First Bus respond to concerns raised by local residents about the higher cost for bus travel in Portsmouth than Southampton. Reporting by Esti Chivite, Paris Ali-Pilling, and Sarah Cheverton. Last week S&C reported on local [… read more ]
Local residents and a local councillor recently highlighted the difference in price for bus fares in Portsmouth and Southampton, raising the issue of local public transport fast becoming unaffordable. The national picture is no better. [… read more ]
What do we really know about our elected representatives in Portsmouth? What are their interests, activities, attitudes and intentions? How are they accountable to voters? What connections do they have to external organisations? What connections [… read more ]
Tomorrow (Friday 15th) at 11 am in 106 towns and cities across the UK, schoolchildren, students and young people will take the day off from their work or educational establishments, to say with one voice, [… read more ]
S&C Contributing Editor Christine Lawrence reflects on the General Election many people – including her – didn’t want, but nonetheless accept as a legacy of the struggle for democratic rights in this country. I hate [… read more ]
Ian McCulloch, Green Party candidate for Portsmouth South, talks to Mark Wright about electoral reform, the unpleasantness of Laura Kuenssberg and his party’s proposed second referendum on leaving the EU. Mark Wright: With the General [… read more ]
Almost a month ago, S&C regular and local author Matt Wingett wrote on this website that he’d be voting tactically for the Liberal Democrats. He has since changed his mind and will now vote Labour. [… read more ]
With just six days to go before the big day, we’re proud and tickled to present more jpeg jocularity with Mr Jack Caramac, Portsmouth’s premier visual satirist.
Portsmouth visual satirist and S&C regular Mike Gumbrell creates a new take on an old classic with a board game based on Portsmouth Politics, Portsmouthonopoly.
S&C Co-editor, Oriana Bevan, reports on a day of questionable public ‘consultation’ on the new Solent deal, which proposes to add a new layer of local government across Portsmouth, Southampton and the IOW. Additional reporting [… read more ]