Over 6,000 students from 124 countries will receive their degrees and professional qualifications during the University of Portsmouth’s 2018 Graduation ceremonies this week.
Highways England have today announced plans to increase speed limits on motorways with roadworks on weekends.
Get your leg warmers on and join Port Solent to celebrate its 30th Birthday.
Over 720,000 people in the wider Hampshire area are at risk of osteoporosis and it is estimated that the condition could cause up to 16,000 fractures a year in the region at a cost to local health services of £58m.
Paul Griffiths, Head of Operations at the Mary Rose Trust, has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Business
Performances from Andy and the OddSocks, Cook and Line and meet and greets with Paddington™ and Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake
The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth's re-vamped transport hub, opened to the public one year ago today and over seven million passengers have used the new terminal and local bus operators have hailed the facility a success.
The Mary Rose made it to the finals of the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA), taking part in the exciting awards ceremony held at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.
The Leader of Portsmouth City Council has warned people who leave their rubbish on green areas.
After a man who stole £70,000 worth of watches has been successfully convicted Hampshire Constabulary are reminding people of the importance of registering their valuables with IMMOBILISE.
As Hampshire County Council undertakes a once-in-a-generation investment to transform its country parks, yet more improvements to Royal Victoria Country Park, Queen Elizabeth Country Park and the farms at Staunton Country Park and Manor Farm have been announced.
Choose 90s, Me And The Moon, The Bootlegs, Devin Jade, Fugitive Orchestra and over 150 more join the bill.
The Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will arrive in Gibraltar today for her first overseas port visit.
Two students from the University of Portsmouth have celebrated their success after receiving an Engineering Horizons Bursary from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
They join the likes of Libertines, Kaiser Chiefs and Shed Seven already announced.
Hampshire-based Lucketts Travel has joined an elite group of organisations - including John Lewis, BT and Sainsburys - on an exciting new trial designed to make the roads safer.
Time To Talk Day aims to help change perceptions around mental health problems.
Two schools in Portsmouth have raised thousands of pounds to help a trio of good causes in the city.
Cyclists in Portsmouth can have their bikes checked free of charge through Portsmouth City Council's Bike Doctor clinics.
The University of Portsmouth has unveiled plans for a new sustainable sports facility.
Over £76 million has been committed to improving Hampshire’s transport infrastructure this financial year
Professor Claudia Maraston from the University of Portsmouth has won the Eddington Medal for Astronomy from the Royal Astronomical Society
Hampshire County Council has rolled out its first electric vehicles for staff use as it aims to slash fuel costs and save over £200,000 a year.
A local family have recently handed over a generous donation of £1500 on behalf of the Taverners Masonic Lodge to the Children’s Bubbles Fund at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham.
A family-run curry house is about to transform what it means to order a takeaway by delivering a meal to southwest France.
A married couple, found guilty of packaging illegal tobacco using a cot in the front room of their Portsmouth home, have been sentenced for evading around £17,000 in excise duty.
A 26-year-old man has been jailed for 16 years following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) into the importation of class A drugs.
The Leader of Portsmouth City Council has welcomed a new business rates deal with government as "a huge step forwards towards a Solent Combined Authority".
Portsmouth College is delighted to announce today that they have been nominated for not one but two national Times Educational Supplement Awards for excellence in further education!
Students from the University of Portsmouth have been spreading some festive cheer to patients in local hospital wards.
Top night-time venues in Portsmouth are taking part in a trial to breathalyse customers before they enter the bar or club to see if it can reduce drunken related incidents in the city.
A 98-year-old Portsmouth veteran has made his first return visit to the Normandy village where he landed soon after D-Day.
England’s most senior nurse Professor Jane Cummings has warned of the “lethal” combination of loneliness and cold weather this winter.
Men are more likely to go missing on a night out and be found dead in December than at any other time of the year, according to a sobering new report from the University of Portsmouth.
To help in the global fight against plastic pollution, the University of Portsmouth has banned the use of plastic straws.
The Good Company – Portsmouth, a newly registered charity which aims to tackle the growing issue of loneliness and isolation, is being backed by city MP, Stephen Morgan.
16-time World Darts Champion Phil 'The Power' Taylor appeared in Portsmouth at the weekend for the last time as a professional.
Later this month Fareham Borough Council will be introducing new pay and display machines to the Fareham Town Centre car parks.
Her Majesty The Queen has commissioned the UK’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth into the Royal Navy.
The ambitious programme of restoration and development aims to allow the Guildhall to thrive for the next 130 years and be a venue of which the city can be proud.
Plans for Southsea's new sea defences have been given a boost as Portsmouth City Council's Conservative administration confirmed proposals to bring forward plans to allocate £6m of funding to the project.
A new project to enhance Southsea seafront will take a big step forward on Monday [4 December] as work begins on an impressive water feature outside Southsea Castle.
It was announced exclusively on Express FM that The Libertines and Kaiser Chiefs are kicking off Victorious Festival 2018 on the Friday night.
Despite the wind and rain on the day, hundreds attended the Christmas Charity Fayre in aid of the Rocky Appeal earlier this month, raising £2,054.00 for the Da Vinci Robotic Centre at QA Hospital.
This winter, Hampshire Highways are keeping the county’s roads free of ice and snow with a new fleet of state-of-the-art salting vehicles, fitted with the latest technology.
The administration running Portsmouth City Council has unveiled its savings proposals for the financial year 2018–19.
A Royal Navy minehunter has destroyed a 500lb wartime bomb which was dredged up and then dropped - next to a major North Sea gas pipeline.
Portsmouth City Council joined with key agencies in Portsmouth this week to join forces, share intelligence, and together tackle the issue of street homelessness in the city.
Last Monday (13th November) saw the return of Portsmouth’s leading student forum, otherwise known as the Council of Portsmouth Students (CoPS).
The college won the national award for Use of Technology in Further Education beating 400 other colleges.
Members of the community have rallied together in their bid to support a local charity affiliated with Portsmouth Football Club.
Portsmouth City Council's Hollywood themed annual bonfire and fireworks display will take place at King George V playing fields, in Cosham, on Wednesday 1 November.
Melloney Poole OBE has been appointed as Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust’s new Chair.
Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane has invested £50,000 in enabling Hampshire Citizens Advice offices to become third party reporting centres for hate crime.
A new city centre road is the first step towards significant growth for Portsmouth's economy according to Leader of the city council.
Aquarists at Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium are celebrating the arrival of more than 50 baby amphibians that will never grow up.
Hampshire County Council’s Cabinet weighed up a wide range of options for closing the £140 million budget gap the Authority faces by April 2019.
Portsmouth residents and businesses will be able to have their say on plans for a new city centre road layout when they are unveiled next week.
Portsmouth City Council is urging anyone who has been thinking of adopting a child to find out more and see if you could help.
A special Park & Ride service has been organised for runners and spectators travelling to Portsmouth for this year's Great South Run, which takes place on Sunday 22 October.
They've teamed up with its key home care providers to encourage more people to consider a career in care to help meet the growing demand for support
Crescent Gardens in Gosport has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.
The purchase of Portsmouth Football Club (PFC) has been completed by The Tornante Company, it was today announced by Michael D. Eisner.
Today marked Black Tot Day the date when British Navy sailors were given their last daily rum ration – the daily tot – on 31 July 1970. To celebrate, Captain Hardy of HMS Victory has enjoyed a shot of rum in the ship’s stores.
This year’s open day promises to have something for everyone: from arts and crafts, and storytelling for some of their younger visitors plus timed performances and workshops on stage.
Cycle the new quieter routes to your local park to enjoy free cycling activities at the Pedal Portsmouth summer series which takes place every Thursday from 11am-3pm during the school holidays.
Work has started on a new retail park that will bring in up to £1m per year for Portsmouth City Council services. The council has agreed to buy Portsmouth Retail Park, in North Harbour, which will be completed next Spring.
A cafe, which is popular with University of Portsmouth student and Portsmouth residents a-like, has been repossessed after failing to pay their rent.
The council in conjunction with Hampshire County Council has made a successful bid for government funding to build a new special school academy in the city.
Families stuck for something to do over the holidays can try lots of events at Portsmouth museums, including children's activities, model displays and a craft fair.
The University of Portsmouth has won a major national contract to train armed forces personnel to work as further education teachers and trainers.
Portsmouth's Victoria Park is hosting free afternoon events for children next month, to help fight the boredom that the summer holidays brings!
Gosport borough's Summer Passport scheme, which offers free outdoor activities for secondary school students, kicks off on Tuesday [1 August].
The Queens Hotel was rebuilt in 1903 by the architect T.W.Cutler into the splendid building that stands today, complete with its Edwardian baroque style in brown terracotta.
The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre is holding Havant at Home, a free outdoor event to celebrate Havant and the people who call it home this Saturday from Midday.
Mark Cubbon has been appointed Chief Executive of Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, the organisation that runs Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham.
Join Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for their 2017/18 Concert Season at Portsmouth Guildhall, which promises to be an extra special celebration of world-class music-making as the Orchestra celebrates its 125th Anniversary.
A day of celebrations to mark the 120th anniversary of the first radio transmission from The Needles is the highlight of five weeks of free summer fun at the Isle of Wight’s landmark attraction.
The Society of St James today assumed responsibility for the 'Café in the Park' ahead of its opening in a few weeks. The keys to Victoria Park Lodge were officially handed over today, following the refurbishment work undertaken by the council.
The ever popular Clocktower Classics returns to Portsmouth Guildhall and the surrounding Square on Sunday 20th August.
A fundraising campaign for Portsmouth's new tropical butterfly house has been extended after a surge in pledges.
Over 6,000 students from 124 countries have received their degrees and professional qualifications during the University of Portsmouth’s 2017 Graduation ceremonies this week.
Second World War veteran vessel HMS ML 1387 which joined the cast in this summer’s blockbuster film, Dunkirk, will be harboured at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard this weekend. On Sunday visitors can, for free, see where star Harry Styles filmed his scenes.
Staff at Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth are celebrating the graduation of a Thornback Ray into its new enclosure. The Thornback, which are classed as near threatened in the wild, was born at the aquarium at the end of 2015 as part of a breeding program.
A free, fun evening of opera favourites will be staged in Victoria Park on Wednesday 26 July, in the unique light-hearted style of Hatstand Opera.
Portsmouth residents have good reason to celebrate national Love Parks Week with the timely announcement that three of the city's parks have retained their green flag status.
Thursday 20 July 2017 marks one year since the Mary Rose was revealed to the public with a new-look and totally immersive Museum.
Local business networking group, Portsmouth Business Exchange (PBE) have organised an open networking breakfast to support its chosen charity Music Fusion on Wednesday 9th August at The Port House in Port Solent.
The festival season is set to hit Portsmouth this summer, but this time the kids are in charge.
Drivers in Portsmouth's city centre are being advised to expect some disruption while Isambard Brunel Road is closed southbound for two weeks.
Portsmouth City Council has announced plans to support businesses in the city hit hardest by increases to business rates.
Portsmouth Guildhall has reported that it has enjoyed its most successful year on record with an increase of 17,000 people using the venue in 2016/17.
"Complex and challenging project" recognised at the Constructing Excellence in London and the South East Awards 2017
Cycle the new quieter routes to your local park to enjoy free cycling activities at the Pedal Portsmouth summer series which takes place every Thursday from 11am-3pm during the school holidays.
Plans to enhance Southsea seafront by improving its coastal defences have taken a big step forward following the award of £5.9m of government funding to further develop designs.
Portsmouth picked up three awards at the prestigious South Coast Property Awards last night including the top prize - City of the Year.
The Go Sail project, an innovative project that provides 14-16 year old school children living in the Solent area the chance to experience the thrill of being out on the water, has expanded its offering to local young people throughout the school holidays in Portsmouth.
Millions of people will get an enticing glimpse of Portsmouth as they trudge through London's hot and crowded Tube stations this month.
Hampshire County Council is driving forward plans to expand the number of electric vehicle charging points across the county, and converting its small vehicle fleet from diesel to electric as part of a £2.7 million investment in energy saving technology.
A neglected and forgotten space in the city has been transformed into a place for music and fun, thanks to University of Portsmouth students and local pupils from Priory School.
Waterfront Garden Centre on Avenue de Caen in Southsea will be officially opened at 11am on Saturday 15 July by Councillor Linda Symes.
The future of Portsmouth's Recovery Café has been secured after Portsmouth City Council awarded a lease for their premises on Fratton Road.
Visitors to Beaulieu are invited to watch an exciting precision driving demonstration and see Top Gear presenter Chris Harris and The Stig in a celebration for the opening of the new-look World of Top Gear.
Every year since 2009 doctors, nurses, and health care support workers have partnered on physically demanding fundraising events, all for charity.
More than 96 per cent of University of Portsmouth graduates are finding jobs or continuing with their studies within six months of graduating, according to national figures released.
Southsea Food Festival returns this coming weekend, with two days of tasty treats for all the family.
Portsmouth City Council is leading the way for families with children with special educational needs or disabilities.
The NSPCC is warning children in Portsmouth not to broadcast their location on Snapchat, amid concern it could leave users vulnerable to grooming, stalking and bullying.
Social enterprise, Unloc, is to launch an alliance with two of the UK's leading sixth form colleges in order to further support entrepreneurship and innovation in further education.
Hotwalls studios will celebrate its first birthday next month - 13 creative studios were created at the former military barracks in Old Portsmouth thanks to government, PUSH and council funding used to convert the historic monument.
The much anticipated ‘Urban Manifesto for Portsmouth’ that outlines the key strategies for a successful urban regeneration of the City was launched late last month.
Discover the unique history of one of the city’s most iconic buildings through one of Portsmouth Guildhall’s new, monthly guided tours.
Families are being urged to sign up for Gosport borough's Summer Passport scheme, which offers free outdoor activities for secondary school students in August.
A purpose-built housing development is to open for Portsmouth people with autism and other complex needs, giving them an opportunity to live more independently.
For anyone considering fostering, the council's monthly drop-in session at the Civic Offices reception area in Guildhall Walk, this coming Tuesday, 4 July, from 6.45pm till 8.00pm, is the time to start.
Portsmouth projects are among the finalists for three prestigious property awards.
Portsmouth City Council is holding a traineeship and apprenticeship event on Tuesday from 1pm - 4.30pm at the Somerstown Community Hub on Winston Churchill Avenue.
Portsmouth people can enjoy fantastic live Royal Opera performances for free in July with two operas will be shown on the Big Screen in Guildhall Square.
This July, day-trippers need look no further than Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for an amazing day out - with submarine HMS Alliance appearing in the latest film in the Transformers franchise, now is the perfect time to visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Additional funding was awarded to The New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth, whilst The Spring Arts Centre in Havant joined the National Portfolio for the first time.
Wimbledon is fast approaching so the new and improved Hayling Island tennis courts are having an open day.
On the 1st and 2nd September 2017, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will host its first-ever Rum Festival to honour the link between the Royal Navy and its favourite liquor.
BH Live has joined forces with Waitrose to support local people living with mental health conditions. Each month Waitrose Southsea donates a share of £1,000 between three local good causes through its Community Matters scheme.
Travel and Tourism students from Highbury College will be at Portsmouth International Port this week (Tuesday 27 & Wednesday 28 June) to learn more about the role played by those who work at sea.
Southern Water has announced there will be no emergency road closure on the southbound Eastern Road, Portsmouth this week.
Women are being urged to do more to keep themselves safe from cancer, after a fall in the number of people have cervical cancer screening.
An advance warning is in place for road users that a emergency road closure may be in place on the southbound Eastern Road, Portsmouth from the junction with the A27.
The ‘Mug Shot Coffee Shop’ in Fareham, is a community project offering training for adults with learning difficulties in customer service, food hygiene and food preparation.
Portsmouth FC players are set to travel in ultimate style next season, thanks to a new deal with Lucketts Travel.
Portsmouth City Council is removing cladding from two high-rise buildings as a precautionary measure.
Organisers of Saturday's free Armed Forces Day event in Southsea have added even more attractions to the programme.
The University of Portsmouth has been awarded a prestigious 'Gold' rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the UK government’s first assessment of teaching excellence in higher education.
Blue Reef Aquarium has played its part in improving reading levels by donating 30 fishy-themed soft toys to a Portsmouth primary school.
Following the recent tragic accident on the Eastern Road and request from the Portsmouth Cycle Forum to improve cycling safety the city's MPs have been called upon to help Portsmouth reach its potential as a cycling city.
53% of people from Portsmouth say that they are holidaying in Great Britain this year. The Isle of Wight has become the 10th most popular staycation destination for us Brits in 2017.
In an exciting project for 2017 Beaulieu has opened the newly restored Victorian Kitchen at Palace House, the ancestral home of the Montagu family.
A new marketing campaign will highlight a treasure trove of world class attractions on the doorstep of Portsmouth International Port, as well as the wide range of destinations passengers can reach from Britain’s Best Connected Port.
The biggest GP practice in Portsmouth has become the 100th across the Wessex region to be officially accredited as ‘dementia-friendly.’
UPRacing, a team of Portsmouth students who compete in the global motorsport series Formula Student, will be inspiring the next generation of motorsport brains at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Heatwave Alert for Portsmouth between 0900 on Monday 19 June, and 0900 on Thursday 22 June.
Drivers are being reminded lane closures on Southampton Road will begin today.
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, following a successful tender to provide employment and training opportunities for vulnerable adults.
The Leader of Portsmouth City Council has reassured tenants living in the authority's high-rise buildings, following the tragic fire in a London tower block.
Emirates Spinnaker Tower is delighted to announce the return of its pop-up restaurant at the 170 metre viewing tower, following a sold-out debut season in 2016.
Express FM is excited to announce from Monday 19th June a brand new daytime schedule.
Historians at the University of Portsmouth have developed a mobile phone app that invites the public to experience the dark and compelling past of the city’s lesser-known areas.
Sailing regattas are a fantastic way for the community to band together over their shared passion for the sport. Passion for sailing runs deep in the veins of Sunsail, and the brand is proud to be the 2017 title sponsor of the popular Portsmouth Regatta.
Portsmouth City Council is seeking public opinions on rules around where dogs can go within the city.
A dream is about to come true for a woman who is passionate about helping the homeless following her recent plea for a double-decker bus.
Can you help identify the men who died in the Battle of Jutland, the largest naval engagement of World War One?
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Clubs have a track record of bringing the very best comedy acts on the current club scene - plus breaking new talent. They've got a number of shows at Portsmouth Guildhall lined up for 2017.
The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre is looking for local performers, community groups and food vendors to take part in Havant at Home, a free outdoor event celebrating Havant Borough and the reasons we all love to call it home!
The Rainbow Centre in Fareham have pulled out all the stops to give people an opportunity to enjoy themselves whilst raising essential funds.
A cat from Portsmouth, who helps her owner cope with a condition that leaves her in agonising pain, has been shortlisted to receive a prestigious award at Cats Protection’s National Cat Awards 2017.
This June look no further than Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for an amazing day out. With 11 attractions waiting to be explored, it promises all ages a day of heroic encounters, experiencing the ins and outs of Britain’s 800 years of naval heritage.
The University of Portsmouth is worth £1.1 billion to the British economy and brings £476 million to the city, an independent assessment has shown.
Local independent wine merchant Discover Wine is holding its second Gin Festival at Denmead War Memorial Hall on Saturday 8th July between 3 and 7pm.
Stephen Morgan has taken the Portsmouth South seat with 18,290 votes. Since 2015 the constituency has been Conservative and before that Liberal Democrats for over 10 years.
Penny Mordaunt has been re-elected again in her constituency for the third time. Meaning the Conservatives have held their seat with 25,860 votes.
Lucketts Travel has made its most glamorous purchase to date with the addition of a £400,000 luxury coach to its growing fleet.
A GP practice in Portsmouth will close its doors to patients for the last time in just three weeks. Up to 3,500 of the 5,500 patients at Queens Road Surgery have registered at other practices across the city since its closure was announced.
A special guest of honour is flying in from the United States to join in the 30th birthday picnic party of a child-caring Portsmouth charity.
The Portsmouth Inspiring Volunteer Awards take place this week, as part of National Volunteers' Week, to celebrate the diverse work of the city's volunteers.
As part of their Guildhall Participate programme, Portsmouth Guildhall launches its new ‘Tickets for the Community’ scheme.
Embarking on her biggest UK headline show to date, Zara Larsson is touring the UK and Ireland this autumn - including a stop off at the Portsmouth Guildhall on 27th October.
This Volunteers’ Week, Marie Curie wants to thank everyone in Portsmouth that gives the gift of time and makes a difference to the charity.
Portsmouth is planning to salute the armed forces with special events that celebrate the city's special links with the military.
Hampshire Pride which celebrates Hampshire’s LGBT+ community, has been nominated in the Community Organisation category at the National Diversity Awards.
Portsmouth has signed 55-year-old Kenny Jackett to replace Paul Cook as Pompey boss.
Planning permission granted for a new Police Investigation Centre in Portsmouth.
Parents are signing up their babies to their local library at the same time as registering their births, as part of a new Hampshire County Council initiative.
After nearly a week of speculation, Paul Cook has stepped down as Pompey boss to take up the vacant managerial position at Wigan Athletic.
Four motorists prosecuted after they were found abusing disabled badges to park for free.
Live ballet comes to the Big Screen in Guildhall Square on Wednesday 7 June, from 7pm. It's the first of three live BP Big Screens Royal Opera events in June and July.
Hayling Island has now flown the prestigious Blue Flag for more than a quarter of a century – 26 consecutive years.
Every year 30,000 people in the UK have an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, but the survival rate is less than 1 in 10. The University of Portsmouth is on a mission to help change that.
This summer, The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre will host a remarkable film from the ground-breaking Exhibition on Screen series.
Drivers are being warned to expect delays in the north of Portsmouth while work is done to build a new Aldi store on Southampton Road.
A candlelit vigil for the victims of the tragedy in Manchester is being held in Portsmouth this evening, Thursday 25th May, in Guildhall Square.
Head along to see an exhibition detailing Portsmouth’s vital role in D-Day inside the terminal building at Portsmouth International Port.
The Hon. Mary Montagu-Scott is honoured to have started her year in office as the new High Sheriff of Hampshire supporting those involved in law and order across our county.
Hop on board the Blue Reef Aquarium’s monsters event this school holiday to celebrate the release of a new block buster film.
David Baddiel is set to bring his Olivier-nominated one-man show to the Portsmouth Guildhall.
From sizzling salsa sessions to succulent Sunday roasts, a Hayling Island pub is lining up something for everyone following a major refurbishment.
Fans of the tropical butterflies at Portsmouth's natural history museum are being asked to help fund their new home.
As Brexit talks between the UK Government and its European counterparts begin, a major deal highlighting ever closer British and French business relations has been signed in Portsmouth.
For the first time in 500 years, scientists examining human remains from Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose will be able to determine if any bones come from the same person.
The University of Portsmouth is now in the top 40 universities in the UK having risen for the third successive year in the Guardian University Guide.
Port Solent is set to take visitors to a galaxy far, far away with its new out of this world Comic Con event in June.
Portsmouth Guildhall celebrates the legendary original events through it’s temporary exhibition for this year, ‘IOW Festival Exhibition 1968, 1969, 1970'.
From 16th May, Stephen Turner, the artist who created the Exbury Egg (as featured on Grand Designs) will host an exhibition at Gunwharf Quays.
The new Mayor of Fareham for 2017/2018 has been appointed following the Mayor Making ceremony at Ferneham Hall on Thursday.
More than 200 Falklands veterans are expected to march through Gosport on Sunday 21 May, when the town hosts a national commemoration service and parade on the 35th anniversary of the conflict.
University students who use networking to expand their contacts, obtain advice and access information will be more employable and better placed to secure jobs, according to new research.
May is National Walking Month and there are plenty of different opportunities to get walking in Portsmouth.
They are looking to employ nine across their business, including in engineering, finance and operations in this ambitious initiative.
Portsmouth Guildhall has announced that Steve Hackett was inducted into their Wall of Fame in recognition of his contribution to music, through a career spanning almost five decades.
A Tuneless Choir is being set up in Stubbington, for those who have been told they sing out of tune, but just love to do it anyway. The choir will tackle popular songs, with no pressure to hit any particular note.
Jamie McDonald, a world-record-holding adventurer and founder of Superhero Foundation, will be giving a free public lecture ‘Anyone Can be a Superhero’ at the University of Portsmouth on Wednesday.
Portsmouth has signed up to ValueYou, a reward scheme for volunteers. It provides a discount card and gift vouchers to individuals volunteering 100 hours or more per year to charities, hospitals, community groups or public services.
Friends of Glass - the campaign that promotes glass packaging, is asking the people of Portsmouth to tap into their inner artist and design a new look for a selection of glass banks around the city.
The new transport interchange at The Hard in Portsmouth will be opening this month, in two stages starting this Sunday.
BAE Systems has launched its Movement to Work programme in Portsmouth for the fourth consecutive year.
Free tickets are available for Portsmouth's colourful mayor-making ceremony – the traditional civic event at which a new Lord Mayor is chosen.
They're more used to charity events of the walking kind but now two fundraisers from Portsmouth are getting on their bikes to continue raising cash.
Portsmouth has been announced as the second worst city in the UK for 4G mobile coverage, with only Bournemouth having worse availability by 2.1%.
Beaulieu has announced an exciting new event for its 2017 line-up with The 999 Show on Spring Bank Holiday Monday May 29th to celebrate the work of the emergency services.
Ferneham Hall are delighted to announce Clive Mantle, who's also been in BBC One’s Casualty will be starring in Aladdin this Christmas.
On Sunday 9th July, Neil Bickel from Portsmouth is taking part in an Olympic distance triathlon to raise money for Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust’s Renal Department.
A local company in Waterlooville, Portsmouth, is changing the way it runs its business, thanks to a student project.
The new season is packed full with a range of exciting events, including music, theatre, heritage, comedy and family shows.
The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth and six Hampshire Mayors terrifying challenge at Gunwharf Quays has been postponed until Sunday 7th May due to adverse weather conditions.
The SNAP disco returns to Ferneham Hall on Friday 26th May, from 7 – 10pm.
Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium is celebrating the May Bank Holiday weekend with its Hollywood Star Fish event.
The Queens Hotel in Southsea has been sold and the new owners are going to bring this beautiful, historic building back to life.
Portsmouth City Council has agreed to buy a new Portsmouth retail park to generate up to £1m per year for local services.
The Rural and Seaside Show brings traditional fun to the seafront when it returns to Castle Field over the bank holiday weekend, Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May.
The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth and six Hampshire Mayors will take part in a terrifying challenge at Gunwharf Quays on Sunday 30th April.
This Saturday, a special four year old boy will be lighting up the Emirates Spinnaker Tower to summon the pirates for his One True Wish, to have a pirate party on a real ship on the sea.
The Mary Rose Museum, one of the UK’s foremost historical destinations dedicated to one of the greatest discoveries in recent history, has been nominated for multiple awards.
Alzheimer's Society launches a new campaign calling on people in Portsmouth to set aside their differences and unite in the fight against dementia, as it’s set to become the 21st century’s biggest killer.
University of Portsmouth students who spend their free time giving back to the community will be honoured at a special awards ceremony this week.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Portsmouth on the 27th April with more screenings and more action than ever before.
Portsmouth Hospitals Charity, based at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham has received £870 from the John Lewis Knight and Lee store in Southsea.
Head to a galaxy not so far, far away for a free showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on the Big Screen Portsmouth.
The start of a new cruise season is heading over the horizon at Portsmouth International Port, with preparations being made for the first cruise ship arrival of 2017.
A pioneering exercise class is about to be launched for the over-65s in Portsmouth.
Marks & Spencer has announced it is proposing to close it's Cascades Portsmouth store in early 2018.
Members of the public are invited to join a walk this weekend around Portsmouth to share their views on the city’s heritage.
Portsmouth Libraries are holding a celebratory event to mark World Book Night, happening this Saturday.
Portsmouth City Council has worked with local residents on a film to inspire people to quit smoking and encourage young people not to take up the habit.
There's family fun in Guildhall Square on Wednesday, with children's activities and a free screening of the animated comedy The Secret Life of Pets.
Wild flower seeds are being sown across Portsmouth to create 15 new urban meadows in the city.
Portsmouth City Council's car boot sales have generated £1,000 for the Rowans Hospice in just two weeks.
Portsmouth Guildhall are delighted to announce the former Chair of it’s operating organisation, Portsmouth Cultural Trust, as a new Patron to support their work with emerging business, community and skills development.
The Lord Mayor will be officially be re-opening the South Parade Pier walkways and the new family entertainment centre on Friday at 10am.
Portsmouth Park & Ride are running extra buses on Easter weekend to make people's journeys as quick and easy as possible.
A new Costa store opening in Albert Road, Southsea promises to be at the heart of the local community when it opens on Saturday 15th April – and will create eight new jobs for local people.
Portsmouth library members can enjoy special offers around the city when they show their library card.
Astoria, the beautifully restored classic ocean liner operated by Cruise and Maritime Voyages, will become a familiar face at Portsmouth International Port next year.
Blue Reef Aquarium is hosting Monsoon Magic in their brand new exhibit this school holiday.
Dr Nicola Brown, a member of the breast research group at the University of Portsmouth will be running 70 miles from Portsmouth starting Monday in memory of her research colleague Dr Alex Milligan.
Portsmouth's Cumberland House natural history museum reopens on Saturday 8th April with a fresh new look.
Southsea Castle is the site of a friendly French invasion this weekend. It marks 30 years of Caen and Portsmouth being twinned cities.
Families, beginners and rusty cyclists are being helped to explore Portsmouth on bike this summer with the introduction of 10 new colour coded quieter routes.
The University of Portsmouth has been ranked 98th in The Times Higher Education Young University World Rankings which were published earlier this week.
South Parade Pier Limited are delighted to announce a number of new developments after work making the structure safe again was completed late last year.