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

Ferry Christmas!

Youngsters from a Southampton primary school caused a wave of joy by bringing festive cheer to ferry passengers. The Year 6 pupils from Kanes Hill Primary, part of Inspire Learning Partnership, boarded a Red Funnel ferry to Cowes to sing well-known Christmas hits. While entertaining passengers on the hour-long journey they also raised funds for their school choir’s performance in … Read More

Hats off to school performance

Audiences went mad for a fantastic school production of Alice in Wonderland. Hightown Primary in Southampton chose the Lewis Carroll classic for their annual after-school club, Stage School performance. A cast of 23 took to the stage where they wowed audiences over two performances. The talented youngsters were supported by a team of staff volunteers who gave up their time … Read More

Dead in the water

A unique and historic ship that helped tug the Mulberry Harbour pieces to the French coast following D-Day will be cut to pieces unless a new owner is found by the end of the month. Tug Tender Calshot is languishing in a berth at Southampton dock – far removed for her glory days transporting the most famous people in the world to luxury liners that arrived in the port.

Business Innovation South expo proving popular

Businesses across the central south region are signing up to exhibit at the first ever Business Innovation South expo on September 12, 2019. The event, which will be held at Chilworth Manor Hotel near Southampton, is proving popular with businesses across a broad range of sectors. The brainchild of businesswoman, Lara Bull, the expo will bring together established companies from the … Read More

Double awards boost for property tax specialists

An expanding Hampshire firm of property taxation specialists has gained more national recognition. Southampton-based E3 Consulting has been shortlisted in the prestigious Accounting Excellence Awards 2019. The Ocean Village headquartered independent firm has been named as one of just five finalists in the Specialist Team of the Year category. This follows E3 Consulting also being selected as a finalist earlier … Read More

Charity cheque boosts centre’s vital work

A Hampshire charity that supports adults and children with neurological conditions from seven counties in central southern England has received a £2,000 donation from the Southampton office of Smith & Williamson following a number of fundraising events. The Rainbow Centre in Fareham was voted for by staff of the local office of Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and … Read More

Four more companies grow at Southampton business hub

Four companies at a flourishing business hub in Southampton have upsized on site due to expansion. James Fisher Prolec, Provision Events, Benz Travel and Foresight Data are the latest businesses with additional floor space at Ocean Village Innovation Centre (OVIC). The thriving business hub is now almost full, with 92% of space taken up by 46 innovative early-stage companies. OVIC … Read More

Awards joy for property tax specialists

A Hampshire firm of property tax specialists has been shortlisted as a finalist for a prestigious national award. Southampton-based E3 Consulting is a contender for the Best Independent Tax Consultancy Firm prize at the Tolley’s Taxation Awards 2019. E3, which this year is concluding its 15th anniversary celebrations, is one of just five finalists for the sought-after award. It is … Read More

School calls for urgent road safety measures

A Southampton school has called for urgent road safety measures after three accidents in two months – with the most recent happening today. Kanes Hill Primary, part of Inspire Learning Partnership, is calling for intervention from the local authority after one of its pupil and a pre-school youngster were both recently involved in accidents. And their call became even more … Read More