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News

UPDATE: Half of Portsmouth tower blocks did not have fire checks until this February

News
Daniel Bates

‘Greedy’ heir hunter cheated 19 victims out of £99,000

Crime
Algae in Canoe Lake

Resident calls Canoe Lake ‘disgraceful’ after algae blooms and bird faeces is ‘in large quantities’

News
Bumblebee from Transformers being filed in Gosport

Gosport submarine plays a key part in the new Transformers movie

Gosport

PICTURED: Residents react as work starts to remove cladding from two Somers Town high rises due to fire risks after Grenfell Tower blaze

Portsmouth

Gosport family mourn passing of young engineer

Gosport

Zumba class and council turn yellow for cystic fibrosis

Health

Globe-trotting Foggy the dog gears up for worldwide tour

People
Cllr Rob New. Picture: Sarah Standing

Senior Portsmouth councillor admits ‘falling behind’ on council tax

Portsmouth

STEVE CANAVAN:A rather depressing anniversary

Daniel Bates

‘Greedy’ heir hunter cheated 19 victims out of £99,000

Crime
Outpouring of love at Borough Market             Picture PA

Love and hope from the ashes of tragedy

Portsmouth

Federation demands politicians now pay up

Crime

Scooter rider goes to hospital after crash

Crime

Warning issued over open windows

Crime 3
Kingston Recreation Ground, St Marys Road, Portsmouth

Portsmouth teens in hospital after taking pills in park

Crime 2

Portsmouth teenagers taken to QA after taking pills in park

News 2

Hampshire police chief constable: how we’re going to cope with busy summer

Crime 9

Hampshire police chief’s warning over funding after Queen’s Speech

Crime 6

Pryzm faces police fears over plans to extend alcohol licence during week

Portsmouth

The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

News 1
Cllr Ken Smith who is reperesenting residents in the area

Fury as parking woes continue near school

Havant 14
The damaged garage roof, smashed guttering and fascia, thought to have been cause by debris from a plane     Picture: Dan Wells

Ice block crashes from sky into garage roof

News
The beautiful city of Zagreb.

Travel: Zagreb grabbed hold of my heart in whirlwind visit to a hidden gem

Travel

One person taken to hospital after accident on Portsmouth roundabout

Portsmouth 1

UPDATE: Two injured after five-vehicle collision on A27

News 3

BREAKING: Delays as coach sheds oil load on A27

Travel

New 90-strong fleet of trains to be introduced for South Western network

Travel 1
Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

MP’s emails hit by cyber security attack

Politics 1
Cladding is removed from Horatia House Picture: Sarah Standing (170831-9636)

NATIONAL: Cladding from 27 high-rise buildings - including two in Portsmouth - fail safety tests after Grenfell Tower disaster

News
Cladding being taken off Horatia House in Somers Town Portsmouth

PICTURED: Residents react as work starts to remove cladding from two Somers Town high rises due to fire risks after Grenfell Tower blaze

Portsmouth 23
Civic Offices in Guidhall Square

Portsmouth’s housing director departs council

Politics 10

HMS Sultan cake sale is a real treat

Gosport

Havant Borough Council urges residents to contact landlords about fire safety fears

Havant 2
Civilian and military staff tuck into some of the cakes at HMS Sultan, Gosport

Bakers’ tasty treats to aid fight against blood cancer

Gosport

Senior Portsmouth councillor admits ‘falling behind’ on council tax

Portsmouth 19

Housebuilder looking to support charity or cause on Hayling Island

Hayling Island 1

Portsmouth council leader demands £10m from government to fit sprinklers to high rises

Portsmouth 17

Royal Navy reserves tuck into breakfast on Spinnaker Tower

Defence
Army reserves from 295 Battery in Hilsea held a free PT session on Southsea Common Picture: Sarah Standing (160729-9518)

Portsmouth’s army reservists are a key asset

Defence

HMS Sultan cake sale is a real treat

Gosport
Bumblebee from Transformers being filed in Gosport

Gosport submarine plays a key part in the new Transformers movie

Gosport 2

Portsmouth clinicians in need of people for study

Portsmouth
Clare Gosling and her Zumba class Picture: Sarah Standing (170828-3980)

Zumba class and council turn yellow for cystic fibrosis

Health

Portsmouth GP practice group classed dementia friendly

Health
Cancer is a Drag queens

Cabaret queens Krystal Ball and Candi-Rel

Laughter and fun – even though Cancer is a Drag

Havant
Frankie Duke, five, attends the Rainbow Centre and is urging supporters to vote

Your vote could help a vital charity win £25,000

Fareham
Anna Walker, physiotherapy lead at Queen Alexandra Hospital, gives Sylvia Downs, 62, from Paulsgrove advice on exercises Picture: Malcolm Wells (170619-0657)

Workshop at QA Hospital gives tips on managing lung conditions

Health

GPs get training to complete annual health check for people with learning disabilities

Fareham

Charity success for ‘selfless’ Gosport sisters

Gosport

Gosport scheme helps 250 people get help for range of issues

Health

Emsworth pub to hold fundraiser for QA Hospital

News

Lee-on-the-Solent family call for cystic fibrosis drug to be available on NHS

Health
Frankie Duke, five, attends the Rainbow Centre and is urging supporters to vote

Your vote could help a vital charity win £25,000

Fareham
Cllr Ken Smith who is reperesenting residents in the area

Fury as parking woes continue near school

Havant 14

Sports day bonanza sees Priory School descend on Southsea Common

Education

Gold for us, but it’s just a bronze for Southampton uni

Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth scoops top accolade for quality teaching

Education 10

COMMENT: Let’s make these towers safe as soon as possible

Opinion
Sleeping in the heatwave was a bit of a nightmare

VERITY LUSH: The midnight swelter was driving me barking mad

Opinion 2

COMMENT: Our public services can only take so much

Opinion
A Guildhall vigil for victims of the Manchester bombing. Picture: Keith Woodland

BLAISE TAPP: Finding some light in the darkest of times for Britain

Opinion
Jansz Premium Rose NV, Tasmania

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Some show-stealing, elegant wines from a land Down Under

Food and Drink

WATCH: Robots sing opera duet

People

WATCH: Golf fans see blimp crash in flames at US Open

People

WATCH: Car parked too close to the sea nearly gets swept away

People 1

WATCH: Man found hanging from gate had been stuck there for 40 minutes

People 1
Sally Callow with Foggy 

Picture: Sarah Standing (160095-8008)

Globe-trotting Foggy the dog gears up for worldwide tour

People

Portsmouth prepares for first Seafood Festival

Portsmouth
Matthew Carscadden

Gosport family mourn passing of young engineer

Gosport
Staff at British Heart Foundation, Southsea, help launch The Big Stitch campaign

Add your style to charity shop chic for healthy hearts

Portsmouth