IKEA faulty stairgate alert - but Malm drawers won’t be recalled despite deaths of children

One of IKEA’s most popular cabinets will not be recalled in the UK and Ireland despite being involved in the deaths of three toddlers in the USA.


Gosport design student has project shown at London exhibition

A UNIVERSITY student from Gosport has seen her final-year project go on display at an exhibition.


Event in Fareham hopes to raise awareness of eye condition

VOLUNTEERS are encouraging people to look after their eyes for Macular Awareness Week.

Portsmouth City Council's director of public health Janet Maxwell

Picture: Allan Hutchings (133461-017c)

Reassurances made on Portsmouth and Southampton sharing public health director

CITY leaders have pledged health services in Portsmouth will not be affected after it was announced the director of public health role will be shared with Southampton.

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Brain tumour patient Richard Preston with his wife Wendy

University makes key breakthrough for brain tumour treatment

A potentially ground-breaking scientific breakthrough with far-reaching consequences for future treatments of brain tumours has been revealed by a team from the University of Portsmouth.

Septicemia left Mike McCall with brain injuries

‘They were going to pull the plug - and then I woke up’

Working as a football coach and referee in America, Mike McCall was living the dream.

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Slideshow: Pictures show filth in Good Fortune restaurant

Slideshow: Pictures show filth in Good Fortune restaurant

Our slideshow contains pictures used in the health prosecution involving the Good Fortune restaurant in Portsmouth.


Portsmouth and Southampton to share public health director

TWO councils will appoint a joint director of public health to work across both cities.

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Lindsey Gates is stranded in the US

Plea to Portsmouth to help terminally-ill mum fly home to be with her family before she dies

‘WE’RE begging you, don’t let our Lindsey die alone in America – help us bring her home’.

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Pollution from cars has the biggest effect on air quality

Revealed: Portsmouth’s 10 worst-polluted roads

Portsmouth’s ten most polluted roads have been revealed in a report to the city council.

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Children who were breastfed ‘less likely to misbehave’

Children who were breastfed ‘less likely to misbehave’

Babies who are breastfed until six months of age are less likely to suffer behavioural problems when they grow up, according to new research.


New cash pot to help health services

A COMMUNITY scheme aiming to make it easier for people to share their experiences about mental health services is being launched.

The fundraising walk from Clarence Pier to Cosham, which raised money for The Elizabeth Foundation.  Antony Davies, centre, leads the group 
Picture Ian Hargreaves (160843-1)

Funny walk will boost deaf children’s service

CARING dad Antony Davies wanted to give back to an ‘incredible’ service that has helped his little girl’s life.

The future of vascular surgery in Portsmouth has still not been agreed

People at Portsmouth and Gosport vascular consultations raise concerns on distance

PEOPLE have said they are not prepared to travel for more than an hour for major vascular surgery.

Figures have shown how easy it is to get a GP appointment Picture posed by models

One-third of people in Fareham, Gosport and Portsmouth have to wait more than a week to see a GP

THOUSANDS of people are facing long delays when they try to get an appointment with their GP.

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Laurence Fowler-Stevens  

Picture: Malcolm Wells (160620-8871)

Laurence twists and shouts now he’s got his voice back again after cancer scare

WHEN Laurence Fowler-Stevens lost his voice while being treated for cancer, he was bereft.

The Diabetes UK Team encouraging the general public to exercise and eat healthily - Christine Edwards, Chloe Miles, Maria Hull, Charlie Mason and Chelsea Campbell

Picture: Habibur Rahman (160911-4)

Diabetes bus comes to town...

DOZENS of people queued up to find out their risk of getting diabetes.

Gerald Williams is learning to play the organ to raise money for charity. Organ teacher Paul Taylor checks all is well
Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (160720-2)

Veteran appeals for help to arrange fundraising concert in Portsmouth

IT’S never too late to learn something new.

Richard Hobden, who volunteers for Serv Picture: Matt Gore

In his spare time... he’s a real lifesaver

A GOSPORT man is helping to save lives in three counties by delivering urgent medical consignments in his spare time.

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Craig Revel Horwood at the Love Your Bones event in Portsmouth

Picture: Medical Photography and Illustration, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig attends Portsmouth bone conference

STRICTLY Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood was the guest of honour at the Love Your Bones conference for its 10th anniversary.

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