6 July 2020 Market traders in Gosport High Street won't have to pay pitch fees for another two months, Gosport Borough Council has decided.
3 July 2020 - Gosport people struggling to buy groceries because of the coronavirus crisis are to benefit from a £10,000 cash boost for the borough. The money will help the new Gosport Food Partnership, a group of local organisations who have joined together to support residents in need. It will help pay for food, freezers, cooking equipment, fuel, PPE and other essentials.
26 June 2020 - Gosport Community Safety Partnership funded four weekly 'bike doctor' sessions at Bicycle Recycling at Gosport bus station, with the final one on Tuesday 30 June from 10am to 4pm.
18 June - Government funding of £1.78 million is set to bring new life to Gosport High Street and Stoke Road, bringing major investment into the town and helping it bounce back from the coronavirus crisis. The council and Hampshire Cultural Trust have been developing an ambitious plan to regenerate the historic town centre for some time. The work was under way long before the pandemic hit. Now funding for the plan has been confirmed, and it will be a major plank of Gosport's economic recovery from the virus outbreak.
17 June - The council is aiming to help small businesses that have 'fallen through the cracks' until now and have been unable to access government funding. It has secured more than £600,000 of new government support for a discretionary grant fund aimed at small businesses and the hospitality and leisure sectors.
12 June 2020 - Voluntary groups, charities and churches have joined the council in a partnership to make sure food gets to local people in need during the coronavirus crisis. The Gosport Food Partnership has been set up to co-ordinate the response across the borough.
11 June 2020 - A new mayor was welcomed at a meeting of Gosport Borough Council last night - the first full council session to be held online. The meeting also created two new boards, set up to oversee action on two big areas for the future - the building of council homes and the fight against climate change. The new Mayor of Gosport is Cllr Zoe Huggins, who has been one of the Privett ward representatives since 2016. The Deputy Mayor is Cllr Mark Hook, currently Leader of the Council.
29 May 2020 - Gosport's high street market is back from Tuesday 2 June, with a financial boost from the council. The government has given the go-ahead for outdoor markets to re-open, and to encourage traders to set up their stalls in Gosport, the council is waiving pitch fees for a month.
22 May 2020 - Three local councils have put together a £90,000 package to help keep the Gosport ferry running. Gosport, Portsmouth and Hampshire councils will each give the ferry company £30,000, to help it maintain a service for the next two months.
5 May - We have distributed £388,000 to help some of the most vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 2,600 Gosport households have benefited from money the council secured from government's COVID-19 hardship fund and is using to help people on low incomes pay their council tax.
1 May 2020 - The people of Gosport have been praised for their response in helping vulnerable residents during the coronavirus crisis. More than 2,000 tasks have now been carried out for people needing support in the borough.
24 April 2020 - According to government numbers released this week, Gosport Borough Council has paid almost £8m to local businesses over the last three weeks.
23 April 2020 - Don't miss out on free money to help you through the coronavirus crisis. That's the message to businesses and organisations in Gosport and Lee-on-the-Solent who haven't yet applied for a grant to help them survive the current situation.
21 April 2020 - Garden recycling scheme starts again on Monday 27 April
9 April 2020 - People in Gosport borough are being asked to help raise thousands of pounds for the voluntary effort that's supporting vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis.
8 April 2020 - Please think of your neighbours and don't light bonfires. That's the message from Cllr Mark Hook, Leader of the council, after a rise in complaints about nuisance from smoke.
8 April 2020 - A flat in a Gosport council block has been shut up after persistent anti-social behaviour and drug-related activity at the property.
6 April 2020 - Almost 340 kind-hearted volunteers have offered to help vulnerable people in Gosport during the coronavirus emergency.
4 April 2020 - So far businesses in Gosport have been given a total of more than £2.6m in grants, to help them through the coronavirus emergency.
30 March 2020 - We've got a team out early this week delivering important information to all homes in the borough. It's about how vulnerable people, with no other source of help, can find support during the coronavirus outbreak. It also explains how residents can volunteer to help the community.
25 March - Vulnerable Gosport people struggling to cope during the coronavirus crisis can now get matched with volunteers or community groups who can help them.
18 March 2020 - Following the latest government coronavirus advice, which includes minimising social contact, the council is taking the precaution of reducing non-essential services.
14 February 2020 - Two flats in a Gosport council block have been blocked up after anti-social behaviour and drug-related activity that affected people living nearby. Portsmouth Magistrates Court agreed the neighbouring flats, in Burney House, South Street, could be sealed after an application for closure orders was made by the council, working with police.
12 February 2020 - We've announced new moves to tackle climate change.