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Festival aims to get people on the water

Gosport celebrated its waterfront location with its second Marine Festival – aiming to connect people with the sea that surrounds them.

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Railway model depicting life in Rowlands Castle during the Second World War now on display

It’s been praised for its meticulously-crafted and lifelike detail – and now the award-winning model railway that captures one moment in the wartime history of Rowlands Castle is on display for all to enjoy.

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Safety system issue causes train delays

PROBLEMS with a track safety system caused delays on trains yesterday.

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There's so much to see and do in Paris.

Travel: Walking on air in beautiful city with so much to see...

The only problem with travelling to Paris from some regional airports – Doncaster Sheffield in our case – is that you get spoiled.

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March 1962 and a naval rating signals Halt to more conventional traffic as the Saunders-Roe SRN1 crosses the seafront at Lee-on-the-Solent and returns to HMS Ariel, now the site of the Hovercraft Museum. Roles such as anti-submarine warfare, air-sea rescue and mine countermeasures were foreseen.						                                Pictures courtesy Amberley Publishing

Spotlight hovers over Lee-on-the-Solent museum

Along the seafront at Lee-on-the-Solent, opposite the slipway, lies an entrance to what was HMS Daedalus but now leads to the Hovercraft Museum – the only hovercraft museum in the world.

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The new uniform     Picture: Richard Walker/ www.imagenorth.net

‘Sholo’ shirts introduced for Portsmouth bus drivers

BUS drivers across Portsmouth will be seen travelling the roads in a brand new uniform.

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New feature for Portsmouth Uber users

UBER customers in Portsmouth are now able to opt into a new carpool scheme.

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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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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
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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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