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That Group, who took over ownership of the John Lewis Partnership store in January 2019, have shared plans for the future of the building.
An £18.7m investment for Portsmouth International Port could mean the city would be a leading competitor in the cruise market, and could significantly improve ferry operations.
Starting this week, public events are being held for two new public consultations where you can help shape the future of one of the city's most cherished assets.
Over the past year, public consultation events took place across area to role of plans for the proposed developments of Portsmouth’s coastal areas. The seafront masterplan is responsible for delivering new flood defences along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, to help protect Southsea from major flood events.
Brewhouse & Kitchen Southsea have celebrated the official opening of its Southsea brewpub — Southsea’s first onsite brewpub and brewery. The brewery ceremony, held on 31st January, saw the opening and naming ceremony of the brewery itself, welcoming all to take part in the festivities
There’s a potential blow to Southsea and Portsmouth’s retail industry today as the John Lewis Partnership discuss the potential closure of Southsea’s Knight & Lee branch.
Join Portsmouth’s number one independently run cinema, No6 Cinema, this month for a host of top films not to be missed. Here’s our pick of the highlights for January 2019.
As always Portsmouth and Southsea looks set to play host to some amazing events in the coming year. With the ongoing success of Victorious Festival, Portsmouth Festivities, Beach Dubbin’, Portsmouth Comic Con, and many more smaller events around the city, 2018 will be hard to beat.
Following the major consultation in the summer of 2018, the Southsea Coastal Scheme team will return to locations across the city in February with a series of engagement events showing how the designs have developed in response to public feedback.
It was a tired performance at Fratton Park for the first game of Pompey’s 2019 run.
Kris Kringle, St Nicholas, Sinterklaas, Santa Claus or Father Christmas — whatever you call him, it’s always a festive treat to meet him and put in your demands for Fingerlings Dinos, Elasti Plasti or the latest Lego set. We’ve found five places where you’ll find the chap with the big beard. Just don’t ask how he can be at all these places at the same time!
The Mary Rose Museum has been shortlisted for the prestigious Beautiful South Awards, in the Large Visitor Attraction; Business Tourism and Venue; and Access and Inclusivity categories. The awards ceremony will be held at the Grand Hotel in Brighton on 5th December.
Local Portsmouth and Southsea creative Michael Rutter recently spent some time exploring Chernobyl and specifically the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. This is his story surrounding the trip and a collection of his stunning, thought provoking images captured during the trip.
The Blues put in a solid performance against a spirited Walsall on Tuesday night to take the south coast team to four points clear at the top of League One.
Thirty Mayville High School pupils celebrated the opening of Charlotte West House, Mayville’s new Creative Arts Department, with singing and performance pieces.
Based in Portsmouth’s historic Fort Cumberland, built to control the entrance to Langstone Harbour and improve the defences of Portsmouth Dockyard, The Portsmouth Distillery will be producing their own unique brands or rum, gin, and cider.
One of the Portsmouth-based independents featuring in Visa’s festive campaign is Parmiter’s Antiques in Albert Road. Parmiter’s has long been known for being the go-to location for alternative shopping, unique stocking fillers, and rare items.
The public house, situated along Southsea Terrace, has recently been purchased by Brewhouse & Kitchen — you'll recognise the Brewhouse & Kitchen brand for their fantastic renovation of The White Swan in Guildhall Square, a site now over five years old.
Gamers young and old prepare to get their geek on as the ultimate retro and board gaming festival returns to Portsmouth Guildhall next February.
Pedal Portsmouth Glow Ride returns to Portsmouth this Saturday 10th November but with a new location taking place on Southsea seafront, an extended route, and brand new event village.
On the weekend beginning November 3rd, people from all backgrounds and disciplines join together to learn something new, work together, and build something awesome at the South Coast’s biggest hackathon; Hack Pompey.
Dice Portsmouth has been several years in the making. The team behind the new venture almost gave up on several occasions as their search for a permanent home proved fruitless. But now, Portsmouth’s first ever board game lounge, is fully open to the public!
If you’re scared of the idea of your crazed children careering round the streets demanding treats, why not plump for some more organised fun. We’ve found some great Halloween activities in and around Portsmouth.
Here’s a list our top picks for 2018 fireworks and bonfire night events in Portsmouth, Southsea, and wider Hampshire! More will be added as announced. Family favourites including Gunwharf Quays fireworks display, Cosham and IBM fireworks displays have all been announced.
Portsmouth is a very vibrant and social city. One of the things I grew up loving about it was that it has had a naval base here since 1194 and it is still the Navy’s biggest dockyard and it is accessible to the public to explore, well most of.
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Heading to the Great South Run this year? Here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 run taking place on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October!
Island runners competing in this year’s Simplyhealth Great South Run can take along their young supporters for free, thanks to a special ‘Kids Go Free’ offer from Wightlink.
Now that the weather is getting cooler after one of the best summers we’ve had in 40 years, there’s no need to go into hibernation. There are plenty of events in Portsmouth this autumn to keep you and your family entertained. We’ve picked some of the highlights.