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Pupils raise hundreds of pounds with rural ramble

AN ENTIRE school took part in a countryside ramble to raise money for Children in Need.


WATCH: CCTV captures armed robber raid Co-op

AN ARMED robber has been jailed for eight years after a judge told him his excuses were ‘almost laughable’.

The Royal Mail building and Post Office in Slindon Street Portsmouth   Picture: Malcolm Wells

Portsmouth Labour boss hits out over Royal Mail delivery changes

THE leader of Portsmouth’s Labour group says the needs of residents have once again ‘taken second place’ following the closure of two Royal Mail delivery offices.

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Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits are leaving their windows and doors unlocked, leaving keys in the garden and relying on their dog to keep their home safe, a study has found.

VIDEO - Check out the world’s first airbag for cyclists

VIDEO - Check out the world’s first airbag for cyclists

A Swedish firm has designed the world’s first airbag for cyclists.

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More accidents since four-lane stretch opened on M27

The number of collisions causing injuries along a much-criticised stretch of the M27 has increased on average since it was expanded from three to four lanes, The News can reveal.

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Cllr Donna Jones. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Portsmouth council leader welcomes Solent devolution plan progressing

THE leader of Portsmouth City Council has welcomed devolution plans progressing.

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The Yomper statue outside the Royal Marines Museum in Eastney.

Campaign underway to find remaining £2.5m so Portsmouth marines museum can move home

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to raise the final £2.5m needed to realise the Royal Marines Museum’s dream of moving home.

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Mix of experience and skills for police panel

FIVE new members have been welcomed on to the Hampshire Police and Crime Panel.

George Ide solicitors present their cheque for �7,500 to Headway West Sussex

Solicitors cycle for head injury charity

CYCLISTS have presented a head injury charity with a cheque for thousands of pounds following a gruelling 90-mile bike ride.

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From left, Sandy O'Neill, Portsmouth Lord Mayor David Fuller, Lauren Clarke, Victoria Greenshields, Cllr Luke Stubbs, council leader Donna Jones, Cllr Linda Symes and Cllr Neill Young at the lotto's launch

Charities to cash in to tune of £50,000 thanks to Portsmouth Lottery

GOOD causes are set to cash in to the tune of thousands on the back of the first draw of the Portsmouth Lottery.

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Dickens’ work features on new interactive app

YOUNGSTERS will now be able to read the literary tales of the city’s most acclaimed author thanks to a new mobile app.


Sussex schoolchildren finish new safety course with firefighters

NINE schoolchildren are celebrating becoming fire safety role models after graduating from a firefighting course.


In the Courts – latest update

n Michael Young, 62, of Harold Road, Southsea, admitted driving while disqualified in Station Street, Portsmouth, on May 4.


Crash driver banned from the roads

A DRIVER has been spared prison after driving off from a crash.


Gosport Falklands veteran was left exhausted by Great South Run epic

A FALKLANDS veteran was left exhausted after finishing the Great South Run – wearing a huge bear outfit and carrying a 23.5kg back pack.

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Bird in a biplane hits back at ‘false claims’

A BRITISH aviator who flew from South Africa to the UK has dismissed claims that she lied about being the sole pilot on the 8,000-mile expedition.

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Housing benefit cap support scheme starts

A SUPPORT scheme offering advice to people affected by the new housing benefit cap has been launched.

Steven Cross of Park Community School

Prestigious accolade served to Havant school chef

A CHEF who transformed a school’s lunches has been recognised for his achievements.

Neighbourhood policing teams in Fareham and Gosport are due to move bases

Neighbourhood police teams move into new headquarters receives plaudits from Fareham and Gosport bosses

CIVIC bosses have welcomed the news that police neighbourhood teams are moving into council offices in the coming months.

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