Reminder for people to choose right centre for medical care this bank holiday

PEOPLE are being reminded to make the right choice this bank holiday weekend if they need medical care.


Business in Portsmouth and Gosport wants to raise £25,000 to help hospices

A COMPANY is hoping to raise thousands of pounds to help hospices.


Police boss vows to be community champion

THE crime commissioner has vowed to make the county safer as he reaches a milestone in office.

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The funeral of Dave Pitt was held at The Holy Trinity Church on Trinity Green Gosport Picture: Malcolm Wells (160826-7356)

Bikers pay tribute to fellow Gosport rider by helping in funeral

SCORES of selfless motorcyclists thundered out in force to pay tribute to a late twin brother.

Gemma Featherstone in Gosport where her husband David was attacked 

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Gosport man left with multiple bleeds on the brain after malicious attack

A FAMILY have been left devastated after a father who was maliciously attacked is suffering from short-term memory loss.

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Cookout will bring people together

Families with children who have autism can enjoy an action-packed fun day.


Lads' Pokemon Go fun and games delights crowds

THE antics of a group of friends has attracted attention from charities after they delighted crowds at Gunwharf Quays while dressed as giant Pokemon.

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Gosport lifeboat tows 31ft catamaran to safety
Gosport independent lifeboat was called to assist a stricken 31ft catamaran in The Solent on Thursday evening.
UK Coastguard requested Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Services lifeboat, the Joan Dora Fuller, take over a tow of a casualty vessel from Bembridge Lifeboat after it had got into difficulties off Ventor, Isle of Wight, at around 1930.
GAFIRS rendezvoused with the RNLI launch at 2200 at No Mans Land Fort and took over the tow of the catamaran, which had only the skipper on board.
The craft had left Dartmouth earlier that day and got into difficulties when its engine failed and a lack of wind left it dead in the water. 
GAFIRS coxswain Brian Pack said: We placed a crewman on board the casualty vessel and rigged a tow line. The catamaran was tricky to tow, though, as it had a problem with its steerage.
It took around an hour to tow the vessel to Gosport Marina where she was safely brought alongside with the help of Hillhead Coastguard Rescue Team.

Gafirs help town stricken catamaran to safety

A STRICKEN catamaran had to be towed to shore after having trouble with its engine.

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Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in Gosport crash

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision on the A32.


In the Courts – latest update

n Richard Edgington, 55, of Union Road, Milton, admitted using threatening abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress.

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Motorcyclist Daniel Stone died after trying to overtake lorry in Fareham

EMOTION ran high as a tearful mother thanked a Royal Navy officer for comforting her motorcyclist son just moments before he died in the road.


Sport festival invites new hockey players to play

PEOPLE are being invited to try hockey in a festival dedicated to the sport.

Centre, from left,: Gosport Marine Scene advisor Cllr John Beavis, Gosport Mayor Lynn Hook and ASTO Chairman James Stevens with the young crews of 21 sailing boats which finished the ASTO Dartmouth to Gosport Small Ships Race overnight into Wednesday Picture: Max Mudie/ASTO

Sailors thank Gosport’s hospitality with a parade through the town centre

HUNDREDS of young sailors docked up in a local marina after taking part in a gruelling race.

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Centenary of coastal forces boats marked with sail-past

ONE hundred years of Coastal Forces boats – known as the Spitfires of the Seas – were celebrated with a sail-past.


Charges for dumping building waste at Hampshire’s tips set to come in

CHARGES for dumping building waste will be brought in at recycling centres.

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Josh McCune at Bay House School

Gosport student sits 31 exams and gains a C in Latin

THE GCSE period is a hectic time for any student given how thick and fast exams come.

Amber Feilder at Bay House School 
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Gosport dad left proud as punch as daughter gains 10 A* GCSEs

AS a parent, there is no better feeling than seeing your child succeed after they have put countless hours of hard work into something.

From left, Alistair Ellis, Edward Gandar, James Leaverlamp, and Andrew Graham at Bay House School in Gosport 
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Gosport schools show improved GCSE results after a difficult few years

TWO previously failing schools gained superb GCSE results as rapid improvements were made at the school.

Met Office issues heavy rain alert for Portsmouth

Met Office issues heavy rain alert for Portsmouth

Forecasters today issued an alert that thundery rainstorms are expected in the Portsmouth area.

LIVE! GCSE results day

LIVE! GCSE results day

Pupils across the Portsmouth region are getting their GCSE results.

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