East Hampshire

East Hampshire

Police plan new blitz on drivers using mobile phones

Hampshire Police are to begin a new crackdown against motorists illegally using mobile phones.

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The volunteer conservationists at Horndean Parish Council, from left, Calum Fenegan, Derek Barham, Megan Stott and Mark Inglesias, on Hazleton Common

Volunteers needed to help preserve the countryside

THERE is nothing quite like a walk in the countryside to relax body and soul.

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UK must remain friends with European countries says Hampshire MP

THE MP for East Hampshire believes it is crucial the UK continues to stay ‘friends’ with European countries after Brexit is triggered.

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Bishop Christopher says service personnel should not be disadvantaged by the mobile nature of their role

RT REV CHRISTOPHER FOSTER, BISHOP OF PORTSMOUTH: The armed forces deserve our respect

WE’VE all heard about Help for Heroes and the Royal British Legion which exist to help service personnel.

Back row, Heidi Rehman, Marian Parfitt and Sally Hillyear from Breast Cancer Haven staff with Lawrie McMenemy, actress Sarah Parish and footballer Paul Jones at last years Big Tea Cosy

Put the kettle on to stand up against breast cancer

A MASSIVE fundraising event is taking place to support women battling breast cancer.

Parents, teachers and pupils from Denmead Infants School with staff from the village Co-op

School’s welcome funding boost from village shop

AN INFANTS’ school has been promised funding from a grocery shop for an entire year, thanks to carrier bags.

Chris Phillips opens the Literacy Lab at The Petersfield School  which he paid for

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!’.

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