The Big Match raises £250k in memory of dad

WHEN Elizabeth Humphries’ husband died five years ago from a brain tumour her family was left devastated.

Two-year-old Alfie Wake was left bloodied and traumatised following the dog attack in Paulsgrove. PPP-170418-121254001

THIS WEEK IN 1994: Trip to shops turns into vicious dog attack

The parents of a Paulsgrove toddler who was savaged by an Alsatian spoke of their horror after seeing the youngster’s torn and bloodied face.


Campaign calls for parents in Portsmouth to ensure children are vaccinated

PARENTS are being called upon to make sure their children have their vaccinations as part of a new campaign.


Research by Portsmouth university shows girls want to know about breast cancer

MORE than 70 per cent of schoolgirls want to know more about breast cancer, according to new research.

Staff from John Lewis in Southsea hand over a cheque to the physiotherapists at Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham

Donation boosts total for equipment to help patients

PHYSIOTHERAPISTS are one step closer to buying a piece of equipment to help their patients thanks to a donation from a department store.

Double amputee Dave Williamson. Picture:  Malcolm Wells

Double amputee sends youngster message of hope for future

HE HAS raised thousands of pounds for charity helping a number of children in the area.


Rowans Hospice to hold recruitment open day

PEOPLE who are interested in becoming a volunteer for a hospice can get more details at an event.


Celebrate World Laughter Day at castle

CELEBRATE smiles at World Laughter Day next month.


Event to offer tips on life after school for disabled youngsters

YOUNG people with learning disabilities are being invited to a new event showcasing the options open to them when they leave school.


Fareham man wins air ambulance lottery draw

A MAN in Fareham won the top prize in this week’s Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance lottery draw.


WATCH: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry promote their Heads Together mental health campaign

A new film featuring The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry has been released today as part of their ongoing Heads Together mental health campaign.

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Cycling to work reduces the risk of cancer, says a report

Cycling to work 'could halve cancer risk'

Cycling to work almost halves the risk of cancer and heart disease, according to new research.

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Charity calls for people in Portsmouth area to wear red and raise money

PEOPLE are being encouraged to wear red and support the British Heart Foundation.

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Kerry in her running kit in preparation for the marathon and, below, with daughter Megan

Mum runs for hospital which saved her daughter

A MOTHER whose daughter spent the first six months of her life in Great Ormond Street Hospital is set to take on the London Marathon.

Leanne Hughes is taking part in a body-building competition Picture: Malcolm Wells

‘Bodybuilding was a challenge... it meant cutting out the treats’

SHE has transformed her life by avoiding cakes and biscuits and is now preparing to take centre stage – wearing just a bikini.

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The planned exterior of the new institute building. Picture: Stella Maris Foundation

Portsmouth architect wins competition to design research hospital in Pisa

A PORTSMOUTH architect has won an international competition to design a new research hospital treating children with autism in Italy.

Waitrose and Asda held a cake sale to raise cash for QA Hospital

Supermarkets support cake sale for QA Hospital

TWO supermarkets joined forces to raise cash for Queen Alexandra Hospital.

FOOTBALL FUN Some of the participants of last years cup contest

Heading for Victory at Portsmouth football tournament

FOOTBALLERS are being urged to register for a tournament with a difference.

Children meet the Easter bunny that arrived by helicopter

Children treated to helicopter surprise at Naomi House

CHILDREN being cared for at a hospice were given a surprise visit by a helicopter carrying an Easter bunny.


Stroke survivor signs up for Southsea walk

MUM Lesley Eves will be taking part in a walk for a charity which supported her when she had a stroke.

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