Loughlan Campbell

Brunel House plans deferred as developers told to do better by councillors

DEVELOPERS behind a scheme to re-clad one of the city’s ‘biggest eyesores’ have been told to do better on their proposed plans.

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Portsmouth set for ‘New York skyline’ in £500m city centre plans

PORTSMOUTH will have a Manhattan-esque skyline as part of a £500m masterplan to transform the city centre.

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REVEALED: £60m masterplan to fix traffic congestion and ‘breathe life’ into Portsmouth city centre

AMBITIOUS new multi-million-pound plans for Portsmouth city centre include major road alterations and the replacement of a key roundabout with a market square.

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Kingston Prison

Portsmouth City Council draws up plan to hold developers to account over affordable housing

AFFORDABLE housing is set to be prioritised in a new document being developed by the city council.

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Portsmouth City Council divided over possibility of committee system

THE CITY council was divided on the issue of switching to a new decision-making system yesterday.

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Pay-as-you-go scheme could save Hampshire tips from closure

FRONT-LINE services are set to be cut by £140m but household waste recycling centres could be saved under a new pay-as-you-go scheme.

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Supertram named winner of News online poll on transport schemes

THE cancelled Supertram scheme has won a poll of News readers’ favourite ambitious transport plans over the last 50 years.

Ben Ainslie at the Land Rover BAR headquarters in Old Portsmouth

Sir Ben Ainslie confirms Portsmouth stay despite America’s Cup rules shake-up

LAND ROVER BAR are staying in Portsmouth despite a radical shake-up in the rules of the America’s Cup, Sir Ben Ainslie has confirmed.

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Clearing Portsmouth's roads of untaxed vehicles
caption: Councillor Simon Bosher pictured with one of the untaxed vehicles PPP-171013-094906001

Portsmouth council cracks down on untaxed vehicles across the city

COUNCIL officers removed ten untaxed vehicles off the streets in a night-time operation this week.


‘Give Southsea beach a clean’ - Portsmouth MP tells city

AFTER being ‘shocked’ by the level of rubbish on a beach during a visit, a city MP has urged residents to ‘do their bit’.

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Ethan Goldring

Portsmouth dog walker ‘fortunate’ to be alive after vicious moped attack

A DOG walker could have died when he was beaten unconscious and run over by a moped, a court heard.

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Who remembers the ill-fated plans for The Supertram?

From the Supertram to the Isle of Wight Tunnel: A look at 50 years of ambitious transport plans

For decades, transport improvements have been one of the key cries of politicians in the area.

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Ken's Kebabs in Guildhall Walk

Portsmouth takeaway joins late-hours group in Guildhall Walk despite police fears

A TAKEAWAY has joined a growing list of establishments in the Guildhall Walk area receiving longer licensing hours despite violence fears from the police.

A union has hit out after BAE Systems announced job cuts in Portsmouth yesterday

Shipbuilders’ union labels BAE job cuts ‘a further blow’ to Portsmouth workers

THE decision to axe hundreds of jobs at BAE systems is a ‘further blow’ for the city’s shipyard workers, a union has said.


South Coast ambulance service trust will remain in special measures, says UK hospitals chief

AN ambulance service trust should remain in special measures, the chief inspector of hospitals has said.

Cladding being removed from Horatia House and Leamington House

Portsmouth council could borrow millions for cladding replacement works

A COUNCIL could be forced to borrow millions of pounds in order to carry out the removal and replacing of cladding on two tower blocks.


Salesman who sold cars without a licence accuses council of ‘throwing away thousands’

A CAR salesman says a council is ‘throwing away thousands’ by evicting him from a site despite admitting he sold vehicles without a licence.

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More than 200 people snared in Portsmouth for not having TV licence

MORE than 200 young people have been caught watching live television without a TV licence.


More cameras set to catch drivers parking on zig-zags outside Portsmouth schools

DRIVERS who park on zig-zag lines outside schools have been warned that the city council is installing more security cameras.

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Hampshire council foster carer launches legal claim to obtain workers’ rights

A FOSTER carer is launching a legal claim to be regarded by a council as a worker in a landmark case.

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