CITY companies are being urged to take part in Small Business Saturday – a national campaign to boost local high streets and traders.
The event on December 5 is a celebration of small businesses and a campaign to encourage people to shop locally.
The event is supported by the Federation of Small Businesses and backed by the city council.
Free all-day parking will be on offer at the following car parks: Wootton Street, Cosham, London Road, Cosham, Stubbington Avenue, North End and Ashby Place, Southsea.
Businesses wanting to take part in the event can email details of offers or discounts, along with their logo and photo, which will feature on the council’s website, to firstname.lastname@example.org.