Uplifting aerospace conference heralds green future
February 19, 2020

Uplifting aerospace conference heralds green future


The main thrust of the 21st annual conference of the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) was climate change, and how the industry should help combat it.

Celebrating the school staff who go the extra mile
February 5, 2020

Celebrating the school staff who go the extra mile


TV historian Dan Snow helped celebrate the recent past successes of a Hampshire education trust. The well-known academic, who lives in the New Forest, helped to say thank you to the dedicated staff across the Trust who go the extra mile every day to inspire hundreds of children in Southampton and on the Waterside. Dan was the special guest of … Read More

Pennyfarthing Homes contributes to new IT suite for Arnewood
January 30, 2020

Pennyfarthing Homes contributes to new IT suite for Arnewood


A rejuvenated parent’s fundraising group has already raised thousands for its children’s school. In just six months, the newly formed Parent Staff Association (PSA) has raised £6,500 of its £10,000 target to refurbish and equip a new IT suite for The Arnewood School in New Milton. The latest local company to support the parents’ efforts is Pennyfarthing Homes, which has … Read More

Hampshire Safe welcomes six new schools
January 27, 2020

Hampshire Safe welcomes six new schools


A partnership of Hampshire schools and colleges aimed at keeping students safe from harm has become an even stronger force. The Hampshire Safe partnership has grown from 12 to 18 schools and colleges after welcoming new members from Andover. Joining the founding New Forest and Waterside members are John Hanson Community School, Harrow Way Community School, Test Valley School, Smannell … Read More

Consortium’s long-serving members celebrated
January 23, 2020

Consortium’s long-serving members celebrated


One of the oldest aerospace and defence trade bodies in the UK has marked its longest-serving members with a celebration evening. Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) provides support to hundreds of companies in the aerospace sector and its supply chain.

Green school meals are on the menu in Dorset
January 23, 2020

Green school meals are on the menu in Dorset


A former marine biologist has used his passion for the environment to help lead the way in creating greener school meals. Declan O’Toole never left his love for the planet behind when he gave up marine biology to run his own Bournemouth-based catering company 15 years ago. Instead he invested that passion into creating a company that serves around 380,000 … Read More

Updating Windows 7 should not be a pane
January 22, 2020

Updating Windows 7 should not be a pane


A leading cyber-security expert is warning people and businesses to ensure they have updated their computers from Windows 7.
Microsoft is no longer updating security on the operating system, which means it is increasingly vulnerable to hackers. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions – one of the first companies to be certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – said the risks grow each day.

Smiley Riley meets football heroes
January 20, 2020

Smiley Riley meets football heroes


A brave boy nicknamed Smiley Riley had an even bigger grin when he met his Liverpool FC heroes thanks to the Round Table Children’s Wish charity. Riley Watts, 11, who lives in Sutton Bridge in Lincolnshire, was diagnosed with a brain tumour at the age of nine and underwent months of treatment at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. When his aunt … Read More

The Spartans have arrived
January 20, 2020

The Spartans have arrived


Deep South Media has launched a new service for start-ups and micro-businesses. The Spartans provides all DSM’s PR services.

Beware the Iranian cyber response
January 7, 2020

Beware the Iranian cyber response


A leading cyber-security expert is warning businesses to be on their guard following Iran’s threat to take revenge for the assassination of General Qassim Soleimani. The high profile Iranian general was taken out in a drone attack by the US – and businesses across the West could now be targeted in the anticipated reprisals. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, said the rogue state’s tactics might include a scatter-gun approach with cyber-attacks.