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Turning Theory into Restroative Practice

Our Service Manager Steve said “It was a real pleasure and privilege to be with these young people this morning at the University of Portsmouth, at the invitation of their Tutor Dr Andrii Zharikov Steve was invited to act as a guest lecturer for the postgraduate students enrolled on the Theory of Alternative Dispute Resolution…
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Welcome Peju

We are delighted to welcome Peju (centre) to The PMS Family!  Peju, a social services student, has joined us from the University of Portsmouth on a 5-month placement. Here she is pictured at our Team Meeting just prior to blowing out the candles on her Birthday Cake. Next week she will begin her community mediation…
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Building Restorative Partnerships

Here are some of the great people who today attended the PMS Restorative Workshop, they all have a passion for their work and their community which will benefit from their enhanced restorative skills. Next week many of these restorative champions and ambassadors will attend a Train the Trainer Session and be equipped with the resources…
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New Restorative Service for Portsmouth Schools

Portsmouth Mediation Service has teamed up with The Portsmouth Education Partnership to provide a new restorative service for locals school. Although the majority of our schools adopt informal restorative practice and approaches in their day-to-day life, there are of course still difficult situations that can unexpectedly occur and quickly escalate.  It’s acknowledged that in more…
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PMS Announces New Restorative Train the Trainer Opportunity

PMS celebrated 25 years of serving the people of Portsmouth by hosting a Restorative Conference and Celebration at the Lord Mayor’s Banqueting Hall in the Guildhall. We were delighted to be supported by so many of our friends and partners in the voluntary and support community. The event commenced with a buffet lunch and network…
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New Landlord and Tenant Mediation Service

PMS is working with Portsmouth City Council to pilot a scheme to help landlords and tenants navigate difficult situations in a more positive way. The mediation service offers free, independent advice and support for both landlords and tenants that find themselves at odds on a range of topics, including rent arears and repairs. The PMS…
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PMS Celebrates 25 Years with a Restorative Conference for Portsmouth

With the recent Pandemic and Lockdowns, we have inevitably lost some of the previous impetus and momentum in the huge mission to see Portsmouth established as a Restorative City. Portsmouth Mediation Service is 25 years old this year and we have decided to mark the occasion with a city-wide event at the Lord Mayor’s Banqueting…
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PMS Looking to Recruit New Trustees

We so value the diligent work of our Trustees, who help steer the charity towards its huge restorative vision for Portsmouth. We are delighted to welcome back former Treasurer and Chair of The Board Dr Alex Boyland who has returned for a second stint to The PMS Management Board. It was formally confirmed at The…
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New Restorative Scheme is Plain Sailing for Portsmouth Property Landlords

A group of forward-thinking Landlords from The Portsmouth & District Property Landlords Association (PDPLA) is collaborating with Portsmouth Mediation and the City Council to pioneer a new restorative service for landlords and tenants who get caught up in disputes and disagreements. Although it’s early days, it is envisaged that as the scheme develops it will…
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Restorative Relationships are Safe as Houses

Portsmouth Mediation Service (PMS) is collaborating with The Portsmouth & District Property Landlords Association (PDPLA) and Portsmouth City Council, both key stakeholders in a plan to pioneer a new Restorative Service for Landlords and Tenants that get caught up with disputes and disagreements. This independent and impartial service will be delivered by PMS, it is…
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