It’s true... Spandau star is coming to Hayling holiday park

SPANDAU Ballet star Martin Kemp is bringing his one-man show to Hayling Island.


WATCH: Woman has smear test live on Facebook to raise awareness

Thousands of people went online to watch the first ever live-streamed SMEAR TEST yesterday.

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Daring Portsmouth magician to escape straitjacket while hanging under Spinnaker Tower

DARING magician Dan Churchley will be escaping from a straitjacket in a brave stunt next month.

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Children from Leapfrog Neighbourhood Nursery

Outstanding report for Southsea nursery

STAFF from a nursery at Southsea have spoken of their delight, after receiving an Outstanding Ofsted report.

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Tearful farewells at inshore rescue service

TWO members of the Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service have been praised for their long-term service.

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Youth football team in dream first season

A YOUNG football team from Havant is going from strength to strength – in what is only their first season.

Bessie Cursons from Cosham as she was when she appeared on Britain's Got Talent in 2007

BGT star Bessie teaches others to take centre stage

CHILD star Bessie Cursons has announced the opening of her new dance academy in Portsmouth.

Abiee Harris, left, receives her award

She is a truly inspirational young woman

AN INSPIRATIONAL young woman from Hayling Island has risen to the challenge to achieve the highest award in Girlguiding.

Now a closed line, a Gosport woman died after being struck by a diesel train on a stretch of track, pictured, once used by the Ministry of Defence

THIS WEEK IN 1990: Gosport woman killed by train as she tried to retrieve her dog

A middle-aged woman was killed by a train as she took a shortcut across a Ministry of Defence railway line in Gosport.


Educational visit to organ for Fareham men’s shed

MEMBERS of a men’s shed group took a trip to visit an organ and learn about its workings – before they help to install a similar one at their meeting space.


Staff raise money by wearing green

A BUILDERS’ merchants’ team dressed in green to raise money for the Aldingbourne Trust.

The Bishop of Portsmouth, the Rt Rev Christopher Foster lights a candle as he spends time in prayer at Holy Trinity Church, Fareham, for the victims of the Westminster attack.

The Anglican Bishop of Portsmouth calls for unity in wake of the Westminster attack

THE Church of England’s Bishop of Portsmouth has called for unity in the wake of the terrorist attack on the Houses of Parliament.

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Kelly Gower with her mum Carole Gower

WHY I LOVE MY MUM: ‘She’s just simply the best’

Kelly Marie Gower got in touch about her mum Carole Gower.

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, right, with her mum Beryl Sykes

WHY I LOVE MY MUM: ‘She never seems to age’

My mum Beryl Sykes is 81 years old, but I call her the robot! She never seems to age. She just seems to stay the same. I go to work and drop my chihuahua off to her every day so she can look after him. She does my ironing each week as working and running a home I don’t get time – and she make the best flapjacks ever for me and my work colleagues! She never stops and volunteers in a club, Brendon Care, for the ‘elderly’, even at her age. She does all her gardening, apart from the hedges – that’s my job. She looks after my 14-year-old whenever school holidays occur. My mum is my best friend and we also share the same birthday. She’s a very special person not just to me but to all my family and we love her dearly.


WHY I LOVE MY MUM: ‘She’s my best friend’

My name is Stacey Gray and I love my mum for so many reasons.


THE BEST MUM IN THE WORLD: ‘Thank you for always being there’

Katherine Davis is the best mum in the world.


THIS WEEK IN 1990: Family pet savaged to death by Labrador

An elderly pet dog died after being savaged by a Labrador in a Portsmouth park.

Portsmouth singles asked to bare all for TV show

Portsmouth singles asked to bare all for TV show

A TV dating show is looking for singles in the Portsmouth area who aren’t afraid to bare, well, everything on TV.

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The University of Portsmouth has confirmed that current student and for mer sabbatical officer Roxy Negru (middle) has passed away. PPP-170325-110019001

Tributes paid after death of University of Portsmouth student

TRIBUTES have been paid after the death of a University of Portsmouth student.


Dad’s anger as burial plot reserved next to daughter’s grave is used

WHEN his daughter died 21 years ago, to help with his grief Colin Cleverley reserved the neighbouring plot in the cemetery.

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