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PICTURED: 10 fascinating photos showing South Parade Pier in its heyday

Last April South Parade Pier reopened its doors after five years, and has since regained its place as one of Portsmouth’s most famous landmarks and tourist attractions.

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Shelton Barnes and his Teletubby alter-ego Tinky Winky

Actor who played Tinky Winky in Teletubbies has died

The actor who played Tinky Winky, the handbag-carrying Tellytubby in the BBC children’s series, has died just four days after his 52nd birthday.

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15 words and phrases you’ll only use if you come from Portsmouth

Ever called someone a ‘dinlo’ or been labelled a ‘squinny’? Chances are, if you have you will have grown up in Portsmouth.

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A27. Picture: Google Maps

Two lanes blocked on A27 after incident

Two lanes are blocked on the A27 this afternoon after an incident.

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Transformers sequel partly shot in Gosport voted one of 2017’s worst movies

Transformers sequel partly shot in Gosport voted one of 2017’s worst movies

The latest Transformers film, part of which was shot in Gosport, has been nominated as one of Hollywood’s worst films of the last year.

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WATCH: Driver banned after speeding at 145mph on Hampshire motorway

A driver caught speeding at more than 145mph on a Hampshire motorway has had his licence taken away.

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NATIONAL: Empty pushchair trapped in tram doors and dragged along until next stop

NATIONAL: Empty pushchair trapped in tram doors and dragged along until next stop

AN empty pushchair became trapped in the doors of a tram and was dragged along until its next stop.

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REVEALED: Top 10 burglary hotspots in the Portsmouth area

The postcode districts in the Portsmouth area most prone to burglary insurance claims have been revealed, according to new research.

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REVEALED: The top 10 restaurants in Havant - according to TripAdvisor

In the final part of our look at the Portsmouth area’s best restaurants, we look which eateries customers in Havant have rated the highest.

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Driver arrested after dramatic car crash

A driver has been arrested by police after a dramatic car crash on one of Hampshire’s busiest roads.

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WATCH: Leigh Park boxer who won the fight of his life - despite losing part of his finger in gruesome injury

A bare-knuckle boxer who lost part of his finger days before the biggest fight of his life has spoken about his week of turmoil.

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Earlsdon Road. Picture: Google Maps

Two men covered in blood tried to kidnap another man in Southsea

POLICE are investigating a report that two men tried to kidnap and assault another man in Southsea.

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SNOW UPDATE: Gritters out in force across Portsmouth area tonight as snow warning is issued

Gritters will be out in force across the Portsmouth area tonight after the Met Office issued a weather warning for snow and ice.

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REVEALED: The top 10 restaurants in Gosport - according to TripAdvisor

REVEALED: The top 10 restaurants in Gosport - according to TripAdvisor

Time to eat up - as we have a look at the top 10 restaurants in Gosport as rated by customers on TripAdvisor.

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Company looking for naked butlers in the Portsmouth area

Company looking for naked butlers in the Portsmouth area

Guys, it’s time to step up - and strip off.

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Waverley Road. Picture: Google Maps

Southsea teenager found after going missing for four days

A teenager from Southsea who went missing for four days has been found.

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SNOW ALERT: Snow showers forecast across Portsmouth area

SNOW ALERT: Snow showers forecast across Portsmouth area

Snow showers have been forecast for the Portsmouth area as more wintry weather is forecast across the UK.

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Missing ‘distressed and vulnerable’ man spotted on M27

A ‘distressed and vulnerable’ man who has missing for two days has been spotted on the M27, police have said.

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REGIONAL: Newborn girl found murdered with multiple head injuries in park bushes

Detectives are hunting the murderer of a newborn baby girl who suffered multiple head injuries before she was found in the bushes of a town centre park.

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