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Portsmouth Youth Trip to The Hotwalls & Camber Dock

A huge vision is always initially birthed in little steps and so the restorative journey of small beginnings continued around the Camber Dock yesterday as some of our inner city children enjoyed a special day out in what many call the ‘jewel’ of the Cities crown. Interestingly for some of the group it was their…
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PMS Supporting Portsmouth Family Hubs

Portsmouth Mediation Service is pleased to be able to support our local Family Hubs. In Portsmouth, there are five family hubs in Buckland, Milton, Northern Parade, Somerstown and Paulsgrove. Each Hub is in effect a ‘one stop shop’ within the local community – providing information, signposting and a variety of free services, activities and support…
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New Ideas for ADR Students

We are grateful to Dr Andrii Zharikov a Senior Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth (Faculty of Business and Law) for inviting our service manager Steve to deliver a guest lecture to his class of LLM postgraduate students studying Alternative Dispute Resolution. Steve presented the Restorative vision for Portsmouth and the principles that underpin it.…
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A Manifesto Demonstrating Restorative Works!

Our service manager Steve attended a Restorative Leaders’ Summit this week, the event was hosted by The Restroative Justice Council (RJC) and was convened to provide a space to bring together leaders from across a range of sectors that have a stake in the contribution that restorative justice and restorative practice can make to the…
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Helping to be Heard

Pictured left to right are Holly & Natalie from our local Neighbourhood Police along with Jasmine a Social Worker Student from The University of Portsmouth who is on her Placement with Portsmouth Mediation Service. They attended  a meeting today with our manager Steve to discuss how we can further help victims of Hate Crime. PMS…
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Trafalgar School – A Restorative Flagship!

Pictured left to right Sarah & Kay from PMS with Charlotte who helped facillaite the visit and some of the amazing restorative practice ambassadors. Portsmouth Mediation Service (PMS) is often trying to assist with local neighbourhood anti-social problems, sometimes these situations involve our children and young people and quickly lead to calls from those affected…
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Portsmouth MP Wants to Help Make our City’s Streets Safer

Our Service Manager Steve Rolls joined with Police Sgt Shaun Farnden at the Irish Club in Portsmouth for Stephen Morgan MP Cuppa & Chat event on how we can face the challenges of crime and anti-social behaviour and help make our City’s streets safer. Steve was able to outline some of the restorative work in…
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Leo Studios Film Premiere Event

to make a Film about the annual summer challenges around the Hotwalls & Camber Dock in Old Portsmouth where tensions can sometimes arise between local people and the young people who visit the neighbourhood. Over the past year Leo has accumulated many hours of footage that he has skilfully edited into a short movie. Last…
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Hello Landport – Farewell Dave!

Tina (far left) & Katie (far right) from our Assessment team are pictured here visiting some of the top team from The Landport Housing office. We so value our working relationship and partnership with Housing Officers who refer neighbour disputes and problems to our service. At the back you can see Dave, he is leaving…
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Welcome Katie!

Everyone at Portsmouth Mediation Service is delighted to welcome Katie Porter to our team, Katie is joining us as an Assessment Officer and will be supporting the service we provide to Portsmouth City Council Housing Officers and their tenants. Pictured here on her induction morning with our Manager Steve, Katie said “I am thrilled with…
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