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A leisure complex is to open to the public nearly two years after construction started.
A popular walking festival on the Isle of Wight is to continue, after being cancelled because of council cuts.
A 13-year-old girl is arrested after a girl suffers a serious head injury following a large scale disturbance in a park.
Four men killed themselves in the last year after falling victim to "sextortion", police say.
A fire that gutted a charity shop and damaged five other stores is being treated as arson, the fire service says.
PO7 & PO8
A group of charities based in and around the Havant area took part in a motivational presentation to help inspire, get more done and stop procrastination. The session was part of Community First’s Skill Share Scheme where businesses pass on their skills and expertise to the voluntary and charity sector. explore new ways of thinking to overcome challenges and understand the only person who gets in our way is ourselves". The majority of community groups attending were from the Havant area ...read more
The Earl of Malmesbury, President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) in Hampshire hosted a reception at Avington Park near Winchester in September to celebrate 50 years of the charity’s work in protecting the Hampshire countryside and its landscape heritage. CPRE Hampshire works across the county at a grass-roots level to protect and enhance a beautiful, thriving countryside for everyone to value and enjoy. We believe that one of the best ways to encourage urban regeneration and ...read more
PO9 & PO10
Havant Rotary Scalextric Challenge Wows Emsworth Show Visitors The Havant Rotary Scalextric Challenge was taken up by close to 100 budding Formula One drivers at the Emsworth Show on Bank Holiday Monday 29 August. Racing around a large Scalextric figure 8 track, two competitors at a time pitched their reflexes and driving skills to be crowned champion on the day. Junior and senior competitions were ran and won by 9 year old Dylan Houghton and David Pitney with times of 5.0 and 5.6 seconds. Each ...read more
Emsworth can trace much of its heritage back to its maritime history and although in the main the fishing boats and its once famous oyster industry may have gone, Emsworth, unlike so many similar communities has still managed to maintain its sense of place. The Emsworth Community Seafood lunch celebrated this heritage and to make it available to everyone in the community; the lunch was served on the Quay, on long communal tables and was prepared by four of the areas leading Chefs: Lawrence ...read more
PO9 & PO11
The Meridian Centre in Havant held a reception to celebrate Gerard (Gerry) Rayner’s 100th birthday. Gerry was born in Bolton during WW1 on 26th September 1916 - the night the town was bombed by the Zeppelin Airship L21. Gerry served throughout the second world war through North Africa, Malta and Italy. Gerry thoroughly enjoyed the landmark reception and thanked Centre Manager Rob Fryer, his Meridian staff and customers who joined in the celebrations. It was especially moving for Gerry to see ...read more
Steeplejacks stand by one of the clock faces having just removed it from a bosun’s chair dangling from the church tower These before and after refurbishment shots of the clock faces clearly show how worn the faces were and how difficult it had become for many to read the time on the much loved town centre clock. Postcode Publications came to the rescue with a campaign to match fund donations to pay for the restoration works which are now complete thanks to many generous donors See story here...