Community Heroes

I’m immensely proud of the way the Portsmouth North community pulls together to provide help and support to those that need it the most. Our community is full of local heroes.

Our community heroes

Billie Harris

Billie Harris, a nine-year-old Portsmouth schoolgirl is passionate about tackling litter affecting our beaches and wants us all to do more to help with keeping our beaches clean. Billie was inspired to act after helping out at an event organised by the Final Straw Foundation last year. Billie has always had an interest in environmental […]

Claire Moorhead

Claire Moorhead is a local NHS Maxillofacial nurse and Dental Radiographer at the Queen Alexandra hospital who organised community and donation of toiletries, sanitary and other supplies during the COVID19 and comforts for NHS staff during the pandemic. Claire also built a large network of volunteers to help with the logistics of collecting donations and […]

Sabrina Richards and Helen Downing-Emms

Sabrina and Helen run the Hilsea Lido Pool for the People Trust, a community project that they have managed for well over a decade and a half. Operating with scare funds and resources the trust has been able to offer a memorable swimming experience to people of all ages and from all walks of life. […]

Susie Sanderson and Di Pearsall

Local Paulsgrove women and neighbours Susie and Di have served their local community in Paulsgrove as volunteers for more than 40 years. From helping community centres, local volunteer projects and delivering tens of thousands of newsletters across their community to volunteering and raising funds for charities. Susie and Di truly embody the spirit of Community […]

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