Local News

Message from Leader of Council Regarding Coronavirus

These are unprecedented times and I have never seen anything like this in my time in Local Government.

Indeed, by the time you read this, events may well have overtaken some of the key messages I want to outline in this article.

New Homeless Hostel Planned

A new centre for homeless people, offering a bed and specialist support, is being planned by Conservative run Gosport Borough Council.

Gosport High Street Plans Survey

Have your say on transforming Gosport town centre

Local people are being asked to get involved in a major plan to transform Gosport town centre.

Gosport Borough Council is asking them for their views and ideas, as the plan for the High Street and Stoke Road is drawn up.

Gosport Open Doors Project Launch - Article by Gosport Mayor Kathleen Jones

Some of you may be aware that during the last two years I have worked on a project in Portsmouth called the Open Church Project to get the homeless off of the streets during the hardest months of the winter.  On the strength of the success of this and when I was elected Deputy Mayor of Gosport, I

£26.1million additional funding for local police!

Local MP, Caroline Dinenage, has welcomed news that Hampshire Constabulary will receive an extra £26.1million to tackle crime and keep our streets safe – an increase of 7.7% from last year.

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!