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Ten libraries have been selected to share £450,000 from DCLG and Arts Council England to help local entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground.

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has launched a £1.8 million fund to support around 100 SMEs and start-ups in Portsmouth, Gosport and Havant.

Portsmouth FC's administrator has delivered a stark warning that the club could run out of cash before the end of the season, raising the "very real possibility" that it might not complete its remaining fixtures.

Portsmouth FC has entered administration for the second time in as many years.

Portsmouth FC has applied to the High Court to go into administration for the second time in as many years.

The £371 million A3 Hindhead Tunnel was opened by Transport Secretary Philip Hammond today this week - heralding the start of vastly improved journeys on the main route between London and Portsmouth.

Thousands of illegal CDs and baseball caps seized from a market stall by Isle of Wight Council's trading standards officers are to be crushed and used to generate power for local homes.

Three companies have been fined a total of £24,500 after an electrician suffered serious leg injuries when he became trapped under a prefabricated wall.

Portsmouth FC's administrator Andrew Andronikou is reported to have "given up" on the consortium led by Eatonfield Group chief executive Rob Lloyd.

Portsmouth today became the first premiership football club to enter administration. The move came after the club, reported to have debts of £70 million, failed to find a buyer.

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Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.