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Council welcomes funding for new sea wall

2 November 2023 - The council has welcomed a "brilliant decision" to commit more than £3/4 million for sea defences at Stokes Bay.

Storm Ciarán advice from Gosport Borough Council

1 November 2023 Gosport Borough Council is issuing advice to residents as strong winds and heavy rain are expected as part of Storm Ciarán tonight (Wednesday 1 November), and throughout tomorrow (Thursday 2 November)

Remembrance Sunday Civic Service 2023

26 October 2023 - Residents are being encouraged to attend the borough's Remembrance Sunday service on 12 November at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

Gosport Council's Criterion Plan receives overwhelming public support

20 October 2023 73 per cent 'likely' or 'very likely' to visit - Gosport Borough Council's plan to re-open the Criterion as an entertainment and community venue has been backed by residents.

New-look market to help Gosport town centre regeneration

19 September 2023 - Gosport's high street market is to be revamped - with more stalls, entertainment and special themed events. A new operator has been brought in by Gosport Borough Council, with the aim of bringing in more traders, boosting the market's popularity and introducing new ideas.

Stoke Road festival - another great summer event

12 September 2023 - The free Stoke Road Community Festival in Gosport on Saturday 16 September will be a celebration of the arts and the local community, with craft activities and entertainment throughout the day. The event will run from 10am to 4pm. Stoke Road will be closed between its junctions with Willis Road and Elmhurst Road from 6am to 6pm.

Three-day free festival this weekend

30 August 2023 - Gosport is rounding off a summer of events in local parks with a three-day festival.

Free digital training for residents

22 August 2023 - Hundreds of local people are getting up to speed with today's online world thanks to a Gosport Borough Council project.

Council issues doorstep scam warning

18 August 2023 - We're warning residents to watch out for doorstep scammers after reports of callers falsely claiming to be from the the council.

Two fantastic free events round off our Arts in the Parks programme

17 August 2023 - Gosport's programme of free summer Arts in the Parks events is winding up with two amazing days out.

"Truly awful behaviour" leads to flat being boarded up

15 August 2023 - A Gosport council flat has been boarded up after neighbours reported drug deals, violence, fires and late-night disturbances that left them afraid to go out after dark and scared for their children's safety.

Summer in Gosport events continue - with weather changes

4 August 2023 - Our programme of free summer events is rolling on, but with changes to tomorrow's schedule following forecasts of bad weather. Tomorrow sees more free family entertainment in the town centre from 10am to 3pm, with face painting and Punch and Judy, plus Freddie the saxophonist at 2pm. Weather forecasts mean the sessions will be now hosted in Gosport Museum and Art Gallery (GMAG) with planned go-kart sessions cancelled. Our Arts in the Parks programme of free events was due to kick off tomorrow with live music at Bridgemary Park. This event will also now happen at GMAG instead, with international vocalist Aled Price performing pop classics at 10am.

Summer in Gosport: big weekend of free fun coming up

26 July 2023 - This weekend is a big one when it comes to free summer entertainment in Gosport. There's Party in the Park, a two-day festival-style event. A packed programme of free family entertainment gets under way in the High Street. And model yacht fans will be celebrating a major milestone with exciting displays of racing.

Stanley Park and Crescent Gardens recognised as two of UK's best parks

18 July 2023 - Two Gosport Borough Council parks have once again been recognised as among the best in the country. Stanley Park and Crescent Gardens were named as Green Flag winners by the environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy in its annual awards announcement.

Jellyfish in Cockle Pond and boating lake

24 May 2023 - Statement issued to reassure visitors to Walpole Park

Property revamps brighten up town centre

25 January 2023 - A project to revamp historic buildings in Gosport town centre is bringing colour and creativity to the area. The project's flagship scheme is the restoration of the Royal Arms Hotel's distinctive facade, which is now almost complete. Historic buildings elsewhere in the town centre have also had their frontages restored or have gained decorative handmade signs.

Mayor honours community heroes

30 November 2022 - The Mayor of Gosport has honoured local people who deserved recognition for their contributions to the community.

Forton Lake Millennium Bridge update

29 October 2021 - work continues on lifting mechanism

Gosport's first creative grants are announced

27 October 2021 - The first recipients of Gosport's creative grant scheme have been announced by Gosport Cultural Consortium.

Developers invited to submit offers to purchase and redevelop Gosport Bus Station

22nd September 2021 - Gosport Borough Council is inviting developers to submit offers to purchase the site together with their outline proposals for redevelopment of the current Gosport Bus Station.

Survey of People with lived experience of homelessness

15th September 2021 - Gosport Borough Council, working with Neil Morland Housing Consultants & Co. are currently undertaking a Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Review, a significant part of which includes analysis of services throughout the Gosport Borough.

Cash boost for creative arts in Gosport

23 August 2021 - Gosport Cultural Consortium (GCC) announces grants totalling £30,000 are now available to support creative projects throughout the borough.

Gosport gallery gets the green light

09 August 2021 - A major redevelopment of Gosport's Old Grammar School can now go full steam ahead following approval of planning permission and £100,000 in funding from Arts Council England (ACE).

Have your say - arts and culture in Gosport

2 July 2021 - Help Gosport Borough Council and place-making consultancy, The Means to understand what's important to the people of Gosport.

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