WEATHER AND TRAVEL A decent start to the week

After a cold start, it will be a dry day across the region with some good spells of sunshine.

Alison McClure with her Venus Award

Blake Morgan partner wins Professional of the Year award

BLAKE MORGAN partner Alison McClure has been awarded a Professional of the Year award.


Hovertravel supports charity calendar initiative

HOVERTRAVEL is backing The Wight Brainy Bunch by helping to promote the charity’s latest fundraising initiative.

Covers Timber and Builders Merchange donated materials to Motiv8

Gosport builders’ merchant makes donation to community

THE GOSPORT arm of Covers Timber & Builders Merchant has donated materials to a community group.

Maker's Guild's Gavin Hodson, Sam Asiri and Ming Wu     Picture: Habibur Rahman

New ‘Makerspace’ in Portsmouth allows community to collaborate

THREE friends have launched a new space in which people can break, build, bend and destroy.

Wine bar to reopen as pub

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.

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.

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