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Good evening from South Today, I'm Edward Sault.
It's been a day of triumph, ecstacy and celebration
for thousands of football fans across the South.
Portsmouth has confirmed promotion to League 1 and Brighton has
clinched promotion to the Premier League.
These were the Seagull fans pouring out of the Amex Stadium after they'd
Huddersfield, their only remaining rival, failed to win their match.
That means Brighton and Hove Albion are promoted to the top flight
of English football for the first time in 34 years.
The youngsters will remember this for the rest of the lives. We were
now when the premiership. I am as excited as anybody. I have to have
that little bit of sensibility, as such, because we have another big
game on Friday, which we were able to win would be the ultimate, not
only promotion but would see us winning the Championship, and has
got to be the target. Meanwhile, in League 2,
Portsmouth have secured promotion to League 1 by beating
Notts County 3-1. 4366 Poppy fans made the journey in
expectation and hope and they were awarded with the promotion, Pompey's
thirst for 14 years, and none day thirst for 14 years, and none day
for the supporters of the club who have had difficult moments over
recent years. But it looking good this afternoon. For those guys who
helped by this club, Sabres club, but the club back on the map, it is
am so of everybody involved. I feel am so of everybody involved. I feel
really emotional about it. Tired, happy, emotional, all of the
emotions I can think of. Could not have made any better. Great feeling.
the night here in Nottingham among the night here in Nottingham among
players, supporters and those who had to dig deep into their pockets
and invest all the time and effort required to the club. Pompey back in
League 1 and starting to make steps to where they belong in the football
world. Well, elsewhere in the Championship,
Reading beat Rotherham 2-1. In League 1, Oxford
beat Port Vale 2-0. And Swindon were beaten
1-0 by Walsall. Two people have walked away
unharmed after the aircraft they were in crashed into a field
in North East Hampshire Emergency services were called just
before half past five It's understood the light
aircraft had taken off from Blackbushe airport when it
ran into difficulties. Farnborough's Air Accident
Investigations branch Police have named a 22-year-old man
who died in a motorbike crash Kane Morgan was killed in the crash
on Matheson Road in Lordshill. His family said he was a fun-loving
free spirit and died It's 50 years since
Sir Francis Chichester became a record-breaker,
single-handedly He was celebrated as a sailing hero
and his boat, Gipsy Moth lV, became the most famous yacht
in the world. Now, in this special anniversary
year, Gipsy Moth is preparing for a new adventure,
as Briony Leyland reports. At the age of 65, Sir Francis
Chichester took on the world. His achievement in sailing
single-handedly around the globe with just one stop
caused a sensation. Half a century later,
his record-breaking yacht, Gipsy Moth IV, on show
at Buckler's Hard on the Beaulieu River,
where he prepared for the voyage - her presence prompting
proud memories. Around the world solo. Everyone
takes it for granted now, but this was a big thing in the 60s. He has
got everything in there he needs. This is his original paraffin
heater. A lot of heat comes out of this.
Restored 12 years ago, Gipsy Moth repeated her
Now looked after by a charitable trust, she's still offering
sailing opportunities, but her next mission
She is going round Britain this year, so we will start on the day he
arrived back in Plymouth and heading clockwise around the UK so people
will have a chance to see her sale. Sir Francis, who died in 1972,
said he took on the challenge 50 years on, that sense
of adventure is still proving Over the last few hours, skies have
started to clear and eventually, a lot of the cloud will have broken
up. For many of us, it will be rather chilly and one or two spots
of rural spots could get close to freezing. A cold frosty start the
day, a dry day tomorrow, was lunch and then we have seen over the
weather cloud building that light weather cloud building that light
winds, temperatures doing well, one of two spots could hit 1415 degrees.
week. By day, sunshine, but by week. By day, sunshine, but by
night, cold and frosty.