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
12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Kurdish takeaway in Fratton unveils plans for a butchers shop at neighbouring Portsmouth site

A Middle Eastern takeaway in Fratton has submitted plans to open a butchers next door as it looks to expand its busin...

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Fight to save a vital stroke recovery service in Portsmouth is stepped up with plea for long-term...

Calls for the city council to provide long-term funding for Portsmouth's Stroke Recovery Service will be stepped up l...

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Threat of Portsmouth City Council being stripped of its planning powers by the government is over...

The threat of Portsmouth City Council being stripped of its planning powers by the government has 'disappeared off in...

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12 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plans for new Tesco at former Mary Rose and Dragon pub in Old Portsmouth

Supermarket giant Tesco has been revealed as the company planning to open a store from a former Old Portsmouth pub.

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Search launched for operator to run Portsmouth's new football hub in Cosham

The new football hub at the King George V playing fields is set to be leased to a private operator for more than 15 y...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Tipner East: Plans for 200 homes at Portsmouth site given the go-ahead after an agreement to bloc...

Councillors have unanimously approved the construction of more than 200 homes on disused land in Tipner after agreein...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth student block to get new cladding after Grenfell safety concerns

One of Portsmouth’s largest student housing blocks is set to be reclad in order to meet new post-Grenfell fire safety...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plans to install wind turbines at Portsmouth International Port are delayed

Two planning applications for dozens of wind turbines at Portsmouth’s port have been withdrawn to allow new plans to ...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Groundlings Theatre sale: Portsmouth arts organisations beg owner not to sell to property developer

Representatives of more than a dozen cultural organisations from across Portsmouth have made a last-ditch plea to try...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Wendy's in Portsmouth: Plan for flats above restaurant unveiled as the American fast food giant t...

The floors above the planned location of Wendy's first Portsmouth restaurant are set to be converted into flats as th...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Tipner East: 200 homes plan for Portsmouth site set for approval

The planning application for more than 200 homes on land in Tipner will go back to Portsmouth City Council’s planning...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Statue of Pompey legend Jimmy Dickinson outside Fratton Park is given planning permission by Port...

Planning permission has been granted for a statue of Pompey legend Jimmy Dickinson outside Fratton Park.

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