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IN PICTURES: The best of the royal wedding parties

Harry and Meghan weren’t the only ones to enjoy the royal wedding.

Portsmouth
Children enjoy Messy Church at Church of the Good Shepherd, Crookhorn

CANON PETER HALL: The creation of our church was a real community effort

The vicar of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Crookhorn on celebrating four decades

Waterlooville

IN PICTURES: Giving Hayling schools a big Hi-5!

Hundreds of people attended a family fun day supporting five schools.

Hayling Island
Pat and Dave Southern are celebrating thier diamond wedding annivserary ''Picture by:  Malcolm Wells (180419-1480)

DIAMOND WEDDING: ‘We’re so happy, we’d do it all over again if we could’

Celebrating their Diamond Wedding anniversary, Derek and Pat Southern remember the last 60 years with nothing but love in their hearts.

Real Life
Hera Pharoah dressed as Elsa at her fifth birthday party

CELEBRATE: Little Hera’s perfect pirate and princess party

There was laughter and plenty of giggles as Jester Justin entertained the guests at Hera Pharoah’s fifth birthday party.

Lifestyle
CAP:  Girls from the 2nd Hayling Girls' Brigade group and the St Andrew's  Ladies group enjoy their baking contest with the Rev Jenny Gaffin (bottom right)

REV JENNY GAFFIN: Having fun, sharing experiences and being able to chat across the generations

The vicar of Hayling Island on the annual church baking competition

News
Here we see a group of gentlemen in front of the Guildhall, perhaps on a jolly boys' outing, just before the outbreak of the First World War  'Picture: Robert James collection

NOSTALGIA: Bittersweet picture of youthful innocence on jolly boys’ day out

Seen standing alongside the Town Hall steps, now the Guildhall of course, we see a band of men out on a jolly for the day, perhaps a summer Sunday, above.

Heritage 1
The new road, Porrtsmouth, but which one? Can you help identify the place in this photo from the Robert James collection?

NOSTALGIA: An idyllic scene, for sure, but does anyone know where it is?

This marvellous photograph of an early Portsmouth scene shows just how wonderful it must have been living in the peace and quiet of Hilsea.

News
Vicky Langford from First Alverstoke Guides in Gosport

Disability doesn’t stop Victoria’s dedication

WHATEVER happens in life, you shouldn’t be defined by your disability.

People
Rotarail is always greatly anticipated by model railway fans

Fareham model railway exhibition will entertain enthusiasts from across the south

MODEL rail enthusiasts from across the south coast will be gathering next month for an eagerly-anticipated exhibition.

News

Skydiving team raising money to fight against rare form of cancer

News
Tracy Audin and Robbie Ware cooking the cheesy hammy eggies for the armed forces veterans

Joining Forces project continues to expand

A breakfast club that lets armed forces veterans open up to one another about their experiences is rapidly growing, according to organisers.

Defence
Louise Richardson with Sarah Cressall, the founder of Creation Station

Prestigious award for franchisee goes to Fareham mother-of-two

People
Admiral Lord Nelson School teacher Debbie Lucas, left, with Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt. Picture: ONE Campaign

Portsmouth teacher speaks to MPs about helping women overseas

A Portsmouth teacher has spent a day addressing MPs in parliament for International Women’s Day.

News
Pictured in Portsmouth Harbour on August 28, 1965 is the Majestic class carrier HMS Leviathan. (Michael Lennon)

NOSTALGIA: The navy sea monster that was never given the chance to roar

On February 13 I published a photo of Dickie Dyer, one of the many watermen operating within Portsmouth Harbour.

Opinion
Lord Mayor Cllr Ken Ellcome and Lady Mayoress Jo Ellcome receiving a cheque from Miltoncross Academy pupils and staff

Thousands of pounds raised by city schools for Lord Mayor’s appeal

Two schools have raised thousands of pounds for the Lord Mayor’s appeal.

Education
Sam Wheeler, middle, with the staff of Workshop Recruitment in Drayton

Sam to run London Marathon in memory of friend and work colleague Joan

News 1
Students from Wicor Primary School in Portchester planting new trees

Portchester pupils’ big fundraiser for woodland charity

Primary school pupils have raised £500 for the Woodland Trust – a conservation charity that plants new trees and protects woodland areas across the UK.

Education
The Rainbow Centre

Titchdfield garden centre and farm shop raises vital funds for The Rainbow Centre

An award-winning garden centre and farm shop has raised thousands of pounds for charity.

Business
To The Top by  Erich Poole

From bright green frogs to rainy days in Old Portsmouth

The News regularly runs extraordinary pictures by fantastic amateur photographers.

News
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