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 councillor accused of "continuous bullying" agrees to issue an apology

A Conservative city councillor accused of "continuous bullying" has agreed to issue an apology following an investiga...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

McDonald’s launches appeal at council's enforcement notice over Portsmouth kitchen

A fast food giant has launched an appeal over the city council's decision to issue an enforcement notice claiming its...

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11 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Planning restrictions limiting size of retail units at Gunwharf Quays is removed

Planning restrictions limiting the size of retail units at Gunwharf Quays have been removed following a request by th...

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Five junctions in Portsmouth where the city council would seek new powers to fine bad drivers

Drivers who block junctions or ignore turning restrictions could be fined by Portsmouth City Council under plans bein...

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth school objects to 5G mast over fears for student safety

The leaders of a secondary school bordering a site in Copnor earmarked for a 5G mast have objected to the planning ap...

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Southsea Sea Defences: Plans for new seating areas, lighting and a play area at Speakers’ Corner ...

Detailed designs for Southsea seafront between the Pyramids Centre and South Parade Pier as part of the ongoing sea d...

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Memorial plans for HMS Royal Oak in Portsmouth are approved

Portsmouth city councillors have unanimously approved the erection of a memorial to more than 800 people who died in ...

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Defibrillator to be installed at Portsmouth and Southsea Railway Station

Planning permission has been granted for a defibrillator to be installed at Portsmouth and Southsea Railway Station.

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Southsea Sea Defences: New one-way plan for Clarence Esplanade in Portsmouth as well as relocatin...

Approved plans for a section of Southsea’s sea defences are set to be amended with detailed designs being drawn up ah...

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plans to turn a former Portsmouth care home into 18 new homes

New plans to redevelop the site of a former council-run care home in Southsea into 18 homes have been submitted.

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Fresh plans to turn a former Portsmouth care home site into 18 new homes

New plans to redevelop the site of a former council-run care home in Southsea into 18 homes have been submitted.

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12 months ago
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Memorial plans for HMS Royal Oak in Portsmouth is set to be decided

A decision on whether a memorial to the hundreds of people who died in the sinking of a battleship during the Second ...

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