Indian Restaurant Helping Feed Homeless in Portsmouth

An Indian restaurant has been helping feed homeless people in Portsmouth by cooking up free curry. The Akash, established since 1978, in Albert Road, Southsea lent its support to the charity Don’t Hate, Donate. The organisation runs a weekly food event to ensure that people experiencing hardship have enough to …

Local Band Raise £1,260 for QA Hospitals Breast Services Department

Local band My Generation, have raised £1,260 for Queen Alexandra Hospital’s Breast Services Department. My Generation was put together by Mark Warren, Johnny Mac and Peter Grady. They kindly hold charity Motown, Soul and Northern nights a few times a year to raise money for various local charities. The money was …

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10 ways to treat mum in Portsmouth this Mother’s Day

Afternoon teas, theatre productions, film screenings, relaxing walks, special brunch menus — whatever your mum enjoys, there’s a way to treat her in Portsmouth this weekend! Here are our ten highlights for Mother’s Day events in our city:   Brunch with mum at the Spinnaker Tower Whisk your mum to the …

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.