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‘Horrible shock’ as dead mouse found under windscreen wiper

A woman has spoken of her ‘horrible shock’ when she found a dead mouse under her windscreen wiper after she parked in a private road.

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The fire above Tesco Express. Credit: Lyn Murphy

Investigations into Gunwharf Quays flat fire continue

INVESTIGATIONS into a fire that ripped a hole through the wall of a fourth-storey flat continued today.

File photo of traffic on the M27

Delays on M27 towards Portsmouth

DRIVERS are being delayed during the morning rush hour.

Firefighters rescued a man in Wickham Road, Fareham, from his car

Man rescued from his car in Fareham after accident

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a man from his car after a road traffic collision.

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7.40am travel update

Here is this morning’s travel news.

Navy wife Tracey Stinton outside her MoD house in Gosport which she said was unfit to live in
Picture Ian Hargreaves (161254-6)

Military families in squalor as repair job backlog hits almost 2,000

DEPRIVED military families are being forced to beg to use their neighbours’ baths for weeks as a backlog of almost 2,000 repair jobs mounts, leaving scores of service personnel living in squalor.

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Waterlooville family say big thanks for new wheelchair

WHEN the family of Sam Merrick set up a fundraising page to get him a new wheelchair, they were blown away with how quickly the cash came in.

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Portsmouth MP calls for more support for people with arthritis

CALLS are being made for workers with arthritis to get more support.

The Kings Theatre, Southsea held an Open Day giving members of the public an oppourtunity to explore areas usually of limits and find out more about the theatre. - "The Kings Theatre" Picture Credit: Keith Woodland. PPP-170602-110301001

All the young people are taking over

THE Kings Youth Theatre and KYT Leading Lights are proud to present two shows in one evening – Death in Character and Black Comedy.

Alan Mak, centre, with chief executive Anthony Thompson and infrastructure director Simon Ratcliffe from FatFace at Dunsbury Park

CAPTION: Alan Mak, centre, at the Dunsbury Park development site.

New centre will ‘give Havant a jobs boost’

Havant MP Alan Mak has said a multi-million pound development by clothing retailer FatFace at Dunsbury Park will help secure the town’s economic future, following an inspection of the site.

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Ruth Carter, Head of Nursing for Surgery and Cancer and Lead Cancer Nurse for Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust visited the store on Clement Atlee Way to receive a �2,000 cheque.

CAPTION: Ruth Carter collects the cheque from Tesco.

Act of kindness from Tesco staff members

STAFF at Portsmouth’s North Harbour Tesco store are well-known for their charity work.


In the Courts – latest update

n Thomas Barrett, 56, of Radstock Road, Southampton, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Fareham on January 24.

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Talk on Spanish refugees to take place in Portsmouth

A HISTORIC talk on refugees will take place.

From the left are David Bunt, 52. from Bognor Regis and Paul Dyer, 42, from Lee-on-the-Solent   Picture: Sarah Standing (170270-7667)

Thousands quaff the lot at the 25th Winterfest event

PUNTERS continued to flock to a popular beer festival over the weekend as ales were consumed by the gallon.


Free parking time slashed at busy spot

VISITORS in Old Portsmouth will be restricted to one-hour free parking, despite concerns raised by studio owners.


Fears over Havant ‘Tory casino’ plan to borrow millions and grow property empire

FEARS have been raised over Havant plans to borrow millions of pounds to buy up property and make cash to protect services – a move being dubbed the ‘Conservative council casino’.

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THIS WEEK IN 1986: Marconi in jobs storm

All 600 jobs in Marconi’s Secure Radio division in Portsmouth were almost certain to be lost over the next six months, a union official alleged.

Old soldier Jack Hancock was preparing to get all charged-up for a charity spin in his Sinclair C5 (6790-1)

This week in 1986: 79-year-old takes to road for charity

Old soldier Jack Hancock was preparing to get charged-up for a charity spin in his Sinclair C5.

Jubilee 77's under 7s football club, which has recently been provided with new jackets and equipment thanks to Amey, a group that provides highway maintenance service on behalf of Hampshire County Council.

CAPTION: Group photo of the Jubilee 77 under 7s football club.

New equipment for young football stars

A KIND donation has been given to a local youth football club, who have their eyes fixed on winning their division.


Teenagers spend 24 hours in a raft to raise funds for charity

THREE teenagers braved the cold Solent waters for 24 hours in a raft in order to raise funds for charity.

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