Childcare hours upped

Portsmouth Grammar School pupils, back from left  to right: Sam Rush, Oliver Clark, Hermione Barrick, Michaela Clancy, Ilana Berney, Lizzy Greenfield, Charlotte Phillips, Grace Goodfellow, Caleb Barron, Robert Merriam. Front row, left to right: Katie Morrison, Gemma Webb, Lana Watt, Alfie Perry-Ward

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WORKING families can now apply for up to 30 hours of free childcare starting from September.

Families in Portsmouth with children aged three on August 31 that are earning on average at least £120 a week and less than £100,000 a year each can apply now for funded childcare to start in September.

To check eligibility, register and apply for up to 30 hours free childcare for three and four year olds go to