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Police come up with imaginative new use for tax disc holder

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

11:52am Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE have dreamt up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Bus services facing cuts across Hampshire - but threat to ferry lifted

Daily Echo: Image for Hythe Ferry

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A THREAT to a centuries old Hampshire ferry link has been lifted after county bosses stepped back from axing a vital subsidy.

Fork lift truck falls off lorry and blocks road after crash

Daily Echo:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A forklift truck fell off the back of a lorry after it crashed into a railway bridge this morning.

'Not enough accidents' to clamp down on speeding drivers

Daily Echo: Over two thirds of drivers clocked speeding at hotspot

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

DOZENS of residents are demanding action to put the brakes on speeding drivers – but authorities say there have not been enough accidents.

Crash causing delays on motorway

Daily Echo: Traffic on the M27 motorway

9:58am Thursday 16th October 2014

A CAR and lorry were involved in a crash on a busy Hampshire motorway this morning.

Motorist trapped by six feet of water

Daily Echo: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

9:43am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A MOTORIST became trapped when in his vehicle was immersed in six feet of water.

Man trapped in car after motorway crash

Daily Echo: Police want to talk to the driver of a silver car who failed to stop after a crash

9:39am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A MAN is trapped in his car after a crash on a Hampshire motorway.

Residents demand immediate action over 'dangerous' junction

Daily Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

ACTION to tackle a notorious accident black spot in Hampshire can be revealed following yet another smash that saw a mother and her daughter end up in hospital.

Hampshire roads among the worst for accidents with deer

Daily Echo: Forest deer will avoid culls

2:32pm Monday 13th October 2014

Six Hampshire roads have today been named as being among the worst in the country for accidents involving deer.

Multi-vehicle pile up blocks motorway

Daily Echo:

1:29pm Saturday 11th October 2014

MOTORISTS are facing delays in Hampshire after a pile-up on one of the county's busiest motorways this afternoon.

Delays on major road

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7:36pm Friday 10th October 2014

MOTORISTS face delays on a major road tonight following a crash earlier this afternoon.

Tributes paid to woman killed in car crash

Daily Echo:

6:40pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE family have tonight paid tribute to a woman killed in a car crash near Winchester.

Multi car crash in city road

Daily Echo:

6:18pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

MOTORISTS face delays after a four-car crash in a city road.

UPDATED: Woman killed in road crash

Daily Echo:

11:24am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A WOMAN has died after a crash on a major Hampshire road.

Woman rushed to hospital after bus crash

Daily Echo:

3:54pm Monday 6th October 2014

A WOMAN has been airlifted to hospital after a serious crash in Hampshire.

Look after your tyres - and they'll look after you

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

DON'T become a statistic - that is the message from the Highways Agency after it revealed more than 1,800 tyre-related incidents took place on motorways and major roads in the south last winter.

Motorist cut free after crash

Daily Echo:

4:34pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A MOTORIST has been cut from their vehicle after a crash on a main road.

Man arrested after lorry crash

Daily Echo:

10:13am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a lorry overturned and closed a Hampshire road  for 12 hours.

VIDEO: Bus blocks level crossing as train approaches

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THIS is the moment passengers look on in horror as a freight train closes in on their bus.

Overturned lorry shuts major road

Daily Echo:

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN OVERTURNED lorry has shut part of one of Hampshire's major roads.

Residents demand pedestrian crossing to improve road safety

Daily Echo:

2:59pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

RESIDENTS in Twyford are calling for a new pedestrian crossing amid claims the main road is too dangerous.

Infrared cameras to catch speeding motorists in the dark

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Hampshire police have revealed their latest weapon in the battle against drivers who flout the limit – infrared cameras that can photograph vehicles in the dark.

Crash on major city road causes delays

Daily Echo:

6:23pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MOTORISTS heading in and out of Southampton tonight can expect delays after a car crash on one of the city's busiest roads.

Residents threaten to block road over school parking row

Daily Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THEY fear it is a tragedy waiting to happen. So angry residents living in three Southampton streets are threatening to take matters into the own hands.

House fire shuts main road

Daily Echo:

5:11pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A fire at a house has closed a main road as firefighters tackle the blaze.

Four cyclists seriously injured in two separate collisions

Daily Echo:

10:49am Monday 29th September 2014

FOUR cyclists suffered serious injuries in two separate collisions in the New Forest.

£2m cycling plans for Forest revealed

Daily Echo: Police launch inquiries after sabotage at cycling event

4:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

CYCLISTS suffered a blow when plans for a Boris Bikes-style scheme in the New Forest were axed – despite having already secured Government funding.

UPDATE: Plans to allow city to control bus routes and fares

Daily Echo: Bus fares shake-up set to be rolled out in city

4:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TRANSPORT chiefs in Southampton will be given London-style powers to set bus routes and fares, Labour will vow today.

Thousands out for close of boat show

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

THE 2014 PSP Southampton Boat Show came to a close amid fine weather and high spirits.

Cyclist rushed to hospital after crash

Daily Echo:

9:41am Friday 19th September 2014

A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital after a collision on a Hampshire road this morning.

Long delays after car overturns

Daily Echo:

4:52pm Friday 19th September 2014

AN elderly driver escaped with minor injuries after her car overturned in the New Forest.

Motorway delays after lorry breaks down

Daily Echo: Road traffic congestion

8:35am Friday 19th September 2014

MOTORISTS face delays on a motorway this morning due to a broken down lorry.

Boy, 9, in hospital after crash

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

7:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A NINE-year-old boy was rushed to hospital last night after colliding with a car while riding his bike.

City MP comes under fire over car comments

Daily Echo: Southampton Test MP Alan Whitehead

12:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

ONE of Hampshire’s top politicians has come under fire after writing an article contemplating a future shake-up of car ownership to cut congestion.

Flights to be scrapped at city airport

Daily Echo:

5:53pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A SELECTION of flights from Southampton Airport will be changed next month.

Protesters a step closer to stopping axe falling on bus passes

Daily Echo:

10:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

Disability campaigners are a step closer to overturning a controversial city council scheme to axe disabled bus passes.

Thunderstorm brings flash floods

Daily Echo:

11:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

HEAVY rain and thunderstorms are causing flashfloods across Hampshire.

Pair in hospital after pile-up on motorway

Daily Echo:

9:52am Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO motorists needed hospital treatment after a four car pile-up on a Hampshire motorway.

Woman airlifted to hospital and major delays after crash

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

8:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has been airlifted to hospital after a car accident that is causing chaos on a Hampshire road.

Airport celebrates another record breaking month

Daily Echo:

7:46am Monday 15th September 2014

SOUTHAMPTON Airport has soared to new heights after celebrating its second successive record-breaking month.

£9.2m - that's how much the council makes from parking

Daily Echo: Parking wardens to strike

12:20pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Southampton City Council has made £9.2m from parking charges in the past year – but now angry traders are urging them to rethink their controversial new night-time fees

Pensioner dies after being hit by bus

Daily Echo:

9:36am Friday 12th September 2014

A PENSIONER who was left fighting for his life after being hit by a bus in Hampshire has died.

Pedestrian fighting for life after bus crash

Daily Echo:

12:40pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A PEDESTRIAN is believed to be fighting for his life in hospital after being hit by a bus this morning.

A seatbelt 'will ruin my tan' and other excuses given by motorists

Daily Echo:

12:03pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE police have revealed some of the bizarre and downright ridiculous reasons given by motorists caught without their seatbelts on as they launch a crackdown on those who refuse to belt up.

Platform closed after gas leak at station

Daily Echo: Southampton Central Train Station, south entrance

11:35am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A PLATFORM of a major railway station was closed after a gas leak this morning.

Motorway chaos after car overturns

Daily Echo:

7:54am Monday 8th September 2014

DRIVERS are facing traffic chaos this morning after a vehicle overturned on Hampshire's busiest motorway.

Paramedics in hospital after 'emergency conditions' crash between ambulance and lorry

Daily Echo: The scene of the accident

3:47pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A crash between a lorry and an ambulance has closed a road in New Milton.

County commuters set for new £210m trains boost

Daily Echo: South West Trains were among the services that were damaged

2:16pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

PLANS for £210m worth of new trains have moved forward which should improve journeys for tens of thousands of Hampshire commuters.

Victory for campaign as Government vows to tackle motorway noise

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

IT HAS taken more than a decade but finally thousands of people in Hampshire can look forward to an end of the noise nightmare that has plagued their lives.

Traffic chaos caused by lorry carrying classic train

Daily Echo:

4:53pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A broken down lorry carrying a historic steam train brought traffic chaos to a Hampshire market town today.

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