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WATCH: Life of Portsmouth boxers remembered as memorial is unveiled

IT WAS an emotional afternoon as a memorial remembering professional boxers and their careers was unveiled.

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WATCH: Emergency! 999 day brings out big crowds to see services’ work

THE emergency services showed off their skills at a 999 Awareness Day.

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Eugene Scanderfield with landlady of the Hayling Billy  Mandy Mather Picture Ian Hargreaves  (171085-1)

Regulars raise a glass to help support charity

PUB regulars helped raise vital money for a charity that helps those whose relatives have been killed.

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WATCH:The King was ‘always on their minds’ at a celebration of his life

FANS of the king of rock and roll were out in force for a day marking the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death.

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Philip Astle, SCAS chief operating officer and, right, Paul Jefferies, assistant
director of operations

Ambulance service scoops honour for services support

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has won a prestigious award for its support of the armed services

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READER’S LETTER: Will sugary diets affect life expectancy?

READER’S LETTER: Will sugary diets affect life expectancy?

RECENTLY there has been some concern shown over children’s diets and, at the other end of the spectrum, about an ageing population.

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A crackdown on pension scams has been outlined by the government

Government targets pension crooks in crackdown

A CRACKDOWN on pension scams has been outlined by the government, as figures show fraudsters tricked savers out of nearly £5m collectively in the first five months of 2017.

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James Taylor at his desk in his office at 116 High Street, Old Portsmouth.

Those halcyon days when pen and paper just worked!

James Taylor was a man of means and appears to have had his fingers in many pies, but before I go on take a look at his office.

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Police give advice on how to keep children safe online

Police give advice on how to keep children safe online

WE ran a story today about a man who says he son was encourage to go to a pornographic website while playing Xbox online.

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Former First Sea Lord Sir Jonathon Band

Admiral warns the world ‘not to underestimate’ HMS Queen Elizabeth

AN ADMIRAL has warned the world not to ‘underestimate’ Britain’s two new aircraft carriers as he defended their £6.2bn price tag.

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Want to sit on Admiral Lord Nelson’s chair from HMS Victory? Yours for £50,000

Want to sit on Admiral Lord Nelson’s chair from HMS Victory? Yours for £50,000

ADMIRAL Lord Nelson’s favourite leather armchair on HMS Victory is on sale for £50,000.

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The late Sir Bruce Forsyth

Brucey remembers 1957 Kings performance

THE late entertainer Bruce Forsyth performed several times in Portsmouth during his long career.

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Michaela Hiscutt has praised staff at Queen Alexandra Hospital

Fareham woman prone to serious infections praises QA Hospital staff

a medical team has been praised for helping a woman fight off numerous and potentially life-threatening infections.

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WATCH: Art looks like a bee but is made of three naked women

This picture of what looks like a bee is actually made up of a hive of activity - using three naked women.

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First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Wildlife charities are urging people across the UK to help arrest the decline in numbers of one of our most loved garden animals.

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Gosport dancer Lydia Mackett, 17, who will be performing in the professional production of Sleeping Beauty Picture: Ben Garner

Dance star Lydia is now ‘on the cusp’ of her big break

DANCING is not just a hobby for Lydia Mackett – it’s in her blood.

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Jerry Williams. 

Picture by Gareth Gatrell

Jay-Z, Pink and... Jerry Williams – Portsmouth’s rising indie-pop star is marked alongside huge stars as one to watch at V Festival by industry bible Music Week

INDUSTRY bible Music Week has put Portsmouth indie-pop singer Jerry Williams alongside the likes of heavy-hitters Jay-Z, Pink, Stormzy and Anne-Marie as one to watch at this weekend’s V Festival.

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The countryside surrounding Harting Down in the South Downs National Park, in West Sussex.

West Sussex has country’s ‘best quality of life’ for pensioners

West Sussex is the most attractive county for pensioners to live in, according to new analysis on quality of life.

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From broken bones to new beginnings

From broken bones to new beginnings

WHEN Tim Bennett was diagnosed with severe osteoporosis and was forced to give up work, he knew he needed something else to occupy his time.
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County named most attractive for old age

WEST Sussex is the most attractive county for pensioners to live in, according to new analysis on quality of life.

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