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SOLENT PROTECTION SOCIETY

AWAY DAY - Thursday, 7 September 2017

An exploration by boat of the River Itchen and the upper reaches of Southampton Water.  Meeting at 10.45 am in Ocean Village, Southampton to board the Blue funnel vessel Ocean Scene. A buffet lunch is  included and beverages are available at the bar. Cost £35.00 per person to be paid no later than 14 August.

For further details contact Mrs R Payne, 02380 860846 or email: secretary@solentprotection.org

 

 

 

A ceremony was held in Castle Street, Portchester to unveil a plaque in honour of John Towse, a Portchester Society Committee Member for many years. He was one of the original divers who rediscovered the "Mary Rose" in 1965.

 

 

 

 

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Photographs taken at the Tercentenary Service for James Lind held at St Mary's Church Portchester on 2 October 2016.

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Coastal Defence Improvements

Exhibition was held regarding coastal flooding protecting Portchester Castle to Paulsgrove.

Visit www.escp.org.uk for more information.

 

The Portchester Society Visit to the Isle of Wight Steam Railway

on Tuesday, 5th July 2016

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