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Revealed: The curry house voted best in West Sussex

A popular restaurant has been voted the best in West Sussex at the Curry Life Awards in London.

Food and Drink
‘Babies should share bedroom with parents - but in their own bed’

‘Babies should share bedroom with parents - but in their own bed’

Babies should sleep in the same rooms as their parents for the first year of their lives - but never in the same bed - as it reduces cot death by 50 per cent, a report recommends.

Police have the right to defend and protect themselves from biting or spitting when on duty

Police ‘looking at’ rolling out controversial spit hoods in Hampshire

POLICE across the area could be widely issued with controversial masks to use on people who try to spit or bit officers.

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Michael Gunton, Senior Archivist at Portsmouth Archive Service 

with a  collection of unpublished letter by Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Picture:  Zachary Culpin/Solent News & Photo Agency

World class Sherlock Holmes attraction could come to Portsmouth seafront

AMBITIOUS plans are moving forward to bring a multimillion pound Sherlock Holmes attraction to Portsmouth.

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Cyclists on the seafront enjoying the Portsmouth Pedal Glow Ride  Pictures: Habibur Rahman

Portsmouth shines brightly with the glow of 1,000 cyclists

HUNDREDS of cyclists lit up the seafront with a magical glow as they joined in the city’s first Pedal Portsmouth Glow Ride.


Planned roadworks for southern England: Monday 23 to Sunday October 30

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 October but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

Youngsters at the Run for Fun event at the Mountbatten Centre Picture: Malcolm Wells (161020-1648)

Portsmouth schoolchildren get in running spirit thanks to Olympic star Richard Kilty

YOUNGSTERS received a special surprise at a fun run, when they were greeted by an Olympic superstar.


ALISTAIR GIBSON: Some fine wines from warmer climes

Alistair Gibson is proprietor of Hermitage Cellars, Emsworth.

Lightly-curried sweet potato

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Tasty root vegetable counts as one of your five-a-day

Lawrence Murphy is the proprietor of Fat Olives, in Emsworth

Food and Drink
Take down your hanging baskets and put them away until May

BRIAN KIDD: Hold your horses on spring planting

Everyone seems to want to get on with the planting ready for spring, but do hold on until you have a frost which kills off the summer bedding plants before you rush to clear everything away.

Homes and Gardens
Its official, Red Red Redemption is getting a much-craved sequel

Console Corner: Read Dead still very much alive

It’s official, six years after the release of the critically acclaimed Red Dead Redemption Rockstar have confirmed a sequel is on the way.

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New state-of-the-art sprinkler system will save Portsmouth’s HMS Victory from devastating blazes

NELSON’S flagship HMS Victory has been given a state-of-the-art sprinkler system to save her from devastating blazes.

Luke Uttley and Jake Hughes

Father-son duo to take on Great South Run to help deaf boy speak

A FATHER and son completed a 200-mile cycle today to thank the Elizabeth Foundation for helping Max Uttley, who is profoundly deaf, to speak.

Amy Goddard  

Picture by: Malcolm Wells

VIDEO: Waterlooville singer-songwriter writes song to mark Aberfan disaster

A singer-songwriter from Waterlooville has penned a song to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster.


‘All eyes are on Portsmouth’ ahead of Great South Run says event organiser

THE eyes of the world are once again on Portsmouth as it prepares to stage the ‘world’s greatest’ 10-mile race.

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Mark Thomas outside The Red Shed in Wakefield

Mark Thomas brings the Red Shed to The Nuffield

The Red Shed is the third part of campaigning comic Mark Thomas’s theatrical trilogy, which began with the multi-award winning, critically-acclaimed Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed.

VIDEO: Portsmouth Uni chancellor Sandi Toksvig to host QI for first time tonight

VIDEO: Portsmouth Uni chancellor Sandi Toksvig to host QI for first time tonight

Fans of popular BBC quiz show QI will notice a new name in the famous hot seat for the series launch tonight.

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When exactly do the clocks change?

When exactly do the clocks change?

It’s almost that time - don’t get caught out.

Great pumpkin designs for Halloween

Great pumpkin designs for Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching so to save you panicking about your pumpkin, we’ve pulled together six popular designs and guides on how to do them.

Pompey chief executive Mark Catlin

Pompey backs Portsmouth bid for UK football status

POMPEY have thrown their weight behind a fresh bid to get Portsmouth recognised as the UK capital for football.

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