Teens put on fun day as part of NCS project

TEENAGERS are due to hold a summer fun day to raise cash for charity.

From left, Rod Edwards, Dave Goodall, Fiona Haynes, Professor Paul Hayes, The Lady Mayoress of Portsmouth Leza Tremorin, The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth David Fuller, Penny Mordaunt MP, Cllr Neill Young, Ciaran O'Dowda, Cpt Andy Cree and Bob Curtis.

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Building work starts on UTC Portsmouth site

THE building work on an engineering and manufacturing college has got under way with a ground-cutting ceremony.

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Women are the focus at free festival in Gosport

WOMEN will be celebrated at a free day of fun.


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.


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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