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Mayor seeks community heroes

23 September 2022 - The Mayor of Gosport has launched a search for local people who deserve recognition for their contributions to the community.

Council plan to save ex-cinema for community

22 September 2022 - The council could turn a historic former cinema into a new, multi-purpose cinema, theatre and live music venue - saving it from being knocked down or turned into flats.

Suspected drug den closed down

30 August 2022 - Gosport Borough Council has boarded up a flat where suspected drug use and dealing were making neighbours' lives a misery. Supported by police, the council won a court order to shut up the flat in Trinity Close.

Family carnival and costume parade set to dress the streets of Gosport

26 August 2022 - A new Gosport carnival, known as Brouhaha, is coming to Walpole Park on Saturday 17 September. Packed with performances, children's workshops, local food stalls, and a variety of stands, it promises to entertain the whole family between 10am and 4pm.

New council houses proposed for Gosport

25 August 2022 - Residents are being asked for their views on a proposal to build 15 council houses for local people in Gosport. The council is proposing a mix of family homes and wheelchair-accessible bungalows, for people on its waiting list. They would be built to strict energy-saving standards.

Repairs for Royal Arms Hotel - and new funding for shopfronts

18 August 2022 - Work is set to begin on restoring the canopy and façade of the former Royal Arms Hotel. And several other buildings are also set to benefit from funding.

Gosport celebrates summer with Arts in the Parks events

27 July 2022 - A series of free magical, musical and family-friendly events will take place in parks across Gosport this summer. The Arts in the Parks events, hosted by Gosport Borough Council, will be open to all and aim to bring inspiring and surprising performances, from poetry and music to children's theatre, into parks and green spaces across the borough.

Borough parks pick up top awards again

26 July 2022 - Two Gosport Borough Council parks have once again been recognised as among the best in the country.

New rules to help people enjoy seashore

29 June 2022 - New rules to tackle dangerous and anti-social behaviour on Gosport's seashore are to come into effect next month. The rules, approved by councillors last week, are designed to ensure that people can enjoy the borough's coastline in peace and safety.

Go-ahead for free parking and community skips

10 June 2022 - Councillors have agreed plans to give drivers an hour's free parking, and to introduce free community skips for rubbish.

Gosport gets set to start the Platinum Jubilee celebrations

30 May 2022 - Gosport's Platinum Jubilee celebrations will officially get under way with the lighting of a beacon at the Diving Museum on Thursday 2 June

Positions decided on new-look council

24 May 2022 - Following the elections earlier this month, positions on Gosport Borough Council have now been decided.

Gosport to hold major Falklands commemoration

18 May 2022 - Falklands veterans will march through Gosport on Sunday 29 May, when the town hosts a national commemoration service and parade to mark the 40th anniversary of the conflict.

Council wins court order to close flat

17 May 2022 - A suspected drugs den has been boarded up after a court was told that tenants living nearby felt so unsafe that they had asked to move.

Borough election results

6 May 2022 - The results of the borough elections on Thursday 5 May have been announced following a count today [Friday 6 May]. The political make-up of the council is now: 16 Liberal Democrats, 10 Conservatives and 2 Labour.

Borough elections: candidates revealed

5 April 2022 - The list of candidates standing for election to Gosport Borough Council has been published.

Revamps for local play areas

30 March 2022 - The council is improving three play areas to make them more fun for local families. The playgrounds will have more opportunities for challenging activities, and will cater for a wider range of ages and abilities.

New murals for Gosport High Street and bus station unveiled

22 March 2022 - Two new eye-catching murals inspired by Gosport's rich nautical history are set to be unveiled in the town. A colourful design depicting Gosport's HMS Alliance submarine, ropes, chains and propellers will wrap the waterfront side of the bus station. And a bright and bold image including local landmarks will be installed in the town centre.

Council encourages Jubilee celebrations

17 March 2022 - The council is encouraging residents to celebrate the Jubilee by holding street parties and viewing a beacon-lighting event.

£2.2m funding to kick-start major developments

15 March 2022 - Plans to transform Gosport's waterfront and create new homes have had a £2.2m boost.

Fairtrade exhibition opened at Town Hall

24 February 2022 - The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Gosport, Cllr Mark Hook and Cllr Zoe Huggins, have opened an exhibition at the Town Hall to mark this year's Fairtrade Fortnight.

Council Leader welcomes transport interchange progress

11 February 2022 - The Leader of Gosport Borough Council has welcomed a major milestone on the way to redeveloping the town's waterfront. Cllr Graham Burgess said a planning application for a new transport interchange was a major boost to plans to redevelop the waterfront site, near Gosport ferry terminal.

Forton Lake Millennium bridge is back in operation

28 January 2022 - The Forton Lake lifting bridge is operating normally again, following repairs and tests by the council this week. Boaters can now ask for the bridge to be lifted so they can leave and enter the lake.

Forton Lake Millennium Bridge update

20 January 2022 - The council is planning tests of the Forton Lake bridge, which should lead to it returning to normal operation by the end of next week.

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