Actor shows support to South Downs National Park’s new charity

ACTOR Hugh Bonneville has shown his support for new charity the South Downs National Park Trust.

Labour's Stephen Morgan, and right, how Portsmouth constituencies would look under the current proposals.

Portsmouth MP accuses Tories of seeking ‘political advantage’ as changes to city constituencies are proposed

A PORTSMOUTH MP has accused the Conservatives of using proposed boundary changes for their ‘own political advantage’.

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Burglar steals tablet given to boy as reward for helping mum through cancer treatment

A BURGLAR stole an electronic tablet given to a six-year-old boy by his mum as a reward for helping her during her cancer treatment.

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Morning weather and travel: Cloudy day expected with traffic moving as normal

Morning weather and travel: Cloudy day expected with traffic moving as normal

It looks like the south coast will escape any bad weather from Storm Ophelia, with a cloudy day expected in Portsmouth.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Thief preys on pal in Waterlooville phone theft

A DISTRESSED man who sought comfort from a friend is suspected of stealing his pal’s mobile phone.

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Noisy yobs smash windows in Waterlooville

POLICE are hunting a gang ‘noisy’ yobs after they smashed windows in a small residential road.


WATCH: View Portsdown Hill as Ophelia changes Portsmouth’s weather

This was the view from Portsdown Hill this afternoon as Storm Ophelia brought darkness to the Portsmouth area.

Would you pay 1 to save your tip?

Hampshire County Council's cabinet sign off on £140m cuts - but £1 tip charge could save centres

A COUNCIL's cabinet have given the green light for £140m cuts to services - however, some could be saved by a helping hand from central government.

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Advice after shed theft in Horndean

GARDEN tools have been stolen from a shed.

Liz Bourne with a wildlife officer on a previous trip to Uganda

Volunteers support wildlife rangers in African country park

CONSERVATION was at the heart of a twinning project which saw volunteers travel to Uganda to help wildlife rangers.


How much money does your council make from fly-tipping fines?

MORE than £1,500 in on-the-spot fines have been given out for fly-tipping in the Portsmouth area in the space of a year.

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Morning weather and travel: Warm morning as traffic builds on M27

It’s set to be a warm morning in Portsmouth with little chance of rain.

Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane

Hampshire young people urged to join crime-fighting panel

YOUNG people are being called to have their say on the crime and policing issues that matter most to them.

The JP South Hair and Beauty shortlist revealed

The JP South Hair and Beauty shortlist revealed

OUR shortlist has finally been revealed – and all of those who made the cut are in with a chance of getting a trophy at this year’s JP South Hair and Beauty Awards.

A Norman duke and his wife, played by Ian Munro and Sandra Haggan, present the St Faith's banner to the medieval parish priest of Havant, played by Graham Frost

CANON TOM KENNAR: Opening ourselves up to new possibilities

Belonging to a church often takes me out of my comfort zone.


£1m funding to boost overseas visitors to South Downs National Park

FUNDING has been given to help a national park attract more overseas visitors.


Rowans Hospice’s starlit walk theme revealed

PEOPLE are urged to sign up to this year’s starlit walk at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

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Three ‘high value’ caravans stolen in the space of a week

THREE expensive caravans with a combined value of about £100,000 were stolen in Denmead.

Anthony Bessey

Waterlooville dad with drink and drug problems took his own life

A TROUBLED dad took his life after a long battle against mental health issues.

Paul de Reding and JaniceThomson  Picture: Neil Marshall

Burglary victims offer £2,000 reward for return of engagement ring

VICTIMS of a notorious burglar known as ‘The Creeper’ are offering £2,000 as a reward for the return of an engagement ring as an insurer has refused to pay out.

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