‘No-deal Brexit’ could be a catastrophe for Portsmouth ferry port, shipping boss says

THE head of Britain’s shipping industry trade body had warned a no-deal Brexit scenario could have a ‘catastrophic’ impact on Portsmouth’s international ferry port.

Left to right: Charmaine Harvey, Sarah Kennedy, Lynsey Hay and Anna Hallett.
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Festival fills the spot for food lovers

LAUGHTER filled the halls and there was barely a spare seat as a food and drink festival returned to town.

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NATIONAL: Airports hike up parking charges

SOME of the UK’s busiest airports have hiked parking charges for drivers collecting passengers, according to a new study.

The new-style emergency area on the M3 smart motorway that was opened this year in north Hampshire Picture: Stuart Thompson Photography

Major £244m smart motorway project for M27 is delayed

THE £244m scheme to convert 15 miles of the M27 into four lanes has been delayed.

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Childhood throwback

AN EXHIBITION will be giving grandparents the chance to show the youngsters what toys used to be like.

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AT THIS time of year many employers are looking to take on extra staff for the busy run-up to Christmas.

Parents urged to buy Halloween costumes from reputable retailers

Parents urged to buy Halloween costumes from reputable retailers

Parents are being urged to ensure they are shopping with responsible retailers in the run-up to Halloween.

Here’s how you can save on your mobile bill

Here’s how you can save on your mobile bill

AFTER exposing that mobile phone networks are overcharging customers, Citizen’s Advice is urging people to stay on top of their contracts to avoid being ripped off.

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Homes in Portchester left without water after main burst

PEOPLE in Portchester have woken up to find they have no water.


Southern Rail drivers to be balloted in bid to end impasse

SOUTHERN Rail drivers are to be balloted as part of a proposed deal to end a long-running dispute.

First Bus' Eclipse bus service

Rapid bus route to expand into Gosport town centre with £7m boost

A VITAL 1km extension to a rapid bus route into a town centre has received millions in funding from the government.

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Cycling improvements in Portsmouth set for cash boost

CYCLING improvements in the city are set to receive a bumper cash boost.

Lalys Pharmacy staff from the Kingston Road branch

Pharmacy rolls out prescription delivery service

A PHARMACY in Portsmouth is introducing a new service to its customers.

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Law firm partner is named ‘phenomenal’ by guide

A SOLICITORS with headquarters in Portsmouth has had a staff member highlighted as ‘phenomenal’ in a prestigious directory.


M&S in festive recruitment

RETAIL giant Marks and Spencer is looking to recruit eight additional colleagues in Havant.

Port general manager Steve Williams

Steve is appointed as port’s general manager

A GENERAL manager has been appointed at Portsmouth International Port.


Chairman of Timpson is revealed as key speaker

ENTREPRENEUR Sir John Timpson has been announced as a key speaker at the Solent Business Growth Summit 2017.


Fareham care home rated good by CQC

CARING staff and giving residents the chance to be independent has seen a care home rated good.

Jim Bachelor and Faz Ahmed with the League 2 Trophy

Southsea curry house night raises £1,650 for Pompey in the Community

THE AKASH curry house in Southsea hosted more than 100 hungry patrons at a charity fundraising event.


Brexit trade fears to be raised at MP lunch

FEARS over dropping export trade and the impact of Brexit on business in the UK will be the main talking point at a working lunch with an MP.

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