S. J. Farthing

www.farthing.me.uk

Links

The BBC

Probably the best site in Britain, and (I believe) the most popular. Not just radio and television but includes a lot of great information on many things. Also includes a good search engine for the web which seems to give an emphasis on British sites.
http://www.bbc.co.uk

 

Heritage

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

 

The Countryside and Nature

The Countryside Agency:
http://www.countryside.gov.uk

English Nature
http://www.english-nature.org.uk

Wildlife Trust sites:
http://www.wildlifetrust.org.uk
http://www.wildlifetrusts.org

Sussex
http://www.wildlifetrust.org.uk/sussex

Hampshire
http://www.hwt.org.uk

http://www.plantlife.org.uk

 

Environmental and related

Friends of the Earth
http://www.foe.org.uk

Compassion in World Farming
http://www.ciwf.co.uk

 

Transport

http://www.greenways.gov.uk

http://www.sustrans.org.uk

http://www.transport2000.org.uk

UKPTI - The U.K. Public Transportation Site
http://www.pti.org.uk

Rail Timetables:
http://www.railtrack.co.uk

Buses
http://www.showbus.co.uk

P&O Ferries
There are various locations, some of which end up at the same place.
http://www.poferries.com
http://www.posl.com
http://www.posl.co.uk
http://www.poportsmouth.com 

Brittany Ferries
http://www.brittany-ferries.com

British maps
www.streetmap.co.uk

World Maps
http://www.mapquest.com

Tourist Board Sites
http://www.hoteliers.co.uk

 

Media(TV and radio etc.)

BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk

ITV
http://www.itv.com

Channel 4
http://www.channel4.com

Granada Plus
http://www.gplus.co.uk

 

Science

National Physical Laboratory
http://www.npl.co.uk

The NMSI group of museums.
Includes: Science Museum, Creative Planet, National Railway Museum, National Museum of Photography, Film and Television.
http://www.nmsi.ac.uk

 

Arts

Tate gallery
http://www.tate.org.uk

 

Government

HMSO, Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
www.hmso.gov.uk

Census (Old census info from c.1900)
www.census.pro.gov.uk

Inland Revenue
http://www.inlandrevenue.gov.uk

The Department of Work and Pensions.
Includes what was formerly The Department of Social Security and The Benefits Agency
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/index.asp

NHS "Direct Online"
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

Pensions
www.pensionguide.gov.uk

Employment service jobs and training
www.worktrain.gov.uk

 

Local

Hantsweb - Hampshire County Council site
www.hants.org.uk
or
www.hants.gov.uk
(These appear to be identical)

Portsmouth City Council
http://www.portsmouth.gov.uk

A site by Portsmouth's local paper, The News.
http://www.portsmouth.co.uk

Another independent commercial site
http://www.portsmouth.org.uk

(Note that www.portsmouth.com and www.portsmouth.org are sites about Portsmouth Ohio in USA)

www.havant.gov.uk

 

Miscellaneous

Sacred Texts - A wonderful site containing a vast amount of downloadable texts of world religions and the mysteries.
www.sacred-texts.com

Project Gutenberg - The official home page.
http://www.promo.net/pg

Press Association:
http://www.pa.press.net