Grass blaze in Portchester causes M27 traffic to slow down

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze causing smoke to reduce visibility for drivers this afternoon.


Hampshire Police investigations chief backs new campaign against cyber crime

THE head of Hampshire police’s investigations team has backed a fresh campaign against cyber crime.

Paul Sturgess

Fresh Ukip turmoil as pair quit committee

TWO members of a Ukip committee have resigned, claiming it is an ‘almost impossible task’ to promote the group.

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Joe Rush, 14, with Janet Dickso, who is running hundreds of miles to fundraise for him

Kind-hearted Janet is going the distance for Joe

AN ESTATE agent has run hundreds of miles for a teenager she only met just over a year ago.

Cllr Rob Humby

Plans to cut opening hours of Hampshire’s rubbish tips could be put on hold

PLANS to reduce the opening hours of rubbish centres across Hampshire could be put on hold.

The map room in Southwick House

Council leader supports plans to protect D-Day map at Southwick House

A COUNCIL leader has supported pleas to protect a valuable D-Day artefact.

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The Solent Flyer hovercraft - there are hopes to introduce a service between Southampton and Portsmouth, stopping at Daedalus Picture: 
Mike Harvey

Fareham council boss calls for ‘water taxi’ stop at Daedalus

WE MUST use the Solent to ease crippling traffic congestion in our area.

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LISTED: Your guide to firework displays in the Portsmouth area

LISTED: Your guide to firework displays in the Portsmouth area

The skies across Portsmouth will soon be filled with firecrackers and roman candles as the area celebrates Guy Fawkes night next week.

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Retired nurse Marion Munns died after suffering a breakdown PPP-161027-121434001

Grieving daughter urges Southern Health to learn lessons from M27 bridge tragedy

THE family of a woman who jumped from a bridge on the M27 has urged Southern Health to learn from its mistakes.

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Fareham council wants views on parking in town centre

PEOPLE are being asked to say what is important to them when parking in Fareham.

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Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham, Portsmouth

Fareham council leader says NHS has a duty to provide healthcare even when more houses are built

THE NHS has a duty to provide healthcare to everyone in Queen Alexandra Hospital’s catchment area, including new houses.

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Bumper Saturday for real ale fans across Hampshire region

IT’s a bumper weekend for ale fans as preparations are made for the return of Denmead Beer Festival.


REV PAUL BEDFORD: A great deal has happend in 325 years!

FAREHAM United Reformed Church, in Osborn Road South, has just celebrated its 325th anniversary.


Big band dance afternoon for Fareport

THERE is still time to pick up tickets for a big band dance afternoon in aid Fareham and Gosport Talking Newspapers.

John Roberts, 70, one of the commodores and a member of Portchester Sailing Club for 12 years 

Picture: Sarah Standing (161476-9254)

Warning after thieves strike sailing clubs across Portsmouth Harbour

FEARS have been raised after a string of thefts from boats at a marina.

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The new building at Locks Heath Primary School

School buildings benefit from massive investment

PUPILS welcomed county councillors to their schools to see the results of a huge £3.2m rebuilding project.


Consultation over post office branch moving

A POST office is set to move into a shop.

The mark II version of the Halcyon design, developed by ASV in Portchester as part of the Anglo-French Maritime Mine Countermeasures programme

Multi-million pound naval scheme expected to bring 50 jobs to Fareham

AROUND 50 jobs are to be brought to the area as part of a joint Anglo-French programme to develop the nation’s maritime mine warfare systems.


Scas launches app to show location of defibrillators

AN APP showing the locations of defibrillators is due to be launched today.

Rock Choir, presenting a cheque to Breast Cancer Haven, Wesses, following a performance in Hedge End, Fareham.

The Rock Choir serenade shoppers for a good cause

HUNDREDS of members of the country’s largest contemporary choir sold homemade pink cakes and biscuits at rehearsals, flash-mobbed shoppers and raised more than £2,000 for charity.

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