Denim rules as staff take part in annual Jeans for Genes Day
September 21, 2018

Denim rules as staff take part in annual Jeans for Genes Day


Staff at Ellis Jones Solicitors threw on their denim when they took part in the annual ‘Jeans for Genes’ appeal. The Dorset and New Forest law firm joined companies and organisations across the UK in encouraging staff to wear their jeans for the day. In return, donations were collected for Genetic Disorders UK which funds pioneering research and vital support … Read More

All aboard! New staff at Yellow Buses
September 21, 2018

All aboard! New staff at Yellow Buses


A pair of new marketing staff have hopped aboard Yellow Buses for the year and will be helping to drive forward the company’s profile. Dane Marshall is on placement from Bournemouth University and Catalina Picoiu has just completed a degree at Solent University in Southampton.

Drone instructions lift off at McAndrew Martin
September 20, 2018

Drone instructions lift off at McAndrew Martin


Cutting-edge drone technology has been deployed to assist in the renovation of a historic hall in London

Law firm drives ahead at new HQ
September 18, 2018

Law firm drives ahead at new HQ


An expanding law firm in the South has acquired a hybrid pool car so staff can travel from its new headquarters to other offices with a greener conscience. Eric Robinson Solicitors has been supplied with a new Toyota Yaris Hybrid by Snows Motor Group, which has a Toyota dealership less than a mile away.

Bournemouth hotel launches ‘healthy’ breaks – with lashings of chocolate.
September 17, 2018

Bournemouth hotel launches ‘healthy’ breaks – with lashings of chocolate.


The Marsham Court Hotel’s newest, special interest break enables guests to improve their health and wellbeing, whilst indulging in delicious chocolate. The one-night, Healthy Lifestyle break comprises a Mind Spa, a Healthy Chocolate Masterclass and dinner, bed and breakfast and is the newest addition to the Marsham Court’s growing, special interest business which already includes Art, Bridge, Whist, Bowls, Tango … Read More

Community comes together for Lynzie
September 17, 2018

Community comes together for Lynzie


THE Bearwood community has again come together to celebrate the life of care worker Lynzie Holloway, who died of cancer aged just 38. Family, friends and neighbours of Lynzie, who passed away in November 2016, enjoyed a fundraising barbeque, children’s disco and raffle at Bearwood Social Club in King John Avenue, Bournemouth, in support of Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF). … Read More

Photo finish for iRed
September 14, 2018

Photo finish for iRed


The Hampshire-based industry-leading thermal imaging company iRed has launched a new training course – in Equine Thermography. It explains how the use of thermal imaging cameras and correct interpretation of data can identify medical issues with horses.

Cherries park the bus – soccer school back for more
September 14, 2018

Cherries park the bus – soccer school back for more


AFC Bournemouth and Yellow Buses have agreed to continue driving safety lessons into schools for the next two seasons – with Cherries’ star Dan Gosling heading the initiative.

Jobs boost as telecoms company launches new HQ
September 14, 2018

Jobs boost as telecoms company launches new HQ


A leading Hampshire independent provider of telecommunications is launching its new head office next week following a multi-million-pound investment. Aerial Direct is also looking to create 100-plus new jobs within the next 18 months at its state-of-the-art headquarters. The award-winning company, the largest direct business partner of O2 in the UK, already employs 220 people at the new premises with … Read More

Acquisition signal following due diligence
September 12, 2018

Acquisition signal following due diligence


Petards Group plc, an AIM-quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems, engaged the expertise of a Southampton-based consultancy for an acquisition deal. Jamie Lane, based in transaction services at Smith & Williamson, which provides accountancy, investment and tax advisory services, was appointed by Petards.