Man avoids jail after being caught spending fake £50 notes at Gunwharf Quays

A MAN who was caught buying designer clothes with fake cash has been given a community order.

Detail from an exact replica of Lord Nelson's diamond Chelengk jewels. Picture:Andrew Matthews/Press Association

Replica of Nelson’s stolen jewel on display

Replica of Lord Nelson’s lost jewel to go on display


Pupils lace up trainers for schools sprint contest

SCORES of children stepped into the shoes of professional athletes for a day as part of an inter-schools competition.

Brave punters before entering the house. 
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Visitors spooked at launch of fright house in Gunwharf

DARK corners, creepy characters and terrifying sounds scared visitors to a Halloween-themed attraction.


Police praise Portsmouth pupils’ anti-hate crime campaign

EFFORTS to battle hate crime have earned children at a Portsmouth school top praise from the county’s police force.

The service of commemoration for Nelson at Portsdown Hill yesterday

Portsmouth pays tribute to the Royal Navy’s greatest leader

IT STANDS proudly over the Portsmouth area as a permanent reminder of the heroism of one of Britain’s greatest naval leaders and his sailors.

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Let people know about seasonal vacancies

AT THIS time of year many employers are looking to take on extra staff for the busy run-up to Christmas.


Portsmouth libraries to host Harry Potter-themed activities

CHILDREN will be able to discover magic with Harry Potter-themed activities.


‘Urgent action’ needed after child grooming figures rocket by 64%

THERE has been a 68 per cent rise in the number of child grooming offences recorded in Hampshire.


Video showing African drummer is part of Portsmouth arts festival

A LIFE-sized video of an African drummer will be part of an arts festival.


Pothole data released

MORE than 12,000 potholes were reported to Hampshire County Council last year, new figures have shown.


City braced for strong gusts and disruption

POWERFUL winds are set to batter Portsmouth’s coastline this weekend as Storm Brian arrives

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Great South Run 2014. Pictured is the Bupa Mini Great South Run start

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BREAKING: Saturday’s Great South Run events cancelled

ORGANISERS have cancelled tomorrow’s events for the Great South Run as strong winds look set to batter the coast, affected thousands of runners.


Portsmouth welcomes pair of American warships

TWO warships from America have berthed in Portsmouth bringing with them hundreds of sailors.


Buildings in Portsmouth to turn purple for polio awareness

BUILDINGS will be turning purple to raise awareness for World Polio Day.


Watch dramatic footage of huge car fire in Southsea

THIS dramatic car fire in Southsea was caught on camera.


New warship is named during navy ceremony

CELEBRATIONS have taken place to mark the naming of the Royal Navy’s newest warship.

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Woman taken to hospital after thug attacks her with a lump of wood in Portsmouth

A WOMAN needed to have stitches in her head after a short teenager battered her with a piece of wood.

Picture: Joe Pepler

Storm Brian set to hit Portsmouth with 70mph gusts forecast this weekend

Storm Brian is set to bring heavy wind and rain to the Portsmouth area as it makes its way across the country.

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The proposed five-storey health hub in London Road, North End

Frustration expressed as plans for five-storey health hub in North End thrown out

PLANS for a health hub that were dubbed 'years ahead of its time' have been thrown out by councillors.
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