Cyclist injured after collision with car in Gosport

A CYCLIST suffered minor injuries after a collision between his bicycle and a Vauxhall Zafira car in Gosport.

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Woman charged with drink driving after crash in Gosport

A 52-year-old woman has been charged with drink driving after a collision between cars in Gosport.

Figures show how much profit councils have made from parking

Portsmouth council makes profit of £3.5m from parking charges

PORTSMOUTH City Council made more than £3m profit from parking charges, figures released today have revealed.

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Children at Milton Locks

The joy of wildlife encounters  Lianne de Mello at Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
The Wildlife Trusts are delighted to be John Lewis Christmas charity campaign partner for 2016. This years John Lewis Christmas advert celebrates - with sparkle and a flash of magic - the joy of encountering wildlife in a garden. But how well do you know this cast of wild creatures?
Fantastic foxes are very adaptable, and thrive in cities and countryside alike. They arent fussy eaters - they hunt rodents and rabbits but will also eat earthworms, birds, fish and even fruit and vegetables given the chance. Meanwhile badgers are one of the most recognisable, well-known British mammals; theyre sociable and live together as families in a sett, made up of over 100m of tunnels, with up to 40 entrances.
Did you know that adult hedgehogs travel between 1-2km a night searching for food, and have up to 7,000 spines? Meanwhile cheeky squirrels can be seen at this time of year hoarding nuts, see

LIANNE DE MELLO: Driftwood hints at the area’s history

AN INCREDIBLE exhibition of 70 paintings currently hangs in Portsmouth Museum’s main exhibition space, sprung from the hand of the great artist Edward King.

The Clock Tower owners and schoolchildren with winner Francesca Nice, centre

Francesca’s fantastic flag to be flown from tower

SCHOOLCHILDREN got to see their home town from a whole new angle as they climbed more than 50 steps to enjoy the views at the top of the Warsash Clock Tower.


Mayor to hold carol service

Gosport’s mayor will hold her carol service on Sunday.

Teresa Stevens and her husband David Stevens from Lee-on-the-Solent with an example of their anti-piracy boarding prevention system  Picture: Malcolm Wells (13238)

Sailors’ lives saved thanks to invention

A COMPANY helping in the fight against piracy has been honoured for its lifesaving work.

Katie Povey was asked to be a flag-bearer at Westminster Abbey

Guide plays key role in prestigious abbey service

A GIRLGUIDING ranger has spoken of the moment she was a flag-bearer in front of 1,500 people at Westminster Abbey.

Rev Karen Mitchell at a previous fun day at St Matthews Church


In just over two weeks Christmas Day will be here and we will once again be sharing the true meaning of Christmas.

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Hampshire County Council is likely to join a new group that aims to improve transport in the south east

Council set to join group to help drive transport plans

A COUNCIL looks set to join a new transport body to oversee major road and rail improvements.

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Gosport veteran with dementia says tuba donation has given him his life back

joyful navy veteran Clive Pearce says he has been given a new lease of life after his wish to once again play the tuba was granted.

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From left, Tesco Fratton's clothing manager Philippa Smith, fresh lead Ryan Faulkner, store manager Jon Roberts, customer services manager Sally Noice and community champion Gemma Morrison Picture: Sarah Standing (161624-8392)

Portsmouth Tesco throws its weight behind city’s homeless campaign

HIGH street giant Tesco has backed The News’ campaign to help the area’s homeless people this Christmas.

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REVEALED: Latest most wanted suspects in Portsmouth area

REVEALED: Latest most wanted suspects in Portsmouth area

Here are the latest faces police are looking for in connection with recent crimes in the Portsmouth area.

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Sophie Parkinson, Evie Mulhall, Lewis Jack, Emily Slight and Brooke Gibson with Pam Hibbard from Caring Hands, handing over the Advent calendars they have collected

Making Christmas special for those families in need

FOR some families, just getting through the week with enough food is difficult.


In the Courts – latest update

n Charlie Young, 24, of no fixed address, admitted the theft of a TV from Asda on October 26.

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Gosport festival organiser cleared of fraud speaks out after trial

A COMPANY director has told of the ‘insurmountable stress’ he suffered after being accused of fraud.

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Gosport Leisure Park after the next stage of development

Picture: Gosport Borough Council

Coffee shop set to be built on Gosport leisure park

A RETAIL park is set to get a new coffee shop after a council marketed the land to potential investors.

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Taxis will be used to take some patients to A&E at Queen Alexandra Hospital

Ambulance service hires taxis to take patients to QA Hospital

PATIENTS with minor injuries needing treatment could be taken to hospital by a taxi instead of an ambulance in a new pilot scheme starting today.

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STUART REED: The will of the people prevails for concert

THE people have spoken. The voting’s over. The die is cast.

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