Newly launched Portsmouth Wellbeing Centre welcomes the community

Portsmouth Wellbeing staff with Solent Mind CEO, Sally Arscott on the open day.

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, on Thursday 16th May, Solent Mind showcased its new Wellbeing Centre, located in the heart of the City centre.  Regardless of the inclement weather, the centre staff welcomed community partners, existing service users and members of the public throughout the day, with over 40 visitors coming through the doors.  Solent Mind’s […]

The Shaping Team welcomes a new Office Administrator

This week we are delighted to welcome Suzan Win Latt, who has joined the Shaping Portsmouth Team as our new Office Administrator. Born and raised in Burma (Myanmar), Suzan is an international student, currently pursuing a Master’s in Construction Project Management at the University of Portsmouth. She takes pride in calling the city her second […]

Showcasing Digital Resilience at the Festival of Crime

Over the weekend our Digital Resilience team attended the Festival of Crime organised by the University of Portsmouth. The event showcased over 30 years of criminology and crime-related studies at the University, showing the public what they do to tackle and understand crime. It was great to meet so many wonderful people and share our knowledge […]

Introducing ActionCOACH, our new Associate

We are pleased to welcome ActionCOACH as our newest Associate partner. ActionCOACH Portsmouth are a team of friendly and experienced, Portsmouth-based business coaches who help business owners achieve their goals. Whether that means, making more profit, having a better performing team, or working less hours, the team in Portsmouth can help. Matt Mullins, Partnership Manager at […]

Join the Team: Business Support Service & Youth Employment Programme Leads

We are looking for volunteer programme leads to head up the important work being done by two of our programmes: Portsmouth Business Support Service and Youth Employment. We would like to recruit two co-leads for the Portsmouth Business Support Service. The PBSS offers a wide range of services from mentoring on business and finance planning […]

Portsmouth Business Leaders Forum spotlights Skills & Employability

We want to thank all those who managed to attend our Portsmouth Business Leaders Forum event in Portsmouth Cathedral last Thursday. It was a fantastic event to be part of, and particularly lovely to hold it in such a magnificent setting. CEO Dave Humphries said “Personally, it was nice to get my first Shaping Portsmouth […]

Meet our new Partner: Liquid Friday

A group photo of the team from Liquid Friday

We are very pleased to welcome Liquid Friday, who have joined Shaping Portsmouth at the Partner level. Liquid Friday offer comprehensive workforce management solutions for engagers, ensuring smooth operations, full compliance with UK regulations and a focus on delivering unparalleled levels of services. Established in 2006, Liquid Friday has gone from modest roots in a […]

We Shine is back

Two people dancing, silhouetted against a projection of a rainbow

Are you ready to be part of an extraordinary opportunity that bridges business and culture while fostering the growth of Portsmouth’s economy and vibrant cultural sector? Join us as Portsmouth eagerly welcomes back its renowned free community light festival, We Shine, following a brief pause in 2023. From Thursday 21st November to Saturday 23rd November […]

SPARK Community Space has a window of opportunity for local businesses

SPARK Community Space has a window of opportunity for Portsmouth businesses to advertise right in the heart of the city. SPARK is a registered charity that welcomes anyone who feels pushed aside or overlooked by society, whether that’s because of illness, disability, redundancy, lack of qualifications or any other reason. They meet people, wherever they […]

Our new Youth Employment programme launches next week

Shaping Portsmouth will be launching our latest programme next week in partnership with Portsmouth Youth Cabinet, which will be focused on Youth Employment in the city. Portsmouth Youth Cabinet’s consultations with local young people revealed that 91% have never been in paid employment and that 67% have wanted a job, but were unable to get […]