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Sarah Allen (37) who lives in Landport, Portsmouth, Hampshire is supported by her Fiance and carer Adam Ghent (39)  
Picture:  Malcolm Wells (171027-7366)

‘I’ve been waiting years for a wheelchair that will give me my freedom’

An image from the Portsmouth Cannabis Facebook page, posted in October 2016 Gwyfd_TPwXAkLS7wruiA

Two Portsmouth men cautioned after police seize cannabis advertised online

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Barista Yvonne’s in the running to be named world’s best

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City navy ship joins efforts to find missing Argentine sub


Smiles all round as families try pop-up ice skating rink in Portsmouth

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Here’s the latest on who’s been in court


Woman sprayed with unknown substance during burglary

Senior skipper of Hayling Ferry, Colin Hill

Motors firm signs up for Hayling Ferry deal

Pompey midfielder Danny Rose. Picture: Joe Pepler

Rose: Penalty decision worked in Pompey’s favour

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Luke McGee in action against Southend. Picture: Joe Pepler

Why McGee was crucial to Pompey triumph

Carl Boyeson under pressure at Fratton Park. Picture: Joe Pepler

Angry Southend boss rips into players after Pompey loss

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Matty Kennedy. Picture: Joe Pepler

Kennedy lauded for crucial Pompey impact


Pompey 1 Southend 0 – Neil Allen’s match report

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Gaffer: Pompey midfielder controlled Southend


Honeyball hat-trick lights up Fontwell

Kenny Jackett said Pompey had to fight hard in their 1-0 League One win against Southend. Picture: Joe Pepler/Digital South

Jackett: Pompey win was hard fought

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What fans will see from Pompey’s new badge

Jordan Cross
Holly V Maslen's artwork out for Free Art Friday at The Square Tower

THE BIG READ ‘What a treat it must be, to be out and find a piece of art’

Whats on
Santorini sunset: paradise, but constant Greek sunshine can wear thin

LESLEY KEATING: Living the sun-kissed dream is OK, but I missed England


ALISTAIR GIBSON ON WINE: It might be a bit left field, but how about Rioja with the turkey?

Food and Drink
Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice present Visions Of A Life in all its variety

Gigs and Music
Black Star Riders: from left, Scott Gorham, Chad Szeliga, Ricky Warwick,  Robbie Crane and Damon Johnson.  Picture by Richard Stow

Black Star Riders come under Heavy Fire on their latest tour

Gigs and Music
Death of a Salesman at The Spring, Havant

REVIEW: Death of a Salesman at The Spring, Havant

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It would take  someone of the age of 55-plus to remember this scene along Commercial Road at the junction of Church Street.

NOSTALGIA: A Portsmouth scene unrecognisable today: Commercial Road in its pomp

The telegram received by William Halls mother  still upsetting to read 78 years on.

NOSTALGIA WITH BOB HIND: Curse of the telegram: Dear Mrs Hall – your son is dead

Opening of the new school by the home secretary in October 1927. The headmaster, Canon Barton, is on the lowest step, on the left. Dorothea Barton is possibly there, somewhere. (PGS Archive)

NOSTALGIA: A red bluestocking at Portsmouth Grammar School

A look down traffic-free Bedhampton Hill, Bedhampton, in the 1920s.  Picture: Ralph Cousins collection

NOSTALGIA: They’re getting in a right old pickle about those Pickle Nights