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 …
15 th
Jul 2017
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Parkour workshops with 3RUN

3RUN is one of the most recognised freerunning and parkour teams on the planet, and they’ll be running workshops at Portsmouth Cathedral in Old Portsmouth on Saturday 17th June 2017. The holders of 15 Guinness World Records and the British TV Craft Award, they are at the forefront of all things parkour, …
17 th
Jun 2017
12:00

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Land Rover BAR w​in against Artemis Racing in America’s Cup Qualifiers

British home team Land Rover BAR fought back in their sixth race of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers. Skipper Ben Ainslie and the team sailed their best race to date, winning another great pre-start against Artemis Racing, accelerating around the Swedish team before hitting 43 knots on the first leg …

Pompey Supporters’ Trust approve Michael Eisner’s takeover proposal

In an exciting turn of events, the Pompey Supporters’ Trust (PST) have voted their approval of former Disney CEO Michael Eisner’s proposal to buy Portsmouth Football Club: £5.67million bid from Eisner’s Tornante investment group. Community shareholders in PST — Portsmouth Football Club’s principal shareholder, with 48.5% of the club’s equity — voted …

New coaching launch hits the water at Southsea Rowing Club

Left to right: Membership Secretary Jeff Watling, Councillor Linda Symes, and Club Captain Pete Clarke We went to speak to the team at Southsea Rowing Club this afternoon about a new coaching launch they’ve put into service, thanks to funding from Portsmouth City Council. Club Captain Pete Clarke told …

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
00:00

University of Portsmouth Paralympian’s silver success celebrated

A celebratory event was held at the University of Portsmouth last week for a student who won silver at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. Master’s student Lauren Steadman (pictured above, right) competed in the debut paratriathlon event on Copacabana beach in Brazil. Lauren’s support team, including coaches, psychologists, and trainers, …

Spinnaker Tower-thon 2016

Sign up for the Spinnaker Tower-thon on Sunday 16th October 2016 and attempt to conquer our 530 steps in the fastest time. A perfect fundraiser or personal challenge, prizes are also available for the fastest man and woman. The Spinnaker Tower-thon is part of a series of Tower Running races being hosted …
16 th
Oct 2016
10:00

#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 …

Pompey players deliver membership packs to Junior Blues fans

Seven Junior Blues members and their families were paid a visit by current Pompey players Conor Chaplin and Ben Close, who were delivering their new membership packs. The players were left with the same beaming smiles as the young fans they were delivering the packs to. Ben Close said: “It was …