Josh Wright Journalist
  • Portsmouth
  • National World

Senior journalist experienced in political and health reporting; data analysis and visualisation; social media and investigations. Currently the BBC Local Democracy Reporter for Portsmouth based at The News spearheading agenda-setting coverage of Portsmouth City Council and public affairs across the city.

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The News

156 Articles
about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Bransbury Park designs for new Portsmouth leisure centre are widely supported

Most people who took part in a public consultation on the design of the new Bransbury Park leisure centre supported P...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Former Admiral's House in Old Portsmouth could be converted into offices

A former admiral's house in Old Portsmouth could be converted into offices if new plans are approved by the city coun...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Statue to honour Portsmouth Football Club legend Jimmy Dickinson on track to be unveiled next sea...

A statue honouring a Pompey legend is on track to be unveiled early next season with a planning application for it ha...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plan to demolish former Royal British Legion building in Portsmouth is set to be refused

The demolition of the former Royal British Legion building in Cosham to make way for a block of flats is set to be re...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth Society plays key role in guiding development in the city 50 years after it was establ...

Fifty years after it was established, following a post-Second World War 'blitz' which saw swathes of central Portsmou...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth's Spinnaker Tower set to have new adverts on it as part of partnership with Macmillan ...

Planning permission for new adverts at the Spinnaker Tower is set to be granted by councillors next week, paving the ...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Tipner East: 200 new homes near Portsmouth's demolished greyhound stadium set for approval

Plans for more than 200 homes in Portsmouth have been recommended for approval ahead of a decision being made on the ...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

New cladding for Portsmouth flats approved after fire risk showed improvements were needed follow...

An eight-storey block of flats in Cosham can be reclad with new non-combustible materials after planning permission w...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Active Travel Fund: Portsmouth and Hampshire are given cash to promote walking and cycling

More than £650,000 has been awarded to Portsmouth City Council in the latest round of government funding for measures...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Royal Navy: Portsmouth Society raises objection to proposed HMS Royal Oak memorial

The Portsmouth Society has objected to a planning application for a new memorial to hundreds of people who died in th...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plans for solar panels on the roof of Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth are approved

Portsmouth City Council plans to install solar panels on the roof of the swimming pool at the Mountbatten Centre have...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Solent Forts: Permission to allow Spitbank Fort to be used as a home is extended

The temporary planning permission allowing Spitbank Fort to be used as a home has been renewed by Portsmouth City Cou...

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