£10,000 funding available for Isle of Wight suicide prevention groups

Suicide prevention

The fund has been established to seed-fund local projects that target under-represented groups and those at highest risk of suicide and self-harm

Tuesday, 1st September, 2020 11:00am

By Portsmouth City Council

Council Leaders identify some of the potential problems for region resulting from Brexit

lorry lines

One of the biggest problems anticipated for Brexit is the potential traffic congestion resulting from delays to cross-Channel ferries at Portsmouth International Port, especially if traffic is re-routed from Dover, which could have knock-on effect across the region.

Thursday, 3rd January, 2019 5:25pm

By Portsmouth City Council with 22 readers' comments

Gov scraps Solent Devolution bid … without telling all three councils, says Pompey and Soton (updated)

axe in hand

The Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton councils bid for a Solent Devolution to Government. Pompey and Soton say the government have scrapped it ... without telling the three councils involved. IWC responds. Full details ...

Friday, 5th October, 2018 10:02am

By Portsmouth City Council with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council chosen for business rate pilot scheme

monopoly and cash

The one year trial starts in April 2018 and will see the Isle of Wight council keep 100% of business rates, whilst giving up the equivalent amount in Government funding.

Wednesday, 20th December, 2017 3:48pm

By Portsmouth City Council with 8 readers' comments

Hampshire county council’s plans labelled ‘localism in reverse’

Boardroon table

Seven key councils in Hampshire say the proposals put forward by Hampshire County Council is "localism in reverse".

Monday, 16th May, 2016 5:56pm

By Portsmouth City Council with 2 readers' comments

Southern Powerhouse bid receives boost from minister

greg clark mp

Those involved with the bid for Southern Powerhouse devolution believe the meeting hosted by the minister brings increased confidence to the bid.

Wednesday, 18th November, 2015 9:55am

By Portsmouth City Council with 11 readers' comments

MPs to discuss Southern Powerhouse plans

Boardroon table

Hampshire & Isle of Wight devolution plans are still being pushed forward with MPs attending meetings later this month to hear more about the proposals.

Thursday, 15th October, 2015 3:12pm

By Portsmouth City Council with 16 readers' comments