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Join us at church for Family Sundays

RECENTLY, there has been a growing understanding of how important it is to explore faith together as a family.

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Kevin Porter, left, and Rear Admiral Jeremy Larken, right, sign copies of Kevins book, below

Mental health charity benefits from new book

A FALKANDS War veteran has donated £200 from sales of his autobiography to a mental health charity which supported him through his darkest times.

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Mum’s fury at mouldy McDonald’s burger bun

Mum’s fury at mouldy McDonald’s burger bun

IT WAS supposed to be a quick and tasty lunch with a friend and her nephew.

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Staunton Country Park. Picture: Paul Jacobs

Staunton Country Park set for rejuvenation after £2.85m lottery cash boost

A COUNTRY park will undergo restoration work after receiving a major lottery funding boost.

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St James' Hospital, in Milton, has mental health services run by Solent NHS Trust.
 Picture: Sarah Standing (150538-1024)

CQC says mental health is at ‘crossroads’ while Portsmouth provider is adapting services

THE man in charge of mental health at Solent NHS Trust said they have adapted their service in response to people’s changing needs of care.

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POLL: Should the government impose a £10 limit on wagers for fixed odds betting machines?

POLL: Should the government impose a £10 limit on wagers for fixed odds betting machines?

The News is calling for restrictions on ‘highly addictive’ fixed odds betting terminals - but what do you think?

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Havant police has launched a drive against juvenile nuisance

Police say crackdown on thugs and yobs in Havant area is starting to pay off

POLICE investigating two violent incidents in the Havant area have said that, overall, a crackdown on nuisance behaviour is working.

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Hayling islanders are set to receive expert hearing services

Specsavers and Hayling Clinic team up on island

AS of August this year the Specsavers Hearing Centre in Havant will be helping the residents of Hayling Island.

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Councillor Gwen Blackett alongside the tree planted in her name.

Picture: Sarah Standing

Havant’s longest-serving councillor is honoured with a tree for 43 years of service

HAVANT’S longest-serving councillor has been honoured with a tree planted in her name.

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Choir to host summer show at Drayton church

MEMBERS of a choir are holding a summer show for all to enjoy.

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Families enjoy the activities arranged by the Family Church

So much for families to enjoy at church’s fun day

THOUSANDS of families descended on a park to make the most of free activities.

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MP Alan Mak welcomes cash boost for schools in Havant

AN MP has welcomed the government’s commitment to increase funding for schools across his constituency.

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Jane as Empress Hoonigustus with some of her family, fellow members of staff, governors and senior members from the world of Scouting   Picture: Malcolm Wells (170119-6009)

Waterlooville teacher Jane becomes Empress Hoonigustus!

THEY’VE been learning about the Roman Empire all term.

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NATIONAL: Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

NATIONAL: Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

ICE served in drinks at the three biggest fast-food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

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WATCH: More spectacular readers' pictures of the big storm

Thanks to everyone who has sent us pictures of the big storm that hit the area during the night.

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Police say crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Havant is working

Police say crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Havant is working

POLICE investigating two serious incidents in the Havant area have said a crackdown on nuisance behaviour is working.

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Traffic disruption to hit Waterlooville during work on roundabout and eight-week road closure

Traffic disruption to hit Waterlooville during work on roundabout and eight-week road closure

DISRUPTION for road users is expected to begin later this month, as Portsmouth Water carries out work in Hulbert Road, Waterlooville.

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Dawn and Amy Richardson celebrate Baffins Pond winning a Green Flag award

Portsmouth parks named some of the best in the world

Three Portsmouth parks have been named some of the best in the world.

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The 18-tonne dragon patcher is part of the new fleet unveiled by Hampshire County Council which will be deployed across the areas roads over the next seven years.

Flame-spewing ‘dragon’ to fix potholes across Hampshire

A ‘FIRE-BREATHING’ pothole-busting machine is set to take to Hampshire’s roads next month as part of a new fleet of vehicles looking to fix the sorry state of the county’s highways.

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WATCH: Readers' pictures and videos of the big storm

Readers have been sending us their spectacular shots of the big storm over the Portsmouth area during the night.
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