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Arson probe launched after late-night fire at Portsmouth home

Crews from Cosham and Portchester were called to a blaze at an end-of-terrace property in Tunstall Road, Paulsgrove, at 11pm yesterday.

A spokesman for Cosham Fire Station said the property’s front door was damaged in the fire, which was put out by a resident.

Its cause is being

today 09:23
Woman attacked by man who tried to rob her in Portsmouth

Christopher Bryan, 45, of no fixed abode, has been charged with assault with intent to commit robbery following the ambush on the unsuspecting female.

Portsmouth police have revealed the incident happened in St Marys Road, Portsmouth, on November 9.

Pompey Police posted on

yesterday 18:41
Fareham grandad becomes an instant millionaire after scratchcard win

Grandfather of one Kevin Francis, 61, scooped the mammoth prize from a £5 Merry Millions scratchcard on Tuesday.

He bought the game from the Fairfield Avenue Post Office in Bishopsfield Road, Fareham, after strolling in with a pocketful of change.

The father of two had only intended

yesterday 12:23
Taxi drivers and council to tackle 'terrible' spate of vandalism in Portsmouth

The city council's licensing team will take the views of those affected, including taxi firms, self-employed cabbies and Uber drivers, once the general election is over.

Previously concerns were raised that taxis were being 'targeted' due to the mandatory signs on their

yesterday 10:17
90 minute delays on M27 towards Portsmouth following crash

A crash happened on the eastbound carriageway at Junction 7, for Hedge End, and is affecting traffic heading towards Portsmouth. 

Hampshire County Council’s ROMANSE twitter account is warning that there are 90 minute delays stretching back to Junction 4, for the M3. 

Two lanes

yesterday 09:14
Gosport men sentenced over mass brawl at Goodwood races

The group were part of 11 who were involved in the fight that took place at the racecourse in West Sussex on May 5, 2018.

Guildford Crown Court heard that the incident was caught on CCTV.

On Tuesday (Nov 12) Leslie Sharp, 50, of Gosport, admitted assault by beating, and was fined

yesterday 07:08
Neighbours' shock as Southsea pensioner, 84, is found dead - and three boys are arrested in manslaughter probe

The body of Anthony Ronald Berry was discovered at his home in Manners Road, Southsea, on Friday.

Two boys, aged 15, and one 16-year-old – all from Portsmouth – were arrested in connection with Mr Berry’s death, police revealed yesterday.

All three teens have been released

2019-11-13 20:32
Portsmouth teenagers arrested for manslaughter after death of Southsea pensioner

The body of Anthony Ronald Berry was found at a home in Manners Road, Southsea on Friday.

Police have arrested three people on suspicion of manslaughter.

They are two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old, all from Portsmouth.

All three have been released from custody but remain under

2019-11-13 15:17
Gulf drug smugglers faked engine breakdown to try and hide £800k heroin haul from Royal Navy

Gang members were busted with the massive haul of drugs in the Arabian Sea last month after being boarded by a team of sailors and Royal Marines from Gulf-based frigate, HMS Montrose.

As reported at the time, the navy managed to seize 95 kilograms of heroin and 75 kilograms of crystal

2019-11-13 08:59
Meet the Royal Navy sailors from Portsmouth helping to defend the Gulf from Iranian attack

But under the scorching sun of the Gulf, hundreds of sailors from the city are putting themselves in harms way to protect vital shipping lanes in the Middle East.

And The News has been given rare access to the men and women of the Royal Navy as they fight to defend sea lanes threatened by

2019-11-12 20:23
Waterlooville youngster is one of 100 people across the world to have this rare disorder

Jensen Pearce has Desanto Shinawi Syndrome – a genetic disorder caused by the mutation of a gene – which was only discovered in the last few years.

His mum Kerry is trying to raise awareness of the disorder and raise money for more research.

The-mother-of-four said: ‘A few

2019-11-12 10:56
Pensioner defrauded £250,000 from charity - and spent it on a Portsmouth pub

Patrick McLarry, 71, appeared at Salisbury Crown Court today after he took funds from the Yateley Industries for the Disabled’s pension scheme, using it for his own personal gain.

McLarry, who was born and brought up in Portsmouth but now lives in Bere Alston, Devon, bought homes in

2019-11-11 18:08
'Reluctant sale' of Knowle restaurant after repossession notice appears on door

A repossession notice appeared on the doors of Clifford Brown’s Brasserie in Knowle leaving punters upset about the future of the much-loved restaurant.

The business, which was opened in 2016 by Olly Clifford-Brown, is now up for a ‘reluctant sale’ according to

2019-11-11 14:59
90-year-old Portsmouth veteran says Remembrance 'means everything to me'

He spent 25 years in the Royal Marines, was paralysed during active service and met his wife Nancy through injury.

Every year, without fail, the 90-year-old makes his way to Guildhall Square for Portsmouth’s Remembrance Sunday service.

With a front row seat, he watched as the armed

2019-11-11 09:44
Missing Fareham man may have gone to Isle of Wight, say police

Simon Cardy, 23 from Fareham, has not been seen since Saturday.

He left home in the morning and has not returned home since, which his family says is unusual for him.

A spokesman from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘When last seen, Simon was wearing dark coloured shorts, a maroon

2019-11-10 20:05
Meet the Hampshire veterans taking part in the 2020 Invictus Games

Service personnel who are either wounded, ill or sick (WIS) will be heading to The Hague in 2020 for the Invictus Games.

Last year, the region was represented by John Shepard from Gosport and Emma McCormick from Portsmouth, but 2020 will see all-new faces take centre stage.

READ

2019-11-09 18:53
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Euroclad video footage shows the 'completed' job of Portsmouth's South Stand upgrade

Euroclad Group – a leading international supplier of architectural metal building solutions to the construction industry – have upload video of the ‘completed’ job on YouTube, following the refurbishment of the stand’s roof.

Cladding was also enhanced to the back of

today 12:32
Why Portsmouth face another potential Fratton Park postponement against Doncaster with this weekend's game with Fleetwood off

The Blues’ League One clash against Fleetwood has been postponed because of the international break, which was much to the disappointment of Kenny Jackett and the Fratton faithful. 

The Cod Army have Harry Souttar (Australia), Dan Mooney (Wales under-21s) and Billy Crellin (England

today 12:32
Gardening | Your jobs for the weekend with Brian Kidd

• Sow early broad bean seeds now. Aquadulce Claudia is one of the best and hardy. Avoid slug damage by sowing a single seed in each cell of an insert tray. The 24 cells which fit a standard seed tray are best giving you the chance to plant them at a time suitable to

today 10:26
The Killers announce show at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton in 2020 - here's how to get tickets

The ‘Mr Brightside’ band will be embarking on a eight date tour across the country in 2020 in support of their upcoming album. 

Fans will be able to catch The Killers on their ‘Imploding The Mirage’ tour at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton next June. 

Here’s what fans

today 10:26
General Election 2019: Havant Labour candidate dropped at last minute over satirical blog concerns

Parliamentary hopeful Neil Kendall was deselected yesterday by Labour's national executive committee (NEC) citing his online writing as having the 'potential to damage the campaign.'

Mr Kendall, who writes under the name Wrenfoe for satirical site News Biscuit and his own

today 09:23
Gosport school rises from the brink of special measures

Peel Common Junior School in Gosport has never previously attained a good judgement and in its last three inspections had been categorised as requiring improvement (RI).

Head teacher, Andy Clarke, who was appointed in May 2017, said: ‘The pressure was really on. Normally a school would

today 09:23
Havant poppy appeal organiser announces decision to step down after 40 years

Olive Rush has been involved with the Royal British Legion for 50 years, and even as a young girl was knocking on people’s doors to help with the appeal.

She took over organising in Havant and Emsworth in 1979 after her mother died, and has decided to step down after four decades of

today 09:23
Arrival of Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales to Portsmouth will be a 'profound moment' for UK, admiral says

The comments came ahead of the imminent arrival of HMS Prince of Wales, which last night was anchored off the western coast of the Isle of Wight. 

The Royal Navy has yet to confirm exactly when the 65,000-tonne behemoth will make her maiden voyage into Portsmouth.

However, a notice

today 09:23
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today 10:26 The Killers announce show at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton in 2020 - here's how to get tickets
today 09:23 General Election 2019: Havant Labour candidate dropped at last minute over satirical blog concerns
today 09:23 Gosport school rises from the brink of special measures
today 09:23 Havant poppy appeal organiser announces decision to step down after 40 years
today 09:23 Arrival of Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales to Portsmouth will be a 'profound moment' for UK, admiral says
today 09:23 Arson probe launched after late-night fire at Portsmouth home
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yesterday 11:20 Portsmouth stalwart and World Ward Two veteran John Jenkins ready to celebrate 100th birthday
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yesterday 10:17 Taxi drivers and council to tackle 'terrible' spate of vandalism in Portsmouth
yesterday 09:14 General Election 2019: Portsmouth hopefuls outline plans to boost armed forces if elected
yesterday 09:14 90 minute delays on M27 towards Portsmouth following crash
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