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£5m plan will turn Gosport’s Haslar Marina into ‘world-class’ centre of sailing

A MULTI-MILLION-POUND investment is set to transform a marina and ‘secure the future’ of ocean racing.

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A CGI of the new building planned fro Wellington Way 'Picture: Bright Space Architects

Dozens of people object to plans for 264 flats in Waterlooville town centre – because it has only 18 parking spaces

PLANS for 264 new homes in a town centre have been branded ‘a waste of time’ by residents - because it will only have 18 parking spaces.

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South Parade Pier flying the flag of St George today Picture: Debz Croker

Southsea’s South Parade Pier owners win bid to add terrace to cafe kiosk

COUNCILLORS have been praised for championing public opinion after they approved extra cafe seating at a Southsea landmark, against the recommendation of officers.

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Not all lorries entering the UK through Portsmouth port will be checked after Brexit

Post-Brexit plan to not check lorries ‘won’t affect security’ at Portsmouth port, says transport secretary

BORDER security at the city’s port won’t be affected despite government proposals not to check all lorries arriving into the UK from overseas after Brexit, a top MP has said.

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Participants in a rally to defend the NHS demonstrate outside the main entrance of QA Hospital     Picture: Vernon Nash (180381-139)

Campaigners start drive to save services

SAVE our NHS!

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Portsmouth Cycle Forum members 'Picture: Duncan Shepherd (180344-002)

Cyclists say safety is a big issue ahead of elections in Portsmouth

CYCLISTS urged politicians vying for their votes ahead of the upcoming local elections to continue making Portsmouth a safer place to ride around.

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Nearly half of Portsmouth’s Brexit backers ‘unhappy’ with EU talks, poll finds

Nearly half of Portsmouth’s Brexit backers ‘unhappy’ with EU talks, poll finds

ALMOST half of those who voted for Brexit are unhappy with how Britain’s negotiations to leave the European Union are going, new figures have revealed.

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NATIONAL: Donald Trump ‘is planning to visit the UK’

US president Donald Trump is planning on visiting the UK in the summer, it is reported.

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HMS St Albans (background) with the Russian frigate Yaroslav Mudry (foreground)    Picture: PO Lee Blease

Russian ship escorted by Portsmouth frigate

A PORTSMOUTH Royal Navy frigate from Portsmouth was tasked with escorting a Russian warship through the English Channel and Dover Strait.

Defence
Residents and groups gathering at the development consultation forum at Havant Borough Council's Public Service Plaza. Picture: Richard Kennett

Residents and groups meet with company to discuss 260-home plan for Emsworth at forum

PLANS were outlined and concerns were voiced at a meeting about proposals to build 260 new homes on a greenfield site.

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Portsmouth City Council has debunked claims that its energy bills are costing both the taxpayer and the environment too much

Survey lays bare cost of fuelling councils

PORTSMOUTH City Council has debunked claims that its energy bills are costing both the taxpayer and the environment too much.

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HMS St Albans (background) with the Russian frigate Yaroslav Mudry Picture: PO Lee Blease

Portsmouth frigate escorts Russian warship through English Channel

A PORTSMOUTH Royal Navy frigate from Portsmouth is escorting a Russian warship through the English Channel and Dover Strait.

Defence
A forest school in Sussex

Forest school will bring the countryside to the city in Portsmouth

A PIONEERING school project that gives children more time outdoors could be the first of its kind in Portsmouth after the city council secured funding.

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Have say on changes to short breaks provided by Hampshire County Council

PARENTS and carers of children and young people with a disability are being urged to have their say on a consultation proposing changes to short breaks.

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Stephen Morgan. Picture: Loughlan Campbell

City Labour MP meets with Portsmouth Jewish community to ‘tackle anti-semitism’

THE CITY’s Labour MP met with members of the Jewish community yesterday in the light of fresh claims of anti-semitism inside his party.

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Portsmouth Tories vow to make city ‘the UK’s greenest’ with local election pledge

AMBITIONS to make Portsmouth the ‘greenest city in the UK’ have been tabled by the island’s Tory leadership as they ramp up their charge to remain in power.

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Transport secretary Chris Grayling backs Portsmouth’s ‘green city’ plan

TRANSPORT secretary Chris Grayling has thrown his weight behind Portsmouth Tories’ green pledge.

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Fly-tipping

More than 1,000 fly-tipping incidents were recorded in Portsmouth in 12 months

MORE than 1,000 incidents of fly-tipping were recorded in Portsmouth between 2016-2017, new figures have shown.

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Claire Udy has come under fire for comments she made on Twitter in 2013 Photo: Keith Woodland

Portsmouth Labour candidate ‘deeply regrets’ Twitter comments branded ‘anti-semitic’

A PROSPECTIVE Labour councillor has apologised ‘profusely’ for comments she made on Twitter which have been branded anti-semitic, admitting she ‘deeply regrets’ making them.

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