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Rhythm of the 90s will return to Portsmouth with a Christmas party at the Wedgewood Rooms 

A MASSIVELY popular nostalgia show is set to return to the city for a Christmas party. 
Gigs and Music
Crews tackling the fire at Browndown, in Alver Valley, Gosport. Picture: Portchester Fire Station on Twitter

Firefighters confirm reignited Alver Valley blaze in Gosport has been extinguished 

A BLAZE which scorched two hectares of land at Alver Valley Country Park in Gosport has been put out. 
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5 ways you can spot if there is drug-related crime going on near your home

POLICE have told of the warning signs residents should look out for if they are concerned about drug-related activity close to their homes. 
Crime
Crews tackle the fire at Browndown, in Gosport, which has left land visibly blackened and scorched. Picture: Portchester Fire Station on Twitter (@Portchester28)

Firefighters battle 300m heath fire at Browndown in Alver Valley in Gosport 

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to tackle a large heath fire in Gosport.  
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Fire rips through the rough at Beachlands Golf Course on Hayling Island 

THIS is the dramatic moment a fire tore through a stretch of the boundary at Beachlands Golf Course on Hayling Island tonight. 
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'Have a gin...' – Your reaction to the cancelled Tom Jones gig at Stansted Park 

SCORES of Sir Tom Jones fans were left saddened when doctors advised the Welsh crooner to cancel his show at Stansted Park tonight because of illness. 
Gigs and Music
Platform 14 at Clapham Junction. Picture: Geograph (labelled for reuse)

Delays between London Waterloo and Portsmouth after man is killed by train 

A MAN has been hit and killed by a train at Clapham Junction station in south London. 
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Tom Jones concert at Stansted Park tonight is cancelled 

WELSH legend Tom Jones will no longer be appearing at Stansted Park tonight after his concert was cancelled. 
Gigs and Music
Bob Higgins. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Bob Higgins trial: Jury retires to consider its verdict 

A JURY has retired to consider the verdict of a football coach accused of assaulting 24 players over a 25-year period. 
Crime

Meet your RNLI heroes at Hayling lifeboat station open day 

A LIFEBOAT station will be throwing open its doors to the public for an open day. 
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Rosalind Pawling and her children, Bethany, 10, and Simeone, 12. Picture: Chris Moorhouse

Carers ‘deeply saddened’ as £1m cuts to services for children with special needs are approved 

CARERS are fearful for ‘desperate consequences’ as the county council gears up for a controversial overhaul of its Short Breaks programme. 
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The blue-winged kookaburra spotted in Jack Kuss' garden last month. Picture: Jack Kuss

‘Beautiful’ Emsworth kookaburra unseen for almost a week 

A RARE Australian kookaburra which baffled residents when it settled into an Emsworth garden has not been seen for almost a week. 
People
From left, Tom Cross, Jon Crowley, Ryan Tout and Tony Wilkins

Havant football pals will cycle 500 miles to Dortmund for charity next month 

A MANAGER at the helm of a successful Sunday league football team in Waterlooville will soon cycle nearly 500 miles to raise cash for two good causes. 
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Portsmouth scouts raise more than £170 through Emsworth busking day 

SCOUTS have raised vital funds toward a trip to the United States of America for a national celebration. 
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Purbrook Park School pupils at Rock Challenge

Waterlooville school loses out at Rock Challenge – but returns home on a high​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

SCHOOLCHILDREN from Waterlooville have returned from a national dancing competition with their heads held high. 
Education
James Husband. Sussex Police

Teacher jailed for 17 years after raping pupil at West Sussex school 

A PRIVATE school history teacher who raped one of his pupils has been sentenced to 17 years behind bars. 
Crime

Man taken to QA Hospital after police, paramedics and air ambulance called to incident in Gosport ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

A MAN who was injured at a property in Gosport was taken to hospital after emergency services responded to a concern for his welfare. 
News
Nelson, wearing his Pompey shirt sponsored by The Vet. Picture: The Vet / Pompey in the Community

Pompey mascot Nelson the dog signs ‘big news’ partnership with The Vet 

POMPEY’S mascot Nelson the dog has made a surprise signing ahead of the 2018/19 League One season. 
People
Cap Finistere sailing along the coast of Portsmouth. Picture: Brittany Ferries

Spare a thought for these French ferry crews working during the World Cup final

TRAVELLERS are being asked to spare a thought for the scores of French ferry crew men and women who will serve them during the World Cup final this weekend. 
Travel
HMS Duncan departs Portsmouth for deployment. Picture: Crown Copyright

HMS Duncan set to return to Portsmouth this afternoon 

WARSHIP HMS Duncan is set to return to Portsmouth this afternoon after a six-month deployment. 
Defence
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