String of reported thefts in Havant – including Stella beer in a wheelie bin

POLICE in Havant and Waterlooville received reports of more than 20 thefts last week.

Dragon patchers at Hampshire County Council in 2017

War on potholes steps up as Hampshire enlists dragon patchers in battle against road defects

EXTRA kit to battle potholes will be brought in after new funding was approved for roads maintenance.


IN PICTURES: The views from your cameras

Here are some of our readers’ fantastic images taken in the sunshine, on days out across the area.


Changes to QA Hospital drop-in hearing aid repair clinic

CHANGES are being made to the hearing aid repair service at Queen Alexandra Hospital.

Aaron Pearson has built a sensory room for autistic children in the living room of his Denmead home            Picture: Chris Moorhouse (180284-3)

Aaron is up for a prize of £50,000 of building materials for his hard work creating sensory spaces for children with autism

HE HAS been described as a generous, kind and humble trade hero – and that’s why a plasterer who renovated not one, but two spaces for children with autism, is in the running to win an award and £50,000 worth of building materials.

Here's what's being planned in your area

Here’s what’s being planned

Thesea re some of the recent planning applications made across our area.

Southern rail's new timetable launch did not go to plan last month Picture: SWNS

Southern rail boss resigns after disastrous timetable launch

The beleaguered boss of rail firm Govia Thameslink (GTR) has resigned after overseeing the launch of a new timetable which left customers ‘hugely frustrated’.

Ant Middleton with, left, Claire Middleton from Lee-on-the Solent and her friend Rae Gamblin from Gosport at Waterstones in Portsmouth this month Picture: Malcolm Wells (180607-2835)

Portsmouth SBS hero Ant Middleton celebrates topping The Times best-seller list

A FORMER special forces operator from Portsmouth has told of his delight after his autobiography topped a prestigious chart.

Picture: Malcolm Wells

Five reasons to buy Friday’s News - including The Guide

In The News on Friday we have 60 pages of news and sport.

Five reasons to buy The News on Thursday - including Jobs

Five reasons to buy The News on Thursday - including Jobs

In The News on Thursday we have 56 pages of news and sport.


Extra Hampshire police teams set to tackle predicted rise in domestic abuse after England World Cup matches

EXTRA patrols are being put on by police in a bid to tackle a predicted spike in domestic abuse during the World Cup.


Date revealed for gardening club’s annual show

A YEARLY gardening club show will be taking place in August, it has been revealed.

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Man injured after braking to avoid stationary vehicle in Cowplain

THE rider of a bike has been left with serious injuries after a near collision with a stationary vehicle.

Sam Merrick, right, with his brother Liam during a visit to QA Hospital

Boy, nine, nominates QA consultant for tea party to celebrate NHS staff

DOZENS of nominations naming unsung heroes of the NHS have been sent in to The News over the past few days.

Five reasons to buy Wednesday’s News - including Homes

Five reasons to buy Wednesday’s News - including Homes

In The News on Wednesday we have 48 pages of news and sport.


Knife-wielding pensioner assaulted man

A PENSIONER has been banned from contacting an assault victim.


These are the laws for flying England flags during the World Cup

The World Cup is just days away and that means only one thing - flags will be flying everywhere.


Children banned from Waterlooville kebab shop as bosses ordered to train staff in preventing child sex exploitation

UNACCOMPANIED children have been banned from going to a kebab shop late at night as the eatery was ordered to train its staff to spot signs of child sexual abuse.


Portsmouth ‘to bask’ in three-month summer heatwave as temperatures to hit 33C across country

Dust off the barbecue and get ready to hit the beach because forecasters are predicting that temperatures are set to soar this summer.

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