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Walking Month this May – How you can get involved

Walking Month this May – How you can get involved

May is National Walking Month and, now the evenings are lighter for longer, it is the perfect time to get outside and get walking. Walking has a whole host of different health benefits that you can use to motivate you and your family to introduce it into your everyday life.

Did you know you can report a near miss in Portsmouth?

Cyclists in Portsmouth can help make cycling safer in Portsmouth thanks to a new near miss reporting system. Portsmouth City Council has created a web-based system for cyclists who experience a near miss while cycling on Portsmouth's roads with the aim of using the information to inform future road...
18 new Hampshire schools are awarded the Modeshift STARS accreditation!

18 new Hampshire schools are awarded the Modeshift STARS accreditation!

Congratula tions to the 18 schools below for achieving the Bronze, Silver and Gold Modeshift STARS awards for their contribution to reducing congestion and air polltuion on the school run.

All charged up for electric vehicles

Portsmouth City Council is one of the first local authorities to be successful in receiving funding from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles to install electric vehicle charge points in residential areas. The council was awarded £100k towards the cost of the scheme, which will provide electric...
Forest Park School in Totton supports Be Bright, Be Seen initiative

Forest Park School in Totton supports Be Bright, Be Seen initiative

Scores of staff and pupils walked through a Hampshire town as part of a road safety campaign.
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Portsmouth City Council launches new near miss reporting system

Cyclists in Portsmouth can help make cycling safer thanks to a new near miss reporting system. Portsmouth City Council's Road Safety and Active Travel team created the web-based system for cyclists who experience a near miss while cycling on Portsmouth's roads with the aim of using the information...

Transport minister Jesse Norman officially opens the Hard Interchange

Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, formally opened Portsmouth's Hard Interchange today (Thursday 15 March). During this official visit, hosted by the Leader of Portsmouth City Council, Cllr Donna Jones, details of the council's brand new electric vehicle charge...
Walk with Wheels Week for Early Years Settings

Walk with Wheels Week for Early Years Settings

Looking for ways to get families more active and healthy at your early years setting and help them achieve their ten minutes walking a day? Then why not encourage more families to walk, run, scoot or cycle to your early years setting, some or part of the way? Entering the challenge gives one of your families a chance to win a day out in Hampshire and you a chance to win a Scooterpod.

nextbike comes to Portsmouth

Portsmouth City Council has just announced details of their new bike-sharing scheme. Later this year Portsmouth residents and visitors will have access to 150 bikes, in an effort to encourage people to swap their car journeys and travel by bike. Public bike sharing company, nextbike, has over 55,...

It's time to kick your cycling confidence up a gear!

Did you know that over 80% of your neighbours think cycling helps them relax and feel less stressed? So why save a good bike ride for just the weekend? Put some joy back into your Monday to Friday and let us help you feel confident in commuting to work, university or school on two wheels. Launching...

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