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November 21, 2023

Gosport Borough Council awarded over £18m in Levelling Up Funding to transform historic waterfront

Gosport has been awarded £18m in government funding to support regeneration of the Rum Store at Royal Clarence Yard, and development of a route between the […]
October 18, 2022

STS Defence Win Defence / Maritime Innovation of the Year Award

STS Defence is delighted to announce that we were awarded the Defence/Maritime Innovation of the Year at the Portsmouth Innovation Awards on Wednesday 12th October. The […]
October 18, 2022

Top Safety Accreditation for Momentum Electrical Ltd.

Local business, Momentum Electrical Ltd, has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a […]
April 28, 2022

Daedalus Development Company leads as Homes England development partner for historic 42-acre waterfront regeneration at Daedalus, Lee-on-the-Solent.

Homes England has confirmed its development partner for the regeneration of the 42-acre waterfront site at Daedalus, Lee-on-the-Solent as a joint venture between MurrayTwohig Development, Orwell […]
March 23, 2022

New murals for Gosport High Street and bus station unveiled

Two new eye-catching murals inspired by Gosport’s rich nautical history are set to be unveiled in the town. A colourful design depicting Gosport’s HMS Alliance submarine, […]
March 15, 2022

£2.2m funding to kick-start major developments

Plans to transform Gosport’s waterfront and create new homes have had a £2.2m boost. The money will be used by Gosport Borough Council to help pave […]
February 21, 2022

Council Leader welcomes transport interchange progress

The Leader of Gosport Borough Council has welcomed a major milestone on the way to redeveloping the town’s waterfront. Cllr Graham Burgess said a planning application […]
October 21, 2021

Blueprint for Gosport: time to have your say

People in Gosport can have their say on the borough’s new blueprint for housing, jobs, green spaces and heritage sites. They are being invited to comment […]
September 21, 2021

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

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. […]
April 19, 2021

Businesses to get spot checks for covid safety

Spot checks on Gosport businesses will be carried out from next week (19 April) to make sure they have covid-secure measures in place. The checks, some […]
February 1, 2021

Boosting local businesses

Gosport Borough Council has launched a Go Local campaign to help support the local economy during the national lockdown and in the future, once tier restrictions […]
October 6, 2020

Have your say on Gosport’s 10-year economic blueprint

Gosport residents and businesses are being invited to give their views on a plan to boost the borough’s economy. The plan, drafted by the council, sets […]
September 16, 2020

Restart and Recovery & Kickstarting Tourism Grants launched today

We are seeking applications for a share of the new £375,000 Restart and Recovery & Kickstarting Tourism grant fund The Restart and Recovery & Kickstarting Tourism […]
September 15, 2020

Have your say on transforming Gosport market

Local people are being asked to get involved in a major plan to help transform Gosport town centre. The council is asking them for their views and […]
August 5, 2020

Another chance to claim coronavirus cash for businesses

Small businesses and other enterprises in Gosport hit hardest by the pandemic are being offered another chance to get government cash support. In June, firms had […]
June 19, 2020

Heritage funding to help historic town centre recover from pandemic

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 […]
June 19, 2020

New funding to support small businesses who need it most

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 […]
April 24, 2020

Gosport among best-performing councils on business grants

According to government numbers released this week, Gosport Borough Council has paid almost £8m to local businesses over the last three weeks.  This is 60% of the […]
April 24, 2020

Don’t miss out on coronavirus cash

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 […]
March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19) information for businesses and employers

During the recent Covid-19 pandemic Gosport Borough Council distributed £24.3 million to local businesses via 13 grant schemes. For most of these schemes the eligibility criteria […]
February 10, 2020

Have your say on transforming the town centre

7.2.20 We’re asking local people to get involved in a major plan to transform Gosport town centre. We’re asking for your views and ideas, as the […]
February 10, 2020

100 new council homes planned

23.1.20 We’re planning the biggest council-house building programme for a generation. Over the next three years, we intend to build around 100 new homes for people […]
February 5, 2020

Yacht Racing Forum 2020 destined for Portsmouth Harbour

The Yacht Racing Forum will take place for the first time in the United Kingdom, on 23 – 24 November 2020. The event will be based […]
January 20, 2020

Local business representative sought for Council’s remuneration panel

Gosport Borough Council is looking for an individual to represent local businesses on its Independant Renumeration Panel Join other members representing the Education and Voluntary/Community Sectors, […]
January 3, 2020

Boosting apprenticeships in Hampshire

A £900,000 pilot scheme that aims to create more apprenticeship opportunities in the county, has been launched by Hampshire County Council. The funding – a transfer […]
November 4, 2019

Boost your tech skills on the Google bus

Residents and business people in Gosport will be able to boost their computer skills for free – in a double-decker Google bus. The company’s Digital Garage […]
September 18, 2019

Restoration of historic site starts soon

Work is to start soon on one of Gosport’s most important historic sites, to protect the structure and make it a more attractive place to visit. […]
August 19, 2019

A place story for Hampshire – your views sought

Do you think Hampshire is special? What are Hampshire’s challenges, now and in the future? Can we do more to promote Hampshire the place and ensure […]
July 8, 2019

Solent LEP opens further opportunity to take part in Local Industrial Strategy survey

Work to develop a Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) to set the Solent area on a pathway to a more prosperous future for all is well underway […]
June 10, 2019

Be part of shaping Gosport’s Future!

Take part in our survey and pass it along to your business contacts, family and friends too. Gosport Borough Council’s Economic Development and Regeneration Team is […]
March 11, 2019

Setting their sites on success

Three months in to a new construction skills course, Year 10 students from Bay House School in Gosport have taken their first steps on to a […]
March 11, 2019

Solent LEP outlines bold new vision for Gosport

The opportunity for Gosport to become a driving force in both the Solent and UK economy has been set out in a new report, published today […]
November 29, 2018

Gosport is ‘still behind’ on new entrepreneurs, fears MP

BUDDING entrepreneurs in Gosport should not be afraid to take the leap of faith towards becoming their own boss. That was the message at an Enterprise […]
September 14, 2018

Hampshire businesses could benefit from broadband boost

Hampshire County Council is encouraging businesses across the county to sign up to a new scheme which will give them access to gigabit, also known as […]
July 24, 2018

Wates Residential supports Gosport youngsters to kick-start their careers

National developer delivers legacy for community through investment in skills Young unemployed adults in Gosport have been given specialist training by Wates Residential to help boost […]
July 11, 2018

Utilita brings energy back to the UK high street

First store to open in Gosport, Hants July, 2018 Leading energy challenger brand, Utilita, wants to help regenerate the UK’s ailing town centres by bringing utility […]
April 16, 2018

Planning application submitted for expansion of Haslar Marina

Dean and Reddyhoff has submitted proposals for the redevelopment of Haslar Marina that include commercial units for use as boat workshop, boat sales centre, marina stores […]
March 9, 2018

Vector Aerospace secures UK MoD Gazelle helicopter maintenance support contract

Gosport, UK – March 8, 2018 – Vector Aerospace, a StandardAero company, has been awarded a contract to provide maintenance support for the UK Army Air […]
February 16, 2018

LSH advises on £20m acquisition of Fareham Trade and Business Park

Agents at the south coast offices acted for the global asset manager in its acquisition of the park for £20,200,000 – the purchase price reflecting a […]
September 15, 2017

Business-friendly award for Gosport

Gosport Borough Council has been recognised for its work to boost small businesses in the area. The council was joint winner of a Federation of Small […]
September 1, 2017

New retail park near Fort Brockhurst could bring 300 jobs to Gosport

THREE-HUNDRED jobs could be on the horizon in Gosport after a multimillion-pound shopping centre was given the green light. The borough council agreed to the proposed […]
August 30, 2017

New Town Centre anti-social behaviour powers – have your say

Gosport people and businesses are being asked for their views on new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour in the town centre. The council is proposing to […]
August 15, 2017

Arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth – Wednesday 16th August

The Royal Navy has announced its new Queen Elizabeth Carrier will be arriving in Portsmouth Harbour for the first time at approximately 7.10am on Wednesday, 16 […]
July 11, 2017

Gosport Marina to host Volvo Ocean Race fleet

Premier Gosport Marina and its specialist boatyard Endeavour Quay have been selected to host the fleet of Volvo Ocean Race yachts, Volvo Ocean 65s in the […]
June 28, 2017

Have your say on the future of Gosport town centre and waterfront

Local residents, businesses and organisations can help shape the future of Gosport’s town centre and waterfront. They can have their say on a proposed new blueprint […]
May 24, 2017

Gosport based AC Marine & Composites featured in international sailing magazine

Having learnt his craft building everything from Imoca 60s to a wide range of America’s Cup componentry, composites artisan Alex Newton is responding to an invitation […]
May 23, 2017

Solent LEP seeking new director candidates

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is seeking prominent business leaders to join its Board of Directors The Solent LEP board takes responsibility for shaping economic […]
May 2, 2017

Gosport based telecoms firm expands and takes on new office

TELECOMS provider Future Communications has taken a new 15-year lease on a property in Gosport as part of its expansion plans. The firm has taken a […]
May 2, 2017

Gosport based Crewsaver appointed as official safety provider to 35th America’s Cup

Crewsaver has announced today, 21st April 2017, that it has been selected to be the Official Safety Provider to the 35th America’s Cup, which will take […]
April 7, 2017

DS Medical relocates to Solent Enterprise Zone

Medical equipment firm moves into new home. A first aid and medical equipment supplier, DS Medical, will be moving to a new-build property on the Solent […]
January 17, 2017

New funding scheme launched for start-ups and SMEs

Thursday 8th December 2016 On Monday 5th December the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership launched the round 1 of their new fund – the Solent Growth Fund […]
January 17, 2017

Gosport businesses set to benefit from entrepreneurial events

Tuesday 8th November 2016 Scores of fledgling Gosport businesses are set to benefit from expert help as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week from 14-20 November. This […]
January 17, 2017

Gosport business expands into larger unit

Wednesday 2nd November 2016 BUILDERS’ merchants Alliance Remedial Supplies has seen its Gosport-based business grow rapidly, forcing it to find larger premises. The company, which offers supplies for […]
January 17, 2017

Caroline Dinenage MP to host Gosport Enterprise Fair

Friday 28th October 2016 Local MP, Caroline Dinenage is hosting a free business support exhibition and networking event in partnership with the Solent LEP and supported […]
January 17, 2017

MP to launch Inspiring Apprentices Campaign

Thursday 8th September 2016 On Monday 12 September Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage will launch an inspiring apprentices campaign, drawing attention to the immense value of apprenticeships […]
January 17, 2017

Consultation on Solent Combined Authority Launched

Friday 19th August 2016 Following approval from Portsmouth City Council, Southampton City Council and the Isle of Wight Council, a public consultation is being launched to […]
January 17, 2017

Gosport SME is a key supplier for £51m tidal energy project

Monday 15th August 2016 Gosport based A C Marine & Composites is delighted to announce that it will be supplying tidal turbine blades to Atlantis Resources. […]
January 17, 2017

The Training Academy is launched in Gosport

Wednesday 27th April 2016 Launch event of The Training Academy and The Training Academy was opened yesterday 25 April by Graham Jacobs of Trafalgar Property […]
January 17, 2017

Britten Norman take space at Fort Brockhurst Industrial Estate

Friday 22nd April 2016 Industrial Letting at 8 Alphage Road, Gosport Completed Acting on the instruction of a local investor, Holloway Iliffe & Mitchell have completed […]
January 17, 2017

New grant fund launched for marine sector start-ups and SMEs

Thursday 21st April 2016 Marine & Maritime SME Growth Fund £250,000 grant funding competition for small and medium sized marine and maritime businesses (SMEs) and new […]
January 17, 2017

Gosport Borough Council approves hotel expansion

Monday 18th April 2016 Premier Inn’s application to build an extra 36 bedrooms at its Gosport site has been approved by the Regulatory Board at Gosport […]
January 17, 2017

Fund to support Armed Forces communities launched

Monday 26th October 2015 The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and X-Forces have launched a new grant fund to help members of the Armed Forces community […]
January 17, 2017

Hampshire Firms set to pitch for contracts worth millions

Wednesday 14th October 2015 A business matchmaking day that last year triggered deals worth more than £6 million is returning to the Ageas Bowl under the […]
January 17, 2017

Solent Mobility wins Retailer of the Year award

Monday 28th September 2015 RETAILERS across the area have been celebrating as The News’ first Retail and Leisure awards took place. The awards were introduced to […]
January 17, 2017

Gosport acknowledged as the most “Small Business Friendly” Council

Monday 28th September 2015 Gosport Borough Council has been acknowledged as the 2015 most ‘Small Business Friendly’ Council within Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, by […]
January 17, 2017

Superfast internet connectivity grants up to £3,000 available in Gosport again

Monday 21st September 2015 Small and medium sized businesses, registered charities, social enterprises and sole traders across Hampshire, including Gosport, are eligible to apply for a […]
January 17, 2017

Solent LEP Backs Plans to Devolve Power

Monday 7th September 2015 On Friday (4th September 2015), the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership added its support to a Hampshire and Isle of Wight Devolution Prospectus […]
January 17, 2017

Further investment and new services at Endeavour Quay

Friday 21st August 2015 As part of Premier’s commitment to maintaining its £250,000 programme of investment at Endeavour Quay this year, two onsite commercial units have […]
January 17, 2017

Stubbington Bypass and Newgate Lane South planning applications submitted

Thursday 13th August 2015 Stubbington Bypass The planning application for the £30 million Stubbington bypass has been submitted to Hampshire County Council.  It involves: the construction of […]
January 17, 2017

Daedalus Park planning application approved

Tuesday 28th July 2015 DEVELOPMENT plans for a section of Daedalus have been given the go-ahead. A planning application for seven two-storey buildings has been approved […]
January 17, 2017

Free training for Gosport SMEs

Friday 10th July 2015 Groundwork Solent are offering two free training courses for Gosport SMEs that can help them deliver activities related to their corporate social […]
January 17, 2017

New HQ in Gosport for North Sails

Wednesday 8th July 2015 Oceanic Estates has leased two warehouses totalling 55,995 sq ft at Fareham Business Park in Gosport in the Solent corridor. North Sails, […]
January 17, 2017

Aldi 100 not out in Gosport

Thursday 25th June 2015 Aldi’s 100th store in its south west region is located in Mumby Road and was officially opened on 25th June by the […]
January 17, 2017

Schools take on QinetiQ’s Powerboat Challenge 2015 at Haslar

Wednesday 24th June 2015 22 June 2015 – Thirteen schools from across Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight competed against each other in the QinetiQ […]
January 17, 2017

Daedalus Park planning application submitted

Friday 29th May 2015 South coast commercial property developer Tidebank has submitted a full planning application to Gosport Borough Council for its proposed Daedalus Park development on the […]
January 17, 2017

Celebrate Gosport 2015

Tuesday 19th May 2015 Summer events programme from May to October 2015 Gosport’s employees and residents, plus their families, as well as visitors, can take advantage of the […]
January 17, 2017

UKTI Export Week 19-22 May

UK Trade & Investment will be holding its 6th Export Week during the week of 18 – 22 May. Across the week there will be a […]
January 17, 2017

The Gosport Ferry has a new Spirit!

Thursday 14th May 2015 The newest ferry on Portsmouth Harbour, Harbour Spirit, will be open for public viewing on Thursday 14 May before she goes into […]
January 17, 2017

Economic growth boosts Gosport business

Berry Recruitment has seen its sales treble and is expecting business to increase further, so much so they have relocated to larger offices on Quay West Industrial […]
January 17, 2017

Fair-minded? Willing to help?

INDEPENDENT REMUNERATION PANEL The Panel will consist of five members, one from the Education Sector, one from the Voluntary/Community Sector, two from the Business Community and […]