0 Have your say Does anyone remember this vessel? She was built in 1966 as a stern trawler named MV Criscilla and sold to the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, in 1980 and renamed Colonel Templer, pictured right. In the late 1980s she was converted to an acoustic research vessel and in 1990 was seriously damaged in a fire at Hull docks, inset right. In … [Read more...] about NOSTALGIA: Was this vessel used for covert operations by the Royal Marines?
0 Have your say Yachtsman Alec Rose received a hero’s welcome as he sailed into Portsmouth after his 354-day round-the-world trip. The 59-year-old was escorted into the city on July 4, 1968, by 400 motor-boats, yachts, catamarans and canoes blowing sirens and whistles.A crowd of more than 250,000 people had gathered to congratulate the Southsea greengrocer on … [Read more...] about NOSTALGIA: Home to Portsmouth and a hero’s welcome
PUBLISHED: 15:00 18 March 2018 April Roach Andy C from Hornchurch, will performing at this year's We Are FSTVL. Photo: Andrew Attah. Archant Legendary drum ‘n’ bass artist Andy C is looking forward to returning to where his musical career began in Havering for this year’s We Are FSTVL. Drum'n'bass artist Andy C says performing at We Are FSTVL is like … [Read more...] about Hornchurch DJ Andy C says Upminster’s We Are FESTVL is a geat opportunity to see international acts
PUBLISHED: 20:59 17 March 2018 | UPDATED: 20:59 17 March 2018 Phil Groves Jon Thompson looks for a way through for London Lions against Glasgow Rocks at Brixton (pic Graham Hodges) Archant Glasgow Rocks spoilt Justin Robinson’s Brixton homecoming with a dominant victory over the London Lions. Andre Lockhart attacks the basket for London Lions (pic Graham Hodges) … [Read more...] about BBL: London Lions 75 Glasgow Rocks 93