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  • MoD deals secure 7,500 UK jobs - The Ministry of Defence awards £3.2bn of contracts to support management of UK naval bases, including in Portsmouth, "securing 7,500 jobs".
  • Third council rejects wind farm plan - A third local authority rejects proposals for a wind farm off the south coast, between Dorset and the Isle of Wight.
  • Disabled subsidy scrap plan concern - Scope has concerns over Isle of Wight Council's plan to scrap its flat rate disability allowance for a money-saving alternative.
  • Row over passenger tolls for ferry - Residents complain over charges for foot passengers and cyclists using the floating bridge between East and West Cowes being considered by the council...
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What's happening in Gosport

  • Cost of Living Rising!

  • COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.

  • Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

  • KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

  • Getting On The Property Market

  • EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

  • Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

  • BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

  • Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

  • ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Gosport based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

  • Avoid The Local Cowboys

  • HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

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    We aim to keep Gosport local by providing a wide range of local infomation, news, events and business listings. Our team are all Gosport based and are dedicated to providing you with useful and helpful information. Gosport has so much history and the local community has a great deal to offer. Many communities have lost their local touch and our aim is to bring this back.

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