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REVEALED: Shortlist for The News’ We Can Do It community awards

They’re the people who always think of others before themselves – and now it’s time to shine a spotlight on these selfless superstars with our annual We Can Do It awards.

Erika Lipscombe. 

Picture: Malcolm Wells

Hospice launches new project tailored to our armed forces heroes

A SERVICE has been launched to support the needs of people who have previously served in the armed forces.

Rachel Hudson of Portsmouth Freinds of the Earth

Picture. Pitcure: Paul Jacobs

Campaign for city to clean up its act

PORTSMOUTH can do even more to help combat the issue of air quality in the city.


Former Hollyoaks star named patron of Rowans Hospice

FORMER Hollyoaks star and current stage performer Marcus Patrick has become an official patron of The Rowans Hospice.


WATCH: RNLI rescue off Portsmouth to feature on BBC's Saving Lives at Sea

A dramatic rescue in the Solent is to be featured on a hit television programme.
Rachel Barham with the time capsule and 'Jen' Shivjee, the Grounds Facility Team Manager at the school who was seconded to dig a deep hole for the time capsule 

Picture by:  Malcolm Wells

Student snapshot of contemporary living

TECHNOLOGY, maps and medicine are all timestamps that represent what modern life is like.


WATCH: 'Ice Maidens' set for Antarctic challenge

A team of women led by a Portsmouth doctor set off tomorrow for the coldest place on earth.


WATCH: Inspirational Claire Lomas thanks well wishers for Great South Run support

The paralysed woman who hauled her way ten miles around the Great South Run course has praised people who turned out to cheer her on in her epic effort.

PICTURE GALLERY: The Great South Run

Here's our picture gallery from the Great South Run.

Portsmouth Philharmonia players following their concert to raise funds for Hayling Island Community Centre

STUART REED: Players pull out all the stops at charity concert

A VERITABLE mountain of praise has been heaped upon the Portsmouth Philharmonia for their recent concert on Hayling Island.

The young runners at Shyloe's fun run in Gosport

Diabetes won’t slow down speedy Shyloe

After being diagnosed with type one diabetes at the age of six, you might think Shyloe Wilson would be taking life slowly.

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Walkers from The Portsmouth Oxfam Group on one of their fundraising walks. Credit: Owen Plunkett

Group finds that raising money for projects is a walk in the park

Raising money for charity really can be a walk in the park.

Isabel Boddington, nine, from Southsea with dad Sven and sister Eleanor, seven                     (171233-02)

Be safe, be seen and glow

Hundreds of families took part in a seafront cycle ride to highlight the need to be safe on our roads.

Children at at Newtown C of E Primary School in Gosport dress up as their favourite nursery rhyme characters          (171220-10)

Children dress up as their favourite nursery rhyme characters

Reception class children at Newtown CoE Primary School in Queens Road, Gosport, had fun dressing up as Humpty Dumpty, Little

Bo Peep and many more, as part of a charity day.

Alan Mak and Klaus Schwab examine the Outrider drone designed in Havant by Lockheed Martin

HAVANT MP ALAN MAK: Havant firms are at the cutting edge of technological changes

New products and technologies are transforming the global economy in an unprecedented way.

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Liz Bourne with a wildlife officer on a previous trip to Uganda

Volunteers support wildlife rangers in African country park

CONSERVATION was at the heart of a twinning project which saw volunteers travel to Uganda to help wildlife rangers.

Chef Matthew Sussex with Student James Hillyer dishing out the starters                                               (171278-523)

Students’ great British menu

Catering students from Highbury College took over the kitchen at The Brookfield Hotel, Emsworth, to create some culinary delights as part of Emsworth British Food Fortnight.

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One World Week is taking place at the end of October                                        (Shutterstock)

SUE JAMES: How do we answer the big questions about food?

What does it mean to be a good neighbour?

Rev Bruce Deans, vicar of St Johns, Fareham, with the Lord Mayor of Fareham at the community event to launch the new facilities in St Johns church hall

REV BRUCE DEANS: A church hall fit for the whole community to use

Something that a vicar always feels grateful for is a decent church hall.

Fundraising will protect Solent sealife like this harbour seal                                                                    Picture Chas Spradbury

ALICE ASHCROFT: Our watery wonderland

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust officer looks at the treasures of the Solent and how you can join a fundraising drive to save them – but there are only 48 hours left to donate.

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