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Family offered £50 after toilet collapse nightmare

A FAMILY has been left ‘outraged’ after a housing management company offered them £50 compensation for ‘seven weeks of hell’.

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Today's weather and travel

Morning travel and weather: Train delays, chance of rain but clear roads

Here's all you need to know before you start your journey to work this morning..
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There's a chance of rain this afternoon..

Morning travel and weather: Train delays, chance of rain but clear roads

Here's all you need to know before you start your journey to work this morning..
Travel
Natasha Saunders and her son Finley   Picture: Malcolm Wells

CONSUMER: Furious Portsmouth mum ‘left in the lurch’ after £5,700 camper van conks out on first journey

Single Portsmouth mum-of-two Natasha Saunders found herself on the road to nowhere after she paid a controversial motor dealer £5,700 for a converted ambulance to take her autistic son on holiday.

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Kevin White, left, and Adrian Dowse

Taxi trade loan sharks told: pay £195,000 or face going back to jail

TWO loan sharks who received £500,000 after lending cash illegally have been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds.

Crime
Is your favourite in the latest top 20 boys’ and girls’ names?

Is your favourite in the latest top 20 boys’ and girls’ names?

OLIVIA has replaced Amelia as the most popular names given to baby girls in England and Wales in 2016.

People
Vicky Clisset pulling her Mitsubishi Shogun car in memory of her dear friend Laura Westbrook  Picture Credit: Keith Woodland (171020-0061)

Test of strength is a heartfelt tribute to tragic Laura

Vicky Clissett fought through the pain barrier to pull a Mitsubishi Shogan around a car park in memory of her friend.

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Emma Sunderland-Hansen, Kiera Baillie, fundraiser Debbie Webb and Rachel Hibbert. Picture: Keith Woodland

Women from Portsmouth encourage others to check breasts for lumps

GET yourself checked out — it could save your life.

Health
Worshippers from Hart Plain Church, Waterlooville, at a previous church breakfast

REV KATE MACFARLANE: The vicar of Hart Plain Church, Waterlooville, is looking forward to harvest festival

My earliest memory of harvest festival is going to church with my friends from Sunday school to present our harvest gifts.

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Kevin White, 57, of Bramdean Drive, Leigh Park, pictured talking on the phone and Adrian Dowse, 46, of Botley Drive, Leigh Park

Loan sharks told: pay back £195,000 or go back to prison

TWO loan sharks who received £500,000 lending cash illegally have been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds.

Crime
The search is on for our Pub of the Year

PUB OF THE YEAR: Here’s the 97 to choose from

WE all have different ideas of what makes a perfect pub.

Lifestyle
Paddy

Gosport charity looking for owner to adopt three-legged Paddy the cat

A CHARITY is calling for a loving new owner to adopt three-legged cat Paddy.

News
Sean Fagan

London terror attack cop falls victim to bomb hoax at Estee Lauder factory

A POLICE officer who dealt with the aftermath of a London terror attack was caught up in a bomb hoax, a court heard.

Crime
BBC Children In Need's Pudsey at Denmead Infant School

Schools to fundraise for ‘Spotacular’ event

SCHOOLS throughout Portsmouth are being called upon to register for the 2017 BBC Children In Need and Lloyds Banking Group campaign The Big Spotacular.

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General manager Dave Livingstone.

Havant pub named in top beer guide for the first time

A PUB is celebrating after being named in a book celebrating the best of the country’s boozers for the first time.

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Scenes from a previous instalment of the popular firework display

Rumours dismissed as council says annual Stockheath Common firework display will return

A MAJOR firework display in Leigh Park will go ahead as usual contrary to online rumours it had been axed.

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Picture: Shaun Roster

REVEALED: What is the average debt of those in the Portsmouth area?

People in the Portsmouth area have an average consumer debt of £622, a new survey has found.

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Havant MP Alan Mak with Neal Jones the managing director of Kenwood at the company's Havant headquarters

ALAN MAK: The Havant MP says Kenwood’s global outlook is blueprint for Britain’s trade policy

For more than half a century Kenwood has been at the heart of Havant’s business community, providing local jobs and a source of pride that products designed here are exported around the world.

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Graeme Clark of Wet Wet Wet

Popped in, Souled Out and going strong 30 years on

He’s sold millions of records and played in front of vast crowds as part of pop-soul stars Wet Wet Wet, but bassist/guitarist Graeme Clark doesn’t mind admitting that the prospect of going out solo makes him nervous.

Gigs and Music
Giles Babb from The Blue Bell Inn, winner of the Best Pub Award in 2016

Emsworth pub chef is nominated for prestigious national award

A PUB chef has been tipped for a prestigious national award.

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