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Ukip councillor says party will ‘move forward’ as Douglas Carswell becomes independent MP

A UKIP councillor says the party will ‘continue to move forward’ despite the loss of its only MP, as Douglas Carswell announced he was leaving the party.

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Fareham council issues invitation to secure developer for Welborne

A COUNCIL has launched an invitation to secure a developer for a 6,000-home town.

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Fareham councillor to not stand in May elections after losing second internal vote

A COUNCILLOR will not be able to stand for re-election after losing a second consecutive internal vote.

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A wellwisher lays flowers outside the Houses of Parliament Picture: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Portsmouth MP ‘very upset’ after Westminster terror attack

AN MP has thanked people for warm messages after the terror attack in Westminster.

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Council refuses to name Portsmouth councillors in tax arrears

TWO councillors who have failed to pay their council tax will not be named, the city council has said.

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A CGI of the planned Travelodge for Stanhope Road in Portsmouth

Major Portsmouth economy boost bid with hotel high-rise plan

THIS is the first look at the latest high-rise building that could transform the city centre skyline.

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Flick Drummond and MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace

MP takes part in bake off for charity

PORTSMOUTH South MP Flick Drummond joined forces with MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace when she decorated cakes in aid of Red Nose Day.

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Portsmouth Guildhall. Photo: Malcolm Wells

Portsmouth Guildhall to light up red, white and blue tonight following Westminster attacks

Portsmouth Guildhall will be lit up in the patriotic colour of the Great British flag tonight following yesterday’s terror attack in Westminster.

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Police forensic officers close to the Palace of Westminster  Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

MP forced to flee from terrorist attack at Houses of Parliament

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Cash spent on health consultants comes under fire from top doctor

A LEADING doctor has branded the amount of money being spent on consultants helping to draw up plans for changes to the NHS as ‘outrageous’.

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Tom Smith, a lecturer in international relations at the University of Portsmouth

University lecturer says attack was ‘inevitable’ but still shocking

A LECTURER at the University of Portsmouth has said yesterday’s attack in London was inevitable.

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From left, Keith Shaw, Sharron Doran, Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, and Cdr Chris Ling

Lord Mayor expresses thanks to 1710 NAS

THE Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Councillor David Fuller, and Lady Mayoress Leza Tremorin, were treated to a special visit to 1710 Naval Air Squadron – based in Portsmouth Dockyard.

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Police forensic officers close to the Palace of Westminster, London, after an attack earlier today. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Prime minister gives statement following attacks in London today

THE prime minister has vowed to defeat what she called ‘the forces of evil’ after four people were killed when a knifeman brought terror to the heart of Westminster.

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An Air Ambulance outside the Palace of Westminster, London, this afternoon

BREAKING: Man shot in Parliament terror attack after people run down by car on Westminster Bridge

A man was shot by police in a terror alert outside the Houses of Parliament this afternoon after several people were mown down by a car on nearby Westminster Bridge.

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‘He’s a lying toad’ - Leaked e-mail sparks council row over future of Portsmouth transport service

‘He’s a lying toad’ - Leaked e-mail sparks council row over future of Portsmouth transport service

A row has broken out after a leaked e-mail revealed a Liberal Democrat councillor stated his party had ‘set a trap’ regarding the future of a transport service for vulnerable people.

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Former First Sea Lord says ‘self-delusional’ government must spend more on defence

Former First Sea Lord says ‘self-delusional’ government must spend more on defence

Labour former chief of naval staff and ex-security minister Lord West of Spithead accused the Government of ‘staggering complacency and self-delusion’ over the need for more resources.

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Warning to others about changing to Portsmouth council tax

A MAN wants to warn people on disability benefits that they now have to contribute towards council tax.

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Queuing traffic on the M27 between Fareham and Portsmouth

Councils will work together to reduce impact of M27 smart motorway scheme

FOUR councils have vowed to work together to stop roads chaos while the M27 is upgraded.

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Mrs Perry and her five children the youngest of whom was only five spent their days and nights in the front half of their lounge (C4981-1)

THIS WEEK IN 1989: Family tells of ordeal in ‘squalor’

Housing officials began investigating claims that a Gosport family of six had no toilet for two days and had to use a bucket.

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