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 …

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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 …