East Hampshire

East Hampshire

Residents shocked as driver is killed when car crashes into tree

RESIDENTS in a quiet village have spoken of their shock after a driver was killed in a collision with a tree near their homes.

News 1

Raffle with a 1940s theme

A VINTAGE raffle is taking place on Saturday, September 2 at Willow Lodge, Emsworth, for residents and their families.

East Hampshire
Dad David Podger, Tommy Podger and mum Lizzie at Petersfield Heath for the second graduation

Family given chance to celebrate graduation after dad was kicked off flight at Southampton Airport

WHEN a father was forced to miss his son’s graduation after an airline kicked him off his flight, he thought he had missed his ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity.

People
Hambledon rose is just one of the wines at Hambledon Wine Festival

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Enjoy the ‘Glastonbury of wine festivals’ in Hambledon

There is absolutely no doubt the best way to learn more about wine is to taste it, and if you can taste it with the people who actually produce it, so much the better.

Opinion 1
David Podger missed his flight at Southampton Airport last Thursday because a pilot needed more fuel for the plane.

Dad heartbroken as he misses son's graduation after pilot refuses to let him board plane

A DAD was left ‘heartbroken’ after missing his son’s graduation because a pilot refused to allow him to board the plane to increase the amount of fuel needed for the flight.
Portsmouth 2
Adam Wood, front, with mother Gillian, left, and support worker Ade Bello and dog Jasper

A walk in the woods to raise disability awareness

FAMILIES, volunteers and staff from a supported living service took part in a woodland walk to raise awareness for a disability charity.

Portsmouth
A wild flower meadow and, below, Ray Cobbett
Picture by Trevor Dines for Sussex Wildlife Trust

Meadows urgently need our protection

AN estimated 97 per cent of England’s meadows – one-and-a-half times the size of Wales – have been lost since the Second World War.

Havant 2

Thieves raid van for tools

POWER tools have been stolen from a van.

Crime
Police appeal for witnesses after man ploughs dump truck into house

Police appeal for witnesses after man ploughs dump truck into house

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man ploughed a yellow dump truck into the front of a house in Clanfield.

Crime 3

Residents to grill council on issues during ‘Question Time’ meetings

RESIDENTS will be able to grill their council on how they deal with fly-tipping during a series of meetings.

Politics
Waterlooville Rotary Club members, from left, Chris Nash, Ken Berry, Roy Wilding and Mike Williams with Liz Smout from the New Blendworth Centre thanking them for their fundraiisng

Annual golf day is a big success for rotary club

AN annual golf day has raised £5,000 for good causes.

News
Denise and Lea Jackson just moments after their 15,000ft skydive

Mother and son take a leap for milestone birthday

GRANDMOTHER Denise Jackson was determined to do something big to celebrate her forthcoming 60th birthday.

Havant
Cliff Richard

Concertgoers caught up in traffic ‘chaos’ following Cliff Richard gig

A CLIFF Richard fan has told of traffic chaos after an open-air concert.

News 8

People asked for views ahead of electoral ward review in district

PEOPLE in East Hampshire are being asked for their views as part of plans to draw up a new pattern of council wards in the district.

East Hampshire
Equine vet Rachel Atherton with a patient

There’s nothing humdrum about Rachel

YOU don’t meet people like Dr Rachel Atherton every day, unless you’re a horse, that is.

Fareham
Members of Writers of Lovedean presenting the cheque to Portsmouth MS Society

Stories contribute to MS Society donation

A RELATIVE of a member of the Writers of Lovedean was recently diagnosed with MS.

Portsmouth
Charles Coe, five, with members of Havant Mens Shed who made games for a summer fair

Village school benefits from hand-made games

FOR many people, retirement is a time to put their feet up and relax.

Havant
Mark Gettinby, director of Home Instead Senior Care in Havant and Jon Woodley, interim director of The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, which will be holding dementia-friendly film showings

Free seminar about prehistoric burial sites

AS part of the People of the Heath project, hosted by Petersfield Museum, a team of archaeologists and volunteers has been conducting extensive fieldwork to help place the heath cemetery in its regional context.

East Hampshire

Readers’ Charter: Our 12-point promise

To coincide with Local Newspaper Week, this title and its sister newspapers across the UK today launch a Readers’ Charter.

Portsmouth 6
Bishop Christopher Foster, centre, with, recipients of the St Thomas Award. From back left, Rose Ashton, John Green, Bishop Christopher, Alan Hoad, the Rev Michael Harper. Front, Brian and Beulah Walters, Canon Marion Syms, Bunty Alderton and Jenny Tait.

Church stalwarts are honoured by the bishop

TEN faithful worshippers were given a special award by the Bishop of Portsmouth to mark their commitment to the Church and the wider community.

Portsmouth
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