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Police to toughen up on anti-social behaviour

POLICE officers will be working with businesses in a town centre, in the ongoing fight against anti-social behaviour.

Crime
On flights of fancy with the Flamingods at Psych Fest

On flights of fancy with the Flamingods at Psych Fest

After making a successful debut last year, Portsmouth Psych Fest returns in 2018 with what promises to be a bigger and better year of mind-expanding music from the fringes.
Gigs and Music
A jack-knifed lorry on the A27 eastbound has bought traffic to a halt. Picture: Highways England

‘Massive bang’ as lorry jack-knife causes delay

A JACK-KNIFED lorry and a diesel spill caused major delays on the A27.

News
Craig McAllister was on target for Gosport Borough at Dunstable.

Gosport Borough give themselves survival lifeline with win at Dunstable Town

Gosport Borough handed themselves a survival lifeline with a 2-0 win at Dunstable Town in the Southern League premier division.
Gosport Borough FC
Theo Widdrington. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey youngster announces departure

Theo Widdrington is set to be released by Pompey.

Pompey 2
Cheryl was lucky enough to sit next to 1980s pop star Sinitta, pictured here at a previous event   Picture: PA

CHERYL GIBBS: An embarrassing moment at a celebrity shindig with Sinitta

I’ve not been to a celebrity event in London for quite some time so when a good friend of mine asked me if I wanted to attend the Global Gift Gala I jumped at the chance.

Opinion
The junction of Portsmouth Road and Highbury Grove outside the Portsbridge Hotel in April 1930.' Picture: GN Southerden.

NOSTALGIA: Portsmouth park where trams converged

Taken on an April day in 1930, here’s the junction of the Horndean Light Railway taking the tracks off the street tramway where Portsmouth to Cosham trams ran to Cosham railway gates terminus just out of sight around the far bend.

Heritage
Picture: Malcolm Wells

Five reasons to buy The News on Friday - including The Guide and Cars

In The News on Friday 80 we have pages of news, sport and entertainment.

Portsmouth
Alan Parr is ready to take on the 260 mile scooter challenge

Man set for gruelling 260-mile challenge

A GOSPORT man has set himself a mammoth challenge of scooting from Manchester to Lee-On-Solent for charity.

Gosport
Wildwood at Portsolent

DISH DETECTIVE: Standing out from the crowded market with top-notch dishes 

  Restaurant-wise, we live in times of plenty. I often say to my two kids - both teenagers - 'when I was your age there was hardly anywhere to go for a meal out.'
Food and Drink
Picture: Rex

Hitting the town? Great Portsmouth club nights this weekend

I was going to lead off with Super Hans from Channel 4’s hit comedy Peep Show coming to The Wedgewood Rooms on Albert Road tonight.

News

Yachting firm boss cleared over deaths

THE director of a yachting management company has been cleared of manslaughter of four sailors who died when the Cheeki Rafiki yacht sank mid-Atlantic.

Crime
Chris Spinks, left, winner James Baker, centre, and Tom Stevens. Picture: Malcolm Wells (180425-5889)

Baker extends his Lakeside 5k winning run

JAMES BAKER enjoyed a comfortable victory on his return to Portsmouth for the opening race of the Lakeside 5k Series.

Athletics
Liam Melia

Davies and Melia show top form

CRANESWATER R are now at the top alongside Leigh Park in the Portsmouth Billiards League.

Sport

Gym 01’s Jayakody: Traditional pedigree gives me Shock N Awe 27 advantage

Anthony Jayakody believes his background in wing chun gives him a key advantage heading into his fight at Shock N Awe 27.

Sport
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married on May 19. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Royal Wedding to be broadcast live on Guildhall Square’s Big Screen

The Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be broadcast live on the Big Screen in Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square, it has been announced.

People
The Ageas Bowl. Picture: Neil Marshall

England to play World Cup fixture at Ageas Bowl

England will play a match at the Ageas Bowl in next year's ICC World Cup.

Cricket
Brawl in Cell Block 99 is on Sky Cinema

TV Choice: Streaming and downloading

These are worth seeking out from Saturday April 28..
TV
Reuben Sammut

Pompey bide their time over midfielder

Pompey are prepared to revisit their interest in Ruben Sammut at the end of the season.

Pompey 1
Donald Trump will visit the UK on July 13

BREAKING: Donald Trump to visit UK for talks on July 13

President Donald Trump will visit the UK on July 13 and hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain’s ambassador to the US has said.

Politics
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