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Gannaways in Portswood to close as Sainsburys nears completion

February 9, 2012 by


It’s being reported that Gannaways, an independent grocery shop on Portswood High Street, is to close in response to the imminent completion of the new Sainsbury’s supermarket in Portswood. The owner told the Wessex Scene that “Our lease is up for renewal, but what with the new Sainsbury’s and a proposed second supermarket where the […]

Portswood Community Group fighting to save local park’s picnic area from development

October 28, 2010 by


A local community group in Portswood is fighting to save its recently established picnic area in Portswood Recreation ground after finding out the the City Council want to replace it with an extra tennis court only months after giving the picnic area permission. Local residents are perplexed as to why only months after the Council […]

Guerrilla Gardeners begin campaign in Portswood

February 19, 2010 by


A new Guerrilla Gardening group in Southampton teamed up with local residents to do their first dig in Portswood on Monday.  Around 15 members, some of whom are students from the University of Southampton’s Green Action Society, and 15 residents met up opposite the Drummond Arms on Welbeck Avenue to illicitly cultivate a long ignored […]