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Do you know where these Portsmouth roads got their names?

From The Hard to Newcomen Road, most roads in Portsmouth were named after someone or something.

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WATCH: The brother and sister who won’t be beaten by their rare skin condition

There is no hint of exaggeration when Michelle Fincham describes her children Grace and Freddie as ‘an inspiration’.

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John Akinde. Picture: Joe Pepler

Northstand Nostalgia: Pompey must be more messy and less Messi

Another defeat, another false dawn.

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Pensioner spared jail after fatally reversing over 92-year-old

A PENSIONER who reversed into and killed a 92-year-old felt ‘scraping’ as she ran over the woman, a court heard.

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A city council parking machine in Cosham High Street

‘It’s thieving!’ Portsmouth’s no-change parking charges under fire

Portsmouth City Council has come under fire for its no-change charging policy at council-owned car parks.

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WATCH: Our salute to HMS Illustrious

Here’s our salute to the former HMS Illustrious as she prepares to leave Portsmouth for the last time.

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Can you name this animal?

QUIZ: Can you name these dangerous animals living in the Portsmouth area?

Can you name these five dangerous animals which can be found in the Portsmouth area?

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Harry Redknapp. Photo credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Harry Redknapp: ‘FA should have done more to monitor Hampshire coach’

Former Pompey boss Harry Redknapp has said the Football Association could have done more to investigate a former coach named in a BBC report about historic sexual abuse allegations in football.

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Paul Ojla outside Elegance's current home in Granada Road

Final decision: Should a lapdancing club be allowed in Albert Road?

A DECISION is to be made soon over a lap dancing venue’s bid to move into Southsea’s Albert Road.

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Doctors warn of norovirus threat after increase in cases

Doctors warn of norovirus threat after increase in cases

People are being warned to take precautions to help reduce the spread of norovirus after an increase in cases.

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Dominic Hyam in action for Pompey Reserves against Wolves last month Picture: Colin Farmery

Forgotten man departs Pompey

Forgotten man Dominic Hyam has returned to Reading.

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Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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Police were called to the A32 this morning

Police called to collision on A32 near Wickham

POLICE were called to a road traffic collision on the A32 this morning.

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Police were called to the A32 this morning

Police called to M27 accident between Portsmouth and Fareham

POLICE were called to a road traffic collision this morning on the M27.

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UPDATE: Bishops call for end to ‘circle of blame’ Southern strikes

UPDATE: Bishops call for end to ‘circle of blame’ Southern strikes

Church of England bishops called for an end to the ‘circle of blame’ in the ongoing dispute affecting Southern trains as another wave of strikes brought misery to travellers.

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Hampshire cricketer’s death recorded as accidental

A YOUNG cricketer who had just signed for Hampshire County Cricket Club drowned in a river when playing with friends, an inquest heard.

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Moneys striker Steve Hutchings

ddRoyals out to rxtend run... Hutchings boost for Moneys

AFC Portchester defend their 16-game unbeaten run against Sholing Sports in the Hampshire Senior Cup at the Blanchard Wells Stadium tonight (7.45pm).

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Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

HEALTH experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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Harry Medway is one of a number of Hawks youngsters who could be given a chance to impress against Baffins Milton Rovers tonight

Hawks seek revenge as Baffins eye cup double

The Hawks are on a revenge mission as they face Baffins Milton Rovers in the quarter-finals of the Portsmouth Senior Cup at the Kendall Stadium tonight (7.45pm).

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