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News: Enjoy Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' this Christmas

Published: 13 December 2018

News: Enjoy Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' this Christmas

News: Camber access policy - consultation

Published: 11 December 2018

News: Camber access policy - consultation

Special event celebrates 'truly life-changing' jobs programme

Published: 06 December 2018

News: The team has supported more than 1,000 long-term unemployed local people to find work.

Council scoops bird protection award

Published: 06 December 2018

News: Work to protect iconic bird species has seen Portsmouth City Council handed two prestigious awards.

People with health conditions helped to stay in work by council

Published: 05 December 2018

Portsmouth workers whose health problems are affecting their jobs will get more support to stay in work after Portsmouth City Council received government funding.

Portsmouth City Council secures extra funding for alcohol support

Published: 04 December 2018

News: extra funding for alcohol support

Portsmouth's public rights of way consultation

Published: 04 December 2018

Portsmouth City Council is inviting landowners and members of the public to assist with the production of a new public rights of way map.

Portsmouth's trade mission to China

Published: 03 December 2018

Representatives from Portsmouth, led by Portsmouth City Council, have recently returned from a trade mission to China

New Christmas lights add extra sparkle to city's shopping areas

Published: 26 November 2018

Local shopping areas in Portsmouth are receiving a boost this festive season, with the introduction of Christmas lights in more areas of the city.

Park & Ride into Portsmouth this Black Friday

Published: 21 November 2018

News: The Portsmouth Park & Ride will be running an enhanced service for Black Friday shopping events this weekend.

City beaches keep top water rating

Published: 16 November 2018

News: 'Excellent' cleanliness verdicts

Portsmouth City Council's bold new vision for adult social care

Published: 09 November 2018

Portsmouth City Council has announced a bold new vision to deliver the care facilities the city needs.

Council agrees plan to improve green spaces in Portsmouth

Published: 06 November 2018

News: Today Portsmouth City Council approved a plan to expand green spaces in the city

Demolition of Drift bar

Published: 05 November 2018

News: The Drift in the City bar is to be demolished to make way for a new, vibrant and attractive public city centre space

News: Local charities benefit from car boots

Published: 02 November 2018

News: Local charities benefit from car boots

News: Honouring the fallen

Published: 31 October 2018

news: Honouring the fallen

Coastal defences move forward in the north of the city

Published: 30 October 2018

Over the next fortnight, the North Portsea Island Coastal Defence Scheme will reach two major milestones.

The Hard Interchange scoops top local award

Published: 26 October 2018

Portsmouth City Council's state of the art transport hub has just been named 'Best New Building' in the Portsmouth Society's Design Awards.

News: Share your musical memories

Published: 25 October 2018

News : Share your musical memories

Armistice and Remembrance - events and services

Published: 25 October 2018

News - Armistice and Remembrance - events and services

Park & Ride a million times over!

Published: 19 October 2018

Step up to the Green Space Challenge

Published: 17 October 2018

Portsmouth City Council is running a free, family-friendly walking event which showcases some of the fabulous green spaces the city has to offer.

Children's Social Care rated 'Good' across the board

Published: 16 October 2018

News: Children's Social Care rated 'Good' across the board

Annual firework display

Published: 12 October 2018

News: Portsmouth City Council's annual bonfire and fireworks display will take place on Wednesday 7 November.

Council exceeds apprenticeship target

Published: 09 October 2018

News: We are delighted to announce that we exceeded our apprenticeship target for the financial year up to March 2018.

City celebrates World Mental Health Day

Published: 05 October 2018

News: City celebrates World Mental Health Day

Vehicles gone from Ferry Road area

Published: 03 October 2018

News: Caravans and motor homes removed

Annual Service of prayer for Seafarers

Published: 02 October 2018

News: Annual Service of prayer for Seafarers – Sunday 14 October 2018

Budget consultation events

Published: 25 September 2018

News: Roadshows help residents take part in spending discussion

Distribution of new wheelie bins for waste to commence next week

Published: 21 September 2018

News: distribution of new wheelie bins for waste to commence

Sea wall repairs at Clarence Beach

Published: 19 September 2018

The work will ensure that the coastal defences in this area will last until the Southsea Coastal Scheme is built.

Watch: Time lapse video shows Dunsbury Park units taking shape

Published: 18 September 2018

News: Newly released time lapse footage shows the latest units at Portsmouth City Council's award winning business park rising from their foundations.

Join the city's first celebration and learning event for learning disabilities

Published: 18 September 2018

Portsmouth's learning disability service is inviting people with learning disabilities, their carers and professionals who work in the region to attend a free event on Wednesday 10 October.

Portsmouth entrepreneurs given council boost

Published: 14 September 2018

News: Two creative Portsmouth entrepreneurs are expanding their start-up businesses with the help of our enterprise centres.

Share your musical memories

Published: 14 September 2018

News: Share your musical memories

Sign up for the 60 Plus Festival

Published: 14 September 2018

News: Sign up for the 60 Plus Festival

Fostering At Portsmouth Football Club

Published: 14 September 2018

News: Those looking for a way to make a difference to a child's life are invited to find out more about becoming a foster carer or adoptive parent at Portsmouth City Council's drop-in event at Portsmouth Football Club, on Saturday 15 September, 10am to 1pm, in the Victory room via the Anson Road entrance.

Free training is wheelie good for cyclists

Published: 13 September 2018

Cycle training to build confidence

Summer Reading Challenge - celebrating success

Published: 12 September 2018

News: Summer Reading Challenge - celebrating success

Athletics investment on track at Mountbatten

Published: 12 September 2018

News: Athletics investment on track at Mountbatten

Building for the future with Portsmouth City Council

Published: 11 September 2018

News: Young people looking to get into construction have been given a boost by Portsmouth City Council.

One World

Published: 11 September 2018

News: Portsmouth Music Hub is leading the way in increasing awareness of key environmental issues with an exciting new campaign.

Fantastic response to sea defences consultation

Published: 11 September 2018

Over 1,400 responses to the questionnaire were received, in addition to the 1,700 people who came to the scheme's consultation events.

New suicide prevention activity launched

Published: 10 September 2018

News: new suicide prevention activity launched

Bus Service connects Portsmouth and Hayling

Published: 07 September 2018

News: The linked service will initially operate hourly Monday to Friday

D-Day conference at The D-Day Story

Published: 06 September 2018

News: D-Day conference at The D-Day Story

Last Night of the Bandstand

Published: 05 September 2018

'Let's dance' at Last Night of the Bandstand

Eastern Road closure

Published: 05 September 2018

News: Drivers are being asked to avoid the Eastern Road this weekend while northbound lanes are closed as part of ongoing maintenance work.

New plan for helping rough sleepers

Published: 04 September 2018

News: new rough sleeping strategy for city proposed

Portsmouth City Council back Ask for Angela campaign

Published: 04 September 2018

News: Portsmouth City Council back Ask for Angela campaign

Give us your views on air quality and travel in Portsmouth

Published: 29 August 2018

News: We have launched two surveys: Portsmouth Travel Survey and Portsmouth Air Quality Survey.

Council property purchase helps port expand

Published: 28 August 2018

News: We have bought a warehouse on the M275 that will allow Portsmouth International Port to expand its business.

Victorious: travel information and road closures

Published: 25 August 2018

News: Information about Victorious Festival for residents and visitors

60 Plus Festival

Published: 23 August 2018

News: This year's 60 plus festival takes place on 1- 12 October and there's a packed schedule of events to enjoy.

Less than a week left to have your say!

Published: 21 August 2018

Two major consultations on the future of the seafront close on 27 August

D-Day Trustees present cheque to The D-Day Story

Published: 21 August 2018

News: Normandy veteran John Jenkins will receive a cheque on behalf of The D-Day Story for £200k.

Electric vehicle charge points for Portsmouth residents

Published: 20 August 2018

News: Portsmouth City Council is responding to resident requests and installing electric vehicle charge points in residential areas across the city.

Portsmouth to receive share of £4.5m to help tackle social isolation

Published: 16 August 2018

Portsmouth is to receive a share of nearly £4.5m governing funding for an innovative scheme to help tackle social isolation.

Free eco-driving course to Portsmouth businesses

Published: 16 August 2018

News: The Blue Lamp Trust has teamed up with Portsmouth City Council to offer free 'Eco Safe' driver training courses to businesses in the PO1 to PO6 postcode areas.

Portsmouth City Council launches new activity to reduce drug related deaths

Published: 13 August 2018

News: Portsmouth City Council launches new activity to reduce drug related deaths

Councils combine to achieve £7.4m funding to help most vulnerable

Published: 02 August 2018

Portsmouth City Council will lead a consortium of nine local authorities for the delivery of first time central heating systems in vulnerable households.

Gold Award for Defence Employers Recognition Scheme

Published: 01 August 2018

News: Portsmouth is the first unitary authority in the south east to receive this accolade

Portsmouth Short Story competition

Published: 30 July 2018

News: If you enjoy writing and are aged between 16-100, you could enter our short story competition.

Council Calling All Private Foster Carers

Published: 27 July 2018

News: Council Calling All Private Foster Carers

Enjoy a Summer of Sherlock

Published: 27 July 2018

News: Enjoy a Summer of Sherlock

Have your say on future jobs

Published: 20 July 2018

News: survey launched on city's economic future

Transform lives at Fareham's Solent Hotel & Spa

Published: 13 July 2018

News: adoption and fostering event at Solent Hotel & Spa

What's on in the city this weekend?

Published: 13 July 2018

News: If you're looking for something to do to take your mind off the World Cup here's a range of events happening this weekend.

World Cup screening update

Published: 11 July 2018

News: We have explored at length the possibility of holding an event to screen the final on Sunday, but after careful consideration we've decided this cannot go ahead

Southsea coastal scheme consultation begins

Published: 04 July 2018

Consultation materials are also available online.

Clean Air Day - Driving Portsmouth towards a cleaner future

Published: 28 June 2018

News: Portsmouth City Council successfully hosted its first ever Clean Air Day on Thursday 21 June.

Have your say on the future of Southsea's seafront

Published: 28 June 2018

Starting on the 4th of July, two new public consultations will be launched which will begin to help shape an exciting future for one of the city's most cherished assets, Southsea seafront.

Pioneering programme to reduce family violence

Published: 26 June 2018

Portsmouth City Council's Up2U programme, which aims to reduce family violence, is showcased to MPs at a Bright Futures exhibition.

Portsmouth to introduce wheelie bins for waste collections

Published: 26 June 2018

News. Portsmouth City Council to introduce wheelie bins for waste. The aim is to encourage recycling, help the environment and protect the weekly rubbish collections.

Deaf Access Roadshow

Published: 26 June 2018

Come down to Guildhall Square on Tuesday 3 July from 10am - 3pm and meet the Deaf Access partnership team. If you or anyone that you know has a hearing loss, you can find out more about the services available for deaf people in the city.

Buses, bikes and electric vehicles: Clean Air Day comes to Portsmouth

Published: 13 June 2018

On Thursday 21 June, Clean Air Day (CAD) will see schools, hospitals, workplaces and communities across the UK run events and inspire people to act for cleaner air for all

Shared Lives Picnic

Published: 13 June 2018

As part of Shared Lives week 2018, we will be taking part in the Great Shared Lives Picnic on 21 June. Come along and learn more about being a Shared Lives carer!

Queues expected at Port Solent Recycling Centre on Saturday 16 June

Published: 07 June 2018

News: due to a Comic Con event, users of the Port Solent Household Waste Recycling Centre may face additional queueing on 16 June.

Residents to move out of two tower blocks

Published: 05 June 2018

News: Residents to move out of two tower blocks

Anglesea Road improvement scheme

Published: 30 May 2018

News: Portsmouth City Council will begin work to improve a major junction in Portsmouth in June

No bandstand events this weekend

Published: 30 May 2018

Portsmouth City Council has announced Live at the Bandstand events will not go ahead this weekend

'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

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?

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