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Portsmouth coastguard called to reports of a body near Chichester

A COASTGUARD rescue team from Portsmouth was called to reports of a body at Bosham Quay near Chichester this afternoon.

Swansea City Centre. Credit: Wiki Commons (Labelled for reuse)

NATIONAL: Earthquake causes tremors south west of England and Wales

INVESTIGATIONS are taking place after a ‘magnitude 4.4’ earthquake affected the south west of England and Wales.

Drink-driver jailed for killing man and injuring pony

Drink-driver jailed for killing man and injuring pony

A DRINK-driver has been sentenced after a man was killed in a collision.

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REGIONAL: Teenager and elderly man dead after a train collided with their car

A 15-year-old boy and 72-year-old man have died after a train struck their car at a level crossing this morning.

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Flowers laid in tribute outside the multi-storey car park on Osborn Road, Fareham

‘I hope you’re happy up there’: Cards and flowers left for Fareham teenager who died at car park

TRIBUTES have been made to a teenager who died outside a multi-storey car park in Fareham.

Mourners gather at St. Matthews Church in Worthing, West Sussex, for the memorial service. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Hundreds of mourners attend service for Grand Canyon helicopter crash victims

The father of two brothers killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon has said he will remember the last hug he gave them for the rest of his life.


Purse thief fined £100

A TEENAGER who stole a purse was fined £100.


Shopping centre teams up with Portsmouth schools in Dragons Den project

PUPILS from three schools have been challenged to design, develop and launch a tourism gift package.


Overnight closures as work on main Portsmouth road continues

OVERNIGHT closures on a main road will continue for the next few weeks.

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Closure of waste tips has been ruled out as a way to balance the county's books

Hampshire council leader reverses plans to axe tips

PLANNED cuts to tips across Hampshire have been axed.

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CPS welcome murder sentence for Portsmouth woman

The Crown Prosecution service has welcomed the sentence for Victoria Arthur who was sent to prison for 23 years for the murder of Nadine Burden.

Cllr. Roy Perry, chairman of Hampshire County Council

‘Hampshire needs to unite’ to achieve super council bid, says county leader

SPLINTER groups need to be united if Hampshire stands any chance of creating a new super council – unlocking a potential £1bn of future government cash for the area, a top councillor has said.

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Magistrates ban stalker from contacting victims

A STALKER who distressed a man and woman for more than a month avoided prison.

Controversial Labour activist to speak in Portsmouth

Controversial Labour activist to speak in Portsmouth

AN ACTIVIST suspended from the Labour party over comments about anti-Semitism is set to speak in Portsmouth.

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Man jailed for damage

A MAN was jailed for eight weeks for sending an offensive message, using threatening, abusive or disorderly behaviour and criminal damage.

Nearly at the top for Vivien Carey as she climbs up the wall to the veranda of the Still and West

THIS WEEK IN 1975: Poly pirates ahoy!

Ahoy there, me hearties.

It had been a while since the old Still and West pub had seen such nefarious goings on, until a horde of pirate lads and lasses scaled the walls with ropes and ladders to capture the strategic drinking post nestled at the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour.


Schoolchildren inspired by a visit from award-winning authors

SCHOOLCHILDREN were inspired by a visit from an award-winning writer-illustrator team.

A selfie by Anne Savidge

Disabled Southsea woman ‘left to die’ after her care is axed

A TERMINALLY-ILL disabled woman died just days after being abandoned by the city’s care services, it has been claimed.

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Chess tournament returns to Portsmouth

THE dates have been set for an annual chess tournament in Portsmouth.


Crew called after kitchen blunder

FIREFIGHTERS attended a call out in Gosport yesterday following reports of a potential house fire.

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