WATCH: Friends reunited with world-beating Vauxhall – believed to have inspired Disney Pixar’s Cars

A PAIR of rally drivers have been reunited with the car that once took them on the adventure of a lifetime.

The bizarre figure perched on top of Charter House. Credit: Julie Potten

‘Mystery mannequin’ spotted on roof of Portsmouth building

MYSTERY surrounds a bizarre figure spotted atop a Portsmouth city centre building.

Russ Blakely    Picture: Malcolm Wells

City pipe-fitter claims landmark victory in workers’ rights row

A CITY pipe-fitter has claimed a landmark legal win against a pair of ‘parasitical’ employment and payroll agencies.

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Pupils from Cliffdale Primary Academy

WATCH: Prominent city figures unite for charity sign language music video

LEADING city figures have united to appear in a music video raising awareness of deaf children and adults.

Youngsters and volunteers from Over The Wall. Picture: Spencer Butt

Havant childrens’ charity set to run fun-packed camp after £90,000 funding boost

AN INITIATIVE dedicated to improving young lives is set to grow after sealing tens of thousands of pounds in vital funding.

Swansea City Centre. Credit: Wiki Commons (Labelled for reuse)

NATIONAL: Earthquake causes tremors south west of England and Wales

INVESTIGATIONS are taking place after a ‘magnitude 4.4’ earthquake affected the south west of England and Wales.


WATCH: Why King Charles I caught a Wightlink ferry across the Solent this morning

AN AVID impersonator captured ferrygoers’ hearts and attention as he embarked on a journey through time.


Former Priory School, Southsea,  teacher Tony Foot pictured at home in Bishops Waltham. 

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Former Portsmouth teacher ‘thrilled’ to release second novel

A FORMER Portsmouth teacher-turned-author is celebrating the release of his second novel.

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Schoolchildren inspired by a visit from award-winning authors

SCHOOLCHILDREN were inspired by a visit from an award-winning writer-illustrator team.

The pancake race in Waterlooville. Picture by Malcolm Wells

Pancake race return is flipping good fun for the community

CROWDS united to witness the ‘tongue-in-cheek’ return of a wacky annual pancake race.

A computer graphic showing a typical converter station from the air. Picture: Siemens

Pressure group hits out at ‘misleading’ plans for £1.2bn cross Channel power link

VILLAGE campaigners have slammed public exhibitions setting out plans for a cross-Channel power link.

Anthony Holly is annoyed at the noise and light from Front Lawn Recreation Ground. Picture: Duncan Shepherd

Fury as new £.16m sports facility brings ‘nightmare’ noise and ‘aurora’ floodlight

LOUD swearing, constant noise and dazzling floodlight.

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The Beachlands Car Park on Hayling Island

Council to consider introducing off-peak fees at popular Beachlands car parks

DRIVERS could soon face winter charges at eight popular seafront car parks.

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Loch Fyne at Gunwharf Quays

Win a candlelit dinner and a trip to Scotland in city restaurant competition

IS YOUR other half Portsmouth’s best catch?

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Labour MP Stephen Morgan. Credit: Habibur Rahman

Tackle crime and enjoy a pint with your MP on Valentine’s Day

DO YOU fancy sitting down with your MP for a crisp Valentine’s Day beverage?

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Stanhope Road. Credit: Google Street View

Busy city centre road will close for nearly three weeks for electrical works

ONE of the city’s busiest roads will close while engineers carry out electrical works.

Anna Lewkowicz from Havant Borough Council running against PC Terry Burke from Hampshire Police at a previous race at Waterlooville Precinct. 
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Popular charity pancake race postponed amid windy weather

A MUCH-LOVED town centre pancake race has been postponed because of poor weather conditions.

Good causes in Havant will benefit from the new town lottery

Win £25,000 on new community lottery – and donate to charity too

BOROUGH residents will soon get the chance to win big money – while donating to charity at the same time.

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WATCH: Roadshow under way to highlight ‘dangerous’ illegal tobacco trade

THE county council has joined forces with a national crime unit to crack down on the trade of illegal tobacco.

Picture: Malcolm Garbutt

Motorcyclist hospitalised with serious leg injuries after van crash

A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital after he crashed into a parked van.

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