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Wildlife in the winter

PORTSMOUTH Watersports Centre and the RSPB are holding their annual Winter Wildlife Day.

Lake helpers called upon

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help spruce up a conservation area.

Debate about green issues

ENVIRONMENTALIST Terena Plowright will give a talk to villagers.

South Downs oil production could start soon

OIL production could soon begin on the South Downs.


Invitation to nature walk

WILDLIFE lovers can take part in a walk and spot an array of birds, insects, reptiles and flora.

Marine life group’s bid to attract members

NEW members with a passion for marine life are being invited to join a society.

David Cameron enjoys a joke with the workers in the factory at Rolls Royce.Picture by Kate Shemilt.C150032-1

Rolls-Royce reveals plans for luxury 4x4 video

LUXURY car firm Rolls-Royce has announced it is to launch a 4x4 vehicle.

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Farming and food backed by scheme

FOOD businesses should grow and more jobs will be created as a stretch of Hampshire and West Sussex becomes a Food Enterprise Zone.

A view of fields of straw bales at Long Furlong near Worthing taken an hour before dusk by Andy Walker, the winner of the South Downs National Park Authoritys Hidden Gems photo competition 2014/15

Competition-winning photo of straw bales

THIS stunning image of straw bales in evening light won a competition.

Pupils from Corpus Christie Catholic Primary School visited Portsmouths Continental Ferry Port to see a selection of life size models of sharks and whales. (left to right), Freya Latham (eight), Elsie Elley (seven), and Milli Gebremarium (eigfht).
Picture: Ian Hargreaves (150230-1) PPP-151102-163738003

Children have a whale of a time at Portsmouth International Port video

THEY may be only inflatable models, but youngsters were nevertheless amazed by these creatures of the deep.

A starry smooth hound at Blue Reef

Feed the hungry sharks in Portsmouth

VISITORS will get the chance to help feed sharks during half-term.

Fairtrade group host stall to mark fortnight

PEOPLE are being urged to show their support for fairtrade products during Fairtrade Fortnight.

A starry smooth hound at Blue Reef

Tons of wet wipes block sewers

MORE than 6,000 tons of wet wipes and items have blocked a sewer network.


Apprentice information

YOUNG people interested in starting an apprenticeship are invited to try some out first-hand.

Work to improve Meon Valley Trail progressing well

WORK to improve a country trail used by walkers, cyclists and horse-riders is on track to finish this summer.

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From left, Daniel Donovan, Richard Pelley and Chris Page. Pictures: Ian Hargreaves (150153-3)

They are the real Stars of Staunton

Elise Brewerton talks to a group of volunteers who make sure a much-loved country park is ship-shape for hundreds of visitors – come rain, wind or snow.

Tree saved by councillors

NEIGHBOURS are delighted that an oak tree will not be cut down after councillors agreed to protect it.

George Hollingbery

Experts ‘doing all they can’ to contain Hampshire bird flu outbreak

A LOW severity case of avian flu has been confirmed in chickens at a farm.


It looks grim at the moment, but Walpole Park lake will be restored to its former glory in a few weeks' time

Bikes and knives found as Gosport lake is drained

BIKES and knives are some of the items that have been found in a drained-out lake as the council carries out cleaning work.


Extra protection for countryside amid masterplan

SWATHES of countryside are to be protected from development.


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