New service in Portsmouth area will support adults with ADHD

A NEW service for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder will be extended across Portsmouth and the wider area.

Hilary Robinson with Martin Impey and her new novel Flo of the Somme

Budding young writers to tell story of animal heroes

IN celebration of World Book Day’s 20th anniversary, schoolchildren across the Portsmouth area have the chance to win themselves a new Kindle.

The Academy of Modern Canine Behaviour & Training present the cheque to Portsmouth Stray Dog Kennels

Helping out our fellow dog-lovers

CAST your minds back, if you will, to December last year.

Louise Spencer, from Waterlooville, had encephalitis

Spinnaker Tower supporting World Encephalitis Day by lighting red

THE Spinnaker Tower will be joining landmarks around the world in lighting up red to support World Encephalitis Day.

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Welding taking place on the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

Picture: Sarah Standing (123196-8317)

Building navy ‘war-winners’ could renew Portsmouth’s dockyard

‘WE NEED to seize the chance to create war-winning naval supply ships and rejuvenate shipbuilding in Portsmouth.’

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Police in Athena Avenue, Crookhorn, after the shooting. Picture Malcolm Wells

Crookhorn shooting: two men arrested over attempted murder released

TWO people have been arrested and released after a man was shot in head.


Watch virtual tour of mobile field hospital designed by UK fire services

PEOPLE can now take a virtual tour of the UK’s first mobile field hospital which was set up by UK fire services.

Waxwings have bright red tips on their feathers

Five birds certainly ruffling some feathers

A SMALL group of rather unusual birds are causing a stir among local birders and shoppers alike.

Mark Judges, centre, with his first place certificate

Valentine’s surprise as man wins £10,000

A CULINARY Casanova from West Ashling has won a beautiful Sheraton kitchen worth £10,000, after winning a cook-off at Covers Home Ideas in Chichester.

Congestion in Portsmouth is a problem

LISTED: The 25 biggest traffic delay hotspots in the Portsmouth area

MILLIONS of pounds are being wasted by fuel-guzzling vehicles left trapped on the area’s gridlocked network of roads.

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Jamie Sibley, who was shot in Athena Avenue, Crookhorn on February 13, 2017

Crookhorn shooting: family’s appeal for justice as victim undergoes 10-hour operation

THE victim of a shooting is undergoing a 10-hour major operation as his family speaks out a week after he was attacked at a block of flats.

REVEALED: The 73 businesses in the Portsmouth area given a one out of five hygiene rating

REVEALED: The 73 businesses in the Portsmouth area given a one out of five hygiene rating

Today The News can reveal the 73 businesses in the Portsmouth area with a hygiene rating of only one out of five.

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7.45am travel update

Here is this morning’s travel news.

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Inside Cowplain Family Practice, London Road		      Picture: Malcolm Wells (123262-2156)

GP practices in Waterlooville and Cowplain to merge

TWO GP practices are merging with the aim of helping to reduce the demand on primary care services.

Harrys Wizzybug has made a huge improvement to his life

Havant mum is set to run for her son

A HAVANT woman is planning to run a half marathon to raise money for charity.


Jail for man who spat at train staff at Havant station

A MAN who spat at train staff and headbutted a guard has been jailed.

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Police officers at the scene of a shooting in Athena Avenue, Crookhorn on Monday Picture: Malcolm Wells (170213-2110)

Woman bailed in attempted murder investigation after Crookhorn shooting

A WOMAN who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder after a man was shot in the face has been bailed.

Alan Mak MP, left, has been campaigning for better road safety in the area

‘Residents inspire our strong community spirit’

AS a constituency-focused MP, I’m active in every community across Havant, and I am always heartened by the fantastic levels of community spirit on display.

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Teenagers in Havant are the least likely in the country to apply to university, says Ucas

Havant teenagers least likely to try for university study

TEENAGERS across the area have made fewer applications to study at university than their peers, figures revealed today show.

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‘I wanted to make my kids proud’

‘I wanted to make my kids proud’

BECOMING an inspiration to his diabetic children has pushed this dad close to breaking point as he braved some of the toughest military training the world can offer for a new TV series.

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