News

'Council scheme helped me to build my dream'

Published: 23 May 2018

News: A multi-award winning Portsmouth entrepreneur says she has doubled her turnover in just one year since taking a manufacturing unit at one of Portsmouth City Council's enterprise centres.

New administration for council

Published: 15 May 2018

News: new administration to run council

The Hard turns one today!

Published: 14 May 2018

HRH The Princess Royal officially opens The D-Day Story

Published: 11 May 2018

news: HRH The Princess Royal officially opens The D-Day Story

Council Leader slams 'unacceptable' litter behaviour

Published: 10 May 2018

News: Council Leader slams 'unacceptable' litter behaviour

Tickets for mayor-making

Published: 09 May 2018

News: free tickets for colourful traditional event

Election results 2018

Published: 04 May 2018

News: All of the results from the Portsmouth City Council election 2018

Updates to the payment system on Sunday 29 April

Published: 27 April 2018

News: Updates will be made to our payment system on Sunday which may cause downtime

New crossing on London Road

Published: 25 April 2018

Rural and Seaside Show returns to Southsea

Published: 12 April 2018

News: Rural and Seaside Show returns to Southsea

Happy Birthday Park and Ride

Published: 05 April 2018

News; Portsmouth's Park and Ride is four years old today (5 April)!

The D-Day Story opens its doors for Easter

Published: 28 March 2018

News: The D-Day Story opens its doors for Easter

Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum re opens

Published: 28 March 2018

News: Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum re opens

Young leukaemia fighter has 'best day of his life'

Published: 26 March 2018

...with a little help from the Portsmouth Lottery and Hannah's Holiday Home Appeal

Southsea Castle repair work starts

Published: 22 March 2018

News: Repair and maintenance work starts on Southsea Castle

Council announces plans for two new units at Dunsbury Park

Published: 21 March 2018

News: We've started work on the next phase of development at our award winning business park Dunsbury Park.

Culture & City Development secures £140,000 to tell Portsmouth's stories

Published: 21 March 2018

News: Culture & City Development secures £140,000 to tell Portsmouth's stories

New Portsmouth writers room revealed

Published: 21 March 2018

News: New Portsmouth writers room revealed

All charged up for electric vehicles

Published: 20 March 2018

News: Portsmouth City Council is one of the first local authorities to receive funding to install electric vehicle charge points.

War memorial volunteer heroes honoured by Prime Minister

Published: 19 March 2018

News: War memorial heroes were Lord Mayor's guests of honour after they were honoured by Prime Minister.

Cold weather predicted

Published: 16 March 2018

Cold weather has been forecast for the weekend ahead

Council to fund Cenotaph repair work

Published: 16 March 2018

'News: Cenotaph repair work confirmed

Nextbike comes to Portsmouth

Published: 14 March 2018

Portsmouth chosen to take part in new national programme

Published: 13 March 2018

News: Portsmouth chosen to take part in new national programme

Funding allocated to city's allotments

Published: 13 March 2018

News: Funding allocated to city's allotments

Landmark 1,000th participant for the Solent Jobs Programme

Published: 13 March 2018

News: Outstanding success for scheme to help people find work

Wild about Portsmouth

Published: 13 March 2018

News: Wild about Portsmouth

Annual tax bills to be sent to residents and businesses

Published: 12 March 2018

News: Council tax bills and non-domestic rates bills will be posted by the Local taxation section for 92,000 domestic and 6,000 business properties within the city.

Portsmouth City Council thanks foster and adoptive mums

Published: 09 March 2018

News: This Mother's Day Portsmouth City Council would like to thank all the mums across the city and further afield who have fostered or adopted children.

Young women's event to celebrate women's achievements

Published: 08 March 2018

News: A free day of festivities to celebrate young women in Portsmouth takes place on Saturday 10 March at The Charles Dickens Centre in Lake Road.

International Women's Day

Published: 08 March 2018

News: We, like many other organisations across the country, are proud to celebrate International Women's Day

Council lets unit to generate more money

Published: 08 March 2018

NEWS: Unit let to generate tens of thousands of pounds extra for local services.

Duisburg Way roadworks

Published: 02 March 2018

Brand new retail park will generate £1m per year for owners Portsmouth City Council

Published: 01 March 2018

News: Major high street brands can start moving into our new retail park after the new build shop units were completed today.

Friday rubbish and recycling collection update

Published: 28 February 2018

News: Find out the latest information on gritting, cancelled bin collections and school closures due to the weather conditions

Portsmouth man 'over the moon' with his brand new council home

Published: 27 February 2018

News: First tenant of brand new block says new home will 'make all the difference in the world'.

Free event will inspire women of the future

Published: 26 February 2018

A free event to celebrate women's achievements

Career advice event for people leaving the armed forces

Published: 21 February 2018

News: Career advice event for people leaving the armed forces

Council tax increase

Published: 15 February 2018

News: Council tax increase

Take part in the community safety survey

Published: 15 February 2018

News Take part in the community safety survey:

Councillors vote to increase council tax

Published: 13 February 2018

News: Increase in council tax

Southsea flood defence consultation postponed

Published: 09 February 2018

Events will now take place in early summer 2018.

Improving play area for children in Fratton

Published: 07 February 2018

News: A new playscape will help to improve residents' quality of life

'Entrepreneurial' council handed more prestigious industry recognition

Published: 05 February 2018

News: Council named city's second best industrial deal maker of the year.

Lake Road crossing to be improved

Published: 24 January 2018

News: Work to make crossing safer started this week

Portsmouth welcomes announcement of Bayeux Tapestry loan

Published: 18 January 2018

News: Portsmouth has requested to host Bayeaux tapestry which is set to visit UK in 2020

New year kick starts new walking challenge for Portsmouth school

Published: 17 January 2018

News: Langstone Infant and Junior schools are the first to sign up this year

New Year, New You: Give A Child A Better Future

Published: 12 January 2018

News: Learn more about fostering and adoption at our event on 27 January.

Dates for your diary in 2018

Published: 10 January 2018

News: Here are some dates for your diary to help plan ahead your year of activities in the city and beat the January blues.

Thinking about becoming a childminder?

Published: 09 January 2018

News: Thinking about becoming a childminder?

Shared Lives: new year new you!

Published: 08 January 2018

Could you take on the unique role of Shared Lives carer and share your home with adults who need a bit of extra help.

The personal assistant roadshow hits the road again

Published: 05 January 2018

News: Find out more about becoming a personal assistant.

Delays to waste and recycling collections

Published: 02 January 2018

Important update on collections this week

Teach Portsmouth recruitment event

Published: 28 December 2017

News: Teach Portsmouth recruitment event

Portsmouth City Council launches mental health campaign

Published: 28 December 2017

News: Portsmouth City Council launches mental health campaign

Schoolkids learn to spot online risks

Published: 22 December 2017

News: pupils get training in being safer online

Light up this Christmas

Published: 22 December 2017

News: Road Safety spread the Be Bright message this Christmas

Christmas and New Year opening

Published: 21 December 2017

Christmas and New Year opening

Local areas succeed in bid for more financial control

Published: 20 December 2017

News: breakthrough deal on business rates with government

The Portsmouth Lottery helps spread Christmas cheer

Published: 20 December 2017

Three good causes are making a difference in their communities this Christmas thanks to the Portsmouth Lottery.

Normandy veteran goes back to landing beach

Published: 13 December 2017

News: Emotional trip back to French seaside village

We wish you a Merry Christmas - and good luck in our superdraw!

Published: 08 December 2017

News: Win tickets to Twickenham with the Portsmouth Lottery

Celebrating sporting achievement - Portsmouth's Young Sports Person of the Year Award

Published: 07 December 2017

News: Celebrating sporting achievement - Portsmouth's Young Sports Person of the Year Award

Southsea Rock Garden Arch

Published: 07 December 2017

News: A new ornate arch has been installed at Southsea Rock Garden

£6million funding proposed to secure the future of Southsea seafront

Published: 06 December 2017

News: Plans for Southsea's new sea defences have been given a boost

Parking in Portsmouth: have your say

Published: 01 December 2017

News: Residents, businesses and visitors to Portsmouth are being asked to give their views on parking in the city.

Work to start on new Southsea Castle water feature

Published: 30 November 2017

News: New feature will complement other work to enhance seafront

Celebrate Small Business Saturday

Published: 30 November 2017

News: Small Business Saturday is coming

Hundreds of children stomp to school in walking challenge

Published: 28 November 2017

News: Pompey Monster Walk to School Challenge completed!

Top rating for city beaches

Published: 24 November 2017

News: The city's two bathing beaches have kept their top ratings for water quality.

The Portsmouth Lottery turns one!

Published: 22 November 2017

News: Find out what we've achieved together.

Cosham Christmas Lights Ceremony

Published: 17 November 2017

News: Cosham Christmas Lights Ceremony

Free parking for Small Business Saturday

Published: 17 November 2017

News: Free parking for shoppers is on offer on Saturday 2 December as Portsmouth City Council joins a nationwide event to boost small local businesses.

Go 'Blue' on Black Friday with Park & Ride

Published: 17 November 2017

News: Extended Park & Ride service for Black Friday events

Get into the festive spirit at Hotwalls Studios

Published: 15 November 2017

News: Get into the festive spirit at Hotwalls Studios

Portsmouth welcomes back Christmas market

Published: 13 November 2017

News: Commercial Road is getting into the festive spirit with the return of the annual German-style Christmas market.

City centre Christmas lights switch on

Published: 10 November 2017

News: City centre Christmas lights switch on

Park & Ride gets another stop

Published: 10 November 2017

News: introducing the new Cascades stop

Southsea Christmas lights switch on

Published: 08 November 2017

News: Southsea Christmas lights switch on

Support the armed forces

Published: 07 November 2017

News: Support the armed forces

Annual remembrance ceremonies

Published: 07 November 2017

News: Annual remembrance ceremonies

Share your stories - and help us shape the future of health and social care

Published: 02 November 2017

News: Have your say in adult social care

Get to Gunwharf in a flash with our Park & Ride

Published: 01 November 2017

News: Get to Gunwharf in a flash with Portsmouth's Park & Ride

Does your organisation support people who need extra help over Christmas?

Published: 31 October 2017

News: Apply for a small grant to make a difference this winter

Lights, hi-vis, action

Published: 31 October 2017

News: Be Bright campaign teaches cyclists the importance of being seen in the darker months.

Half term Harry Potter fun for muggles

Published: 19 October 2017

News: Half term Harry Potter fun for muggles

New road can kick-start Portsmouth growth

Published: 18 October 2017

News: Council Leader sets out vision for city centre

Scalextric inventor's family launch new homes in his name

Published: 18 October 2017

News: School children celebrated with the family of the inventor of Scalextric at a race meet to launch brand new housing Portsmouth City Council has named in his honour.

Lights, fireworks action…

Published: 18 October 2017

News: Lights, fireworks action…

Come and meet the Southsea Coastal Team scheme

Published: 17 October 2017

News: Residents from across Portsmouth are invited to come and meet the team

Grayson Perry vase is highlight of new design display

Published: 16 October 2017

News: A vase by Grayson Perry will be the highlight of a new display at Portsmouth Museum covering 200 years of design.

Clearing Portsmouth's roads of untaxed vehicles

Published: 13 October 2017

News: Ten untaxed vehicles were removed from the streets this week in an operation by Portsmouth City Council.

Park & Ride to the Great South Run

Published: 12 October 2017

News: Park and Ride service for the Great South Run

It's time to get personal!

Published: 12 October 2017

News: Find out more about becoming a personal assistant.

Conan Doyle sensory exhibition at Central Library

Published: 12 October 2017

News: Conan Doyle sensory exhibition at Central Library

Council's new family homes reach maximum height

Published: 10 October 2017

News: Two major Portsmouth housing developments have reached their maximum height.

Family cycling in Portsmouth is a winner

Published: 06 October 2017

News: Portsmouth family cycle training wins national award

Commemorative Scalextric car celebrates start of new council housing scheme

Published: 05 October 2017

News: A limited edition commemorative Scalextric toy race car branded to mark the start of a Portsmouth City Council housing development sold out hours after it was released.

Residents asked for views on vital council spending decisions

Published: 03 October 2017

News: Portsmouth people can have their say on vital spending decisions to be made by the council.

Path named after much-missed council officer

Published: 03 October 2017

News: A pathway near Southsea seafront has been named after a well-known council officer who died earlier this year.

Shared Lives: It's More Than You Think

Published: 02 October 2017

News: Pop down to our event in the Civic Offices on 19 October to learn more about becoming a Shared Lives carer.

Share your stories and help us shape the future of health and social care

Published: 02 October 2017

Do you use health and social care services or care for someone that does? We are looking for people to share their experiences so we know what changes need to be made.

Don't rent it wrong, rent it right!

Published: 28 September 2017

News: Finding and renting a property in Portsmouth just became a whole lot easier

Boost for electric vehicles

Published: 22 September 2017

News: Electric vehicle charging points are planned to be available in residential streets in Portsmouth next year

New butterfly house gets visitors all a-flutter

Published: 20 September 2017

News: Visitors flocking to new butterfly house

Light up the night at the Glow Ride

Published: 20 September 2017

News: The Pedal Portsmouth Glow Ride will take place on Saturday 14 October 2017.

Partnership brings in national support for Portsmouth schools

Published: 19 September 2017

News: Partnership brings in national support for Portsmouth schools

Council lights the way

Published: 13 September 2017

News - Council lights the way

Council's new commitment on disability

Published: 13 September 2017

News: new goals to help people with disabilities at work

Reading challenge celebration event

Published: 12 September 2017

News: Reading challenge celebration event

D-Day museum Second World War Wednesday talks

Published: 12 September 2017

News: D-Day museum Second World War Wednesday talks

£500,000 to kick start Eastern Corridor improvements

Published: 11 September 2017

News: Work to improve route along east of city

Start planning for 60 Plus Festival

Published: 11 September 2017

News: Lots of events and activities on offer

Portsmouth pupils rise to GCSE challenge

Published: 24 August 2017

News: GCSE results for Portsmouth

Plan journeys to Victorious Festival to avoid delays

Published: 24 August 2017

News: avoid traffic delays this weekend with park and ride, public transport, walking and cycling

Victorious news for Hayling festival-goers

Published: 22 August 2017

News: Shuttle-bus service to help people get from Hayling Ferry to Victorious Festival

New butterfly house opens

Published: 17 August 2017

News: enclosure for beautiful tropical species opens Saturday

Portsmouth is ready - join us in welcoming HMS Queen Elizabeth

Published: 11 August 2017

News: Portsmouth is ready - join us in welcoming HMS Queen Elizabeth

The Portsmouth Lottery has seen its first big winner!

Published: 10 August 2017

News: Portsmouth Lottery player takes home £2000!

Help shape the city's future - have your say on the 'Local Plan'

Published: 08 August 2017

News: Local plan consultation

Visitors from Italy learn all about nautical tourism from Portsmouth experts

Published: 04 August 2017

News: Visitors from Italy experience nautical tourism in Portsmouth

Museums beat summer holiday boredom

Published: 04 August 2017

News: fun family activities with Portsmouth museums

Find out about business rate relief at our 17 August 2017 event

Published: 04 August 2017

News: come to a business-to-business networking event

Work starts on new Portsmouth retail park

Published: 02 August 2017

News: Portsmouth new investment opportunities

Free kids' events in the park

Published: 02 August 2017

News: Holiday activities for children

Opera in the park next week

Published: 19 July 2017

News: light-hearted show comes to Victoria Park

Wartime Memories Day

Published: 18 July 2017

News: Wartime Memories Day

Butterfly house campaign extended

Published: 18 July 2017

News: Extra chance to contribute to new butterfly project at museum

Gearing up for summer holiday cycling fun

Published: 17 July 2017

News: Pedal Portsmouth summer series of free family cycling events starts 27 July 2017

Southsea coastal defence scheme takes big step forward

Published: 14 July 2017

News: residents to have their say on proposals

Step back in time at Portsmouth Museum

Published: 12 July 2017

News: Step back in time at Portsmouth Museum

New plans offering nearly £900,000 to support Portsmouth businesses

Published: 12 July 2017

News: Business owner? Get support for your business rate bill.

Small grants make a big difference

Published: 10 July 2017

News: Good causes across the city are encouraged to bid for one-off grants from the Portsmouth Lottery.

Animal agents wanted for summer reading challenge

Published: 07 July 2017

News: Animal agents wanted for summer reading challenge

New Waterfront Garden Centre opening in Southsea

Published: 07 July 2017

News: New Waterfront Garden Centre opening in Southsea

Festival of food and fun next weekend

Published: 06 July 2017

News: Southsea Food Festival is back 15-16 July

Celebrating co-production

Published: 04 July 2017

News: event to celebrate co-production

Tube users offered escape in Portsmouth

Published: 03 July 2017

News: London ad campaign promotes Great Waterfront City

Traineeship and apprenticeship event

Published: 30 June 2017

News: We're holding a traineeship and apprenticeship event on 4 July from 1pm - 4.30pm

Better lives for people with complex needs

Published: 29 June 2017

News: tenants move in to new housing this summer

National AMHP Day

Published: 28 June 2017

News: 29 June marks the National Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Day. You'd be forgiven for not being familiar with their contribution - why not read more about the important role they play.

A day in the life of an AMHP

Published: 28 June 2017

News: Get a flavour for the work of Adult Mental Health Professionals (AMHP's) with a look at what they do on a typical day.

Hotwalls studios celebrates a year of creative success

Published: 27 June 2017

News: Hotwalls studios celebrates a year of creative success

Two Portsmouth tower blocks have cladding removed

Published: 23 June 2017

News: Cladding is being removed from two city council-owned tower blocks as a precautionary measure

Armed Forces Day event: more attractions announced

Published: 20 June 2017

News: Chinook fly-past among highlights of free day out

Join in the celebrations for Shared Lives week 2017

Published: 15 June 2017

News: Portsmouth City Council hosts events as part of Shared Lives Week 2017

Charity behind Victoria Park's new café

Published: 13 June 2017

News: Regional charity the Society of St James have won a five-year contract to take over the lodge in Portsmouth's Victoria Park this summer

Council takes the lead on dog rules

Published: 12 June 2017

News: Give your views on new rules for dog control in Portsmouth

Portsmouth General Election Results 2017

Published: 09 June 2017

News: Election results for Portsmouth North and South

Carers Week Events 12-18 June

Published: 06 June 2017

News: carers week events

Christmas and New Year information

Published: 20 December 2016

How to dispose of your Christmas tree and other New Year service information.