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GIBSON ON GRAPES: Rieslings to be cheerful, part II

Last week in this column I wrote about the great Riesling revival, which I’m currently waving the flag for, with some Rieslings from Australia and New Zealand.

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Better to pay £1 than end up with tips closing down

Doubtless there will be those who think talk of charging people to use their local tip is, if you excuse the pun, a load of old rubbish.

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Follow the Wavemakers’ example and enjoy it all

Portsmouth’s relationship with the America’s Cup has so far not been entirely, if we may say so, plain sailing.

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There’s nothing wrong with kissing children on the lips

There’s nothing wrong with kissing children on the lips

Who reading this kisses their children on the lips?

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Ruby Elmes, aged 4, enjoys an ice cream on Southsea beach

Maternal innocence is torn apart by strangers’ ill will

Victoria Beckham recently posted an image on Instagram celebrating her daughter Harper’s fifth birthday.

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Dancers at the previous Three Churches Fete

Hayling churches welcome community to lots of fun events

HAYLING Island is a great place to be.

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Members of the Sisters of Bethany community in Southsea with some of their friends and supporters

Southsea nuns to celebrates 150 years of their community in Southsea – with the Archbishop of Canterbury

I WONDER what you think when you see a nun walking around Southsea?

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Olly Murs

Sunshine’s got me thinking it’s time that I went topless

As the temperature rises and the sun shines brightly, I wish I’d bought a convertible car.

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Don’t end up with your name on a headstone

There is a good reason why it is called tombstoning. Have a go and there is a fair chance you’ll end up with your name on one.

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Go along and share in an awe-inspiring experience

After a painstaking conservation process, at last there is an unobstructed view of the grand old lady.

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Karen Knight and daughter Hannah, 11

If you are in glass houses, be very careful with stones

Did you see the story in The News about the mother in a row with a Fareham school over her daughter using an eyebrow pencil?

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The Spice Girls

WARREN HAYDEN: I want my two girls to feel empowered

Being a father of two young daughters has made me think about and look at female empowerment and equal opportunities for women in the world we live in.

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BIRTHDAY: Dorothy Chamberlain

BIRTHDAY: Dorothy Chamberlain

Dorothy ‘Babs’ Chamberlain celebrated her 100th birthday last month, with her three daughters and friends from St George’s Church, in Waterlooville.

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OFF THE FENCE:

We have a new prime minister, a new cabinet and a revitalised sense of purpose.

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Officers need the resources to do their jobs properly

The extent of police cutbacks has been laid rather bare following a candid tweet from Fareham police.

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Joanna Lumley in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

If I’d stayed at home, then I’d still have white jeans

On a rather drizzly Sunday and not feeling in the best of moods, I went off to work and left my bathroom window ajar.

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Sam Poole: We should all help children learn to read

Sam Poole: We should all help children learn to read

Twenty-year-old SAM POOLE is a trainee digital journalist who lives at North End, Portsmouth. Follow him on Twitter @shjpoole

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One man living abroad has turned his front room into a swimming pool! 

STEVE POWER: The ‘it’s too hot’ moans have started

This week we witnessed a miracle. The sun has decided to gift us with its presence, but with it brings the moaning.

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Lewis Hamilton

Tent dweller made me think about homelessness issue

I know we’re supposed to still be in summer (fat chance of any sun though), but I’ve been thinking recently of the last time I was in Bristol.

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HMS Repulse, an apology

I made a classic error last week, for which I can only apologise.

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