Five reasons to buy Saturday’s News - including Weekend and Retro

In The News on Saturday we have 56 pages of news and sport plus your 32-page Weekend pullout.


Free gifts on offer for shoppers as Whiteley celebrates its birthday

SHOPPERS are invited to join a free party to mark the fifth birthday of a popular retail hub on Sunday.

A model of retirement home in Titchfield. Picture: Oak Retirement

Retirement villages can lower NHS costs

INVESTING in extra care housing can lower social care and NHS costs, a former health minister has said.

Half-term activities in Portsmouth for the family

9 great activities in Portsmouth you can do with the kids this half-term

Stuck for ideas of what to do with the kids this half-term?


REVEALED: The 20 cheapest streets in Portsmouth to buy a property right now

Here are the 20 cheapest roads in Portsmouth to buy a property, based on sale prices over the last 12 months.

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The replaced toll gate after the original was shattered by the mare.''The replaced toll gate in 1915 after the original was leapt over by the runaway mare with the carriage she was pulling smashing it to pieces. Picture: Ralph Cousins.

NOSTALGIA: Frightened mare smashes toll gate on escape bid to Havant

On Sunday, June 12, 1912, a dramatic event took place on the northern end of the old Langstone wooden trestle bridge.

jpns 230518 rw  A view across Cosham circa 1898.  Just how countrified Cosham was at one time. This is a look up the High Street in 1898. Picture: Barry Cox collection

NOSTALGIA: Mysterious alleyways and dark corners of Victorian Portsmouth

The marvellous view, right, is of Cosham High Street.

ClassT9 30718 on a Stephenson Locomotive Society special waits for the off at Havant''Pictured at Havant we see a class T9 at the head of a Stephenson Locomotive  Society special. Can anyone confirm the date?'Picture: Barry Cox collection

NOSTALGIA: Long gone, but not forgotton – remembering old treasures

Here we see a splendid Class T9 30718 train waiting to leave Havant at the head of a Stephenson Locomotive Society special.

The Portsmouth to Hayling ferry arrives at Hayling  No date for this photograph  but it is an unchanging scene across Langstone Harbour.

NOSTALGIA: I’m sorry, but there is no such thing as the Portsmouth ferry

I can remember several years ago when I was a taxi driver people asking me to take them to the Portsmouth ferry.

One of the new Class 707 trains at London Waterloo. Picture: South Western Railway PPP-180313-105841001

Rail operator announces delays on all trains in and out of London Waterloo

RAIL USERS are being warned they will face delays in and out of London Waterloo for the whole day today.

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Research reveals that companies ‘could do more’ when encouraging inclusivity

More could be done to promote inclusivity in the workplace, a new study has revealed.


MP urging RBS bank in town centre not to shut

AN MP has written to a bank calling on them to stop a planned closure.

Stephen Morgan with James Oldham

Life-changing pilot scheme a ‘huge success’

PROUD parents, carers and trainers gathered at Gunwharf Quays Academy to celebrate a graduation ceremony.

Neil Woods with Claudia Winkleman

Covers recognised as firm making sector successful

COVERS Timber and Builders Merchants has been awarded Best Timber Brand.

Five reasons to buy Friday’s News - including 20-page Guide entertainment pullout

Five reasons to buy Friday’s News - including 20-page Guide entertainment pullout

In The News on Friday we have 68 pages of news and sport.

Brittany Ferries has ordered two new Portsmouth to Spain cruise ferries

Freight and holiday boost is hoped for as Brittany Ferries buys two new ships for Portsmouth to Spain route

Brittany Ferries is to order two new cruise-ferries for its Portsmouth to Spain routes.


Businesses warn of ‘total gridlock’ due to summer roadworks on Fratton Bridge

BUSINESSES in Fratton fear that lane closures on Fratton Bridge and other gas roadworks will have a big effect on their trade.


Summer delays loom for drivers as gas works set to begin on major Portsmouth roundabout

DRIVERS have been warned to expect disruption in Fratton all summer long – as work commences on the city’s gas network.

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Locksway Road, Southsea. Picture: Google Maps

Delays expected for drivers as work set to start on Portsmouth road

DRIVERS have been warned to expect delays as roadworks begin in Southsea next week.

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