News in Brief – Wednesday 27 September


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Welcome to your news in brief for Wednesday 27 September 2017

Contactless payment has been brought in for another 300 buses across Hampshire in addition to the 574 in Winchester that were equipped over the summer.

They’re being introduced to First buses, including those that run through Eastleigh.

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Transport boss Rob Humby says travelling by bus should be as quick and convenient as possible – and places Hampshire at the forefront of customer friendly technology.



Hampshire Cricket have agreed for batsman Will Smith to rejoin Durham at the end of the season.

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The 34-year-old has spent the last three seasons with Hampshire after joining from Durham in 2014.


Weather for Wednesday

Another mainly cloudy day, but again quite warm – with a high of 19c