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Cash injection for SME business growth projects

Solent and Portsmouth based businesses can get a share of £700,000 grant funding from GetSet Solent to support business growth projects.  Eligible projects with costs between £4,000 up to £100,000 …

June 7, 2022
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Work starts on port’s terminal extension

Portsmouth International Port’s terminal transformation has begun on a new carbon neutral terminal extension. This project is one of the UK’s first Levelling Up projects to get underway and will …

May 25, 2022
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Get Set Growth Day

Get Set Day: Easy access to business advice

The Get Set Day, part of Portsmouth & South Coast Business Week, was an overwhelming success. Over 70 micro, start up and growth businesses visited us across two venues, the …

May 10, 2022
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Portsmouth City Council supports greening projects

Two city areas have been transformed into new Green and Clean community spaces to improve greening, air quality and health for residents with funding from Portsmouth City Council’s CIL Neighbourhood …

March 24, 2022
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Crowdfunder upgraded coaching offer

Crowdfunder have upgraded their coaching offer to provide better support for community project owners and to help get the message out.  Online courses are available, from introductory courses to get …

March 23, 2022
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Portsmouth’s successful £1.6M UK Community Renewal Fund projects get underway

Three Portsmouth economic development projects, that received funding of just under £1.6M from the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund, are now underway.  Portsmouth City Council was the …

February 16, 2022
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Portsmouth City Council announce grant to support Leisure and Hospitality business impacted by Omicron

Portsmouth City Council have announced that applications are now open for the Omicron Leisure and Hospitality Grant (OHLG). This is a one-off grant that has been designed for leisure and …

January 14, 2022
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Portsmouth City Council announce new Resilience Grant to support business impacted by Covid-19

Portsmouth City Council have announced today a new ARG Business Resilience Grant to help businesses that have continued to be severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.  This additional grant is …

December 21, 2021
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Crowdfunding Portsmouth

Not sure what crowdfunding is? Come along to the Victory Business Centre on 22 September 2021 any time between 10am – 3pm to find out more. Portsmouth City Council and …

September 1, 2021
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Success for the Solent’s ambitious £2billion freeport bid

The Solent’s ambitious bid for Freeport status has been confirmed by the government in the 2021 budget. This bid, led by the Solent LEP, includes both Portsmouth International Port, and also Dunsbury Park, a major …

March 4, 2021
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Hundreds answer council’s call for views on new records office site homes

A MAJOR public engagement project has seen hundreds of people answer Portsmouth City Council’s call to share their views on plans to build brand new housing on the disused old …

September 28, 2020
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£10,000 for projects that matter in Portsmouth

To celebrate the launch of Crowdfund Portsmouth, Crowdfunder, Portsmouth City Council and Shaping Portsmouth have teamed up to run a crowdfunding competition in the city. Thanks to funding from Portsmouth …

March 9, 2020
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Reminder: Free apprenticeship training for city businesses

Portsmouth businesses are being offered thousands of pounds worth of free training for apprentices or employees looking to boost their skills. Portsmouth City Council is using National Apprenticeship Week 2020 …

February 5, 2020
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