Banff Mountain Film Festival, Kings Theatre, Southsea​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​, review: ‘An inspiring adventure’

February 15, 2019
Banff Mountain Film Festival, Kings Theatre, Southsea​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​, review: ‘An inspiring adventure’

From traversing the Canadian mountains to running an ultra-marathon through Colorado, the Banff Mountain Film Festival is the greatest outdoor experience you can have without leaving the theatre.  Celebrating its 10th year of the tour, the festival pulled out all the stops in its showcase of incredible short films by intrepid filmmakers. The audience packed into the theatre to…

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Banff Mountain Film Festival, Kings Theatre, Southsea​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​, review: ‘An inspiring adventure’

February 15, 2019
Banff Mountain Film Festival, Kings Theatre, Southsea​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​, review: ‘An inspiring adventure’

From traversing the Canadian mountains to running an ultra-marathon through Colorado, the Banff Mountain Film Festival is the greatest outdoor experience you can have without leaving the theatre.  Celebrating its 10th year of the tour, the festival pulled out all the stops in its showcase of incredible short films by intrepid filmmakers. The audience packed into the theatre to…

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Woking High Street to close for two weeks due to works on town centre developments

February 15, 2019
Woking High Street to close for two weeks due to works on town centre developments

High Street in Woking will be closed to through traffic for two weeks to assist with construction works to transform the town centre . The closure, between the junctions with Chapel Street and Victoria Way, will start on Monday (February 18). During the works, Farrans Construction will be installing underground electrical ducting across High Street.…

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Woking High Street to close for two weeks due to works on town centre developments

February 15, 2019
Woking High Street to close for two weeks due to works on town centre developments

High Street in Woking will be closed to through traffic for two weeks to assist with construction works to transform the town centre . The closure, between the junctions with Chapel Street and Victoria Way, will start on Monday (February 18). During the works, Farrans Construction will be installing underground electrical ducting across High Street.…

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Charity that provides Crawley’s homeless with hot food and shelter is now homeless itself

February 15, 2019
Charity that provides Crawley’s homeless with hot food and shelter is now homeless itself

A homeless charity that provides hot meals for rough sleepers in Crawley is “heartbroken” after losing its indoor facility. Giving Back Crawley provide food, water and essential items for between 50-70 homeless people four nights a week. Since December 2017, it has been using The Hub on the High Street to give their guests a…

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In The Night Garden – new shows coming to the Portsmouth area in 2019

February 15, 2019
In The Night Garden – new shows coming to the Portsmouth area in 2019

Book your seat now for these stage productions.  In The Night Garden at the Kings Theatre, Southsea, April 13-14 Join Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka and friends at In the Night Garden Live for a new show in their 2019 tour.  Watch your favourite characters beautifully brought to life with full-size costumes, magical puppets, and…

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Hampshire County Council ‘apologise sincerely’ after posting message that Prince Phillip had died

February 15, 2019
Hampshire County Council ‘apologise sincerely’ after posting message that Prince Phillip had died

Hampshire County Council has apologised after posting a message “in error” that Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh had died on Thursday (February 14) The council claims it will be apologising directly to Buckingham Palace after a webpage was “inadvertently published” on the council website. A spokesman said: “A webpage was temporarily displayed in error, for…

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Havant, Fareham and Portsmouth’s best events for the weekend

February 15, 2019
Havant, Fareham and Portsmouth’s best events for the weekend

Here are our top picks.  COMEDY: An evening of jarring jokes, pitiful puppetry and the silliest of scientific songs. Tickets £15, £14 concessions. The Spring Arts Centre, Havant, Saturday, 7.30pm.  FILM: Paddington  picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. The Spring…

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Restaurant with links to Gordon Ramsay could replace Tante Marie in Woking

February 15, 2019
Restaurant with links to Gordon Ramsay could replace Tante Marie in Woking

A company part-owned by Gordon Ramsay has agreed a new lease at the Tante Marie Culinary Academy site, suggesting the cooking school could close later this year. The world-class cooking school in Woking , once co-owned by Mr Ramsay, is in debt by more than £1.3million and could close in spring this year, according to…

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Runnymede council ‘regretfully’ drops support for Gatwick Airport expansion and backs Heathrow runway

February 15, 2019
Runnymede council ‘regretfully’ drops support for Gatwick Airport expansion and backs Heathrow runway

Runnymede Borough Council has “regretfully” dropped its support of expansion at Gatwick Airport following the government’s decision to approve a third runway at Heathrow. MPs overwhelmingly voted in favour of expansion at Heathrow after a late night vote in the House of Commons last June. The expansion is likely to have a huge effect on…

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Portsmouth, Titchfield and Fareham’s best things to do on Monday and Tuesday

February 15, 2019
Portsmouth, Titchfield and Fareham’s best things to do on Monday and Tuesday

Here are our top picks.  EVENT: Create your own Polaris star and constellation chart in this family-friendly event. Normal admission applies. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Tuesday, 11am-3pm ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. GIG: Enjoy an evening of music with folk performances by Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle. Tickets £25. Forest Folk, Noth Boarhunt, Monday, 7.30pm. STAGE: This theatrical double bill features two plays about…

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Best things to do with the family in Portsmouth for February half-term

February 15, 2019
Best things to do with the family in Portsmouth for February half-term

Looking for something to do over the next few days? With half-term around the corner, here are our top picks for things to do in Portsmouth which will appeal to all the family. Article source: https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/lifestyle/best-things-to-do-with-the-family-in-portsmouth-for-february-half-term-1-8811410 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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‘Disturbing burglary’ in Shalford as man enters house and confronts female before fleeing

February 15, 2019
‘Disturbing burglary’ in Shalford as man enters house and confronts female before fleeing

A man entered a house in Shalford and confronted a female occupant before fleeing the scene on February 7, according to Surrey Police . Officers have described the incident at a property close to Tillingbourne Road as “disturbing” and have released an e-fit in connection with the burglary, that happened at around 6.50pm. Detective Sergeant…

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‘It sounded like my house was falling down’: residents react to latest Newdigate earthquake

February 15, 2019
‘It sounded like my house was falling down’: residents react to latest Newdigate earthquake

Residents across Mole Valley and East Surrey have described feeling the latest earthquake in a “swarm” of tremors. A 2.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Newdigate , near Dorking at 7.43am on Thursday (February 14) – giving most an unexpected start to the day. Shakes and “loud bangs” were felt and heard in the surrounding…

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Residents in Ash express shock at stabbing in what is ‘normally a very quiet area’

February 15, 2019
Residents in Ash express shock at stabbing in what is ‘normally a very quiet area’

Residents have expressed their shock after a man was found stabbed in a residential street in Ash on Wednesday night (February 13). Emergency services were called to Fairview Road at around 9.08pm after receiving reports a man had been stabbed. The man was taken to hospital, though his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening,…

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Flies crawling on meat in Ahmed Cash and Carry in Woking, food hygiene report reveals

February 15, 2019
Flies crawling on meat in Ahmed Cash and Carry in Woking, food hygiene report reveals

A food hygiene inspector described seeing flies crawling on raw meat in a grocery store and butchers in Woking. Dead flies, dead mice and fly pupae were also discovered. Ahmed Cash and Carry, owned by Gultas and Ishtiaq Ahmed, was rated zero for food hygiene on August 21, 2018 after an unannounced inspection by Woking…

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The most and least dangerous areas in Woking according to crime stats

February 15, 2019
The most and least dangerous areas in Woking according to crime stats

More than 9,000 crimes were recorded across Woking in 2018. The latest figures released by Surrey Police, available on www.police.uk‘s crime map website, show that 9,117 crimes were recorded across the borough between January 2018 and December 2018. The data reveals the total number of crimes recorded in each of Woking’s eight policing neighbourhoods and…

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Fisherman Scott Wilkinson’s injuries ‘like a car crash’, murder trial hears

February 14, 2019
Fisherman Scott Wilkinson’s injuries ‘like a car crash’, murder trial hears

A fisherman found dead in the Thames near Sunbury Lock suffered injuries similar to those caused by a car crash, a court has heard. Scott Wilkinson died after being attacked on an island in the Thames in July 2016. On Thursday (February 14), pathologist Robert Chapman told a jury at Guildford Crown Court the 48-year-old…

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12-year-old approached twice by man when walking to school in Epsom

February 14, 2019
12-year-old approached twice by man when walking to school in Epsom

A 12-year-old boy has been approached by a man on his way to school in Epsom on two occasions this week, Surrey Police has said. Officers have urged all pupils and parents in the area to “remain vigilant”, adding that officers are trying to identify the man. The boy was walking through Alexandra Recreation Ground…

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Asda is selling tubs of candy floss flavoured UNICORN ice cream

February 14, 2019

It looks magical Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/2DD0gyR Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Asda is selling tubs of candy floss flavoured UNICORN ice cream

February 14, 2019
Asda is selling tubs of candy floss flavoured UNICORN ice cream

If you own unicorn PJs, cushions, throws, slippers and mugs you might want to add this new creation to your collection. Asda is now selling unicorn ice cream, and it looks magical. Priced at £2 per tub, the ice cream has colourful swirls of candy floss and strawberry flavouring inside. It’s then sprinkled with sugar…

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The Albany in Thames Ditton to reopen with huge riverside terrace every pub garden fan will want to visit

February 14, 2019

Sneak peek inside The Albany in Thames Ditton before it reopens to the public Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/2DEfBzi Famous Words of Inspiration...

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The Albany in Thames Ditton to reopen with huge riverside terrace every pub garden fan will want to visit

February 14, 2019
The Albany in Thames Ditton to reopen with huge riverside terrace every pub garden fan will want to visit

The Albany in Thames Ditton will reopen in February 2019 following an extensive make-over. Hidden down the bottom of a residential road, the gastro pub sits on the banks of the River Thames and it is anticipated to be one of Surrey’s hottest spots when the sun comes out. While inside boasts log fires, stylish…

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Portsmouth’s best events for February half term

February 14, 2019
Portsmouth’s best events for February half term

Here are 10 great events for all the family.  Here are our top picks.  Article source: https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/lifestyle/portsmouth-s-best-events-for-february-half-term-1-8811410 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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New BBC drama of HG Wells’s War of the Worlds can put Woking on the map, says councillor

February 14, 2019
New BBC drama of HG Wells’s War of the Worlds can put Woking on the map, says councillor

Woking could be doing more to get itself on the map with HG Wells fans when a new War of the Worlds series is released later this year, a councillor claims. The world-renowned author was living in the town when he worked on several of his novels and in War of the Worlds writes about…

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Watch as man interrupted going through letter box by video doorbell in Thorpe

February 14, 2019
Watch as man interrupted going through letter box by video doorbell in Thorpe

CCTV footage has been released of a man police want to speak with about the possible theft of mail from letter boxes in Runnymede. In the footage, which was posted on the Runnymede Beat Facebook page, a man can be seen looking through the mail at a house in Thorpe , before walking away with…

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