Latest News Portsmouth

Co-op store targeted by ram-raiders trying to steal a cash machine

The incident in Milton Road, Cowplain, happened at 12.30am today. 

Police say the raiders were attempting to steal a cash machine but failed.

A spokeswoman said: ‘Extensive damage was caused to the front of the store but nothing was stolen.’

It is the latest in a string

yesterday 13:59
Portsmouth’s new country park will be ‘the gem in the city’s crown’  

After years on the back-burner, the expansive refuse area to the west of the M275 is finally getting the gleaming makeover first mooted years ago.

During a two-year project it will be reshaped from a barren eyesore into the Horsea Island Country Park, a new green space the size of 86

yesterday 06:38
Portsmouth will get a new country park the ‘size of 86 football pitches’ by 2020

The expansive refuse site, to the west of the M275, will be given a gleaming makeover in a two-year project to create the Horsea Island Country Park.

Beginning next month, the scheme will offer city residents 128 acres of new, green space – the equivalent of 86 football pitches. It’s

2018-08-14 13:44
How Carolyn is giving back to the QA heroes who saved her life

Carolyn Edginton found herself in the critical care ward at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham early last year, after collapsing before a hospital appointment.

On three occasions, Carolyn’s family was told that she would not survive the ordeal, with Carolyn herself in a coma for three

2018-08-14 09:32
Shock collapse of trial after mix-up over two sex dolls

Portsmouth Crown Court heard border control agents seized a one metre tall flat-chested doll at Heathrow Airport after Andrew Ward purchased it on a website form Japan.

When that did not arrive at his home he ordered a second one, this time with 'exaggerated breasts,' the court was

2018-08-13 08:20
Pervert Portsmouth landlord filmed nude tenants 

Paul Dunster recorded 183 videos of unsuspecting women and their guests over a 10-year period.

The 59-year-old was caught out by a police investigation following his prolific secret recordings, Portsmouth Crown Court heard. He initially denied two charges of voyeurism before admitting

2018-08-12 12:23
Fareham Burger King employee who missed ‘go large’ meal target punished with only being able to have fries and tap water

Ashley Walsh from Gosport had been working for Burger King in West Street, Fareham for a few months before he said he received a letter from management that his weekly go Large’ goal set by the company was under average. 

The 20-year-old said: ‘To receive a disciplinary for not

2018-08-11 13:17
More than £2m lost as Portsmouth City Council scraps Victory Energy

Council leader Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson described it as a ‘great sadness’ as he recommended that Victory Energy should not go forward, with his cabinet voting unanimously in his favour.

The company, which had yet to start operating, would have required a further multi-million pound

2018-08-11 11:11
QA Hospital staff grant woman’s dying wish of getting married

Newlyweds Marcus Fellowes and Linda Carolan tied the knot last Thursday at Queen Alexandra Hospital in a short ceremony made possible by the intensive care unit team.

Linda was admitted to the Portsmouth hospital with pneumonia and sepsis and doctors said she did not have long to

2018-08-10 09:59
IN PICTURES: Devastating aftermath after blaze at terraced homes in Anchorage Park, Portsmouth

Fire crews were called out to Corby Crescent in Anchorage Park shortly before 12.45pm after a fire started in one of the properties.

To see our full picture gallery from the scene click on the link at the top of the article.

The fire spread to the roofs of two other homes but luckily

2018-08-09 14:02
No-deal Brexit ‘could turn M275 into lorry park’ warns Portsmouth port director

Britain crashing out of the European Union could see stationary lorries on the motorway, with contingency plans to develop a separate site and put in a border check post at the port costing £5m.

Portsmouth International Port director Mike Sellers warned it would take at least 18 months to

2018-08-09 08:47
‘No reason’ to see stacked up lorries on M275 after departure from the EU – leading  MP

The Portsmouth North MP and international development secretary – a prominent Leave campaigner in the 2016 referendum – said technical notes are being produced.

Ms Mordaunt told The News: ‘On WTO terms there is no reason to expect situations that we have seen under Operation Stack.

2018-08-09 00:23
‘Everything went up in flames in no time at all’ – Anchorage Park fire latest

Neighbours spoke of their horror as they witnessed the flames spread ‘astonishingly quickly’ before dialling 999, leaving them ‘deeply shocked’ at the damage they saw.

The fire service said the blaze appears to have started in either 33 or 37 Corby Crescent, Anchorage Park, with

2018-08-08 20:11
About 30 firefighters are battling to put out a blaze at terraced houses in Anchorage Park, Portsmouth

Crews from Southsea, Havant and Cosham fire stations were called to Corby Crescent in Anchorage Park shortly before 12.45pm.

A fire service spokesman said a fire had started in a terraced house and had spread to the roofs of two others.

Firefighters had searched the homes but did

2018-08-08 17:02
Boy, 13, seriously injured after three-car crash at busy Portsmouth junction

Emergency services were called to the crash in Southampton Road, North Harbour, just before 1.45pm yesterday.

Three cars were involved in the collision – an Audi A3, a Ford C-Max and a Ford Fiesta.

The driver of the Fiesta, a 47-year-old woman, was injured and a 13-year-old

2018-08-08 12:50
Teenage arsonists ruined Portsmouth sports pavilion in bid to destroy break-in evidence – leaving possible £1m rebuild bill

The youngsters, 15 and 16, had tried to destroy evidence of their break-in at the facility at King George V Playing Fields in Cosham.

Portsmouth Youth Court heard initial estimates to replace the pavilion, used by teams who book the eight pitches, ran up to £1m after the pair caused more

2018-08-08 09:41
Daily News
Tesco vote brings community together – Southsea Green

We’ve been busier than usual. Having won a Tesco customer vote, we’ve been delivering workshops in crafts and gardening with Eastney Community Centre.They aimed to share skills, build community and raise environmental awareness

We’ve grown veg, found the perfect compost recipe

yesterday 21:20
NOSTALGIA: There was a lot more bovver with the hover in early days at Southsea

There was no protection for the unsuspecting public walking along the Esplanade, so when the hovercraft ran up the shingle beach anyone walking past was shrouded in mist, shingle and sea spray not to mention the odd pebble.

It’s a little different today with a concrete landing area and

yesterday 20:17
All eyes were on the buxom woman, not her hula hoops – Rick Jackson

It was a blustery day in Stokes Bay, but the Netherlands Circus provided very good entertainment.

I was particularly impressed by the woman who looked like my mother-in-law balancing on the back of a man in his 60s, clearly using Grecian 2000, spinning round and round on the smallest

yesterday 20:17
GOING OUT: Six of the best for Thursday and Friday, August 16 and 17

GIG: The Unsigned Showcase 2018 is now in its sixth heat, bringing more music, drinks and socialising to the Wedge. Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, tonight, 7.30pm.

SUMMER SCHOOL: Whether you’re celebrating hard or drinking your sorrows away, join Love Island winner Jack Fincham for an

yesterday 19:14
Ex-Premier League ace salutes potential of young Portsmouth pair

Both Bradley Lethbridge and Dan Smith have linked up with the former Blues first-team coach who moved to the Rocks during the summer.

The attacking pair were both on the scoresheet on Tuesday night as their side picked up a 3-1 success over Merst  ham.

Second-year talent Lethbridge

yesterday 19:14
Three things we learnt from Portsmouth’s defeat to AFC Wimbledon

An Opportunity Missed

Pompey passed up the opportunity of a cup run after being handed the most favourable of draws.

A home tie against a side in the same division who'd never won a match in the Carabao Cup or its various incarnations.

But all of the 6,588 presnt at Fratton

yesterday 16:05
POMPEY NEWS LIVE: Reaction to Portsmouth’s Carabao Cup defeat by AFC Wimbledon plus transfer news from around League One 

Teams are busy preparing for their next league fixtures, and could bolster their squads with the addition of loanees or free agents. Make sure you don't miss any of the transfer action by following our live blog - and refresh the page for the latest!

yesterday 15:02
Plans for 80 homes in Havant raises infrastructure concerns at meeting 

An outline scheme for flats and homes was presented at a consultation forum for the greenfield site north of Bartons Road, Havant, near The Oaks Crematorium.

It has been put forward on behalf of landowner White Farming Ltd by planning consultants, who met councillors and locals last

yesterday 15:02
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yesterday 20:17 NOSTALGIA: There was a lot more bovver with the hover in early days at Southsea
yesterday 20:17 All eyes were on the buxom woman, not her hula hoops – Rick Jackson
yesterday 19:14 GOING OUT: Six of the best for Thursday and Friday, August 16 and 17
yesterday 19:14 Ex-Premier League ace salutes potential of young Portsmouth pair
yesterday 16:05 Three things we learnt from Portsmouth’s defeat to AFC Wimbledon
yesterday 15:02 POMPEY NEWS LIVE: Reaction to Portsmouth’s Carabao Cup defeat by AFC Wimbledon plus transfer news from around League One 
yesterday 15:02 Plans for 80 homes in Havant raises infrastructure concerns at meeting 
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yesterday 13:59 Co-op store targeted by ram-raiders trying to steal a cash machine
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yesterday 22:14 IN PICTURES: Pompey 1 AFC Wimbledon 2
yesterday 22:14 Pompey 1 AFC Wimbledon 2
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2018-08-14 23:11 Pompey 0 AFC Wimbledon 0: Half-time report
2018-08-14 23:11 IN PICTURES: Pompey v AFC Wimbledon
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2018-08-14 21:05 Pitman returns to Pompey’s starting line-up against AFC Wimbledon
2018-08-14 20:02 POMPEY NEWS LIVE: Portsmouth set for AFC Wimbledon Carabao Cup clash plus transfer news from around League One
2018-08-14 20:02 Gaffer: Strong Pompey team should start against AFC Wimbledon
2018-08-14 18:59 Pompey fans react to manager’s decision to drop Brett Pitman
2018-08-14 18:59 Crack and heroin dealer who operated in Portsmouth praised after turning life around 
2018-08-14 16:53 Five quarter-finals – but Pompey’s League Cup record in need of improvement
2018-08-14 15:50 Westminster crash is a terrorist incident, police confirm
2018-08-14 15:50 Havant Muslim woman speaks out on Boris Johnson burka controversy
2018-08-14 15:50 The crimes reported and drugs seized at Mutiny Festival 2018
2018-08-14 14:47 Here’s the Carabao Cup rule changes that Pompey need to know about
2018-08-14 14:47 Southsea rapper crowned ‘King of Pork Pies' with farming themed track
2018-08-14 14:47 ’This could be Portsmouth’s jewel in the crown’: Political leaders react as new 128-acre country park is given green light 
2018-08-14 13:44 Meet the woman who fought an incurable blood cancer – and is now taking on a 310-mile cycle ride 
2018-08-14 13:44 Ardley out to change Wimbledon’s cup record at Pompey
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