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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sampled- A free family fun day for all at Portsmouth Guildhall this summer!

Portsmouth Guildhall is throwing open its doors on Saturday 14th August, 11am – 5pm, to welcome people back into the city’s premier Concert and Events venue and give a sample of some of the performances, activities and workshops that the venue and its creative partners have to offer throughout 2021/22, and to celebrate the city’s […]

Be a neighbourhood champion and raise funds for your community

  Do you want to help make Portsmouth a great place to live, work and play? People with an idea to improve their local community can raise money to make changes with the support of Portsmouth City Council. The council is looking for ‘neighbourhood champions’ – people and community groups who can see ways to […]