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Amanda Piper has a round up of the news this Thursday with Simon Parkin and today's weather forecast.

Thursday's news with Amanda

A look at what's happening in the ITV News Meridian region this Thursday the 14th February with Amanda Piper. And after snow showers and chilly nights, Simon Parkin warms things up with today's weather forecast.

The Headlines:- Victim Named - A homeless man found dead on the seafront in Hove has been named as Lee Williams from Hastings. A post mortem examination has revealed the 45 year old father had suffered severe injuries to his face and head caused by a heavy object.

Massive Savings - £60 million - that's how much Kent County Council is looking to save as it sets out its budget for the next financial year. Proposals including reducing adult social care and children's services while losing 500 council workers.

Happy Valentine! Armed Forces Love - Despite being thousands of miles from home, soldiers and sailors from the south haven't escaped the romance. The company of Portsmouth based HMS Monmouth created a giant heart on the flight deck for a bespoke card.

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