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One dog’s cancer diagnosis leads to pet food company

When the Dalys’ family dog became ill with bone cancer, it led to a startling discovery and a savvy business idea.

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Commercial Road
Picture: Malcolm Wells

LETTER OF THE DAY: Commercial Road needs a makeover

Your correspondent who recently said that Portsmouth was fine the way it is and no different to other cities is wrong.

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30 ways Portsmouth could be improved - according to our readers

30 ways Portsmouth could be improved - according to our readers

Our Big City Survey - which asked people what they think about Portsmouth - asked: ‘If there was one thing you could change about Portsmouth life, what would it be?’

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LISTED: These are Hampshire’s least-used train stations

The UK’s least-used train stations have been revealed, and here are the ones in Hampshire which have the least passengers using them.

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Inspector ‘horrified’ as nine people removed from boat in slavery investigation

Inspector ‘horrified’ as nine people removed from boat in slavery investigation

AN INSPECTOR has told of his horror at people being removed from a boat in Portsmouth in a police slavery probe.

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LETTER OF THE DAY: Hats off to two top firms

LETTER OF THE DAY: Hats off to two top firms

During the evening of November 30 a pipe burst under the pavement in St Mathews Road, Cosham and by very late that evening we were faced with what look liked devastation.

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Ferry firm’s newest accolade is ‘good loos’

Ferry firm’s newest accolade is ‘good loos’

LOOS on a ferry service from Portsmouth have been hailed as some of the best toilets ‘away from home’ in the UK.

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A screen grab  from the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars YouTube channel of a promotional video showing grime artist Skepta, left, and a friend being driven in a car while not wearing a seatbelts

Rolls-Royce pulls ad featuring Skepta not wearing a seatbealt

LUXURY car maker Rolls-Royce has pulled a video that showed grime artist Skepta being driven around while not wearing a seatbelt.

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Town’s Christmas Fayre ‘could be the last one’ as traders snub chamber of trade invitation

A CHRISTMAS Fayre may be a town’s last - because no new members have come forward to join the chamber of trade.

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Fake underwear warning after border staff seize £1.5m stash at Hampshire port

Counterfeit goods including more than £1.5 million worth of Calvin Klein underpants are among fake items seized at a Hampshire port.

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Energy firms have been rated for customer service

REVEALED: Best and worst energy companies for customer service

ENERGY companies have been ranked on how well they treat their customers.

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NATS wins prize for work to reduce emissions

AIR traffic controller NATS, which has offices in Swanwick and Whiteley, is celebrating after being named a winner at the Airport Operators’ Association Awards.

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Some of the Co-op team at Lakeside in Portsmouth

Co-op staff bring in hundreds for hospices

Southern Co-op’s head office team at Lakeside in Portsmouth raised more than £1,300 in two months for new charity partner Naomi House and Jacksplace hospices for children.

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Martin Webb, right, and Ray Waller, left, of Comet Classics in Southbourne take possession of the Team Ant replica racing car from its builder Darren Collins, centre.
Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Wheeler Dealers car takes pride of place in Southbourne firm’s showroom

A car from the television show Wheeler Dealers has taken pride of place in a Southbourne showroom.

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Port Solent Festival of Christmas

Annual Port Solent festival will offer a weekend of fun for families

ONE of the area’s favourite shopping destinations is gearing up for a weekend of festivities.

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�50,000 has been granted to two business centres including Fareham Innovation Centre at Daedalus

Centre is given a £50,000 boost for space sector

A BUSINESS centre has been given a £50,000 grant to help start-up companies working in the space industry.

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Train disruption is anticipated all morning

Train delays expected for the rest of the morning

A SIGNALLING fault is causing rail disruption for commuters this morning, with National Rail saying that it will continue all morning.

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Portsmouth university graduate wins award for travel business

A TRAVEL business set up by a University of Portsmouth graduate has won a prestigious award.

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From left, group regional manager Linda DArcy, branch manager Mike Gisborne and area manager Dan Abraham

Opticians celebrating regional award

A WATERLOOVILLE opticians is celebrating after winning a regional award for its customer care and staff attitude.

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Apply for grant cash to impact your community

BUSINESSES have the chance to seal millions of pounds in grant funding to have an impact in their region.

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