Time for a new challenge?

From diving to mine warfare and nursing to media operations, the Royal Naval Reserve is offering potential recruits the chance to gain an insight into the valuable work of the Navy’s own volunteer force.

Plymouth’s reserve establishment, HMS Vivid, which has volunteers from across Devon and Cornwall, is holding a ‘Live’ event on Wednesday 12 November.

There will be...

Russian warships pass South West Coast

A group of Russian warships with nuclear capabilities has passed by the South West coast today as part of a routine transit into the North Atlantic.

Russian news agencies this morning reported that the aircraft-carrying cruiser the Admiral Kuznetsov and the heavy nuclear guided-missile cruiser Petr Velikiy had entered the English channel.

The Russian vessels have been...

Charity seeks Second World War Convoy Veterans

The Legasee Educational Trust is looking to interview Veterans who served as Naval Ratings during the Second World War and have stories to share about the convoys.

Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), “Keeping Britain Afloat” will use footage from the video interviews to create educational content for schools and universities and also provide Chatham’s Dockyard Trust with...