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Hampshire County Council wins grant for mental health projects for men

A GRANT will support new ways of helping men of all ages with their mental health.

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The new logo visible on University House, Winston Churchiil Avenue, Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth under fire over £800,000 rebrand costs as departments face cuts

MORE than £800,000 has been spent on a rebrand and logo at the University of Portsmouth, The News can reveal.

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Pompey suffered defeat at Southend. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey boss pledges to resolve defensive issues

KENNY JACKETT pledged to rectify the ‘brittle’ defensive displays threatening to undermine Pompey’s season.

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COMMENT: University has to prove it offers value for money

Any university student, and any parent with a child at university, might emit a little groan of disbelief at our front-page story today.

Opinion

GP practice rated Good again after inspection

A GP practice group has retained its rating of good following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Health
Police at the scene of the attempted murder in Middle Street, Portsmouth

Students left concerned after 20-year-old man suffers ‘serious injuries’

STUDENTS have told of their concern after a 20-year-old man was left with serious injuries near to the University of Portsmouth.

Crime
The Purbrook team are, left to right, Jon Harvey, Elizabeth Norris and Peter Emmett

THIS WEEK IN 1975: Purbrook Park is a talking success

With humour and eloquence, a team from Purbrook Park School achieved their second triumph in the Rotary International Youth Speaks competition when they won the group round at Oaklands School, Waterlooville.

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Craig McAllister. Picture: Keith Woodland

Pike sees positives amid Borough’s misfortune

Gosport Borough were disappointed to come away from Hitchin Town empty-handed.

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Tom Whitehouse. Picture: Neil Marshall (171730-81)

Pearce fires warning to triumphant Portsmouth

Portsmouth crossed for 11 tries as they cruised to a 69-19 London three south west win against New Milton & District at Rugby Camp.

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Portsmouth on cusp of agreeing £2.1m deal for new mental health hub

A MULTI-MILLION pound deal to create a new centre to treat those battling mental illness is on the cusp of being agreed, The News understands.

Politics
Iman Habib address's the visitors to the open day at Portsmouth Central Mosque     

Picture: Keith Woodland

Mosque invites in the community to educate about the Islamic faith

THE CONGREGATION of a mosque opened their doors to their community over the weekend to encourage openness.

Education
Gill Flynn, who is planning to swim the equivalent length of the English channel, with her charity sponsor forms Picture:  Duncan Shepherd

Brave disabled swimmer from Gosport set to take on Channel swimming challenge

HAVING a disability doesn’t have to stop you from being active or finding something you enjoy.

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Portsmouth on cusp of agreeing £2.1m deal for new mental health hub

A MULTI-MILLION pound deal to create a new centre to treat those battling mental illness is on the cusp of being agreed, The News understands.

Politics
Portsmouth Chinese Association celebrate Chinese New Year of the Dog      Picture: Keith Woodland

Parades, dances and shows celebrate the Chinese New Year

IN CELEBRATION of Chinese New Year, the city experienced a weekend of traditional and cultural events.

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James Rhodes from Waterlooville with the medal he and his surviving shipmates have have been awarded for their work on the supply convoys which helped The Netherlands during the second world war     
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Merchant navy veteran ‘elated’ with war medal after seven-decade battle for recognition

A VETERAN of the Second World War who was in the merchant navy has told of his elation after finally receiving a medal from the Netherlands thanking him for helping to liberate the country.

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Jamal Lowe. Picture: Joe Pepler

Lowe: Pompey can still produce winning run

Jordan Cross

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Mark Dawson, manager of the Ship Inn at Langstone with the new biodegradable straws which are now going to be used at the pub instead of plastic straws     Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (181101-1)

Paper straws ‘go down a treat’ with customers

A PUB that has made the decision to move away from plastic straws says that companies should follow suit to help save our oceans.

Food and Drink

First aid course for four-legged friends

A FIRST aid course taking place in April will help dog owners to save their dogs in the event of an emergency.

People
LETTER OF THE DAY: Underlying the housing crisis is the rocketing price of building land

LETTER OF THE DAY: Underlying the housing crisis is the rocketing price of building land

When it comes to somewhere to live the upcoming generation is likely to be worse off than their parents.

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REVIEW: The Bowie Experience,Kings Theatre, Southsea

When David Bowie sadly passed away in 2016, his fans all over the world were understandably devastated. He lost his 18-month battle to cancer, the illness he had kept secret from his adoring public. However, with such an impressive back catalogue, his legacy lives on through shows such as the Bowie Experience.

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