Stolen historic milk float found undamaged

A FAMILY’S stolen milk float has been found after a social media appeal.

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An aerial view of the Solent airfield. Picture by Shaun Roster

IFA2 project takes another step as planning approved

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a £500m electrical converter station have been approved by councillors.

Penny Mordaunt MP is leading a loneliness campaign

School trust’s new pay model backed by teacher union

A NEW pay-and-rewards system developed by an academy trust in Portsmouth to recruit, retain and reward teachers has been backed by the country’s biggest teaching union.

A map from the planning application

Fears grow that housebuilders may pounce on land while Fareham council draws up planning rules

FEARS are growing that housebuilders will be able to force through new estates while a council prepares its plan for where new housing should go.

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College clinches technology award

A COLLEGE has won a national award for use of modern technologies in learning.


Navy fundraiser for charity

STAFF at a naval training base held a fundraiser in aid of an armed forces charity.

Illustration from the BFG, one of Roald Dahl's famous books

Children encouraged to take part in story writing competition for charity

CHILDREN across Portsmouth have been invited to show their creative side in a short story competition for charity.


Teachers and council aim to combat school truancy in Portsmouth

HEADTEACHERS and the council have vowed to solve the city’s problem with school truancy.

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A chance to support your favourite local project

THE public have been invited to choose a community project that they want to see funded.


Bus terminal to be lit up in support of prematurity

THE Hard Interchange and the Park and Ride terminal will be lit up in purple this Friday in support of World Prematurity Day.


Award for news editor

A TALKING newspaper editor has received an award for long service.


Merchants donate for big bus renovation

A BUILDERS merchant has supported a charity by helping to renovate a bus into a homeless shelter.

Lidl is under fire for its expansion plans

Lidl under fire over expansion plan that could see jobs lost at nearby businesses

AN MP has called for a meeting between supermarket bosses and a council in a bid to save over 70 jobs.

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Meeting for IFA2 project

A SPECIAL meeting will be held to discuss the IFA2 project at Lee-on-the-Solent.

Angela Simpson gets a book signed by author Averil Branson     Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (171563-1)

Writing inspired gran to face life

A GRANDMOTHER has become an author as a ‘coping strategy’ for illness.

Hayley Mullins receives some donations from Stanley Hardham, 10.  Picture: Keith Woodland

Rucksack project pulls in donations

DOZENS of people donated items to help rough sleepers across the city.

(L-r) Father Christmas, Marcus Patrick and the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Councillor Ken Ellcome switch on the Christmas lights  Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Marcus and the mayor team up to turn on Southsea’s Christmas lights

HUNDREDS of people gathered for ‘the start of Christmas’ as Southsea’s festive lights were switched on last night.

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Club to fundraise for the Poppy Appeal

OVER 80 petanque players will gather for a game to commemorate Remembrance Day.


New book to help children cope with emotions through research

RESEARCHERS have written a new children’s book that uses study findings to help children manage their emotions.

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