Media Round Up

Latest local stories 21/01/23

Collated by Kevin Richards

YOUR regular media round-up of the issues making the news this weekend online, on air and in print across the Solent region.


Gosport Medical Centre announces plans to merge with Willow Group. Find Out More

The Creek restaurant opens in Gosport’s Haslar Marina providing ‘sweeping views’ over Portsmouth Harbour. Find Out More


THE Royal Navy has responded to claims that sailors are living in ‘horrendous’ conditions in naval accommodation. Find Out More 


Ace Rewcastle: Floral tribute in Portsmouth as Fratton Park prepares to pay respects to child who died in Barbados. Find Out More

A Shrek-themed rave is set to stop off in Hampshire as part of its tour around the country. The event is being billed as the UK’s first and will visit cities up and down the country. Find Out More

New Portsmouth boss John Mousinho got his tenure off to a winning start with a 2-0 victory against Exeter. Find Out More

Firefighters can be seen in Randolph Road, North End, having been called to an incident in what appears to be someone’s back garden. Find Out More

Portsmouth have signed keeper Matt Macey on loan from Championship side Luton Town for the rest of the season. Find Out More


A SOUTHAMPTON councillor has joined a campaign to reduce the impact of smoking across the UK. Find Out More

Southampton 0-1 Aston Villa: Ollie Watkins earns points for visitors after James Ward-Prowse denied by VAR. Find Out More

Drone Stops Play In Premier League Game Between Southampton And Aston Villa. Find Out More

Hythe Ferry: Redbridge Causeway roadworks boost passenger numbers, says operator. Find Out More

Southampton has received £1.57m of new arts funding but is “extremely unlikely” to launch a fresh City of Culture bid, its council leader said. Find Out More

Isle of Wight

Dr Chris Beng, Dr Anna Barrow and Dr Jonathan Morris join Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. Find Out More

FORMER hairdresser and singer Kay Milton has led a busy life filled with song, dance and family – and now she has turned 100. Find Out More