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Report finds that more schools get top Ofsted marks

What the Lidl at The Apex Centre in Fareham will look like

‘We don’t know what the future holds for everyone’s businesses’

Police are investigating

Manhunt after teenage boy assaulted in racist incident in Gosport


Portsmouth pals caught with Pirates of the Caribbean sword and BB guns in BMW boot

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Asda store evacuated after fire starts in chilled section


Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

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WATCH: Two taken to hospital after major M275 crash

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Here’s the latest from the courts

Peter Kay has cancelled his forthcoming tour

Comic Peter Kay cancels tour - here’s how to get a refund...

Dave Waterman, right, and his brother Lee following a Great South Run effort in Oakley's name. Picture: Allan Hutchings (143044-319)

The Pompey boy facing up to the ultimate charity challenge

Pompey fans enjoyed a 2-1 win on their last visit to the Memorial Stadium. Picture: Joe Pepler

Fans must enter ballot for Pompey New Year’s Day trip

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Michael Smith. Picture: Joe Pepler

Smith was poor at Pompey – but is bound to score against us


Pompey Academy sign year off as loan youngsters exit

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Much-maligned striker back to face Pompey

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Pompey Christmas quiz: Gareth Evans

Matt Clarke has found himself back in familiar surroundings in the centre of defence in recent weeks  Picture: Joe Pepler

Back home – but Pompey defender would switch back

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Great Pompey spoilt the party this time - it was well deserved

The Sports Desk
Although Rick loves the snow, he knows the reality can lead to treacherous conditions

RICK JACKSON: The reality may be treacherous but there’s nothing I’d like more than a white Christmas

Zella believes there is too much pressure on women to look the 'right way'                   Shutterstock

ZELLA COMPTON: Men – educate yourselves about what feminism really is. Stop being so frightened.


REAL LIFE: ‘I had to work out what love really was’

The cast of Snow White which can now be seen at the Kings Theatre, Southsea

Six things to do in the next 48 hours: December 12 and 13

David Gostick leads the Portsmouth Choral Union at a previous concert

REVIEW: Portsmouth Choral Union at St Mary’s Church, Fratton

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Aladdin at the Groundlings Theatre, Portsea

Six things to do in the next 48 hours: December 9 and 10

Wimborne Road athletics team, 1951/52.

NOSTALGIA: Portsmouth teacher who was admired because HE HAD A CAR!

A 1903 picture showing 'Point A on the Portsdown & Horndean Light Railway where two former horse tram cars acted as shelters.
Picture: Barry Cox Collection

NOSTALGIA: Hidden Portsmouth steps revealed, 107 years after they fell into disuse

The boys seem delighted to be in the photograph taken from the footbridge at Bedhampton crossing looking along New Road in the 1930s. Picture: Ralph Cousins Collection

NOSTALGIA: Queues as far as the eye could see as drivers waited at Bedhampton gates


A Portsmouth butchers in the 1920s. All in the open

NOSTALGIA: Health inspectors would have had a field day at this Portsmouth butcher’s