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Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Cllr Ken Ellcome with Jean and Allan Thompson. Picture: Chris Moorhouse

Unsung heroes who have contributed to Portsmouth are honoured by prime minister

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LandRover BAR eased to victory in the first practice race of the America’s Cup World Series event in the Southsea driving rain – and then edged ahead of the defending USA team again in the second run.

Sir Ben Ainslie’s team made the perfect start to their hopes of sealing success on home water as they saw off their rivals with a dominant display as they led throughout.