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
10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

New dog-themed cafe is given the go-ahead to sell alcohol despite residents' concerns

A new dog-themed cafe in Eastney has been granted a licence to sell alcohol, paving the way for it to open from the f...

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

HMS Royal Oak Association announces date of annual service of remembrance

The HMS Royal Oak Association will host its annual service of remembrance on Saturday, October 7.

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth fireworks and bonfire night 2023: Two events will take place in the city but the locat...

Two fireworks displays will take place for bonfire night in Portsmouth this year the city council has said – but the ...

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Expansion plans unveiled for Portsmouth-based electronics manufacturer Harwin at its Farlington site

Electronics manufacturer Harwin is progressing plans for a "significant" expansion of its Farlington headquarters whi...

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Noise concerns raised over new Portsmouth cafe and community centre

Concerns about noise mean a planned new dog-friendly café and community centre in Eastney will have its licence appli...

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

New MacDonald's in Portsmouth's North End granted planning permission as work continues to get it...

Planning permission has been granted to fast food giant McDonald's to refurbish its planned new branch in North End.

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

New McDonald's in Portsmouth's North End granted planning permission as work continues to get it ...

Planning permission has been granted to fast food giant McDonald's to refurbish its planned new branch in North End.

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10 months ago
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Fears allayed over plans to close bin chutes in Portsmouth City Council's tallest tower blocks

Bin chutes in Portsmouth City Council's tallest tower blocks will not be removed as part of planned changes to waste ...

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10 months ago
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One Stop granted permission to open new Portsmouth shop at The Hard

Convenience store chain One Stop has been granted planning permission to open a shop on the ground floor of a block o...

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Bid to extend hours e-scooters can be used in Portsmouth is rejected

A request to extend the hours of Portsmouth’s rental e-scooters beyond 10pm has been rejected by the city council.

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10 months ago
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Former Barcleys bank in Portsmouth set to be converted into a betting shop

Bookmaker Jenningsbet has been revealed as the new occupant of a former bank building in North End that has been empt...

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10 months ago
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Changes to bin collections in Portsmouth's communal housing blocks after a successful trial

Bin collections at Portsmouth City Council’s communal housing blocks are set to become weekly after the success of a ...

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