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
8 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Decision made over plans to shut Isambard Brunel Road to traffic making it bus only

Plans to make a city centre road bus-only were "vetoed" by Portsmouth City Council's cabinet member for transport wit...

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8 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Portsmouth railway station ticket office closures up for debate as city councillors express their...

City councillors will debate controversial proposals to close staffed ticket offices at railway stations when they me...

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8 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Southsea Brunch Klub changes partially approved following concerns about antisocial behaviour

A restaurant and bar in Southsea has been forced to scale back its ambitions after city councillors only partially-ap...

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8 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Busy Portsmouth road set for improvements at junction after a number of accidents including a chi...

A busy junction in Farlington is in line for a £250,000 upgrade in response to several accidents and concerns over th...

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9 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Year-round parking charges in Southsea set to be approved by Portsmouth City Council

Parking charges in Southsea Esplanade, Eastney Esplanade and at the Canoe Lake car park are set to become year-round ...

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9 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plans for bus-only road in Portsmouth's city centre are set for approval - this is when work will...

Work to widen a city centre road, make it bus-only and install new pedestrian crossings is due to begin at the beginn...

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9 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Southsea Sea Defences: One-way road along Clarence Esplanade approved as well as the relocation o...

Plans to create a new one-way road along part of Southsea seafront have been given the green light as approval was gi...

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9 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

St John's College in Portsmouth: Housing plans unveiled for former Southsea school site

A planning application for the conversion of a former Southsea college into more than 200 homes has been submitted to...

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9 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Southsea Sea Defences: Plans for new one-way road for Clarence Esplanade in Portsmouth to be decided

The latest application outlining design details for a stretch of the new sea defences in Southsea will go before the ...

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9 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Plans for flats next to the former Odeon in Portsmouth's North End are rejected by a planning ins...

A government planning inspector has rejected plans for a six-storey block of flats next to the former Odeon Cinema in...

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9 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Tipner West: Plans for hundreds of new homes at Portsmouth site under discussion as designs for t...

City councillors will once again consider plans for the development of Tipner West in October with a target of next s...

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9 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

A statue of Queen Elizabeth II in Portsmouth may not be installed for more than five years, counc...

A statue commemorating Queen Elizabeth II in Portsmouth may not be installed for upwards of five years, a city counci...

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