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Morning travel and weather: mainly sunny

PEOPLE living in Portsmouth can expect a mainly sunny day with some rain in the late afternoon.

News

Survey reveals success for Help to Buy scheme

MORE than 650 Portsmouth residents have used the Help to Buy scheme to get them onto the property ladder, a survey has revealed.

Portsmouth
Hayley Barnett from Hilsea  was targeted by online scammers

For sale on the dark web: thousands of Portsmouth people’s identities

CYBER hackers are trading online passwords of at least 116,000 accounts belonging to people Portsmouth on the dark web every day in a bid to extort them for cash and goods, a probe by Johnston Press Investigations team has found.

Business
A Hendy team ride their way to the Sky Tour de Ford finish line at a previous event

Business welcomes local cyclists to enter big ride

CYCLISTS in Southampton are being invited to a Team Sky Tour de Ford ride hosted by Hendy on August 5.

Business
Elaine Dorey outside court

Accused driver in fatal Fareham motorcyclist crash ‘thought car was going to catch fire’

A DRIVER accused of running a red light and causing a fatal crash that left a motorcyclist dead has told a jury she has had ‘no doubt’ she went through on green.

Crime

‘I’m not a quitter...I’m moving forward’

When Sara Gohl went on a dream family holiday to the Balearic Islands last year, she made a discovery which would change her life forever.

Health
Damage caused to cars in Tudor Crescent, Cosham, Portsmouth, on the morning of Thursday, January 26, 2017

Picture: Isobella Ash and Andre Harrison-Fisher PPP-170126-174642001

PICTURES: Drink-driver avoids jail after 14-car crash in Portsmouth

A DRIVER who admitted damaging 13 parked cars and a building in a crash has avoided being sent to prison.

Crime 1
jpns-22-07-17 retro July 2017

Adventure park - These boys were digging holes to install one of the constructions which will be built in the adventure playground at Arundel Street, Portsmouth (0739-2)

THIS WEEK IN 1976: Landport children to make their own adventure playground

Life had taken an adventurous twist for Landport children as Portsmouth’s long-awaited new adventure playground opened.

Portsmouth

THIS WEEK IN 1976: ‘Monstorous’ act by Portsmouth hospital

Nurses at a Portsmouth hospital were accused of a ‘monstrous’ decision to turn away a mentally ill man.

Portsmouth
Solent University is working with local schools to encourage careers for women in IT

University hosts event to get girls interested in IT

A review has revealed that women make up only 12 per cent of the IT/Cyber workforce industry.

Portsmouth
Jenny Cornish

Salon worker is youngest to receive master award

A HAIR and beauty salon in Fareham has been awarded its third Master Colourist trophy.

Fareham

Inheritance tax benefits talk

A Chichester-based firm is holding a seminar on charitable gifts and how the public can take advantage of inheritance tax benefits.

West Sussex

Teenage BMX rider named world champion one year after life-changing accident

AN INSPIRATIONAL teenager who has defied all odds in recovering from a horrific accident can now call himself a BMX world champion – just one year after being told he’d never ride again.

Portsmouth
The team that completed the Sun Rise to Sunset Challenge, from left:

Ruth Chaplin, Rania Scott, Sharon Nanson and Clare Pimm

Firefighters rescue man from car after Southwick crash

A team of colleagues completed a gruelling 11-hour challenge of physical endurance to raise money for charity.

Fareham
Dylan Kelson, above, and Joseph Grout, below, let rip on stage

Youngsters prove their ‘metal’ with rock concert

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of Biffy Clyro and Oasis, more than 50 music students took to the stage of the Wedgewood Rooms for the performance of their lives.

Gigs and Music
£15m homes scheme for St James’ Hospital site sparks fears over traffic and city overcrowding

£15m homes scheme for St James’ Hospital site sparks fears over traffic and city overcrowding

A £15m plan to build 115 homes on a Portsmouth hospital site has been revealed.

Business 2
Rev Sean Blackman says laughter is good for the body and soul

Having a laugh is a serious matter

Every year, thousands converge on Edinburgh for the celebrated festival’s comedy line-up.

Portsmouth
A man spotted on CCTV at robbery at Co-op in Twyford Avenue, Stamshaw on Saturday, July 22. Picture: Hampshire police

Robber chased by pub punters after threatening Co-op workers in Portsmouth

THIS man is wanted by police after a fleeing robber who pushed a worker to the floor was chased by pub-goers.

Crime

UPDATE: Dogs die after flat fire in Portchester

Police have arrested three people after a flat fire in which two dogs died.

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Police want to find the flasher

Man flashed teenage victim after following her in Leigh Park

A TEENAGER walking in a secluded area was flashed by man, police said.

Crime
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