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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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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...

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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 open_in_new
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...

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yesterday 17:53 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
Portsmouth forward stretchered off for Bognor – but hopes he’ll feature in final at Brighton & Hove Albion

The Pompey Academy forward was stretchered off on the stroke of half-time of the Rocks’ 2-0 Bostik League premier division loss to champions Dorking Wanderers yesterday.

First-team coach Robbie Blake admits Lethbridge, 18, is unlikely to feature in Bognor’s remaining two league ...

yesterday 16:50 open_in_new
The stat which doesn’t bode well for Portsmouth ahead of Coventry clash 

With four games remaining, Kenny Jackett’s men need everything to go in their favour if they’re to clinch automatic promotion from League One this season.

The battle for a top-two spot is still wide open, with the fourth-placed Blues just two points behind Barnsley with a game in ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
Mark Robins tells Coventry to put Portsmouth ‘under real pressure’

The Sky Blues travel to Fratton Park aiming to derail the Blues’ League One automatic promotion charge.

Kenny Jackett’s troops have won their past six games in the division following Friday’s stoppage-time victory at Burton.

They remain within two points of second-placed ...

yesterday 13:41 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
Kenny Jackett: Portsmouth players have shown promotion spirit with Burton win

The Blues swooped at the death to inflict a harsh 2-1 defeat upon Burton on Good Friday.

Matt Clarke’s stoppage-time winner was not without controversy, nonetheless marked a seventh-successive victory.

And with four more triumphs required for a place in the Championship, Jackett ...

yesterday 11:35 open_in_new
Gosport Borough crush Staines 5-0… Horndean hit six

It was an even start to the game as both teams attempted to get the ball moving forward on the lovely playing surface.

Gosport managed to carve out some early sights of goal but couldn’t take them as the sense of importance drifted around the ground.

Borough needed to get that ...

yesterday 11:35 open_in_new
Gosport, Havant and Portsmouth’s best things to do on Monday and Tuesday

STAGE: Experience the iconic music of The Beatles in Let It Be, the concert which is jam-packed with more than 40 of The Beatles’ greatest hits.  Kings Theatre, Southsea, Monday, 7.30pm. 

ART: Enjoy a selection of crafts that can’t be found on the high street, watch art ...

yesterday 09:29 open_in_new
Matt Clarke’s warning to Portsmouth team-mates ahead of Coventry clash

The centre-back struck in stoppage-time to wrap up a crucial 2-1 triumph for the Blues at the Pirelli Stadium on Good Friday.

It was a sixth straight League One success for Kenny Jackett’s men, ensuring automatic promotion remained in their hands with four games to ...

yesterday 09:29 open_in_new
Fortune favouring Portsmouth… Road trip record… Glorious repeat on cards. Burton Albion beaten as promotion charge ramps up

Fortune favours Pompey

Pompey's superb charge towards League One automatic promotion continued at Burton.

Matt Clarke's last-gasp goal ensured Kenny Jackett's troops made it six league wins on the spin.

But the Blues could count themselves a little fortunate to come away from ...

yesterday 07:23 open_in_new
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 ...

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