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Monday, 26th Jul 2021

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It was great to welcome back all our staff and students to the school after such a long absence and as you would expect there was excitement, anticipation and some nerves which... »
We’re fortunate our area is a popular area for visitors and those involved in sailing, walking and water sports, and I want to keep it that way. That’s why I’ve been keeping up... »
Then Hayling u3a could be for you! Never heard of u3a? Then read on to find out more about this organisation that brings together like minded people in a variety of different... »
A handy Guide is available at to help adults living with mental health issues. It signposts residents to a wide range of free mental health services... »
Monday March 8 was a special day for Park Community School as it was the day we started to welcome back all of our students.  The return was staggered over three days so that we... »
For many of us in lockdown Britain our gardens have become a source of solace.  Never have we had so much time to tend to our borders and lawns.  There is nothing nicer than a... »
Earthworms are extraordinary creatures now seen as one of the most important animals on the plant whose influence is affecting more that just our humble gardens. When Charles... »
On my walks around Havant in the hour allowed us for exercise, I have become more and more fascinated by the building construction which can be seen in our town.  I have admired... »
As a new pot of funding opens for applications, co-operative colleagues in Hampshire are celebrating their successful store fundraising in 2020. A total of £28,200 was raised last... »
A Photographer who specialised in photographing four-legged pets has swapped paws for puzzles with his new venture. Photographer Olly Clarke, from Westbourne, was forced to put... »
A mesmerising shot of the Milky Way over an Iron Age hill-fort and a crab venturing out for a night-time forage are among the stars of the South Downs National Park’s... »
Earlier this term second-year HSDC South Downs Film and TV Production students Isaac Callender-Barlow, Harry Cheesman, Jack Hilton and Hayden Kracke were tasked with creating a... »
There is light at the end of the Pandemic-tunnel.  We can now see a route back to ‘normality’.  Family, friends, hugging, schooling, shopping, dining, pubbing - all come to mind.... »
We’ve been supporting young people for over two decades and we have never seen such demands on our services. We want to help as many young people and families as we can, so in... »
A National Day of Reflection was honoured on Tuesday 23 March – the anniversary of the UK going into the first national lockdown – to remember all those who have sadly passed away... »
Hampshire-based charity, The Brendoncare Foundation, welcomed the charity’s Patron HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO to its Brendoncare Community Club Havant virtual meeting on... »
A local environmental group is calling on national authorities to step up and protect the River Ems from local water companies’ plans. The Ems, a rare chalk stream, is threatened... »
Teachers across the region are being offered free online training support to prepare for a summer of outdoor learning to help connect young people with nature. Working in... »
In March HSDC staff and students welcomed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills Gillian Keegan to South Downs Campus. During the visit, Minister... »
Hulky Bear Hello from your favourite out and about reporter at the Cat and Rabbit Rescue Centre, Hulky Bear. Firstly, I wanted to give you all an update on Lady Josie. You may... »
Citizens Advice Havant has been serving the local community since 1963. We give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are, and... »
Do you want to improve and learn more? Then why not join the Emsworth Horticultural Society?  Members have access to sustainable gardening supplies at our Distribution Hut and... »
This is your newspaper so why not write interesting articles for inclusion for us all to enjoy reading over a cup of coffee? Whatever the subject that interests you, don’t... »
As early signs of lockdown easing gives a glimmer of hope to many people missing friends and family, two Emsworth residents have been busy thinking up new ways to welcome guests... »
We published the article below in Edition 2, May 2012 - almost nine years ago, at which time the scaffolding was to be in place for five years. Well it’s still there with no sign... »
“The rusty Havant railway ramp-bridge is showing signs of age and is a sad sight. No need to worry though. With no funds to replace it, the glittering galvanised scaffolding props... »
We published the story opposite  in Edition 1, March 2012 remembering the birth place of Postcode Publications and our first PO9 newspaper. Time marches on, and unfortunately the... »
Maybe you have never heard of Trefoil Guild even though you have probably heard of Guiding and Scouting, perhaps even being a member yourself at some point in your life. Trefoil... »
GET FIT this EASTER and try out local author Elsie O'Neill's Traditional Skipping Songs with Jessica & Grandma. It has 80+ multicultural songs, rhymes and chants from around... »
At last we are able to tell you about the latest book from George East. Portsmouth-born author George East has recalled life in the city at a time when bomb-damaged buildings were... »
You may not have noticed us as we are tucked away in Washington Road, off Victoria Road.  Our lovely building, which we have occupied since 1998, was Emsworth’s original school... »
The commitment by Southern Water follows the announcement of the Government’s Storm Overflows Taskforce which agreed to set a long-term goal of eliminating discharges from storm... »