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Why the arrival of Rangers' Ross McCrorie might mean we'll see more of Tom Naylor playing centre-back for Portsmouth

It wasn’t Jamal Lowe being included in Pompey’s line-up to face Stevenage after missing the clash against the Hawks the previous weekend.

The winger stepping off the Blues bus meant he was certain to feature against the League Two side amid strong interest from ...

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Woman found dead after 'medical episode' in Portsmouth park

Police have confirmed that a woman was found dead near Kingston Park in Fratton this morning.

The area is currently cordoned off and an investigation is underway.

A spokeswoman from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘Officers were called at 10.16am this morning to reports of a woman ...

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Plan to rip up Eastern Road for Aquind electricity cables revised to stop 'traffic chaos'

The route of the Aquind interconnector, which will bring electricity from France, could now go partly alongside Eastern Road in Portsmouth rather than through the length of it.

Residents voiced their concerns when a consultation last year proposed running the electricity lines through the ...

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Portsmouth new-boy Marcuss Harness on Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy's radar after impressing for Burton Albion

Boss Mick McCarthy is set to run the rule over the winger after he declared he wants to represent Eire.

Harness completed his move to Fratton Park from Burton for an undisclosed fee last week.

He bolsters Kenny Jackett’s attacking options ahead of the Blues’ forthcoming League ...

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Japanese punk stars Shonen Knife bring a hit of their Sweet Candy Power to Portsmouth

For a cult all-female punk act from a famously conservative country, it is pretty much a miracle.

Shonen Knife received an international boost in the early 1990s when Nirvana took them on tour and other alternative-rock luminaries such as Sonic Youth would regularly sing their ...

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Portsmouth weather: Yellow thunderstorm warnings as temperatures to reach nearly 30C

Scattered thunderstorms this evening and early Wednesday could lead to some power cuts and travel delays in Portsmouth and Hampshire.

The Met Office has said there is a small chance of damage to property from lightning strikes, hail or strong winds

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Meet Portsmouth’s female music promoters with a difference

After crossing paths at a Southsea gig earlier this year, Lizzi and Debs – nicknamed the ‘girls that gig’ – decided to turn their passion into a full-time hobby. 

They are the co-directors and owners of Idols Promotions – Portsmouth’s newest music promotion company that ...

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Oklahoma! at Chichester Festival Theatre REVIEW: 'The choreography is where this show shines'

Musically the orchestrations here are wonderful; not as big as the original, but lacking nothing, and the vocal power of the ensemble is beyond doubt.

That said, the press-night performance started badly when the lyrics to Oh, What A Beautiful Morning took a turn up a blind alley and the ...

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Club Tropicana at Mayflower Theatre REVIEW: ' I wasn’t surprised to see the cast receive a deserved standing ovation'

Surely, not even my soft spot for X Factor charmer, Joe McElderry, could save this one?

I’m not too proud to admit, I was wrong.

Think Love Island meets the Isle of Fernandos. The story won’t blow your mind but the cheeky, charming way it’s delivered makes this 80s bonanza a ...

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Paedophile 'Big G' naturist from Hayling Island convicted at Portsmouth Crown Court of raping two women and abusing two young girls

But vile Gerald Hedges, 61, was not in Portsmouth Crown Court to hear the damning verdicts following a trial that laid bare his barbaric exploitation of women and children after he was taken ill to hospital over the weekend.

The obese paedophilic predator will now have to face up to his ...

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Lee Brown: Nathan Thompson was fantastic for Portsmouth - but we've got quality players to replace him

The Blues left-back reckons summer signing James Bolton and Anton Walkes are both suitable replacements for the former defender. 

Thompson’s two-year contract came to a close on July 1, after he opted not to pen to paper on fresh terms. 

Arriving from Swindon in June 2017, the ...

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Portsmouth to have army of support for League One curtain-raiser at Shrewsbury

The Fratton faithful have snapped up the full ticket allocation for the Blues’ opening fixture at Shrewsbury on Saturday, August 3.

That means 1,600 supporters will travel to New Meadow.

Despite Pompey kicking off their campaign with a 400-mile round trip, it’s not stopped fans ...

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My husband cheated and got another woman pregnant – Agony Aunt

Question: Three months ago, I found out that my husband had been having an affair. It was nearly the end of our marriage.

It took a while, but he’d finally convinced me that he loved me and that he would never see her again.

Despite my doubts I forgave him. I really did ...

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More than £1m to be spent on refurbishing a former Portsmouth school for 14 students

The ground floor of the former Harbour School in Fratton has been earmarked as a new educational site for children with 'significant physical or mental disabilities' to meet growing demand - and is due to open this September.

If approved, the school, which will be renamed The Lantern, ...

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Tinder profile for Portsmouth author's new book is more popular than him

The 33-year-old, from Clive Road, Fratton, penned A Chip Shop In Poznan, writing about his experiences living in Poland for a year.

But without a big publisher behind him, he decided to advertise his new book on Tinder under the name ‘Will Read’ – and was amazed when he found ...

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More amazing LEGO dinosaurs have arrived at Marwell Zoo

The five new dinosaur species include a towering four-metre tall Plesiosaur, a 1,500kg Stegosaurus, a colourful Mochlodon, five bird-like Archaeopteryx and a cute baby Tyrannosaurus rex.

The dinosaur attractions were first displayed at the park, near Winchester, in April and more of ...

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Portsmouth FC fan says club 'saved my life' after prostate cancer test

Grandfather-of-fourteen Mick Turnbull was one of more than 200 men who were tested at the ground.

Just 10 days after having the check done Mick received an urgent note to see his GP, leading to a hospital referral and diagnosis confirmation.

The 61-year-old said: ‘The club has ...

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21 most expensive homes on sale in Portsmouth right now

So whether you have a cool million in the bank and are looking to relocate or you just fancy a nosy at how the other half live, here are the 21 most expensive homes in the city according to Zoopla. 

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About-turn from Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett as he calls off hunt for new number 10

The Pompey boss is set to go with his existing options to fill the key attacking position next season.

And Jackett has hinted that decision may free him up to recruit in another area of the pitch before the close of the summer window.

Marcus Harness arrived last week from Burton ...

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Portsmouth target Ryan Williams' much-anticipated injury return following move from Rotherham

The Australian international injured a quad during the first week of training with his new club.

As a consequence, he was omitted from the Blues’ pre-season trip to Dublin and is yet to feature in their friendly schedule.

Encouragingly, Williams returned to training yesterday, ...

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Lucy McHugh: Inside the chaotic final months as arguments turned schoolgirl's home into 'war zone'

The 13-year-old was described by her mother, Stacey White, as her ‘smiling lip gloss angel’ who was loved for her ‘generosity and kindness’.

But the trial at Winchester Crown Court heard the family home in Mansel Road East, Southampton, was plagued by arguments, primarily between ...

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