PRAISE has been heaped on a coastal defence project which is in development across the north of Portsea island.
A mum who has spent four years trying to stop houses being built in a neighbouring garden says she is devastated they have been given the green light.
PEOPLE are being invited to collect some free plant bulbs to brighten up their area.
CONCERNS have been raised about the state Southsea Common has been left in after Victorious Festival.
PORTMOUTH’s biggest green fair is back and promises to be bigger and better than ever.
A COMPANY has defended its bid to fell mature trees in a conservation area.
THE growth northwards of Portsmouth’s urban sprawl looks to have reached its limit.
THOUSANDS of fly-tippers in the Portsmouth area are costing taxpayers almost £350,000 – with only a handful of culprits ever being punished, fresh figures have shown.
A theatre company is highlighting the issues around climate change for a new show this autumn.
A NEW cycle track which will provide a link across a town is due to open.
A LARGE solar farm which will invite its neighbours to invest in shares and start a community ownership programme has been approved by councillors.
THE battle to build a house on a former cordite magazine continues as the land owner appeals Gosport council’s decision to reject his latest plan.
The coastal defence project being developed across the north of Portsea Island has won an award at the Environment Agency’s National Project Excellence Awards.
WORK to install a history-making bridge to reduce children’s walking time to school is almost complete.
A ROW has broken out over whether trees should be chopped down to allow more light to reach solar panels.
Chloe Ellis, from Portsmouth Together, wants children to enter the grass heads competition
AN ANNUAL swimming gala was cancelled for the second year running over ongoing concerns about pollution in Langstone Harbour.
FRESH concerns have been raised that Portsmouth City Council is not doing enough to punish dog owners who don’t clear up after their pets.
Scientists from the University of Portsmouth have discovered a new species of brain-altering parasite in Langstone Harbour.
Weathermen say heavy rain will continue to lash the Portsmouth area.
HORTICULTURISTS have been showing off their skills at a popular show.
Weird and wonderful crabs and lobsters from around the world will be on show at the Blue Reef Aquarium this weekend as part of its Claws – Incredible Crustaceans event.
URGENT repair work on dangerous potholes will go ahead at Christmas, the government has confirmed.
RECYCLING rates in Portsmouth are nearly half the national average.
The Recycle for West Sussex team is encouraging people to recycle more of their waste over the summer.
ONE of the rarest seabirds in the country has made a remarkable comeback.
A DREAM to refurbishment an island’s run-down play parks is becoming reality as the first reopens after an £80,000 makeover.
Beautiful begonias, colourful geraniums and neat lawns were just some of the highlights in Nick Pattenden and Meriel Sprake’s garden.
A rare species of fish found in only one place in the world has given birth for the first time at Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium.
A MAN fined £75 for dropping a cigarette has accused a council of ‘double standards’ after rubbish was left to fester at a beauty spot.
A RUGBY club is launching an ambitious £1.5m bid in the hope of becoming the best venue on the south coast.
ONE of the country’s biggest retailers wants to set up a distribution base in Havant.
PEOPLE fed up with fly-tipping blighting beauty spots are asking – when will it end?
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A group whose mission it is to conserve and cherish Havant’s heritage has set up a new division called ‘Friends of the Gazebo Garden’.
A new observational beehive will officially be opened at Cumberland House Natural History Museum in Southsea this month.
A MAN has admitted running an illegal waste dump in a picturesque part of the South Downs.
FIVE country parks have been awarded prestigious Green Flag status for their high standards and good facilities.