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NOSTALGIA: Portsmouth park where trams converged

Taken on an April day in 1930, here’s the junction of the Horndean Light Railway taking the tracks off the street tramway where Portsmouth to Cosham trams ran to Cosham railway gates terminus just out of sight around the far bend.

Heritage
Picture: Malcolm Wells

Five reasons to buy The News on Friday - including The Guide and Cars

In The News on Friday 80 we have pages of news, sport and entertainment.

Portsmouth
Picture: Rex

Hitting the town? Great Portsmouth club nights this weekend

I was going to lead off with Super Hans from Channel 4’s hit comedy Peep Show coming to The Wedgewood Rooms on Albert Road tonight.

News
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married on May 19. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Royal Wedding to be broadcast live on Guildhall Square’s Big Screen

The Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be broadcast live on the Big Screen in Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square, it has been announced.

People

Poundworld to close about 100 stores putting more than 1,500 jobs at risk

Discount chain Poundworld is pursuing a restructuring plan that could see it shut around a third of its stores, putting more than 1,500 jobs in doubt.

Business

IN PICTURES: Rock Challenge, Wednesday 25th April

Here are the pictures from last night’s Rock Challenge at Portsmouth Guildhall.

Education
Why you should vote in next week’s local elections

Why you should vote in next week’s local elections

Council leaders hope to see more people than ever turn out to vote and make their voices heard on May 3.

Politics 2

UPDATE: A27 clear after lorry jack-knifes

A jack-knifed lorry and a diesel spill have been cleared on the A27.

Travel
Work being carried out to repair the Sea wall at Southsea'Picture: Steve Lewis

Work underway after Southsea promenade collapses

WORK is progressing to repair part of Southsea Common promenade that collapsed due to extreme poor weather almost a month ago.

Portsmouth
Sir Ben Ainslie

Portsmouth-based Sir Ben Ainslie reveals fresh £110m backing gives ‘best opportunity’ for America’s Cup win

SIR Ben Ainslie has said a new £110m investment in his Portsmouth-based America’s Cup team gives him the ‘best opportunity’ to bring the cup home.

Portsmouth

Fancy dinner and a post-mortem? Anatomy Lab Live is returning to Portsmouth

ANATOMISTS will return to Portsmouth to stage a live dissection – in the company of people eating their dinner.

News
The Spinnaker Tower has been included in the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

Portsmouth’s Spinnaker Tower named as one of best UK attractions for disabled visitors

THE Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth has been praised for its dedication and commitment to supporting disabled visitors.

News
St Mary's Church May Fayre takes place soon

CANON BOB WHITE: Celebrating the life of the community

The vicar of St Mary’s Church, Fratton on the upcoming May Fayre

News

20 amazing aerial photos showing how much Portsmouth city centre has changed over time

We all know Portsmouth is an amazing city. And it has also changed an awful lot of the years.

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Police are looking for information after the incident. Picture: Chris Moorhouse

Cars vandalised in Portsmouth town centre

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a number of vehicles were vandalised in Portsmouth earlier this week.

Crime 2
Traffic in Portsmouth at 9am this morning. Picture: Google Maps

Long delays for drivers in Portsmouth this morning

There are long delays for commuters in Portsmouth this morning.

Portsmouth

Museum finance team duped out of £74k by gang of email cheats

HERITAGE bosses have tightened up their security after fraudsters conned a leading museum out of almost £74,000 in an internet scam.

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Brexit tussle between UK and EU threatens 100 jobs at Airbus satellite HQ in Portsmouth

AEROSPACE firm Airbus is threatening to pull the plug on a key satellite HQ in Portsmouth - putting 100 jobs at risk.

Politics 2
Mums 'Gemma Weir and Michelle Frank, whose children have cystic fibrosis, are part of the campaign to make the drug Orkambi available on the NHS

Portsmouth mums welcome fresh talks in Orkambi drugs battle, but say urgent deal is needed

MUMS battling for life-saving drugs to be made available on the NHS have welcomed fresh talks between health bosses and a pharmaceutical firm – but are urgently demanding a decision.

Health
Credit: Live Anatomy Lab

Prepare for dinner and dissection at Anatomy Lab Live in Portsmouth

ANATOMISTS will return to Portsmouth to stage a live dissection – in the company of people eating their dinner.

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