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Two Portsmouth men cautioned after police seize cannabis advertised online

CANNABIS was seized by police after a man growing it in a tent in his garden posted a photo on social media.

Crime

Solent Waspi campaigners attend Fareham fair

CAMPAIGNERS wanting to raise awareness on changes to state pensions attended a fair.

Politics
THIS WEEK IN 1993: Royal Navy brings in drugs booty

THIS WEEK IN 1993: Royal Navy brings in drugs booty

A drug-busting warship arrived in Portsmouth with a £7m cargo of seized cannabis on board and a seized ship under escort.

Heritage

Dig deep and help to spread some comfort this Christmas

Christmas is a time for family, a time for giving, and a time for friends.

News
Clipper Round the World Race crew member Simon Speirs who has died after being swept overboard during the round-the-world yacht race

Portsmouth legend Knox-Johnston leads tributes to sailor killed during Clipper race

A British sailor who died after being swept overboard was a popular and sensible man, said Clipper Round The World Yacht Race co-founder Portsmouth’s Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

News
A Royal Navy shot of a helicopter winching exercise

Navy aircrewman hits milestone on city ship

A ROYAL Navy aircrewman has reached a significant milestone in his aviation career on a Portsmouth warship after clocking up 1,000 flying hours.

Defence
Portsmouth MP flies out to storm-hit islands on first trip as development secretary

Portsmouth MP flies out to storm-hit islands on first trip as development secretary

SURVIVORS of a devastating hurricane that ravaged the Caribbean have met an MP from Portsmouth.

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Public access to fort is top of the agenda at meeting

TRANSPARENCY and communication.

Politics
Fears raised over lack of GP surgery 
at homes site

Fears raised over lack of GP surgery at homes site

CONCERNS have been raised about a lack of healthcare provision in a 3,500-home development.

Health
City navy ship joins efforts to find missing Argentine sub

City navy ship joins efforts to find missing Argentine sub

HMS Protector has joined international efforts to find and rescue an Argentine submarine reported missing in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Defence
The scales of justice

Here’s the latest on who’s been in court

n Alan Anderson, 50, of no fixed address, admitted being drunk and disorderly on September 16 in Havant.

Crime
Woman sprayed with unknown substance during burglary

Woman sprayed with unknown substance during burglary

A WOMAN was sprayed with an ‘unknown substance’ by a gang of raiders who targeted her Havant home.

Crime
THIS WEEK IN 1993: Portsmouth teenager killed in knife fight

THIS WEEK IN 1993: Portsmouth teenager killed in knife fight

A murder inquiry was under way at Fareham after a boy was fatally stabbed in a fight outside a shop.

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Copperfields Hair Studio, on Hayling Avenue in Baffins. Picture: Google Street View PPP-171118-153719001

Hair salon in Baffins damaged by thieves

THIEVES stole a till and damaged the front door of a hair salon in Baffins.

Crime
Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson. Pictute: LPhot Ioan Roberts

Defence secretary refuses Treasury demands for military cuts

DEFENCE Secretary Gavin Williamson has reportedly refused to accept a new round of defence cuts which would have seen 1,000 Royal Marines lose their jobs.

Defence
Unite the trade union holding a universal credit protest on the doorstep of Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt's constituency office on November 10. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Universal Credit claimants set to lose out over Christmas

People who claim Universal Credit will not get the benefit over the festive period, it has been reported.

Politics
HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier leaves Portsmouth Naval Base for the first time on October 30. 

Picture: Malcolm Wells

HMS Queen Elizabeth due into Portsmouth next week

THE aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is due to return to Portsmouth.

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Donna Jones and Roy Perry Pictures: The News

Emails expose ‘fractious relationship’ between council leaders over Solent devolution

SOME saw it as the golden ticket to a £900m windfall for the area – but some said it would break up the county of Hampshire.

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A seized container with a modified star and crescent logo after cannabis was advertised for sale online in Portsmouth. Picture: @PompeyPolice

Police seize cannabis in Portsmouth after it was 'advertised on social media'

Police have seized cannabis after saying it was advertised for sale in Portsmouth online.

Crime
Jack Martin with Roger, who helped find the Tom Parker milk float PPP-171118-110254001

Stolen historic milk float found undamaged

A FAMILY’S stolen milk float has been found after a social media appeal.

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