Wartime rescue boat, HSL102, to get new engines

HSL102, one of two historic World War II rescue boats owned by Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust (PNBPT), is to be given a new lease of life with … [Read more...]





HMS Victory restoration reaches landmark as masts removed

Restoration of the wooden masts of Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory, reached a milestone recently as the top sections were removed as part of a repair … [Read more...]





MS Deutschland visits London Docklands ahead of Olympics

Luxury cruise liner MS Deutschland has made a trial visit to London Docklands ahead of the 2012 London Olympics. The largest ever known ship to … [Read more...]





Submarine restoration secures funding

The future of a Second World War submarine has been saved thanks to Heritage Lottery fund . Staff and volunteers at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum … [Read more...]





Campaign to save Nuffield Place

A campaign has been launched to save the former home of William Morris, the inventor of the Morris motorcar. The National Trust hopes to raise … [Read more...]





Museum opens in Northumberland railway station

The local heritage of a Northumbrian village can now be told, following the opening of a micro-museum. Contained within a restored Victorian … [Read more...]





Hethersgill vintage rally

Taking up a large area of Carlisle airport, the 28th Hethersgill vintage rally brings together thousands of mechanical items and curios from all over … [Read more...]





Fingerpost sign with crown on top

Just outside Pooley Bridge and on the junction between Penrith and Tirrel is this unusual fingerpost with a crown on top. Often to be found at … [Read more...]





Raven on Ullswater gets ready for new tourist season

Winter maintenance almost completed Raven emerges from metal cladding to face another summer afloat on Ullswater. Maintenance takes place on … [Read more...]





Speaker’s State Coach to go on display in Devon

The Speaker’s State Coach, last used at the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in 1981, is to go on display in Devon. A … [Read more...]