Marketing the Wright way
September 16, 2020

Marketing the Wright way


A pioneering marketing expert who returned to Dorset from the bright lights of London has said his new business has boomed – despite Covid. After a decade working for some of the world’s biggest brands, multi-award winning Tom Wright launched the Biddable Media Consultancy (BMC) a year ago.

Cyber firm recruits high flyer
August 24, 2020

Cyber firm recruits high flyer


The leading cyber-security company C3IA Solutions has added another high-flyer to its team. Mark George who worked in counter-intelligence for the RAF for many years will operate in the company’s threat and risk management department.

A tool in the test and trace arsenal is here
August 17, 2020

A tool in the test and trace arsenal is here


An entrepreneur who wanted a better way for businesses to collect details of customers for the NHS Test and Trace requirements has developed an app – ‘COVID Collect’. Carl Blanchard who runs C3 Software in Bournemouth, Dorset, realised a new system was needed when he had to write down his details in a pub on a sheet of paper.

Shires calling
August 5, 2020

Shires calling


A spike in Londoners looking to buy properties outside the capital is fuelling interest in the shires, and boosting prices. Upmarket residential property specialists Fine & Country is seeing a sustained trend of Londoners looking to relocate or buy a second home.

Tank museum breaks all records
July 31, 2020

Tank museum breaks all records


The Tank Museum in Dorset held its most successful Tankfest event ever with more than a million people attending – online. Usually 25,000 tank fans visit the attraction over three days to watch armoured vehicles being put through their paces on the circuit in Bovington.

Firms should be Russian to protect themselves or they’ll face a China crisis
July 28, 2020

Firms should be Russian to protect themselves or they’ll face a China crisis


Fears of a state-backed cyber attack have risen this year with China and Russia being named as potential threats, and businesses should be ready. This is according to one of the country’s leading cyber-security companies, C3IA Solutions, which is based

Golf day will help make wishes come true
July 20, 2020

Golf day will help make wishes come true


A day out on the golf course will help make wishes come true for children with life-threatening illnesses this autumn. Round Table Children’s Wish has scheduled its annual charity golf day at Dudsbury Golf Club in Ferndown for Friday October 16. It was originally planned for next month but has been postponed because of Covid-19 government guidelines. The charity is … Read More

Signallers go out of this world
July 2, 2020

Signallers go out of this world


A balloon carrying a Royal Corps of Signals cap badge – called a Jimmy – was sent into space to mark the corps’ 100th anniversary. The Jimmy in Space project was sponsored by C3IA Solutions, a leading cyber security company based in Poole, Dorset.

FAC running free webinars
July 1, 2020

FAC running free webinars


Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) is hosting a series of free webinars on a variety of topics over the summer. The consortium, which represents hundreds of businesses in the aerospace sector, has been tireless during the lockdown to support the industry.

Help for Mark’s 1,000 mile challenge
June 30, 2020

Help for Mark’s 1,000 mile challenge


Former special forces hero Mark Bowra MBE who was left debilitated after a major stroke called on two well-known former colleagues to help him with a charity challenge. Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox from TV’s SAS Who Dares Wins and adventurer Aldo Kane yomped with Mark along the Purbeck Coast in Dorset for ‘The Bowra 1000 Challenge’.