Shane blazes apprenticeship trail at Barnbrook Systems

  Young engineer Shane Hutton is leading the way for a new wave of apprentices at a Hampshire manufacturing firm. He has become the first trainee from Fareham-based Barnbrook Systems Ltd to attend the Centre of Excellence in Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training (CEMAST). Fareham College runs the purpose-built facility in the Solent Enterprise Zone at the Daedalus airfield, … Read More

Britannia boosts East Cowes car parking

Leading car park operator Britannia Parking has opened its latest facility in East Cowes town centre on the Isle of Wight. It has created the 48-space Well Road car park to provide much needed parking for residents, tourists and visitors as well as for commuters and ferry passengers. Short, long, overnight and 24-hour stays available on the site, which has … Read More

Red all about it!

Pioneering Hampshire company iRed has been awarded the Investors in People Small Business Accreditation.

Warm welcome for Will at Chinneck Shaw

A Hampshire estate and lettings agency has strengthened its team with a new recruit. Chinneck Shaw has given a warm welcome to Will Hutchings at its office at Copnor Bridge in Portsmouth. The appointment comes as the firm progresses its business development plans in Hampshire and west Sussex. Will, 21, is working in Chinneck Shaw’s residential sales and lettings departments … Read More

Barnbrook targets new growth after milestone year

  A Hampshire manufacturing firm is looking forward to a bumper 2019 after its landmark 40th anniversary year. Fareham-based Barnbrook Systems Ltd has its sights set on expansion with a recruitment drive and new product development. The company celebrated 40 years in business in 2018 with its most successful Farnborough International Airshow so far. Managing director Tony Barnett said: “The … Read More

James marks decade of success at McAndrew Martin

Director James Bengree marked his tenth anniversary at a growing South firm by welcoming the next generation of employees. He celebrated ten years at leading multi-disciplinary practice McAndrew Martin where he has risen from graduate trainee to director of architecture. James was presented with engraved crystal tumblers at a lunchtime reception in recognition of his long service and to officially … Read More

Wild engineering the future

One of the county’s leading recruiters is urging youngsters to consider a career in engineering because companies are crying out for them. Michelle Stewart, managing director of Wild Recruitment in Portsmouth, said that last year’s opening of the University Technical College in the city is an important step.

Ofsted praise for The Arnewood School

The Arnewood School in New Milton has been rated ‘Good’ across the board with its sixth form praised as ‘Outstanding’. Ofsted inspectors gave their verdicts after spending two days at the school last month. In her report, lead inspector Susan Aykin, said: “Leaders and governors have worked hard to ensure that pupils receive a good education at The Arnewood School. … Read More

New high-tech innovation suite for Arnewood

Students at a New Forest school are enjoying the latest IT equipment thanks to a £25,000 award. The Arnewood School in New Milton now boasts 26 new PCs and monitors all installed with the most up-to-date software. In addition, the school has also been able to buy new desks and chairs for its IT suite thanks to the generous award … Read More