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BasildonEcho Image 22Nov2013

From MP to mermaid

22nd November 2013

Basildon Echo

Trust patron and benefactor, Teresa Gorman, was interviewed about her involvement with the HMS Beagle Project, her love affair with Charles Darwin and her role as the new Beagle's figurehead. Read the full article from the Basildon Echo here.

Western Telegraph 1 November 2013

Town council asked for 'moral support' to build HMS Beagle replica

1st November 2013

Western Telegraph

Pembroke Dock Town Council has been asked to pledge its “moral support” for a replica of one of the most important ships in history to be built in the town. A relative of Admiral John Lort-Stokes, the last captain of HMS Beagle - on which Charles Darwin once travelled - addressed more than 20 people at Pater Hall last Thursday (October 31) evening. Read more

Milford Mercury 27 January 2013

HMS Beagle replica could be Pembroke Dock turning point

27th January 2013

Milford and West Wales Mercury

Building a replica of HMS Beagle in Pembroke Dock could be a “turning point” for the town, a councillor has said. Councillor Pam George told members at a Pembroke Dock Town Council meeting about the possibility of the town being chosen as the location for building a replica of the ship, after meeting with a trustee of the HMS Beagle Project... Read more


UK-Chile Joint statement 21 November 2012

HMS Beagle Trust recognised in UK-Chile joint statement on science, innovation and education

16th November 2012

Prime Minister David Cameron and Chilean President Sebástian Piñera have announced in a statement their commitment to furthering cooperation in science, education and innovation. The ‘Beagle Foundation’ (the HMS Beagle Trust and its sister charity Fundacion Beagle) is identified in the UK-Chile joint statement as an initiative that enables greater cooperation on science and strengthens the links between Chile and the UK.

Read the full statement here.

Financial Times 1 October 2012

Replica Beagle plans expedition to further Darwin's legacy

1st October 2012

As part of a special report on investing in Chile, the Finanical Times reports on how the HMS Beagle Project aims to inspire children and conduct scientific research by building a replica of the Beagle and using it to retrace Charles Darwin's voyage.

See the article here...