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FOOD REVIEW: Friendly Phil’s, Port Solent

We’re back at Port Solent, drawn in by the free parking, sunshine and marina location. Only this time, it’s for a casual lunch date with Dish Detective’s mum.

Eating Out
Youngsters enjoying dressing up at Picnic in the Park 2016, at Park Community School

Engaging the community with park picnic

NOW that the sunshine is here our thoughts will turn to summer activities.

Izabella Darmin with chef David Griffin-Shepherd and overall runner-up Jonny Smith

Young chefs prove that they are culinary heroes

A TALENTED young chef has triumphed in a national competition.

Rev Chris says prayers help even those without faith

A prayer can mean the world to people

ONE of the things I really enjoy is meeting people and listening to what they want to say.

Children will also be taking part in Thy Kingdom Come,  with crafts, games and food at Messy Church

Christians around the world will be praying

Worshippers praying in Portsmouth Cathedral

We should change the things we can change

The morning after the Manchester terrorist attack, I was walking home from St Faith’s Church, in Landport.


Breast cancer screening for women in Fareham

A MOBILE breast cancer screening unit will be available for women aged between 50 and 70.

Claudia Cubbage, principal of Henry Cort Community College in Fareham

School hopes laughter will help to plug funding gap

A SCHOOL has turned to hosting comedy nights in a bid to raise funds in the face of pending education cuts.

Fast Launch Isinglass bound for Wales in the early 1970s.

Portsmouth’s speedy ‘grey ghosts’ which were the army’s navy

My recent picture, below, of a boat on board a low-loader belonging to Park’s of Southsea, aroused much interest.

John Taylor, front holding the trophy, with Jo Dallas Portsmouth Tennis Centre manager, Dan Jolliffe, Macca Neaves and Peter Gunn BH Lives chief executive.

Disability scheme nets tennis centre top regional award

TENNIS players have been buoyed after the city’s centre was handed an award for its disability scheme.


Man in court after boy has injuries to fingers

A MAN has appeared in court after police said a 17-year-old boy suffered serious injuries to his fingers.

Izabella Darmin, from Havant, with chef David Griffin-Shepherd and runner-up Jonny Smith, from Gosport, at a food demonstration following their Rotary competition success

Young chefs prove that they are culinary heroes

TALENTED young chefs were invited to demonstrate their skills in front of foodies.

Crowds of revellers at last year's festival

Out da club and into the fields

PORTSMOUTH’S premier dance music event returns this weekend as up to 30,000 people are expected to Mutiny Festival this weekend.

Gigs and Music

Safety system issue causes train delays

PROBLEMS with a track safety system caused delays on trains yesterday.

Employees from Pfizer with Sue Webber, left, from Butser Ancient Farm

Pfizer workers spend time volunteering at popular attraction

A group of 10 willing volunteers took time out of their working days to help out Butser Ancient Farm.

Teresa Standen had her hair shaved off for Macmillan Cancer Support and The Little Princess Trust

Fareham employee braves a complete head shave for two good causes

In a bid to help not just one charity, but two, a woman from Fareham braved the shave for the good of others in front of her colleagues.

From left, Pauline Scutt, Michael Evans, Roark McMaster, Colin Hill and Tony Berry  Group wants to set up a community-led shuttle bus in Hayling Island

Campaigner asks for community’s support in getting Hayling Island bus project off the ground

I WON’T give up, the island needs this – that’s the message from one campaigner who is vowing to start a community-funded shuttle bus service.

Hayling Island
A computer-generated image of the new multi-purpose health building

Plan unveiled for new five-storey health hub in North End

AMBITIOUS proposals have been revealed to create a new multipurpose health hub on one of the city’s main roads.

A little girl prepares to release a heart-shaped balloon during a vigil for the victims of the Manchester bombing on the steps of Portsmouth Guildhall. 

Picture Keith Woodland (170679-005)

Portsmouth unites in moving vigil for the victims of Manchester attack

United in its grief following the Manchester attack, Portsmouth came together to pay respect to the fallen.


Eldon Arms receiving a big upgrade

THE landlady of The Eldon Arms is looking to completely revitalise the venue.

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