Drive to stop abuse during festive period

DOMESTIC abuse charities and police are working to protect victims in the run-up to Christmas.


Police issue warnings after youths cause damage to Sarisbury Green mansion

WARNINGS have been issued to youngsters causing damage to a historic mansion.

Fareham 1
Several police employees have left the Hampshire force because of abusing their position for sexual gain

Nearly 20 police leave over ‘sex misconduct’

NEARLY 20 Hampshire Police employees have left the force over ‘sexually predatory’ behaviour, a report has revealed.

A driver on a mobile phone  - picture posed by model

108 drivers caught using phones in Hampshire

MORE than 100 drivers were caught using mobile phones in a crackdown.

Crime 7
Police and coastguard at Eastney Esplanade after mens clothing was found at 9.40am on December 6. Picture: UK News in Pictures

UPDATE: Police marine unit to patrol Southsea seafront after clothes found

Members of Hampshire Constabulary’s marine unit will continue to patrol the Southsea area after the discovery of mens clothing.

REVEALED: Latest most wanted suspects in Portsmouth area

REVEALED: Latest most wanted suspects in Portsmouth area

Here are the latest faces police are looking for in connection with recent crimes in the Portsmouth area.

Crime 10

Fatal A3(M) crash could have been suicide, inquest hears

A MAN who died in a car crash could have caused the collision on purpose to commit suicide, a coroner’s court heard.

Health 4

In the Courts – latest update

n Charlie Young, 24, of no fixed address, admitted the theft of a TV from Asda on October 26.

Paul Cobb

Gosport festival organiser cleared of fraud speaks out after trial

A COMPANY director has told of the ‘insurmountable stress’ he suffered after being accused of fraud.

Crime 2
CCTV of James Hemming after he attacked a 17-year-old girl in Portsmouth with a hammer

Hammer attacker ‘used fake names’ in his secret past

THE man jailed for 12 years after a hammer attack on a teenager he met for sex has an ‘abusive’ history, his former partner has revealed.

Crime 3
Police have arrested 12 people in a clampdown on drug-dealing

Drugs crackdown in Portsmouth sees 12 arrested

TWELVE people were arrested over three days of action against drug dealing.

CCTV from the Esso petrol station in Hayling Island

CCTV shows man police want to speak to after Hayling petrol station robbery

POLICE want to speak to this man about a robbery on Hayling Island.

Crime 3
Iris Seddon, 88, of Tryndel Way, Bognor Regis, was sentenced to 16 months prison suspended for two years after admitting causing the death of 92-year-old Dulcie Roberts by dangerous driving at Portsmouth Crown Court. PPP-160612-122437001

Pensioner spared jail after fatally reversing over 92-year-old

A PENSIONER who reversed into and killed a 92-year-old felt ‘scraping’ as she ran over the woman, a court heard.

Crime 2
Harry Redknapp. Photo credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Harry Redknapp: ‘FA should have done more to monitor Hampshire coach’

Former Pompey boss Harry Redknapp has said the Football Association could have done more to investigate a former coach named in a BBC report about historic sexual abuse allegations in football.

Firefighters called to industrial bin fires in Leigh Park

Firefighters called to industrial bin fires in Leigh Park

FIREFIGHTERS were called to two bin fires at flat blocks in Leigh Park last night.


In the Courts – latest update

n Richard Edgington, 55, of Finchdean Gardens, Union Road, Portsmouth, admitted assault by beating in Southsea.

Crime 4

‘Serious crime’ warning in plate thefts

NUMBER plates being stolen could be used in serious crime, police have warned.


Crash pair re-bailed over teenager’s death

TWO men arrested over a teenager’s death have been bailed for a third time.

Chief constable Olivia Pinkney and Gladys Howard, Portsmouth City Police's first female inspector. She turned 100 on Sunday

Portsmouth’s first woman police inspector turns 100

A TRAILBLAZER who broke the glass ceiling to become Portsmouth’s first female police inspector has been honoured by retired officers.

Portsmouth 1
Load more