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Reinventing the way we network in Portsmouth

Entrepreneurs from Portsmouth and surrounding areas are coming together to grow their network and there won’t be a name badge… Read more »

Shop local this Christmas

With an average of 14 high street shops closing across the UK every day, including some big name stores, it… Read more »

The light at the end of the pier

Words: John Worsey Professional Santa, Richard Gwenn, has such an amazing story, I can’t add to it. So here it… Read more »

Hackathon

Words by Kate Thompson   Families, hobbyists and students alike came together recently to spend the weekend having fun while… Read more »

10 households in Southsea still watching television on black and white TV sets

New figures released today by TV Licensing show that after more than 50 years of colour transmissions, 10black and white… Read more »

A life on the ocean waves

Maricar Jagger, Public Events Manager at The University of Portsmouth For a few years the South Regional division of the… Read more »

Over 20,000 Runners for the Great South Run

Portsmouth Plays Host to Over 20,000 Runners for Simplyhealth Great South Run Weekend   Now in it’s 29th year, the… Read more »

Autumn Lovelist

Girl About Southsea I always love being out in the sunshine in the summer, and the longer days mean you… Read more »

Leading brands tackle plastic waste in our oceans

Did you know Wiggle is the world’s largest online cycling and tri-sports retailer, serving customers in over 100 countries and it’s… Read more »

History Hot Spots – Southsea Common

Words: Victoria Doxat A popular family hot spot and the home of Victorious Festival, it’s difficult to imagine how different Southsea Common… Read more »

City Spaces

Words: Mark Harris. Photos: Miguel Blasco Martin One of the most successful public regeneration projects to be realised in Southsea… Read more »

California Dreaming

Words: Maricar Jagger, Public Events Manager at The University of Portsmouth Steve Rad is one of the University of Portsmouth’s success… Read more »

Southsea’s Unsung Hero

Words: John Worsey  Sometimes it feels like we live in stressful times. It’s a day-to-day thing. The way we work,… Read more »

Face to Face

Talking to people with passion for what they do. Belinda Cleary is an award-winning hair stylist, who has worked at… Read more »

Summer in Southsea

Southsea was made for the summer – Kate Thompson talks to people who make their living along the seafront, what… Read more »

Samantha’s five big lessons for small business success

Words: John Worsey Something unexpected has happened since I wrote about Albert Road’s community of independent businesses in the last… Read more »

Eight Peaceful Acres

Words by Chris Horton. Photos: Sarah Brown There is a rather peaceful place in Southsea where you might see a… Read more »

A Tasty Meal Served with Lashings of Love

Words: Kate Thompson “We provide food, love and support for homeless, vulnerable, and lonely people, often living with addictions. “We don’t… Read more »

Reflections From a Newcomer

Words: Neyda De Arcos I have to admit I was terrified when the plane landed. I looked at Oliver like a… Read more »

Face to Face

Talking to people with passion for what they do.    Ken Wharton-Emms was born in Birmingham in 1962, joined the… Read more »

Loving Albert Road

Words: John Worsey. Photos: Maison Manning There are several reasons why the table in the window of The Southsea Deli… Read more »

Play Up Pompey!

Words: Chris Horton, Photos: Tony Palmer Photography Portsmouth and football go hand in hand, two FA Cups and all that… Read more »

City Spaces

Words: Mark Harris. Photos: Miguel Blasco Martin The importance of invigorating and well-designed communal spaces can never be under-estimated, especially… Read more »

The New Wave

Words: Chris Horton, Images: Instagram.com/soco.cyco My lungs may be burning, my calves are aching and I’m seriously out of breath… Read more »

A Life Without Plastic

Blue Planet has made us aware of plastic pollution in our oceans, but how can we stop using so much… Read more »

The Organ Project

Written by Stella Bahin Thanks to the vision and generosity of earlier benefactors, including one W H Smith, a cathedral-like… Read more »

Jim’s life scientific

Words by Kate Thompson Suddenly science is the new rock ‘n’ roll and no longer just the preserve of boffins… Read more »

Face to face

A new column, talking to people with passion for what they do. Born in The Czech Republic in 1985, Ladi… Read more »

Back to the future with Dr Trudy

Today it’s accepted that robots are likely to become increasingly more common in our lives, not just in industry but… Read more »

The Queens Hotel

Written by Kate Thompson Southsea’s grandest hotel is undergoing a £7m renewal that will reveal once again her regal splendour and… Read more »

Breaking through the clouds

Written by John Worsey Remember, remember the fourth of November. No, that’s not a typo. 4th November 2016 was a… Read more »

Putting the plus into size

Written by Kate Thompson WHEN David West of Portsmouth was given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go on a luxury holiday… Read more »

Half Term: Low Cost, Maximum Fun

Written by Girl About Southsea It feels as though we have only just sent the kids back to school in… Read more »

The Portsmouth Wrestler

Written by John Worsey Not long ago, Rishi Ghosh spent his days as a social worker, selflessly supporting vulnerable people to… Read more »

The King’s Anniversary

Written by Chris Horton This month sees the 110th anniversary of one of Southsea’s most loved establishments; The King’s Theatre…. Read more »

The sun always shines on Southsea

Written by Tara Knight Southsea comes alive in the summer, and this year my son Alfie and I are embracing the… Read more »

While You Were Sleeping…

Written by Neil Maxwell One of the frustrations of being part of the Portsmouth RNLI Lifeboat crew is that not many… Read more »

Southsea Vibes

Written by Girl About Southsea There are many things I love about Southsea, including the variety of activities and things… Read more »

The New Wave

Written by Chris Horton Beer has of course suffered a long standing stereotype of being a ‘man’s drink’, though these days… Read more »