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Ireland trip ‘perfect’ for Pompey’s preparations

Shortly after Kenny Jackett’s arrival as boss last summer, he decided his new side would not be leaving their Roko training base for pre-season. 

This was mainly down to Paul Cook’s departure to Wigan, which caused a rethink. 

Fast forward a year, following the Blues’ ...

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Home secretary’s pledge to review medicinal cannabis use is welcomed in Portsmouth

POLITICIANS and campaigners in Portsmouth have welcomed the government’s vow to review the use of medical cannabis oil in Britain.

Home secretary Sajid Javid broke the news in Parliament after a series of appeals from parents who want their children to be able to access medications ...

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Gosport Hospital deaths: Inquiry findings are made public - live updates

An inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital has released its findings to the public today.

The Gosport Independent Panel has released its report into the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 at Portsmouth Cathedral.

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Gosport hospital deaths: Police had evidence health and safety or manslaughter offences ‘might have been committed’

Evidence uncovered through three police investigations into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital indicated that corporate manslaughter or health and safety offences ‘might have been committed’.

The Gosport Independent Panel, whose findings were published today at Portsmouth ...

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Call for probe into Gosport council leader’s backlog of thousands of pounds in business rates

CALLS have been made for an independent inquiry after a council leader admitted to having finally paid outstanding business rates understood to have run into thousands of pounds.

Councillor Mark Hook, the leader of Gosport Borough Council, said the outstanding amount has now been paid off ...

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Pompey chief lauds store vision of previous owners

In April 2017, Iain McInnes and his board, during fan ownership, approved the capture of the former Beneficial Foundation offices in Anson Road on a 30-year lease.

Tomorrow the premises reopen as the Blues’ club shop, run by Just Sport - the retail partner of new kit manufacturer ...

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Defender signs new Pompey deal

The Blues activated an option in the left-back’s contract at the season’s culmination in May to secure him for another 12 months.

Yet boss Kenny Jackett has now moved to hand the Waterlooville youngster a fresh two-year deal outright, tying him to Fratton Park until the summer of ...

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Gosport hospital deaths: Inquiry findings to be made public this morning

An inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital will be releasing its findings to the public.

The Gosport Independent Panel will release its report into the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 today. The families will be informed first and ...

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Gosport hospital deaths: Up to 650 patients died after being prescribed opioids ‘without medical justification’

At least 456 patients died after being given opioids ‘without medical justification’ at a Gosport hospital where ‘there was a disregard for human life,’ a major report has found.

Another 200 ‘probably’ had their lives shortened at Gosport War Memorial hospital ...

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Rainbow Corner in Southsea named The News’ Nursery of the Year for 2018

IT WAS launched by a husband and wife team in the spare bedroom of their family home.

But 35 years on, the Rainbow Corner Nursery in Southsea is outstanding in the eyes of Ofsted and has claimed every inch of the Victorian property in which it began.

And today, The News is proud to ...

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Purbrook’s pint-sized palaeontologists’ joy as ‘dinosaur’ visits their school

by TOM COTTERILL

The News

tom.cotterill@thenews.co.uk

But that was exactly the chance these pint-sized palaeontologists had – more or less – when a robot dinosaur visited their school.

Excited pupils at Purbrook Infant School had spent the day as explorers, delving ...

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Gosport Hospital deaths: Inquiry findings to be made public - live updates

An inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital will be releasing its findings to the public today.

The Gosport Independent Panel will release its report into the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 at Portsmouth Cathedral today.

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Homeless people on drugs were ‘like zombies’ say Portsmouth police

POLICE say it was lucky they were available to help homeless people in Portsmouth who were on drugs.

Officers faced a second day of dealing with individuals who they described on Twitter as being ‘completely spiced out on synthetic drugs’.

The drug, Spice, is a synthetic cannabis ...

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Gosport hospital deaths: Families call for prosecutions after report is published today

CAMPAIGNERS have called for prosecutions to follow the publication of a major report into a series of suspicious deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

At Portsmouth Cathedral today, the Gosport Independent Panel is to present the findings of its investigation, first launched in 2014, ...

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Pompey chief: Momentum building for safe-standing change

MARK CATLIN believes there is now momentum among football clubs to adopt safe standing.

The subject is to be discussed by MPs at Westminster Hall on June 25, representing encouraging progress.

Current legislation restricts the freedom of Football League clubs to implement safe ...

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Gosport War Memorial Hopsital deaths inquiry findings to be made public - live updates

An inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital will be releasing their findings to the public.

The Gosport Independent Panel will release its report into the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 today.

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Gosport War Memorial Hospital deaths inquiry findings to be made public this morning

An inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital will be releasing their findings to the public.

The Gosport Independant Panel will release its report into the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 today. The families will be informed first ...

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Catlin: Pompey have learnt from January window woes

MARK CATLIN reflected on Pompey’s sprint start to their summer recruitment and admitted: We learned January lessons.

The Blues have already brought five players to Fratton Park ahead of next week’s pre-season return.

Catlin insists that flurry of activity reflects a policy ...

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Harvey: Standing could be back at Pompey within 12 months

STANDING could be reintroduced to Fratton Park within 12 months.

That is the verdict of Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey as MPs prepare to debate licensed standing at football matches.

On Monday, June 25, politicians will discuss the issue at Westminster Hall, ...

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Molyneaux takes up a player-coach role at Hawks

Lee Bradbury has recruited Lee Molyneaux as a first-team coach ahead of the Hawks’ maiden National League season.

The 35-year-old has accepted a player-coach role at Westleigh Park rather than continuing his career on the pitch elsewhere.

Molyneaux revealed he had plenty of ...

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A short-term pain, but for long-term motoring gain

NO PAIN no gain says Highways England as its plans for the M27 smart motorway scheme are unveiled to the public.

There will be ‘short term pain for long term gain’ say officials as the 15-mile stretch between Junction 4 and Junction 11 is due to be converted to an ‘all four lanes ...

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