Capital Reports: South Coast

11 August 2019, 09:02 | Updated: 16 August 2019, 17:27

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Sunday 11th August 2019

 

New Plans To Tackle Crime

The prime minister has unveiled a series of new policies to clampdown on crime, saying the time for action has come.

10-thousand new prison places are being created and more police officers are going to be able to use stop and search.

 

Police Officer Run Over With Own Car

A police officer who was run over with his own car in Birmingham yesterday is being treated for head and pelvic injuries.

A 29-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder.

 

IOW Dog Lovers Thanked

The RSPCA's thanked people on the Isle of Wight for their support - after they had to rescue 65 dogs.

The chihuahuas were seized from a house and a van on Fellows Road in Cowes last month - locals have donated food, cash and dog leads.

 

Will Ferrell Watches Pompey!

Portsmouth had a Hollywood celeb watching their 2-nil win over Tranmere in League One yesterday.

Anchorman star Will Ferrell was in the stands at Fratton Park next to Pompey owner Michael Eisner.

Southampton started off the new Premier League season with a 3-nil defeat to Burnley.