Seahouses Lifeboat Call Out 25 March 2017 – Holy Island Causeway (again)


At 13.44hr on Saturday 25th February 2017, UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses Inshore Lifeboat, to go to the assistance of two persons trapped in their vehicle by the tide on Holy Island Causeway. UK Coastguard reported that the two persons were panicking as the water was up to their waists. Holy Island Coastguard Officers had also been mobilised.

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Two Canadian First World War soldiers found in France

March 24, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have identified the remains of a First World War soldier found in a field outside Arleux-en-Gohelle, France, as those of Sergeant James Alexander Milne from Kincardineshire, Scotland, and then Calgary, Alberta. Sergeant Milne was a member of the 10th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, a unit perpetuated by The Royal Winnipeg Rifles and The Calgary Highlanders.

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E-Melges 24 – March 24, 2017


, founded by an international yachtsman, sailboat racer, and sailmaker David Ullman, celebrates  50th Anniversary in 2017.
 The sailmaker was originally founded in Southern California in 1967, and has since expanded to include over 75 locations in 29 countries world-wide.  This year Ullman Sails will celebrate its milestones, reflect on its rich past, and launch forward into the next 50 years.
In this 50th anniversary video lots of people from the sailing community have been saying their compliments to Dave Ullman, including Melges 24 World Champion Flavio Favini.
International Melges 24 Class Association congratulates 2007 Melges 24 World Champion Dave Ullman and his family on this great history, commitment and contribution and wishes them best of luck in the future!

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Arron Banks introduces The Patriotic Alliance

Last week, I was privileged to join Nigel Farage on stage to receive the prize for Best International Campaign at American politics’ equivalent to the Oscars, the Pollies. Nine months after the EU referendum result the prestigious award – David Cameron and Lynton Crosby won it for the General Election in 2015 – acted as a timely reminder of Leave.EU’s tremendous success during the run up to that historic event.

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Images of War, The British On The Somme 1916, rare photographs from wartime archives


Another new addition to the very popular Images of War series. This book covers the British on the Somme in 1916. The author has provided clear text to accompany the outstanding selection of images. The war artist was still very important during the Great War but photographic output was immense. Much Recommended