Coastguard helicopter fight continues

Coastguard helicopter
Portland Coastguard helicopter Credit: Google images

The battle to save Portland Search & Rescue helicopter is gathering momentum. The Dorset MP Richard Drax is urging the Government to think again over plans to axe the Coastguard service.

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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.