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THIS WEEK IN 1984: Navy defends nums over playtime row

The navy came out in defence of its mums and children at Paulsgrove in a rumpus about playground rowdies.

Ben Chudley''Ben Chudley warming up for his double event

Meet the runner ‘raffling off’ his body - with the winner choosing words for tattoo

TRYING to raise money for charity is no easy feat, and some people will go to all sorts of lengths to drive donations for a worthwhile cause.

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What would you do if your sister's husband made a pass at you?

DEAR FIONA: My sister’s husband made a pass at me – what should I do?

Counsellor Fiona Caine answers your relationship dilemmas

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Kids seem to have no fear when it comes to creepy crawlies - but dads do!

KIERAN HOWARD: Creepy critters make my skin crawl – but Louie loves them

Louie nailed his audition for I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

Questions over QA’s ability to staff theatres

Questions over QA’s ability to staff theatres

CONCERNS have been raised if Queen Alexandra Hospital will have enough staff to run two extra operating theatres.


Return of beach clean event

TWO organisations are teaming up once again to promote a cleaner environment in Fareham.

The team hard at work

Farm gears up for festival with build of new 30ft construction

A FESTIVAL will see the newly-built Wickerman at Butser Ancient Farm set aflame at dusk.


Gallery hopes for £50,000 funding for refugee project

AN ART gallery is hoping to secure £50,000 in funding for a refugee project.

An Arab soldier in Syria Picture: Shutterstock

LETTER OF THE DAY: Anti-Israelis should be more concerned with Syria

Graham Noble completely ignores the big Gaza picture (No comparison, Apr 11).

Picture: Steve Reid

LETER OF THE DAY: Time for a new political party?

There’s been speculation about whether the UK needs a new political party positioned somewhere between the Brexit-leaning Tories and Corbyn’s Labour.

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Religious Anti-abortion march -   The two protest groups face eachother in the grounds of St Mary's hospital        Picture: Vernon Nash PPP-171028-180707006

NATIONAL: Council introduces ban on protestors demonstrating outside abortion clinics

CAMPAIGNERS said they were hopeful this was ‘just the beginning’ after a London council voted to introduce the first ban on protesters demonstrating outside an abortion clinic.

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Little Louie met his literary hero     Picture: Shutterstock

KIERAN HOWARD: A rainy day with Thomas has made Louie’s life complete

Louie’s life is complete. He’s met Thomas the Tank Engine in the flesh.

West Street, Havant

LETTER OF THE DAY: I fear Fareham might end up like Havant - losing shops

Regarding Mrs Bone’s letter on April 7 headlined ‘We need a bus.’

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Volunteers wanted to look after poppy sculpture

Volunteers wanted to look after poppy sculpture

VOLUNTEERS who will help to care for ceramic poppy sculpture Wave are wanted at Royal Armouries Fort Nelson.


LETTER OF THE DAY: Appalling instances of child neglect

In response to the shocking article concerning children being starved, provided with no clothes to wear other than school uniform and showing physical signs of sickness and deprivation, I would hope that headteachers/teachers have reported these appalling instances of child neglect to the relevant social service departments (Pupil poverty crisis as city children arrive at school frail and hungry (Apr 3).

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Turin Brakes

REVIEW: Turin Brakes at the Wedge

If a famous lager company made live bands, then Turin Brakes would be it. They are by far one of the best live bands in the business.

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A bouquet for a supermum who has fostered 132 children

THIS WEEK IN 1981: It’s a family affair – 132 times over

Inside a police mobile speed camera unit

LETTER OF THE DAY: Police cash-cow

Recently, Hampshire Constabulary has been using a mobile speed camera unit on the, relatively short, northbound section of the A2047 London Road, in Hilsea.

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Dancers at a Live at the Bandstand event

REVEALED: Full line-up for summer music at Southsea Bandstand

THE LINE-UP for one of Portsmouth’s biggest summer events has been announced.

NEEDED NOW A Google Maps picture of the public toilets by the Gosport ferry terminal which were closed by Gosport Borough Council last year

LETTER OF THE DAY: New public loos? Well done PCC

Well done to Portsmouth council for recognising the importance and need to provide public toilets at various locations in their area (Public loos set to open at popular city park, Mar 26).

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