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
11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth car parking charges - how much it costs to park in the city

Increases to on-street parking charges across Portsmouth came info force from April for the new financial year.

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Thousands of solar panels to be installed at Lakeside in Portsmouth

The multi-million pound installation of thousands of solar panels at a council-owned business park in the north of Po...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Timetable changes proposed by Southern Railway increasing travel time to Southampton, Gatwick and...

Timetable changes proposed by Southern Railway that increase the time it takes to travel to Southampton, Gatwick and ...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Council are "ready and waiting" to help pubs meet rules to allow them to open for England women's...

Licensing officers at Portsmouth City Council are "ready and waiting" to help pubs meet rules that would allow them t...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Former North End bank could be converted into a nine-person HMO under new plans

A former North End bank could be converted into a nine-person HMO under new plans submitted to Portsmouth City Council.

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Permission granted for Tesla to build charging station in Port Solent as part of roll-out

Planning permission has been granted for Tesla to build a charging station in Port Solent as part of its roll-out of ...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Controversial plans to redevelop St James' Hospital in Portsmouth have been approved

Controversial plans to redevelop St James' Hospital in Portsmouth have been approved after a planning inspector sided...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Southsea restaurant could be stripped of alcohol licence despite closing last month

A restaurant in Southsea could be stripped of its alcohol licence as a result of a review, despite closing last month...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Council working on bid for more government funding to tackle anti-social behaviour

Portsmouth City Council has confirmed it is working on a bid for more government funding to support schemes aimed at ...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Controversial plans to demolish The News Centre in Hilsea are approved by council despite campaig...

Controversial plans to demolish The News Centre in Hilsea have been approved by Portsmouth City Council, despite a ca...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Controversial new residents' parking zone in Stamshaw approved by council

A controversial new residents' parking zone in northern Stamshaw has been approved by Portsmouth City Council's cabin...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Decision on whether new Portsmouth bus lane gets the go-ahead delayed over concerns

A decision on whether a new bus lane will be created on a Landport road has been delayed for a week after last-minute...

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