Man damaged phone cables

A MAN who damaged phone cables at 13 homes has been told to pay just £105.


Purse thief fined £100

A TEENAGER who stole a purse was fined £100.

Closure of waste tips has been ruled out as a way to balance the county's books

Hampshire council leader reverses plans to axe tips

PLANNED cuts to tips across Hampshire have been axed.


Magistrates ban stalker from contacting victims

A STALKER who distressed a man and woman for more than a month avoided prison.

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Controversial Labour activist to speak in Portsmouth

Controversial Labour activist to speak in Portsmouth

AN ACTIVIST suspended from the Labour party over comments about anti-Semitism is set to speak in Portsmouth.

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Roxanne Vines

Drink-driving headteacher quits her post at Waterlooville primary school

A DRINK-DRIVING headteacher has quit her school after crashing into an elderly couple.

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The M27 at junction 11 for Fareham. Picture: Google

Drink-driving sailor clocked at 120mph on M27 overtook unmarked police car

A NAVY sailor who overtook an unmarked police car at 120mph on the M27 while drink-driving has been banned for 14 months.

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Police searching for knives in Tennyson Crescent, Waterlooville. Picture:

Waterlooville Police/Twitter

Police searching parks find seven ‘items’ in knife crime crackdown

POLICE searching open spaces and parks in a bid to crackdown on knife crime found seven ‘items’.

Nicola Brown

Portsmouth mum loses bid to appeal baby murder conviction

A MOTHER who murdered her 19-day-old baby has lost a bid to appeal her conviction.


Here are the latest cases from the courts

Here are the latest cases from Portsmouth Magistrates Court.


‘Stressed’ mother who stole £119 of groceries plans new life in Egypt

A STRESSED woman stole £119 worth of groceries from a supermarket, a court heard.

London Road, Widley. Picture: Google

Cyclist, 28, ‘seriously injured’ after hitting bollard

A CYCLIST who crashed into a bollard suffered a broken leg.

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The big wheel taking shape at Clarence Pier

Portsmouth council considers ‘action’ over Solent Wheel reappearance

THE owner of Clarence Pier has defiantly brought back a 110ft-high Ferris wheel after ‘proving’ Brent geese hitting the ride is not a problem.

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Paul Symons

Drink-driver three times over the limit pulled out in front of police car in Gosport

A DRINK-DRIVER drove into the path of an oncoming police car at more than three times the limit, a court heard.

Here are some of the latest cases before the magistrates

In the Courts – latest update

Here are some of the latest cases to be heard by magistrates in Portsmouth.

Action from the movie Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park in Concert comes to Portsmouth

LOVERS of the ground-breaking blockbuster Jurassic Park have a chance to enjoy the film accompanied by a full symphony orchestra.

CCTV released from a burglay at Clapps Newsagents in Hayling Island. Picture: Hampshire police

CCTV released after burglars steal cigarettes worth £1,000

THIS CCTV image have been released after £1,000-worth of cigarettes and £800 of scratch cards were stolen.

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The Solent Wheel, which has returned to Clarence Pier Picture: Matthew Brown

Portsmouth’s Solent Wheel returns after owner says it will not affect Brent geese

THE owner of Clarence Pier has defiantly brought back a 110ft-high Ferris wheel after ‘proving’ Brent geese hitting the ride is not a problem.

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Langton Road, Bishop's Waltham Picture: Google

Rogue landlord must pay £8,000 for taking tenant’s bed in illegal eviction

A LANDLORD has been given a suspended prison sentence after taking his tenant’s bed and bedroom door away in a bid to force the tenant out.

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‘We need to know what happened’ – Family speak out after Portsmouth man missing for a month

DESPERATE siblings of a man missing for a month have told of their turmoil at his disappearance and said: ‘We need to know what has happened to him.’

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