Olympic sailor from Emsworth praises Portsmouth’s support for America’s Cup

AN OLYMPIC sailor from Emsworth has told of his pride after the first day of the America’s Cup ended in victory for Sir Ben Ainslie.

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Land Rover BAR team sweep to victory in two America’s Cup races in Portsmouth

Land Rover BAR team sweep to victory in two America’s Cup races in Portsmouth

TENS of thousands of spectators packed Southsea today to roar Sir Ben Ainslie and his Land Rover BAR team to two America’s Cup victories in the Solent.

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Practice race two action from the start as they pass Spitbank Fort

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Land Rover BAR declare they’re ready to put on epic spectacle as America’s Cup competitive racing gets underway today

THEY’RE ready to pour their heart and soul into bringing the America’s Cup back to Britain.

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Will Allaway from Land Rover BAR on the grinder  Picture: Ian Hargreaves (160985-26)

Onshore battle as America’s Cup grinding contest tests individuals on their strength

IT WAS the ultimate test of strength and endurance as the public battled it out against the America’s Cup sailors in a grinding competition.

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Fresh concerns over pier’s future as bosses keep it shut for America’s Cup

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for the owners of South Parade Pier to ‘come clean’ over their intentions as fresh concerns surround the future of the Southsea attraction.


Royal visits help Portsmouth soar in America’s Cup spectacle

PORTSMOUTH’S America’s Cup World Series has been the given the royal seal of approval after the Duke of Edinburgh visited the city.

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From left, Louise Taylor, Alan Sim and Catherine Dunford from Chichester
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Crowds inspire teams ahead of America’s Cup racing

PROUDLY waving their team colours, America’s Cup competitors welcomed crowds in the Race Village ahead of racing in the Solent.

Andy and Rachel Wilkinson from Chichester watch the practice races at last year's America's Cup

Weather warning issued as America’s Cup kicks-off

A YELLOW weather warning for rain in the south east of England has been issued by the Met Office today.

A Britten-Norman Defender aircraft flying over Portsmouth. In the upper right hand corner you see Daedalus Picture: Britten-Norman

IFA2 plans spark fears that aircraft at Daedalus would be affected by high voltage cables

A prospective £500m electrical power station has raised more concerns due to the potential impact that its high voltage cables could have on an airfield.

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Fans at the America's Cup World Series 
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Civic pride in prestigious America’s Cup occasion

THE mayor of an international city linked with Portsmouth has spoken of his pride at being a part of the prestigious America’s Cup occasion.

Crowds at the America's Cup World Series opening day yesterday Picture: Ian Hargreaves (160985-5)

Every hotel ‘booked out up to Guildford’

THE head of culture in Portsmouth says every single hotel ‘up to Guildford’ has been fully booked for the America’s Cup weekend.

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FoodCycle Portsmouth promote new charity initiative

A NEW charity initiative in Portsmouth is aiming to bring help to those at risk from food poverty and isolation.

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Land Rover BAR held a briefing and then a Press Conference was held for the America's Cup World Series in Portsmouth at the Pyramids Centre in Southsea. 

Pictured is: Sir Ben Ainslie during the press conference.

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Thousands expected to pack out Southsea Common for return of America’s Cup World Series today

THOUSANDS of spectators are expected to pack out Southsea today as the America’s Cup World Series officially gets underway.

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New concern over South Parade Pier as venue remains shut for the America’s Cup

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for the owners of South Parade Pier to ‘come clean’ over their intentions as fresh problems surround the future of the Southsea attraction.

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When and where to see the Red Arrows

When and where to see the Red Arrows

THE iconic Red Arrows are set to make their spectacular return to the skies above the Solent today (Friday) on a day of America’s Cup practice racing.

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Portsmouth will once again play host to one of the world's greatest sporting spectacles

Let’s show our pride for Sir Ben Ainslie in his quest for Portsmouth America’s Cup glory

Today the world’s attention is once again on Portsmouth as British Olympic hero Sir Ben Ainslie prepares to perform on the grand stage – and capture the nation’s heart.

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Melissa Ghomi (33), from Southsea, and her daughter Layla, one

£32,000 loft conversion turns into nightmare for Southsea mum

A Southsea mum says she was left devastated and claims that a trusted builder turned a £32,000 loft conversion into a nightmare.

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The America's Cup World Series press conference at the Pyramids Centre Picture: Sarah Standing (161041-7373)

‘We need Pompey pride to inspire us to America’s Cup victory’ - Sir Ben Ainslie

OLYMPIAN Sir Ben Ainslie has issued an impassioned plea for the people of Portsmouth to pour out their enthusiasm and spur him on to America’s Cup glory.

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Care UK construction project manager Justin Daley, left, and Castleoak Care Partnerships quantity surveyor James Minchin Picture: Malcolm Wells

Delight as work begins on £7m care facility in Horndean

WORK has started on a new £7m care home in Horndean.

Deana Geary, landlady of the Junction Tavern in Gosport

Landlady hopes new status will protect Gosport pub

A PUB has been named an asset of community value to secure its future.

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