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  • Haslar cemetery commemorative service

    Haslar Cemetery Commemorative Service April 9th 2017

    Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery Clayhall Road A short commemorative service to honour all service men and women who sacrificed their lives to keep our United Kingdom safe from tyranny in two World wars and other conflicts will be held on: 9 April 2017 at 1500 …

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    Diving museum to put world’s first diving helmet on display

    The Diving Museum believes it will attract visitors from across the world when it puts the very first diving helmet on display. Gosport Diving Museum, on Stokes Bay Road, is in the process of getting the artefact from the Science Museum on a three-year loan. …

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  • Alex Thomson

    Alex Thomson

    February 11th 2017 saw Alex Thomson sailing back into Portsmouth Harbour to a capacity crowd waiting onshore to welcome him home. Mayor Lynn Hook made a welcome home speech followed by Alex. By Malcolm Dent   For updates go to: http://www.alexthomsonracing.com/  

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    Goodbye to HMS Illustrious

    A sad farewell to HMS Illustrious, click the links to see her ‘launch’ and her ‘final journey’.                     A short History of HMS Illustrious HMS Illustrious was the second of three Invincible-class ships constructed in the …

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  • Littlebrigs day light trips

    Over the winter @littlebrigs will be available for day light trips at weekends (weather depending). You can message Little brig Sailing Trust through Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/littlebrigsailingtrust/

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  • D-Day Trail

    New! The Gosport D Day Trail (prepared by The D-Day Fellowship). Copies of the leaflet are available from the Gosport Tourist Information Centre.

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  • Grange Farm

    Grange Farm presented with Green Plaque

    A Green Plaque has been awarded to 5 Grange Farm Cottages off Howe Road, Rowner. The plaque was presented by the Mayor of Gosport on 28 October 2016. A Short History Grange Farmhouse is all that remains of an 1191 acre farm. The original part …

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    New exhibit at the Diving Museum

    A new exhibit of  Bill Bailey’s medals are now proudly on display at the Diving Museum, together with those of Buster Crabb and  Syd Knowles.           Commander Crabb

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