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
about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

New Portsmouth car clubs could result in 20 vehicles removed from the city's roads for each scheme

As many as 20 cars could be taken off Portsmouth's roads for each car club vehicle introduced, the city council's cab...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Three year deal to secure six Portsmouth bus routes

Six Portsmouth bus services are in line for new three-year contracts with council subsidised used to secure their fut...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

First year of Portsmouth's clean air zone sees more than 6,000 fines dished out by city council

More than 6,000 fines were issued in the first year of Portsmouth's clean air zone for vehicles that breached emissio...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plans unveiled for Tesla EV charging station at Port Solent for 20 cars

Electric car giant Tesla has submitted plans to install a 20-car supercharger station in Port Solent as it continues ...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Pharmacy closure plan in Portsmouth is rejected by NHS England

The planned closure of a Hilsea pharmacy has been rejected by NHS England after it backed Portsmouth health leaders w...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

St James' Hospital Site: 200 homes plan will 'destroy' wooded area an inquiry is told

Councillors have warned that proposals to redevelop a Milton hospital site into housing would 'destroy' one of the fe...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plans for GP services at Portsmouth's John Pounds Centre have moved a step forward

Efforts to bring GP services back to the John Pounds Centre in Portsea for the first time since before the pandemic h...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

St James' Hospital: Public inquiry over 200 homes plan for Portsmouth site begins this week

The public inquiry into the controversial planning application to redevelop St James' Hospital in Milton will begin t...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth City Council leader 'blindsided' over controversial Solent devolution deal announcement

The leader of Portsmouth City Council said he was 'blindsided' by an announcement from Hampshire County Council that ...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plans for new industrial units in Portsmouth are approved

Proposals to redevelop the disused headquarters of the former steelwork contractor Conder Allslade have been approved...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

13-bed HMO in Portsmouth approved despite concerns over parking

Despite concerns around parking and the scale of the development, members of Portsmouth City Council’s planning appro...

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about 1 year ago
portsmouth.co.uk

£45m investment at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth announced - including solar panels, new walkways ...

The owner of Gunwharf Quays has unveiled multi-million pound plans to revamp the shopping centre and adds to recently...

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