Enormous woman keeps an eye on Southsea | Nostalgia

All today’s News archive pictures come from 1999 – yes, 22 years ago. How did that happen?

Sunday, 25th April 2021, 7:00 pm
A giant balloon in the shape of a woman sitting on the roof above Bar Bluu in South Parade, Southsea, 1999. Picture: Doreen Gallacher.
A giant balloon in the shape of a woman sitting on the roof above Bar Bluu in South Parade, Southsea, 1999. Picture: Doreen Gallacher.

They include fascinating aerial shots of Old Portsmouth and work progressing on Gunwharf Quays on the old HMS Vernon site.

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A derailment at Fratton in 1999.

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Old Portsmouth,1999. Picture: Allan Hutchings/The News Portsmouth 992491-14
Gunwharf Quays taking shape in August 1999.
Members of the ship's company of HMS Invincible wave to their famillies as the ship arrived in Portsmouth in 1999. Picture: Pete Langdown. The News 992543-2