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Firefighters issue warning after tumble dryer blaze

CREWS from Gosport Fire Station were called to a tumble dryer fire in the early hours of the morning.

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Duncan Slater with Dan Roiz de Sa

Gosport doctor and double amputee veteran complete marathon across the Sahara

DOUBLE amputee Duncan Slater completed one of the toughest races on the planet alongside friend Dan Roiz de Sa.

News

Weekend clubs in Gosport aim to tackle loneliness

TWO new clubs are looking to tackle loneliness and provide social events for older people.

News
From left, Cllr Paul Godier, Cllr Steve Wemyss, Cllr Robert New, Cllr Jim Fleming, Cllr Jennie Brent, Cllr Donna Jones, The Rucksack Project's Joanne Vines, Cllr Luke Stubbs, Cllr Linda Symes, The Rucksack Project's Sammy Barcroft, and Portsmouth City Council's housing options manager Elaine Bastable

Support The News’ in raising money for Bus Project

IN LESS than a week members of The News’ editorial team will be running a relay and covering the distance of a marathon.

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Chris is encouraging people to visit the New Forest

Ditch technology, head into the country

COULD you identify a bluebell or point out a kingfisher?

Portsmouth

Crewsaver appointed as official safety provider

A GOSPORT marine safety firm has been selected to work at the 35th America’s Cup.

Business
The Lady Hamilton Pub in The Hard, Portsmouth

Family fun day to be held at Gosport pub for a good cause

FAMILY fun is set to come to a Gosport pub in aid of two good causes.

Business

Special constables in Hampshire to attend Scas 999 calls

A SCHEME has launched today that will see police officers help the ambulance service in providing life-saving care.

Crime
Crews competing in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race. Picture: onEdition

Clipper race to start and finish in Liverpool

The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race is set to return to Liverpool this year.

Lifestyle

Hampshire fire service launch online check for home safety

A NEW online home safety check has been launched by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage at the launch of the We CAN Read website, in Gosport

MP praises volunteers tackling town’s illiteracy

A NEW website has been launched to help people who struggle to read.

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Gosportarians Malcolm Dent and Simon Mason, right, with Maria Fuccio and Jeanette Mae Perry from the advice organisation, CHAT, with the sign donated by Gosportarians

Volunteers save the day for CHAT service

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From left, chairman John Bevan, Kevin Casey, and The Mayor of Gosport Councillor, Lynn Hook at the Diving Museum with a new arrival, the world's oldest diving helmet 
Picture: Ian Hargreaves (170347-2)

Society unveils £1.93m plan to transform Gosport’s Diving Museum

AMBITIOUS multi-million pound plans to transform a diving museum into a ‘high quality attraction’ have been revealed.

Gosport

Telecoms firm expands and takes on new office

TELECOMS provider Future Communications Specialists has taken a new 15-year lease on a property in Gosport as part of its expansion plans.

Business
HMS Daring has almost completed her nine-month deployment overseas. Photo: Royal Navy

Portsmouth warship steams into Russia’s backyard amid rising tensions

BRITAIN’S most advanced air defence warship has been spotted steaming through the Bosphorus and into the Black Sea – Vladimir Putin’s backyard.

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Gosport to hold service and parade of Falklands 35th anniversary

A COMMEMORATION service and parade will be held to mark the 35th anniversary of the Falklands conflict.

Defence

Majority of parents got school places in Hampshire

THE majority of parents who applied for school places to Hampshire County Council schools have been offered a place at one of their preferred primaries.

Education
Oboists Mel Espin and Wendy Carpenter will play in Milan

Milan, a city of rich musical heritage

OBOISTS Wendy Carpenter, from Drayton, and Mel Espin from east Hampshire, are excited because they are going to perform in Milan.

Portsmouth
Alice Taylor, Val Hockley and her granddaughter Ellie Hockley and Sandy Mitchell from
Fareham Flower Club at a previous event. They are all taking part in the Lonely Bouquet Campaign

Spreading a little joy with lots of beautiful bouquets

YOU may soon notice bunches of flowers springing up in unexpected place.

Football
A redundant Blackpool tram in Havant goods yard between 1964 and 1966.  Picture: Barry Cox Collection

A streetcar named Hayling Billy would have run on saved line

When the Hayling Island branch line closed in November 1963 there were dreams of preserving the line.

Heritage
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