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Lakeside welcomes Effective Energy Group

Effective Energy Group, a leading organisation dedicated to empowering individuals and promoting sustainable choices, has become the latest business to move to Lakeside North Harbour. Effective Energy Group has secured …

September 26, 2023
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Bridge Centre purchase unlocks new opportunities for Fratton 

Portsmouth City Council have bought the Bridge Centre in Fratton to unlock new opportunities for businesses and residents.  This purchase is a key part of the council’s long-term regeneration plans …

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New restaurant opens in city centre

A brand-new independent restaurant has opened in the heart of the city at Catherine House in Stanhope Street and is already proving popular. This is the second outlet for Baja …

September 20, 2023
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Launch of innovative business support service

This week Solent Business & Skills Solutions (SBSS)  launched an innovative new business support service in Portsmouth which will offer a range of FREE, impartial support to empower SMEs across …

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Wendy’s opens in Portsmouth’s city centre

American hamburger brand, Wendy’s has opened in Portsmouth’s city centre.  The new restaurant is owned and operated by franchisee NFH Restaurants and is located in the heart of the high …

August 22, 2023
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Harbour Vets opens new £1m practice

Harbour Vets has opened its new £1m million practice in Southsea, following the £1m relocation of Harbour Vets Havant site in February.  The Southsea practice has been relocated two miles …

July 12, 2023
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Plan for £45M revamp at Gunwharf Quays revealed

Multi-million-pound plans to revamp Portsmouth’s waterfront Gunwharf Quays shopping centre have been revealed.  Owners Landsec said the £45m investment would include new flooring, lighting and decor upgrades. Landsec said the …

June 28, 2023
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Work starts on new city centre enterprise space

Work has started on creating a new enterprise centre in the heart of Portsmouth.  City Buildings will offer space for 14 new offices and a co-working space in Commercial Road …

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Business, teaching, and adult care are most popular apprenticeships

The Community Learning Service based at The Learning Place in North End, is celebrating another successful year for their apprentices and adult learners. The most popular apprenticeships of the year …

June 20, 2023
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Business with Portsmouth’s twin city Duisburg

Would your business like to work with Portsmouth’s twin city Duisburg in Germany? Described as interactive and innovative, Duisburg is a city in Germany’s Rhineland, the fifth largest in Germany’s …

June 14, 2023
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Lakeside win Workplace of the Year

Portsmouth’s leading workspace, Lakeside North Harbour, has been named Workplace of the Year at the South Coast Property Awards 2023. The campus scooped the major award in recognition of its …

June 13, 2023
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Quattro Foods committed to achieving Net Zero

Company Quattro Foods has been recognised by Greentech South for their commitment to Portsmouth achieving Net Zero. Following a free energy survey, funded by EMphasis3, the company have upgraded their …

June 7, 2023
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American fast food chain plan to open in city centre

American fast food chain Wendy’s is planning to open a new outlet in Commercial Road, in Portsmouth’s city centre at the former Burton’s store opposite the Jubilee Fountain. The burger …

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Carrington West named best places to work

Carrington West has been named by The Sunday Times as one of the UK’s top ten medium sized businesses in their “Best Places to Work” list. The Sunday Times list …

May 24, 2023
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Buckwells of Southsea wins UK’s best sausage award

Buckwells of Southsea have been commended for its outstanding sausages which now are officially the best in the UK. The butchers in Osborne Road is run by John and Helen …

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Eddie the Eagle soars at annual charity dinner: Portsmouth Property Association

Michael ‘Eddie the Eagle’ Edwards was guest speaker at the 101st annual charity dinner held at Portsmouth Guildhall by Portsmouth Property Association (PPA). A total of £6,600 was raised on …

May 3, 2023
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QinetiQ secures letting to Metaverse VR

QinetiQ has let the final office space at the National Maritime Systems Centre Innovation and Collaboration Hub, on Portsdown Technology Park in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Metaverse VR. Metaverse VR, which …

April 25, 2023
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Solent Freeport announces first Chief Executive

James Hassett will be joining the Solent Freeport as its first Chief Executive in June 2023 driving forward the Freeport to become an established hotbed for innovation, a national hub …

March 31, 2023
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Lawrence Arms launches “Borrow a Barperson” scheme

Businesses in Portsmouth are able to ‘borrow a barperson’ from the Lawrence Arms while the pub is closed for repairs. The Lawrence Arms, Southsea was badly damaged when a car …

March 21, 2023
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Portsmouth joins Central South and Team UK at MIPIM 2023

Portsmouth will join business leaders from across the Central South region to promote opportunities to invest at the world’s leading and most influential property event MIPIM. MIPIM 2023 offers an …

March 7, 2023
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Portsmouth and Halifax, Nova Scotia sign to become sister cities to progress trade opportunities

Portsmouth and Halifax Nova Scotia in Canada have formalised their “sister city” agreement to expand on both cities’ work to develop opportunities for business.  The agreement was signed by Mayor …

January 18, 2023
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New clothing store opens in Drayton

Exchange Boutique a new clothing store, owned by Jennie Woodfine, has opened in Drayton.  The shop in Havant Road, which is taking the place of Aroma Cafe before it expanded …

January 17, 2023
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