What we’re doing to respond to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

April 8, 2020 Dear resident, Everybody in Hampshire has been affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19). We have all been asked to play our part in slowing the spread of the disease to protect frontline...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 27, 2020 The link below gives you the latest information about Portsmouth City Council services affected by the coronavirus outbreak....

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Duke of Buckingham offers weekly meal plan service to over 70’s in Old P!

March 25, 2020 The Duke of Buckingham pub on High Street has devised a weekly meal plan for older residents of Old Portsmouth. This lunch time menu must be booked for a week at a time and will be...

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Gunwharf Quays largely closed

March 25, 2020 Gunwharf Quays has issue the following statement: Dear Friends We have taken the decision to largely close Gunwharf Quays, in line with government guidance, and it will remain closed until...

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AGM Cancelled

March 14, 2020 Regretfully, due to the unprecedented situation we are in, the FOOPA Committee has decided to postpone the forthcoming AGM which was due to take place on 24 March 2020. In order to protect...

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March 2, 2020 This year’s AGM, and talk by polar explorer Alex Hibbert, will be held on Tuesday 24 March 2020 commencing 1930 hrs at Cathedral House, St. Thomas’s Street, Old Portsmouth — please...

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Dockyard Maties, Portsmouth Maps and Corsets

February 28, 2020 A Celebration of Ray Riley’s Life and Work. A day of talks on local history and geography. Saturday 28 March 2020 10.00am-5.15pm, Third Floor, Central Library...

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World Cafe event

February 27, 2020 Speak Up Pompey, Pompey Speak up! Come and have your voice heard at a World Café event being held at The Guildhall, Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth on Wednesday 18 March between 6-8pm. Last...

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Imagine Portsmouth

January 24, 2020 Creating a vision for Portsmouth’s future. The Imagine Portsmouth city vision project got underway with two ‘partnership’ workshops, which attracted 70 delegates from...

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Restarting of the chiming of the Cathedral Clock.

January 14, 2020 FOOPA members are invited to the restarting of the chiming of the Cathedral Clock, Thursday, 16th January 2020. From 7.00pm on that day, the chimes will once again gently sound over Old...

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