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

5G mast to be placed outside a Portsmouth school despite concerns it could be used to climb over ...

Police and school concerns were not enough to prevent Portsmouth City Council from granting planning permission for a...

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Under-threat Stroke Recovery Service in Portsmouth given extra year of funding

Politicians who for an extension to the city’s stroke recovery service have welcomed Portsmouth City Council’s decisi...

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth International Port: 'Game gaming' £20m funding boost for new power systems at port

Climate goals for Portsmouth International Port have received a big boost with the announcement of a "game-changing" ...

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth International Port: 'Game changing' £20m funding boost for new power systems at port

Climate goals for Portsmouth International Port have received a big boost with the announcement of a "game-changing" ...

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10 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Demolition begins at The News Centre in Portsmouth to make way for a 'super bus depot'

Demolition work has begun at the News Centre in Hilsea ahead of it being turned into a new 'super bus depot' to host ...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth football Hub: Progress on new multi-million pound facility in Cosham is welcomed as le...

Members of Portsmouth City Council's cabinet welcomed progress to build the new multi-million pound football hub in C...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Official blue plaque scheme could be extended into Portsmouth

Plans to expand London's blue plaque scheme celebrating historical figures to the rest of England have been drawn up ...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth to limit support it gives to patients being discharged from hospital as it is running ...

Funding fears have forced Portsmouth City Council to limit the number of placements it provides for people being disc...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth Christmas lights to be given revamp after money for scheme was approved

City councillors have approved more than £120,000 to revamp Christmas lights across Portsmouth.

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Costa unveils plans for new drive-thru in Portsmouth at the Pompey Centre

Coffee chain Costa has earmarked the Pompey Centre for its latest Portsmouth outlet.

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Southsea restaurant It's Mustard told to limit live DJ music after noise complaints

A restaurant in Southsea which opened less than a year ago has been forced to limit live DJ sets and has had its lice...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Raac: Portsmouth City Council respond to unsafe concrete concerns as schools told to shut across UK

None of the more than 150 schools ordered to close buildings due to fears over unsafe concrete are believed to be in ...

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