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Fire breaks out at Portsmouth’s Holiday Inn as Easter heatwave continues 

Three fire crews from Southsea were called to the Holiday Inn site, in Pembroke Road, Old Portsmouth.

Firefighters received the call shortly after 6.20pm to an apparent fire in the refuse area of the hotel.

Crews discovered a fire in a bin and extinguished it using a water

yesterday 21:02
Fire breaks out at Southsea’s Holiday Inn as Easter heatwave continues 

Three fire crews from Southsea have been called to the Holiday Inn site, in Pembroke Road, Southsea.

Firefighters received the call shortly after 6.20pm to an apparent fire in the refuse area of the hotel.

Crews are currently at the scene assessing the situation. 

It comes

yesterday 18:56
Portsmouth stabbing: Victim of Tangier Road attack was carried down street before collapsing in a pool of his own blood, witnesses say

The violence erupted in Lynton Grove, Copnor, last night, between 10.30pm and 10.50pm when a 31-year-old from Portsmouth was stabbed twice.

Moments before, residents reported hearing a loud argument taking place between a gang of men, with one man seen to be ‘waving a knife in the air

yesterday 17:53
Portsmouth man is taken to hospital after being stabbed multiple times in Tangier Road 

The attack took place at the corner of Tangiers Road and Lynton Grove, Copnor, sometime between 10.30pm and 10.50pm last night.

Police said the 31-year-old victim from Portsmouth was stabbed twice during the assault and is currently being treated at Queen Alexandra Hospital in

yesterday 13:41
Knife-wielding teenage shoplifter terrifies Gosport shopkeeper who tried to stop thief

Imtiyaz Mamode, 33, owns Premier in Wych Lane, Gosport, and tried to apprehend a thief on Thursday after enduring two months of stock being repeatedly stolen.

Mr Mamode followed a youngster who had stolen something from the shop – who then pulled a knife on him.

‘When he

2019-04-20 10:17
Thug stamps on boy’s head leaving him with fractured skull in brutal Portsmouth attack 

The victim, a 17-year-old boy, was cycling with an adult friend in Laburnum Grove, Copner, at about 10.20pm last night when two men approached them from beside a silver van. 

His friend was hit by what is described as a long object but managed to cycle on and raise help

2019-04-19 18:32
Portsmouth man left with brain damage from attack 10 years ago gears up for charity row after rebuilding his life

Dad-of-one Anthony Sim was punched to the ground and stamped on while running near Tipner Lake in Portsmouth – suffering long-term brain damage in 2009.

But now 10 years on from the attack the 45-year-old has put his life back together – and is even taking on a 9km row for the

2019-04-19 12:14
Portsmouth weather: Scorching Portsmouth to be hotter than Ibiza as temperatures hit 23C over Easter Bank Holiday weekend

It is going to feel positively summery in Portsmouth and across the region over the coming days, with the mercury expected to rise to the mid-20s. 

So if you were hoping to have a BBQ over the Easter weekend you are in luck according to the latest Met Office forecast. 

While bank

2019-04-19 11:11
Horse-riders are 'scared' of using a popular riding route in Fareham after a gang of moped riders terrorise horses

Christina Campbell, 38, was riding her friend's cob horse, Raffles, in Mayles Lane, Funtley, when she heard loud engines behind her. 

She said: 'Normally moped riders don't phase me, but this group came  really close - there wasn't a lot of room. 

'They started revving their

2019-04-19 10:08
Portsmouth teenager tells of her ordeal after being raped by her ‘monster’ stepfather for four years – until he was caught by her mum

Courtney Oldland from Southsea, now 18, was repeatedly raped and assaulted from the age of 11 by Johnathon Oldland – a man who became her ‘father figure’ after her mother began a relationship with him when she was a baby. 

The horrific campaign of abuse she faced only ended when

2019-04-18 09:59
Pregnant Portsmouth mum’s plea for bigger home after fears her children’s health will be at risk

Somers Town resident Kayley Grant said she already has 'barely enough room' to live with her 18-month-old son Carter in their Handsworth House council flat.

But now Kayley, aged 32, is pregnant again she is worried about the impact her small home will have on her family.

The mum, who

2019-04-18 07:53
New mum of twins tells of heartbreak as Waterlooville husband-to-be dies suddenly

IT specialist Mark Lawrence, 51, was found dead by his fiance Nikki Fletcher at his home he shares with sons George and Oliver on March 9.

The engaged couple had only recently returned from Queen Alexandra Hospital with the twin boys – born at just 25 weeks.

Now Nikki, 34, of

2019-04-17 11:56
Horror as beloved dog hit by car near Portsmouth park is ‘almost killed’

Six-year-old Airedale terrier Amber was struck by a vehicle in Milton Road and left lying in the street after she was startled by two larger dogs and bolted from Milton Park.

Amber had to undergo an operation to put her hip back in place and spent two nights in specialist animal hospitals.

2019-04-16 20:11
Royal Navy bomb disposal team from Portsmouth destroys mortar round found in a bin at Havant tip 

The 81mm shell was uncovered at Havant Household Waste and Recycling Centre earlier this morning.

Officers from Hampshire police were called to the tip at about 9am after workers found the rusting munition in a bin.

A cordon was put into place and the waste site was closed to the

2019-04-16 19:08
Overjoyed wife of missing Leigh Park veteran praises army of volunteers for helping to find and save her husband

These are the emotional words of the wife of a veteran soldier as her husband was last night found safe and well after an army of volunteers rallied to rescue him.

Robert Ballantyne disappeared on Sunday morning and had not been seen for 36 hours when he was eventually found in woodland

2019-04-16 11:47
Inside the abandoned Portsmouth Odeon cinema which has been empty for more than a decade

Simon Waitland, 32, from Gosport, posted a video on YouTube showing the screens and projector rooms inside the derelict Odeon in London Road, North End, which closed in 2008.

The team of four explorers uncovered old film reel in the projector rooms - including some from I Am Legend, the

2019-04-15 20:02
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Portsmouth man is taken to hospital after being stabbed multiple times in Tangier Road 

The attack took place at the corner of Tangiers Road and Lynton Grove, Copnor, sometime between 10.30pm and 10.50pm last night.

Police said the 31-year-old victim from Portsmouth was stabbed twice during the assault and is currently being treated at Queen Alexandra Hospital in

yesterday 19:59
Monty honours D-Day heroes in Portsmouth cathedral – Nostalgia

It was in 1966 and he was laying a commemoration stone in the nave of Portsmouth’s Anglican cathedral to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

I have no details of who sent me this photograph or its copyright, although I believe it to be an Evening

yesterday 19:59
Kenny Jackett on Conor Chaplin’s sale to Coventry ahead of his Portsmouth return

That is the assessment of boss Kenny Jackett as the striker returns to Fratton Park for the first time since his summer departure.

Chaplin was a fans’ favourite but grew frustrated with the lack of first-team minutes at the Blues.

Despite making his debut aged 17 and being

yesterday 19:59
Cast your vote for the 2018-19 News/ Sports Mail Portsmouth Player of the Season 

Cast your selection by emailing sport@thenews.co.uk. The trophy will be presented on the Fratton Park pitch before the final match against Accrington. Matt Clarke bids to retain the silverware but faces some tough competition. Here’s a look at some of the contenders...

yesterday 18:56
Bryn Morris in frame as Kenny Jackett weighs up freshening Portsmouth for Coventry clash

Bank Holiday Monday marks the Blues’ second match in 72 hours, following their fortunate 2-1 success at Burton.

Pompey, who found it tough at the Pirelli Stadium irrespective of the final outcome, host Coventry in the knowledge four more wins will secure promotion to the

yesterday 18:56
Missing Waterlooville teenager has been found 

Millie-Mae Hill, 19, has now been located and officers have thanked people who ‘kept an eye out’ for her. 

Hampshire Police tweeted: ‘We're pleased to say missing Millie-Mae Hill has been found. Many thanks to those who shared our post about her and kept an eye out.’ 

For

yesterday 18:56
Cast your vote for in for the 2018-19 News/ Sports Mail Portsmouth Player of the Season 

Cast your selection by emailing sport@thenews.co.uk. The trophy will be presented on the Fratton Park pitch before the final match against Accrington. Matt Clarke bids to retain the silverware but faces some tough competition. Here’s a look at some of the contenders...

yesterday 17:53
Portsmouth v Coventry City – early team news 

The Irishman was dropped to the bench for Gareth Evans in Good Friday’s 2-1 victory at Burton.

However, Curtis made an impact when he replaced Evans in the 76th minute, with his cross leading to Matt Clarke’s stoppage-time winner.

The Pompey boss may also add fresh legs into

yesterday 17:53
Latest news from Portsmouth
yesterday 21:02 Fire breaks out at Portsmouth’s Holiday Inn as Easter heatwave continues 
yesterday 19:59 Portsmouth man is taken to hospital after being stabbed multiple times in Tangier Road 
yesterday 19:59 Monty honours D-Day heroes in Portsmouth cathedral – Nostalgia
yesterday 19:59 Kenny Jackett on Conor Chaplin’s sale to Coventry ahead of his Portsmouth return
yesterday 18:56 Cast your vote for the 2018-19 News/ Sports Mail Portsmouth Player of the Season 
yesterday 18:56 Bryn Morris in frame as Kenny Jackett weighs up freshening Portsmouth for Coventry clash
yesterday 18:56 Missing Waterlooville teenager has been found 
yesterday 18:56 Fire breaks out at Southsea’s Holiday Inn as Easter heatwave continues 
yesterday 17:53 Cast your vote for in for the 2018-19 News/ Sports Mail Portsmouth Player of the Season 
yesterday 17:53 Portsmouth v Coventry City – early team news 
yesterday 17:53 Portsmouth stabbing: Victim of Tangier Road attack was carried down street before collapsing in a pool of his own blood, witnesses say
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yesterday 15:47 The stat which doesn’t bode well for Portsmouth ahead of Coventry clash 
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yesterday 13:41 Portsmouth man is taken to hospital after being stabbed multiple times in Tangier Road 
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2019-04-20 18:41 Portsmouth steel when under pressure at Burton kept promotion push on track
2019-04-20 17:38 Lee Bowyer admits Charlton have no chance to overtake Portsmouth, Sunderland and Barnsley now
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2019-04-20 13:26 Burton Albion print Barnsley player names instead of Portsmouth on programme for League One clash 
2019-04-20 13:26 Portsmouth issue warning to fans after pyro incident during dramatic Burton Albion win
2019-04-20 11:20 Burton Albion 1 Portsmouth 2: Neil Allen's verdict - Blues steal gem of a victory for precious promotion result
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2019-04-20 11:20 Portsmouth weather: Here’s how hot it got on Good Friday as city set to continue to sizzle in Easter heatwave 
2019-04-20 10:17 Best ugly win of the season… sign Thompson up...luck balancing itself out – how Portsmouth fans reacted to win at Burton
2019-04-20 10:17 Mums disgusted after drug addicts shoot up in Portsmouth city centre flats and leave used needles on stairs
2019-04-20 10:17 Knife-wielding teenage shoplifter terrifies Gosport shopkeeper who tried to stop thief
2019-04-20 08:11 Matt Clarke: Portsmouth winner at Burton my most important goal – but it’ll count for nothing if we’re not promoted
2019-04-20 08:11 Kenny Jackett: Substitutions crucial factor in Portsmouth last-gasp triumph at Burton
2019-04-19 22:44 CCTV footage being reviewed after pyro item causes disabled fans to be moved after Portsmouth’s late winner at Burton Albion
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2019-04-19 21:41 Sunderland quickly leapfrog Portsmouth with Doncaster victory... Charlton slip up… Barnsley remain two points above Blues
2019-04-19 20:38 Matt Clarke: Nice Portsmouth netted a last-minute winner for a change at Burton Albion
2019-04-19 20:38 Kenny Jackett’s relief after Portsmouth snatch victory over Burton at the death
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2019-04-19 19:35 Havant & Waterlooville throw away three-goal lead as Portsmouth academy graduate nets Ebbsfleet's equaliser 
2019-04-19 19:35 Burton Albion v Portsmouth – how the Blues' last-minute victory unfolded 
2019-04-19 19:35 Matt Clarke nets stoppage-time winner at Burton Albion to keep Portsmouth firmly in automatic promotion race
2019-04-19 19:35 Absolute Trojan… gave heart and soul – how Portsmouth's players rated in the victory over Burton Albion
2019-04-19 19:35 Portsmouth tattoo artist left £1,500 out of pocket after his studio is broken into
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