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Generation 5 to Sort it Out

Portsmouth Mediation Service has over the past few years worked with the Student Union Advice Centre within the University of Portsmouth to establish the Student Conflict Resolution Service called Sort it Out. Each year PMS trains and equips a new generation of 3rd year law students to be mediators and business managers of the service.…
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Reporting Hate Crime to PMS

National Hate Crime Awareness Week begins today the 10th October and Portsmouth Mediation Service (PMS) is taking the opportunity to promote it is a Third Party Reporting Centre (TPRC) which means people who are the victims of hate can report a crime to us. Often victims find visiting a police station can be intimidating or…
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SRP Helping to Build a Restorative NHS

Portsmouth  & Southampton Mediation Services have joined together to form the Solent Restorative Partnership (SRP) and have today had a great visit to the Learning Disability Forensic Service, Ashford Ward in Calmore, Southampton. Pictured here is Wendy Johnson, Forensic Social Worker, who works on the Ward and our own John Swindell representing the SRP. Good…
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New Mediation Training Opportunity for November

Impossible to imagine just a few months ago, The Portsmouth Mediation Training team has honed its skills in pioneering its new online training proposition.  PMS has a great reputation for delivering top quality courses helping to equip local people with restorative practice and mediation skills. The Training Team has over recent weeks taken its cutting…
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PMS. Looking to Attract New Trustees

Pictured here are some PMS Trustees both past and present – we are always looking to attract new talented people to help shape and invigorate our Restorative Vision & Mission in Portsmouth and the local area. PMS is both a charity and a company limited by guarantee. It has a small group of Trustees, also known…
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Thank You CAF!

Portsmouth Mediation Service has been operating as a front line service throughout the Corona Virus emergency and especially during the Lock Down period when we were able to help and support many people who felt fearful and isolated. Like many voluntary organisations we have had to quickly adapt to new methods of working and to…
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Zooming into the Future

The current Covid crisis has meant many organisations have had to adapt and adopt new ways of operating. The PMS team has quickly embraced the Zoom Platform technology to continue to function well and deliver a consistent assessment and restorative service for our clients and community. The team members are pictured having their first online…
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Radian Community Safety Fund Supports PMS Covid 19 Response

We are delighted to announce that Radian Homes has invested £700.00 from its Community Safety Fund to help support Portsmouth Mediation Service in its front line work with problems exasperated by Covid 19. PMS and Radian understand that some people are currently feeling frightened, isolated and often angry with others who do not seem to…
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Stay Home & Save Lives. Choose Peace

The team at the Portsmouth Mediation Service works hard to help Portsmouth become a truly “restorative city” and hopes it can help you keep a peaceful community and home during the restrictions due to Covid-19. During this difficult time we all have a role to play – we need to STAY HOME & SAVE LIVES. …
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Imagine a Restorative Portsmouth

Portsmouth Mediation Service is at the centre of a vision to see Portsmouth become established as a Restorative City – we are excited at the opportunity of collaborating with Imagine Portsmouth to see this vision become part of the future heartbeat of Portsmouth. Imagine Portsmouth want to create a vision for Portsmouth that belongs to…
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