and Tim Farron Lib Dem leader.

Phil's report contains footage of Rochester, Gravesend and Hastings.

West Quay shoppers stop for minute's silence

Shoppers at West Quay in Southampton were among those who stood side by side today to pay respects to those who lost their lives in the London Bridge terror attack.

A minute's silence was held at 11am to remember the seven people who were killed and the 48 injured in the attack.

As Richard Jones reports.

Richard spoke to the Very Rev Catherine Ogle, Dean of Winchester.

Richard's report contains footage from Southampton, London and Winchester.


Thames Valley remembers victims of terror attack

People across the Thames Valley have paid their respects to those killed and injured in the London terror attack.

A minute's silence was held across the region - including Basingstoke and Winchester - while a minute's round of applause was held in Reading to recognise the heroic actions of the emergency services.

Seven people were killed in the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market and another 32 people remain in hospital.

  • Watch Sam Holder reporting below:

Tribute to Newbury murder victim

Mark Campbell died on Wednesday June 19 Credit: Thames Valley Police

The family of a Newbury murder victim have released a tribute to their lost loved one.

Mark Campbell died on Wednesday June 19 and was found by ambulance crews at a house in The Nightingales, Newbury.

Mark's family said: "The sudden and senseless loss of Mark Campbell, just the day before his 43rd birthday, has devastated the loved ones he has left behind. Mark was a loving father, brother and uncle with a big heart and a generous nature and his death is hard to understand."

"Words cannot describe the heartache and pain we feel right now, nor the sadness that we never had the chance to say goodbye. We take comfort knowing you are now at peace and you will be forever in our hearts. Your family loved you as much as you did them, and your memory will live on through them."

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