I have big plans for my shipping future

Columnist Declan Rogers is a deck officer cadet at Warsash Maritime Academy. Here he reflects on being awarded the Nautilus International 2016 Bevis Minter Award


Gosport primary school gets funding from Breeze FM

A PRIMARY school has received a £250 grant from a local radio station to help fund gardening equipment.

Half term can be costly

Parents stressed out by half-term as extra costs hit £323

A fifth of parents have admitted that they find the half-term break stressful, with the additional costs the holiday brings being the source of much of the worry.


Portsmouth university student sees research nominated for award

A RESEARCH project has been short-listed for an award.

Keiran Mundy being presented with his cheque by Rotary president Simon Mason

Inspirational young people given top Rotary awards

THREE young people have been recognised for their outstanding achievements.

From left, John Wheal, Casper Nielson, Harry Phelan, Calvin Macleod and Ming Wu

Three university students in final of award

THREE students at the University of Portsmouth are in the final of a competition to find the best young entrepreneurial talent.


First harvest from Fratton school’s community garden goes down a treat

TASTY tomatoes and delicious apples were top of the menu at a community garden’s open day.

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Mayfield School headteacher David Jeapes

Portsmouth school Mayfield on the up after Ofsted ranks it good in all areas

A PORTSMOUTH school has come on leaps and bounds after jumping up the Ofsted rankings.


No current plans to protest low school fund

HAMPSHIRE’s executive member for education says that he is ‘not currently aware’ of any plans for headteachers to write to the Prime Minister about low funding for schools.

Soldiers in the First World War

Project aims to keep Portsmouth’s First World War legacy alive in schoolchildren

PLANS are in the pipeline to tell the inspiring tales of Portsmouth’s First World War heroes to a new generation.


Portsmouth charity celebrates anniversary with service

A CITY charity marked the start of a year of celebrations to commemorate its 30th anniversary with a service at St John’s Cathedral.

Staff and students at St Vincent College in Gosport, including principal Matt Atkinson, centre, celebrate their 'good' rating from Ofsted in March

Gosport sixth form on its ways to becoming academy

A SIXTH-FORM college is making headway to becoming one of the country’s first multi-academy trusts by the start of the next academic year.


Half-term fun for kids

AWARD-WINNING children’s entertainer Silly Scott will be bringing comedy, mayhem, and a little bit of hocus pocus to Port Solent.

Chris Packham with young wildlife enthusiasts

The children raced to record bird species

Lianne de Mello is from Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. Here she talks about a fun day bird spotting with naturalist Chris Packham


City school celebrates progress in GCSE tables

Portsmouth Academy is celebrating outstanding results in new GCSE tables which highlight the progress students make while at secondary school.

Gosport pupils mark battle anniversary with special walk

Gosport pupils mark battle anniversary with special walk

YESTERDAY marked the 950th anniversary of the Battle Of Hastings and Gomer Junior School, in Gosport, took part in a day themed around this infamous date in history.

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Most Wanted dance group will be performing at Kings Church, Southsea, tomorrow.

Dancing for tragic Tanzanian orphans

Carly-Ann Purcell lives in Southsea and has been teaching dance for 14 years. She runs Most Wanted Street Dance School and Neptune Dance Fitness.

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Scout leader Richard Coghlan in the Swiss Alps

Travelling the world as a Scout leader

Rebecca Traynor runs Traditional Fish and Chips, in Fareham and meets all sorts of interesting people. Here she praises a fellow businessman and Scout leader.


Children can meet emergency services

YOUNGSTERS will get the chance to meet brave emergency services staff at a 999 day.

Scout leader Richard Coghlan in the Swiss Alps

Fareham College welcomes exchange trip

A GROUP of French apprentices made the trip to Fareham to see how their English engineering counterparts work.

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