The Rucksack Bus: Helping the Homeless

A vision is about to become reality for a local woman, Joanne Vines from Lee-on-the-Solent, who is passionate about helping the homeless following her recent plea for a double decker bus. Joanne Vines and Sammy Barcroft have successfully held the Rucksack Event in Portsmouth for the last 4 years, the …

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Approach to childhood mental health based on Victorian values

The approaches to protecting children with mental health issues are much the same today as in Victorian and Edwardian times, new research shows. The case files of children from the 1800s reveal that the approach taken by those responsible for their welfare has changed remarkably little in over 100 years.

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The Rucksack Bus: Helping the Homeless

A vision is about to become reality for a local woman, Joanne Vines from Lee-on-the-Solent, who is passionate about helping the homeless following her recent plea for a double decker bus. Joanne Vines and Sammy Barcroft have successfully held the Rucksack Event in Portsmouth for the last 4 years, the …

Approach to childhood mental health based on Victorian values

The approaches to protecting children with mental health issues are much the same today as in Victorian and Edwardian times, new research shows. The case files of children from the 1800s reveal that the approach taken by those responsible for their welfare has changed remarkably little in over 100 years.

Magician to escape strait jacket, hung upside-down from Spinnaker Tower

A spectacular strait jacket escape is set to amaze Spinnaker Tower visitors on Wednesday 12th April when magician Dan Churchley attempts to complete the daring stunt, all whilst suspended upside-down 100 metres above sea level from the building’s renowned glass floor. As well as captivating visitors, the stunt will also …

New coaching launch hits the water at Southsea Rowing Club

Left to right: Membership Secretary Jeff Watling, Councillor Linda Symes, and Club Captain Pete Clarke We went to speak to the team at Southsea Rowing Club this afternoon about a new coaching launch they’ve put into service, thanks to funding from Portsmouth City Council. Club Captain Pete Clarke told …

Falklands veteran eyes world record on Team Britannia’s powerboat

Perth native John Mollison (57) joins Team Britannia, the British, Portsmouth-based, bid to design and build the fastest and most fuel-efficient powerboat to circumnavigate the globe. The Falklands veteran will join the team behind the revolutionary 80ft powerboat, which hopes to cut up to seven days off the current world …