More accidents since four-lane stretch opened on M27

The number of collisions causing injuries along a much-criticised stretch of the M27 has increased on average since it was expanded from three to four lanes, The News can reveal.

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Mix of experience and skills for police panel

FIVE new members have been welcomed on to the Hampshire Police and Crime Panel.


In the Courts – latest update

n Michael Young, 62, of Harold Road, Southsea, admitted driving while disqualified in Station Street, Portsmouth, on May 4.


Going along for fun time

CHILDREN aged three to 10 can get all aboard for a Storytime Special tomorrow.

Neighbourhood policing teams in Fareham and Gosport are due to move bases

Neighbourhood police teams move into new headquarters receives plaudits from Fareham and Gosport bosses

CIVIC bosses have welcomed the news that police neighbourhood teams are moving into council offices in the coming months.

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Driver watches car go up in flames after electrical fault sparks blaze in Gosport road

A DRIVER watched his car become engulfed in flames after an electrical fault sparked a fire.

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Picture: News reader J.C. Piasco

UPDATE: All lanes open after M27 lorry crash causes delays

THE refuse lorry that overturned and blocked the M27 earlier today has now been moved.

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The Gosport Ferry

Author David Gary: Why I love the Gosport Ferry

I wanted to write my book because the Gosport Ferry occupies a special place in people’s lives.

A picture of the ring posted on Facebook by Jacinta Pearson

Distraught wife launches desperate appeal to find engagement ring lost during Great South Run

A DISTRAUGHT wife who lost her beloved engagement ring during the Great South Run is desperately appealing for help in finding the treasured family heirloom.

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Picture gallery: The Great South Run in 60 seconds

In 60 seconds, here are 60 pictures of the Great South Run.

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Picture gallery: Seven magic moments from the Great South Run

There were magic moments throughout the Great South Run.


Defibrillators installed on Gosport minibuses

THREE minibuses which offer transport for the elderly and disadvantaged have had life-saving equipment installed on board.


17 tweets to sum up the Great South Run

More than 25,000 runners turned out to take part in the Great South Run.

Police have the right to defend and protect themselves from biting or spitting when on duty

Police ‘looking at’ rolling out controversial spit hoods in Hampshire

POLICE across the area could be widely issued with controversial masks to use on people who try to spit or bit officers.

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The audience enjoying themselves at last year's Day of the Dead.

Twisted cabaret, music, film and spoken word at Darkfest

Festival with one ye firmly on the macabre will see weird and wonderful events across Portsmouth

Kate Knight, who leads the Gosport office of Biscoes, front, 
with, from left, Louise Roberts, Jen Derrick, Rachel Lees and Gary Morgan.

I’m delighted to head up an excellent team

Our columnist Kate Knight, associate at Biscoes solicitors, talks about her career history and recent promotion


In the Courts – latest update

n Ben Sharpe, 31, of Lime Grove, Paulsgrove, admitted permitting a man to use a car when there was no insurance for him.

Sharon and Paul Spindley

Thousands flock to Portsmouth for Great South Run

THOUSANDS of people flocked to Portsmouth to tackle this year’s Great South Run.

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Royal Marine veteran Tony Ryan will be running the Great South Run dressed as a bear. He is pictured with son Oliver Ryan, 14, centre, and Matthew Elson, 14, left.

Falklands veteran from Gosport to pay tribute to fallen Marines during Great South Run

A FALKLANDS veteran will be pausing for a two minutes silence at Portsmouth’s iconic Yomper statues to remember all his fallen comrades.


Protest in parliament to support Southern Railway guards

A PROTEST is to be held in support of Southern Railway guards in their long-running dispute over changes to their role.

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