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Fire brigade reunite a mother and baby

A MOTHER and baby in Gosport were reunited after an unfortunate incident at their front door.

Emergency services were called out to St Nicholas Avenue, after a two-year old accidentally locked her mother out of the house at 9.25pm last night.

Emergency services entered the property ...

yesterday 20:17 open_in_new
Crack open a cold one at Portchester beer festival

PUNTERS can drink to their heart’s content – and try some new flavours – at a beer festival this weekend.

The Delme Arms Cams Hill, Portchester, is holding its third annual beer festival this bank holiday weekend, and festivities kicked off with a bang last ...

yesterday 19:11 open_in_new
Stubbington choir set up to bring a voice for those who can’t sing in tune

For CENTURIES, choirs have been formed by talented singers across the world.

But what about those of us who don’t know our F sharp from our D minor?

Well Solent Tuneless Choir is now looking to provide somewhere to harness those off-key voices.

After being inspired by fellow ...

yesterday 18:05 open_in_new
Driver escapes in Southsea car fire drama

A MOTORIST had a lucky escape today when his car exploded in flames as he drove along a Southsea street.

The man leapt from the vehicle just before it was destroyed by fire in Granada Road.

Eyewitness Antonia Lovell said: The car spontaneously burst into flames.

' The driver ...

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Driver escapes in Southsea car fire drama

A MOTORIST had a lucky escape today when his car exploded in flames as he drove along a Southsea street.

The man leapt from the vehicle just before it was destroyed by fire in Granada Road.

Eyewitness Antonia Lovell said: The car spontaneously burst into flames.

' The driver ...

yesterday 13:41 open_in_new
Government lowers terror threat level

Theresa May has lowered the terror threat level as fresh arrests and raids have been carried out linked to Monday's suicide bombing.

Theresa May has lowered the terror threat level as fresh arrests and raids have been carried out linked to Monday's suicide bombing.

Troops ...

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Government lowers terror threat level

Theresa May has lowered the terror threat level as fresh arrests and raids have been carried out linked to Monday's suicide bombing.

Theresa May has lowered the terror threat level as fresh arrests and raids have been carried out linked to Monday's suicide bombing.

Troops ...

yesterday 12:35 open_in_new
WATCH: Inspirational film hails Sir Ben Ainslie's Portsmouth-based America's Cup team

Sir Ben Ainslie and his team are showcased in an inspirational video as they prepare for their America's Cup challenge.

The opening races in Bermuda were pushed back 24 hours until today after forecasts of potentially-dangerous winds over 30 knots.

The Portsmouth-based Land Rover ...

yesterday 11:29 open_in_new
WATCH: Inspirational film hails Sir Ben Ainslie's Portsmouth-based America's Cup team

Sir Ben Ainslie and his team are showcased in an inspirational video as they prepare for their America's Cup challenge.

The opening races in Bermuda were pushed back 24 hours until today after forecasts of potentially-dangerous winds over 30 knots.

The Portsmouth-based Land Rover ...

yesterday 10:23 open_in_new
Ambulance service gives tips on being safe in warm weather

COVER up, use sun cream and drink plenty of water.

That is the simple advice from the ambulance service as temperatures will continue to reach 20 degrees Centigrade this bank holiday weekend.

South East Coast Ambulance Service (Secamb), which serves West Sussex, is offering the tips ...

yesterday 09:17 open_in_new
Winners impress with hand hygiene competition for QA Hospital

NEW posters promoting hand hygiene will appear around Queen Alexandra Hospital after the winners of a competition were chosen.

Earlier this year The News and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Cosham site, called on people to design a new poster encouraging people to wash their ...

yesterday 09:17 open_in_new
Meeting highlights issues faced by Portsmouth teachers

SCHOOLS in cities such as Portsmouth are at the biggest risk of cuts in funding, a meeting in the city was told last night.

That was the message given to teachers, parents and school support staff at the Portsmouth Trades Council event.

Meeting at Buckland Community Centre, the ...

yesterday 09:17 open_in_new
24-hour relay race in Portsmouth will fundraise for cancer charity

TEAMS of runners will be pulling on their trainers as they look to take part in a 24-hour relay race.

Hundreds of people are expected to take part in the Portsmouth fundraiser Relay for Life for Cancer Research UK.

The annual event, which is held across the country but originated in ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new
Crack open a cold one at Portchester beer festival

PUNTERS can drink to their heart’s content – and try some new flavours – at a beer festival this weekend.

The Delme Arms Cams Hill, Portchester, is holding its third annual beer festival this bank holiday weekend, and festivities kicked off with a bang last ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new
Pompey fans invited to pose with League Two trophy

Pompey fans can have their picture taken with the League Two trophy.

The Blues are giving the Fratton faithful the opportunity to haul the silverware above their heads, just as Michael Doyle did on Southsea Common.

And supporters won’t have to pay a penny, although fans can make ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new
Shop worker held up in knife-point robbery

A MASKED knifeman threatened a shop worker.

Police said the man robbed more than £300 from Elly’s Wine Store, St Nicholas Avenue, in Gosport.

It happened on Monday at 9.35pm. The man then fled toward Dampier Close. No-one was hurt.

PC Mark Fawcett urged people to call 101 if ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new
Shop worker held up in knife-point robbery

A MASKED knifeman threatened a shop worker.

Police said the man robbed more than £300 from Elly’s Wine Store, St Nicholas Avenue, in Gosport.

It happened on Monday at 9.35pm. The man then fled toward Dampier Close. No-one was hurt.

PC Mark Fawcett urged people to call 101 if ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new
Ambulance service gives tips on being safe in warm weather

COVER up, use sun cream and drink plenty of water.

That is the simple advice from the ambulance service as temperatures will continue to reach 20 degrees Centigrade this bank holiday weekend.

South East Coast Ambulance Service (Secamb), which serves West Sussex, is offering the tips ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new
Fire brigade reunite a mother and baby

A MOTHER and baby in Gosport were reunited after an unfortunate incident at their front door.

Emergency services were called out to St Nicholas Avenue, after a two-year old accidentally locked her mother out of the house at 9.25pm last night.

Emergency services entered the property ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new
Winners impress with hand hygiene competition for QA Hospital

NEW posters promoting hand hygiene will appear around Queen Alexandra Hospital after the winners of a competition were chosen.

Earlier this year The News and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Cosham site, called on people to design a new poster encouraging people to wash their ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new
Meeting highlights issues faced by Portsmouth teachers

SCHOOLS in cities such as Portsmouth are at the biggest risk of cuts in funding, a meeting in the city was told last night.

That was the message given to teachers, parents and school support staff at the Portsmouth Trades Council event.

Meeting at Buckland Community Centre, the ...

yesterday 08:11 open_in_new