All news items in 'Portsmouth'


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



D-Day 75 Portsmouth

Portsmouth will be the focal point of the UK commemorations for D-Day 75.



The Mary Rose Anniversary Lectures

The one day event will take place at the Portland Building at the University of Portsmouth on Saturday 13 October and is open to everyone.



Victorious Festival announces brand new comedy tent

Victorious Festival (24-26 August ‘18), the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival, is introducing a brand new element, comedy, to Victorious 2018. The new comedy tent will feature a fantastic line up of comedians curated by Portsmouth’s very own PM Promotions who run multiple nights across the South Coast. Featuring a fantastically funny line up including; Sunjai […]



Spinnaker Tower abseil challenge

Autism Hampshire is looking for daredevils in 2016 to brave the descent of the UK’s tallest public viewing tower – Spinnaker Tower. The charity has a dedicated day where thrill seekers will be able to abseil from a 300ft platform, taking in the breath-taking views of Portsmouth Harbour and beyond, while avoiding the urge to […]