January 8, 2011

LETTER OF THE DAY: Underlying the housing crisis is the rocketing price of building land

ALL EX OR SERVING MEMBERS OF AIRBORNE FORCES: We are looking for new blood to join us in the Portsmouth branch of the Parachute Regiment Association. We are a group who have a common bond between us.

If this interests you, contact me, John Newman, secretary of the branch, for further information.

Telephone: 023 9246 6732 or

email johnnewman1@hotmail.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from


John Newman

FIRST FEMALE APPRENTICES IN HM DOCKYARD: I would like to hear from anybody who has information regarding the first ever girl school leavers to be allowed into the dockyard to begin an apprenticeship. I believe there were six in number and they were admitted in 1969.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Calum Kennedy

023 9234 7764