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Dip in profits for BAE despite boost in sales figures

A DEFENCE firm that made hundreds of people redundant has revealed a dip in profit despite a boost in sales.

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Mike Bailey, 28, left with, and Matt Lucas, 23, who helped save the injured man ''Picture by:  Malcolm Wells (180219-7042)

Portsmouth pub boss tells of his pride in staff who saved attack victim

THE boss of pub staff who helped a man who had been attacked has praised his team for their quick actions.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Portchester Running Mummies warm up for London Marathon

Six fitness fanatics are doing their bit to thrust a children’s charity into the limelight.

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Network Rail work at London Waterloo. Picture: Leo Wilkinson

Revealed: £2bn rail plans set to improve Portsmouth services

NETWORK Rail has unveiled its multi-billion pound plan to improve the railway route covering Portsmouth.

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Marcella Payne and David Fuller after the smash

Charity calls for help after founder and former Lord Mayor of Portsmouth smashes china

A charity founder is calling for public assistance after falling victim to a smashing time.

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WATCH: The moment Gosport shop window smashes when man punches and headbutts it late at night

A TRADER is after information after a man punched and headbutted his shop window last night

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The giant Buddha statue for sale at the former Bahn Thai, Wickham Road, Fareham.  Picture: Habibur Rahman

Businessman puts landmark 1.5-tonne wooden Buddha up for sale

HAVE you always dreamed of becoming the proud owner of a one-and-a-half-tonne wooden Buddha?

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Police investigators at the scene outside the Missoula nightclub in Durham where a 20-year-old student died on Wednesday night. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Hampshire student dies following ‘serious head injury’ outside nightclub

A HAMPSHIRE university student has died following an incident at a nightclub.

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Lloyds Bank in Bishop's Waltham after three men used a forklift to rip a cash machine from the wall

UPDATE: No arrests for robbers who tried to steal cash machine with forklift truck

Police have not yet made any arrests in their bid to catch a group of men who tried to steal a cash machine on Sunday.

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David Joel, Hampshire Chamber's new president, with chief executive Maureen Frost

‘I want the chamber to be more visible...’

HAMPSHIRE Chamber of Commerce has appointed a new president.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond holding his red ministerial box outside 11 Downing Street, London, before heading to the House of Commons to deliver his Budget

Leader says the business rate system is still ‘fundamentally flawed’

BUSINESSES have welcomed a promised drop in interest rates – but say more needs to be done and the system should be overhauled.

Business

‘Bullies drove me to suicide attempt... now I’m joining Prince to fight back’

CAMPAIGNER Chloe Hine has told Prince William how bullies drove her to attempt suicide.

People

Web firm sponsors ambitious Gosport sailor

THE success of gaming gadget the Nintendo Switch is helping drive a turnaround at retailer Game Digital after it slumped to a £10m annual loss.

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Sponsor Sasha Francis, left, and Nail Technician of the Year winner Erin Searle from Nails by Erin in Fareham

Winner Erin celebrates third accolade at industry showcase

Beauty technician Erin Searle is still celebrating after winning the Nail Technician of the Year accolade at this year’s Hair and Beauty Awards.

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The Coach and Horses in Hilsea

Punters are invited back to see changes

THE Coach and Horses has reopened after a refit.

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Increase in bookings as rail strikes continue

A COACH firm says it has seen a rise in bookings this week during the train strike.

Business

Lawyer in award shortlist

A LAWYER has been shortlisted for an award.

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Company completes £3.5 million project for school

A CONSTRUCTION company from Fareham has completed a new college building.

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Staff at Tulls Butchers in Wickham, former Butcher of the Year winners - from left:  Mikey Jordan, Jake Chambers, Rob Holbrooke and owner Ben Sawyers     'Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (150845-3)

Prime time for our top butcher, but who will be next?

AN AWARD-WINNING butcher has spoken of his firm’s ongoing success since winning The News Butcher of the Year competition.

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Wendy Meredith and Deborah Buckingham at The Leopold Tavern

New managers step right up at Leopold Tavern launch party

Two friends are embarking on a new adventure together in their new positions as managers of The Leopold Tavern.

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