Christmas News
Items for those in need fill up Waterlooville church

Items for those in need fill up Waterlooville church

SCORES OF volunteers turned up at Wecock Church in Waterlooville, which is also a food bank, to pack up items ready to be donated to those in need.

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Shop says thank you

Shop says thank you

A SHOP that specialises in mobility held a Christmas party to thank its customers.

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Fareham church welcomes in Christmas with community carol service

Fareham church welcomes in Christmas with community carol service

PARISHIONERS were in fine voice at a Christmas carol service.

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Families pack out Portsmouth Guildhall Square in the run up to Christmas

Families pack out Portsmouth Guildhall Square in the run up to Christmas

THERE were jubilant spirits all round as families flocked to Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square for a Christmas fair.

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12 days of Christmas

12 days of Christmas

Today we continue our Remember When countdown to Christmas. There are now 11 days until the big day and each day until then, both here and online at portsmouth.co.uk, we shall bring you a picture from the past which captures the flavour of the season.
Call it a host of Christmases past…

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Your guide to Christmas 2016 in Portsmouth

Your guide to Christmas 2016 in Portsmouth

Whether you’re looking for bus times, shop openings, events in your local area or the best pantomimes to go and see, The News has it all covered.

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When do my council offices close over Christmas?

When do my council offices close over Christmas?

Council offices in our region open differently over the festive period, so here’s everything you need to know.

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How are bus services changing over Christmas and New Years?

How are bus services changing over Christmas and New Years?

Here is your guide to changes to bus services in the Portsmouth area over the next few weeks.

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Six stunning Boxing Day walks you can reach from Portsmouth

Six stunning Boxing Day walks you can reach from Portsmouth

After filling up on the Christmas turkey, stuffing and sprouts, the temptation to lie back on the sofa and watch festive films might be too strong to resist.

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Your guide to train changes over Christmas and New Year

Your guide to train changes over Christmas and New Year

Here is everything you need to know about engineering works and changes to train services over the Christmas and New Year period.

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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.

QA presents video

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