Heathrow pilots ‘dazzled’ by laser pen

April 3, 2013
Heathrow pilots ‘dazzled’ by laser pen

advertisement Heathrow pilots ‘dazzled’ by laser pen By Nick Edmondson April 03, 2013 HUNDREDS of lives were put in jeopardy when a laser pen was shone into the cockpit of an aeroplane as it came in to land at Heathrow. Police admitted receiving reports of pilots being targeted as planes landed and took off on…

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What’s on for Tuesday April 2, 2013

April 2, 2013

A guide to what’s on around the area today. DANCING TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits). EVENTS PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Knit and Natter. Friendly group of beginners and experienced knitters. Just turn up and give it a go. Just £1.50 a…

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What’s on for Tuesday April 2, 2013

April 2, 2013

A guide to what’s on around the area today. DANCING TITCHFIELD: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill Street. 1.30pm-4pm. Tea Dance. Admission £2 (inc tea/biscuits). EVENTS PORTSMOUTH: Fratton Community Centre, Trafalgar Place (off Clive Road). 2pm-4pm. Knit and Natter. Friendly group of beginners and experienced knitters. Just turn up and give it a go.…

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Children ‘plagued’ by dog poo outside school

April 2, 2013

CHILDREN in Mytchett have spoken out against irresponsible dog owners after a spate of fouling outside their school got so bad a child’s birthday party was cancelled. The upset Year 6 pupils from Mytchett Primary School penned a letter to the News & Mail speaking of their “disgust” at what they described as an “excessive,…

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Man found not guilty of ‘chemicals attack’ charges

April 2, 2013
Man found not guilty of ‘chemicals attack’ charges

advertisement Man found not guilty of ‘chemicals attack’ charges By Amy De-Keyzer April 02, 2013 A LABORATORY assistant who kept nearly 100 chemicals at his Warlingham home for experiments has been found not guilty of plotting to use them to hurt members of the public. Duncan Railton, of Cranmer Close, was cleared of possession of…

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Police officer assaulted outside Reigate club

April 2, 2013
Police officer assaulted outside Reigate club

advertisement Police officer assaulted outside Reigate club By Amy De-Keyzer April 02, 2013 FIVE people were arrested after a police officer was assaulted during a disturbance outside a Reigate nightclub. Three 18-year-olds from Tadworth, Esher and Surbiton, and two 25-year-old men from Redhill and Reigate, were quizzed on suspicion of public order offences and assaulting…

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Sewage pipe burst shuts main road in Chertsey

April 2, 2013
Sewage pipe burst shuts main road in Chertsey

View gallery (total of 3 images) advertisement Sewage pipe burst shuts main road in Chertsey By David Stubbings April 02, 2013 PART of Chertsey’s main shopping street has been closed for almost a week after a sewer burst. Sewage from the Thames Water pipe left part of Guildford Street shut to road traffic from Wednesday…

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Guildford Book Festival loses large chunk of funding

April 2, 2013

THE future of Guildford Book Festival is in question after the University of Surrey withdrew almost half the overall funding and the festival director was made redundant. The festival, which last October boasted appearances from Sandi Toksvig, Ben Miller and Judy Finnigan as well as internationally acclaimed authors, is supported by a grant of £22,000…

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Tributes to MBE man who ‘lived life to the full’

April 2, 2013

AN artist and voluntary worker from Hinchley Wood who “lived his life to the full” has died, aged 84. David Cherry MBE, who died on March 15, leaves his wife, Dorothy, two children, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was appointed MBE in January this year for his services to young people, as a composer…

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Garage ram-raid getaway driver is jailed

April 2, 2013

THE getaway driver in an armed ram-raid on an Eashing petrol station, which yielded just £50, has been jailed for more than three years. Luke Young, 22, of Jubilee Close, Stanwell, picked up two other men after they had robbed Eashing Service Station just off the A3 at 2.30am in November 2011. A cash machine,…

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What’s on for Monday April 1, 2013

April 1, 2013

A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire. EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 1 COMEDY PETERSFIELD: Folly Wine and Ale House, 7-10, Folly Market. 6pm doors for 8.30pm. Mirth Control Stand-up Comedy. Featuring: Addy van de Borgh, Diane Spencer and Rob Coleman. MC Jessica Fostekew. Admission: £6…

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What’s on for Monday April 1, 2013

April 1, 2013

A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire. EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 1 COMEDY PETERSFIELD: Folly Wine and Ale House, 7-10, Folly Market. 6pm doors for 8.30pm. Mirth Control Stand-up Comedy. Featuring: Addy van de Borgh, Diane Spencer and Rob Coleman. MC Jessica…

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Family ‘devastated’ by Ryan Harrison death

April 1, 2013

THE young man from Woking who died during an incident at Guildford railway station on Saturday night has been described as a ray of sunshine who loved life, his family and friends. Ryan Harrison, 22, was thought to have been involved in an altercation with a group of men at the station, and was crushed…

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Family ‘devastated’ by Ryan Harrison death

April 1, 2013

THE young man from Woking who died during an incident at Guildford railway station on Saturday night has been described as a ray of sunshine who loved life, his family and friends. Ryan Harrison, 22, was thought to have been involved in an altercation with a group of men at the station, and was crushed…

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Murder investigation after Woking man dies at railway station

April 1, 2013

THREE men are being questioned on suspicion of murder after a 22-year-old man from Woking was hit by a train following an altercation at Guildford railway station. The man was with a friend at the station at 11.40pm on Saturday March 30 when he became involved in the confrontation which involved a number of other…

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What’s on for Sunday March 31, 2013

March 30, 2013

A guide to what’s on around the area today. COMEDY FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm. The Ken Dodd Happiness Show. Variety show for all the family. Admission £21. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk. PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. The Squits. Adult comedy. Over 18s only. Not for the faint hearted. DANCING COSHAM: Cosham Conservative…

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What’s on for Sunday March 31, 2013

March 30, 2013

A guide to what’s on around the area today. COMEDY FAREHAM: Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road. 7pm. The Ken Dodd Happiness Show. Variety show for all the family. Admission £21. (01329) 231942, fernehamhall.co.uk. PORTSMOUTH: Harvest Home, 106, Copnor Road. 8.30pm. The Squits. Adult comedy. Over 18s only. Not for the faint hearted. DANCING…

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What’s on for Saturday March 30, 2013

March 30, 2013

A guide to what’s on this Easter Saturday CLUBBING GOSPORT: RNA, Fareham Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Soul and Motown Night. Admission £1 on door. PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Back to the 90s. Merl, Andy Castle, Jeff Cannons, Larry Dempsey, Stu Ryan. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437. DANCING PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas…

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What’s on for Saturday March 30, 2013

March 30, 2013

A guide to what’s on this Easter Saturday CLUBBING GOSPORT: RNA, Fareham Road. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Soul and Motown Night. Admission £1 on door. PORTSMOUTH: The Barn, Milton Arms, Milton Road. Back to the 90s. Merl, Andy Castle, Jeff Cannons, Larry Dempsey, Stu Ryan. Over 18s ROAR. (023) 9221 0437. DANCING PORTSMOUTH: Admiral Lord…

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Gun-wielding robber threatened bookies staff

March 29, 2013
Gun-wielding robber threatened bookies staff

advertisement Gun-wielding robber threatened bookies staff By Jenny Stanton March 29, 2013 STAFF at a Woking bookies were threatened with a gun during a robbery on Thursday (March 28). Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses following the armed raid at Coral Bookmakers in St Johns Road, St Johns. A man went into the branch just…

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Whats on for Friday, March 29, 2013

March 28, 2013

A guide to what’s on around the area on Good Friday CLUBBING PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9pm-2am. Jaguar Skills and His Amazing Friends … British DJ who has gained notoriety since 2002 for his eclectic multi-genre, cut-n-paste style Djing mixes. Plus special guests. Admission £15 in advance. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk. SOUTHSEA: Edge of the…

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Whats on for Friday, March 29, 2013

March 28, 2013

A guide to what’s on around the area on Good Friday CLUBBING PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 9pm-2am. Jaguar Skills and His Amazing Friends … British DJ who has gained notoriety since 2002 for his eclectic multi-genre, cut-n-paste style Djing mixes. Plus special guests. Admission £15 in advance. (023) 9282 4355, portsmouthguildhall.org.uk. SOUTHSEA:…

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What’s on for Thursday March 27, 2013

March 28, 2013

A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire. THURSDAY, MARCH 28 CONCERTS HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Musical Chairs! A fund raising concert for theatre seating refurbishment. The Spring’s resident choral society present a magical musical mishmash to enable the cushioning of posteriors for…

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What’s on for Thursday March 27, 2013

March 28, 2013

A guide to what’s on in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and the rest of south east Hampshire. THURSDAY, MARCH 28 CONCERTS HAVANT: The Spring, East Street. 7.30pm. Musical Chairs! A fund raising concert for theatre seating refurbishment. The Spring’s resident choral society present a magical musical mishmash to enable the cushioning…

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It’s Chico time as cat missing for weeks back home

March 28, 2013
It’s Chico time as cat missing for weeks back home

advertisement It’s Chico time as cat missing for weeks back home By Joe Finnerty March 28, 2013 A WOKING cat finally made his way home last week after a two-month adventure that took him all the way to the south coast. Chico went missing from his Moor Lane home in Westfield on January 28 and…

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Award for search dog who found missing girl

March 28, 2013

A SEARCH dog who helped to save the life of a missing girl has been given an award. Winnie, who is one of Surrey’s Lowland Rescue search dogs, has been awarded a PDSA commendation for devotion to duty. Winnie, a seven-year old lurcher, along with her handler Kathrin Tasker from Knaphill, saved the life of…

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