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

Ellis Jones Solicitors have a nose for fun

Fundraisers from Ellis Jones Solicitors were game for a laugh with a host of activities for this year’s Comic Relief. They joined in a dress down day, sold red noses throughout their offices, held a bake sale and took part in special red nose riddle competition. Staff from the regional law firm also raised a smile with a contest to … Read More

Dorset Chamber adds steel

Dorset’s leading business support organisation has strengthened its board with a high calibre appointment from one of the county’s most successful exporters and steel firms. The Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed REIDsteel managing director Simon Boyd as a non-executive director. Christchurch-based REIDsteel has exported to more than 140 countries to date and is a four times winner … Read More

And the answer is…

Deep South Media’s quizzers were pipped at the post – denying them a hat-trick of wins. Our team of PR professionals had to make do with runners-up medals.

Happy birthday to us

Deep South Media was formed 20 years ago and we celebrated our anniversary with an evening at the Marsham Court Hotel in Bournemouth – one of our valued clients.

Deep South Media signs for AFC Bournemouth

South coast public relations agency Deep South Media has signed for Premier League football club AFC Bournemouth. The Bournemouth-based consultancy has been named as an official executive partner of AFC Business, the club’s commercial arm. Deep South, 20-years-old this year, is working closely with AFC Business, which has 1,600 members and is the engine for all the club’s commercial activities … Read More

Celebrating schools is well worth investing in

  By Rachel Read   In cash strapped times it can seem absurd that publicly funded bodies plough any kind of money into ‘PR.’ It’s that dreaded term, ‘PR,’ which comes with it connotations of spin and fluffy marketing and therefore a huge waste of money. But how about when you run a large organisation with not only hundreds of … Read More

Why the beautiful game is exactly not that

Neil Walton, an account manager at Deep South Media, reflects on the role of the media and communications professionals in dealing with difficult scenarios such as historical child sex abuse at football clubs.   Imagine this. You’re a parent, dropping your kids off to football training before a big away game the next day. Their coach is taking care of … Read More

Who are ya – will the real Wayne Rooney please stand up?

Here we go (again)… England’s footballers have become the toast of the nation for all of the wrong reasons. The FA are reported to be ‘furious’ after 10 of the national team’s squad went out on a 4.30am ‘bender’ after their 3-0 win over Scotland. Skipper Wayne ‘Wazza’ Rooney quite sensibly decided to stay at the team hotel but was … Read More