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Great South Run 2019 LIVE: Latest traffic and news as 20,000 runners take part in Portsmouth run

Time to do your warm-ups, put on your running shoes and get down to Southsea for the 30th edition of the 10 mile run. Follow all the latest weather, race and conditions updates in our live blog. We will also have reaction from people who have finished the run, so stick with us. Here’s our

today 05:29
Best photos from Great South mini and junior events - is your child in our gallery?

Here are some of the best photos from the junior and mini events. Pictures by Keith Woodland.

yesterday 17:56
Man left with cuts and leg injury after being attacked from behind in Gosport

The 34-year-old was walking on Mill Lane towards St Vincent’s Road just before 10.30pm on Thursday when he was approached from behind and attacked.

His wallet was stolen, and he suffered cuts to his mouth and a minor injury to his knee.

READ MORE: Latest update on criminal cases at

yesterday 16:53
Long M3 and M27 delays as lanes closed after emergency roadworks - live updates

All three lanes are closed on the southbound carriageway at junction 13 for Eastleigh, with traffic being diverted off at the junction.

READ MORE: Portsmouth residents furious at noisy overnight roadworks that have left them unable to sleep

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yesterday 12:41
Historic Dockyard boss says ugly railway stations and a lack of loos set a bad impression of Portsmouth

Run-down train stations, allegedly ‘drearily inadequate’ ferry services and dodgy toilets are all in Professor Dominic Tweddle’s firing line.

The director general of the National Museum of the Royal Navy vented after his anger at broken loos at Wightlink’s Fastcat terminal

yesterday 09:32
Portsmouth residents furious at noisy overnight roadworks that have left them unable to sleep

Cheryl Hudson, who lives on Havant Road where the roadworks are taking place, said: ‘We are exhausted each morning because we are unable to sleep. Each night I am being woken up at 2am from drilling outside. My children are being woken and crying because of the noise and struggling to go to

2019-10-18 19:47
Child, 4, protected by police in Portsmouth as force releases list of 10 people arrested

Hampshire police targeted county lines gangs – forcing the closure of two lucrative phone lines used by addicts to place orders by text when they took over the phone lines and sent out advice messages instead.

Now police have confirmed that between October 7-11 they safeguarded three

2019-10-18 14:32
Fear of 'unsafe' water at Southsea filling stations as they repeatedly fail Legionella lab tests

Four units were installed last year in Southsea by Portsmouth City Council but it has emerged they have repeatedly failed laboratory tests.

Such is the concern about Legionella that council officers are spending six to eight hours a week flushing water through the stations, reducing the

2019-10-18 12:26
Lucrative county lines operations shut down in Portsmouth as police take over drug dealers phones

Officers targeting the scourge of county lines gangs in Portsmouth sent out 800 messages to addicts directing them to support services – forcing dealers to shut down.

Gangs wage war over controlling the phone numbers that can make up to £5,000 a day. They are used to advertise what

2019-10-18 08:14
Drunk woman must pay £71 over Fratton bomb hoax made in call to Hampshire police

Frances Newton, 37, of no fixed address, called Hampshire police on August 4 claiming she saw someone carrying a bomb in Fratton.

But after an initial phone call ended and police called her back to take her details, she confessed to being drunk and making it up.

READ MORE: Police

2019-10-17 19:38
Katrice Lee's sister tells of inner turmoil at opening 'Pandora's box' and how preparing for Great South Run has helped

Speaking to The News in her first detailed interview since military police made an arrest over the toddler’s disappearance, Natasha has said she finally realised she must deal with decades of turmoil by opening ‘Pandora’s box’.

Now 45, she was seven when Katrice vanished on her

2019-10-17 14:23
Race on to find sponsor for Spinnaker Tower as paint job is up for grabs again

The 560ft attraction in Gunwharf Quays was white when opened in 2005 but was repainted blue, gold and white when Portsmouth City Council struck a five-year deal with the Dubai-based airline 10 years later.

Now a council team is going out marketing the chance to sponsor the tower - throwing

2019-10-17 08:05
Royal Navy explorer who gave Australia its name will be buried in his home village

The remains of Captain Matthew Flinders, who led the first circumnavigation of Australia, were discovered by experts excavating St James’s burial ground, Euston, London, for the new High Speed rail project.

Following a request by descendants of the Flinders family and the local community

2019-10-17 02:50
Evacuated Portsmouth tower block residents are allowed home after reports of a chemical incident

It saw residents living below the 12th floor of Tipton House in Warwick Crescent, Somers Town, evacuated shortly before 4pm. 

David Kyffin, who lives on the 11th floor, said firefighters asked him and others to leave their flats because of a ‘suspected ammonia leak’. 

But a

2019-10-16 23:41
Emergency crews called to Portsmouth tower block after reports of chemical incident

Emergency crews received a report of the incident on the 12th floor of Tipton House in Warwick Crescent, Somers Town, shortly before 4pm. 

Warwick Crescent has been shut at both its junctions with Grosvenor Street and it is believed people living below floor 12 have been

2019-10-16 21:35
Turtles Nursery in Hilsea is thrown a lifeline as landlords give tenancy reprieve

Turtles Nursery in Portsmouth was due to close on December 20 after landlords, Portsmouth Rugby Club, informed owner, Sally Robinson, that she could no longer use the premises.

Sally had started the procedure of winding up the nursery and had informed parents of the closure and

2019-10-16 19:29
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'Cannot be allowed to continue... the final straw... Jackett has to go' - how Portsmouth fans reacted to 1-0 defeat at AFC Wimbledon

And there's no disguising the fact that manager Kenny Jackett's is the main focus of their frustrations.

The majority of fans who have contacted The News via Facebook believe now is the time for a change, after the Blues suffered their fourth league defeat in 11 games.

The loss at

today 09:41
Ricardo Rocha tweets Portsmouth predicament 'not good enough' - but distances himself from #Jackettout campaign

But the former defender, who served the Blues with distinction during 97 appearances for the club, politely turned down the chance to put his name to the #Jackettout campaign that was trending on Twitter following the 1-0 defeat at AFC Wimbledon.

Instead, he diplomatically said: ‘Any

today 09:41
AFC Wimbledon 1 Portsmouth 0: Neil Allen's verdict - Ghosts of managers past return to haunt under-fire Kenny Jackett

AFC Wimbledon’s home had once been an unhappy haunting ground for the Blues, providing portents of managerial demises.

The agonies of a 4-0 reverse in November 2013, inspired by the rampaging Michael Smith, prompted chairman Iain McInnes to storm out of the directors’ box, muttering

today 09:41
Long traffic delays in Portsmouth as runners arrive in city for Great South Run

Traffic is building on the M275 southbound and on the main roads leading towards Southsea Common as runners try to make their way to the official car parks.

Road closures are currently in place across Southsea, with more in place from 9.45am ahead of the start of the Great South

today 09:41
Where to park for the Great South Run 2019 in Portsmouth

The event will take place over the weekend of October 19-20, with the main 10-mile run as well as a 5k, canine, junior and mini events. 

The Great South Run starts and finishes in Southsea, so runners and spectators will have to make it to the area on Sunday, October 20. 

READ

today 08:38
A good walk ruined... by my two-year-old | Steve Canavan

This infuriates Mrs C, for even when we’re in a rush but need an item from the shop, I’ll insist on going by foot rather than driving. This leads to an argument about my time-keeping and selfishness and then a long day of icy relations between us.

 ‘Think of the upside,’ I’ll

today 06:32
AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Portsmouth: they said what at the final whistle?

Terell Thomas’ last-gasp winner condemned the Blues to their fourth defeat of the season, leaving Kenny Jackett’s side an uncomfortable 17th in the League One table.

Here’s what those closest to the action had to say about another bad day at the office for Pompey...

Kenny

today 06:32
Portsmouth Academy 'predator' reaping rewards after upping physicality

The Pompey academy striker has been in red-hot form in front of goal this season.

Before the young Blues’ Youth Alliance League clash against Oxford United yesterday, Stanley had bagged 14 times in 10 appearances. 

The second-year scholar has taken up the mantle of leading the

today 05:29
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today 09:41 'Cannot be allowed to continue... the final straw... Jackett has to go' - how Portsmouth fans reacted to 1-0 defeat at AFC Wimbledon
today 09:41 Ricardo Rocha tweets Portsmouth predicament 'not good enough' - but distances himself from #Jackettout campaign
today 09:41 AFC Wimbledon 1 Portsmouth 0: Neil Allen's verdict - Ghosts of managers past return to haunt under-fire Kenny Jackett
today 09:41 Long traffic delays in Portsmouth as runners arrive in city for Great South Run
today 08:38 Where to park for the Great South Run 2019 in Portsmouth
today 06:32 A good walk ruined... by my two-year-old | Steve Canavan
today 06:32 AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Portsmouth: they said what at the final whistle?
today 05:29 Portsmouth Academy 'predator' reaping rewards after upping physicality
today 05:29 Great South Run 2019 LIVE: Latest traffic and news as 20,000 runners take part in Portsmouth run
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yesterday 16:53 Man left with cuts and leg injury after being attacked from behind in Gosport
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yesterday 09:32 Portsmouth tower block evacuation may have been caused by cleaning product, says council
yesterday 09:32 Latest update on criminal cases at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court
yesterday 09:32 Rare albino squirrel takes up residence in University of Portsmouth gardens
yesterday 09:32 Historic Dockyard boss says ugly railway stations and a lack of loos set a bad impression of Portsmouth
yesterday 08:29 Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett 's advice to on-loan Rangers midfield Ross McCrorie - plus verdict on Adam May's Swindon stay
yesterday 06:23 Boys with rifles and bayonets! What would health and safety say today?
yesterday 06:23 Portsmouth Players bring Jesus Christ Superstar up to date at the Kings Theatre
yesterday 06:23 How James Bolton has been getting into the Portsmouth spirit of things since his arrival from Shrewsbury
yesterday 06:23 Gareth Evans: Former Portsmouth favourites overcame fan flak - that's why I'm sure Ronan Curtis will do too
yesterday 06:23 Born in Portsmouth, capped by England - how Chelsea's Mason Mount and Southampton's James Ward-Prowse flourished at Farlington Marshes
yesterday 02:11 Drunk woman must pay £71 over Fratton bomb hoax made in call to Hampshire police
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