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Police have appealed for information after a whirligig washing line was stolen from the back garden of a property in Dorset Road, Christchurch, sometime between Friday, March 27 and Monday, March 30.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting crime number 13326.


Commuters face lengthy delays on a Hampshire motorway this morning.

Overrunning roadworks on the M3 northbound between junction 12 at Eastleighand junction 11 at Winchester have caused a large build-up of traffic.

And drivers face queues on the M27 both ways at the junction with the M3, with traffic on the westbound carriageway as far back as Hedge End.


Fire crews were also busy overnight with other incidents, including a malicious garage fire in Turlin Moor.

A moped was also destroyed in a 'deliberate' blaze in Poole Lane, West Howe, which began shortly after 3am this morning.

Earlier yesterday evening, crews were called to Penny's Lane, Cranborne, after stray embers from a bonfire set light to a shed, destroying the outbuilding completely.


Fire investigators working for much of the night after yesterday's huge fire at St Catherine's Hill have confirmed that the blaze is believed to have been started deliberately.

An area of heathland equivalent in size to 10 football pitches was destroyed.


Good morning all.

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