Fareham council backs campaign to highlight struggle of ex-service personnel

A COUNCIL have backed a charity campaign to raise awareness of the struggles of ex-servicemen and woman.

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Portsmouth Tories hit out as housing row erupts

A ROW over affordable housing has erupted in Portsmouth City Council.

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From  left, ferry user and supporter Andrew Rothwell, Hayling Ferry owner Tim Trayte and Cllr Michael Wilson on the Pride of Hayling last year after work had started on the vessel 

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Revived Hayling ferry to set sail on maiden voyage

WITH a new makeover and fresh lick of red paint, the Pride of Hayling looks ready for her long anticipated relaunch.

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‘An attack on god’s message of harmony’

SHOCKED leaders of the Muslim faith have condemned the killing of a priest.

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Val Long, of Fairfield Square, Cosham

Bins bulging with waste are a ‘health risk’ say Cosham residents

OVERFLOWING dog bins are putting children’s health at risk, frustrated residents in Cosham have said.

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Tories dismiss call for more council homes

LIBERAL Democrats are calling for more council homes to be built in Portsmouth to solve huge waiting lists in the city.

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Councillor Roy Perry

Hampshire County Council leader urges people to have say on consultation

THE leader of Hampshire County Council is urging people to take part in its consultation over devolved powers from government.

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Refugees on the Macedonia-Serbia border

Bishop of Portsmouth: We are one of the richest countries in the world – we can do more for refugees

IMAGINE for a moment that extremists seize power in the UK, and fighting breaks out between different sides that escalates into a civil war.

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The Tour de France in Yorkshire in 2014

Why Brexit could be a boost to Portsmouth’s hopes of hosting the Tour de France

PORTSMOUTH’s chances of staging Le Tour have been boosted by Brexit and the shake-up in government, according to a cycling expert.

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The Tour de France

Caen declares it’s ready to make history with Portsmouth and launch joint Tour de France bid

LEADERS of a French city rallying behind Portsmouth’s efforts to stage the Tour de France have declared – let’s make history together and put on a truly global spectacle.

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Violent pub branded the ‘Wild West’ of Paulsgrove loses licence

Violent pub branded the ‘Wild West’ of Paulsgrove loses licence

A PUB with a violent reputation, leading to one councillor branding it the ‘Wild West’ of Paulsgrove, has had its licence suspended.

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Residents of Elson Road, and an Eclipse bus

Gosport road surface causes problems for residents

A CONSTANT stream of heavy goods vehicles has made a road ‘unbearable’ for residents.

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An aerial view of the Solent  Picture: Shaun Roster

Combined Solent authority: Your questions answered

Here are the key questions and answers on the plan for a combined Solent authority.

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Gosport Youth Parliament granted tour of Westminister

Young people have been given a tour of Parliament thanks to funding from a Rotary group.

Havant MP Alan Mak with staff from the surgery

Progress made on new doctors’ surgery in Emsworth

Havant MP Alan Mak has described his recent meeting to push for a new Emsworth surgery as ‘very positive’ but agreed more work is needed.

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Council leaders Jonathan Bacon, Donna Jones and Simon Letts

Portsmouth council leader calls on residents to share views on Solent’s future of government

PORTSMOUTH residents are being urged by the city council’s leader to have their say on plans that would see a ‘Solent cabinet’ formed.

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Don’t let this opportunity pass you by – have your say

This has already been an extraordinary year for politics.

City council boss Donna Jones with the last minister for Portsmouth, Mark Francois   PHOTO: Sarah Standing

Government scraps the minister for Portsmouth role

PORTSMOUTH will no longer have a minister for the city, the government has officially confirmed.

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(L-R) Councillor Jonathan Bacon, leader of Isle of Wight Council, Councillor Donna Jones, leader of Portsmouth City Council and Councillor Simon Letts, leader of Southampton City Council at Southampton's Civic Centre PPP-160726-143709001

Leaders call on residents to share thoughts on Solent ‘cabinet’ for south Hampshire

PORTSMOUTH residents have been urged to share their views on a consultation into creating a ‘Solent cabinet’ today following a press briefing this morning.

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View of Portsmouth

Seven things you need to know about Solent combined authority plan

HERE are the seven key facts you need to know about the plan to roll out a Solent combined authority ruled by an elected mayor in Hampshire.

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