VERITY LUSH: Spending squillions to point out the blindingly obvious

The result of research was announced this week that suggested alcohol consumption is a key factor in developing dementia.

Manager Angela Grant and owner Jodie Priestley at Ally Barbers in Allaway Avenue, Paulsgrove     Picture: Habibur Rahman

‘Rental costs here are astronomical’ says furious Paulsgrove hairdresser

A HAIRDRESSER claims her business has been forced out of its home by the council after a dispute over a new rental agreement.

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Building work begins on new £3.2m Cosham school

WORK to build a new £3.27m school for vulnerable children has begun in Cosham.


Man arrested for exposure

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of flashing and committing an ‘indecent act’.


MP backs scheme to get disabled people into work

AN MP is calling on local employers to support disabled people by helping them into work.


Treasure truck arrives

THE Amazon Treasure Truck will be arriving in Portsmouth for the first time today.

Mick Catlin. Picture: Keith Woodland.

Royals aim to bounce back to winning ways

AFC Portchester travel to Portland United on Saturday aiming to avoid any further damage to their Wessex League premier division promotion ambitions.

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Chaos as gang of lads on bikes spray silly in Waterlooville DFS

MISCHIEVOUS boys rode their bikes around a superstore while spraying silly string, police said.

Jamal Lowe. Picture: Mark Robinson

Pompey v Blackpool: pre-match talking points


Pompey Hall of Famer Billy Wilson has passed away.

Pompey mourn passing of Hall of Famer

Former Pompey player and Hall of Fame inductee, Billy Wilson, has passed away.

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Fans snap selfies with Doctor Who’s Jodie Whittaker in Gosport

SUPERFANS flocked to Gosport for a third day to snap selfies with the new Doctor Who.

Headteacher Douglas Brawley with  Lib Dem Councillor Lynne Stagg outside Copnor Primary School Picture:  Malcolm Wells (180220)

Anti-speeding signs go up outside city primary school to protect ‘paramount’ pupil safety

TEACHERS have installed a pair of automated traffic signs in a bid to crack down on speeding outside their school.


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Arrest made after man exposes himself in Portsmouth

Arrest made after man exposes himself in Portsmouth

POLICE have made an arrest after a man exposed himself in parts of Portsmouth and ‘committed an indecent act’.

Emsworth woman wins £12,000 compensation from dentist

Emsworth woman wins £12,000 compensation from dentist

A WOMAN who says she was left in agony after problems with her teeth were missed has received compensation.

The seating Ben Bartrip installed outside The Victualler Harbourside Bar and Restaurant in Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport

Bar owner loses appeal over benches that cost him £20,000 fine

BAR owner Ben Bartrip has lost a bid to keep benches that landed his company a £20,000 fine in court.

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SHORT STORY FOR THE WEEKEND: Let’s Do It by David Dunford

Here is the latest in the series of short stories written by members of the 390-strong Portsmouth Writers’ Hub

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Josh Yorwerth in action for Crawley. Picture: Steve Robards

Pompey target is ‘too good for League Two’

Michael Hellyer got the lowdown on Pompey target Josh Yorwerth from Crawley Observer sports writer Sam Morton.

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PICTURES: Portsmouth Youth Football League

Our photographer was based at East Lodge last weekend for our Portsmouth Youth Football League action.

Gary Bowyer. Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Bowyer: Blackpool can’t gift Pompey goals again

Gary Bowyer has told his Blackpool troops not to ‘gift’ Pompey any goals tomorrow like in the reverse fixture earlier this season.

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