A former commander in the Metropolitan Police has criticised Sir Craig Mackey for locking himself inside a car and watching one of his officers being murdered just yards away during last year’s Westminster terror attack.
I don’t think a day goes by when plastic pollution isn’t being mentioned. It’s the environmental issue of the moment. The poor old polar bears and the melting ice caps aren’t getting much of a look in any more.
It’s been just over a week now since the sentencing of the men involved in the ‘trouble’ between fans when Plymouth visited Portsmouth back in April 2017. And I still can’t get my head around the sentences that were given out.
I’m not a fan of Jamie Oliver – in fact I’m still waiting for him to make good on his promise to leave the country if we voted to leave the EU. But him being called out for racism for making ‘jerk’ chicken rice is absolute nonsense.
I wrote a column a couple of weeks ago, before the World Cup started, about Portsmouth being the most expensive place to watch the tournament in the UK and how the average person watching it would spend on average £1,252 during the competition.
Seventeen-year-old Kathryn Osgood, from Bedhampton, has won Miss Portsmouth and with enough votes in her heat will be able to progress through to the Miss England finals. Good luck to her, I hope she makes it.
Dave Humphries, the police Inspector for Havant and Waterlooville took to Twitter to express his anger at the poster campaign by cosmetic chain Lush which decked windows in more than 100 of its shops with posters depicting a policeman with the words ‘Paid to Lie’ and fake police tape bearing the words ‘Crossed the Line’.
The whole debate about drugs – whether you think it’s cool, boring or stupid – when you have young people dying in the circumstances that happened at Mutiny Festival then it’s all irrelevant. Everyone agrees it’s tragic.