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Over 150 Pubs in the IW Pub Guide

We are pleased to be working with our friends at the Isle of Wight branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) on a brand new Isle of Wight Pub Guide. Out in time for the famous Beer & Buses in October, the guide aims to showcase the wide array of pubs and bars across the…

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Full Steam ‘A-Ryde-Pier-Head’

We were thrilled to work with our clients the Isle of Wight Steam Railway on a new installation at Ryde Pier Head.  Wightlink agreed an area of the Pier Head to be used to promote the Railway and the fact that it’s possible to travel there via Islandline and chnage at  Smallbrook Junction. Ryde Pier…

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Raising over £5000 for local charities

It seems like a distant memory now, but we were thrilled to have helped Wightlink Ryde Slide raise over £5000 for local cahrities. The event always creates a big splash (sorry) but this year was bigger and better than ever. Solent helped with the PR around the event, both before and after, and worked closely…

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New all-through school for the Island

The Bay CE School opened as an all-through school for the Isle of Wight in September 2018 and Solent has been privileged to have supported its re-branding and communications. It is exciting and refreshing to see a good news story emerging at a time when education on the Island has been under such scrutiny. The…

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Solent supports the Wightlink Ryde Slide 2018

Once again Solent and was very pleased to be supporting the Wightlink Ryde Slide event last Sunday (22nd July 2018). Our team worked closely with the Slide’s founder Wayne Whittle and his chief organiser Lauren Addison of Lo-Behold Events who in turn worked with the local Fire Brigade, Southern Water and HSS Hire who togther…

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Tea by the Sea

We are very excited to have worked with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust on the branding of their new initiative, Tea by the Sea, which encourages anyone and everyone to come together over a cup of tea and a slice of cake. Whether you have baked it yourself or it’s shop-bought, the idea is simple…

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A Right Royal Wedding

There is nothing like a Royal wedding for cracking out the fancy china – in this case, the crockery could have come from food giants, KFC. Brands are jumping on the bandwagon in order to celebrate the impending nuptials. Whether is is a clever play on words (Markle and Sparkle from Marks & Spencer is…

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Get set for the sunshine with Taste of the Wight

With a sunny Bank Holiday Weekend just ahead of us, we are thrilled to see people out and about using Taste of the Wight to help them choose where to go to eat. Now in our 6th year of producing the Island’s leading free guide to local food and drink, we are proud to be working alongside…

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Another big print week for Solent…

It’s all digital they say, well, we agree that digital is extremely important and certainly can’t be ignored, but we still think print has a big place and it seems our clients agree! This week we took delivery of some of our biggest projects, including the main summer edition of Wightlife which is available on…

Solent support International Women’s Day 8th Solent.co

Solent support International Women’s Day 8th

Today (Thursday 8th March 2018) is International Women’s Day and you will probably see #PressforProgress all over your social media feeds. The day celebrates women around the globe and continues to push for gender equality, challenging stereotypes and bias. Here at Solent, within a team of 14 we have an equal split, with seven women working…

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Love your walls…

We moved into our new offices over 18 months ago, but we still had one large bare wall that was crying out for some artwork. We have all manner of artwork here, from original prints relating to Isle of Wight tourism and stunning local photography, to the artwork we commissioned from Island artists that featured in…

Off to the maltings… Solent.co

Off to the maltings…

We had a big day out this week with our clients Goddards, all the way up to Warminster for a photoshoot. We were shooting the malting process at Warminster Maltings. Last year the Isle of Wight Barley was tested and shown to be of the correct calibre and perfect for brewing, making Goddards brews even…

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