Consiglio Cittadino: A Dantean Journey Through Portsmouth City Council

By Simon Sykes   At one point some way along our path in life, I woke in Verge’s place, Amongst the dark wood, within the city, a wilderness, harsh and brute. Verge, having saved me from wolf or leopard; I forget – at first mute, then spoke; ‘Tea?’  I replied only to provoke his wise Read more

An Open Letter to Donna Jones

In a letter to the Leader published exclusively on S&C, contributor Rosie Bremer takes a tongue in cheek look at the reduction in funding facility time passed by Portsmouth City Council on 14th February. Dear Mrs Jones, I’m so sorry I was unable to attend the recent Portsmouth City Council meeting discussing reducing facility time for Read more

Could Brexit Get Even Worse?

JS Adams fears that the Brexit fallout could threaten our civil liberties, our economic relationship with the rest of the world and even peace and stability across Europe. I have no evidence that Brexit could trigger another world war, but it can’t be a coincidence that Britain was at peace with Europe all the time it was Read more