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Thousands join Christmas celebrations in Hayling Island on Lee-on-the-Solent


Portsmouth gives up on hopes of staging Tour de France in 2019

FRESH doubt surrounds Portsmouth’s hopes of ever staging the Tour de France again after the leader of the council revealed the city has given up hope of staging the opening of the spectacle in 2019.

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Mother’s fury as paedophile given suspended term

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Wait for Stubbington Bypass funding could be over by ‘next week’, says council leader

AN announcement on potential funding for the Stubbington Bypass could be made ‘within the next week’, says a council leader.

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Portsmouth City Council in hot water over £739k property consultant bill

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Inspirational Gosport firefighter conquers brain injury to return to ‘job he adores’


Jack Daniel’s helps to make it plain sailing for proposal


Portsmouth’s ‘posh’ travellers on the move - to Southampton

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Sunny spells
HMS Smiter current Royal Navy Patrol Boat behind with L-R HSL 102, MGB 81 and Harbour Defence Motor Launch 1387, known as Medusa and MGB 81which all served in the Second World War

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New Gosport attraction to mark heroism of the Spitfires of the Sea

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New shipbuilidng plan will keep Royal Navy in the global elite, says First Sea Lord

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A stress-free arrival, but it was manic at the festival

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Pompey chief executive Mark Catlin Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey chief: FA need to help make safe standing happen

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Pompey centre-half Matt Clarke

Revealed: Latest Pompey player averages

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Pompey winger Ben Tollitt has impressed on loan at Tranmere  	                 Picture: Joe Pepler

Numbers add up for in-form Pompey youngster

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Lalkovic & Co backed to emerge from Pompey shadows

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Vote for Pompey’s November player of the month

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Former Pompey player makes shock managerial switch

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Watch: Conor Chaplin recreates Glen Johnson’s goal

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Rory Townsend wins the Perfs Pedal in February. Picture: Eamonn Deane/

Perfs champions to Channel efforts into new team

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SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: The Money Laundry by Nick Morrish

Whats on
Icy windscreen

Did you scrape the ice off your car windscreen properly this morning?

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Enjoy some table tennis at the Saturday Social event in Gosport tomorrow

What’s on from Friday, December 2 – Thursday, December 8, 2016

Days Out

REVIEW: Crazy for You at the Kings Theatre, Southsea

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REVIEW: A Room with a View at the Chichester Festival Theatre

Pupils at Flying Bull Academy spent a day making things to improve the lives of others

Community focus day is a huge success for pupils

Liza Bailey and her daughter Helen Bailey at their shop Seaside Florist in Rails Lane Hayling Island Picture: Malcolm Wells (160819-2556)

Businesses ready for big campaign day

Touching farewell: Otus at John Poundss scrapyard supports a sister ship, believed to be HMS Onslaught, before being towed away

Otus: The Portsmouth submarine that refused to die...


PICTURE GALLERY: We Can Do It awards