NOSTALGIA: What did sailor do to deserve a full naval funeral in the city?

These two photographs show a funeral taking place in Kingston Cemetery, Portsmouth.

Churchgoers from different denominations also got together when the pioneer ministers for the PO9 area were commissioned

REV JONATHAN JEFFERY: How the birth of a baby changed the course of the world

The vicar of Leigh Park and Warren Park is looking forward to Christmas celebrations

Rita Leist  at her Southsea home with the Hotpoint Dishwasher that has caused her so much concern     Picture: Malcolm Wells

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.


Church carol service will be aired on Christmas Day

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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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.


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.

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.


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.


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.

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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.

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.

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