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Spinnaker Tower will light up for World Wish Day

A LITTLE boy will light up the Spinnaker Tower on Saturday as part of World Wish Day.

Children at Purbrook Infant School during Blue Day 2015

Purbrook school signs up to support Blue Day

SCHOOLS and businesses are gearing up to support Blue Day next week.


Meet editor of The News in readers’ roadshow

READERS are invited to meet the editor of The News.


Hampshire fire service launch online check for home safety

A NEW online home safety check has been launched by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service.


Figures show companies sitting on ‘cash mountain’

FIRMS could be missing out on a ‘cash mountain’ that could help them to expand, according to Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking after new figures found they were tying up millions of pounds in excess working capital.


Wave 105 launches superhero fundraising day for Naomi House

RADIO station Wave 105 is calling on people to support its superhero fundraising day.

Heaven on Earth writer Sara Jeffs with Russell Watson


The greatest story ever told

A new musical telling the story of Adam and Eve is coming to Portsmouth on its debut tour next year.

Delight as presenters from Heart Hampshire present the Elizabeth Foundation with a cheque

Huge grant will make a difference to hundreds

A CHARITY which supports deaf children has been given a grant of almost £70,000.

Thomas Neal leading Portsmouth Festival Choir

Dynamic new conductor for festival choir

Portsmouth Festival Choir has just started rehearsing for their next concert under dynamic new conductor Thomas Neal.

The mayor of Fareham, Cllr Connie Hockley, opens Fareham Bowling Clubs summer season

Praise for mayor as she opens new bowling season

THE first day of the bowling season got off to a flying start when the mayor bowled a good wood.

Steve Le Gallais trains hard for the ride in the gym

Steve and friends take on epic challenge

KEEN cyclist Steve Le Gallais is facing the challenge of a lifetime.

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage at the launch of the We CAN Read website, in Gosport

MP praises volunteers tackling town’s illiteracy

A NEW website has been launched to help people who struggle to read.

Gosportarians Malcolm Dent and Simon Mason, right, with Maria Fuccio and Jeanette Mae Perry from the advice organisation, CHAT, with the sign donated by Gosportarians

Volunteers save the day for CHAT service

LOCKED IN by Real Water Productions

Exhilarating film festival

AN ADVENTURE film festival is heading back to the south coast with some extraordinary screen offerings.


Trade union to hold a minute’s silence

A WORKERS’ memorial is set to take place.

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Warning to landlords as letting agent is fined £10,000 over ‘hazards’

A LEAKY radiator, damp on walls, a loose front-door lock and holes in skirting boards have landed a letting agent with a £10,000 fine.

Anthony Storr

Burglar with ‘daft’ excuse is jailed

A BURGLAR has been jailed for 20 months after leaving behind a ‘scene of devastation’.

A woman on a bike in Commercial Road

Police warn cyclists riding down pedestrianised Commercial Road in Portsmouth

CYCLISTS caught riding in a busy pedestrianised shopping street have been warned to dismount after disabled groups complained to police.

Lisa Plested, 42, of Rowner, Gosport, paying tribute to her  friend Donna Jones who died in Portchester on April 22

Friends name ‘bubbly’ woman who died in Portchester

TRIBUTES have been paid to a mother-of-two who died suddenly.

A Fistful of Spookies

Making a decent fist of it with the Spookies at The Ashcroft in Fareham

Having been abandoned by the Australian members of The Spooky Men’s Chorale when they returned home, the UK wing of the hit festival act is soldiering on, regardless.

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