Wine bar to reopen as pub

AN ESTABLISHED wine bar is be to taken over and reopened as a village pub.

Fears over job losses at Internet company in Fareham

Fears over job losses at Internet company in Fareham

STAFF at an Internet security firm are fearing job losses after a redundancy consultation process was started.

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AGHHH! Another one of those awful charity ads...

LETTER OF THE DAY: Ouch! Far too many TV charity ads

As a regular viewer of TV I cannot help but become somewhat annoyed when certain adverts appear on the screen.

A Burgess Marine engineer in action

106 jobs lost as marine firm goes into administration

MARINE company Burgess Marine Ltd has gone into administration with jobs being lost in Portsmouth and Portchester.


Manufacturers in south east end the year in a healthy position

MANUFACTURERS in the South East are ending the year in a healthy position, says a new survey.

Fort Gilkicker Picture: Tom Wren

Meeting set to talk about Gilkicker plans

PEOPLE can quiz a senior council official about development proposals for Fort Gilkicker in Gosport.

Argos recalls chairs over safety fears

Argos recalls chairs over safety fears

Argos has recalled a range of chairs, which could unexpectedly break when sat upon.

HMS Queen Elizabeth at Portsmouth Naval Base

BAE awarded seven-year contract to service ships

BAE SYSTEMS has been awarded a seven-year contract to provide combat systems support across the Royal Navy.

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Councillors approve plans for Fratton tower to become student accommodation

Councillors approve plans for Fratton tower to become student accommodation

A RUN-down eight-storey building will be turned into student accommodation, councillors have agreed.

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Business are losing out because of traffic congestion, a report warns

Traffic is costing businesses £12m says new report

BUSINESSES are losing more than £12 million a year because of traffic congestion, it has been estimated.

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Commercial Road 
Picture: Jonathan Brady

LETTER OF THE DAY: Tipner for first-class shopping centre?

Patricia Smith’s letter (December 12) is another sad appeal to the council to try to resurrect Commercial Road as a decent shopping centre.

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NATS signs Singapore airport deal

A FAREHAM-based business has been asked to develop a tower prototype for Singapore Changi Airport.

Carol singers at Gunwharf Quays

Gunwharf Quays hosts Christmas carol concert

FAMILIES gathered to sing Christmas carols at a shopping centre.

James Crook

Surfer leaves job to become ‘hobbypreneur’

A ENTREPRENEUR has revealed how losing his job led him to turn his passion into a business, becoming a ‘hobbypreneur’.


ALAN MAK: It vital our exporters get a good deal in place for when we leave the EU

The Havant MP looks forward to strong trade deals for businesses in his constituency after Brexit

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Solicitor Gemma Nolan

Solicitor leaves Australia to take up Southsea role

A NEW solicitor has been appointed at a firm in Southsea.

Daniel Disney, director of The Daily Sales

Sales head gets over 100,000 hits and launches firm

Daniel Disney started his career in a desk job, writing a modest weekly sales blog on LinkedIn.

Rita Leist  at her Southsea home with the Hotpoint Dishwasher that has caused her so much concern     Picture: Malcolm Wells

STREETWISE: Don’t let them get away with shoddy service or merchandise

Sometimes it’s the most seemingly insignificant matter that gets up people’s noses when they believe they’ve been short changed.

The soft play area at the Mountbatten Centre

Big Mountbatten Centre makeover gets under way

WORK has started on a £850,000 makeover at the Mountbatten Leisure Centre.

Hayling Island Lions member Rod Elliott outside Tesco, Station Road, Hayling Island

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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