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SNOW ALERT: Cars could become stranded as ‘beast from the east’ hits

SNOW warnings have been issued for Hampshire as freezing air from Russia rolls into Britain in the coldest late February in five years.

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The Vanguard Centre, in Cosham, where work is taking place to transform it into a new school for the city.

Building work begins on new £3.2m Cosham school

WORK to build a new £3.27m school for vulnerable children has begun in Cosham.

Education
The News Business Excellence Awards 2018''Sweet Dreamers, winners of the Overall Business of the Year.''Picture Credit: Keith Woodland PPP-180223-233121006

Business Awards 2018: All dressed up for a night to remember

MORE THAN 400 people packed out the Guildhall in Portsmouth last night to make The News Business Excellence Awards 2018 an event to remember.

Business
Amazon Treasure Truck. Picture: Rui VieIra/PA Wire

An Amazon truck offering discounts is arriving in Portsmouth today

THE Amazon Treasure Truck will be arriving in Portsmouth for the first time today.

Portsmouth
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WEATHER: ‘Extreme cold’ for Portsmouth, warns Met Office

A WEATHER warning has been issued for the Portsmouth region, with temperatures expected to drop below freezing

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We're  going 'no plastic' says Clare Seek at her family home in Southsea with children Kester Seek and Mariella     ''Picture:  Malcolm Wells (180215-6534)

Portsmouth takes a step closer to becoming a ‘plastic-free’ city

PASSIONATE pleas from this family of environmental activists helped persuade councillors to take the first step in creating a ‘plastic-free Portsmouth’.

Politics
An aerial view of Tipner taken during construction of the new Park and Ride teminal, showing Tipner Firing Ramge and Horsea

‘Game-changing’ plan to deliver 2,400 new homes for Portsmouth ‘still on track’

AMBITIOUS multi-million pound plans to build a new ‘garden-style village’ in Portsmouth – complete with thousands of new homes – are still on track, city development chiefs have said.

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Celebrating their birthdays in the Environmental Medical Unit, Gosport, where they were part of a gas effect experiment, are, front left to right, MEM Graham Patterson, REM Patrick Hanson and REM Stephen own. Looking on are Tom McAuslin, Robert Smith and Graham Sexton

THIS WEEK IN 1976: Birthday ‘party’ a real gas

Having their cake and eating it in unusual surroundings, three Royal Navy

trainees cut their coming-of-age cake while nearly isolated in a research unit at the navy’s medical school, at

Alverstoke.

Heritage

Fresh strike action from Southern Railway staff

RAILWAY workers are to stage a fresh strike in the long- running dispute over the role of guards.

Business

A DENTIST who paid out £12,000 compensation to a former patient has said he is pleased a ‘satisfactory conclusion’ has been reached.

Health

Health advice as freezing temperatures expected in Portsmouth areas

TEMPERATURES are set to drop below freezing this weekend, warranting a warning from health experts.

Health

D-Day Museum named in top 10 of new attractions to visit this year following refurbishment

A MULTI-million pound refurbishment of the D-Day Museum has seen it named in the top 10 of best new UK museums and galleries for 2018.

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Walter Cha, Lifetime Achievement winner, with Lucy Grey from lead sponsor Trethowans and Mark Waldron, editor of The News.  Picture: Keith Woodland

Walter takes centre stage as firms celebrate success at The News Business Excellence Awards

Check out reactions and photos from the awards by searching #newsbizawards on Twitter and Facebook

Business
Manager Angela Grant and owner Jodie Priestley at Ally Barbers in Allaway Avenue, Paulsgrove     Picture: Habibur Rahman

‘Rental costs here are astronomical’ says furious Paulsgrove hairdresser

A HAIRDRESSER claims her business has been forced out of its home by the council after a dispute over a new rental agreement.

Business

Treasure truck arrives

THE Amazon Treasure Truck will be arriving in Portsmouth for the first time today.

Portsmouth
Headteacher Douglas Brawley with  Lib Dem Councillor Lynne Stagg outside Copnor Primary School Picture:  Malcolm Wells (180220)

Anti-speeding signs go up outside city primary school to protect ‘paramount’ pupil safety

TEACHERS have installed a pair of automated traffic signs in a bid to crack down on speeding outside their school.

Education
Arrest made after man exposes himself in Portsmouth

Arrest made after man exposes himself in Portsmouth

POLICE have made an arrest after a man exposed himself in parts of Portsmouth and ‘committed an indecent act’.

Crime
A pod of dolphins.

NOSTALGIA: Dolphins in Portsmouth Harbour     

There have been many sightings of dolphins and porpoises off Southsea but one reader once saw the mammals close up. 
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PICTURES: 29 amazing photos showing Portsmouth’s beauty from the air

Portsmouth is a beautiful city - and here are the pictures to prove it.

Portsmouth
Beachbuggin on Southsea Common. Picture: Allan Hutchings

Organisers of Southsea BeachBuggin’ hope to resurrect event

THE organisers of a popular Southsea event hope to resurrect their plans to host it again this year.

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