NATIONAL: Airports hike up parking charges

SOME of the UK’s busiest airports have hiked parking charges for drivers collecting passengers, according to a new study.

The new-style emergency area on the M3 smart motorway that was opened this year in north Hampshire Picture: Stuart Thompson Photography

Major £244m smart motorway project for M27 is delayed

THE £244m scheme to convert 15 miles of the M27 into four lanes has been delayed.

Politics 2

Southern Rail drivers to be balloted in bid to end impasse

SOUTHERN Rail drivers are to be balloted as part of a proposed deal to end a long-running dispute.

First Bus' Eclipse bus service

Rapid bus route to expand into Gosport town centre with £7m boost

A VITAL 1km extension to a rapid bus route into a town centre has received millions in funding from the government.

Politics 7

Cycling improvements in Portsmouth set for cash boost

CYCLING improvements in the city are set to receive a bumper cash boost.

The Black Swan Hotel

Travel: Delightful dog friendly hotel in Yorkshire

Daniel Bailey takes his pampered pet pooch to the delightful town of Helmsley for a weekend of walking, relaxation and fabulous food.

A3 near Liphook. Picture: Google Maps

Two people taken to hospital after A3 crash

Two people have been taken to hospital after a three-vehicle crash on the A3 this morning.

Morning weather and travel: Cloudy day expected with traffic moving as normal

Morning weather and travel: Cloudy day expected with traffic moving as normal

It looks like the south coast will escape any bad weather from Storm Ophelia, with a cloudy day expected in Portsmouth.

Rownhams services. Picture: Google Maps

M27 services voted among worst in the country

Service stations are rarely the highlight of a long trip away from home, except for a quick toilet break and filling up with petrol.


Situated along the mid-west coast of France, La Rochelle is a sparkling seaport on the Bay of Biscay.
Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

Will the sun be making an appearance today?

Take a look at this morning’s weather and travel

TODAY is forecast to be mostly cloudy with some sunny spells throughout the day.


Supertram named winner of News online poll on transport schemes

THE cancelled Supertram scheme has won a poll of News readers’ favourite ambitious transport plans over the last 50 years.

The vibrant colours of the souk in Essaouira                       Pictures: Laura Soothill

TRAVEL: Enjoying the quiet pace of life on Morocco’s coast

Kieran Davey pays a visit to the Moroccan resort of Essaouira and finds a place starting to embrace the tourism lifestyle

Travel 1
Victorious Festival 2014 on Southsea Common. Pictured is traffic queueing on the M275 into Portsmouth

Picture: Paul Jacobs (142476-229) PPP-140824-032155001

Morning weather and travel: rain expected as traffic builds on M27

SCATTERED showers are set to hit the Portsmouth area this morning, with a cloudy day predicted.


Meeting about community bus service

A PUBLIC meeting will be held to help bring about a decision on whether to introduce a community-run bus service in a town.



There are currently no reported delays


Travel: Why you should pay Helsinki a visit...

Helsinki’s 18th century sea fortress is built upon six islands – Kustaanmiekka, Susisaari, Iso-Mustasaari, Pikku-Mustasaari, Länsi-Mustasaari and Långören

Strolling across the beach to Perranporth.

Travel: Exploring the idyllic hidden gems of the South-West

The sun was out, the surf was up and the scene was set for an unforgettable family holiday packed with action, adventure and the adrenaline rush of the Atlantic Ocean.

George Davey and one of the mystery anchors

THIS WEEK IN 1987: Mystery anchors dumped in field become ‘tourist attraction’

Bemused residents were mystified over the arrival of the Portsmouth area’s latest maritime ‘tourist attraction’... in a farmer’s field at Bedhampton.

Load more