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Portsmouth Vegan Festival is back: 5 things you need to know

Portsmouth Vegan Festival is back for another year - and here are five things you need to know.

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REVEALED: The top 10 restaurants in Havant - according to TripAdvisor

In the final part of our look at the Portsmouth area’s best restaurants, we look which eateries customers in Havant have rated the highest.

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Greggs is opening 130 new stores in the UK

Greggs is opening 130 new stores in the UK

Britain’s biggest bakery chain Greggs is set to open 130 new branches in the next 12 months.

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The winning team - from left: Oscar, Benjamin, Rain and Alex

Towering ideas as Southsea school pupils take on challenge

PRIMARY school pupils have been given the opportunity to learn more about the world of enterprise.

Education
Carillion apprentices have been offered help from colleges including Fareham College after the firm went bust Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Colleges team up to help Carillion apprentices

A GROUP of colleges are working to help Carillion apprentices who have lost their jobs.

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Car dealership celebrates record year with awards night

SALES and support staff at a car dealership have been honoured for their contribution to a record year.

Business
BAR Technologies has launched BAR Rigging to focus on offering high performance cutting-edge rigging techniques, materials and practices

BAR launch new venture to design and manufacture rigging

THE team behind Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) have launched a new business venture.

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Nathan Jones-Morris, Ben Sawyers and and Rob Holbrooke at 
Meon Valley Butchers, The Square, Wickham. 
Picture: Habibur Rahman

Butcher of the year brings home the bacon once again

QUALITY and service are the two most important ingredients for success, according to The News Butcher of the Year 2017.

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What’s black and white and now got red in it?

The last ever black-and-white edition of a family owned broadsheet paper has been printed on a 1960s tractor-run press before it goes colour next week.

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Century 21 Mobiles has taken over the former Large and Large optians in Cosham

Phone shop moves into Cosham high street

An expanding mobile phone accessories business has opened up a new shop in central Cosham.

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The Bahn Thai in Fareham will soon become a Brazilian steakhouse and susha buffet restaurant Picture by Ian Hargreaves

Samba and sushi mix at new town restaurant

A RESTAURANT will bring a taste of samba and sushi to diners next month.

Food and Drink

Have a say on changes to school transport plans

THE COUNTY council is inviting residents to provide their views on proposals around changes to the provision of transport to and from school or college for school children and students.

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Lee Hockaday, commercial director at St Vincent College, Gosport

Gosport cinema ‘has to be sustainable’ says director

THE future of Gosport’s last remaining cinema remains uncertain, according to the organisers.

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An iPhone 8 Plus Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

CONSUMER: iPhone users - expect a security update soon

A so-called text bomb bug that can crash an iPhone with a single message has been discovered by a security researcher.

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Water from the burst main on Havant Road (A3023). Credit: Portsmouth Water via Twitter

Burst water main causes lengthy delays on and off Hayling Island

A BURST water main is causing traffic delays on and off Hayling Island.

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Verity hopes future generations will have ditch the mobile devices and go back to basics

CONSUMER: Phone buyer left ‘stunned’ by online store’s customer service over discount claim

Suzanne Kirkham was left speechless at the way she was treated by an online store when her phone order failed to activate a 20 per cent promotional discount.

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Portsmouth & Southsea railway station by Andy Cooper

LETTER OF THE DAY: Please tart up our railway stations

Re your story about the state of Portsmouth Harbour railway station (Sort out this mess; Harbour station branded ‘one of worst in UK’, Jan 11).

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Tesco has said it had listened to customer feedback and had decided to delay the introduction of the changes until June 10.

Tesco delays reward changes after outcry

Tesco is delaying changes to its Clubcard rewards scheme after an outcry from customers who objected to a cut in the value of vouchers without warning.

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James Mant with partner Victoria Parsons and dog Oscar at their home in Whiteley
Picture Zachary Culpin/Solent News & Photo Agency UK

Couple are furious after Scottish Power-contracted bailiffs break into their home over previous tenant’s £227 debt

A family has been left traumatised after an energy supplier broke into a family home and changed the locks without the owner’s knowledge after a former tenant had failed to pay a £227 bill.

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Fareham hairdresser gains recognition from Good Salon Guide

A SALON has been recognised by a national guide for its professional standards.

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