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The family of Anthony Bessey, 28, who has gone missing from Waterlooville in Hampshire are appealing for the public's help to find him. He was last seen at his home on Beresford Close in the town on the afternoon of Sunday 9th July.
Hampshire Police said that it's believed that Anthony could have gone to a number of locations including the wooded area around Queens Enclosure on London Road in Waterlooville.
Detectives say his family are growing increasingly concerned for Anthony’s welfare, and they want him to get home safely by tonight.
Anthony is white, 5ft 8ins tall, with a tanned complexion, and black hair. He has a tattoos of a tiger on his neck, wings on his back, and a clown on his right calf.
If you have seen Anthony call police on 101, quoting 44170263456.
Students at Oaklands Catholic School in Waterlooville are celebrating after the number of A* - C passes at GCSE went up from 64% to 71%, including English and Maths.
23 students achieved 9 A or A* grades 3 students achieved 12 A* grades
Head teacher Matthew Quinn said he is 'delighted' with the rise in passing grades, and puts it down to the year being particularly competitive.
A college in Waterlooville has paid tribute to Royal Marine Richard Hollington, a former South Downs student who, in June 2010, became the 300th British Serviceman to die during the conflict in Afghanistan.
In remembrance of those Service personnel who have given their lives in wars and conflicts, students marched and laid memorial wreathes.
Cadet Marnie Kerby, who is hoping to one day be a convert medical technician, spoke about the importance of the Armistice Day service for the college.
A man from Waterlooville has been ordered to do 80 hours of unpaid work after admitting causing unnecessary suffering to a frog and a lizard by swallowing them.
Sheldon Jeans of Longwood Avenue, Cowplain was also ordered to pay £1,200 in costs by Portsmouth magistrates after he changed his plea to guilty on the first day of his trial.
The small frog and lizard were swallowed by Jeans on 3 February this year as part of the Neknomination game. He was seen on footage that he posted on Facebook putting first the frog and then the lizard into a glass of water and swallowing them whilst they were still clearly moving.
Unfortunately this isn’t the first case we’ve had involving Neknomination, but it is the first to come to court that involved animals other than fish.
The two small animals would have suffered considerably during this incident, going through the distress of being swallowed and coming into contact with stomach acids.
We hope this sick game is now on the decline as it is just not acceptable to subject animals to this sort of ordeal.
Jeans said that he had regurgitated the animals afterwards but there is no evidence of this or that they survived.
A search is underway for a man who's gone missing from his home in Waterlooville. Christopher Richards who's twenty nine and from Orsmond Close was last seen on Wednesday. Police believe he caught a caught a bus to Portsmouth.
"It is believed that Christopher caught a bus to Portsmouth on the September 24. He has not been seen since. If you see him, or know where he is, please contact us straight away on 101."
The family of a young man missing for more than a month have been told by police of the discovery of a man's body. Kyle Hayman, 22, who was last seen at 11am on May 18, left a property in Waterlooville saying he was going for a walk.
Detectives from Hampshire Constabulary made public appeals for sightings and said they had the "utmost concern" for him. Now it's emerged that a body was found in woodland near Pigeon House Lane, Southwick, at around 11.50am yesterday.
The body has not yet been formally identified, but relatives of Mr Hayman have been informed about the discovery. The death is not being treated as suspicious.
An appeal has been launched for a man from Waterlooville who has been missing for more than a fortnight.
22 year-old Kyle Hayman has not been since since 11am on May the 18th. He had been staying with a friend at an address in Serpentine Road in Widley when he said he was going for a walk - he hasn't been seen since.