Mutiny Festival brings £2.7m into Portsmouth economy

A MUSIC festival brought more than £2.5m into the city’s economy following its biggest event to date.


WATCH: Retailer’s £5m centre opening to create 100 jobs at Dunsbury Park in Havant

CLOTHING giant FatFace has become the first company to move into a new industrial park with the opening of a new £5m base.

Liza Bailey and her daughter Helen Bailey took part in Small Business Saturday last year at their florist shop Seaside Florist on Hayling Island.

Picture: Malcolm Wells

Portsmouth council backs Small Business Saturday with free parking

SHOPPERS will be able to enjoy free parking as part of Small Business Saturday.

From left to right: Amy Carter, 34, Matt Paffett, 43, Pernilla Berglund, 42, Latin Smith, 33. Photo: Holly Sayer-Gray

Portsmouth pub goes all Pudsey-mad for Children in Need

PUNTERS at a city pub were in for a treat as their local was taken over by Pudsey bear-inspired madness.

From left, Jacob Kennard, Gavin Moon, Ian Doyle and Sarah Talboys-Smith with Shanon Rees and Rodney Watson at the front
 at the Southsea Village in Palmerston Road Picture: Habibur Rahman

Children in Need: Pub raises money with 12-hour ping pong game

A PUB in Southsea is raising money for Children in Need with a 12-hour ping pong game.

The Novatech Children in Need event Picture: Rachel Edge

Children in Need: Computer firm Novatech launches 24-hour challenge

A COMPUTER company has taken an innovative approach to fundraising for Children in Need.

The ice skating rink in Guildhall Square

Everything you need to know about Portsmouth’s ice rink (including when it opens)

THE ice rink in Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square opens for its first skate tomorrow.

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Lidl joins Black Friday (that means champagne for £8.99!)

Lidl joins Black Friday (that means champagne for £8.99!)

Lidl has announced that it will take part in Black Friday for the first time this year.

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Ray Arnold

Manager set to take the helm at new care home

A BRAND new care home is due to open in Horndean next year and the business has already appointed a home manager.

Daren Fudge, Vinyl Presents director and CEO

Company hopes to turn the tables on vinyl market

ONE firm is hoping to shake up the vinyl record market with its new state-of-the-art machinery.


Search is over for the UK’s Punniest Business

A NEW survey has revealed Britain’s favourite small business name.


Company hopes for hat-trick

A CONSTRUCTION firm has been shortlisted in three categories at the Construction News Specialist Awards.

Chairman of Blake Morgan, Bruce Potter

Law firm named in list of Top 50 UK employers

BLAKE Morgan has been named as one of the best employers in the UK for promoting diversity.

Cllr Rob Humby (left) with Matthew Riches (right) Skanksa's business director for Hampshire Highways

Council hopes to keep drivers moving through icy weather

HAMPSHIRE County Council has brought in a new fleet of salting vehicles, to combat the upcoming icy weather.

Jack Martin is calling for the return of this much-loved Tom Parker milk float after it was stolen during the night

Original Tom Parker Dairies milk float is stolen

A BELOVED milk float passed down by generations of dairy farmers has been stolen.

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How long does it take to sell a house in Portsmouth?

How long does it take to sell a home in Portsmouth?

PROPERTY sales in Portsmouth have seen a significant drop over the last year, according to new figures.


WATCH: Amazon gears up for Black Friday

Take a look inside an Amazon 'fulfilment centre' as workers prepare for Black Friday.

Little Johnny Russells, which is currently closed and will return as the Lord John Russell under new management

Albert Road pub will regain its aristocratic name after a revamp

A pub that sparked an entertainment empire is no more – but its new owners say they are returning its original name when it reopens next month.

The Country Inn in Waltham Chase

Picture: Kimberley Barber

Family give former Indian restaurant a new lease of life as pub

A FORMER pub has reopened to the public following a refurbishment.

Teachers at the TSAT seminar

Teachers put through their paces at Trust seminar

THE Thinking Schools Academy Trust brought almost 400 teachers together recently for a day of seminars, workshops and brain games.

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