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Former troubled Portsmouth pub hosts Christmas grotto

Former troubled Portsmouth pub hosts Christmas grotto

THE landlord of a formerly troubled pub says it has been turned around.

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Busiest day on roads as people travel for Christmas

Busiest day on roads as people travel for Christmas

Today is expected to be the busiest day for traffic over the festive period as millions of people embark on the Christmas getaway.

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Warning issued to households with presents on display

Warning issued to households with presents on display

RESIDENTS are being reminded not to leave presents on show and to be on guard during the festive period.

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Portsmouth hotel brings in hundreds of gifts for disadvantaged

Portsmouth hotel brings in hundreds of gifts for disadvantaged

HUNDREDS of vulnerable children and families will enjoy a better Christmas thanks to generous donations.

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Items for those in need fill up Waterlooville church

Items for those in need fill up Waterlooville church

SCORES OF volunteers turned up at Wecock Church in Waterlooville, which is also a food bank, to pack up items ready to be donated to those in need.

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Shop says thank you

Shop says thank you

A SHOP that specialises in mobility held a Christmas party to thank its customers.

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Fareham church welcomes in Christmas with community carol service

Fareham church welcomes in Christmas with community carol service

PARISHIONERS were in fine voice at a Christmas carol service.

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Families pack out Portsmouth Guildhall Square in the run up to Christmas

Families pack out Portsmouth Guildhall Square in the run up to Christmas

THERE were jubilant spirits all round as families flocked to Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square for a Christmas fair.

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12 days of Christmas

12 days of Christmas

Today we continue our Remember When countdown to Christmas. There are now 11 days until the big day and each day until then, both here and online at portsmouth.co.uk, we shall bring you a picture from the past which captures the flavour of the season.
Call it a host of Christmases past…

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Your guide to Christmas 2016 in Portsmouth

Your guide to Christmas 2016 in Portsmouth

Whether you’re looking for bus times, shop openings, events in your local area or the best pantomimes to go and see, The News has it all covered.

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Give the gift of gin this Christmas with these fantastic festive treats

Gin Advent CalendarPicture: John LewisCount down the days to Christmas one mini bottle of Edinburgh Gin at a time thanks to this cute advent

Tesco's latest release could see them win the war for weirdest Christmas crisp flavour

Rightly hailed for their usual Christmas release - Pigs in Blankets flavoured crisps - this winter's limited edition flavour has left many

2017's comfiest clothes to lounge around in on Christmas morning

Onsies, jammies, slippers and socks and slippers: tear open the wrapping paper in style with comfy lounge wear for the big day.Tartan

Britain's booziest advent calendar launched - that includes 25 full size bottles of gin

Britain's booziest advent calendar has been launched - containing 25 full size bottles of gin. They are encased in a custom-made wooden cabinet