Media Round Up

Latest Local Stories 17/11/22


With current inflation reaching a 41-year high at 11.1%, the cost of living crisis continues to squeeze, with many people struggling to make ends meet. Latest research revealed that some of the nation’s most popular branded products have soared in price over the last two years – with a range of items now costing double. Find Out More
A map has revealed the most deprived areas of Hampshire. Based on data from the latest 2021 census results the figures show the towns and villages with the highest percentage of deprived households compared to elsewhere in the UK. Find Out More
Autumn Statement: Jeremy Hunt warns of challenges as living standards plunge. Find Out More
Hampshire students who completed A and T Level courses this year have achieved higher grades in their qualifications than many of those nationally, according to provisional data from the Department for Education (DfE). Find Out More


Kurtis Ebsworth, from Gosport, is only 12 years old and decided to use his isolation period, when he had Covid, to write a show for children that have special educational needs after realising that there is a lack of accessible theatre performances for youngsters that have specific requirements. Find out More
Iain McInnes admits his Pompey-supporting family have never been ‘fully behind’ the decision to buy Gosport Borough. Find Out More
Christmas gets under way in Gosport next Saturday with a sparkling festive lights switch-on event and a day of family entertainment. And this year, Gosport Borough Council is extending its town centre festivities well into December. There will be attractions and street performances on the following three Saturdays, to make sure everyone stays in the mood. Find Out More


Following requests from Rotary Clubs for festive shoeboxes to be made up for disadvantaged and displaced children from Ukraine, Albania, Montenegro and Romania, the Rotary Club of Fareham has received an outpouring of support from the local community. Find Out More