Warning after kayaker says seal tried to bite his boat in harbour

THESE seals may look cute and cuddly but the public are being reminded to take extra care around these wild mammals in the water.


Public governor of Southern Health steps down

A GOVERNOR of a beleaguered health trust has resigned following what he calls the ‘farcical’ way the trust dealt with a damning report.

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Amy Callaway and her fiance George Bridle

‘Postcode lottery’ leaves couple unable to have IVF treatment in this region

A COUPLE have spoken of their heartache after being told they can no longer get fertility treatment for free.

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Greywell care home in Fareham

Fareham luxury care home still in special measures despite ‘improvements’

A luxury £7m private care home still remains in special measures despite inspectors finding improvements have been made.

Aerobics instructor Joy Page leads a session during the dance-a-thon

QA staff dance the day away to raise cash for machine

THEY put on their dancing shoes and spent 12 hours grooving to the music.

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Havant MP Alan Mak with staff from the surgery

Progress made on new doctors’ surgery in Emsworth

Havant MP Alan Mak has described his recent meeting to push for a new Emsworth surgery as ‘very positive’ but agreed more work is needed.

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Community organisations awarded £290,000 grants to support vulnerable people

Community organisations have been awarded £290,900 to help vulnerable people stay independent for longer.

Katrina Percy, chief executive of Southern Health NHS Trust

Health trust ‘must learn from the past’

A MOTHER broke down in tears when she told how she has been waiting four years for an apology from Southern Health NHS Trust over the death of her son.

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QA maternity team completing Great South Run to raise money

MIDWIVES will be taking part in the Great South Run to raise cash for the refurbishment of a room used for bereavement.

Dr Paul Howden

Cancer care in Portsmouth area is rated by patients as ‘very good’

CANCER patients have rated their care in the Portsmouth area as very good.

Nikki Legg and children Jameson and Alice, with midwife Ann Going

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A mum has praised a quick-thinking

Jess Ritchie with her dog Tessa (SWNS)

Animal lover films herself in sweltering car to show how dogs suffer

An animal lover has filmed a video of herself suffering the same shocking effects as dogs which are left in cars on hot days in a hard-hitting warning to pet owners.

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Curry ‘could help battle cancer’

Curry ‘could help battle cancer’

Eating curries could help battle colon cancer, according to new research.

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Michael Thompson, a locum consultant at Queen Alexandra Hospital, has celebrated 50 years of working for the NHS Picture: Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Half a century of hard work is marked by doctor

HE HAS dedicated 50 years to the NHS and taken part in many research projects and lectures.

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Charlotte Grace, 22, from Fareham, suffered a stroke and is thanking the team of doctors and nurses at QA Hospital for their care

‘Strokes can hit young people – just like me’

STAFF at QA hospital have been thanked for lifting the spirits of Charlotte Grace after she suffered a stroke – aged just 22.

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Kimberly Barrett, Shelagh Simmons and Kevin Doyle from Keep Milton Green

Save our trees, plead hospital protestors

A PROTEST against plans to cut down trees outside a local hospital has been hailed a success.

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Campaigners keep up pressure ahead of Southern Health meeting

CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to keep up pressure on a beleaguered health trust.


MP supports project to reduce risk of cancer

GOSPORT MP Caroline Dinenage has backed a campaign to reduce people’s risk of getting cancer.


Charity quiz at Widley pub raises more than £700 for guide dogs

A charity pub quiz held at the Hampshire Rose in Widley raised more than £700 for guide dogs.


Skinheads pull out all the stops to help Portsmouth mum with terminal cancer

THEY haven’t got much hair – but what they do have is a lot of heart.

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