Portsmouth’s Race For Life 2017

Cancer Research’s Race For Life is returning to Portsmouth this year ready to kick cancer’s butt on Southsea Common. With many races available for all abilities there is no excuses not to get involved. Run or walk the 5k, 10k, Half Marathon or Marathon. Or why not throw yourself into …
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Aug 2017

Portsmouth Relay for Life 2017

The Portsmouth Relay for Life returns for its 21st year on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2017, bringing the local community together to unite against cancer. Teams of friends, family, and colleagues rally together, raising as much as possible through the year for Cancer Research UK. The vital money …
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Jul 2017

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One Love Manchester benefit concert on Big Screen Portsmouth

Big Screen Portsmouth will show live coverage of the One Love Manchester concert at Old Trafford cricket ground on Sunday 4th June 2017 — a benefit show raising money for the victims of the Manchester bomb attack and their families. The benefit concert’s line-up includes: Ariana Grande, whose concert on May 22nd …
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Jun 2017

Blue Day for Tom Prince Cancer Trust

Bring on Blue Day 2017! On Friday 5th May, schools and businesses in Portsmouth will don blue clothes, wigs, and face paint to raise funds for local charity the Tom Prince Cancer Trust. Blue Day celebrates the city and Portsmouth Football Club. Whether you’re a Pompey fan or …
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May 2017

Local lady raises almost £1000 supporting friends with cancer

When local resident Emma Evans from the Stamshaw SFA estate found out that her friend, Sandie’s daughter Ayla aged 4 and another two children on the Navy estate were being supported by CLIC Sargent she wanted to help. CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading charity for young cancer patients and …

Queen Alexandra Hospital receive vital funds from John Lewis customers

Portsmouth Hospitals Charity, based at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham has received £870 from the John Lewis Knight and Lee store in Southsea as part of their Community Matters scheme. QA Hospital are snding a big thank you to all customers who put their green token in the community matters …

The Big Strait Jacket Escape at the Spinnaker Tower

A spectacular strait jacket escape is set to amaze you on Wednesday 12 April when magician Dan Churchley attempts to complete the daring stunt, all whilst suspended 100 metres above sea level, upside down, beneath the iconic building’s glass floor Sky Walk! As well as captivating visitors, the stunt will …
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Apr 2017

UVG Presents ‘Recovered’ in aid of Give a Gig week

On Friday 31st March UVG Present ‘Recovered’ in aid of Give a Gig week, hosted at Portsmouth’s Rifle Club. An evening to help raise awareness of an amazing organisation without whom The UVG would simply not exist. The National Foundation for Youth Music are our major funders and their support …
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Mar 2017

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 …