Portsmouth named as most affordable for university students

UNIVERSITY students living in Portsmouth are in the most affordable city, figures reveal.


University opens sewage research site

THE University of Portsmouth has launched a research station to study waste treatment, sustainable drainage and contaminated sediments.

The National Citizens Service Dragons at the Pompey Study Centre. From left, Councillor Lee Mason, Portsmouth South MP Flick Drummond, Gemma Morrison from Tesco, and Kimberley Barber from The News 
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Brave teenagers on NCS scheme pitch ideas to Portsmouth dragons

Thousands of teenagers are putting their summer break to good use and devising social action projects while learning life skills.

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - ‘50 things’ kids should do before they turn 12

Climbing trees, building a den, hunting for bugs and going stargazing are among the ‘bucket list’ items that children should be ticking off - before they get to the age of 12.

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Youngsters pitch their ideas in ‘dragons’ den’

YOUNGSTERS were due to pitch their ideas for community improvement projects at a Dragons’ Den-inspired event.

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Pupils bury time capsule at home

YOUNGSTERS have buried a time capsule filled with poems, pictures and stories.

Zak Kay, 10, who designed the trophy this year Picture: Paul Jacobs (160270-58)

Portsmouth pupil praised by royalty for his America’s Cup trophy design

A BUDDING young artist from Paulsgrove who created the winner’s trophy for the America’s Cup World Series has received royal praise.


New school and flood defences to be part of proposed development between Havant and Emsworth

A NEW primary school and anti-flood measures are set to be included in a proposed development between two towns.

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Top design award for student

A UNIVERSITY student from Emsworth has won an award for her interior design work.


Businesses offer jobs at various events

SIXTEEN employers will be offering jobs at a recruitment fair.

Building work will soon start on another student hall of residence in Portsmouth city centre

Plans for 23-storey student housing block approved by council

PLANS for towering halls of residence in the heart of Portsmouth have been unanimously approved.

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Youngsters invited to free nautical-themed event

YOUNGSTERS are being invited to take part in a free, interactive nautical-themed day of activities.


Locks Heath pupils take part in massive recital of Benjamin Britten opera

PUPILS took part in a recital of a Benjamin Britten opera.

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Portsmouth children ditching breakfast for YouTube

SCORES of children in Portsmouth are bunking breakfast – to spend more time on YouTube and social networks.

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Music festival returns for its 71st successful annual event

SCORES of people shared their love of performing arts and music at the 71st annual Fareham Music Festival.


Wildlife star Steve brings adventure to schoolchildren

TV ADVENTURER Steve Backshall made a surprise visit to a school after pupils won a national competition.

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Isambard Brunel Junior School pupils hand out 'parking fines' to help improve road safety around their school

Rule-breakers watch out - these pupils are road safety champs

Donning hi-vis jackets and issuing ‘parking tickets’ to cars breaking the rules are all part of a school-day’s work for these pupils.

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5am picture shows joyous students after all-night Portsmouth University graduation party

5am picture shows joyous students after all-night Portsmouth University graduation party

It’s a picture that records the end of a marathon celebration..

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Gown Dresser Emma Eggleton (24) ensures that Linvoy Primus is immaculate in his gown 

Picture by:  Malcolm Wells (160715-6760)

Proud Pompey star honoured to pick up top university award

‘One of the best moments of my life’.

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Pupils Ollie Jenner and Daisy De-Saint-Bissix-Croix with Linvoy Primus

Picture: Sarah Standing (160934-5976)

Stubbington pupils learn about heroes with visit from Linvoy Primus

WHEN children think of the word hero, it most likely conjures up the image of someone with super powers.

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