Local resident Mike Gumbrell turns his satirical eye to recent headlines, including Portsmouth City Council’s investment decisions, Solent devolution and of course, last week’s Donna Donald Trump election victory.
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 ]
Shelagh Simmons questions the ‘consultation’ process for the proposed Solent Combined Authority, which would see Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight local governance transformed, potentially under the leadership of an elected mayor. Additional reporting [… read more ]
Our resident satirist, Claire Denise Udy, reports on a bizarre twist in the saga of the new Solent Authority. The leader of Portsmouth City Council, Donna Trump, today announced plans for the soon-to-be defunct grounds [… read more ]
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 [… read more ]
Lisa Churchyard draws on a painful personal experience to highlight the neglect and carelessness that characterise far too many of our homes for the elderly. Two years ago my grandfather, Kenneth Mather, found himself scared, confused, freezing [… read more ]