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New £7m Centre for Creative and Immersive Extended Reality opens

The University of Portsmouth’s new £7 million Centre for Creative and Immersive Extended Reality (CCIXR) opened last week and is the UK’s first purpose-built facility to bring together a whole …

May 11, 2022
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Victorious Festival generated £15.5m for Portsmouth’s economy

A report, by Bluegrass Research, shows that the 2021 edition of the Victorious Festival, held on Southsea Common, had an economic impact of £15,525,675.  This represents an impressive 24 per …

March 2, 2022
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Major land purchase in city centre for council’s regeneration plans

The former Tricorn site in City Centre North has been purchased by Portsmouth City Council, supporting regeneration of the area. Real estate investment and development advisor, Delancey previously owned a …

February 2, 2022
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Crowdfund CIL Transformation funding supports community projects

Cumberland Infant School in Portsmouth have received a funding boost from Portsmouth City Council’s Crowdfund CIL Transformation Fund to reach their target to fund their Community Wilding Project. The Southsea …

January 12, 2022
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Ofsted Success for Portsmouth Schools

91% of Portsmouth schools are now rated as Good or Outstanding by Ofsted making Portsmouth schools now above the national average.  The good news from Ofsted came at the end …

December 22, 2021
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WATCH VIDEO: ‘This is really emotional’ – former residents watch crane lift first panel from Somerstown tower block

[arve url=”https://vimeo.com/652839202″ title=”WATCH VIDEO: ‘This is really emotional’ – former residents watch crane lift first panel from Somerstown tower block” loop=”no” muted=”no” /]   Tearful former residents of Horatia House …

December 6, 2021
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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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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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Portsmouth tops poll for shopper spend since April

New data from Dojo has revealed the UK’s spending habits following restrictions being lifted on April 12. The data suggests that Portsmouth claims the top spot for consumer spending in …

June 9, 2021
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Brits drawn to ‘dynamic and vibrant’ Portsmouth

According to an article in The News, thousands of people have moved from areas across the south to live in Portsmouth. Whether they moved for work opportunities, vibrant culture, a …

March 26, 2021
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New small business charter award for Portsmouth Business School

Congratulations to the University of Portsmouth Business School which has retained its Small Business Charter Award in recognition of its work to support students, small businesses and the local economy. …

March 17, 2021
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Yacht Racing Forum 2020 destined for Portsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom

The Yacht Racing Forum will take place for the first time in the United Kingdom, on 23 – 24 November 2020. The event will be based around Portsmouth Harbour, with …

February 6, 2020
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Portsmouth to launch crowdfunding platform to support local businesses

A new Portsmouth crowdfunding platform is being launched by Portsmouth City Council which will enable local businesses and social enterprises to raise money to help their business to grow and …

November 9, 2019
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Small businesses needed for Small Business Saturday

Small businesses in the city are being encouraged by Portsmouth City Council to take part in the annual Small Business Saturday event, which is taking place on Saturday 7 December …

November 8, 2019
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