Women’s rewilding retreat with Portsmouth Yoga

Join the ladies behind Portsmouth Yoga for a much-needed weekend of switching off to reawaken the woman within at The Sustainability Centre in Petersfield from 7th April through 9th April 2017. Spend a blissful weekend retreating in nature with a small group of women, nourishing yourself through yoga, earthing, …
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Apr 2017
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Hospital staff take part in WardWalk event for QA

Staff from Queen Alexandra Hospital’s Children’s Assessment Unit are taking part in Portsmouth Hospitals Charity’s annual WardWalk event on Sunday 21st May, raising funds for a portable interactive floor for their department. The interactive floor is a projector that projects games such as hopscotch, mini football, and an interactive piano …

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BH Live take on management of Portsmouth mental health service

The management of Portsmouth Interaction, a service for people experiencing mental illnesses, is set to be transferred to BH Live. Interaction provide valuable support and activities to people with mental health problems. The council-run service has been affected by budget reductions in recent years, but this move secures its future, …

Lena Samuels appointed South Central Ambulance Service chair

The Council of Governors have appointed Lena Samuels to the post of Chair of the South Central Ambulance Service — a position which combines the chairing of both the Board of Directors and the Council of Governors. Lena was born and educated in London, and brings a wealth of senior-level …

More support needed for veterans misusing alcohol, research shows

Newly-published results of a study conducted at Queen Alexandra Hospital looking at differences in alcohol misuse between veterans and the general public show more needs to be done earlier to help veterans with drinking problems. The results come during Alcohol Awareness Week, highlighting the threat to physical and mental health of …

Great South Run 2016, in Portsmouth

Thousands of runners of all ages will be taking on the Great South Run on Sunday 23rd October 2016 for its 26th year in the city. Starting and finishing on Clarence Esplanade in Southsea, the fast flat route winds through Old Portsmouth and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, past iconic landmarks such as HMS Victory, …
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Oct 2016
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Paediatric team at Queen Alexandra Hospital raise over £30,000

The entire paediatric team at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, including doctors, nurses, ward clerks, domestics, and patients and their families have raised £30,937.25 for an important Blood Gas Analyser for the Children’s Department. The money was collected through various fundraising events during the year, from sponsored bike rides and walks to cakes …

#GirlBoss: Unbreaking my back at Everybody Pilates

Inspired by the #BossGirl movement, Love Southsea founder and director Lulu Whitmore is celebrating female entrepreneurs in the Portsmouth area with a series of blog posts. First up: Amy from Everybody Pilates. The wealth of talent we have right here in Portsmouth continues to amaze me — the latest inspiring …

Interview: Portsmouth children’s author and exercise specialist Dan Fallon

Team Locals Portsmouth caught up with Dan Fallon, a Portsmouth-based ex-Royal Navy Physical Training Instructor, published children’s author, and rehabilitation specialist, about his passion for movement education.   What inspired you to write Snowflake and the Seven Sacred Movements? One thing I always wanted to do was write a children’s book. Being …

Portsmouth Councillor gearing up for first Sky Ride Local

Portsmouth City Council’s cabinet member for Traffic & Transportation, Cllr Jim Fleming, has signed up for the next Sky Ride Local event which takes place on Sunday 31st July at 10:00am. British Cycling trained ride leaders will guide participants on the 9 mile route along Southsea seafront starting from the …

Yoga Mamas & Yoga Babies at Portsmouth Yoga

Every Wednesday from 11:30am, Portsmouth Yoga in Albert Road host a yoga session for mums of children aged six weeks through to crawling. These classes help to close your belly and close your bones, helping to ensure healthy alignment, tone, and strength after the birth of your baby. Targeted practices to …
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Jul 2016
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SWEAT Outdoors

SWEAT Southsea’s weekly SWEAT Outdoors class takes place out in the elements, come rain or shine, at Castle Field on Southsea seafront every Saturday morning from 9:00am to 10:00am. The SWEAT Outdoors sessions promise excellent supervision and guidance from fully-qualified personal trainers. Every week brings something different with a range …
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Jul 2016
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