Southern Rail criticised for ‘insensitive’ response to strike decision after Manchester bombing

Southern Rail has been criticised for its ‘insensitive’ response to a union’s decision to call off a strike in light of the Manchester attack.


Fareham Lions Club hold celebratory dinner

MORE than 50 people attended an anniversary dinner for the Lions Clubs International Centenary.


Wales manager Chris Coleman to open fair near Wickham

WALES manager Chris Coleman will be opening a church fair this weekend.

STUNNING The pyramidal orchid is found on Fareham roadsides

Stars in the grass – amazing orchids

EXOTIC and striking in appearance, orchids can be found in a diverse range of habitats and now is the perfect time to discover them.

Neil Matthews, landlord of the Delme Arms, at last 2016's festival with wife Angie, sister-in-law Lorraine Young, and Kev Sims.

Fancy some Staggeringly Good beer? Head for Delme

A COMMUNITY pub is gearing up for its third beer festival – and the landlord is hoping it’s just as successful as the first two.

Chris Schutrups (centre) of The Mortgage Hut is presented with his award by presenter of The Gadget Show, Georgie Barat (left) and MAB Sales Director Gareth Herbert

Fareham business scoops award at conference

A MORTGAGE lender has added another award to its trophy cabinet.


Titchfield schoolchildren get stuck in to new equipment provided by Fareham College pupils

COLLEGE students lent a helping hand to a primary school.


Titchfield Common father was convinced of partner’s infidelity before Boxing Day death

A FATHER-OF-TWO was convinced that his partner of 16 years was having an affair before he died, an inquest heard.

Police received a report of a suspicious incident

Alert after driver beckons schoolgirl towards his car in Portchester

A DRIVER beckoned a young schoolgirl to get close to his car in a 'suspicious' incident that has sparked an alert, police said.

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Solent Waspi group to hold demonstration

WOMEN fighting again changes to state pension are holding a demonstration on Friday.

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Hampshire charity hosting pop-up clubs across area

POP-UP clubs are being held to give older people the chance to socialise.

Martin Montague at his home in Swanmore   Picture: Sarah Standing (170555-6583)

‘I’m not ashamed of where I grew up’

There aren’t many people who have a rags-to-riches story quite like Martin Montague.

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Rev Blackman says politicians are only human and 
make mistakes, just like Diane Abbott, right

Politicians face a barrage of nastiness

Politicians are rarely seen as people like us, human.

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Businesses can act to safeguard their information from hackers

Expert warns how to tackle threat of cyber hackers

ORGANISATIONS at risk of hackers locking their critical data and holding it to ransom can take short steps to safeguard their information.

Wickham villagers hit out at Welborne plans in scathing letter

Wickham villagers hit out at Welborne plans in scathing letter

VILLAGERS have lambasted plans for a neighbouring 6,000-home new town in a scathing letter.

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2016 Retail and Leisure Awards winner Samantha Worsey, creator of Southsea Bathing Hut

Award-winning business urges others to compete for Retail & Leisure Awards

Thanks to The News, one business owner from Southsea is able to say her company is an award-winning one – something which she says has helped with her growing success.


Solent LEP looks to bring in new faces to board

LEADERS are wanted to join a regional economic board.

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Eleanor Squires, seven, and Jack Mason, six, with the ducklings   Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (170618-1)

Beloved ducklings say farewell to Fareham school

FROM the moment these ducklings opened their eyes for the first time, blinking into the sun, schoolchildren were absolutely smitten with them.

jpns-23-05-17-014 biz dp Xebra Accounting

Location change for growing accountancy firm
Xebra Accounting, moving to a new location owing to the growth of the business.

Photograph: (Far right) Guy Robinson and the Xebra team outside the new offices at Funtley Court

Accountancy firm’s move to Fareham helps secure a bright future

AN ACCOUNTANCY firm is looking forward to the future after moving into its new HQ.

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