Solent Forts : Episode 57


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A focus on No Mans Fort

If you have ever wondered what the forts in the Solent are all about or what goes on out there then this is the episode for you.

What we will tell you about in this episode:
  • How many forts there are;
  • Who owns the forts;
  • What you can do on No Man's Fort;
  • The history of the Forts in the Solent;
  • Which fort was featured in an episode of Dr Who;
  • Why they stationed non swimming military personnel at the forts in the Second World War;
  • Whether you can canoe to No Mans Fort;
  • How to visit the forts.
In the News

This week in the news Tony's news is (as usual!) pretty rubbish...........he tells us all about changes to the bins! Bin austerity on the Isle of Wight.

Ali reports on two fantastic free family events taking place on the Island on Saturday 23rd April 2016.

East Cowes Business Association Family Fun Day to celebrate St George's Day - 11am - 3pm. 12 Noon children's fancy dress parade and competition with great prizes, and at 1pm a shield decorating competition for the kids, as well as coconut shy, swing boats and other entertainment.

Beach Ball at Brown's Family Golf & cafe from 5pm a family disco.

Food & Drink

In the food and drink segment we bring you a review of lunch at Seabreeze in East Cowes, a great value family run place for breakfast, lunch or afternoon coffee.

Links you may find helpful

Solent Forts

Seabreeze Cafe, East Cowes

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