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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Wrap up warm out there!

Wrap up warm out there!

Britain will have a chilly weekend with widespread frost potentially causing dangerous driving conditions.


Hospice gets thousands of pounds from Hampshire Freemasons

A HOSPICE which cares for children with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses has received a donation of more than £7,000.


Resurfacing work to continue on motorway sections

RESURFACING work on the M27’s westbound carriageway will continue until next Friday.

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The damaged door of a commentary box at Fareham Town FC after the fire set by Paul Barber Picture: CPS Wessex

Homeless man set fire to Fareham Town FC commentary box after row

A HOMELESS man has avoided a jail term after setting fire to a commentary box at a football stadium.

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Credit: Daniel Smith

Strange lights prompt wild UFO speculation

FLASHING lights and strange objects have been spotted in the air by residents across the area, prompting speculation about UFOs.

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Firefighters called to two stuck lifts

FOUR people had to be rescued from two separate lifts by firefighters today.

Lucy Porter

‘Aw, it’s all 
right love, it 
all works out 
in the end...’

Comic Lucy Porter has found herself living a life her teenage self might not have approved of, but she’s quite happy with that.

Fareham MP Suella Fernandes will decide who wins the students debating contest

SUELLA FERNANDES: This is a great opportunity to hone debating skills

I HAVE invited pupils from Fareham schools to pit their wits against pupils from other local schools in a debating competition.

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7.30am Travel Update

Here is this morning’s travel news.

Workshops are aiming to reduce the number of injuries among over-65s this winter

Trusts call on people to follow tips and prevent falls

WITH A&E facing an increase in demand, people over 65 are being encouraged to take part in exercises to reduce their chances of having a fall.

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Shoppers dug deep to fill Father Christmas collection buckets for Fareham Lions Club

Scouts and earthquake victims helped by Lions

MORE than £2,000 was raised for good causes – thanks to Father Christmas.


Fareham fire station alerted after tree stump is set alight

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a small fire thought to have been started by a member of the public.


New cabinet unveiled for Winchester City Council

THE new cabinet for a council has been announced.


Licence reminder for area’s hotels

HOTELS across the area are urged to make sure they have their TV licence in check after new rules came into force.


Britten-Norman continue to object to plans for IFA2 interconnector

PROPOSALS for a new £500m interconnector at an airfield have been criticised by an aviation manufacturer.

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Fareham champion fundraiser to saddle up with Denise Van Outen in 187-mile India challenge

HE’s raised just less than £25,000 to fund research into brain tumours for the last six years and clocked up more than 2,100 miles on his saddle in the process.

What Bar + Block will look like

Whiteley’s newest steak restaurant and bar offering half-price food pre-opening

A NEW steak restaurant and bar is offering trials of its service before its grand opening.

BAR sustainability director Susie Tomson accepts the award with editor of Boating Business Katina Read and sales manager Lyndsay Hall

Going green lands BAR another top accolade

COMMITMENT to sustainability has seen Land Rover BAR scoop another award for its environmental policies.

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WATCH: Drivers caught out by police using phones at the wheel

This video shows the moments police spotted and caught out motorists for putting peoples’ lives at risk.

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