Is Transformers 5 filming in Gosport?

EAGLE-EYED residents were on the lookout for Hollywood stars after rumours circulated that Transformers 5 was filming in Gosport today.

Southern Rail boss given top job at leading rail project

Southern Rail boss given top job at leading rail project

The chief operating officer at Southern Rail has been given a new job working on the new high-speed rail link from Britain to France.


South east businesses could grow quicker than in the City

BUSINESSES who use office space in the south east are expected to expand quicker than those in London, according to research.

The 10 restaurants and shops in the Portsmouth area with a zero hygiene rating

The 10 restaurants and shops in the Portsmouth area with a zero hygiene rating

Ever wondered how clean the shops and restaurants in your area are?

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Nikki Cronen, a visual merchandiser for Primark, which had a stand at the Journey Back to Work event organised by Portsmouth City Council and Jobcentre Plus at Cascades in Portsmouth Picture:  Malcolm Wells (160915-5531)

Jobseekers have the chance to find a new direction

SCORES of job seekers flocked to a shopping centre hoping to find success.

Solent Mobility Centre on stage after being highly commended in the Team of the Year category at The News Business Excellence Awards 2015

Winners hope to secure more awards

Previous winners have spoken of their excitement – and hopes of winning – ahead of the next Business Excellence Awards.


Tip charges begin and business scheme starts

RESIDENTS will be charged for non-household DIY waste at household waste recycling centres as charges come into effect from Saturday.

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From left, Nas Khan, Andy Chapman, Julie Watts and Martin Carter, the partners in the merged accountancy practices of Leonard Gold and Jackson Green Carter, which from October 1 will be known as Leonard Gold Chartered Accountants

Chartered accountants merge their services

TWO firms of chartered accountants have announced they will merge on October 1,


Work from home during train strike, says expert

BUSINESSES are being encouraged to allow their staff to work from home to combat the effect of the proposed Southern Rail strikes.


Web development agency designs and creates key transfer service

WEB development agency Radweb has designed a same-day key transfer service for tenants and landlords.

Kaz Miah, owner of the Red Lounge Group of restaurants

Curry houses say they are in crisis and need business

CURRY houses say that a shortage of skilled chefs brought about by tighter immigration rules is hurting their businesses and forcing many to the brink of closure.

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Cold caller warning

A WARNING has been issued not to buy from cold callers as known scam artists target houses in Fareham.

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House prices in Portsmouth continue to rise

HOUSE prices in Portsmouth have increased, according to statistics.


BHS to re-launch online with website after stores close

RETAIL company BHS will be relaunching online after going into administration earlier this year and seeing its stores, including those in Portsmouth and Fareham, close.

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Cyclists at the Mountbatten Leisure Centre velodrome Picture: Rob Atkins

Portsmouth MP piles pressure on authorities to fix Mountbatten velodrome floodlights

AUTHORITIES insist they remain committed to fixing the floodlights of a popular leisure facility left out of action for safety reasons.

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Shop worker’s charity ride

THE manager of a Marks and Spencer food department is cycling to stores across the country for charity.


Designer shopping evening for students

STUDENTS can grab some designer label bargains at an exclusive shopping event.

Flick Drummond with His Excellency Sulaiman Al Mazroui

Picture: Malcolm Wells (160923-7155)

UAE ambassador pledges to promote Portsmouth to Middle Eastern businesses - and bring in cash to the city

THE new ambassador for the United Arab Emirates has pledged to open the gates so wealthy Arabs can invest billions into Portsmouth – and bring about lasting change.

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The shipyard at Portsmouth naval base

Portsmouth MP opens up fresh talks with company interested in city shiphall

THE MP for Portsmouth North says she is reviving efforts to bring shipbuilding back to the city – but critics fear it is just more talk that will ultimately lead to nothing.

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Bake off judged by celebrity raises funds

A CHARITY ‘Builders’ Bake Off’ in aid of Covers Help for Hospices Week was judged by an actor and celebrity.

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