COMMENT: Cameras have become part and parcel of everyday life

Back in the 1990s there was an outcry in Portsmouth when the council announced it was setting up a pioneering CCTV system to monitor city centre hotspots.


Hundreds of pounds raised for armed forces charity

FUNDRAISERS have thanked ‘generous’ shoppers after a collection day for a charity supporting armed forces veterans.


Community project up for national prize

A COMMUNITY project that aims to cut down on anti-social behaviour in a town has been nominated for a national award.

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Five reasons to buy Thursday’s News - including jobs

In The News on Thursday we have 56 pages of news, features and sport.


Open day at care home is hailed as ‘huge success’

STAFF and residents at a care home welcomed guests to enjoy a Royal Tea Party to celebrate National Care Home Open Day.


Woman handled a stolen £450 guitar

A WOMAN convicted of handling a stolen guitar has been ordered to pay £120.


Portsmouth man who stole 324 chocolate bars jailed for 28 days

THIEF Simon Freeman stole £198.85 worth of chocolate.

Stephen Morgan MP with apprentices from Hovertravel. Picture: Faye Lawrence

MP praises Hovertravel’s contribution to economy and tourism

A PORTSMOUTH MP has highlighted the contribution made by a hovercraft firm to the local economy.

The Tuesday Lunch Club at Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral''Picture: Alex Saunders

Appeal launched for volunteers to help once a month at Portsmouth cathedral’s social lifeline

A PLEA has gone out for more volunteers to help save a lunch club that has been running for 35 years.

Donna Jones

‘A huge waste of time and money’ – Portsmouth fails to send councillor to transport meeting

A ROW has broken out between two Hampshire authorities after the chairman of a transport committee blasted Portsmouth City Council for failing to send a single member to its meeting, meaning no decisions could be made.


Students take over tower for concert

SCHOOL leavers and music scholars delighted an audience of alumnae, governors, parents and staff with a concert held at The Square Tower in Old Portsmouth.

The Fox and Hounds in Waterlooville. Credit: Google Street View

Waterlooville pub to host prostate cancer fundraiser

A FUNDRAISING night will be raising money and awareness for prostate cancer.

The Kite Runner is at Mayflower Theatre in Southampton until Saturday.

REVIEW: The Kite Runner at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Having read the book, I did wonder how The Kite Runner would work on the stage.


Fareham care home holds open days with 1940s theme

A CARE home held a 1940s-themed tea party as part of an open day.


Portsmouth MP’s ‘privilege’ in attending 200th anniversary ceremony for Sailors’ Society charity

AN MP has represented the city at a ceremony marking the 200th anniversary of the Sailors’ Society charity.


Litter pick organised to clean up Hilsea

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help clean up a park.


Fundraiser thankful for charity support

A WOMAN who organised a fundraiser in her garden has thanked everyone who came out to support her event.

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Five reasons to buy Wednesday’s News - including 12-page Property pullout

In The News on Wednesday we have 56 pages of news and sport.

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Five reasons to buy The News on Tuesday - including Family Life

In The News on Tuesday we have 48 pages of news, features and sport.

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