THE NEWS has closed its Fareham office after nearly six decades serving the town.
The office, in West Street, saw its last day of trading yesterday.
The shop originally opened in the 1950s and once sold a range of newspapers, chocolates, sweets, cards and stationery.
Branch manager Paul Ellis has retired.
The nearest office will now be at 1000 Lakeside, North Harbour, Portsmouth.
Adverts can still be placed by calling (023) 9262 2751 or (023) 9262 2752.
The Fareham office is being sold and editorial will also move to 1000 Lakeside.
For news stories, call (023) 9262 2118.