£15m homes scheme for St James’ Hospital site sparks fears over traffic and city overcrowding

A £15m plan to build 115 homes on a Portsmouth hospital site has been revealed.

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Jez Clark

Breakfast show presenter announced as Retail & Leisure Awards host

The host of this year’s Retail and Leisure Awards has been revealed – it’s Jez Clark, breakfast show presenter at The Breeze radio station.

NATIONAL: Pub puts up Britain’s first Christmas tree of the year... seriously!

NATIONAL: Pub puts up Britain’s first Christmas tree of the year... seriously!

A pub has got Britain’s first Christmas tree up in JULY - 154 days before December 25.

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Here's your travel and weather update this morning.

Morning travel and weather: Clouds and rain today

It is a bleak outlook this Monday morning with showery rain and clouds to engulf south Hampshire.

South Coast Creative's Natalie Reeves

Director short-listed for ‘Working woman’s Oscar’

FOUNDER and managing director of Hampshire-based firm South Coast Creative, Natalie Reeves has been short-listed for a top industry award.

Fixed odds betting terminals

MP joins campaign

FAREHAM MP Suella Fernandes has joined The News’ campaign against fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs).


Gosport MP backs ban on ‘unfair’ card charges

GOSPORT MP Caroline Dinenage has welcomed the government’s crackdown on credit and debit card fees.

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REVEALED: The Hampshire road branded one of ‘UK’s deadliest’

THE A32 in Hampshire has been branded as one of the most dangerous roads in the UK, according to statistics.

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Firm opens Portsmouth base

INSULATION and interior building products distributor, CCF, is opening a new Portsmouth branch.

Branch manager Stuart Jacobs assisted with the move

High removal demand means big relocation

A family-owned removal company based in Portsmouth is moving to new purpose-built premises.


University is given client of the year award title

The University of Winchester has received a Client of the Year accolade at the 2017 Constructing Excellence Awards.

Mark Pearce of Weatherhead Shop Designers, left, with store manager Adam Casey and from left, Frankie, 11, Robyn 5, Eliza 5, Jacob, five, Bily, six and Ruby, eight

Primary school pupils launch brand new Co-op

THE region’s newest Co-op store has opened in Emsworth with the help of some happy school children.


Thousands of Hampshire homeowner backed by help to buy

MORE than 4,000 people have used the Help to Buy scheme to get on to the housing ladder or move to a larger home in Hampshire.


NATIONAL: Boots apologises over contraception campaign response

HIGH street retailers Boots has said it is ‘truly sorry’ for the way it responded to a campaign calling for it to cut the price of emergency contraception and announced it is looking for cheaper alternatives.

From left, Naomi Nesbit, Stephen Rowe, Aaron Cleeve, Simon Owen, Travers Allen, Alice Andrews and Samantha Davis 

Picture: Sarah Standing (170960-5538)

Mad Hatters raise vital cash

A CHARTERED accountants firm has pitted its staff head to head to raise money for Naomi House.


Pier trader opens

A CARNIVAL atmosphere will greet visitors to South Parade Pier this weekend as the site welcomes its latest business to the area.

London Waterloo to undergo three week upgrade in August - this is how it will affect Portsmouth passengers

London Waterloo to undergo three week upgrade in August - this is how it will affect Portsmouth passengers

Train passengers travelling between Portsmouth and London have been warned to expect major disruption to services in August while upgrades are made to the railway.

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Buckingham House in Old Portsmouth Picture:  Garth Groombridge

Historic Portsmouth house where duke was killed is yours for £1.5m... and you get the murder weapon!

THE Portsmouth house where the Duke of Buckingham was assassinated by a disgruntled naval officer has gone on the market for £1.5m – and it comes with the weapon used to kill him.

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WATCH: How Hampshire's NATS air control centre copes with the busiest day of the summer

The UK’s air traffic controllers are preparing for the peak of what is likely to be their busiest ever summer, as families get ready to jet off on their holidays.

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Emojis will be taking over Cascades shopping centre

Emojis set to invade Cascades

Cascades Shopping Centre in Portsmouth is preparing itself for an invasion of emojis this summer.

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