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All train lines between Portsmouth, Cosham and Havant closed this weekend: Here’s all you need to know

All train lines between Portsmouth, Cosham and Havant will be closed throughout the bank holiday weekend for maintenance and renewal work.

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Police called after man seen ‘walking towards’ traffic on A27

Police called after man seen ‘walking towards’ traffic on A27

Police were called to an A27 junction this afternoon after a man was spotted ‘walking towards’ the traffic.

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Southern Rail criticised for ‘insensitive’ response to strike decision after Manchester bombing

Southern Rail has been criticised for its ‘insensitive’ response to a union’s decision to call off a strike in light of the Manchester attack.

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Emergency services called to reports of van fire on A27

Emergency services called to reports of van fire on A27

EMERGENCY services were called to reports of a van on fire on the A27 this morning.

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THIS WEEK IN 1998: Helicopter crash is £75m headache

An accident to a prototype helicopter being developed by a Portsmouth company sent the bill to the taxpayer for the project soaring by £75m, a government watchdog revealed.

Portsmouth
One lane blocked on A3 after collision

One lane blocked on A3 after collision

One lane is blocked on the A3 this morning after a collision.

News
Flying Scotsman to pass through Hampshire next week - here’s where you can see it

Flying Scotsman to pass through Hampshire next week - here’s where you can see it

The world-famous Flying Scotsman will be passing through Hampshire next week as part of its nationwide tour.

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The crash on the M27. Picture: Uknip

People carrier overturns on M27

TRAFFIC has been delayed on the M27 after a people carried overturned.

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Rail boss Andrew Haines tokes notes from commuter Ron Mai on the 6.19am train from Portsmouth Harbour

THIS WEEK IN 1998: Commuters get the chance to speak up

South West Trains managers faced a tough ride on their own trains as they sought the views of disgruntled commuters travelling from Portsmouth to London Waterloo.

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Taxis gathered to turn Guildhall Square into a parking lot during the days protest

THIS WEEK IN 1998: Meeting interrupted by cavalcade of cabs

Portsmouth’s roads boss Peter King was just settling into a high-powered management meeting when it was interrupted.

Portsmouth
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Artists impression of the Solent Freedom Tunnel portal at Whippingham, IOW. 
MUST CREDIT Able Connections Ltd

The Able Connections proposal is to create a new North-South axis through the centre of the Solent region by constructing a tunnel from the M27 east of junction 9 to the Whippingham roundabout on the Isle of Wight, with an additional access intersection 'cut and cover' portal near the mainland coast between Browndown and Meon.  (options being discussed). The scheme brings a range of benefits to the region, including a step change in the connectivity of the Solents emerging mass transit public transport network, reduced highway congestion, reduced HGVs in city centres, new habitat for wildlife and public amenity, agglomeration benefits for industries in the Aerospace, Marine Defence and Composites sectors and other major employers in south Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, as well as improved accessibility for tourists to the island. The scheme

Striking first look at proposed £1.2bn tunnel between Isle of Wight and M27

THIS is the first look at a proposed £1.2bn tunnel that would connect the Isle of Wight with the M27.

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Gosport driver involved in collision that leaves pedestrian fighting for life

Gosport driver involved in collision that leaves pedestrian fighting for life

A major road was closed due to a collision involving a car and a pedestrian which has left them fighting for their life.

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Looking south along the M275 towards Portsmouth and Southsea
. Picture: Shaun Roster

UPDATE: Dog hit by car after it runs onto M275 carriageway

A dog has been left injured after it was hit by a car on the M275 this morning.

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UPDATE: Traffic clearing after four vehicle collision on M27

UPDATE: Traffic clearing after four vehicle collision on M27

A road traffic collision westbound on the M27 has caused major delays heading out of Portsmouth this morning.

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Half-hour delays on trains between Havant and Haslemere

Half-hour delays on trains between Havant and Haslemere

Rail passengers face disruption to services between Havant and Haslemere this morning because of overunning engineering work.

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WATCH: Six places to visit in Portsmouth - for free!

Here’s our quickfire to six places to visit in Portsmouth without having to pay for admission.

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WATCH: Aftermath of five-car crash on the A27

A FIVE-vehicle smash is causing delays for commuters in Portsmouth this evening.

Portsmouth
A resident of Le Sap pulps apples at the towns cider festival. Below, Dive-sur-Mer, where William the Conqueror set off in 1066, on market day.

Black pudding, cider and a dollop of joie de vivre...

This weekend the French decide who will be their next president.

Real Life

Southern Rail talks to resume this week

TALKS aimed at resolving the year-long dispute over staffing and driver-only trains on Southern Rail are resuming this week.

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Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Talks to resolve bitter Southern Rail dispute to resume this week

Talks aimed at resolving the year-long dispute over staffing and driver-only trains on Southern Rail are to resume.

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