All news items in 'Portsmouth'

Steamship Shieldhall announces cruise into Portsmouth Harbour

For the first time in many years, Southampton’s heritage steamship SS Shieldhall will be visiting Portsmouth Harbour, home to the Royal Navy

Innovative solar panel project begins at Portsmouth International Port

The installation of a ground-breaking solar and battery system is underway at Portsmouth International Port, managed by Portsmouth City Council’s in-house energy services team. The project began in February 2022 and will incorporate roof-mounted solar panels across a number of buildings, a large battery and solar canopies. The installation of a ground-breaking solar and battery […]

Materials testing helps conserve icon of British maritime history

Engineers at the University of Southampton are working with the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) to help find the best materials to ensure Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory, is weatherproof and watertight for the next half century. The University’s nC2 Engineering Consultancy has specially designed and is running a series of tests to assess […]

Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Hampshire

On 6 February, 2022, Queen Elizabeth will become the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking her 70th year of service.

Portsmouth charging clean air zone launches

The government-mandated charging clean air zone (CAZ) has launched in Portsmouth. Drivers of private vans, cars and motorcycles won’t be charged to drive in Portsmouth, no matter how old the vehicle is, but they could be charged in other clean air zones in the UK. The Portsmouth CAZ is a class B, meaning that ‘non-compliant’ […]

Survey will help develop walking routes in Portsmouth

People are being asked to give their views on walking around the city as part of a survey that could shape the way we use the city for leisure and commuting in the future.

Lighting up Portsmouth for Christmas

As part of a celebration of lights, the start of Christmas in Portsmouth’s main shopping areas will be officially marked this month as Love Island’s Amy Hart hosts the Christmas Lights Switch On events across the city. The countdown begins on Thursday 18 November with the Commercial Road Lights Switch On and the opening of […]

Marking Remembrance in Portsmouth in 2021

Residents in Portsmouth are being invited to mark Remembrance in a series of events taking place between 10-14 November 2021. This year’s Armistice and Remembrance events and services: Armistice Day service – Thursday 11 November, 10:55am at the WWI memorial, Guildhall Square (Cenotaph)The short service starts at 10:55am and will include a two-minute silence which […]

Portsmouth bonfire and fireworks display will be back with a bang

Remember, remember to head to Portsmouth City Council’s annual fireworks display at King George V playing fields on Wednesday 3 November. The free event opens at 4pm, with the bonfire being lit at 6:30pm followed by a spectacular fireworks display starting at 7.30pm. A variety of hot food and refreshments will be available, as well […]

Victoria Park to host community fair

Victoria Park is to host its first community fair on Saturday 10 July (11am-2pm) on the lawns in the southern section of the park.