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NOSTALGIA: Trafalgar dead remembered

To this day Horatio Nelson is held in great esteem by naval personnel and civilians alike.

The Jive Aces performing in Portsmouth city centre. Picture: Andrew Michael

Talent show stars take to the streets for anti-drug campaign

STARS from ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent have entertained shoppers in Portsmouth as part of a campaign against drug use.

Ben Bartrip outside The Victualler

Gosport bar owner in court for ‘thudding bass’ after neighbours complain

THE landlord of a trendy bar has denied loud music at his venue caused a nuisance.


Portsmouth teams sought to battle celebrities on ITV2 show

TEAMS are being sought to take on celebrities in a wacky TV game show.

Owner Paul Ojla at the Elegance club in Granada Road, Southsea

‘There’s absolutely no evidence’ – Lap dancing firm hits out over ‘prostitution’ claims at Portsmouth clubs

THE owner of the two city lapdancing clubs has blasted claims his operation houses prostitutes and drugs, branding them ‘categorically untrue’.

Giles Babb, landord of The Blue Bell

Emsworth landlord leads the way in campaign to tackle single-use plastics

BUSINESSES should look to get creative with the ways they tackle single-use plastics, according to a pub landlord.

Police in Middle Street, Portsmouth, over the weekend.

Man arrested for attempted murder after Portsmouth incident released

A MAN arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident in Portsmouth has been released with no further action.

Penny Mordaunt

Reasons for homelessness ‘complex’ says Portsmouth MP

PEOPLE find themselves out on the streets for a number of different reasons, according to a Portsmouth MP.

Graham Galbraith

University of Portsmouth says £46,000 pay rise ‘reflects’ vice-chancellor’s job

THE university has defended making a £46,000 pay increase for the vice-chancellor in four years.


REVEALED: The 15 cheapest roads in Portsmouth to buy a property right now

Here are the 15 cheapest roads in Portsmouth to buy a property, based on sale prices over the last 12 months.

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UPDATE: Portsmouth-London train line reopened after ‘significant damage’ to railway

A train line between Portsmouth and London has been reopened after part of the railway in the London direction was damaged.

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The Jerseys in Oh What a Nite!

REVIEW: Oh What a Nite at Ferneham Hall in Fareham

I’ve been a fan of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons for longer than I care to remember. Whenever a touring production heads to the area, I snap up tickets quicker than you can say Sherry Baby.

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Jordan Webster was injured while travelling in India in December.

Mother of injured traveller Jordan Webster thanks ‘overwhelming’ support from community

The mother of a Portsmouth man who was seriously injured while travelling in India has thanked the hundreds of people who have donated to help her son return home.


Hampshire County Council wins grant for mental health projects for men

A GRANT will support new ways of helping men of all ages with their mental health.

The new logo visible on University House, Winston Churchiil Avenue, Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth under fire over £800,000 rebrand costs as departments face cuts

MORE than £800,000 has been spent on a rebrand and logo at the University of Portsmouth, The News can reveal.

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GP practice rated Good again after inspection

A GP practice group has retained its rating of good following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Police at the scene of the attempted murder in Middle Street, Portsmouth

Students left concerned after 20-year-old man suffers ‘serious injuries’

STUDENTS have told of their concern after a 20-year-old man was left with serious injuries near to the University of Portsmouth.

The Purbrook team are, left to right, Jon Harvey, Elizabeth Norris and Peter Emmett

THIS WEEK IN 1975: Purbrook Park is a talking success

With humour and eloquence, a team from Purbrook Park School achieved their second triumph in the Rotary International Youth Speaks competition when they won the group round at Oaklands School, Waterlooville.


Portsmouth on cusp of agreeing £2.1m deal for new mental health hub

A MULTI-MILLION pound deal to create a new centre to treat those battling mental illness is on the cusp of being agreed, The News understands.

Iman Habib address's the visitors to the open day at Portsmouth Central Mosque     

Picture: Keith Woodland

Mosque invites in the community to educate about the Islamic faith

THE CONGREGATION of a mosque opened their doors to their community over the weekend to encourage openness.

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