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Obesity 'superzone' could see new takeaways banned near Portsmouth schools

Portsmouth council will consider trialling a variety of health-boosting measures within a 400m radius of schools - starting with a pilot at Arundel Court Primary Academy in Landport.

Using suggestions from pupils at the primary school the restrictions within the superzone could see a ban

today 07:44
Portsmouth bar takes down Argentinian flag for Rugby World Cup after Falklands War veteran complains

The Dockyard, in Guildhall Walk, displayed the national flag of Argentina as part of its promotion of the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, which started yesterday.

But a veteran of the war between the South American country and the UK said the flying of the flag was

2019-09-21 12:35
MoD police officer from Emsworth convicted of handling stolen weapons dodges jail

Shamed Roger Smith, 61, of Emsworth, was convicted in relation to an SA80 rifle, his trial heard.

He appeared at Winchester Crown Court today for sentencing and was given a 12-month community order, including 200 hours of unpaid work, the CPS said.

Former army Captain Peter

2019-09-20 22:56
Southampton issue apology after fan forbidden entry to St Mary's England game for wearing Portsmouth shirt

As previously revealed by The News, the 56-year-old last week travelled to St Mary’s to watch Gareth Southgate’s side face Kosovo in a Euro 2020 qualifier.

However, he was prevented admittance by stewards after they spotted he was sporting the colours of his beloved

2019-09-20 19:47
Portsmouth's Highbury College principal Stella Mbubaegbu insists: 'I'm not a flagrant spendthrift - none of this £150,000 bill was for personal gain'

Stella Mbubaegbu spent hundreds of pounds on luxury headphones, first class flights abroad and more than £350 on a leaving dinner for four people at a Michelin-starred restaurant. The News published details of her credit card spend between 2014-2018 today after FEWeek obtained the data in a

2019-09-20 16:38
Gosport pub burglar leaves behind pool of blood after raid this morning

 The Gipsy Queen looks ‘worse than a murder scene’ after a robber smashed a downstairs window to take a charity tin this morning.

The burglary was discovered at 6am when a next door neighbour walked past the smashed window and pools of blood along the pavement. She said: ‘The

2019-09-20 15:35
Fire breaks out at Titchfield farm in early hours of morning

The blaze broke out on Triangle Lane, Titchfield, at around 12.30am today and 300 tonnes of straw caught alight. 

Resident Emma Cumbes saw the fire break out in the early hours of this morning and called Hampshire Fire and Rescue. 

She said: ‘We noticed the fire at 00.30 and

2019-09-20 14:32
Highbury College principal charged £150,000 to corporate credit card

Highbury College’s Stella Mbubaegbu is under the spotlight with corporate credit card receipts revealing spending equivalent to £82 a day between 2014-2018. Costs cover travel, accommodation, stationery, gifts and books.

In that period the principal took 30 flights, with prices ranging

2019-09-20 13:29
College principal in Portsmouth charged £150,000 to corporate credit card

Highbury College’s Stella Mbubaegbu is under the spotlight with corporate credit card receipts revealing spending equivalent to £82 a day between 2014-2018. Costs cover travel, accommodation, stationery, gifts and books.

In that period the principal took 30 flights, with prices ranging

2019-09-20 00:53
Mystery remains over fire which claimed the life of pensioner in Fratton

The tragedy happened shortly after midnight on Wednesday, at Hale Court, in Fratton Road, Fratton.

More than 20 firefighters were scrambled to the blazing ground floor property inside the sheltered accommodation block.

The inferno claimed the life of an unidentified man in the flat,

2019-09-19 18:35
Plans unveiled to create 'car-free community' on 'super peninsula' site in Portsmouth

Portsmouth City Council revealed its latest proposals for the disused Tipner West site to prospective developers and investors, which were branded 'exciting' and 'innovative.'

If awarded planning permission work could begin in 2023 to remove some of the site's earth, creating an

2019-09-19 12:17
Royal Navy could be forced to spend 'tens of millions' to turn patrol ships into frigates amid fears over Type 31 plans

The engineering firm was last week named preferred bidder to build the five Type 31 warships, which will replace the five general purpose Type 23 frigates.

Each costing £250m – around a quarter of the cost per ship of the larger and more advanced Type 26 frigates – they will be

2019-09-19 11:14
Plans unveiled to create a 'car-free community' on 'super peninsula' site in Portsmouth

Portsmouth City Council revealed its latest proposals for the disused Tipner West site to prospective developers and investors, which were branded 'exciting' and 'innovative.'

If awarded planning permission work could begin in 2023 to remove some of the site's earth, creating an

2019-09-19 08:05
Police plea as officers name woman found dead on Southsea rooftop

Lorraine Bream, 40, was found on a rooftop at the back of Palmerston Mansions, overlooking Tonbridge Street – the road that  runs parallel to shopping precinct Palmerston Road.

Her death sparked a murder probe with a 53-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder after she was found

2019-09-18 19:29
Two-month-old baby died sleeping under his Portsmouth mother's arm on a sofa

Two-month-old Ezra Boulton died in hospital after his father tried to wake him for a feed at around 1am and found him ‘lifeless’.

An inquest heard the baby’s mother was sleeping with the child having been ‘consuming alcohol throughout the day’.

The boy’s family ‘did not

2019-09-18 16:20
Southsea murder investigation: Man bailed as police continue to look into death of woman

Police launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead on a roof overlooking Tonbridge Street behind Clark’s shoe shop in Palmerston Road on Monday morning. 

A Southsea man was arrested on suspicion of murder but has now been released on police bail. 

A spokeswoman

2019-09-18 14:08
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Thomas Cook collapses leaving 150,000 holidaymakers stranded and 21,000 jobs at risk

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) confirmed the company had ‘ceased trading with immediate effect’ earlier this morning. 

It is now working with government on the largest ever peacetime repatriation – with more than 150,000 British holiday makers stranded. 

As many as

today 07:44
'League One scout believes we're weaker than last season... disappointed with fans' chants' - how Twitter reacted to Portsmouth's defeat at Wycombe

With the Blues winning just once in seven games in the third tier, picking up just six points from 21, they’re just two points above the relegation zone. 

Unsurprisingly the dismal Adams Park display has caused the debate to rage among the Fratton faithful.

Here’s how Twitter

today 06:41
Gareth Evans really does dislike Southampton - and he's relishing Portsmouth's south-coast derby

The Pompey favourite is relishing tomorrow night’s battle with Southampton in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

By his own admission, Evans has a severe dislike for those who hail from the other end of the M27.

During the League Two title celebrations on Southsea Common in

today 06:41
Ellis Harrison ruled out of Portsmouth clash with Southampton

The striker was given his marching orders in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Wycombe following a second yellow card.

Harrison picked up his first booking in the 18th minute for a foul – then saw red on 55 minutes after being involved in a skirmish between opposing players.

The former

today 05:38
Under-fire Sunderland boss Jack Ross in same boat as Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett - gives verdict on Bolton ahead of Fratton Park visit

Just like Pompey counterpart Kenny Jackett, the Black Cats manager came under fire from supporters as his side needed a stoppage-time Aiden McGeady penalty to rescue a point at Wanderers.

Chants of ‘Sacked in the morning’ were heard from the 4,000-strong travelling contingent towards

yesterday 17:02
Matt Casey targets Portsmouth first-team spot after making Hawks loan move

The giant centre-back, who is a product of the Blues’ academy system, moved to the National League South club on loan during the week and made his debut as Paul Doswell’s side knocked Taunton Town out of the FA Cup on Saturday.

He’s been sent out to get minutes under his belt and to

yesterday 17:02
The worrying stat that shows Kenny Jackett is still some way from finding his best Portsmouth starting XI

Leading up to the trip to Wycombe, however, that wasn't the case. 

Instead, a large proportion of supporters’ predictions were jokes, although there was an ulterior motive behind them

One fan on Twitter had club mascot, Nelson, playing left-wing, with John Westwood up

yesterday 15:59
Under-fire Kenny Jackett responds to Portsmouth fans after Wycombe backlash

Pompey supporters turned on their manager for the first time during a match as the Blues slumped to a dismal 1-0 defeat at Wycombe.

Following Adebayo Akinfenwa’s decisive penalty on 83 minutes, members of the 2,125 away following chanted ‘We want Jackett out’.

There was a

yesterday 13:53
Latest news from Portsmouth
today 07:44 Thomas Cook collapses leaving 150,000 holidaymakers stranded and 21,000 jobs at risk
today 07:44 Obesity 'superzone' could see new takeaways banned near Portsmouth schools
today 06:41 'League One scout believes we're weaker than last season... disappointed with fans' chants' - how Twitter reacted to Portsmouth's defeat at Wycombe
today 06:41 Gareth Evans really does dislike Southampton - and he's relishing Portsmouth's south-coast derby
today 05:38 Ellis Harrison ruled out of Portsmouth clash with Southampton
yesterday 17:02 Under-fire Sunderland boss Jack Ross in same boat as Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett - gives verdict on Bolton ahead of Fratton Park visit
yesterday 17:02 Matt Casey targets Portsmouth first-team spot after making Hawks loan move
yesterday 15:59 The worrying stat that shows Kenny Jackett is still some way from finding his best Portsmouth starting XI
yesterday 13:53 Under-fire Kenny Jackett responds to Portsmouth fans after Wycombe backlash
yesterday 11:47 Revealed: Latest odds on Portsmouth lifting the League One title, winning promotion or suffering relegation
yesterday 09:41 Wycombe 1 Portsmouth 0: Neil Allen's verdict - Kenny Jackett desperate for redemption after fresh fan condemnation
yesterday 08:38 'Gone off the boil... end product lacking' - Neil Allen's Portsmouth player ratings after 1-0 defeat at Wycombe
yesterday 08:38 Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett told some home truths by frustrated Portsmouth fan after Wycombe defeat - but takes criticism on the chin
yesterday 06:32 Travesty of a football match ... Unintelligent football ... Kenny please leave now: What the fans said about Wycombe 1 Portsmouth 0
yesterday 06:32 Why Joe Gallen believes ex-Tottenham man Anton Walkes has 'looked the part' in midfield for Portsmouth
yesterday 06:32 Wycombe 1 Portsmouth 0: What they said after the final whistle at Adams Park
yesterday 05:29 Oriol Romeu wants 'important win' for Southampton against south-coast rivals Portsmouth
2019-09-21 20:59 Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth: I back Kenny Jackett to soon get Portsmouth firing
2019-09-21 20:59 What angry Portsmouth fans were chanting as they witnessed Blues' defeat at Wycombe
2019-09-21 20:59 Kenny Jackett admits poor Portsmouth struggled for creativity in dismal Wycombe loss
2019-09-21 19:56 Wycombe 1-0 Portsmouth: pictures from Blues' defeat at Adams Park
2019-09-21 19:56 Wycombe v Portsmouth: REACTION as Blues suffer defeat at Adams Park and pressure ramps up on Kenny Jackett
2019-09-21 19:56 Portsmouth's terrible League One start continues with defeat at Wycombe Wanderers
2019-09-21 18:53 Wycombe v Portsmouth: LIVE updates from the League One clash as both sides down to 10 men in second half at Adams Park
2019-09-21 17:50 Wycombe v Portsmouth: LIVE updates from the League One clash as Blues seek opener at Adams Park
2019-09-21 17:50 Off-duty police officer guilty over misconduct over lack of 'tolerance' at Portsmouth gay bar Hampshire Boulevard
2019-09-21 16:47 Oli Hawkins in at centre-half as Portsmouth boss rings changes at Wycombe
2019-09-21 16:47 Wycombe v Portsmouth: LIVE updates from the League One clash at Adams Park
2019-09-21 15:44 Wycombe v Portsmouth: LIVE build-up and updates from the League One clash at Adams Park
2019-09-21 14:41 Portsmouth artist My Dog Sighs helps inspire artists of the future
2019-09-21 14:41 'Greedy' robbers splashed cash at Gunwharf Quays after armed raids using knife and baton
2019-09-21 13:38 Gaffer: I'm not impressed - put Portsmouth players in their right positions
2019-09-21 12:35 14 best pictures from climate change protest in Portsmouth
2019-09-21 12:35 Portsmouth bar takes down Argentinian flag for Rugby World Cup after Falklands War veteran complains
2019-09-21 10:29 Horror at seeing woman's body on Southsea rooftop as man is arrested over 'murder'
2019-09-21 10:29 Gosport pub burglar leaves behind pool of blood after raid this morning
2019-09-21 10:29 Were you a Mayfield School student? Here are 48 retro photos from the 90s and 00s
2019-09-21 10:29 Wycombe v Portsmouth: Team news, likely line-ups and betting odds
2019-09-21 08:23 Tom Naylor on Portsmouth's squad strength compared to promotion rivals Sunderland, Coventry, Ipswich and Peterborough
2019-09-21 08:23 Kenny Jackett backs former Doncaster striker John Marquis to kick-start Portsmouth's season
2019-09-20 22:56 Early team news: summer arrival James Bolton in contention to start for Portsmouth against Wycombe
2019-09-20 22:56 MoD police officer from Emsworth convicted of handling stolen weapons dodges jail
2019-09-20 21:53 Where are they now? Portsmouth team who played against Southampton in last south coast derby in 2012
2019-09-20 21:53 Michael Appleton: I have unfinished business at Portsmouth - but it can wait
2019-09-20 19:47 Were you a Mayfield School student? Here are 48 retro photos from the 90s and 00s
2019-09-20 19:47 Kenny Jackett outlines why it's not clicking for Portsmouth - but boss is confident Blues will come good
2019-09-20 19:47 Michael Appleton: Portsmouth v Southampton is football's most intense rivalry - and gave me with one of my favourite moments
2019-09-20 19:47 Cordon to remain in place 'until tomorrow' after 'WW2 device' discovered in Hampshire
2019-09-20 19:47 Google announces new training hub to boost digital skills in Portsmouth
2019-09-20 19:47 Portsmouth schoolchildren come out in strength for climate change strike
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