Election ’17: ‘A Better Future for the City’ with Gerald Vernon-Jackson

Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Liberal Democrat candidate for Portsmouth South, talks to Mark Wright about the problems facing Portsmouth, how the Conservatives ‘buy elections’, and how the Lib Dems have moved on from 2015. Mark Wright: With the General Election fast approaching, what do you think are the important issues at both national and local level? Gerald Read more

Election ’17: ‘We Should Show a Brexit Settlement to the People’ with Darren Sanders

Darren Sanders, Liberal Democrat candidate for Portsmouth North, talks to Mark Wright about the need for affordable housing in Portsmouth, the importance of consulting the British public on any Brexit deal and the function of alternative, hyperlocal news organisations in a modern democracy. Mark Wright: With the General Election coming up, what for you are the important issues at both Read more

This Bike Could Change the Life of A Little Girl in Portsmouth

This child’s tricycle is like most others, with one important difference. It could change someone’s life. By Laura Stanley, with Sarah Cheverton. Alyssa Mae, her 2 sisters and her parents, Zoe and Colin, are like most other families in Portsmouth. Zoe has a part time job at Cottage Grove School and Colin works at Elite Read more

Climbing Portsdown Hill – A Cyclist’s Story

Aspiring local road racer, Jordan Clarke, shares his passion for cycling in this intense account of a less-than-average bike ride.  The rain hammers hard. It falls from the clouds and drags my spirit with it. It runs from my head, rolls down my back, round the cheeks of my butt and off the rear of Read more