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Site last updated: 03 December 2017


Welcome to our website which should keep you abreast of all the Society’s news. The Provincial Society was established on 1 March 2003 and registered as a charity on 9 July 2004. Members receive a quarterly magazine and can attend special talks and events each year. The Society has published several books for the benefit of local transport historians. We work closely with the local bus company – First Hampshire & Dorset Ltd.

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John Sherwin (Chairman)

Latest Society News


Hampshire police are currently investigating a recently reported matter dating back to an incident that allegedly occurred in the early 1990’s. The investigating officer, DC Chris Hudson would like to hear from any persons who were employed by People's Provincial at Hoeford depot in 1993, and who may be potential witnesses. If you can help, please contact Chris on either his work mobile – 07469 561965, via 101 (ext 4684195) or via his e-mail (chris.hudson@hampshire.pnn.police.uk)



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