Tom Cotterill Reporter
  • Portsmouth
  • National World

Tom is an award-winning defence reporter, covering the Portsmouth area. Named as JPIMedia's Reporter of the Year in 2020, he has been part of the team at The News since 2015 and is now working as the paper's chief reporter.

Published In

The News, National World, Sussex World, The Scotsman

Focus Areas

  • Defence

48 Articles
over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth-based destroyer named Britain's best warship at naval 'Oscars'

A WARSHIP is celebrating bagging a clutch of top military awards at the Royal Navy’s annual ‘Oscars’.

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Navy to replace minehunters with hi-tech robots in £184m 'leap forward'

THE Royal Navy is splashing out £184m on a fleet of sophisticated robots to seek and destroy sea mines.

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Charity 'insists it's committed' to building new Royal Marines Museum in city

NAVAL charity chiefs have insisted they are committed to building a new Royal Marines Museum in Portsmouth following ...

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth's new luxury hotel will help city's economy bounce back from Covid slump

LUXURY new offerings in Portsmouth’s leisure industry will kick-start the city’s economic recovery after the financia...

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth's old Royal Marines Museum to become 'luxury' five-star hotel

PORTSMOUTH is to get its first five-star ‘luxury hotel’ after a lucrative lockdown deal was struck to sell the former...

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

'Urgent' plea goes out to parliament to resume probe into UK's dental crisis

HEALTH campaigners have demanded the ‘urgent’ resurrection of a probe into Britain’s strained dental industry amid cl...

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

MoD slammed for silence over army's £840k mission to defend Saudi oil fields

MINISTERS have come under fire after a military mission to deploy air defence troops to Saudi Arabia flew under the r...

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Huge boom in navy numbers to see 500 raw recruits begin training in Fareham

DEMAND to join the Royal Navy has surged during the pandemic – prompting a third naval base to begin turning civilian...

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Royal Marines' gritty action series shines 'uncomfortable' light on trauma

FORMER Royal Marines have banded together to shine an ‘uncomfortable’ light on the grim realities of war – and its tr...

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

MPs to debate new law to create crisis army of NHS medical 'reservists'

AMBITIOUS plans to create an army of volunteer NHS ‘reservists’, who could be mobilised during times of crisis, have ...

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Dentists feel 'suicidal' amid soaring pressures to cope with patient demand

WHITEHALL has been accused of ‘turning a blind eye’ towards a crisis in British dentistry, with plummeting morale and...

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over 3 years ago
portsmouth.co.uk

A&Es struggle to cope with rising demand of emergency dental care

TENS of thousands of people are turning up at A&Es each year with toothache and other dental complaints, costing the ...

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