What to do in Portsmouth this Easter

The sun is shining and the Easter Holidays are fast approaching, the kids are off school and keeping them occupied can be tough. Luckily for us Portsmouth has plenty in store for the upcoming weeks. Have a look at our top picks of things to do this Easter around the city: …

After a decade, Cheryl Buggy steps down from running Express FM

After 10 years as Station Director of the station, Cheryl Buggy is stepping down from her role running Express FM, one of the longest running community stations in the UK. Cheryl was one of the founding members of Express when it applied for its licence 11 years ago. “I had …

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The top 10 festive things to do in Portsmouth this year

Autumn is fading into winter, evenings are shorter, and you may feel like spending every night snuggled up in the warmth of your central heating and six blankets binging through Netflix and starting your Advent calendar early. But this is where the festive celebrations begin, and there’s still so much going …

Portsmouth velodrome to reopen in January 2016

Portsmouth City Council have announced the long awaited re-opening of the Portsmouth Cycle Track at the Mountbatten Centre, Hilsea.  The Mountbatten Centre’s cycle track was closed in March of 2014 by Portsmouth City Council (PCC) and current operator Parkwood Leisure. This was due to safety concerns following a fatal …

HMS Middleton leaves Portsmouth for three year deployment

Royal Navy minehunter HMS Middleton sailed from her home in Portsmouth this week for a three-year deployment to the Gulf where she will protect vital sea lanes and provide wider maritime security to the region. The 45 crew making the journey were joined by family and friends onboard to see …

5,000 portions of free lunch to the people of Portsmouth

On Wednesday 9th December volunteers from across Portsmouth will come together in Guildhall Square to make and serve 5,000 portions of free lunch to the local community. The lunch, served between 11:00am – 2:30pm, will be made entirely of food that would otherwise be destined for the bin. ‘Feeding the …

HMS Richmond sailors help to revamp Indian school

Sailors from HMS Richmond brought smiles to the faces of orphans in Goa when they spruced up their school. Crew from the Portsmouth-based frigate gave up a day of their time to lend a helping hand at the Mango Tree Trust while their ship visited the Indian state. The school …

Pedal Portsmouth 2015

Portsmouth City Council’s first ever Pedal Portsmouth cycling event takes place along Southsea Seafront on Sunday 27th September, with cyclists of all ages and abilities welcomed along to take part. Everyone from beginners to experienced riders will be able to enjoy four miles of traffic-free roads between 11:00am to 3:00pm.
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Volunteers raise £500 for food waste charity FoodCycle Portsmouth

A group of volunteers in Portsmouth have raised £500 in support of FoodCycle Portsmouth, a charity dedicated to reducing food waste, poverty, carbon emissions, and social isolation. Local businesses, supermarkets, artists, and musicians teamed up with FoodCycle volunteers in Portsmouth and Bristol in a fundraising pop-up community evening of food, live …

Portsmouth Triathlon 2015

The popular Portsmouth Triathlon returns to Southsea on Sunday 6th September. The partnership event by Portsmouth City Council and Triathlon England has grown over the past few years to become a well established event on the annual Triathlon calendar. Its spectacular course, starting at Southsea Castle, takes in views across the …
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