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FOOD REVIEW: It's not any old three-course meal, it is 27 steps to heaven

Tucked just off the seafront street in Southsea is what can only be described as a portal across the channel without having to hop on the ferry.
Food and Drink
SuRie from Great Britain performs Storm in Lisbon during a dress rehearsal for the Eurovision Song Contest Picture: AP Photo/Armando Franca

Is Eurovision more about music or politics - a University of Portsmouth professor reveals all

Is Eurovision about music or maths?

Gigs and Music
D-Day veterans (l to r), Arthur Bailey, John Jenkins, and Eric Drube.' Picture Ian Hargreaves  (180470-1) PPP-181105-172724006

COMMENT: Inspiration from the young and not so young

If you have had a tough week and find you are in need of a little spiritual uplift, you need look no further than two stories in today’s paper.

Opinion
FOOD REVIEW: Fancy fish and chip bar was not the plaice I dreamed it would be

FOOD REVIEW: Fancy fish and chip bar was not the plaice I dreamed it would be

Social media setting false expectations is not breaking news, but when it came to The Fisherman’s Kitchen, Southsea, it did break my heart a little.
Food and Drink
The Churchillian, Portsdown Hill

FOOD REVIEW: The stunning views are the highlight, rather than the food

It’s a bright spring day, with few clouds in the sky and the sun beaming down. On a day like today there’s no better place to get a great view of Portsmouth than Portsdown Hill. 
Food and Drink

Police investigating car thefts in Bishop’s Waltham

POLICE are keen to find a BMW following reports of vehicles being broken into.

Crime

Motorcyclists suffers minor injuries in Fareham crash

A MOTORCYCLIST suffered minor injuries in a crash.

News
Clifford Brown's Brasserie, Knowle Village, Fareham

FOOD REVIEW: What a revelation! It's foodie heaven at this former chapel

Down a long (make that very long) and winding suburban road, one may be rather surprised to come across a large village. 
Food and Drink
The Navigator, Swanwick

FOOD REVIEW: Sometimes simplicity is the way to go amid gastro-mania

The Dish Detective always commends the pubs and restaurants that dare to be different, serving up refreshing twists on the dishes we all know and love.
Food and Drink

Campaign to save roof

AN APPEAL has been launched to raise more than £5.8m to restore an historic cathedral’s roof.

People
The Fox Goes Free, Charlton, Chichester

DISH DETECTIVE: Modern cuisine at a country pub steeped in WI history  

Little more than 100 years ago in a former hunting lodge nestled in the South Downs, some no-doubt rather formidable women sat down for the first meeting, in England, of the Women's Institute. A century later, the WI is trying to shake off its jam and Jerusalem image with high-profile campaigns on issues as diverse as legalising prostitution, calling for more midwives, and urging the government to support dairy farmers. 
Food and Drink
DISH DETECTIVE: Sample the fruits of the sea at this fine marina restaurant 

DISH DETECTIVE: Sample the fruits of the sea at this fine marina restaurant 

There are those for whom being presented with a seafood platter is the stuff of nightmares. They say they love fish – but that only goes as far as a bit of cod or salmon. 
Food and Drink
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NATIONAL: Tesco faces £4bn legal action over equal pay for women

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco is facing the nation’s largest equal pay challenge to date – with a potential bill of £4bn.

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Elodie Balme Rasteau

ALISTAIR GIBSON: The Rhone holds a special place in my wine cellar

If I had to choose one European wine region to drink the wines of, and to visit, it would have to be the Rhône Valley.
Food and Drink
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Broglia Gavi 2016, Piedmont (Co-op 7.99)

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Fabulous on-trend vegan wines from around the world

It seems to me every month now there is some sort of theme, from Dry January to Movember.
Food and Drink
Elizabeth Davis on stage in the regional finals of Britain's Got Variety

Elizabeth hopes to dance her way to success in national talent competition

LIGHT-FOOTED Elizabeth Davis hopes to dance her way to success in a talent contest.

People

It's a beauty of a role for this newcomer

It's a beauty of a role for this newcomer

Getting the part of Beauty in Chichester Festival Youth Theatre’s Christmas staging of Beauty and The Beast came as a huge shock to Mia Cunningham-Stockdale.
News
Katie James, Naomi O'Mara, and Nicola Fairchild

The Great Christmas Cake Off a big success

STAFF at Lakeside showcased their half-baked attempts at cake design on Thursday as they competed in The Great Christmas Cake Off.

People
It’s jingle all the     way as Streetwise helps Peter get        £2,779 refunded

It’s jingle all the way as Streetwise helps Peter get £2,779 refunded

A Fareham pensioner is looking forward to a stress-free Christmas after Scottish Power finally refunded him £2,779 in overpaid electricity bills.

Business
‘It gives a distorted and wrong impression of ambulance technicians...’

‘It gives a distorted and wrong impression of ambulance technicians...’

EARLIER this week the Daily Mail ran a front-page article suggesting ambulances were being sent out with ‘technicians’ who had less skills than regular ambulance crews.

Health 1
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