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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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When do my council offices close over Christmas?

When do my council offices close over Christmas?

Council offices in our region open differently over the festive period, so here’s everything you need to know.

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How are bus services changing over Christmas and New Years?

How are bus services changing over Christmas and New Years?

Here is your guide to changes to bus services in the Portsmouth area over the next few weeks.

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Six stunning Boxing Day walks you can reach from Portsmouth

Six stunning Boxing Day walks you can reach from Portsmouth

After filling up on the Christmas turkey, stuffing and sprouts, the temptation to lie back on the sofa and watch festive films might be too strong to resist.

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Your guide to train changes over Christmas and New Year

Your guide to train changes over Christmas and New Year

Here is everything you need to know about engineering works and changes to train services over the Christmas and New Year period.

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LISTED: Police advice on how you can stay safe at Christmas

LISTED: Police advice on how you can stay safe at Christmas

It may be a festive time of year, but Christmas is also a time to be extra wary of criminal activity – both at home and when out and about.

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LISTED: All you need to know about Christmas pantos in our area

LISTED: All you need to know about Christmas pantos in our area

It’s one of the staples of a traditional Christmas – cheering families, crazy characters and the odd celebrity thrown in for good measure.

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Your guide to events in the Portsmouth area over the Christmas period

Your guide to events in the Portsmouth area over the Christmas period

Here are some of the festive events to watch out for in the Portsmouth area over the next few days.

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Six things to think about when choosing your Christmas tree

As Christmas trees arrive in garden centres, expert David Mitchell offers advice to those who only have a small space for a real

Six of the best - Toys of the 60s/70s

As we approach Christmas, in the first of a three-part series, we look at popular toys from down the decades, beginning this week with the

Aldi's £9.99 salted caramel vodka makes for the perfect Xmas treat

BUDGET supermarket giants Aldi have a warm-sounding drink that's proving a big hit ahead of Christmas.The Tamova Salted Caramel Vodka Liqueur

Charity fair next month

A CHRISTMAS fair for a newly-established charity is taking place next month.