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LETTER OF THE DAY: Claws out over Santa

I read with great amusement the story of charity worker Rod Elliott threatened with arrest when he parked his sleigh dressed as Santa Claus outside Tesco in Station Road, Hayling Island by an over-zealous shop worker (Tesco delivers a ho-ho-no to charity Santa, Dec 12).

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Cyber experts predict more attacks in 2018

A TECHNOLOGY firm that deals in cyber security has given its predictions for 2018.

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Gary Jeffries

Independent agency comes top of the charts for deals

A COMMERCIAL property consultancy has achieved a fifth year of success in the M27 office agents’ league table.

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Jacqui Edward and Suzette Gough at last year's Christmas Sessions beer festival Picture: Habibur Rahman

Fizz the season to be merry at Portsmouth’s Christmas beer festival

FANS of beer, cider and gin are in for a treat this weekend as Portsmouth Beer Festival returns and with a festive theme to boot.

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What the Lidl at The Apex Centre in Fareham will look like

‘We don’t know what the future holds for everyone’s businesses’

BUSINESS owners are ‘disappointed’ after plans that will demolish an industrial estate to build a new supermarket were passed.

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A new Lidl will be built on Hayling Island

New Hayling Island Lidl is given green light by planners

A NEW supermarket is set to be built on Hayling Island.

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Palmer & Harvey administration blamed for rise in Portsmouth area jobseekers

Palmer & Harvey administration blamed for rise in Portsmouth area jobseekers

THE number of people claiming jobseekers allowance in the Portsmouth area has risen by more than 10 per cent in the last year.

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Asda store evacuated after fire starts in chilled section

Asda store evacuated after fire starts in chilled section

Customers were evacuated from the Asda superstore in Fratton after a ‘small fire’ started in the chilled section.

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Commuters ride a crowded South Western Railway train on the Portsmouth to London line. Picture: Carey Tompsett/PA Wire

Train staff to strike on New Year’s Eve

Workers on South Western Railway are to strike on New Year’s Eve in a dispute over the role of guards, the RMT union has announced.

Portsmouth
Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Don't let one of the 'unflushable' sewer creatures out

LETTER OF THE DAY: Time to fight ‘The Unflushables’!

Sewer flooding can be a really upsetting experience for our customers.

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£4m cuts to be made in city budget

ADULT social care and cultural trusts will face funding reductions as part of £4 million cuts to the city council’s budget.

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International hotelier is appointed at Marriott

A NEW general manager with more than 15 years of experience has been appointed at the Marriott Hotel.

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Law team named number 1

TRETHOWANS has been named as the fastest-growing legal firm in the UK.

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Christmas displays at Gunwharf Quays

Customers turn to outlet shopping this Christmas

THOUSANDS of people have visited Gunwharf Quays this Christmas to pick up a bargain.

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Ian Baynes and Jules Baynes, co-founders of The Fizzy Rascals

The Fizzy Rascals toast their mobile wedding business

For 15 years Ian Bayne and his sister Jules wanted to start their own business, but it wasn’t until Ian found a 1977 Peugeot camper van for sale online that everything clicked into place.

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Firm celebrates a strong year and two new offices

Firm celebrates a strong year and two new offices

Staff at Lambert Smith Hampton toasted a successful year in style at the Southampton Harbour Hotel.

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Abba Forever will be performing at the Kings Theatre in January

Take a chance on Abba tribute

ABBA fans will be pleased to find out about a new show coming to Portsmouth next year.

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Charging to the future

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT Service Station is preparing for a plug-in future after installing two rapid charging stations.

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3rd Portchester Scouts and representatives of Portchester Community Association accept the cash from staff at the store.
Picture Ian Hargreaves

Customers raise £2,400 for community

A Portchester Co-Op has seen its customers raise over £2,000 for local causes.

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