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MP praises student who 
won Christmas card comp

MP praises student who won Christmas card comp

YOUNG people at Fareham have earned the praise of their local MP for their entries in this year’s Christmas card competition.

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WATCH: Family raises hundreds for charity after epic Mariah Carey-themed Christmas lights display

WATCH: Family raises hundreds for charity after epic Mariah Carey-themed Christmas lights display

A family who built an epic Christmas lights display to the music of Mariah Carey in their front garden have raised nearly £300 to support neonatal care in the UK.

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Charity are thankful for Christmas donations

Charity are thankful for Christmas donations

A CHARITY has thanked members of the public who made donations that went towards disadvantaged children for Christmas.

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‘Take Back Tuesday’: Busiest day of the year to return unwanted Christmas gifts

‘Take Back Tuesday’: Busiest day of the year to return unwanted Christmas gifts

Millions of people across the country will be heading back to work today after the Christmas break, but today is also set to be one of the busiest days of the year for postal staff.

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Havant charity shop appeals for unwanted Christmas gifts

Havant charity shop appeals for unwanted Christmas gifts

A CHARITY shop is appealing for any unwanted Christmas presents to be donated.

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Charity appeal for any unwanted Christmas gifts across Portsmouth

Charity appeal for any unwanted Christmas gifts across Portsmouth

BARNARDO’s stores across Portsmouth are appealing for unwanted Christmas presents to be donated.

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Former troubled Portsmouth pub hosts Christmas grotto

Former troubled Portsmouth pub hosts Christmas grotto

THE landlord of a formerly troubled pub says it has been turned around.

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Busiest day on roads as people travel for Christmas

Busiest day on roads as people travel for Christmas

Today is expected to be the busiest day for traffic over the festive period as millions of people embark on the Christmas getaway.

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Warning issued to households with presents on display

Warning issued to households with presents on display

RESIDENTS are being reminded not to leave presents on show and to be on guard during the festive period.

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Portsmouth hotel brings in hundreds of gifts for disadvantaged

Portsmouth hotel brings in hundreds of gifts for disadvantaged

HUNDREDS of vulnerable children and families will enjoy a better Christmas thanks to generous donations.

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THIS WEEK IN 1998: Stitch in time wins the royal thumbs up

One of Hilary Hetherington’s fabric ornaments hung proudly on the Queen’s Christmas tree.

WATCH: VW Transporters group deliver hundreds of presents to sick children at QA Hospital

A MOTORCADE of Volkswagen enthusiasts delivered hundreds of presents to sick children at a city hospital.

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QA presents video

THIS WEEK IN 1998: Children celebrate Christmas with school nativity plays

After hours of practice, costumes and props being made and singing the same songs on repeat, children from across Portsmouth were ready to