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Portsmouth teenager found safe after going missing for three weeks

A TEENAGER who had been missing from his Portsmouth home for three weeks has been found safe.

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Shadwell Road, North End. Picture by Google Maps

Crews are called to early morning house fire

FIREFIGHTERS have attended a bedroom blaze in a shared house this morning.

News
Here's today's travel and weather news this morning

WEATHER AND TRAVEL A decent start to the week

After a cold start, it will be a dry day across the region with some good spells of sunshine.

Travel

Portsmouth NHS organisation promotes Stay Well This Winter campaign

THE chief nursing officer for the NHS said loneliness and isolation pose a threat to physical and mental health for people of all ages.

Health
Bars in Guildhall Walk, above, and Gunwharf Quays are to introduce random breath tests at the door

Crackdown as pubs and clubs use breathalysers in Portsmouth

REVELLERS are set to be breathalysed at night-time hotspots in a bid to crackdown on booze-fuelled violence.

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A motorist takes and passes a breath test during a patrol on Saturday night

Hampshire police target drink and drug drivers in Operation Holly

CHRISTMAS is a time to celebrate with friends, family and work colleagues – but police are determined to crack down on people who drive while under the influence of drink or drugs.

Crime

Portsmouth university criminologist becomes chairman of The Security Institute

A UNIVERSITY of Portsmouth criminologist has been announced as the new chairman of The Security Institute.

Education
Maker's Guild's Gavin Hodson, Sam Asiri and Ming Wu     Picture: Habibur Rahman

New ‘Makerspace’ in Portsmouth allows community to collaborate

THREE friends have launched a new space in which people can break, build, bend and destroy.

Business
Members of the 'Family Motorcyle Group' along with 'Portsmouth Scooterists' join staff from the A&E unit at QA Hospital Picture: Duncan Shepherd

Bikers and scooterists donate hundreds of presents to QA patients

STAFF and patients at a hospital are ‘overwhelmed’ after bikers donated hundreds of Christmas presents.

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Still presenting after all these years: Pete Cross and some of his memorabilia

NOSTALGIA: DJ Pete is pick of the pops at 70 after a lifetime behind the decks

You could say that life for Portsmouth DJ Pete Cross has been in a spin since he was 20.

Heritage

THIS WEEK IN 1997: Drug dealers jailed after police lay trap

A Gosport drug gang who bought liquid heroin prescribed to a pensioner as a painkiller were jailed.

Heritage

Choirs performing at QA Hospital this week for Christmas

A SERIES of choirs will be at Queen Alexandra Hospital this week to spread some festive cheer.

News
Too many cars - bad for business, bad for health

LETTER OF THE DAY: Far too many cars in our city

Too many cars in the city, that is the reason for the cost to businesses, as revealed in the article ‘Traffic is costing businesses £12m says new report’ – Friday, December 15.

Real Life
At risk? Type 26 frigates

Defence commitee voices concerns over MoD’s ability to save £7bn

PLANS for new warships, planes and armoured vehicles could be put at risk because of concerns about the Ministry of Defence’s ability to find more than £7bn in savings, a parliamentary committee has warned.

Defence

WATCH: Hundreds unite to remember loved ones at ‘magical’ Lake of Lights ceremony in Southsea

HUNDREDS of families united to remember loved ones at a ‘magical’ lakeside ceremony.

News
REVIEW: The Southsea Alternative Choir, Wedgewood Rooms

REVIEW: The Southsea Alternative Choir, Wedgewood Rooms

ALONG with Jools Holland’s New Year Hootenanny, The Southsea Alternative Choir’s annual fundraising show at the Wedgewood Rooms is becoming an essential date on the music calendar.

Gigs and Music

Attempted robbery in Southsea

A MAN was left with cuts to the elbow after an attempted robbery.

Crime
Courts of Justice

Man had ‘seriously degrading’ child abuse images at Portsmouth home

A MAN was caught with more than 30 images of child abuse on his phone and computer.

Crime
Leading WEM Phil Phillips, from Fareham, waves to his wife, Lynne, in the crowd as HMS Liverpool returns home after seven months on duty

THIS WEEK IN 1997: Volcano veteran back with a bang

HMS Liverpool made an explosive return to Portsmouth.

Heritage
Police tape

‘Drink-driver’ caught with two children in car in Portsmouth

AN ALLEGED drink-driver was caught with two children in the back seat, police said.

Crime
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