Fireworks cancelled at Southsea lights switch-on

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Alex Wardle, from Lee-on-the-Solent, collapsed at home and tragically died in March 2016, aged 23. 

From left: Alex's father, Stephen Wardle, sister Gemma Wardle, Alex Wardle and his mother, Denise Wardle.

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A FIREWORKS display at the switch-on of the Christmas lights in Southsea’s Palmerston Road has been cancelled.

Organisers said it was too windy to put on the show.

Crowds are already gathering for the switch-on, which was due at 5pm but is running behind schedule.