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WEATHER AND TRAVEL: A cloudy day for Portsmouth

CLOUDY weather will mask any sunshine today, the Met Offire forecast says.

News
The Ickle Pickle team at QA Hospital. From left Lorraine Blackburn, Lynn Croombs and  Joan Emms     
Picture: Habibur Rahman

Yummy treats raise cash for life-saving equipment for premature babies at QA Hospital

HUNDREDS of delicious treats were on sale to raise money for a charity supporting families with premature babies.

Health
Fiona Kelly, Cliff Cropley, Louise Daniels and Nerys Blackburn from the Alzheimer's Society Picture: Habibur Rahman

Team of elves have information stall at QA Hospital on dementia

VISITORS to Queen Alexandra Hospital were welcomed by charity staff dressed as elves.

Health
Daniel Disney, director of The Daily Sales

Sales head gets over 100,000 hits and launches firm

Daniel Disney started his career in a desk job, writing a modest weekly sales blog on LinkedIn.

Business
Hampshire chief constable Olivia Pinkney

Hampshire police faces traffic police cuts in ‘devastating blow’

TRAFFIC cops could be cut further as police fight pressure to slash millions from their budget, Hampshire’s chief constable has exclusively told The News.

Crime

THIS WEEK IN 1996: Police send pubs pictures of thugs

A police policy which saw the distribution of criminals photographs to pubs, clubs and schools in Portsmouth was extended.

Heritage
Captain Peter Nicholson, centre, leads his crew in celebration. From left, back row, Ken Glover, Terry Short, Mike McCutcheon and Jaffer Dharamsi. Front row, Nick Horst, Captain Nicholosn, and senior first officer Gary Queen

THIS WEEK IN 1996: Coastguard helicopter to stay put thanks to ‘people power’

The government decided the coastguard helicopter at Lee-on-the-Solent should stay put at Daedalus.

Heritage
Rita Leist  at her Southsea home with the Hotpoint Dishwasher that has caused her so much concern     Picture: Malcolm Wells

STREETWISE: Don’t let them get away with shoddy service or merchandise

Sometimes it’s the most seemingly insignificant matter that gets up people’s noses when they believe they’ve been short changed.

Business
The soft play area at the Mountbatten Centre

Big Mountbatten Centre makeover gets under way

WORK has started on a £850,000 makeover at the Mountbatten Leisure Centre.

Business

Cyber experts predict more attacks in 2018

A TECHNOLOGY firm that deals in cyber security has given its predictions for 2018.

Business
Gary Jeffries

Independent agency comes top of the charts for deals

A COMMERCIAL property consultancy has achieved a fifth year of success in the M27 office agents’ league table.

Business

‘This is the perfect opportunity for people to make a difference’

WITH just one day to go in The News’ Comfort and Joy Christmas Campaign, leaders of the campaign have shared their thanks.

News
Jacqui Edward and Suzette Gough at last year's Christmas Sessions beer festival Picture: Habibur Rahman

Fizz the season to be merry at Portsmouth’s Christmas beer festival

FANS of beer, cider and gin are in for a treat this weekend as Portsmouth Beer Festival returns and with a festive theme to boot.

Business
Wimborne Road athletics team, 1951/52.

NOSTALGIA: Portsmouth teacher who was admired because HE HAD A CAR!

Wimborne Junior and Infants Schools at Southsea have spent much of the past year celebrating their centenary.

Heritage
The HMS Queen Elizabeth tree decoration

Chance to win gifts in navy advent calendar

IN THE run up to Christmas, a naval charity is giving supporters the chance to win prizes in a virtual advent calendar.

Defence
Portsmouth schools are on the up, says Ofsted

Report finds that more schools get top Ofsted marks

SCHOOLS are receiving better Ofsted ratings, a report by the education watchdog has revealed.

Education
Palmer & Harvey administration blamed for rise in Portsmouth area jobseekers

Palmer & Harvey administration blamed for rise in Portsmouth area jobseekers

THE number of people claiming jobseekers allowance in the Portsmouth area has risen by more than 10 per cent in the last year.

Portsmouth
The Mary Rose Museum with HMS Victory in the foreground

Mary Rose Museum shortlisted for top international award

ONE of Portsmouth’s most historic attractions has been shortlisted for a major international award.

Portsmouth

WATCH: Youngsters inspired as astronaut Tim Peake opens new city technical college

WITH hard work and dedication, the potential of what you can achieve is out of this world.

People
Asda store evacuated after fire starts in chilled section

Asda store evacuated after fire starts in chilled section

Customers were evacuated from the Asda superstore in Fratton after a ‘small fire’ started in the chilled section.

Portsmouth
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