Man and his family are chased through town by teenagers

McDonald's in West Street, Havant
McDonald's in West Street, Havant
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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 and his family were chased through the streets after an argument outside McDonald’s.

Police have launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses after a 45-year-old man and his family were chased through Havant town centre by a group of teenagers.

It followed an altercation outside McDonald’s, in West Street, at around 7pm yesterday.

The man broke his leg while he was being chased near Market Parade.

No-one else was seriously hurt.

A police spokesman said: ‘If you know who any of the teenagers who may have been involved were please call 101 quoting 44160049378.’