Campaigners call for people to do more to improve recycling rates

PEOPLE are being urged to recycle more and put less waste in their bins.


Plastic now the toughest hurdle, says Greenpeace

WITH the national picture of recycling statistics barely changing for a third consecutive year, some are calling for major changes to the way we look at waste.


Dave the donkey brings nativity story to life

JOY and love filled a church as the Christmas story was brought to life.

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PICTURES: Thousands pack Stubbington for lights and carols

COMMUNITY spirit shone at an event to mark the start of Christmas in Stubbington.


Celebrations mark official opening of new nursery site

STAFF and parents celebrated as an outstanding Gosport nursery moved into its new home.

Windy weather is forecast for tomorrow in Portsmouth
Picture: Chris Bond

Wind weather warning for Portsmouth (but there won’t be any snow)

Gusts of up to 60mph are forecast for Portsmouth prompting the Met Office to issue a ‘yellow’ weather warning.

Here’s what’s being planned where you live

Here’s what’s being planned where you live


St Thomas, Elson, and St Matthew, Bridgemary are holding an Angel and Candle Advent

REV KAREN MITCHELL: Remembering the importance of angels

The vicar of St Thomas, Elson, and St Matthew, Bridgemary is urging people to join them in the Angel and Candle Festival

The display at St Mary's Church, Alverstoke                                       Picture: Malcolm Wells (171208-0636)

Going Christmas tree crazy at Gosport church

IN THE run-up to the big day, a community has gone Christmas tree crazy.

Marley Blandford winning best solo act at the last awards night. 
Picture Ian Hargreaves.(160041-11)

One week down, three to go – but don’t leave it too late to vote in our Guide Awards

We’re a week into the voting period for the Guide Awards, 2017.

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Pamela and Rob Hibbard from the Caring Hands charity collect the calendars from pupils (left to right), Suzy Ware (eight), Kai Rattley (seven), Heidi Cumming (seven), and Cody Bowers (nine)      Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (171581-1)

Gosport pupils go extra mile to collect treats and advent calendars

PUPILS have shown their kind-heartedness with an enormous charity collection drive to help out those less fortunate in their community.

Gosport councillors are not convinced by proposed developments from Fareham Borough Council

Gosport councillors air views on neighbouring council’s housing plans

A PLAN to build 470 homes on land near Gosport has been described as ‘ridiculous’.

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Julia Roiz De Sa, Elly Joyce, Dan Roiz de Sa and Alicia Cronk at this year's swim Picture: Habibur Rahman

Fancy a chilly challenge? Gafirs fundraising swim to return on New Year’s Day

SWIMMING in the sea in the middle of winter is rarely something that people would relish.

�50,000 has been granted to two business centres including Fareham Innovation Centre at Daedalus

Centre is given a £50,000 boost for space sector

A BUSINESS centre has been given a £50,000 grant to help start-up companies working in the space industry.


Reminder to order repeat prescriptions this Christmas

PEOPLE who need repeat prescriptions are being reminded to plan ahead over Christmas.


Christmas charity fair

A CHRISTMAS fair in support of a newly-created charity will be taking place this weekend.

Ethan Roberts-Watts, 13, from Gosport, is donating presents to elderly patients at QA Hospital

Gosport boy answers QA Hospital appeal and donates gifts to patients

KIND-hearted Ethan Roberts-Watts has been busy collecting presents to donate to elderly patients at Queen Alexandra Hospital.

Picture: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

INTERACTIVE: How much will your rail fares go up next year?

Rail passengers will be hit by the largest fares hike in five years next month.

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WEATHER AND TRAVEL: Mild temperatures expected in Portsmouth area despite Storm Caroline creating strong winds

It’s set to be a mild day weather-wise in the Portsmouth area with temperatures of up to 11C.

The Daedalus site from the air

Construction to start on IFA2 after Fareham council decision

PLANS for an energy interconnector have taken a step forward after it was agreed construction could begin.

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