Dogs set out to prove they are best in show for charity

POOCHES put their best paw forward to take home trophies at a competition.
( l-r) Steve Radley, Peter Lee and Ashley Neve. Picture: Lawrence Rowe

Veterans share stories as part of University of Portsmouth project

VETERANS of the British Armed Forces shared their stories of service and life after the military as part of a special event at the University of Portsmouth.
Michelle Thomson, left, and Carla Van Kooperen of 'Carla's Cake Emporium'

Southsea Food Festival: Thousands turn out to champion city’s restaurants

THOUSANDS of people turned out to try a range of foods and support local businesses as part of the twelfth annual Southsea Food Festival.
Food and Drink
The deer off the shore in Southsea

Deer drowns near Southsea Aquarium

ANIMAL rescue and the Coastguard were in a race against time to save a deer which was seen swimming near the shoreline in Southsea.
First Bus

‘It’s such a shame’: Dismay as vital village bus to shops is axed

SHOPPERS have expressed their disappointment after a bus service from their village to a shopping centre was axed.

Rubbish charges are to blame for flytipping increase says runner

TRADE charges are to blame for an increase in flytipping.
Homes and Gardens

Fareham hire firm helps two wildebeest settle into new zoo

AN EQUIPMENT supplier has helped move two large wildebeest thousands of miles to their new home.
South Downe Musical Society perform Jesus Christ Superstar at Ferneham Hall. Picture: Neil Clifton

 Renovation of theatre is ‘needed’ 

A MULTI-MILLION pound revamp of an arts facility is ‘desperately needed’ say councillors.
Emergency services

Fareham teenager died falling from a car park roof after a party

HAPPY, selfless and kind is how a family have remembered their son who died after falling from a multi-storey car park.
A patient is treated at home

A new home visiting service  in Fareham to reduce the pressure on hospitals

A NEW morning home healthcare visiting scheme is ‘imminent, a Fareham GP has said. 
HIOWAAvolunteers, left to right, Anthony Smyth, Mick Hughes, Ricjard Allison and Jay King at Farehams 999 Day

Air ambulance marks more than a decade of helping to save lives

MORE than 8,000 incidents have been attended across the county by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance and the team are celebrating their anniversary.
What South Parade Pier could look like

Hundreds head to Southsea sea defence consultations to share their views

MORE than 650 people have attended the first two exhibitions on the new coastal defence scheme and have their say on the future look of Southsea.
The destroyed conservatory Picture: Steve Buchanan-Lee @So41 / Twitter

Conservatory and aviary are burned in Hayling Island fire 

A FIRE that destroyed a conservatory is believed to have started in an aviary.
Firefighters were called out to grass fires in Havant several times

Firefighters’ warning after spate of grass fires in Havant

PEOPLE need to be more careful with matches, lighters and cigarette butts say firefighters after grass fires.
Queen Street, Portsea was closed off due to fire at a flat above the Ship and Castle

Firefighters tackle fire for three hours in flat above Portsmouth pub

MORE than 30 firefighters tackled a fire for three hours at a flat above a Portsmouth pub this evening.
Queen Street, Portsmouth, closed off due to fire

Street closed after fire at flat above Portsmouth pub

POLICE have closed off a street in Portsmouth due to a fire at a flat above a pub.
Drivers should be expecting delays on the M27

Lane blocked after incident on M27 between Fareham and Portsmouth

MOTORISTS are being told to expect delays of up to 15 minutes after a road traffic incident that has left one lane blocked on the M27.  
Police want to speak to this man in connection with fraud investigation in Southsea. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

Police release CCTV in connection with Southsea fraud

OFFICERS want to speak to a man in relation to a fraud investigation in Southsea.
Clementine the hedgehog. Picture: Linda Hewett

Hedgehog inflates to twice its size due to rare illness

SUFFERING from a rare condition, a hedgehog inflated to double her size and had to be ‘popped’ by vets.
Geoffrey Joy, 77, from Hilsea, wants to thank the NHS as it turns 70 for giving him treatment for 63 years of its existence. Picture: Sarah Standing (180546-8718)

 ‘I owe them my life more than once’ – Geoffrey’s praise of the NHS as it marks 70 years

THE National Health Service was created in 1948 and eight years before that Geoffrey Joy from Portsmouth was born.
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