Small businesses in the city are being encouraged by Portsmouth City Council to take part in the annual Small Business Saturday event, which is taking place on Saturday 7 December 2019.

Small Business Saturday is a national event to encourage people to use independent businesses in their area and help the local economy thrive. It's also an opportunity for businesses to put on special events or offers.

Portsmouth City Council are supporting the event by promoting offers from Portsmouth small businesses on a dedicated website and offering free parking on the day at the following car parks:

  • Wootton Street car park, Cosham
  • London Road car park, Cosham
  • Stubbington Avenue car park, North End
  • Ashby Place car park, Southsea
  • Clarence Street car park in the city centre

Currently there are offers from Southsea Bathing Hut, Charmain of Southsea, Bright Bookkeeping Services and Start-up Disrupters. Portsmouth small businesses who want to take part should email details of their offers to claire.bartlett@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

To find out what offers are available in Portsmouth on Small Business Saturday visit www.portsmouth.gov.uk/smallbusinesssaturday