Author Archive for: ‘Maria’

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    The Road to Apple Dumpling Bridge

    The Road to Apple Dumpling Bridge by KL Knowles is now available to buy from:- Chaplin Books – The book’s own website – The Gosport Tourist Information Centre The Book Shop, High Street, Lee on Solent The book is set is Gosport and …

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  • Treasurer role description

    Role Tasks: The Treasurer role is an Officer position on the GHODs Management Team. The overall role will be to maintain an overview of GHOD’s financial affairs, ensuring its viability and ensuring that proper financial records and procedures are maintained in accordance with our Constitution …

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    Daedalus D-Day 75

    DAEDALUS D-DAY 75 EVENT TO LAST TWO DAYS! On the 8th and 9th of June 2019 come and see The Team Green Rockets perform at Solent Airport’s Daedalus 75 event to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Announcement on ticket sales and participants, …

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    HMS Vanguard – Britain’s Last Battleship

    19 years after she was first laid down in 1941, HMS Vangaurd caused a bit of chaos in Portmouth Harbour. Watch this video to discover her story…

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    D-Day 75 at Hardway

    Thurday 6th June 2019 Join the residents of Hardway as they pay tribute at the Hardway Memorial to the those who fought in D-Day. They’ll also be talks and displays, singing and tea drinking at the Hardway Sailing Club. More details to follow.

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    All in one Place

    The one-stop event to Gosport attractions will come together on 19 March 2019 from 1030 -1230 at the Discovery Centre Gosport to share what the Tourist Information Centre offer Gosport residents and visitors.

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  • Gosport awarded special status to make the most of its unique history

    Gosport awarded special status to make the most of its unique history Watch video and see full article at THE RICH heritage of one town is to be celebrated as part of a five-year scheme which will see neglected buildings back into use as …

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    Photos of Fort Brockhurst by Victoria Smith

    Some fantastic photos of Fort Brockhurst taken by Victoria Smith, superimposing the past onto the present.  This is what she says.. “Whilst researching the history of Fort Brockhurst I decided to produce a series of images that showed how space within the secured compound had …

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    13 June

    Today in Gosport’s Past:-  on 13 June 1777, the first American prisoners-of-war arrived at Forton Prison. At this time, the prison largely consisted of what remained of Fortune Hospital – described earlier as ‘a shambles no more than a clutter of tumbledown shacks, … unhealthy …

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    5 August

    Today in Gosport’s Past:- on 5 August 1914, these were the headlines that Britain woke up to. At precisely 7 pm the previous day, the 4 August, Britain declared war on Germany, effective from 11pm that day; the news didn’t make the headlines until the …

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