All news items in 'Portsmouth'


Commitment to carbon reduction for Portsmouth

An ambitious raft of activity to bring Portsmouth one step closer to carbon neutrality by 2030 has been agreed by political leaders at a key decision meeting. Portsmouth City Council’s new carbon reduction strategy lays the foundations for the council, its suppliers and the wider city to come together to take action against climate change […]



Live bus timetable information across Portsmouth, Havant and Waterlooville

Funding from the government’s Transforming Cities Fund will enable the installation of 190 Real Time Information units across Portsmouth, Havant and Waterlooville. Portsmouth City Council will begin installing over 150 Real Time Information (RTI) units to bus stops across the city, and in Havant and Waterlooville 40 bus stops will be upgraded. Real Time Information […]



Residents and landlords asked for views of Portsmouth’s private rental sector

Landlords and private renters across Portsmouth are being asked to help inform the first steps of a citywide strategy. Portsmouth City Council will be drafting a new private rental sector strategy in the new year which will set out how it works with landlords and supports residents. Ahead of this both renters and landlords are […]



Commercial Road will light up for Christmas

The start of the festive season in Portsmouth city centre will be officially marked this Thursday at the Christmas light switch-on event



Last chance to have your say on plan for Portsmouth

You have until Friday 2 August to give your views on a plan to bring jobs and prosperity to the city, and make sure everyone benefits.



Pompey Plodders pay respects in France on D-Day anniversary

Recreating the route of Lord Lovat’s march from Sword Beach to Pegasus Bridge, a group of 13 Pompey Plodders headed to France for 6 June to pay their respects to fellow military men on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The Pompey Plodders are a group of former TA soldiers who regularly get together for a […]



Portsmouth City Council extends parking permits for D-Day event

Portsmouth City Council is offering extra free parking to Southsea residents and businesses to help minimise the inconvenience of road closures around the national D-Day commemoration event. As part of security measures full road closures are being brought into place around Southsea Common with vehicle access to roads in the surrounding areas restricted to residents […]



Plaques go up in Portsmouth to honour D-Day fallen

Plaques to local men killed during D-Day and the Battle of Normandy have started to appear in Portsmouth streets as tributes, 75 years on.



Portsmouth student elected as a UK Youth Parliament member

Laura Spurgeon, a 14 year old student at Admiral Lord Nelson School in Portsmouth, has been elected as a member of the UK Youth Parliament



Local election results 2019

The results of the local elections on Thursday 2 May 2019 are now out for Hampshire’s cities