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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:  

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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.

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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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  • Heritage Lottery Fund awards Gosport Heritage Open Days

    Heritage Lottery Fund awards Gosport Heritage Open Days to mark First World War Centenary A Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant of £10,000, through HLF’s First World War: then and now programme, has been awarded to the organisers of Gosport Heritage Open Days (GHODs) to increase …

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    Four Long Years

    Four Long Years is a project  managed by Gosport Heritage Open Days and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to mark the First World War Centenary. A Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant of £10,000, through HLF’s First World War: Then and Now programme, was awarded …

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