Portsmouth’s new Flaming Rooster restaurant will become the first of many, says owner

A RESTAURANT owner has big plans for a new franchise after its doors were opened to the public for the first time.

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Man found dead at Farlington Marshes

A man has been found dead at a popular Portsmouth beauty spot.

Wrap up warm out there!

Wrap up warm out there!

Britain will have a chilly weekend with widespread frost potentially causing dangerous driving conditions.


Three arrested in Portsmouth bike thefts investigation

TWO men and a boy were arrested by police investigating bike thefts.


Hospice gets thousands of pounds from Hampshire Freemasons

A HOSPICE which cares for children with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses has received a donation of more than £7,000.

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Government slams door on attempts to salvage £300,000 Portsmouth shiphall fund

THE door has been slammed shut on efforts to claw back from Whitehall £300,981 set aside to bring new businesses into Portsmouth’s shiphall.

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Left-right: chief executive of the Solent LEP Anne-Marie Mountifield, Lord Bridges, Leader of Portsmouth City Council Cllr Donna Jones
Left-right: chief executive of the Solent LEP Anne-Marie Mountifield, Lord Bridges, Leader of Portsmouth City Council Cllr Donna Jones

Businesses speak up over the UK’s Brexit strategy during EU round-table meeting in Portsmouth

BUSINESS leaders in the Portsmouth area have praised one of the ministers in charge of Brexit for listening to their views on the UK’s decision to move away from Europe.

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Linda Denham-Larholt outside court

Mother who sexually abused young son spared jail

A SON sexually abused by his own mother as a child has spoken out after she was spared jail, saying: ‘She’s dead to me.’

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Police turn up to the Venture Tower as protestors thought to be from the far-right make an appearance Picture: Habibur Rahman

‘Far-right’ gang disrupt event in Portsmouth gathering aid for refugees

POLICE were called after protesters, believed to be from a far-right group, targeted two events.

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Gosport's Alex Thomson is watched by his wife Kate, son Oscar and daughter Georgia, as he celebrates with champagne after finishing second in the Vendee Globe race Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Gosport sailor Alex Thompson hailed for his incredible second in the Vendee Globe

HE IS a true hero whose exploits fill us with pride.

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The Bristol Perseus propeller on the beach at Eastney

Catch of the day – a Second World War bomber’s engine

Back in August 1971 a fisherman working in Langstone Harbour caught more than he bargained for.


Shredder van catches fire

A VEHICLE used for shredding paper caught fire.


Resurfacing work to continue on motorway sections

RESURFACING work on the M27’s westbound carriageway will continue until next Friday.

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Portsmouth to debate offering free kennel places to dogs of city’s homeless

Portsmouth to debate offering free kennel places to dogs of city’s homeless

HOMELESS people may no longer have to choose between getting help and their pets if councillors approve a new city-wide kennel initiative.

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Portsmouth drivers were angered after complications led to them being caught up in massive rush hour tailbacks (5126-1)

THIS WEEK IN 1981: City tempers frayed amid rush hour chaos

Southern Gas faced a storm of protest after its workmen brought rush hour misery to thousands of Portsmouth commuters.

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Strange lights prompt wild UFO speculation

FLASHING lights and strange objects have been spotted in the air by residents across the area, prompting speculation about UFOs.

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Bellringers looking forward to VIP visit

A GUILD of bellringers will be hosting two special guests for a taster session.

From left, Simon Magorian, Michelle Lincoln and Ross Campbell in Guildhall Square last night 

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Protestors in Portsmouth hit out at Donald Trump

SCORES of people headed to Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square to protest as Donald Trump was sworn into office to become the 45th president of America.

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The crash site in Old Portsmouth    PHOTO: Damian Harrington

Pensioner taken to hospital after funeral cortege crashes into Portsmouth pub

A PENSIONER has been taken to hospital after a funeral cortege crashed into a pub this afternoon.

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Police were called to an incident in Paulsgrove

Arrest made after public order incident in Paulsgrove

A MAN was arrested on suspicion of assault following a public order incident in Paulsgrove.

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