REVEALED: More than 5,000 people rush to register to vote ahead of General Election

IT’S time to register and vote in ‘the most important election for a generation’.


PICTURE GALLERY: Remembering the first Blue Day in 2008

As we prepare for Blue Day next Friday, here’s our look back at the first time the event was held.

An artist's impression of how Portsmouth Retail Park could look.

Nine high street names including Greggs, Home Bargains and Subway lined up for new £16.2m Portsmouth Retail Park

EIGHT new stores and a gym are set to come to a new retail park in Portsmouth.

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Junction between Lake Road and Kingston Road. Picture: Google Maps

Police to review CCTV footage after man is arrested on Portsmouth bus

Police will review CCTV footage from a bus service in Portsmouth after a man became abusive towards the driver and fellow passengers.

Could we be set for a bank holiday washout in Portsmouth?

Could we be set for a bank holiday washout in Portsmouth?

If you’re planning a chilled weekend away with the bank holiday round the corner, then you might want a pack an umbrella just in case.


WATCH: Did police officer punch out at Pompey fans?

An investigation has been launched into whether a policeman aimed punches at Pompey fans.

UPDATE: Driver injured after van and car collide in Southsea

UPDATE: Driver injured after van and car collide in Southsea

A van and a car have been involved in a crash in Southsea this morning.

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An aerial shot of St Marys May Fayre

Celebrating our life in Fratton together

THE image of a village summer fair is one you may be familiar with –through Midsummer Murders or similar TV dramas.

Baffins Pond, where an environmental study centre will open tomorrow. Inset, George Benham, the late founder of the Baffins Pond Association.

Realising a community’s environmental dream

A STUDY centre is to be opened at a picturesque community pond.

Sant Yago

FOOD REVIEW: Sant Yago, Southsea

When you phone up to book a table at a restaurant and find all the Fridays and Saturdays for the next few months are full up, your expectations are high.

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Geoff Fazackarley

Brothers fall out over claims in election leaflet

TWO brothers are at loggerheads over an election leaflet in which one was branded a ‘bully’.

The picturesque cottages that once sat behind the original Coach and Horses pub at Hilsea, Portsmouth.

Quaint old farm cottages were behind Coach and Horses pub

The cottages in the main picture here looked as though they should have been nestling in the centre of a quaint mid-Hampshire village.


In the Courts – latest update

n Damien Thomas, 32, of Forton Road, Gosport, was found guilty of assault by beating on September 2 last year. He was given a community order with 20 days of rehabilitation activities and 60 hours of unpaid work.

The Great South Run in 2016

Pensioner who could not walk for 20 minutes set to take on Great South Run

The world’s leading 10-mile running event, the Simplyhealth Great South Run, returns this year on the weekend of October 21 and 22.

Centre right, Alan Priddy with centre left, Bear Grylls and members of Team Britannia at Hayling Island

Portsmouth Cub gets a dream interview with adventurer Bear Grylls

RENOWNED adventurer Bear Grylls was ‘grilled’ by a young Cub Scout during a visit to Hayling Island.

Gerald Vernon-Jackson at his general election 2017 campaign launch at the Royal Beach Hotel in Southsea

Lib Dems’ Gerald Vernon-Jackson launches campaign for Portsmouth South

A FORMER council leader has set his sights on bolstering the city’s education and health services as he outlined his bid to become an MP.

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Portsmouth MP praises new act of law to help the city’s homeless

A NEW act of law that requires councils provide advice and help those living on the streets has been welcomed by an MP at it was given royal assent

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Portsdown Artillery volunteers firing the mighty 32 pounder gun in the North Caponier of Fort Nelson

Big guns to come out at night

A RARE after-hours opportunity will allow visitors to explore Fort Nelson and experience the power and might of the big guns at night.


Data shows shopping trends

TRENDS data compiled by online shopping service Amazon.co.uk has revealed that Sunday, June 4 is when the British summer will really kick-off this year.

Baffins Milton Rovers FC with Danny Philips from Taylor Wimpey following Taylor Wimpeys donation to their new facilities

Club gets a boost

A FOOTBALL club has been given a helping hand from a developer.

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