Pub life: new book charts history of Portsmouth’s watering holes

Brothels and taverns, alehouses and inns, Portsmouth has seen them all.

Havant MP Alan Mak launches his second Havant Small Business Awards

 at Fourteas Tea Room in Havant

MP launches his awards to honour small businesses

SMALL businesses can get some well-deserved recognition as an award scheme run by an MP returns for a second year.

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Public meeting set to discuss Hayling Ferry bus service

CAMPAIGNERS are set discuss the possibility of a community-funded bus service to take people to the Hayling Island ferry..

Friends of Stansted Park with the cheque from Waitrose

Cash boost for group to preserve Stansted

THE Friends of Stansted Park have been presented with a cheque thanks to the ‘token’ efforts of shoppers.

Hayling Island Billy Line panel unveiling group

Historic Hayling Billy Heritage Project panels revealed

NEW interpretation panels detailing the historic route of a former steam railway have been unveiled.


Winners meet up to share success stories

BUSINESSES triumphant at an awards ceremony met to share their success stories.

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Martin Kemp

It’s true... Spandau star is coming to Hayling holiday park

SPANDAU Ballet star Martin Kemp is bringing his one-man show to Hayling Island.

The number of treatments available on prescriptions may be reduced as the NHS looks to save money

Prescription changes will affect low income families say Portsmouth group

GLUTEN-free food, omega-3 supplements and travel vaccinations may no longer be available on the NHS under major cost-cutting plans.

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WATCH: Woman has smear test live on Facebook to raise awareness

Thousands of people went online to watch the first ever live-streamed SMEAR TEST yesterday.

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Changes to prescriptions will affect low income families says Portsmouth group

SUPPORT groups have criticised NHS plans to scrap prescriptions for gluten-free food, omega-3 supplements and travel vaccinations.

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7.30am Travel Update

Here is this morning’s travel news.

The Widbrook Storm under 13s

Youth football team in dream first season

A YOUNG football team from Havant is going from strength to strength – in what is only their first season.

Cheryl Hadland, founder of Tops Day Nurseries Picture: Andrew Plant/Imagine Photographic

Children’s day nurseries ranked in the top 10

A CHILDREN’S day nursery chain has been named one of the best in the country.

Tom Torley of Havant Symphony Orchestra

REVIEW: Havant Symphony Orchestra at Oaklands School, Waterlooville

At their latest concert, the mayor of Havant, Faith Ponsonby, thanked the Havant Symphony Orchestra for their work in presenting concerts in the borough.

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Sally Bound, support worker at Queen Alexandra Hospital shows how it's done.

Picture: Sarah Standing (170279-3484)

QA Hospital launches campaign to tackle hand hygiene

CLEAN your hands.


Residents give cancer a kick in three-hour Body Combat Marathon

ABOUT 200 people gathered at a leisure centre to get hot and sweaty for a good cause.


Volunteers for children’s gardening scheme wanted on Hayling Island

CAN YOU spare time to plant seeds that will turn into a love of gardening in the minds of children?


Hampshire County Council - May Elections: Countdown begins

THE countdown has begun to this May’s elections.

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Emsworth artists marking the launch of the 2017 Arts Trail

First look at the 2017 Emsworth Arts Trail

THE EMSWORTH Arts Trail is set to return next week.

Abiee Harris, left, receives her award

She is a truly inspirational young woman

AN INSPIRATIONAL young woman from Hayling Island has risen to the challenge to achieve the highest award in Girlguiding.

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