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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…

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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…

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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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The Isle of Wight Camping & Caravanning Guide is out

The Isle of Wight is widely considered to be the camping capital of the UK, largely thanks to our beautiful scenery, extra hours of sunshine and the fact that you can feel miles from home, when in fact it can be just a few hours door to door! And is what for these very reasons…

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Time to Shine for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Today, we received delivery of our latest project that we have been working on. We had to keep it quiet until it arrived, but now we can tell you all about. We were so excited to be asked to produce the very first ‘Shine‘ Newspaper for the fabulous Ellen Macarthur Cancer Trust. The concept of the…

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Winter Wightlife is here

Possibly the only thing you need when visiting the Isle of Wight this winter, we are pleased today to have our Winter Wightlife 2017 out and about. You will find it on board the ferries, in the terminals and also, many of the attractions, accommodations and tourist information points across the Island. The first winter…

Look who’s on the road… Solent.co

Look who’s on the road…

Having strolled in from a lovely two week holiday, our young Dillon announced that he had, this morning, passed his practical driving test! Now Dillon has been known to take his fair share of stick here at Solent (being our resident baby) but we are very pleased for him and we’re sure you will all…

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All aboard for a fresh cup of coffee at IW Steam Railway

The latest restoration project completed by the Isle of Wight Steam Railway has given an entirely new lease of life to an old British Rail container that was originally built in 1957. The Coffee Container was officially opened today (23rd) as a barista-style coffee shop, serving coffee that is freshly roasted here on the Isle…

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