Overnight closures as work on main Portsmouth road continues

OVERNIGHT closures on a main road will continue for the next few weeks.

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Drink-driving headteacher quits her post at Waterlooville primary school

A DRINK-DRIVING headteacher has quit her school after crashing into an elderly couple.

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Partha Kar, diabetes consultant and clinical lead at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham

New mobile app to help people with Type 2 diabetes

PEOPLE with Type 2 diabetes will be encouraged to monitor their condition by accessing a new mobile app.

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The pancake race in Waterlooville. Picture by Malcolm Wells

Pancake race return is flipping good fun for the community

CROWDS united to witness the ‘tongue-in-cheek’ return of a wacky annual pancake race.

London Road, Widley. Picture: Google

Cyclist, 28, ‘seriously injured’ after hitting bollard

A CYCLIST who crashed into a bollard suffered a broken leg.

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The iconic display of ceramic poppies at the Tower of London

Fort Nelson needs volunteers for ceramic poppy display

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help care for a ceramic poppy sculpture.

People soaking up the sun on Portsdown Hill outside Portsmouth. The CPRE wants to see green belts created outside Hampshire's towns and cities

Campaign group calls for support of green belt across Hampshire

A CAMPAIGN group is calling on people to support their plans to create a greener county.


Hampshire fire authority agrees to increase council tax

THE fire authority has agreed to increase its part of council tax by nearly three per cent.

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Teachers learn how to keep students healthy at conference

HEADTEACHERS and PE teachers have been given advice on keeping students healthy.

Children enjoying the library

Figures show fewer books are being borrowed in libraries across Hampshire

LIBRARIES have seen a decrease in the number of people borrowing books, figures have shown.

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Anna Lewkowicz from Havant Borough Council running against PC Terry Burke from Hampshire Police at a previous race at Waterlooville Precinct. 
Credit: Allan Hutchings

Popular charity pancake race postponed amid windy weather

A MUCH-LOVED town centre pancake race has been postponed because of poor weather conditions.

Chase and Status will be headlining this year's Isle of Wight Festival. Picture: Jim Fiscus

Isle of Wight Festival announce next bill of headliners

THE organisers behind the Isle of Wight Festival have announced more headline acts.

Picture: Malcolm Garbutt

Motorcyclist hospitalised with serious leg injuries after van crash

A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital after he crashed into a parked van.


Waterlooville home rated Good by health watchdog

A HOME that provides nursing and personal care has achieved a ‘good’ status.

Two people police want to speak to after a cloned credit card was used in a Waterlooville petrol station

Police hunt pair in probe into suspected credit card fraud at Waterlooville petrol station

A SEARCH has been launched to find two people after hundreds of pounds of vouchers were bought with a cloned credit card.

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Missing Lisa Brookshaw has been found 'safe and well'

UPDATE: Heavily-pregnant daughter of Waterlooville woman is found ‘safe and well’

THE heavily-pregnant daughter of a woman from Waterlooville has been found ‘safe and well’ after going missing yesterday.

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An ultrasound taking place Picture: Habibur Rahman

‘Scans aren’t about getting a picture of the baby’: QA Hospital defends decision to bar children from ultrasounds

QUEEN Alexandra Hospital has defended its decision to ban under-16s from all ultrasound scans.

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Audrey Jeans in her pomp. Picture: Dave Dennings Collection.

BIG READ: Sid James died in Audrey’s arms

Danny La Rue and Harry Secombe went to her wedding, she lived next door to Francis Rossi and Sid James died in her arms.

The Yomper statue outside the Royal Marines Museum in Eastney

Waterlooville woman’s petition to protect Royal Marine numbers hits more than 19,000 signatures

THOUSANDS of people have backed a Waterlooville woman’s petition demanding the government protect Royal Marine numbers from being slashed.


Royal visits and life-saving work: 21 years of Naomi House

Hundreds of families have passed through its doors, receiving incredible care and support.

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