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Gosport Borough dealt late blow at Hitchin

LATE chances were not enough to earn Gosport any points in their 2-1 defeat at Hitchin Town in the Southern League premier division.

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Pompey Academy's Matt Mayes scored a penalty against MK Dons in today's match. Picture: Colin Farmery

Ten-man Pompey Academy lose after conceding second-half penalties

TWO second-half penalties saw 10-man Pompey Academy lose 4-2 against MK Dons in Merit League One.

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Shopping centre teams up with Portsmouth schools in Dragons Den project

PUPILS from three schools have been challenged to design, develop and launch a tourism gift package.

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Help needed to support Havant teenager’s Friend Finder project

MORE volunteers are needed to support a project which helps youngsters make friends.

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Tom Prince's parents Adele Prince and Clinton, left with Emma e and Peter Prince     

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Expert says £1m from Tom Prince Cancer Trust is vital for rare cancer research

A HUGE investment into a rare form of bone cancer will help scientists learn more about the disease.

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Partha Kar, diabetes consultant and clinical lead at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham

New mobile app to help people with Type 2 diabetes

PEOPLE with Type 2 diabetes will be encouraged to monitor their condition by accessing a new mobile app.

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Darren and Lisa. Picture by Malcolm Wells

Newlyweds who tie the knot after groom’s cancer diagnosis thank everyone who made dream wedding come true

WORDS cannot explain how thankful we are to everyone who made our dream wedding come true.

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Cumberland Infant School, in Southsea, took part in a previous Blue Day

Portsmouth family calls for trust’s last Blue Day to be biggest and best yet

TEN years ago hundreds of schools and businesses got involved to celebrate the first ever Blue Day.

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Pictured are: (l-r) Peter Prince, Alison Prince-Duffy, Charmaine Prince, Paul Prince-Duffy, Adele Prince, Clinton Prince, Amelia Miller, Emma Prince, Nancy Bandoni, Maureen Prince and (front kneeling) Paul Bandoni.   Picture: Sarah Standing (160930-5785)

‘It’s all thanks to the people of Portsmouth’ - Tom Prince’s family donates £1m to help save lives of others

‘WE ARE so pleased the £1m we raised with the help of the city can now save other lives in memory of Tom’.

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Blue Day fundraising walkers leave Fratton Park in 2016

How Blue Day helped the Tom Prince Cancer Trust to power past £1m

Pompey season ticket-holder Tom Prince was not only a massive fan of the club, but of football in general.

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The iconic display of ceramic poppies at the Tower of London

Fort Nelson needs volunteers for ceramic poppy display

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help care for a ceramic poppy sculpture.

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Boys from Priory School in a trampoline competition

Southsea school’s trampoline team through to final

A TEAM of trampoline students will be travelling to Northern Ireland to take part in the final of a competition.

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Hampshire fire authority agrees to increase council tax

THE fire authority has agreed to increase its part of council tax by nearly three per cent.

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Teachers learn how to keep students healthy at conference

HEADTEACHERS and PE teachers have been given advice on keeping students healthy.

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The betrothal ring Vice Admiral Lord Nelson gave to his mistress Emma Hamilton

Ring Admiral Lord Nelson gave to mistress will go on show for Valentine’s Day

A RING Admiral Lord Nelson gave to his mistress on the night before he left for the Battle of Trafalgar will be on display for an hour tomorrow.

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Debbie Prewitt and her family will be abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower in aid of the Breast Cancer Haven in Titchfield

Family ready to abseil down Spinnaker Tower for Titchfield breast cancer charity

A FAMILY of seven will be abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower as a thank you to a charity close to their hearts.

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The two protest groups face eachother in the grounds of St Mary's Hospital. Picture: Vernon Nash

Anti-abortion campaigners return to Portsmouth

CAMPAIGNERS against abortion are due to start a 40-day protest outside a clinic tomorrow.

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Gunwharf Quays hosts Chinese New Year celebrations

Gunwharf Quays to welcome parade for Chinese New Year

A DANCING lion, drummers and a Chinese dragon will be part of a parade through a shopping complex.

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Sulaiman Al-Fahim meeting Pompey fans in the south stand in 2009. Picture: Steve Reid

Sulaiman Al-Fahim handed jail term in Dubai for ‘stealing £5m from his wife to buy Pompey’

A former Pompey owner who stole £5m from his wife’s account to buy the club has been handed a jail term, Dubai website The National reported.

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MP meets with Oxfam as charity boss quits over prostitution scandal

THE deputy chief executive of Oxfam has quit in the wake of the aid worker sex scandal saying she was ‘ashamed’ of what had happened.

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