Campaign to save Coastguard helicopter

A Dorset MP has written to the Transport Minister saying he will continue to fight to save the Portland Search and Rescue helicopter. Under a government review of coastguard operations, the service would be axed by 2017. Richard Drax says the Portland base offers good value for money.

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Fight to save rescue helicopter

Dorset MP Richard Drax has written to the Transport Minister saying he will continue to fight to save the Portland coastguard rescue helicopter. Under a government review, the aircraft would be axed by 2017.