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Sir Ben's team maintains lead in the America's Cup

Toulon played host to the weekend's America's Cup races

Sailing fans from Hampshire were in Toulon in France over the weekend to show their support for the Portsmouth-based Ben Ainslie Racing team.

The Land Rover BAR crew won the second race on Sunday, and came third overall in the weekend's events at Toulon. Sir Ben Ainslie's team still lead the America's Cup World Series event as a whole. The next leg will be in Japan in November. Sally Simmonds sent this report.

Supporters from home travel to France to see Portsmouth-based team


Man wanted after breaching his bail conditions

Scott Jeffree is next due in court on August 10th Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Can you help to find Portsmouth man Scott Jeffree who has breached his court bail conditions?

Scott who's 38, failed to reside at the address set by the court yesterday, and hasn't been seen since.

He is next due in court on August 10 accused of criminal damage at Portsmouth Magistrates Court.

Police believe that Scott is in the Paulsgrove area.

He is described as:

  • White
  • 6ft 1 ins tall.
  • He has short brown hair.
  • He has blue eyes.

“Scott was released by the court with strict bail conditions. He has breached these conditions and therefore needs to be detained so that this can be addressed by the court.

"We also need to speak to Scott in relation to a number of other investigations including a public order offence and criminal damage.

"If you see Scott or know where he is, please do not approach him, but contact us as soon as possible.”

– Detective Inspector Martin Chudley

Attempted murder - woman stabbed in Portsmouth

Hampshire Constabulary are investigating the attempted murder of a woman who was stabbed in the back in Portsmouth today.

The attack happened near London Road in the North End area of the city, at about 3.20pm.

A 41-year-old man from Portsmouth has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is in Police custody. Anyone with information is asked to call Hampshire Police on 101.


EU Referendum Leave campaign: Gove in Portsmouth

Justice Secretary Michael Gove in Portsmouth on Leave Bus

The battle bus for the EU Referendum Leave campaign is in Portsmouth today, at the Guildhall in the city centre.

Michael Gove MP, the Justice Secretary - also the MP for Surrey Heath met with local MP for Portsmouth North Penny Mordaunt, and went on walkabout with the Leader of Portsmouth City Council, Cllr Donna Jones.

Walkabout in Portsmouth

Kings Theatre prepares for production of Peter Pan

The theatre is preparing for Peter Pan in July Credit: Kings Theatre

This July, at the Kings Theatre Portsmouth, more than 100 local children, aged between 4-18 years old, will take to the stage to perform Peter Pan.

It’s a huge youth theatre project involving children from many different schools and from all walks of life. The cast have been working hard for the last three months learning lines, lyrics and choreography to get ready for opening night.

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