Police plan new blitz on drivers using mobile phones

Hampshire Police are to begin a new crackdown against motorists illegally using mobile phones.

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Wrap up warm out there!

Wrap up warm out there!

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

Alan on a walk along the Hayling Billy path with staff from Hampshire County Council

ALAN MAK: Let our sporting success inspire you in 2017

I KNOW many residents were inspired by our sporting heroes of 2016 – from the England rugby team going unbeaten to Andy Murray becoming world number one, to our record haul of Olympic golds medals at Rio.

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The volunteer conservationists at Horndean Parish Council, from left, Calum Fenegan, Derek Barham, Megan Stott and Mark Inglesias, on Hazleton Common

Volunteers needed to help preserve the countryside

THERE is nothing quite like a walk in the countryside to relax body and soul.

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Pupils explore the world with Google’s virtual reality programme

PUPILS took trips to the world’s greatest landmarks – without even leaving the classroom.

From left, Sam Merrick with his brothers Liam, 10, Kiran, 11, and dad Paul 
Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Brave Sam Merrick’s family ask for help in keeping charity going

A CHARITY is making an appeal for people to give some vital support.

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WATCH: Drivers caught out by police using phones at the wheel

This video shows the moments police spotted and caught out motorists for putting peoples’ lives at risk.

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Development for retired Waterlooville residents is now finished

A HOUSING scheme in Waterlooville for retired people has been praised by councillors.

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Bishop Christopher says service personnel should not be disadvantaged by the mobile nature of their role

RT REV CHRISTOPHER FOSTER, BISHOP OF PORTSMOUTH: The armed forces deserve our respect

WE’VE all heard about Help for Heroes and the Royal British Legion which exist to help service personnel.


School meals to be increased in price in Hampshire County Council schools

THE county council is set to increase the price of school meals.


Weight loss coach who lost seven stone gives tips on how to keep the pounds off

TRIM Vanessa Davies has helped thousands of people lose weight after shedding seven stones to boost her health.

Back row, Heidi Rehman, Marian Parfitt and Sally Hillyear from Breast Cancer Haven staff with Lawrie McMenemy, actress Sarah Parish and footballer Paul Jones at last years Big Tea Cosy

Put the kettle on to stand up against breast cancer

A MASSIVE fundraising event is taking place to support women battling breast cancer.

Parents, teachers and pupils from Denmead Infants School with staff from the village Co-op

School’s welcome funding boost from village shop

AN INFANTS’ school has been promised funding from a grocery shop for an entire year, thanks to carrier bags.

Natalie Wallis, who has not eaten a meal for eight years due to a stomach condition

Natalie, from Waterlooville, has not eaten for eight years

FORMER fitness instructor Natalie Wallis has not eaten food in eight years after being diagnosed with a condition that means her stomach does not work.

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In the Courts – latest update

n Lincoln Batchelor, 19, of Ashurst Road, Cosham, admitted assault by beating on November 15 last year. Magistrates imposed a 12-month conditional discharge with £75 compensation to pay. He must also pay £85 prosecution costs.

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Mike Milburn with children from Springwood Infants School, at Waterlooville

MIKE MILBURN: We donated fluorescent vests to keep youngsters safe in the winter

WE have donated 40 high-visibility vests to Springwood Infants School, Waterlooville, to help keep children safe this winter.

Chris Rudling and his daughter Poppy Chatfield on her wedding day 

Picture: Ray Willcox

Daughter pays tribute to ‘loving father’ lorry driver who died in A27 crash

THE daughter of a lorry driver killed in a crash on the A27 has paid tribute to her ‘loving father’.

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Patient dies while under the care of Southern Health

A PATIENT has died in Hampshire while receiving care from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.

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Stuart couldnt find any ex-pat Americans who supported the president-elect

What are the Yanks thinking of?

DON’T get me started about Donald Trump.

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Chris Phillips opens the Literacy Lab at The Petersfield School  which he paid for

Donation enables school to open literacy centre

A FORMER pupil stunned teachers by donating enough money to open a centre for literacy at the school.

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