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Editor slams 'ludicrous' MoD claims

The News has hit back at claims that “incorrect press reports” have led to an influx of former servicemen claiming for campaign medals. The Portsmouth paper, whose Last Chance for Justice campaign calls for the creation of a specific campaign

Medals campaign peaks with London demo

The fight for a medal to recognise the sacrifices of the Arctic Campaign heroes of the Second World War will be taken to Tony Blair tomorrow in a demonstration organised by The News, Portsmouth. Campaigners from around the country will

Press campaign forces political leader's departure

A long-running campaign in the Portsmouth News has claimed its first scalp – that of a local politician who has been vilified for his mishandling of a building project in the city. The local Labour leader Leo Madden was ordered

Grot-stoppers hailed

The Portsmouth News is celebrating the first anniversary and success of its Stop The Grot campaign. Since March 2001, the paper has been committed to getting rid of litter, cleaning up graffiti and tidying up mess and has cleared more