Portsmouth City Council pledges to get more people on their bikes

Pictured: Southsea Cycles in Albert Road, one of Portsmouth’s leading cycle stores Portsmouth City Council have pledged to get even more people on their bikes following the success of the Pedal Portsmouth Family Festival of Cycling at Lakeside on Sunday. Councillor Jim Fleming, cabinet member for Traffic …

Portsmouth tennis courts now bookable online

Guarantee your game at any of Portsmouth’s free tennis courts in Milton, Drayton, and Cosham using the council’s new booking system. Register for free and follow the simple steps to choose your court, date, and time, and book up to seven days in advance to secure your game. This new …

Pompey freeze season ticket prices for 2016/2017

Portsmouth Football Club have announce that season ticket and match day prices have been frozen for a fourth successive season. The club have also revealed a new discounted ‘young person’s’ ticket ahead of what promises to be an exciting season on the south coast. Additionally, the age at which Junior tickets can …

Portsmouth entrepreneur’s circumnavigation bid earns Royal support

Team Britannia’s round-the-world record bid has received a major boost today with the announcement of support from The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry’s Endeavour Fund. Team Britannia is a multi-million round-the-world record bid which hopes to shave seven days off the current record of …

Portsmouth Tennis Centre hosts biggest touch tennis tournament ever

Mountbatten Centre have hosted the biggest ever indoor touch tennis tournament, with over 80 participants in the event and 40 others coming along to watch or try out the sport. Elliott Mould, a leading figure in the sport, fought to the number one spot, taking advantage of Simon Roberts, who …

Get to know: Lucy Barlow and Portsmouth Yoga

Lucy Barlow from Portsmouth Yoga will be first on stage at the hotly anticipated Fitness Festival on June 4th this summer. Lucy is a passionate advocate for living a healthy and active lifestyle, and runs Portsmouth’s best known Yoga centre in the heart of Albert Road. In this interview with …

Portsmouth City Council propose new BMX track

Portsmouth residents are being asked if they would welcome a BMX pump track to the north of the city. Portsmouth City Council is considering possibilities for creating the new sporting facility at a yet undecided location, and are conducting a poll to gauge public opinion on the proposals. The BMX …

Mountbatten Leisure Centre Portsmouth complete £250,000 investment

Over the past 12 months, The Mountbatten Leisure Centre have been busy upgrading fitness equipment in their main gym. The centre, managed by Parkwood Leisure Limited, has seen state-of-the-art Precor cardiovascular and resistance machine equipment installed as part of a £250,000 investment programme. Richard Leader, Marketing Manager for Parkwood Leisure, said: …