The News

Mutiny Festival brings £2.7m into Portsmouth economy

The ice skating rink in Guildhall Square

Everything you need to know about Portsmouth’s ice rink (including when it opens)

Business 1

‘Predatory’ 18-year-old caught abusing girl on CCTV

Light rain

Lidl joins Black Friday (that means champagne for £8.99!)

Business 2

Royal Navy sailors set for a historic first as they guard the Queen

Defence 1

Queen to visit city to commission new aircraft carrier


Tanker that will fuel navy’s new aircraft carriers arrive in Portsmouth

Defence 4

PICTURE GALLERY: Portsmouth’s Christmas lights switch-on is a sparkling success

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Phil Brown. Picture: Sharon Lucey

Pompey v Southend: The Opposition View

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Stuart O'Keefe. Picture: Joe Pepler

Midfielder’s ready to fight for Pompey starting spot

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Joe Pigott celebrates Southend's winner against Pompey in League Two. Picture: Joe Pepler

Southend’s sterling record in November ahead of Pompey clash

Oli Hawkins has impressed in defence and in attack for Pompey. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey boss: I’m open-minded over Hawkins’ best role


Brown’s scouting mission ahead of Pompey trip

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Honeyball expects strong Breeze at Fontwell


Heart of Portsmouth ace aiming to become world champion


Pompey continue to monitor Portuguese talent


What fans will see from Pompey’s new badge

Jordan Cross

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

Food and Drink
The Vaults, Albert Road, Southsea.

DISH DETECTIVE: Hit the Vaults in daylight and a totally different pub emerges

Whats on
Death of a Salesman at The Spring, Havant

REVIEW: Death of a Salesman at The Spring, Havant

Whats on
The Darkness. Picture by

Simon Emmett

BIG INTERVIEW The Darkness: ‘For anyone to give a damn when we’re five albums in is great’

Gigs and Music
Bench Theatre is taking on Death of a Salesman

What’s on from Friday, November 17 to Thursday, November 23

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

The junction of London Road, North End, and Gladys Avenue, 1976.

NOSTALGIA: Another one bites the dust: do you remember Rumbelows?