East Hampshire

East Hampshire

Donation enables school to open literacy centre

A FORMER pupil stunned teachers by donating enough money to open a centre for literacy at the school.

From left, Mayor of Eastleigh Councillor Des Scott,  East Hampshire District Council chairman Cllr David Ashcroft, Mayor of Southampton Councillor Cathie McEwing, Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Cllr David Fuller, Mayor of Winchester Cllr Jane Rutter, and Mayor of Gosport Cllr Lynn Hook

‘Magnificent seven’ prepare for abseil down Emirates Spinnaker Tower

THEY fulfil their civic duties with pride.

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Snow at Tesco North Harbour Picture: Kimberley Barber

Drivers endure long journeys home as snow hits Portsmouth area

DRIVERS have suffered long journeys home this evening as light snow hit the Portsmouth area.

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SNOW ALERT: Live rush-hour updates

SNOW ALERT: Live rush-hour updates

Here is our live information service as an evening rush-hour snow alert is sounded for Portsmouth.

One of the 17 piglets born at Butser Ancient Farm

Joy at Butser Ancient Farm as 17 piglets are born

FARMERS will have their hands full this winter after 17 piglets were born.

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A warning has gone out to poultry owners

Fresh warning in Hampshire as bird flu fears deepen

A BIRD flu warning has been extended as the epidemic deepens across the UK.

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Village vandals in Hampshire sought by police

POLICE are trying to track down vandals who smashed two windows.

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Soldiers of the 16th Regiment Royal Artillery parade at Thorney Island

‘We’d be better off in Afghanistan’: Fury of soldiers left without heating at Thorney Island base

SICKENED soldiers say they would rather be fighting in Afghanistan than living at an ageing army barracks that has been without heating for months.

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Pam Marshall is handed a cheque for �125 for Hannahs Holiday Home

Seriously-ill children are given a boost by bank

BANK staff have donated £125 to a charity which provides a holiday home to families of seriously-ill children.

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Members of Dynamo Youth Theatre getting ready for the performance

Theatre group ready for Joseph and his Dreamcoat

LAST-MINUTE preparations are being made for a youth theatre’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.


Fresh plea for more blood donors in Hampshire to come forward

RESIDENTS across the Portsmouth area are being urged to give blood as a new year’s resolution instead of giving something up.

East Hampshire District Councils executive assistant Heather Sharman with chief executive Sandy Hopkins and Neil Thompson-Burton, a senior animal welfare officer

Undercover boss goes out on animal welfare patrol

THE chief executive of a district council found out first hand what life is like as an animal welfare officer.

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The Roman Villa at Butser Ancient Farm will be restored thanks to a �25,000 grant

Roman villa in line for major restoration project

PLANS to restore a replica Roman villa have been given a huge boost.

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The Rt Rev Christopher Foster

Christmas message from the Anglican Bishop of Portsmouth

AS 2016 draws to a close, you might be tempted to say ‘Good riddance!’.

The Rt Rev Philip Egan

Christmas message from the Roman Catholic Bishop of Portsmouth

I’d like to wish all readers and everyone in this great City of Portsmouth a very Happy Christmas and a Blessed New Year 2017!

What’s in your stars after Christmas?

What’s in your stars after Christmas?

Here are the stars predictions for the week starting December 26.

Archdeacon Gavin Collins gives his Christmas message

ARCHDEAN, THE VEN GAVIN COLLINS: I pray you experience moments of joy

I WONDER what makes Christmas special for you?

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Bird flu warning goes out to poultry keepers in Hampshire and Sussex

POULTRY keepers across the area are being warned to keep their animals separate from wild birds as the international bird flu crisis deepens.


Petersfield train death ‘not suspicious’

POLICE say the death of a man who was hit by a train near Petersfield rail station is not being treated as suspicious.

REVEALED: How your child’s school did in the latest SATs

REVEALED: How your child’s school did in the latest SATs

GOVERNMENT education bosses have revealed how individual schools across the region have performed in the latest SATs exams.

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