Waterlooville

Waterlooville

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

Church carol service will be aired on Christmas Day

A CHURCH’S Christmas carol service is going to be beamed across the airwaves.

News
Andrew Rafferty from Denmead Poultry.

Man fined after schoolboy has fingers severed at Denmead farm shop

A SCHOOLBOY had his fingers severed while working in a Denmead farm shop, a court heard.

Crime
Have you got the UK’s most festive house this Christmas?

Have you got the UK’s most festive house this Christmas?

If your home is decked out in dazzling decorations this Christmas, you could be in with a chance of winning £1,000 as Royal Mail begins its search for the UK’s most festive home.

Fareham
Windy weather is forecast for tomorrow in Portsmouth
Picture: Chris Bond

Wind weather warning for Portsmouth (but there won’t be any snow)

Gusts of up to 60mph are forecast for Portsmouth prompting the Met Office to issue a ‘yellow’ weather warning.

Portsmouth
New path to Billy’s Lake opens

New path to Billy’s Lake opens

A LAKE surrounded by scenic woodland has been made publicly accessible thanks to a new footpath.

News
CCTV images of a man police would like to speak to.

CCTV images released after theft and assault in Waterlooville Co-op

POLICE have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to as part of a theft and assault investigation.

Crime
From left, group regional manager Linda DArcy, branch manager Mike Gisborne and area manager Dan Abraham

Opticians celebrating regional award

A WATERLOOVILLE opticians is celebrating after winning a regional award for its customer care and staff attitude.

Business

Cowplain pupils do Bush Tucker trial for teenager Beth

CURRIED crickets, live mealworms and marshmallows smothered in Marmite were just some of the things pupils ate to raise money for charity.

Education
Picture: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

INTERACTIVE: How much will your rail fares go up next year?

Rail passengers will be hit by the largest fares hike in five years next month.

Business 1

WEATHER AND TRAVEL: Mild temperatures expected in Portsmouth area despite Storm Caroline creating strong winds

It’s set to be a mild day weather-wise in the Portsmouth area with temperatures of up to 11C.

Gosport

Co-op Funeralcare raises £20,000 for The Rowans

THE SOUTHERN Co-op has awarded The Rowans Hospice £20,000 through its online charity service.

Business
Can you help find Benji’s owner in time for Christmas?

Can you help find Benji’s owner in time for Christmas?

Police are looking to trace the owner of a Japanese Akita dog which was seized from a house.

Crime

Brewery signs up to sponsor South Downs National Park’s trust

A BREWERY has renamed one of its beers after a national park and will donate 5p from every sale to the park’s trust.

Business

Village pub treats about 100 pensioners to free Christmas lunch

ABOUT 100 elderly people got into the Christmas spirit by enjoying a free lunch courtesy of a village pub.

People 1
Jason Byrne

When two brains just aren’t going to be enough...

The manic, freewheeling stand-up Jason Byrne has been trying to find ways to liven up life on the road while on tour.

Theatre
Picture of a dredger that will help build subsea cables from France to the UK for a new, proposed interconnector at Lovedean. Picture: Courtesy of Prysmian

Consultation dates for new interconnector planned for Lovedean

CONSULTATION dates have been announced for people to view plans on a new interconnector in Lovedean.

Business
Part of the A3(M) is closing overnight while work is done

Drivers face 18-day motorway closure

DRIVERS can expect diversions and delays when part of a motorway shuts overnight for several weeks.

Havant
Commuters can now claim back compensation if their South Western Railway train is 15 minutes late. Picture: Carey Tompsett/PA Wire

South Western Railway passengers can now claim compensation if trains are 15 minutes late

PASSENGERS travelling on South Western Railway trains are now able to claim compensation if their service is late by 15 minutes or more.

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