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TORRENTIAL rain has been forecast for most of today.

Southsea firefighters save pet Chihuahuas from house blaze

Southsea firefighters save pet Chihuahuas from house blaze

FIREFIGHTERS pulled two dogs to safety after a tumble dryer burst into flames in a family home.

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Fly-tipping in Harold Road. Picture: Andrew Pearce

‘Disgusting’ fly-tipping is putting lives at risk, says Southsea trader

SICKENED shop owners claim lives are being put at risk by litter-bugs who have dumped hoards of rubbish outside a vital fire exit.

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One of the seven stolen signs from the Isle of Wight. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

Warning over fears stolen vintage signs worth £1,400 could be sold in Portsmouth

PEOPLE have been asked to be vigilant after seven vintage signs worth £1,400 in total were stolen.

Mother Kelly's in Emsworth

Emsworth workers save fish and chip shop from blaze

QUICK-THINKING staff have been praised for their actions in saving a fish and chip shop from burning down.

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Driver arrested after dramatic car crash

A driver has been arrested by police after a dramatic car crash on one of Hampshire’s busiest roads.

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Picture of Alan Shearer holds clue to find owner of stolen goods

JEWELLERY, photographs and a phone have been recovered from a property by police officers.

Picture: Malcolm Wells

Cowardly burglar tried to target a widow’s home - but didn’t expect to run into Lucky

A cowardly burglar had a ‘Lucky’ escape after being scared off by an elderly woman’s ‘hero’ dog.

Crowds enjoy Rhythm of the 90s

Rhythm of the 90s could be barred from popular Portsmouth site

POPULAR music act Rhythm of the 90s could be barred from Portsmouth’s Bandstand season – because they attract too many fans.

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Forest School Leaders Dawn White and Sue Evans with their pupils outside the school

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Delight as nursery is rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted once again

STAFF, students and families have been celebrating the news that their nursery has been rated ‘outstanding’.

Hampshire firefighters deal with over 10,000 medical calls

Hampshire firefighters deal with over 10,000 medical calls

HAMPSHIRE firefighters attend more medical calls than any other fire service, according to statistics.


Arrests after vehicle theft

TWO people have been arrested at the scene of a van theft.


Portsmouth university professor honoured for work on stars and galaxies

A UNIVERSITY professor has been honoured for her work on the evolution of stars and galaxies.


Coastguard rescue woman stuck in mud after kayakers heard her crying

TWO kayakers attempted to save a woman and a deer that were stuck in mud.

The winning team - from left: Oscar, Benjamin, Rain and Alex

Towering ideas as Southsea school pupils take on challenge

PRIMARY school pupils have been given the opportunity to learn more about the world of enterprise.


MoD commits to keeping costs down on HMS Queen Elizabeth and F-35s

DEFENCE officials said they were ‘committed’ to keeping costs under control on the Royal Navy’s £6.2bn aircraft carrier scheme.

Louise Goldsmith, leader of West Sussex County Council

Council leader hits out at lack of government funding as fresh tax rise looms

A COUNCIL leader has given a stark warning to the government, saying vital services will be at risk if more funding isn’t pumped into local authorities.


Portsmouth’s Bayeux Tapestry bid ramps up as MP joins campaign

EFFORTS to bring one of France’s most historic works of art to Portsmouth have stepped up a gear after an MP joined the campaign.

Chichester couple Jo Meeke and Matt Gurney lost their baby son, Puck, in March 2017, just hours after his birth. SUS-180117-110856001

Heartbroken parents ‘devastated’ as baby’s death found to be avoidable

A heartbroken Bosham mum has criticised hospital staff after an inquest found the death of her day-old baby boy last year could have been avoided.

Carillion apprentices have been offered help from colleges including Fareham College after the firm went bust Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Colleges team up to help Carillion apprentices

A GROUP of colleges are working to help Carillion apprentices who have lost their jobs.

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