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Royal Navy: MoD reveals HMS Mersey upgrades as Portsmouth-based warship gearing up for frontline duties - when

Crucial upgrades have been made to a Royal Navy warship following a major revamp.

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Man punched in face multiple times and threatened by ginger male with knife in Gosport - arrest made

A man has been left covered in cuts and bruises following a heinous assault in Gosport.

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Royal Navy: MoD orders deadly LMM missiles so Wildcat helicopters can destroy drones in "dangerous world"

Millions of pounds worth of deadly missiles have been ordered for Royal Navy helicopters to protect the nation from a “dangerous world”.

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Construction work begins to build much-needed affordable homes in Gosport

Work has begun to build much-needed affordable homes for Gosport families.

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WATCH: Emsworth locals rock up at brand new The Ropemaker

The Ropemaker has opened to the public following a multi-million pound refurbishment of what was formerly known as the Brookfield Hotel.

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Astonishing story of hard-fought South Downs National Park campaign told in riveting new book

​​The extraordinary story of the 20-year campaign to protect the treasured South Downs with National Park status is told in a new book by author Robin Crane.

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Secret war diaries of billeting officer published by former Portsmouth News reporter

An author who had his first novel published at the age of 80 has delved back into childhood memories for his latest book, based on his mother's secret war diaries.

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Royal Navy: HMS Dauntless sailing from Portsmouth cancelled due to "engineering issues" - cranes seen on ship

The planned sailing of a Royal Navy warship from Portsmouth has been cancelled due to “engineering issues”.

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Major change to car parking arrangements at West Wittering beach - how to book in advance

A major change is being introduced to the parking arrangements to one of the south coast’s most popular beaches visited by many people from across the Portsmouth area.

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Royal Navy: Portsmouth-based ship HMS Mersey gets new Commanding Officer as longest standing leader makes way

The longest standing leader of a Royal Navy ship has passed on command of the vessel to a new officer.

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WATCH: Take tour inside fun and quirky gift and coffee shop in Southsea

From comical geetings cards to unqiue home decor, there is something for everyone at Stay Lucky in Southsea.

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Man snared by police who tried to meet boy at McDonald’s for sex has died

A paedophile snared by police who tried to meet a 14-year-old boy at a McDonald’s in the hope of having sex with him has died in jail.

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Northern Lights: 4 of the best apps to help you spot the Aurora in the UK

Aurora could be visible on Wednesday night 👀

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Watch: Royal Navy warship HMS Richmond sails from Portsmouth with "proud" well-wishers seeing her leave

A Royal Navy frigate which has previously been deployed to protect ships from dangerous militants has left Portsmouth following a brief visit.

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Less than a week until Giggling Squid opens its doors in Gunwharf Quays

The opening date of an authentic Thai restaurant is right around the corner.

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Two men kicked and punched in road by eight attackers after leaving Portchester pub

Two men were rounded on and kicked and punched in a road by eight attackers after leaving a pub in Portchester.

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Hampshire House Prices: 17 most and least expensive streets in Portsmouth including Cousins Grove

Portsmouth has a huge range of price tags when it comes to buying a home – here are some of the most and least expensive streets.

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Labour’s promise to restrict numbers of branded school uniform items explained - could it cost parents more?

Not everyone is convinced the move will save parents money 👔

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19 fascinating memories of Portsmouth in 1975 - including the M27 as it was then

From a new motorway to a singing fishmonger – it was certainly eventful in Portsmouth in 1975.

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30 stunning photos that capture wonderful 1980s life in Portsmouth

IT was a time when Back to the Future was on at the ABC cinema in Commercial Road, the Rudmore flyover and the Pyramids Centre were being built.