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SOUTHSEA GREEN: A hidden gem

I wandered into a pretty, hidden garden by Canoe Lake, about three years ago, on a friend's recommendation.
Homes and Gardens
Dr Who Christmas special... All we know so far

Dr Who Christmas special... All we know so far

THE Doctor Who Christmas Specials are part of British telly tradition, but interest in this year’s festive instalment (‘Twice Upon a Time’) is more feverish than ever.

People
LETTER OF THE DAY: Housing - more needs to be done

LETTER OF THE DAY: Housing - more needs to be done

This week the chancellor will say that there isn’t much money for more housing, social care and the NHS.

News

WATCH: The boats that will contest the next America’s Cup

CONCEPT designs for the new 75-foot boats that will contest the America’s Cup in four years time have been released.

Portsmouth
Local authorities have been stepping up the bid to prevent the illegal dumping of waste

LETTER OF THE DAY: The fly-tipping blight

I would like to thank The News for highlighting the challenge of dealing with fly-tipping across Hampshire.

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QUIZ: Can you name these Portsmouth landmarks by their close-up photos?

QUIZ: Can you name these Portsmouth landmarks by their close-up photos?

They are some of the most famous landmarks and tourist attractions in Portsmouth, but how well do you really know them?

Portsmouth 2

BIG READ: I prayed for the grace to die well

From growing up in Kenya surrounded by wildlife, to bringing up three children in the heart of Portsmouth.

Lifestyle
The accident is causing short delays both ways at Southampton Road

TRAVEL AND WEATHER: Delays on A27 after collision and breakdown

AN ACCIDENT on the A27 is causing delays.

Travel
LETTER OF THE DAY: Driverless vehicles - good or bad?

LETTER OF THE DAY: Driverless vehicles - good or bad?

It was recently reported that the government is shortly to give the go ahead for the testing of driverless cars, firstly on a test track, and then if deemed successful on the public highway.

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Strictly's Giovanni Pernice is coming to Portsmouth

Strictly star Giovanni’s coming to Portsmouth (but you’ll have to wait until next year!)

HE’s currently wowing Strictly fans with his dance partner Debbie McGee.

People
Assassins Creed plays as good as it looks

Console Corner: Assassin’s Creed Origins review

Origins of a new era for Assassin’s.

Gaming
Treat them well and phalaenopsis could flower for nine months.

BRIAN KIDD: Just perfect for winter: these orchids love central heating

A visit to a good garden centre is enhanced when there is a display of phalaenopsis orchids.

Homes and Gardens
ALISTAIR GIBSON ON WINE: It might be a bit left field, but how about Rioja with the turkey?

ALISTAIR GIBSON ON WINE: It might be a bit left field, but how about Rioja with the turkey?

I spent a few days in Rioja in the summer visiting producers and tasting new wines and vintages. It’s a region I love.

Food and Drink
Not just for vampires. Garlic paste will keep cats at bay too.

BRIAN KIDD: Readers’ questions and jobs for this weekend

Your problems solved by our horticultural wizard as well as a whole list of jobs - yes, even in November.

Homes and Gardens
Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

Travel
Fly-tipping is nationwide. Here's Penn Lane, Wibtoft, which was closed for five hours after a fly-tipping incident. Photo by Rugby Borough Council

LETTER OF THE DAY: It’s difficult - and expensive - to get rid of rubbish

I was very sad to read your headline last week about the increase in fly-tipping.

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The Vaults, Albert Road, Southsea.

DISH DETECTIVE: Hit the Vaults in daylight and a totally different pub emerges

Over the years the phrase ‘pub grub’ has come to mean a range of different things.

Whats on 1
Ching-He Huang

Food and Drink: It might sound crazy but we’ve being doing stir-fries all wrong, says Ching-He Huang

How many of us have lumped for a supermarket stir-fry mix, complete with sickly packet sauce, dumped it all in a wok, burned the bottom, and wished we’d just ordered in chow mein? We’re betting this happens a lot.

News
The Hotwalls Studios in Old Portsmouth

Light up your festive spirits

WITH Christmas lights going up, choirs practising their repertoire and children planning their lists to Santa, the season of goodwill is certainly upon us.

Whats on
Youll need to leave your mincemeat for at least one week before filling your pies

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Get preparing your festive treats with time to mature

SWEET MINCEMEAT

Fills 30 small pies

Food and Drink
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