THIS WEEK IN 1983: Youngsters win national chess title

A draft plan showing the proposed new town at Whiteley

THIS WEEK IN 1983: Sweeping plans unveiled for Hampshire’s newest town

Abandoned and awaiting their fate, here we see the former HM Submarines Tiptoe, left,  and Artemis in Pounds' yard, Portsmouth.  'Picture: Roger Allen Collection

NOSTALGIA: Veteran sub tiptoes to breaker’s yard

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The county’s under-18 team took the national title after they squeezed in by the narrowest of margins to justify the faith of organisers Pat McEvoy and Terry Hollington

It was they who, in 1979, made the controversial decision to build a team for the future.

Out went some of the county’s best players and in came juniors who were expected to peak in 1983.