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That's all from the BBC News at Six.

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Welcome to South Today.

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In tonight's programme: They carried

out a five-year campaign of abuse.

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Tonight an Oxfordshire couple

jailed for child cruelty.

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Also tonight, enhanced security

or just plain cruel?

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Critics say boarding up shop door

ways leaves Oxford's shop

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keepers out in the cold.

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It is a kick in the teeth.

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I think if you were sleeping

on the streets at the moment

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and you work up on Monday

and Tuesday and saw this,

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I think you would feel

the tide was against you.

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And later on - the beach volleyball

players who've got the call

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to represent England

at the Commonwealth Games.

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Good evening.

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An Oxfordshire couple has been

sentenced to a total of 11 years

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behind bars after being found guilty

of multiple child abuse charges.

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Lisa Pratt and Andrew Clent

attacked two children

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over a five-year period.

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Jeremy Stern was in court today.

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Jeremy, remind us about

the background to this case.

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Mack and Clent targeted two boys and

the court heard they were abused

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mentally, fis Klein emotionally. --

physically, and emotionally.

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The court heard they were abused

mentally, physically

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and emotionally.

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One of the boys was

strangled with a towel.

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Their eating was

controlled by Pratt.

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At times they were force fed.

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Sometimes they were not allowed

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to go to the toilet.

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They were forced to take

scalding hot showers.

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They were hit for no reason.

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The list goes on.

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And this abuse went on for several

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years from 2010 to 2015.

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It came to a head when a neighbour

saw Pratt attacking

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a third boy in a garden.

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The NSPCC says this

is a horrendous case.

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This sustained abuse and neglect,

over a period of a number of years,

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can have a devastating

effect on children.

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We know, from talking to children,

young people who have been

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abused, that they will often say

the physical abuse they can

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recover from quite quickly,

but it's the

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emotional effects that

have the lasting impact.

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What did the judge say?

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Judge Zoe smith also talked

about the impact that this

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had had on the victims.

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She said, "Clearly these boys

were deeply troubled.

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They were treated abominably.

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They continue to struggle

with feelings of low self-esteem

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and worthlessness."

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Pratt was sentenced to seven

years in prison.

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Clent to four years.

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Thank you, Jeremy.

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An international cosmetics company

has apologised to the homeless

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people of Oxford after they boarded

up their shop front.

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Two properties in Cornmarket Street

had their entrances sealed off

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after both Lush and Next relocated

to the Westgate Centre -

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a move the Green Party

has called "cruel".

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It comes as the latest figures show

the number of rough sleepers

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in Oxford has almost doubled.

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In the latest street count,

61 people were found sleeping

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on the streets.

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That's compared to 33 last year.

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The city council has admitted it did

raise concerns with the managers

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of both properties over anti-social

behaviour outside their stores.

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Matt Graveling has

been investigating.

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It's a kick in the teeth, I think

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if you were sleeping on the streets

at the moment and you woke up

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on Monday and Tuesday and saw this,

I think you'd feel the tide

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was against you.

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This doorway is often used

as a shelter for Oxford's

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homeless community.

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But now, as stores relocate

to the new Westgate Centre,

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they are being blocked off.

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The manager of this property,

previously occupied by Next,

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said his boards were

for security reasons.

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Nobody would suggest

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for a moment that sleeping living

in a doorway is an ideal solution

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but for many people here out

on the streets at the moment

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there isn't another option

on the table and I'm sure

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there are ways of securing these

buildings without actually closing

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up the whole shop front.

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The issue of homelessness has never

been far from the headlines.

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In December last year,

a group of homeless people moved

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into an empty car showroom owner

by the university but

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were later evicted.

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They occupied a further two empty

buildings before being moved on.

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Then in February City councillor

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John Tanner came under fire

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for branding Oxford's homeless

people "a disgrace".

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He has since apologised.And then

in July - the City council pinned

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notices to sleeping bags warning

of fines if possessions

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were left in doorways.

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A petition against the policy

followed and it's now under review.

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This latest development

continues to divide opinion

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in the city centre.

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If they are leaving a mess, which

they do most of the time, I don't

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agree with it.

I say generally

people, European people are more

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aloof about caring towards others.

My thought is that it would be

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better if the council could avoid

some kind of housing for them.

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The city council insist they did not

instruct either store

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to board up their doorways.

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They didn't raise concerns about

the homeless but about individuals

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taking drugs and leaving needles

on private land.

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They suggested taking out

injunctions against those involved.

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But an email from a city council

official, seen by the BBC and sent

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to agents acting on behalf of one

of the stores, said: "We are keen

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to ensure the visual state

of the area is good,

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we have a widespread

issue with rough sleepers

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in the city centre...

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and there are several ways

we could look to tackle the issue."

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Lush have since apologised

to the homeless of Oxford for making

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one less place of safety for them

and will be removing

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the hoarding immediately.

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Matt Graveling, BBC South Today

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And tonight we have learnt that

members from the health service,

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police, council, homeless charities

and homeless people themselves

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will be meeting next Tuesday.

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They'll be discussing ways

to tackle rough sleeping.

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The leader of Milton Keynes council

says he's disappointed

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by the decision from

the European Commission to no longer

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allow the UK to be in the running

for European Capital of Culture

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in 2023.

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The town was one of five places

to put its hat into the ring

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and launched its bid

just last month.

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The council says it won't be

withdrawing from the process

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voluntarily and remains hopeful that

a compromise may be found.

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They may say they're

just doing their job

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but Thames Valley Police officers,

who helped solve two high-profile

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murder cases last year, have just

been commended for their work.

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Chief Constable, Francis Habgood,

gave out awards to staff who helped

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to investigate the murder

of antiques dealer,

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Adrian Greenwood in Oxford

and the killing of mother of three,

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Natalie Hemming, in Milton Keynes.

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Sarah Lowden has more.

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In April last year,

the body of Adrian Greenwood

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was found slumped in his hallway.

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The 42-year-old had been

stabbed 16 times.

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The Oxford book dealer

was well-known for buying

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and selling first editions.

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His killer - Michael

Danaher - had found out

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Mr Greenwood had a rare copy

of The Wind in the Willows,

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worth £50,000.

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He murdered Mr Greenwood,

while stealing the book

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which he later tried

to sell.

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Danaher got a life sentence.

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And although he wasn't previously

known to the police,

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these officers tracked

him down in four days,

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tracing Mr Greenwood's phone,

which Danaher had also

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stolen.

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They've now been

commended for their work.

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An exceptional sentence of 34 years

shows the effort that went into it.

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But more rewardingly,

we got justice for Adrian's family

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and that's what drives us every time

we come to work.

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In May last year

Thames Valley Police were involved

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in one of their biggest ever

missing person searches.

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Natalie Hemming hadn't been

seen for three weeks.

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The mother of three's

partner, Paul Hemming,

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was physically and mentally abusive.

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He had killed

her in the family home.

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The children asleep upstairs.

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It was a complicated case,

involving an extensive search.

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Paul Hemming had dumped

her body 30 miles

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away, all the while denying

he'd hurt Natalie.

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Natalie was reported

missing on 3rd May.

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He went out on 2nd May

to a zoo on the second

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of May with the children -

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leading what could appear to be,

to anyone else,

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a normal regular life.

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At that time he had disposed

of Natalie in woodland.

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And these police staff have been

recognised for helping

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We've got some really fantastic

people who are doing willing some

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extraordinary things and it's brill

yapt we recognise them

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publiclically.

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Letters have emerged showing

how a Cabinet Minister

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reversed his decision over

whether to intervene

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in a planning row -

after the intervention

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of a Conservative MP.

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The Local Government Secretary Sajid

Javid had initially turned down

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a request from labour-run

Milton Keynes Council to take

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the final decision over

the site at Woburn Sands.

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But after receiving a letter

from the Milton Keynes South MP -

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he changed his mind.

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Here's our political

reporter Tom Barton.

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At Woburn Sands, near Milton Keynes,

a proposals to build

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more than 200 homes,

a recommendation from officers

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that the plans were approved

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but the decision, by

councillors, to reject them.

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The developers decided to repeal

against that decision.

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When they z councillors,

from the local Labour-run

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Milton Keynes' council,

wrote to the Secretary of State

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for Local Government to ask if he,

rather than the planning inspectors,

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would make the final decision

about what happens to this land.

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The Secretary of State wrote back

and told them he wouldn't,

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that it wasn't an important national

issue, but, when he was contacted

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by the local Conservative MP,

it seems he changed his mind.

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In a hand-written letter

to the Secretary of State,

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the Milton Keynes' South MP,

Ian Stewart wrote, "I implore

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you to intervene in any way you can,

to at least delay the announcement

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of the inspector's decision."

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He added, "Please do all you can

to intervene at this late stage."

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And Sajid Javid listened,

three weeks later indicating he had

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decided to take the final

decision himself.

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That kind of reversal

is clearly very unusual,

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particularly in a development,

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which, frankly, is not of national

significance and should have been

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dealt with at a local level

by the planning inspector, who is

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an expert trained in the area.

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But the MP says there's nothing

unusual about the case

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and that he was simply raising

an issue on behalf

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of his constituents.

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This is what Parliament's about.

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It's democracy.

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I'm responding to the direct

wishes of my constituents

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and raising it with him

and he is going to look afresh

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at the case in the broader context

that I've outlined and that's how

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this place works.

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So, I absolutely stand

by what I've done.

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The Secretary of State

won't make his final decision

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about this site until he's received

the planning inspector's report.

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In a statement his department said,

"He will reach a view based

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on his consideration of the fact."

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on his consideration of the fact."

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Plans are under way to renovate

a music venue in Oxford

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that was under threat of closure.

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The Cellar's landlord had

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submitted an application

to redevelop the basement venue.

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But after a petition to keep it

open was signed by more

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than 13,000 people -

the application was withdrawn.

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Now the venue is negotiating

a new lease and they want to start

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renovating their lighting,

sound system and bars.

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And students have been queueing up

outside a letting agent in Oxford

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for 36 hours to try and sort

out their accommodation for next

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year.

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North Oxford Property services

in Walton street released their list

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of student houses this morning.

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There are currently 31 thousand

students at the university.

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That's all from me for the moment.

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Later, Europe's first majority black

and ethnic minority orchestra

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comes to Southampton,

to share a stage with 270 children.

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I bet you are feeling peckish

looking at that!

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Reading University scientists have

found cooking in fat is helping

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to keep the planet cooler.

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Fatty acids from cooking create

little molecules that end up

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in the atmosphere, and then

have an effect on cloud formation.

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But researchers have dismissed

the idea that cooking fats

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could be used as a way

to reduce global warming.

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Allen Sinclair has been

finding out how more.

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Fish and chips, we love them, and

nearly 400 billion meals are served

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up by the UK's 10,000 chippies each

year. But as if we needed any

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excuse, there could be another

reason to indulge in the nation's

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favourite takeaway.

Chips can prevent global warming.

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New research is underway at wedding

and they have made a discovery, deep

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frying foods sends tiny molecules of

cooking fat into the atmosphere. It

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hangs around hoping they can clouds

and it helps keeps temperatures

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lower.

These molecules in large quantities

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in urban areas make it easier for

clouds to form.

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Clouds have a massive impact

on climate change because clouds

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are generally believed to cool.

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If you have more clouds,

it could potentially

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lead to increased cooling,

so, a lower temperature

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counteracting global warming.

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Here in Redding there is every hope

their new-found eco-status will

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encourage more of us to opt for some

deep-fried delights.

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There's some good news

for coffee drinkers.

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Research published

in the British Medical Journal

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suggests that drinking three to four

mugs of coffee a day,

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compared to drinking none,

is "more likely to benefit your

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health than cause harm".

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The findings come from researchers

at the University of Southampton.

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They say it's linked to a lower

likelihood of developing

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heart problems.

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If you're drinking three or four,

you can carry on as usual.

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What I should mention

is that we are talking

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about healthy coffee.

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This research is about coffee,

it's not about sugar and syrup

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and some of the things we might eat

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at the same time as drinking coffee

which we know aren't necessarily

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good for us, and have standard

health messages around.

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If you're drinking coffee,

enjoy it, try and make it

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healthy.

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There is the advice.

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Children from schools in Southampton

had the chance to make music

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with some of the world's top

classical musicians today.

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Formed two years ago,

Chineke is the first majority

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black and ethnic minority

orchestra in Europe.

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As Briony Leyland reports,

its members are passionate

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about inspiring people of all creeds

and colour to get involved

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in the music they love.

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Professional perfection,

the Chineke Orchestra in action

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at this year's BBC Proms,

showcasing the talent of black

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and minority ethnic musicians

who haven't always been fairly

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represented on the classical scene.

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Chineke comes from the Nigerian

for a guardian spirit

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which creates good things.

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Part of the orchestra's

mission is to take that

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spirit into the community.

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Today's workshop in Southampton

brought together 270 children

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to play alongside Chineke.

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In recent weeks, many have

been getting to grips

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with instruments for the first time.

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Can everyone point to someone

standing up here playing the same

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instrument?

Loads of clarinets.

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Trumpets? Anyone got a trumpet?

The thing I love is the music, it

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lighters your heart, you feel really

good even if you have had a stressed

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day at school which you always have.

What is it like seeing those

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professional musicians on stage?

I am really happy, this is the first

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time I have seen them playing and

altogether, I am really happy about

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it.

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The members of Chineke,

very happy to provide

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the role models for the next

generation of musicians.

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It is important classical music can

reach out to all types of community

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and by bringing an orchestra of

people who are black and Hispanic

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and Indian descent, it is going to

be easier to access those

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communities, ethnic communities.

If we show it is possible for

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everyone, any creed and colour to do

it, there might be more incentive

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for people.

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Today's event was organised

by the publicly-funded Southampton

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Music Hub which is offering

pupils follow-up lessons

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to build on the happy

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sounds of new beginnings.

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Those children had fun.

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Looks like the children had a great

time at today's workshop.

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Well, tonight, the full Chineke

orchestra is performing

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at the Turner Sims Concert

Hall in Southampton.

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Briony Leyland is there

with the founder member

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of what is an inspirational

group of musicians.

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The stage is set for the concert

tonight, most of the musicians have

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nipped off for a bite to eat but not

our bassist, the founder member.

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Why is the orchestra needed?

The

classical music industry looks like

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the last bastion of the arts which

is underrepresented by our

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community. In towns and in cities,

like with any industry, the greater

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diversity there is, it just adds

more to the mix.

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I want to be in a profession that

truly represents the community I

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live in.

It is not just who plays in your

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orchestra but what you play?

Here, we have up to 40 nationalities

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now. It is not interesting for me to

put an interesting arrangement of

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every shade of brown on stage but it

is so important from the back of the

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stage to the front is represented,

including the music.

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Every single concert we will play a

piece music written by a range of

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composers.

There are some tickets still

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available, the concert begins at

eight o'clock.

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Thank you. Sorry we lost a little

bit of a sound at the beginning.

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The orchestra is on tour. You may

see them somewhere else. Fabulous.

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Time now for the sport.

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Tony Husband is here.

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The build-up to the Ashes and a

solid start.

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A pretty good start. This is the

second day. We were at Hampshire

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last night and the Catrin, James

Vincent, nearly wrote his name in

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the record books. His first big

innings in Test cricket, nearly a

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century.

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Vince found himself at the crease

inside the first half-hour

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of the Ashes series at the Gabba,

and he took his opportunity.

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The 26-year-old Hampshire skipper

faced 170 deliveries, as he dug

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in for a first Test

50 of his career,

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scoring 12 boundaries.

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He was dropped in the 60s.

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But then, with a memorable

century in sight,

0:20:010:20:03

he was brilliantly run out

by Nathan Lyon for 83.

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England finished the day on 196-4.

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It was good.

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I think the anthem is a nice

start to the day, it gets

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shivers going down the spine.

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I was out there pretty early,

so I didn't have too much to

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think about.

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The support from the

Barmy Army was amazing.

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You try to take a

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bit of it in while you are batting,

but maintain focus at the same time.

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Lots of people watching and

listening.

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Last night, Kris Temple was settling

down for a night under the covers,

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watching the cricket, as Hampshire

staged a special screening

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of the first day's play.

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It was a long night,

as play started at the Gabba

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at midnight our time,

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but they had a comfortable view,

and were entertained by former

0:20:470:20:50

England internationals Nick Knight

and Marcus Trescothick.

0:20:500:20:52

Kris didn't last the first session.

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We can carry on if you like!

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Congratulations tonight

to both beach volleyball

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pairings based in our region,

after Commonwealth Games England

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confirmed the selections

of Bournemouth-based Jake Scheaf

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and Chris Gregory in the men's event

at the Gold Coast next year.

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It'll be the first time the sport

features in a Games.

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There was also good news

for Bournemouth's Victoria Palmer

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and Worthing's Jess Grimson.

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They're on the way too,

and I went to meet them

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on a sunny day in Boscombe.

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It's not always as glorious

as this when Jess Grimson

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and Victoria Palmer train,

but it seemed fitting this was one

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of their first full sessions

on Boscombe Beach since discovering

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they were going to the Commonwealth

Games.

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The news came while they

were competing in China.

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We were literally

bouncing around the room.

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We found out, and it

all depended on points.

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For us, that night,

we didn't have any sleep.

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We didn't believe it.

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We had to check about ten

times, can this be?

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We had to wait for the next day

to officially find out.

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Even on the day, we got to

the meeting, Vicks, we've done it.

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We didn't believe it at the time.

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Very surreal.

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Training here on Boscombe Beach

on a sunny morning is one part

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of Vicky and Jess's lifestyle.

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They are unfunded which means

they have to raise all the money

0:22:150:22:18

they can find for competition.

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After training,

they are off to work.

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I am a Dorset Police

community support officer.

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So, I go around in communities

and help them out

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with lower level crime.

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At the weekends, we are here

training three times a day trying

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to get as much as we can

in when our coach comes down.

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We have to be really

dedicated to make it work.

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We never had funding,

and so it is not like we feel

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disgruntled because it

was taken away.

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We have always self-funded.

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If we got funding,

it would be amazing.

0:22:490:22:53

Jess doubles up with work

as a sports therapist.

0:22:530:22:57

Despite splitting their time,

they have forced themselves

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into the world top 50 in 2017.

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And now the pair have their

sights set a lot higher

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at the Games next April.

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We've come up against most

of the teams we will be playing.

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It is a case of getting the real

hard work in to give ourselves that

0:23:100:23:13

opportunity to get that medal.

0:23:140:23:15

Already making history

by representing England in beach

0:23:150:23:17

volleyball in a Commonwealth Games.

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Their ambitions don't end there.

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Good luck to them.

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Now, it's time to

talk pints and paws,

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as we reveal the Berkshire pub that

has been voted Britain's

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most dog-friendly pub.

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The Fox And Hounds in Theale

has regular visits from

0:23:340:23:36

four-legged punters,

0:23:360:23:37

and it seems they're

more than welcome.

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One of the regulars

is Rodney the dog.

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I truly believe that a dog

is part of your family,

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and we are very family-orientated.

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We feature a woofer

of the week on Facebook.

0:24:060:24:09

And, at the moment,

we have just met a St

0:24:090:24:12

Bernard puppy who is to die for.

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He's only 11 weeks old.

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Seriously melt your heart.

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They definitely get

loads of cuddles and

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lots of attention.

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We also do dog treats that

are free to have on the bar.

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Dog beds, dog towels.

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And we do have doggy ice cream.

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So, we are perfect for

every aspect of a dog

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experience.

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If you don't have a dog,

you can borrow Rodney, he's fine.

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BARKING.

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I think I'm a little bit quirky.

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If you have a doggie, get down

there. If you haven't, get down

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there. If you are a doggie, get down

there!

0:24:520:24:55

Time now for the weather.

0:24:550:25:01

Wintry showers, maybe snow on the

way.

0:25:010:25:04

Jeff Daish photographed

the Kelvin Helmholtz clouds over

0:25:040:25:06

Woodley in Berkshire,

which occur when there

0:25:060:25:07

is a strong vertical

0:25:070:25:08

shear between two air streams,

causing winds to blow faster

0:25:080:25:11

at the upper level than

at the lower levels.

0:25:110:25:15

A simpler one here.

0:25:150:25:16

Martin Dolan photographed the cloudy

0:25:160:25:18

skies at Sandbanks this morning.

0:25:180:25:19

And Colin Lennox-Gordon took this

picture of the blue skies

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We had some lovely, sunny conditions

today but it is all change. We are

0:25:250:25:30

seeing a band of rain from the

south. Not everyone will see rain.

0:25:300:25:34

It will be chilly with the lowest

temperatures in the first part of

0:25:340:25:39

the night.

North of this, you won't see much

0:25:390:25:44

rain. Elsewhere, heavy bursts which

will clear in the morning. A low of

0:25:440:25:51

four Celsius.

Tomorrow, the risk of a shower along

0:25:510:25:56

the south coast and Isle of Wight.

Elsewhere, decent amount of

0:25:560:26:02

sunshine. Lighter winds band today.

Temperatures reaching 10 Celsius.

0:26:020:26:08

Feeling more pleasant with lighter

winds in sheltered spots.

0:26:080:26:12

A lovely day tomorrow but tomorrow

night the skies were clear and the

0:26:120:26:16

risk of a wintry shower. There may

be a dusting of snow over the

0:26:160:26:24

Chilterns, Cotswolds and downs.

Elsewhere, a widespread frost. The

0:26:240:26:30

chance of ice on untreated surfaces

on Saturday morning.

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A mainly dry day on Saturday but a

slim chance of the odd isolated

0:26:340:26:39

wintry shower. A dusting here and

there. Mainly dry, plenty of

0:26:390:26:47

sunshine, the winds increasing. A

high of just seven Celsius in the

0:26:470:26:53

day.

In the weekend, some sunny spells

0:26:530:26:58

and wintry showers, a northerly wind

and frosty nights on Saturday. The

0:26:580:27:05

winds will pick up on Sunday which

will prevent a frost.

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A good deal of cloud tomorrow. It

will brighten, a sunny day. Stronger

0:27:090:27:19

winds on Saturday, bitterly cold,

just seven. A shower risk over the

0:27:190:27:24

weekend. Rain on Monday.

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That is getting colder. That's all

from us. Chris was a bit of a

0:27:270:27:36

lightweight not staying up for the

cricket.

0:27:360:27:40

Ayew staying up? Yes. Headphones at

the ready.

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There'll be a news summary at 8pm.

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And we'll be back at 10.30pm.

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Have a good evening.

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