East Hampshire

East Hampshire

Jury convicts sleeping lorry driver who killed Petersfield woman and her brother

A lorry driver who fell asleep at the wheel on a motorway has been convicted of causing the deaths of a Petersfield woman and her brother.

Crime
Supervisor Emily Moore, left, and deputy supervisor Becky Lansley, back right, with children from Hambledon Pre-School getting ready for their Muddy Puddle Walk for Save the Children

Tots are getting ready to splash in muddy puddles

CHILDREN at a pre-school will be deliberately splashing in muddy puddles to raise money for youngsters less fortunate than themselves.

Havant

Food detective is launched

MORE than 100 food and drink businesses participated in the South Downs Food & Drink Spring Event.

Business
Oboists Mel Espin and Wendy Carpenter will play in Milan

Milan, a city of rich musical heritage

OBOISTS Wendy Carpenter, from Drayton, and Mel Espin from east Hampshire, are excited because they are going to perform in Milan.

Portsmouth
Brothers Jeremy and Martin Holme who organised the Easter charity market in Petersfield

Brothers’ charity market is big boost for Rocky

VOLUNTEERS have raised thousands of pounds for good causes across the area.

East Hampshire
Church warden David Lougher and his wife Jo

David is an exceptional Christian

ONE of the things that always impresses me is the commitment and devotion of members of our churches.

Havant
The Hindhead Tunnel

WATCH: Police praise drivers after Hindhead Tunnel fire

POLICE today tweeted a video as thanks to drivers caught up in traffic jams after a van fire in the Hindhead Tunnel.

News 1
Cllr Ferris Cowper

Authorities vow to help pension campaigners

COUNCILS have joined a campaign to help 8,000 women who may now be unable to retire at 60 following changes to their state pensions.

Politics
Linda Pridham, Beryl Turner and June Simmon with some of the tulips from Clanfield Gardening Club's spring show

Some great entries in club’s tulip competition

A SCHOOL hall was awash with colour and fragrance at a gardening club’s spring show.

Havant

Youngsters can practise precision driving at Autotest event

YOUNGSTERS with an itch to get behind the wheel are invited to test their driving skills at a motoring event.

Travel

Suspected drug dealers snared in major police operation on Portsmouth roads

SUSPECTED drug dealers have been arrested in a crackdown launched on the city’s roads.

Crime 4
Leading Physical Trainer James Jonno Johnson took Easter eggs from the Eggstravaganza at HMS Sultan to children at St Richards Hospital in Chichester. Photo: PO (Phot) Nicola Harper

Gosport sailors go the egg-stra mile to help poorly children

SAILORS in Gosport went the egg-stra mile to help brighten the lives of poorly children.

Defence

Locked BMW stolen in late-night Rowlands Castle raid

POLICE have launched a manhunt after a sports car was stolen.

Crime 1
The Norman St Peters Church with the statue of William III on horseback in the square.

Days when you could dawdle with your bike and horse on A3

Today I have taken a trip out of town to Petersfield – always a pleasant place to visit with its many cafes and restaurants.

Heritage

Firefighters help injured teenager

FIREFIGHTERS from Havant provided first aid for a teenage motorcyclist seriously injured in a crash.

Havant 1

Variation in drivers being let off council parking charges

THE likelihood of getting off a parking fine depends on which area of the country drivers get a ticket, with some councils approving as few as one in 10 challenges while others accept nearly every appeal.

Fareham
Lorry overturns in A3 layby

Lorry overturns in A3 layby

Motorists were advised to take care today after a lorry overturned in a layby on the A3.

News 1
Annabel, Andy, Isla and Karen Kay, who are taking part in the Great South Run

Couple inspired to run thanks to help charity gave them

A COUPLE who were supported by a neonatal charity during the toughest times of their lives are taking on their first ever running challenge to give back.

Health 1
Rugby match will be played later today

Firefighters from Cosham to take part in rugby match for charity

Firefighters are preparing to enter battle – all for a good cause.

News
Jim Gibsons picture of the Lavants flowing  across Woodberry Lane, Rowlands Castle, in 2016.

Think the latest carrier’s taking an age? Bulwark took a decade

Last Thursday I published a feature on a new booklet by Ralph Cousins about the Lavant streams that flood through the Hampshire/West Sussex border, most notably at Rowlands Castle.

Heritage
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