‘Nowhere in Europe offers everything Portsmouth does’

BOSSES of some of Portsmouth’s most-loved attractions have heaped praise on the city’s appeal in the light of English Tourism Week.


WATCH: Friends taking over Portsmouth pub say: ‘We’re just three lads trying to make it’

THREE friends from Portsmouth are embarking on a new venture by taking ownership of an historic pub.

Employer of the Year Award Winner Digi Tool Box. Picture: Vernon Nash

WATCH: The News Business Excellence Awards highlight reel

A glittering event attracted over 400 professionals to Portsmouth Guildhall in February.

An impression of what a substation at Lovedean could look like. Credit: Siemens

Feedback ‘positive’ for £1.2bn Portsmouth to France power scheme

PLANS to build a Lovedean substation linked to Europe’s power grid have been met by a ‘positive’ response, developers have said.


PICTURES: First look inside the new Bar 38, The Liquorist, ahead of its opening

Here’s the first look inside the new Bar 38 as it prepares to open its doors tomorrow.

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The Poundland store in Gosport High Street. Picture: Google Maps

New store opening in Gosport offering clothes for just £1

A SHOP will be opening in Gosport next week – inside a pre-existing store.

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Professor Dominic Tweddle, head of the NMRN, outside HMS Victory at the historic dockyard, in Portsmouth.'' Picture : Habibur Rahman PPP-180901-151328001

Portsmouth sites play a key role in boosting UK tourism figures

HERITAGE sites across Portsmouth have helped in bumping up the overall number of visitors to key attractions across the UK, a leading tourism body has today revealed.

The Bluewater Care Home in North End, Portsmouth

Portsmouth care home threatens legal action after being rated ‘inadequate’

A CARE home said it had been re-inspected by a watchdog after it threatened to take legal action when inspectors rated it inadequate.


Havant-campaign group raise awareness about single-use plastic waste

A CAMPAIGN group is working to raise awareness about plastic waste.

Alan Mak, MP, with Sam Fulcher and Derek Burton of Cougar Automation

Job fair graduate leads firm’s technological drive

A GRADUATE who found work at a Havant jobs fair has been spearheading a project to develop cutting-edge, new technology.


55,000 firms set up by entrepreneurs in South

THE Office for National Statistics has reported that some 55,960 new businesses have been set up by entrepreneurs in the South East.


Regional prize for financiers

A FAREHAM-based financial firm has been named as a regional winner.

Coach firm goes for gold''David James (National Express), Mark Jordan and Dave Allen of Lucketts and Janet Burke (National Express)

Coach firm celebrates more Golden Spanner success

FOR a third year running, Lucketts Group has picked up National Express’s Golden Spanner award.

Chloe Smith, Minister for the Constitution with, from left, Gosport BC returning officer Michael Lawther and council leader Cllr Mark Hook

Top-level welcome for voter ID trial

A TOP minister has thanked Gosport Borough Council for taking part in a national trial for voting.

The Skills Minister Anne Milton MP, hosted by Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage, has visited Cemast at Lee-on-the-Solent where she spoke to apprentices and staff. 'Picture Ian Hargreaves  (180223-1)

Tech school praised by skills supremo

IN a week of many minister visits, the Rt Hon Anne Milton MP came to CEMAST in Fareham to witness innovative and unique skills training.

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Demolition of the Crosslink building at the former Royal Haslar Hospital in Gosport.  Picture: Royal Haslar Facebook page

Work finally starts on former Gosport hospital site

DEMOLITION work nine years in the making marks the first step toward the development of the former Haslar hospital grounds.

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Calls to save bus services

A TRADE union have called on councillors to help stop a decline in bus services.


Chinese diplomats visit Portsmouth as city looks to the East for trade links

CHINESE diplomats have visited Portsmouth as the city looks to build bridges with the rising industrial superpower.

Jackie Quinn tends her husband's memorial stone   Picture:  Malcolm Wells

Widow’s six-month battle after Co-op refuses to repair husband’s memorial stone

Jackie Quinn thought she was doing the right thing after her husband Paul passed away and she invested in a £2,610 funeral bond with Southern Co-operative Funeral Services.

Hampshire NFU chairman Andrew Malyon, dairy farmer, pictured with his daughter, Sarah, at his farm, Goathouse Farm, North Boarhunt, Fareham. Picture: Chris Moorhouse

New NFU chief is ready to meet ‘challenges ahead’

FAREHAM dairy farmer Andrew Malyon has been appointed as the new chair of Hampshire National Farmers’ Union.

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