Public Sector

Tuk-tuk in to a good book with Portsmouth City Council’s new all-electric library on wheels

The first of two tuk-tuks has arrived in Portsmouth courtesy of the city council to bring books to areas without their own brick-and-mortar libraries. Funded by Arts... READ MORE »

‘We need to act now’ says Uni of Soton professor set to lead new £6.5m flood research centre

The University of Southampton is set to launch a £6.5 million hub aimed at better understanding and managing floods across the UK. Working in partnership with several... READ MORE »

Blue light tech supplier Opses looks to expand in Europe after landing big contracts in UK & Ireland

An Alresford-based technology specialist to the emergency services has its sights on European expansion off the back of major contracts in the UK and Ireland. Opses... READ MORE »

Gareth becomes youngest ever leader of Rushmoor Council with pledge to ‘get the town centres done’

Cllr Gareth Lyon has taken the helm as Leader of Rushmoor Borough Council with ambitious plans for the future. The West Heath councillor is the youngest ever to hold the... READ MORE »

VIVID team up with council and UKHarvest on initiative to get surplus produce where it’s needed

Portsmouth’s VIVID Homes have joined forces with Hampshire County Council and Chichester charity UKHarvest as part of a new food rescue partnership. Together they’re... READ MORE »

Leisure and cultural hub planned for Farnborough town centre with council seeking local feedback

Rushmoor Borough Council is organising an open event to hear from residents, groups and businesses about a new leisure and cultural hub planned for Farnborough town... READ MORE »

‘This is just the start’ says First Bus South MD as Fareham depot gets ready for 62 electric buses

Work is underway to transform First Solent’s Hoeford depot in Fareham, ready to operate 62 brand-new electric single-deck buses from March 2024. The fleet will run... READ MORE »

UK’s first sustainable phone charger vending machine arrives at Southampton General Hospital

It’s a bit of a mouthful, but a ‘game changer’ for Hampshire patients and their families. Southampton General Hospital has teamed up with UK energy firm Lifesaver... READ MORE »

Friends in high places! Housing group lend their tower crane for firefighters’ rope rescue training

Portsmouth’s VIVID Homes have stepped up to help Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service provide essential training for their team. The firefighters... READ MORE »

Romsey innovators secure £40m British Army contract to help drive data-led decision making

The next two years of the British Army’s Project ZODIAC are set to be delivered by Romsey-based prime contractor Roke, as part of a new contract worth £40 million... READ MORE »