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Portsmouth to benefit from homelessness grant

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Portsmouth City Council 2011Portsmouth has been allocated £384,000 for 2018-19 as one of the recipients of the £30m Rough Sleeping Initiative Grant.

The money has been provided by government to provide immediate support available to people living on the streets and help them into accommodation.

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Over £30,000 raised for Gunwharf Quays’ charity partners

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Gunwharf Quays has raised a staggering total of £36,168 for charity partners, Barnardo’s and the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.

The south coast shopping centre raised £7,924 during their one-year partnership with Barnardo’s, partnered with an astonishing £28,244 for their two-year partnership with the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. With event’s including ‘Light it up for Barnardo’s’ last year, which saw thousands enjoy a spectacular evening of fireworks and entertainment earlier this year.

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MBE for researcher who has devoted career to working with young people

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UoP 2017 Logo webUniversity of Portsmouth researcher Dr Simon Edwards has been awarded an MBE in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours for his services to youth work and education.

Dr Edwards has spent many years working with young people who have been involved in crime, who have been excluded from school or who struggle generally with their teenage years. His research at the university focuses on pupils who no longer attend mainstream education and explores methods to re-engage them in studies.

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Gunwharf Quays to host Jobs Fair ahead of summer trading

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Gunwharf 2018 webGunwharf Quays is set to host a Jobs Fair to seek out the very best people to join their teams this summer, with seasonal, part time and full-time positions available.

The waterfront outlet shopping centre has teamed up with Highbury College, HTP Apprentice College and Job Centre Plus in Portsmouth to host its next event on Wednesday 13th June from 11am to 2pm.

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