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[20 Aug 2014 | No Comments | 33 views]
Suzy Horton in the popular Southsea Library

The café in Southsea Library reopened on Monday, 11th August.  The café features fair trade, single-source Ethiopian Sidamo coffee, tea, chocolate and sugar, as well as homemade cakes and biscuits, organic milk and free range eggs provided by University of Portsmouth Catering Services.
Located in the library at 19-21 Palmerston Road, the café will be open from 10.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Saturday.
Southsea resident Suzy Horton said, “It’s great that the café has reopened. It’s right …

[5 Aug 2014 | No Comments | 49 views]
site model Proposed square 4

Portsmouth has been awarded £1.75m to transform a historic monument into a creative hub, following a successful bid from the government’s Coastal Communities Fund.
The funding means the currently empty historic arches will be converted into 13 artists’ studios. There is also a proposal for a brasserie and kiosk on site. The Round Tower will be used an exhibition space.
Over 23 jobs will be created as a result of the funding …

[30 Jul 2014 | No Comments | 85 views]
Councillor Ben Dowling outside Milton Village Hall

Every year, the City Council appoints someone to work with each community centre in the city as a trustee. For the past 2 years, Cllr Ben Dowling has been appointed to Milton Village Hall and has been welcomed. Allison Udy, Centre Manager of Milton Village Hall had this to say to the new Conservative-led Council:

“We currently have Cllr Ben Dowling on our committee who is working very well with and for us …