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Former Warblington School assistant headteacher appears in court charged with eight new child sex offences

Sean Aldridge, who no longer teaches at Warblington School in Havant where he was assistant head, was in the dock again at Portsmouth Crown Court this morning.

Dressed in a three-piece blue suit the 37-year-old, of Edmund Road, Southsea, denied seven allegations of sexual activity with a

yesterday 13:44
Gang of men attacks young couple walking with their baby in Gosport

The assault took place in Creek Road, Gosport, at about 7pm on Saturday. 

The couple – an 19-year-old man and 18-year-old woman – had been pushing a pushchair with their young child in when they were targeted by three men.

The young family were joined by another woman, a

yesterday 12:41
HMS Queen Elizabeth to sail from Portsmouth to begin next bout of sea trials before trip to America

HMS Queen Elizabeth will be leaving from Portsmouth Naval Base at about 12.30pm, the Royal Navy has confirmed.

The mighty 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier arrived in the city almost three weeks ago following a maintenance work in Scotland.

She will be conducting additional sea trials

yesterday 11:38
Portchester arsonist jailed for 6 years after torching her council flat and killing her two dogs

Susan Thwaites's Jack Russells died hiding under her bed as a roaring blaze tore through her first-floor home in Kenwood Road, Portchester on July 24, 2017. 

The 57-year-old and her partner, Jay Hawkins, were dragged to safety by homeless friend Terry Robertson, who Thwaites told about

yesterday 09:32
Robbers, sex offenders and drug traffickers among the thousands to dodge court in Hampshire as police issue 'resolution' orders instead

Since 2014, the county’s police force has resolved almost 18,900 crimes with a community resolution, a method of dealing with crimes outside of the court, an investigation has found.

The study by the BBC showed Hampshire issued 52 community resolutions for sex offences between 2014 and

yesterday 00:05
Severe delays as M27 Fareham to Whiteley closure diversions are backed up with traffic

And now police have revealed the work may continue with night time lane closures – with just one lane open during the evenings until work is finished.

The 24-hour closure of all traffic between Junction 9 for Whiteley and Junction 11 for Fareham is due to end at 9pm tonight.

The

2019-06-15 16:29
Portsmouth bus drivers accused of 'polluting the city' as they leave buses running during their breaks

Drivers operating services run by First Bus along Copnor Road have been spotted puling into a bus stop to take a break – but are leaving their engines on.

The latest sighting comes a day after Portsmouth City Council warned that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

2019-06-15 12:17
Live updates as Hayling Island residents left without water after main bursts

The incident has left residents on the island with low water pressure, while some properties have been left without a supply. Business have also reportedly been forced to close. Follow all the updates in our live blog here: 

2019-06-14 13:11
Carer who works with learning disabled people snared by vigilante paedophile hunters

Shamed Jamie Waller, 24, admitted attempting sexual communication with a child - the vigilante posing as a girl - but is at the centre of a further ‘significant’ police probe.

Portsmouth Crown Court heard Waller, of Crescent Road, Fareham, found the fake girl online while trying to

2019-06-14 10:02
Government-imposed charge on driving cars in Portsmouth is step closer, warns council leader

After the council's plea for funding to improve air quality was dismissed Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson warned the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) will probably enforce a clean air zone on Portsea Island.

Cllr Vernon-Jackson said: 'It is almost certain the

2019-06-13 19:20
'I will never forget him': Ex-lover of Jeremy Kyle guest found dead in Portsmouth flat pays emotional tribute following funeral

The funeral for Steve Dymond, 63, took place at Kingston Cemetery in Portsmouth today, where 48-year-old Jane Callaghan and her family were able to say their final goodbyes.

Mr Dymond took a lie-detector test to convince fiancee Jane Callaghan he had not been unfaithful, but the pair split

2019-06-13 15:08
Headteachers' prayers for boy who fell from Portsmouth car park roof

SImon Graham, the headteacher of St Edmund's Catholic School in Portsmouth, was speaking after the boy was found by the Crasswell Street car park in the city centre just after 8am yesterday.

Police say they believe he fell from the roof of the multistorey car park, and the ambulance

2019-06-13 07:47
Controversial plan to turn a former Portsmouth pub into a shop to be decided next week

Planning committee members will look at proposals for the disused Connaught Arms in Guildford Road, which called last orders in 2015, to convert the ground floor into a corner shop and build a single-storey rear extension.

So far the plans have received 27 objections and a petition

2019-06-12 20:14
Teenage boy suffers life-threatening injuries after falling from roof of Portsmouth multi-storey car park

The boy, who is 12-13 years old, has been airlifted to Southampton General Hospital following the incident at the Crasswell Street car park which happened at about 8.10am today. 

Paramedics along with police and an air ambulance attended the scene and the car park has been closed with a

2019-06-12 13:56
Shock as boy falls from multi-storey Portsmouth car park

Police closed an off-street NCP car park opposite a multi-storey car park, which is above Tesco in Crasswell Street, after the boy was found at 8am.

A woman at the scene said her sister, a nurse, had discovered the boy whilst walking to work.

The woman, who asked not to be named,

2019-06-12 12:53
Live updates as Portsmouth car park closed with heavy emergency service presence in city centre

The Crasswell Street car park has been shut this morning, with police and paramedics reported to be at the scene. An air ambulance has landed at the Market Way car park nearby, which is said to have landed because of the incident at Crasswell Street. Follow all the updates in our blog here: 

2019-06-12 11:50
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Slow start to Portsmouth summer recruitment - but history shows it's not unusual

Yet far from bucking the trend, it represents closer to the summer shopping norm since the Blues departed those big-spending Premier League years.

Rarely have Pompey initiated a rapid raiding of the transfer market, snapping up bargains at breakneck speed.

During the past 10 summers

today 05:29
Man taken to hospital after punch-up breaks out in Portsmouth street

The fight broke out in Walmer Road in Fratton last night at about 11pm.

When police arrived they found a 22-year-old man had been assaulted. He was taken to hospital and is still there.

A 24-year-old man from Southsea and an 18-year-old man from Portsmouth have been arrested on

today 04:26
Second section of the M27 to close for two days for bridge works

Work to replace the Romsey Road Bridge will see the closure of the M27 between junction three and five from 10pm on June 28  to 5am on July 1.

It comes after the motorway was closed for 24 hours between Junction 9 and 11 at the weekend for bridge demolition work.

As reported, the

today 04:26
Man taken to hospital after punch-up breaks out in Portsmouth street

The fight broke out in Walmer Road in Fratton last night at about 11pm.

When police arrived they found a 22-year-old man had been assaulted. He was taken to hospital and is still there.

A 24-year-old man from Southsea and an 18-year-old man from Portsmouth have been arrested on

today 00:14
Gang of men attacks young couple walking with their baby in Gosport

The assault took place in Creek Road, Gosport, at about 7pm on Saturday. 

The couple – an 19-year-old man and 18-year-old woman – had been pushing a pushchair with their young child in when they were targeted by three men.

The young family were joined by another woman, a

yesterday 21:05
Supermarkets slash fuel prices again, with up to 4p off a litre

The UK’s big four supermarkets have cut up to 4p per litre from the price of fuel in the latest round of a price war sparked by the fall in wholesale costs.

Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco all announced over the weekend that they were making further cuts to their

yesterday 20:02
I thought the glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix would reignite my love for Formula 1 – I was wrong

It’s come to something when one of Formula 1’s leading lights says he’s falling out of love with the sport because drivers “all sound like lawyers” and aren’t allowed to say what they think.

But I know what Sebastian Vettel meant in the wake of his controversial penalty at the

yesterday 20:02
Electrified taxi firm launches new delivery van with 80-mile EV range

The company behind the electrified London taxi has revealed a new eco-friendly van that is say will transform inner city deliveries.

Based on the same platform and hybrid drivetrain as the LEVC TX cab, the new LCV van is designed for businesses operating in low-emissions zones which also

yesterday 20:02
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today 04:26 Man taken to hospital after punch-up breaks out in Portsmouth street
today 04:26 Second section of the M27 to close for two days for bridge works
today 00:14 Man taken to hospital after punch-up breaks out in Portsmouth street
yesterday 21:05 Gang of men attacks young couple walking with their baby in Gosport
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yesterday 13:44 Former Warblington School assistant headteacher appears in court charged with eight new child sex offences
yesterday 12:41 Second section of the M27 to close for two days for bridge works
yesterday 12:41 Gang of men attacks young couple walking with their baby in Gosport
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2019-06-16 19:47 Former Portsmouth skipper Brian Howard striving to give football agents a good name
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2019-06-16 15:35 Rangers to launch last-gasp bid to snatch Oldham's George Edmundson from Portsmouth grasp
2019-06-16 08:14 Portsmouth's finest youth team, but we were a troublesome group - Lee Smith
2019-06-16 08:14 Plymouth insider: Portsmouth and Sunderland target Freddie Ladapo would add pace and power to potential suitors
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2019-06-15 19:38 Fury as 'up to 50' drivers ticketed after leaving cars at Eastney to catch Hayling Ferry amid gridlock
2019-06-15 18:35 Verdict: Matt Clarke's Portsmouth to Brighton transfer saga set to continue
2019-06-15 16:29 Severe delays as M27 Fareham to Whiteley closure diversions are backed up with traffic
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