More than 150 acts added to Victorious bill

Victorious Festival has added more than 150 local and up-and-coming acts to its line-up.

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Sabrina Marshall

Gosport student’s anger as partner denied travel visa to Spain

A WOMAN has spoken of her disgust after her Nigerian boyfriend was denied a visa to travel to Spain.

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2016 Retail and Leisure Awards winner Samantha Worsey, creator of Southsea Bathing Hut

Award-winning business urges others to compete for Retail & Leisure Awards

Thanks to The News, one business owner from Southsea is able to say her company is an award-winning one – something which she says has helped with her growing success.

Lucy Peers

Bright young Waterlooville swimmer awarded council funding for future success

A TALENTED young athlete has been awarded funding to help her on her way to future Olympic glory.


Fixing ‘out-of-date’ ground is a top priority for fans

IMPROVING the stadium at Fratton Park is top of the wish list for Pompey fans.

Eleanor Squires, seven, and Jack Mason, six, with the ducklings   Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (170618-1)

Beloved ducklings say farewell to Fareham school

FROM the moment these ducklings opened their eyes for the first time, blinking into the sun, schoolchildren were absolutely smitten with them.


‘Adrenaline junkie’ joins Alan Priddy’s record attempt team

A TEAM looking to set a new round-the-world record has been boosted with another new member.


WATCH: Rare baby turtle hatches at London Zoo

An endangered spiny hill turtle has hatched for the first time at ZSL London Zoo.


WATCH: Pitbull befriends two guinea pigs

These two guinea pigs have an unusual best friend - Moki the pitbull!

Clipper race crews wait to hear which team they will race on. With crews of varying abilities alongside professional skippers the crews form across the world await the decisions of the organizers. - "Roy Taylor, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Nikki Henderson". Picture Credit: Keith Woodland

Clipper crews are put together with race three months away

WITH three months to go until they set sail, this year’s Clipper Race competitors have finally joined up with their crews for the long journey ahead.


WATCH: ‘I couldn’t believe it’ says woman who grew a pineapple in Gosport

IT had sat – resolutely not fruiting – in her conservatory for 10 years.

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Meet the dogs being given a new lease of life

Meet the dogs being given a new lease of life

TAKING IN a rescue dog is an option that many consider when looking for a family pet.


WATCH: Duchess of Cambridge praises work of hospices like Naomi House

THE Duchess of Cambridge has shown her support to children’s hospices through a video message.

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Snake: Neighbour Richard Sloper with the rat snake found in Ann Plumridges kitche

THIS WEEK IN 1998: Terrified woman in snake find at home

A Portsmouth woman opened her kitchen drawer to find a snake curled up inside.

The Pulse dance school in Gosport get ready for their 20th anniversary show at Ferneham Hall in Fareham.
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‘It’s the family feeling that makes it so special’

Thousands of dancers have jived and spun on its dance floors and its students have become trusted teachers.

Doubtful Sound, South Island, New Zealand

An exhilarating ride in the Land of the Long White Cloud

Freezing cold and soaking wet, my bottom was squeezed inside a rubber ring and I was floating through caves studded with thousands of twinkling glowworms.


Fareham singer to launch second single

A FAREHAM singer/songwriter is about to release the second single for his new album.


WATCH: Disabled lamb given wheels to walk

Saturday the lamb was born with congenital spasticity, making it difficult for her to move around.

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Wickham Horse Fair is tomorrow - Here’s all you need to know

Tomorrow will mark the latest edition of the Wickham Horse Fair, and here is all you need to know about the big day.

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