VERITY LUSH: I can’t get my head around the general fakeness today

It is when I catch a glimpse of the Saturday night TV show Take Me Out that I fully realise just how behind the times I really am.

Kim Kardashian

CHERYL GIBBS: Forget 10-man production crews - film it on a phone

I’ve been working in television for about 10 years now and, as many of you know, I worked in radio before that.

Bruno Mars

RICK JACKSON: We got back at 3am, but I’m so glad we saw Bruno

As he embarks on the UK leg of his world tour, Bruno Mars must be the best all-round singer and entertainer right now.

Opinion 1

THE NEWS COMMENT: Police should act on headcam evidence of poor driving

Doubtless there will be those who think the police are justified in not prosecuting drivers who cut up cyclists or overtake them too closely.

Opinion 1

COMMENT: Not allowing appeals from the elderly is unfair

We all understand that parking restrictions and the companies that enforce them are part and parcel of the modern world.

Opinion 2
Wildflowers are in danger

ZELLA COMPTON: I’ve been left short, thanks to a ‘glitch’ in the system

Imagine my surprise to find a hotel had helped itself to more than £200 from my bank account this week.

Pompey's promotion pitch invasion

CLIVE SMITH: I need to do some work on my hurdling technique

‘Woke up this morning feeling fine, I’ve got promotion on my mind’.


TAMARA SIDDIQUI: Leave Ferne alone over acid attack in club

Life can be tough for those in the public eye.

Opinion 1

No hospital should be on high alert 134 days a year

The raw statistics make for bleak reading.

Opinion 1
Kieran Howard

KIERAN HOWARD: My Thomas The Tank Engine knowledge is not what it was

So it turns out my Thomas The Tank Engine knowledge isn’t quite what it was. But, in my defence, I am now 33.

Internet trolls can be very cruel

Snide remarks are just like playground name-calling

The internet is a wonderful thing and social media can be great.

HM Coastguards Julie-Ann Wood

It’s a huge responsibility, I’m honoured

IN HER new role, Julie-Ann Wood will be in charge of the National Maritime Operations Centre, in Fareham, and the 10 Coastguard Operations Centres that co-ordinate search and rescue around the UK coast.

Portsmouth 1
The Great South Run

VERITY LUSH: I’m glad that social media didn’t exist in my youth

I am continually grateful that social media didn’t exist when I was growing up.

Opinion 1
Children at the Family Church Easter egg hunt

The sun is shining, the birds are singing


CHERYL GIBBS: Crossing the Solent for an enchanting weekend away

It was my hubby Matt’s birthday on Monday and, as a treat for him reaching the ripe old age of 37, we went over to the Isle of Wight and stayed at the Enchanted Manor.

Jesus, played by James Burke-Dunsmore, is ressurected from the dead in the Havant Passion Play

Jesus rising again was the best news ever

LAST Sunday morning, I got up at 5am.

Christian Burgess celebrates with fans

RICK JACKSON: It won’t be long before we are firmly back on the map

Administration, relegation and now celebration. This is what it’s like to be a Pompey supporter.

Zella spent six hours in Primark

ZELLA COMPTON: Happy to be bag carrier on a shopping trip to Primark

I spent an excellent day shopping for costumes in Southampton last week.


Election win would give an unequivocal mandate

Be honest, how many of us saw that coming?

Malcolm Dent joined Surfers Against Sewage

A very busy year for The Gosportarians

FOLLOWING our successful launch of the Music Madness Festival last year which raised £2,000 for the Mayor of Gosport’s charities, The Gosportarians and their volunteers have gone from strength to strength.

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