Paediatric nurse at QA Hospital wins award

A NURSE has been rewarded for her hard work in fundraising and her dedication to patients.

A file photo of police

Inquest hears man, 27, wrecked Gosport shop after taking drugs and becoming paranoid

A CORONER heard how a drug-fuelled weekend led to a man ransacking a convenience store before being taken to hospital where he later died.

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QA Exterior during it's redevelopment 

PICTURE: Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Hundreds of staff at risk as QA contractor goes into liquidation

AROUND 800 members of staff employed by Carillion and working at Queen Alexandra Hospital face job uncertainty after the construction company went into liquidation.

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Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham

Portsmouth MP to work with QA as concerns raised over Carillion’s future

AN MP has vowed to work closely with Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust (PHT) as fears are raised over the future of Carillion.

QA Hospital has a PFI agreement with Carillion

Calls for Carillion to be brought back into public control over finance issues

THE government is being urged to bring contracts from construction giant Carillion back into public control amid fears it could ‘collapse’.

Left to right,  Lucas Stevens Youngs, Joskii Russel, Matt Stevens  Kieren Cheshire at the music fusion fundraiser gig at the Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea

Young musicians show their talent at Portsmouth charity gig

MUSICIANS held a gig to raise money for a cause close to their hearts.


Southern Health to hold event on ways to quit smoking

AN INFORMATION event is being held focusing on tobacco and services available to help people quit smoking.

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Proposal to boost QA Hospital alcohol service team with council grant

SERVICES to help people with alcohol problems attending hospital could be given a funding boost.


Calls for toddlers to get nasal flu vaccinations

DOCTORS are urging parents of children aged two to three to get their flu vaccination.

Daisy Smith, 11, third from left, helped raised thousands for charity

Portsmouth Year 7 pupil donates £7,000 to charity

MORE than £7,000 was raised from a charity walk by a young girl overcoming a brain tumour.

A computer-generated image of the proposed student block to replacet Unity Hall in Coburg Street, Landport, Portsmouth     

Picture: PDP Architects

Fresh plans submitted to demolish club for student high-rise

FRESH plans have been submitted to turn a former social club into a high-rise student block.

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The dilapidated Portsmouth Harbour station buildings next to the gleaming new bus terminal at The Hard

Demand to fix ‘rundown’ Portsmouth train station

TODAY The News demands a rundown eyesore station be brought up to scratch to serve as a true gateway for the city.

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Meeting to decide on plans to extend Southsea sports centre

PROPOSALS to expand a sports centre have been recommended for approval.


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PICTURED: Jon Woods Chair of Portsmouth Trades Union Council.

Campaigners protest against rail fare increases outside Portsmouth& Southsea train station.


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Report finds Southern passengers face worst disruption

VALUE for money has not been achieved by the UK’s largest rail franchise, a report by the National Audit Office has found.

Suella Fernandes, Fareham MP, with prime minister Theresa May

New role for Fareham MP in PM reshuffle criticised by pro-EU MPs

THREE MPs from the Portsmouth area have been given new positions in the cabinet reshuffle.

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New exercise class for older people in Gosport

OLDER people will be able to keep fit and be healthy with the start of a series of new exercise clubs.


WATCH: Portsmouth teenager stunned when Professor Green knocks on her front door

WHEN Ellie-May Sheridan opened her front door, she was shocked to see her idol, singer Professor Green standing there.

Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arriving at the Nottingham Contemporary, on their first official engagement together in December

Publicans say later opening hours for pubs during royal wedding to have little impact

PUBS, clubs, bars and other licensed premises could be allowed to stay open and sell alcohol later to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.


Concerns raised over council-paid beds in inadequate Portsmouth care home

CONCERNS have been raised about the inadequate rating of a care home which contains beds paid for by the council.

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Vaping vouchers from Hampshire’s Quit4Life service

PEOPLE wanting to give up smoking can get support through a new programme.

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