City set to be given £500,000 to combat dangerous air quality

PORTSMOUTH will benefit from half a million pounds of government funding in a bid to combat air pollution.


Figures list average delays for airport passengers

PASSENGERS travelling from Southampton Airport face delays of around 13 minutes.


Cruise boom sees firm announce plans for new Portsmouth hotel

A NEW Travelodge could be coming to Portsmouth.

The former Palmer and Harvey warehouse in Segensworth

Former Palmer and Harvey site to go back on the market

THE LARGEST warehouse in Segensworth - which housed ill-fated Palmer and Harvey - will soon be refurbished before being put back on the market.

Figures have shown which UK airports have the longest departure delays.

REGIONAL: How long are take-off delays at Southampton Airport?

PASSENGERS face an average delay time of 15 minutes when travelling from UK airports.

Southern Railway

Southern Railway passengers among those facing disruption due to timetable changes

COMMUTERS are facing disruption this morning as trains are cancelled amid the largest timetable change across Britain for decades.


Marine advertising firm hosts industry at annual Gosport lunch

BUSINESSES, manufacturers and charities with an interest in all things marine got a chance to meet journalists from across the industry at a networking lunch.

Free with The News on Monday

Five reasons to buy The News on Monday - including an eight-page royal wedding souvenir and a guide to next week’s bank holiday.

In The News on Monday we have 56 pages of news and sport.


Salon is awarded a five-star rating

SAGE Hair Design, a salon based in Wickham, Fareham has been awarded a five-star rating.

Nigel Taylor serves up ice cream to staff

Boss helps staff chill out with ice cream

HELPING his staff to keep cool in the heat, Taylor Made Computer Solutions founder Nigel Taylor arranged for an ice cream van to visit head office on Thursday.


Portsmouth College boss seals presidential role for top national body

THE principal and CEO of Portsmouth College has sealed a new role.


Portsmouth Water handed nationally-recognised customer service award

A WATER company has been awarded for its customer service.

The M27 and A27 will be party closed this week

Sections of M27 and A27 to be closed next week for roadworks

SECTIONS of two of the city’s major roads will be closed from Monday as works are carried out.

New Road, between Buckland and Copnor. Picture: Google Street View

Nearly 700 Portsmouth homes without power after cable fault

HUNDREDS of homes in Portsmouth are without power after a cable fault.

Alan Mak MP and apprentice Tom Curley at Comserv in Havant. Picture: Alex Rennie

MP praises firm for taking on former Carillion apprentice

HAVANT MP Alan Mak has praised a firm that has taken on an ex-Carillion apprentice, following the company’s collapse earlier this year.

Picture: Malcolm Wells

Five reasons to buy Saturday’s News - including 32-page Weekend magazine

In The News on Saturday we have 56 pages of news and sport.


Store closures: could Mothercare in Portsmouth shut?

BABYWEAR retailer Mothercare has announced plans to shut 50 of its UK stores.

The government yesterday announced a restriction to �2 from �100 for fixed odds betting terminals. The region's MPs are happy with the announcement but many in the betting industry believe it will lead to mass job losses and closures

FOBT restrictions are ‘an important step’ in protecting gamblers

The maximum stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) will be restricted to £2, the government has announced.


Expert’s plea to new council leader

A PLANNING expert has said Portsmouth City Council’s new leader should be pushing for a wealthier, healthier and more attractive city.

Mothercare, which has stores in Commercial Road and Solent Retail Park in Havant, is to close 50 stores

Axe hanging over branches of Mothercare

SHOCKED residents are taking to social media after Mothercare announced it will close 50 of its stores.

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