Links to discussion boards, local campaign web pages and reports
Maritime & Coastguard Agency modernisation plans: http://www.dft.gov.uk/
Transport Select Committee: http://www.
Privatisation of SAR Helicopters: The MCA currently operates four Search and Rescue bases – at Stornoway, Shetland, Portland and Lee-on-the-Solent. The Shetland and Stornoway bases operate Sikorsky S92 helicopters, and the Lee-on-the-Solent and Portland bases operate AgustaWestland AW139s. The Portland helicopter operates for 12 hours only.
Petition against Closure of the Coastguard helicopter based at Portland http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/36619
Coastguard campaign group pages on Facebook:
@Coastguard_SOS campaign page on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Coastguard_SOS/133828956705758