I have big plans for my shipping future

Columnist Declan Rogers is a deck officer cadet at Warsash Maritime Academy. Here he reflects on being awarded the Nautilus International 2016 Bevis Minter Award

Author David Gary with deputy mayor of Gosrpot, Linda Batty. 

His new book tells the story of the Gosport Ferry  from the point of view of the passengers

There is always a sense of calm on the jetty

Columnist David Gary is the author of a new book about the Gosport Ferry – Going Over The Water. Here he reflects on his passion for the ferry.

Salisbury Cathedral

Taking a trip for some ‘guilt-free spending’

Isn’t it amazing how little we know about what’s on our doorstep?


Wear it Pink sends out the right message to women

Few of you will have failed to notice our pinker-than-usual front page.

A 39-year-old Austrian Moser

Old wines can be full of surprises

Last weekend I was tidying my cellar – yes I’m lucky enough to have one!


Solving faults will have Pompey reaching for stars

Pompey left Home Park with the plaudits on Saturday.

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Rick will be lining up on Sunday for the Great South Run

There’ll be no PB this time, but I’ll love the atmosphere

This weekend will see me doing my sixth Great South Run. Every year I have got slower and I expect this time to be no different!

Opinion 1

Changes to emergency services need monitoring

Changes to public services always prove a field day for those who love jargon and words that disguise, rather than convey meaning.

Zella's son's friends are losing their L plates

Sunday hair that makes me look just like an octopus

Have you noticed how, in that odd few years before mid-teens, children stop greeting any other child they know?


Inspirational tales shine a light on our armed forces

We often read stories of our armed forces heroes.

Alex Lewis recently triumphed in the face of adversity after losing four limbs in 2013. Picture: The Alex Lewis Trust.

TAMARA SIDDIQUI: With challenges and adversities come opportunities

The obstacles we face in life can make or break us and there’s no doubt they shape who we are as people.

Sue Jame from Global Justice Now is supporting One World Week

Meet people from different communities

Columnist Sue James is the chairman of Global Justice Now. Here she talks about the upcoming One World Week and how you can get involved.

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The clown from Stephen King's It

Stalking kids and chasing women is just not funny

After recent events, I’m guessing there’s now a queue outside Cosham Job Centre of people with red noses, colourful clothes and massive shoes.

Cant we start being cruel to other similar veg for a change?

STEVE POWER: Why are we so cruel to pumpkins?

Catch Steve Power At Breakfast, Monday to Friday 05.30-09.00 on Wave 105

Boris Johnson

We need to start learning some lessons from the past

It might sound like an odd thing to say, but there seems to be so much news around at the minute that if you blink you’ll miss something important.


Local traders are lifeblood of areas and need support

It stands to reason when you think about it. Get people out of their cars and walking and there’s a better chance of them starting to use local shops.

Christian Burgess heads the decisive goal at Leyton Orient from my left-wing corner. Picture: Joe Pepler

Carl Baker: From the Dressing Room

Carl Baker gives us an exclusive insight into life at Pompey in his new column in the Sports Mail...

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GIBSON ON GRAPES: Warming reds for contemplation

GIBSON ON GRAPES: Warming reds for contemplation

Alistair Gibson is proprietor of Hermitage Cellars, Emsworth. Here he looks at some warming winter reds.

Food and Drink
Creme brulee with blackberries and blueberries

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Beaten black and blue – a berry fine creme brûlée

We finished the Emsworth British Food Fortnight with an English garden party serving traditional treats such as ham hock terrine with piccalilli and cod with parsley sauce.

Food and Drink
Presidential hopeful Donald Trump

It just goes to show you should be careful what you say

The recent spate of tales in the press about Donald Trump and his misogynistic comments about women have clearly been dug with a hefty political spade from the mires of time

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