LETTER OF THE DAY: Is our housing need being covered up?
There are numerous letters from correspondents to The News, myself included, with regards to throwing light on the housing situation in Portsmouth, notwithstanding the student accommodation-led drive and entrepreneurial investment in areas other than Portsmouth by the city council.
BRIAN KIDD: Great tips for first-time greenhouse growers
If you would like to sow seeds in the greenhouse, perhaps for the first time, start with something easy to germinate. A good choice is carnations which can be grown on as annuals in a sunny border. I suggest these because they only need 7C (45F) and they don’t damp off like many other seedlings in cold weather.
A daring night-time robbery took place at Fratton Park on the 9th January – the three thieves dressed in black and disguised as a referee and two linesmen were last seen by 3,000 witnesses running towards the Chelsea players’ dressing rooms with the Checkatrade Trophy.
DISH DETECTIVE: Pub grub that's as alluring on winter days as it is in summer
The Dish Detective first went to The Shoe, in Exton, about 18 months ago, maybe a touch over.
We had cause to be in the area one Saturday and fancied a treat for lunch; and The Shoe’s reputation drew us.