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LETTER OF THE DAY: Mr Juncker has a vision for Europe but it deviates from reality

T Gardiner’s letter – Is what Juncker proposes what all our Remainers hoped for?, Sept 16 – has a simple answer; no, it isn’t.

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REAL LIFE: Having a home birth was liberating

IT’S still fairly unusual for a woman to give birth at home.

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Scheme ‘on track’ to help families

A COUNCILLOR has welcomed a report on a scheme working with disadvantaged families.

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Louie's barber employs a three-pronged bribery approach to getting him to sit still long enough to cut his hair     (Shutterstock)

KIERAN HOWARD: Bribery is fine – as long as it keeps the children quiet

As a parent, bribery is a wonderful thing.

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Transplant Games swimmer Nicole Mackenzie with her mum Julie and dad, David, who gave her one of his kidneys

REAL LIFE: I'm a winner thanks to Dad's kidney

When Nicole Mackenzie needed a kidney transplant at the age of just 11, her dad stepped in, giving her the gift of life.
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Britain's Chris Froome celebrates after winning the Spanish Vuelta in Madrid. The special trophy he holds was given to him as he won both the Tour de France and La Vuelta. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

RICK JACKSON: Arise Sir Chris – knighthood is long overdue for cyclist

Surely one of the most deserved knighthoods will now be bestowed on Chris Froome?

Opinion
First aid charity St John Ambulance gives advice on what to do to help a choking baby

FIRST AID: How to save a choking baby

St John Ambulance, the nation’s leading first aid charity, has teamed up with The News to bring you some simple, but life saving, first aid tips.

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REAL LIFE: Together we’re a great partnership

For most people, dogs are a much loved pet and a loyal companion.

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Story time at Fort Nelson for families with under fives

THE Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson has invited families with under-fives to join them in the galleries at 11am on Wednesday, September 20 for this month’s free themed Storytime session, ‘Fantastic France.’

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The Magic of Ivy, by Catherine McGuire, ecologist at Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

LETTER OF THE DAY: Let’s keep Portchester the thriving, wildlife haven it already is

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Kieran's son has learnt how to sign, thanks to Mr Tumble

KIERAN HOWARD: Employing masterful tactics to keep toddlers occupied

Occasionally the things I overhear in a swimming pool changing room really do hearten and reassure me.

Opinion
LETTER OF THE DAY: There just are no easy options when it comes to more social housing

LETTER OF THE DAY: There just are no easy options when it comes to more social housing

I really must respond to Dean Kimber’s and Gerald Vernon-Jackson’s recent assertions that somehow building sub-market housing is profitable.

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Surgeon Simon Heppell at the QA Hospital with a microscope donated by the league Of Freinds
Picture: Paul Jacobs  (103540-5)

LETTER OF THE DAY: Happy with QA care? Yes - let’s all shout it from the rooftops...

Every day will now be a good day for the Queen Alexandra Hospital.

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LETTER OF THE DAY: Brexit - When the other side repeatedly says NO, it’s time to move on

LETTER OF THE DAY: Brexit - When the other side repeatedly says NO, it’s time to move on

The present state of the UK’s Brexit negotiations with the EU could be analogous to the England football team resigning from UEFA while wanting to continue to play in internationals but under English rules.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth
Picture: Keith Woodland

LETTER OF THE DAY: Labour brought shipbuilding back to Portsmouth

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Welterweight supremo Jack Smith

LETTER OF THE DAY: Boxer Jack was a true legend

Reading your August 31 article headlined ‘Our 10 greatest boxers of all time’ I was deeply saddened that my grandfather Jack Smith was not acknowledged in any light.

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Nine-year-old Sam turns £1 into a profitable home business selling seashells from the seashore

A YOUNG boy has kick-started his very own business after taking on a school challenge.

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Victorian weekend at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre at Quainton - Pictured in Victorian dress is volunteer / author Bill Simpson helping press officer Shiela Lobley out of carriage 353 (the last time it will be seen at Quainton) ENGPNL00120130819101211

LETTER OF THE DAY: It’s another stupid suggestion from a brain-dead politician

Why are some people so daft as to suggest that we introduce women only train carriages?

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PICTURE GALLERY: Breastfeeding Network fun day in Gosport

FAMILIES raised money for an important charity for new parents.

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