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’ […]

West Green House Illuminated Garden

Photos of West Green House Illuminated Garden 2021

West Green House Illuminated Garden is on until 30 December

West Green House Illuminated Garden

West Green House – The Illuminated Garden

A ten-acre wonderland of gigantic shimmering flowers, glowing fairies and alliums make the winter nights shine at West Green House. There are enormous water lilies floating on the lakes, with five bridges turned into tunnels of lights. The classical follies are lit to create a feeling of wonder and delight. View photos of Christmas at […]


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.

Steam Illuminations 2021

Photos of Steam Illuminations

Steam Illuminations on the Watercress Line is an annual festive event.

Steam Illuminations 2021

More dates announced for Watercress Line’s Steam Illuminations

There are even more opportunities to enjoy some festive fun on board the Watercress Line’s Steam Illuminations steam train this winter. New dates for the dazzling event have just been announced at the popular north Hampshire heritage railway – you can now book your ride on Monday 13, Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 December 2021 and […]

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 […]

Marwell Zoo first in the UK to turn animal waste into renewable energy

Marwell Zoo has become the first of its kind to generate renewable energy using animal waste.

Photos of Bond in Motion No Time to Die

Bond in Motion – No Time To Die is a new exhibition at Beaulieu National Motor Museum featuring the iconic cars, gadgets and costumes from the latest 007 film. Lord Montagu officially opened the exhibition on 15 October 2021. He was joined by Bond’s Oscar-winning Special Effects Supervisor Chris Corbould OBE, the man responsible for […]