More beds for rough sleepers

Eight more beds for rough sleepers More beds will be available for rough sleepers in the city from next month. At the moment there are 49 beds in two Portsmouth City Council night shelters, compared to 45 at this time last year. From March there will be eight more beds, taking the total to 57, af...

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More households to get popular food waste recycling scheme

More households to get popular food waste recycling scheme thanks to Lib Dem proposals Plans are being developed to double Portsmouth's food waste recycling and pave the way for twice as many homes to take part, with a £22.2m specialist anaerobic digestion facility also being considered. Currentl...

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More help for rough sleepers

More help for rough sleepers

People sleeping rough in Portsmouth are to get more support, following a successful bid for funding by the Liberal Democrat run city council. The city council will use the cash to provide more housing advice and intensive support to homeless people. For people already sleeping rough, the goal wi...

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£1.5m plan for homeless accommodation

Helping people facing homelessness is a top priority for the Liberal Democrat group who run Portsmouth City Council. Now a £1.5m push to improve temporary accommodation for people at risk of homelessness is to be considered by all councillors. Portsmouth City Council provides temporary accommodat...

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Ofsted praises Portsmouth schools for inclusion

Portsmouth has been praised by OFSTED with a glowing report for inclusion in the city. The inspection looked at the way education, health and care work together to meet the needs of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability. It praised the city’s strong leadership an...

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Great news for the Great Waterfront City

Portsmouth is forecast to be the second-fastest growing city in terms of GVA (gross value added) by the end of 2020, according to a report published by the UK Powerhouse study. The city’s Liberal Democrat run council recently worked with other partners in the city to formulate a new Economic Deve...

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