Walter takes centre stage as firms celebrate success at The News Business Excellence Awards

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Manager Angela Grant and owner Jodie Priestley at Ally Barbers in Allaway Avenue, Paulsgrove     Picture: Habibur Rahman

‘Rental costs here are astronomical’ says furious Paulsgrove hairdresser

A HAIRDRESSER claims her business has been forced out of its home by the council after a dispute over a new rental agreement.


PICTURES: 29 amazing photos showing Portsmouth’s beauty from the air

Portsmouth is a beautiful city - and here are the pictures to prove it.

Councillor Donna Jones, the Leader of Portsmouth City Council hands over the keys to Mark Tickner     Picture: Malcolm Wells

Portsmouth tenants look forward to moving into council homes

PEOPLE in need of supported living will be able to move into their new homes next month.

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Workers at BAE Systems

Dip in profits for BAE despite boost in sales figures

A DEFENCE firm that made hundreds of people redundant has revealed a dip in profit despite a boost in sales.

Doctor Who actress Jodie Whittaker has been filming an episode of the show at Alver Valley medieval village in Gosport.       'Picture Ian Hargreaves  (181108-1)

Sci-fi fans ‘can’t believe their luck’ as Doctor Who filming descends on Gosport

SCI-FI super-fans enjoyed a live-action glimpse into the world of television as filming for Doctor Who took place in Gosport.


Employees lose billions in unpaid overtime

WORKERS in the south east put in £5.3 billion worth of unpaid overtime in 2017.


Uni hosts UN Goals seminar

ICAEW Southern is set to host a new seminar at the University of Portsmouth Business School.

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Group strengthens ties with regional businesses

The National Regional Property Group is strengthening its relationship with Hampshire businesses by joining the Chamber of Commerce.

Patrick Allen and Brodie Wainwright at Tombs and Allen Opticians

Firm setting its sights on the future with new recruit

A GOSPORT-based optician has appointed a brand new optometrist to its team.


Borough charity set to benefit from BBC

A HAVANT charity has been granted thousands of pounds in funding.

Last year's winner of Employer of the Year, Digi Toolbox.  Picture: Keith Woodland.

The News Business Excellence Awards are tomorrow: Here’s the full shortlist

Here are the people and companies from the Portsmouth area which are nominated for The News Business Excellence Awards.

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BAE workers

Defence giant BAE reveals profits after year of job cuts

A DEFENCE firm that made hundreds of people redundant has revealed a dip in profit despite an increase in sales.

Geoff Holt, who runs Wetwheels Solent

Federation reveals local firms on awards shortlist

COMPANIES have been named on a shortlist by the Federation of Small Businesses Wessex.


Apprentice awards on offer

A COMPANY is looking to award top apprentices.


Vegan eatery in top 10 after KFC chicken crisis

IN the wake of KFC’s chicken crisis, PETA has announced its top 10 vegan places to find fried chicken in the UK.

David Abrams and his wife Sandra

Triathlete has thigh surgery after dogs attack him on his bike

A TRIATHLETE spent three days in hospital after a dog incident left him needing reconstructive thigh surgery.

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Chris Parkes endured weeks of frustration with Wileyfox, before the company went into voluntary liquidation

CONSUMER: Retired building firm boss caught out after buying faulty smartphone online

There’s nothing worse than something you’ve bought going wrong just weeks after you bought it.

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Katherine Proietti, landlady of the Sunshine Inn in Farlington with Brian Myall who has Parkinson's Desease. The pub has raised money for Parkinsons support in Cosham. 'Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Signed 2008 Pompey shirt is top prize in Sunshine charity day

A GROUP of punters are banding together to raise money for a worthy cause.

The Sunday Post in Clarendon Road, Southsea. Picture: Hollie O'Connor

Specialist wine bar to open in Southsea

SOUTHSEA has a specialist wine venue opening up on its patch.

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