Rail operator ‘very sorry’

A RAIL operator says it is ‘very sorry’ for the disruption its passengers faced due to the impact of Storm Doris on Thursday.


Bacon butty blaze in Gosport is dodged

A MAN’S home was almost set alight after he had a bacon sandwich yesterday.

Suki Aerobic Gymnastics Club which trains at Brune Park Community School in Gosport Picture: Sarah Standing (170262-7244)

Gosport’s Suki shows that gymnastics doesn’t have to ‘stretch’ the bank balance

There’s not a single person who can’t appreciate the graceful moves that gymnasts can pull off.

From left: Ken Storer (83), Ray Potts celebrating his 75th birthday today, and Pete Jolliffe (70) all from Gosport. 

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Hundreds flock to join Gosport’s premier beer festival

KEGS of booze were in full flow last night as punters rushed to enjoy the opening of one of the area’s premier beer festivals.

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Fire breaks out on cargo ship off the Isle of Wight

A blaze in a cargo ship south east of the Isle of Wight has been brought under control.

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QUIZ: What type of cat are you?

What type of feline are you? Here’s your chance to find out the answer.

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8am Travel Update

8am Travel Update

HERE is this morning’s travel news.

From left, Liessa Mallinson, deputy contract at Manager Victim Support, Yvonne Carter, deputy service manager for SDAS, Claire Lambon, CEO of SDAS and Ian Stiff, contract account manager at Victim Support.

CAPTION: From left, Liessa Mallinson, Yvonne Carter, Claire Lambon and Ian Stiff.

Local charities join forces to fight domestic abuse

TWO local charities have partnered with one another to take significant steps in the fight against domestic abuse.

Worshippers from Elson and Bridgemary enjoying last year's Shrove Tuesday together. Easter is considered by many to be the most important date in the Christian calendar.

CAPTION: Worshippers from Elson and Bridgemary enjoying last year's Shrove Tuesday together.

Remember why we have Shrove Tuesday

AS I wander around the shops at the moment, I see notices for ‘pancake day’, shelves bulging with eggs, flour and milk strategically placed next to lemon juice, sugar, syrup and chocolate spread!

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Colleagues club round MS sufferer Gosport fraud victim

Colleagues club round MS sufferer Gosport fraud victim

A FRAUD victim who was cheated out of £56,000 by a friend has been overwhelmed after former colleagues have rallied to his support.

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Watch: Westminster debate sees support for Gosport naval base threatened with closure

AN MP has spoken of her delight after a campaign to save a Royal Navy training facility was given support in parliament.

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Dance to help charity raise money

A DANCE will be held to raise money for a children’s charity.

(l-r) Paul Godier, Clare Satchwell and Peter Chegwyn

Revealed: the councillors who failed to pay council tax

COUNCILLORS have racked up nearly £8,000 worth of unpaid council tax, The News can reveal.

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Felines can have a ‘purr-fect’ break at boutique cat hotel

ANY pet lover will know the guilty feeling of jetting off on holiday and leaving your beloved animal friend behind.


Trains cancelled on Portsmouth-Waterloo line

Rail passengers faced problems today as some trains were cancelled on the Portsmouth-Waterloo line.

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Let’s all do our part to eat a bit better

AS has been previously reported by The News, vegan food is now rapidly becoming a more mainstream idea – and there’s good reason for that.

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gosport 50-mile charity walk

50-mile charity walk launched in Gosport mums memory

Pictured: Helen Bulbeck from Brainstrust is pictured at Trinity Landing, Isle of Wight, with Jon Jones and his children, 14-year-old Adrienne and 12-year-old Isaac.

The family of a Gosport woman who died of a brain tumour in 2016 have helped the Isle of Wight-based charity she supported to launch a two-day, 50-mile fundraising walk around the island.


Jon Jones, his 14-year-old daughter Adrienne and 12-year-old son Isaac, from Lee-on-Solent, Gosport, joined Helen Bulbeck, co-founder and director of services at brainstrust, to launch the charitys third Follow the Seagulls two-day walk, which starts on 1 April and will cover a 50-mile route around the Isle of Wight.


Mum Jo Jones, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2010, took part in the 2016 Follow the Seagulls walk. She died last summer.


Adrienne Jones said: "Mum really enjoyed the walk. It was a challenge for all of us, but it felt good afterwards. I w

Family launch walk in memory of mum

THE family of a Gosport woman who died from a brain tumour last year have launched a 50-mile fundraising walk around the Isle of Wight.


Man bailed for his trial over moped rider death

A DRIVER is to stand trial over the death of a moped rider.

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Hampshire rail passengers urged to plan journeys as Storm Doris hits

RAIL passengers are advised to check before travelling tomorrow as gale force winds prompt Network Rail to impose speed restrictions across the train network.

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New service in Portsmouth area will support adults with ADHD

A NEW service for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder will be extended across Portsmouth and the wider area.

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