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WATCH: Tandem Men pedal through city on 18,000-mile world charity mission

THEY’RE in the final stages of an epic 18,000-mile cycle around the world for charity.

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PRYZM is taking over Liquid and Envy. Picture: www.facebook.com/LukeStrattaPhotography www.lukestrattaphotography.co.uk

£1m revamp and 75 new jobs as Portsmouth nightclub Liquid and Envy changes hands

A NIGHTCLUB in Portsmouth city centre is to undergo a £1m renovation.

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Johnathon Oldland, who has been jailed for 17 years for five rapes, two sex assaults, and one count of sexual activity with a child

Portsmouth child rapist jailed for 17 years

A RAPIST has been jailed for 17 years.

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Portsmouth property prices have increased. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Portsmouth beats London as property prices soar

FIGURES show Portsmouth is second in the country for price house growth, only coming behind Manchester.

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Liquid and Envy in Stanhope Road Picture: C�sar Moreno Huerta

Police called to break up mass brawl in Portsmouth street

A LARGE fight erupted in the centre of Portsmouth as revellers left a nightclub.

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A wellwisher lays flowers outside the Houses of Parliament Picture: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Portsmouth MP ‘very upset’ after Westminster terror attack

AN MP has thanked people for warm messages after the terror attack in Westminster.

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Hundreds of visitors attended the Castle Road Fair and Record Store Day in Castle Road, Southsea, last year.

Vinyl fans prepare for big day

VINYL-lovers are preparing to join long queues to get hold of exclusive records on a major event on the music calendar.

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‘We do all we can    to rescue these horses...’

‘We do all we can to rescue these horses...’

In 2016 the RSPCA’s 24-hour emergency helpline received 1,153,744 calls from members of the public.

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The fun fair at Clarence Pier in Southsea.  Picture: Sarah Standing (160944-6733) PPP-160725-173455001

Preparing for new £1 coin costs councils and firms thousands

BUSINESSES and councils have been forced to fork out thousands of pounds in preparation for the introduction of the new £1 coin.

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A CGI of the planned Travelodge for Stanhope Road in Portsmouth

Major Portsmouth economy boost bid with hotel high-rise plan

THIS is the first look at the latest high-rise building that could transform the city centre skyline.

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Portsmouth rehabilitation service rated Good by CQC

A SERVICE helping people recuperate has been rated as ‘good’ by inspectors.

Health

Volunteers needed for online rheumatology scheme in Portsmouth

VOLUNTEERS are needed for a new project to educate and support people living with arthritis and other connective tissue diseases.

Health

Wheelchair user says she was not allowed on to three city buses

A WHEELCHAIR user from Portsmouth has accused a bus company of ‘discrimination’ after three drivers refused to allow her to board their buses.

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City bar to hold event to support charity

A SOUTHSEA bar is raising cash for a children’s deafness charity.

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The Essoldo cinema on the corner of Devonshire Avenue in 1961.  Picture: Barry Cox

‘Take us in mister, I wanna see Flash Gordon at the Bug Hutch’

Our picture earlier this week of the Essoldo cinema on the corner of Eastney Road and Devonshire Avenue, Eastney, sparked memories for Tony King. He recalls it well having lived in Devonshire Avenue from 1940 until 1957.

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(L-r) Neil Blight, Vincent Coleman and Chris Ayling

Colas staff spruce up front of homeless shelter

A homeless shelter received a bright new look thanks to Colas, the highways maintenance contractor for Portsmouth City Council.

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Martin Rae will complete a 2000-mile bike ride from Land's End to John O'Groats, and back, for The Rachel Foundation. 
Picture: Ian Hargreaves.

Southsea man to tackle famous cycle route for charity – with a twist

A keen cyclist is set to take on a 2,000-mile round trip for a fertility charity.

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Carole Dampner, CEO of the Roberts Centre, The 'Robert Bear', with Elaine Willoughby and the Teddy Bear that had belonged to her late son Nathan.

First winner of Portsmouth charity’s photo contest is revealed

PORTSMOUTH charity The Roberts Centre has revealed the first winner of its monthly ‘Where’s the Bear?’ competition.

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The initiative aims to get more children involved in church

All fun and games at St James’ Church

SOMETIMES if I’m chatting with friends who don’t go to church, I might say I follow Jesus.

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Southsea school’s cub reporters quiz News journalist Tom

MY JOB as a reporter has seen me interview hundreds – perhaps thousands – of people from all walks of life.

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