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Add your handprint to The Forest of Somerstown

ANYBODY with a Somerstown connection, past or present, is invited to add their handprint to the Forest of Somerstown community art project on Saturday 27 November. Free cake, free hot …

November 20, 2021
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Proud Somerstown grandma hails Somerstown street gallery

A Somerstown grandma has spoken of her pride at watching her granddaughter launch ambitious city centre community art project Somerstown Street Gallery with a stunning 30m Somerstown-themed mural. Skyla’s masterpiece …

November 18, 2021
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WATCH TWO-MIN VIDEO: Strong public support for Council’s first new-build extra care dementia community

[arve url=”″ loop=”no” muted=”no” /]   96% OF PEOPLE who responded to a call for local people’s views have supported Portsmouth City Council’s plans to build its first ever extra …

October 13, 2021
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WATCH VIDEO – Praise for Portsmouth builders working on all-electric council homes in the face of Covid challenges

PORTSMOUTH builders have been praised for taking on the challenges of the global pandemic while building brand new all-electric council-owned homes in Hilsea. The 17 brand new Portsmouth City Council …

October 4, 2021
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Somerstown artist begins work on mural at Horatia House

A SOMERSTOWN artist is painting an impressive Somerstown-themed 30-metre mural on the site boundary hoardings surrounding a tower block Portsmouth City Council is bringing down. Skyla Swan, a computer animation …

September 29, 2021
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