Hampshire police faces traffic police cuts in ‘devastating blow’

TRAFFIC cops could be cut further as police fight pressure to slash millions from their budget, Hampshire’s chief constable has exclusively told The News.


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n Kris Calladine, 40, of Sharps Road, Havant, admitted theft of an iPad between June 28 and July 1.


THIS WEEK IN 1996: Police send pubs pictures of thugs

A police policy which saw the distribution of criminals photographs to pubs, clubs and schools in Portsmouth was extended.

Poppy the cat was thought to have been killed by the so-called 'UK cat killer' in Southsea in April

There are fears the ‘UK cat killer’ has struck in Sussex

There are fears that the notorious ‘UK cat killer’ may have struck in Sussex.

Police are investigating

Manhunt after teenage boy assaulted in racist incident in Gosport

TWO teenagers assaulted a boy after shouting racist abuse at him.

James Laurie. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

MISSING: Search continues for 15-year-old Portsmouth boy

Concerns are growing for a teenager from Portsmouth who went missing two weeks ago.


WATCH: Two taken to hospital after major M275 crash

Two people were taken to hospital after a serious crash on the M275 in Portsmouth last night.

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Here’s the latest from the courts

- Nour Ramdane, 23, of Lords Street, Portsmouth, was found guilty of assault by beating, damaging a car, and two charges of harassment.

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Police sergeant sacked for having sex on night shifts

A Sussex Police officer has been sacked after it emerged he had been spending parts of his night shifts visiting two women he was having sexual relationships with.

The two BB pistols belonging to Max Aris found in Tom Campbell's boot. Picture: CPS Wessex

Portsmouth pals caught with Pirates of the Caribbean sword and BB guns in BMW boot

TWO pals have appeared in court after being caught with a Pirates of the Caribbean sword and two BB guns in a car boot.

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Top volunteers recognised at police boss’s awards ceremony

VOLUNTEERS have been celebrated by police.


Schoolgirl hits out at Havant hit-and-run driver

SCHOOLGIRL Bethany Godman has told of being sent ‘flying’ in hit-and-run crash as she crossed the street.

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Fareham shop fined a quarter of a million pounds for health and safety failings

A CONVENIENCE store has been fined a quarter of a million pounds for health and safety failings.

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Andrew Rafferty from Denmead Poultry.

Man fined after schoolboy has fingers severed at Denmead farm shop

A SCHOOLBOY had his fingers severed while working in a Denmead farm shop, a court heard.


Shoplifter tackled to the ground after taking tops in Portsmouth

HAPLESS shoplifter Christopher Burge was tackled by a police officer after stealing T-shirts.

A cash machine was stolen from Central Convenience Stores in Swanmore last night

Thieves smash their way into shop and steal cash machine

Four men forced their way into a convenience store and dragged the cashpoint out using a pick-up truck.

Warrants have been issued to find three men who are alleged to have attacked five women

Court issues warrant to find men after attack on group of women

WARRANTS have been issued for three men charged by police who were investigating assaults on a group of women.

Here’s how to avoid falling victim to fraud this Christmas

Here’s how to avoid falling victim to fraud this Christmas

It’s a fact that, for most of us, a Merry Christmas will involve a bit of expense. All that festive cheer and those family gatherings won’t pay for themselves, which is why so many people in the UK turn to their flexible friend.

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REGIONAL: Hampshire man part of gang jailed for £2.4m VAT fraud

MEMBERS of a gang that carried out a ‘highly sophisticated’ £2.4 million VAT fraud have been jailed for a total of more than 24 years.

Two burglars entering a house through a patio door Picture posed by models

Burglars ‘are smashing their way into homes’ during raids

POLICE have reported an increase in daytime house burglaries in the Havant area.

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