LETTER OF THE DAY: The fly-tipping blight

I would like to thank The News for highlighting the challenge of dealing with fly-tipping across Hampshire.

Best for Britain are holding an event in Portsmouth

Anti-Brexit group to hold event in Portsmouth tomorrow

PRO-EU campaigners Best for Britain are holding the latest leg of their nationwide tour in Portsmouth tomorrow.

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Pupils stun crowds at capital fundraiser

PUPILS from a Portsmouth school took part in a two-day music marathon for charity.

Gary Barlow

Gary Barlow reveals two dates in Portsmouth next summer

GARY Barlow has announced two Portsmouth dates after his national tour next year has been extended.

What do you do if you suspect your neighbours of smoking cannabis?

What you can do if you suspect your neighbours of smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.

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Winners of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance lottery draw

THE winners of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance lottery have been drawn.


Graduate enjoys start of internship at Mary Rose Museum

A GRADUATE has been gaining experience delivering educational activities and workshops for visitors to the Mary Rose Museum.


Four-charity fundraiser

A FUNDRAISING event taking place next month will be 
raising money for four charities.


Climbing venue ready to party

AN INDOOR climbing facility will be celebrating its second birthday next weekend.


Gosport groups hosts annual forum meeting

TIPS on how to give people in the community support was the theme of a forum meeting.

LETTER OF THE DAY: Driverless vehicles - good or bad?

LETTER OF THE DAY: Driverless vehicles - good or bad?

It was recently reported that the government is shortly to give the go ahead for the testing of driverless cars, firstly on a test track, and then if deemed successful on the public highway.

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Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson. Pictute: LPhot Ioan Roberts

Defence secretary refuses Treasury demands for military cuts

DEFENCE Secretary Gavin Williamson has reportedly refused to accept a new round of defence cuts which would have seen 1,000 Royal Marines lose their jobs.

Unite the trade union holding a universal credit protest on the doorstep of Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt's constituency office on November 10. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Universal Credit claimants set to lose out over Christmas

People who claim Universal Credit will not get the benefit over the festive period, it has been reported.

Jacob Kennard, Gavin Moon, Ian Doyle and Sarah Talboys-Smith with Shanon Rees and Rodney Watson at the front
 at  The Southsea Village holding a ping-pongathon to get people in the fundraising spirit fo Children in Need. Picture : Habibur Rahman

Schools and business across Portsmouth show support for Pudsey

FROM riding bikes to playing ping pong and completing a 24-hour virtual reality challenge, schools and businesses got into the Children in Need spirit yesterday.

Wildcats and Argus help stricken yacht in Biscay storm. Picture: Royal Navy

Naval fliers rescue British yachtsman

HELICOPTER crews launched a rescue to save a British yachtsman whose boat was ravaged by storms in the Bay of Biscay.

Cyclist Simon Peter was shocked by the litter on Southsea beach

Cyclist shocked by plastic found on Southsea beach

THE amount of plastic on a beach shocked a cyclist travelling through the area.


South Central Ambulance Service holding forum event

PEOPLE are invited to help shape the future development of an NHS trust.


Charity fair next month

A CHRISTMAS fair for a newly-established charity is taking place next month.


Charity CEO attends city group meeting

AN audience of more than 70 people was graced with a speech from the CEO of Oxfam.

Liza Bailey and her daughter Helen Bailey took part in Small Business Saturday last year at their florist shop Seaside Florist on Hayling Island.

Picture: Malcolm Wells

Portsmouth council backs Small Business Saturday with free parking

SHOPPERS will be able to enjoy free parking as part of Small Business Saturday.

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