Christine Lawrence has been going out onto the streets of Portsmouth to meet the extraordinary people who live and work here. Trying to explore areas that are often neglected by those promoting the city, she has discovered [… read more ]
As a woman, a mother, a cancer sufferer and a mental health patient, Maddie Wallace is a frontline victim of the Tories’ austerity measures. Here she pinpoints the damage that’s been done by ideologically-driven cuts and what we [… read more ]
Putting her own political views aside, Oriana Bevan calls for calm and pragmatism in this uncertain post-Brexit world. Brexit has been a Pandora’s box, unleashing a whole host of new crises for British politics. Most people at the forefront [… read more ]
Jon O’Pompi rakes the muck on Portsmouth’s post-Brexit shenanigans. In a public statement designed to alleviate concern over public finances post-Brexit, Portsmouth City Council leader, Penguin McBarrel-On-Sticks revealed trade negotiations between Portsmouth and unnamed financial backers were [… read more ]
Maddie Wallace draws attention to the disturbing spike in racist and xenophobic incidents that has occurred since the EU referendum. This week I’ve been talking to my sons about racism. I don’t want to have [… read more ]
We present an almost considered opinion about the EU referendum from our columnist Sir Eugene Nicks QC, KBE, Policy Advisor to the All-Portsea Conservative, Regressive and Imperial Association (established 1799). I trust all Star & Crescent readers [… read more ]
In this post Portsmouth visual satirist Jack Caramac turns his attention to our beleagured Prime Minister. Click the image above to open a slideshow.
Portsmouth visual satirist Jack Caramac doctors images to poke fun at the great and the good – and the not so good. Here are his angles on Brexit Boris, who has just departed City Hall, and Trump, who remains the presidential frontrunner across [… read more ]