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Approach to childhood mental health based on Victorian values

The approaches to protecting children with mental health issues are much the same today as in Victorian and Edwardian times, new research shows. The case files of children from the 1800s reveal that the approach taken by those responsible for their welfare has changed remarkably little in over 100 years.

Falklands veteran eyes world record on Team Britannia’s powerboat

Perth native John Mollison (57) joins Team Britannia, the British, Portsmouth-based, bid to design and build the fastest and most fuel-efficient powerboat to circumnavigate the globe. The Falklands veteran will join the team behind the revolutionary 80ft powerboat, which hopes to cut up to seven days off the current world …

Interview: Portsmouth aerial and seaborne photographer Shaun Roster

If you follow Team Locals on any social media platform — Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook — you’ll have seen his work. We feature it a lot. And for good reason: Shaun Roster’s photography is fantastic, and he often gets a unique aerial vantage point above Portsmouth. In our continued effort …

Rare deep sea mice wash ashore in Portsmouth after storms

A rare pair of deep sea mice – bizarre-looking worms which are covered in rainbow-coloured hairy spines – are being looked after at Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium after being spotted stranded on the beach following stormy weather. The sea mice were spotted by a former aquarist at the Southsea …

Portsmouth remains in top 20 UK locations to start up a small business

Brighton has pipped Portsmouth and several other UK cities to be crowned the best location to start a small business in the UK, according to research compiled by Informi. Informi studied information from 65 UK towns and cities relating to a number of factors that can be important for smaller …

Mary Rose Museum wins silver at The Beautiful South Tourism Awards

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard’s Mary Rose Museum has been awarded a coveted Silver in the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category at the Beautiful South Awards 2016. Held at the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl last night, the ceremony celebrated the fantastic visitor experiences available across the South East of …

Land Rover BAR win in Japan and claim World Series title

Following a stunning final day performance in the final round of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) Japan, Landrover BAR have became 2015-2016 ACWS Champions. They did it with a race to spare, creating a sufficient buffer that they could focus on winning the event in the final race.

Stabbing in Portsmouth following clown mask incident

Police have arrested four people in connection with an incident in Sedgley Close, Southsea where a man was stabbed. The arrests come after a 28-year-old man from Portsmouth was assaulted at about 8:30pm on Thursday 27th October. The man was taken to hospital for treatment but has since been discharged.

Portsmouth-based HMS Diamond completes counter illegal arms patrol

Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer HMS Diamond ended her operations in the Central Mediterranean Sea this week, handing over duties countering the illegal arms trade into Libya to RFA Mounts Bay. The Portsmouth-based destroyer has been active in the region for the past two months, conducting surveillance and boarding merchant …