Work set to start on next stage of ‘congesting-busting’ bus transport scheme in Gosport

WORK is due to start this month on extending the Eclipse Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route.

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The News consumner expert Richard Thomson has some tips to avert having a disappointing summer holiday

Ten things to know before you book to avoid a holiday nightmare

Just as in the high street shops, the summer getaway sales season is in full swing.

Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Parts of the UK are set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as a ‘polar maritime air mass’ sweeps across the nation, writes Paul Harmer, Consultant with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering.


REVEALED: Top 10 burglary hotspots in the Portsmouth area

The postcode districts in the Portsmouth area most prone to burglary insurance claims have been revealed, according to new research.

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Portsmouth station closes as part of bridge maintenance work

A TRAIN station will be closed for five days next month.


Southsea bar applies to extend its hours

OWNERS of a bar in the city centre have launched a bid to extend their opening hours.


New appointment made to corporate team

COFFIN MEW has appointed Dominic Travers to its corporate team.

Andr� Guedeney, owner of Andr�s Food Bar

Green Southsea firms in pledge to cut plastic

BUSINESSES in Southsea are cutting back on plastic with new eco incentives.

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

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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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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