Curfew for thief

rw images from Simon Hart


From: Simon Hart <southsea2006@yahoo.co.uk>

Even though George V proclaimed all German titles were to be given up by his family a century ago (July 17 1917), there is still physical evidence in our city of the Germanic royal house that once existed. Two commemoration stones relating to members of the royal house previous to the House of Windsor are so readily a part of the fabric of our daily lives but are probably in the most part overlooked.

A walk along Queen Street and on the corner with Aylward Street will present a building with a foundation stone that was laid by HRH Princess Henry of Battenberg in 1912. This was the married title of Queen Victoria's daughter Beatrice which was relinquished on 14 July 1917. From 17 July 1917 she was known as HRH the Princess Beatrice.

A visit to Sainsburys foyer in Commercial Road will provide the opportunity to see a commemoration stone for the opening of the Child's Ward of the Royal Hospital in 1909 by HH Princess Victoria of Schleswig

Four arrested after police crackdown in Commercial Road

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A MAN who stole make-up has been given a three-month curfew.

Paul Priest took a Rimmel mascara, worth £8, from Superdrug in Arundel Street, Landport, Portsmouth.

Priest, of Queens Road, Buckland, also admitted breaching a previous curfew order when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

The 28-year-old will now have to stay at home between 8pm and 6am every day for three months. He was also fined £25 and told to pay £115 in costs.