Hampshire Chamber of Commerce need your help with their Green Talent project

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce and its partners are placing Green Innovation high up on the agenda in 2021. They are working with a range of partners in the UK and France to develop the ‘Green Talent’ project bid to the Interreg Channel programme, and they would appreciate your help. As part of the bid they need […]

Prize winning students help local organisations solve their business challenges

A project to help a Portsmouth-based company, which provides social care training and support throughout the UK, has won top prize at the University of Portsmouth’s Business Consultancy Project (BCP) Awards. The team of four students (Kevin Ranasinghe, Omar Maqtoush, Kai Yiu Chow and Jamie Robertson) won the award and £500 for its work with […]

Shaping Portsmouth asks businesses to help bridge ‘digital divide’ affecting disadvantaged children and vulnerable adults

Shaping Portsmouth has announced a programme aimed at helping the City’s disadvantaged children and vulnerable adults to gain access to education and essential services. Through its Bridging Portsmouth’s Digital Divide programme, Shaping Portsmouth is asking businesses to donate new tablets and laptops, or second-hand devices that can be refurbished, for distribution to struggling families or […]

Wightlink supports Solent Mind by donating left-behind money

Money accidentally left by passengers on board Wightlink’s ferries will help the charity Solent Mind support people with mental health issues across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. At the end of each year, Wightlink donates unclaimed money to charity. It is typically loose change left by passengers in the last 12 months on board […]

A new vision for Portsmouth’s future unveiled

A bold new vision for the future of Portsmouth has been unveiled by Imagine Portsmouth at this year’s Shaping Portsmouth Conference. The vision sets out what kind of city Portsmouth wants to be by 2040, what people in the city value, and what they want to prioritise when it comes to key areas of city […]

10 years of artisan patisserie in Southsea

It is in Albert Road that Silvana and Quentin decided in the Summer 2010 to set up their café-patisserie, at the image of the popular “Padarias”, the portuguese Bakeries where you sit and eat straight-from-the-oven pastries and cakes with a coffee. Inside “Casa de Castro Café”, the cake display captivates all the attention: Danish Pastries, […]

Career change teachers join line-up for Teach Portsmouth webinar

Teach Portsmouth return with a webinar aimed at those working in industry and considering a switch to the profession. The webinar, Teach Portsmouth presents: changing career to teaching, will take place on Wednesday 27 January from 4pm – 5pm. With teacher training applications up by a third since the start of the pandemic and continued […]

Portsmouth City Council Toasts Further Home Energy Success

Portsmouth City Council has been successful in a bid for £3.1 million of grant funding to assist with the installation of energy efficiency measures in up to 300 additional households across Portsmouth and Gosport. The funding will form a key component in treating some of the least energy efficient homes across the cities by offering […]

New Chief Executive appointed for Portsmouth’s Mary Rose

The Board of the Mary Rose Trust has confirmed that Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive, will be leaving the Mary Rose Trust at the end of March 2021. Helen is taking up an exciting new role as Chief Executive of the Leeds Castle Foundation in Kent. The Board is enormously grateful to Helen for all that […]

Portsmouth moves to Tier 4 COVID-19 alert level

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement, Portsmouth has now moved to Tier 4 from midnight on Saturday, as part of changes affecting London and the South East. Tier 4 restrictions and guidance must be followed from Sunday 20th December, in a bid to reduce the spread of the virus. This means that you cannot meet other […]