Go wild in Portsmouth parks

Local families can have fun finding out more about both wildlife and books this summer at the free ‘Go wild in the park’ events, organised by Portsmouth City Council and Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. At the events children will be able to take part in various wildlife themed fun activities, find out […]

Could you inspire Portsmouth’s schoolchildren to Explore Their Future?

With our Explore Your Future programme, we’re aiming to inspire Portsmouth’s 14- to 19-year-olds by showing them the wide variety of careers, and the wider variety of paths into those careers, available to them in the city. To achieve this, we’re building a library of short video interviews in which Portsmouth people discuss their jobs and […]

Portsmouth to host biggest angling event in the history of the UK

Portsmouth will become the ‘angling centre of the UK’ as it hosts an international sea fishing contest attracting hundreds of anglers to the Solent in 2022. The city has been announced as the official home of the Sea Angling Classic – and it is hoped that hundreds of people will be drawn to Portsmouth for the […]

Small firms call for better access to support and advice

  The Government’s flagship levelling-up agenda will fall short of improving regional economies unless more is done to bolster business support for smaller firms, according to a new report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Small businesses are more geographically spread than big companies, and in every single local community.  This means they are […]

Junior Chef Academy kickstarts pupils culinary careers

School students have taken their first steps towards a professional catering career after celebrating with a special Graduation Dinner. This event marked the end of the 10-week Junior Chef Academy, which was set up in collaboration with Compass Group UK & Ireland and Highbury College. Throughout the after-school course, held at Highbury Campus, six students from […]

Pembroke Park dog training area opens on Southsea Common

  Dog walkers and their four-legged friends can now enjoy a new enclosed dog training area on Southsea Common. The Pembroke Park dog training area, which has been created by Portsmouth City Council in response to suggestions from local dog owners, is located between Pembroke Road and Pier Road in Southsea. It is designed to […]

Park & Ride launches summer Southsea seafront service

Visitors to Portsmouth can now hop on board Park & Ride’s new Southsea seafront summer service with the new PR3 route, which calls at key destinations including the city centre, Old Portsmouth, Clarence Pier and The D-Day Story. Portsmouth City Council’s new service, which starts this Saturday, enables visitors to leave their car at the […]