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Cost of Living

Welcome to Portsmouth city council’s Cost of Living blog.

A Portsmouth-eye view of the challenges we all face as a city dealing with the rising cost of living. Read stories about you the resident, our unique city and the communities we live in, and find practical advice that means something to you.

Got something to say? We really want to hear your stories so if you’d like to contribute to our blog, email us at

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A useful guide to cutting expenses and saving money

May 19, 2023

We've listed a few things to help you through these tough times by keeping your finances in check and making the most of what you have.

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Portsmouth Guildhall

Welcome to our Cost of Living blog

May 3, 2023

We decided to start a blog as we wanted to get useful information to Portsmouth residents in a more dynamic way than we could with our website. We hope you'll enjoy following.

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