Local News

Local MP Welcomes Continued Wage Growth

Local MP, Caroline Dinenage, has welcomed the news that wages continue to rise ahead of prices for the 19th consecutive month in a row.

Parliamentary Award for Local Cabbie!

Local MP, Caroline Dinenage, was delighted to see Gosport’s very own Buster Pellatt named runner up in the inaugural Parliamentary Taxi and Private Hire Awards 2019!


The Secretary of State for Transport gave the Stubbington Bypass a green light, confirming that the Stubbington Bypass will go ahead!

Institute of Naval Medicine's 50th Birthday Party

The Institute of Naval Medicine (INM) in Alverstoke, Gosport is the home of the Royal Navy’s medical training and provides specialist medical training, guidance and support from service entry to resettlement.

A Garden Centre in the Alver Valley has been approved

At the recent Economic Development board it was agreed to lease 5.7 acres of land for use as a garden centre, contracts between the council and the operator due to be signed at the end of September, with a start date in March 2020 and completion by the year-end.

Rowner Road roadworks 

Roadworks for the completion of Phase 1 of the Eclipse Busway will affect traffic using Rowner Road between the 30th September and the 25th October 2019.

High Street funding comes to Gosport

Gosport is one of 69 towns across England to have received an ‘in principle agreement’ to host a High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ).

1000 books in 1000 days!

When Councillor Rev. Sean Blackman became a School Governor at Grange Junior, he wanted to make a difference.  So, he asked the Governing Bodies what some of the main issues were the school faced. 

One size does not fit all when it comes to planning

Article by Cllr Mark Hook

Let me congratulate our newly elected leader, Boris Johnson, with his energetic style of management, along with the many new faces in the cabinet looking to bring in additional successful measures beyond what have achieved to date.