Red Funnel

Type: Company
Name: Red Funnel
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

New location for city's Spitfire tribute

SOUTHAMPTON’S long-awaited tribute to the Spitfire has a new home.A 40-metre high statue of the iconic aircraft had been set to be built on the Trafalgar dry dock on the city’s waterfront.Those plans were scuppered by new plans for the Royal Pier development ... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

Policeman dives in sea to save woman

A woman who jumped into the sea after being refused aboard a ferry was saved when a policeman dived in after her.He stripped off his uniform and dived off Red Funnel's Cowes terminal, holding her as they were swept down the harbour by the tide, witnesses ... [Published BBC - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Funding bid for new floating bridge

Solent LEP has submitted a bid for funding for a new Cowes chain ferry. Picture by Peter Boam. A NEW floating bridge could be funded through the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), as part of ambitious plans to be discussed next week.The LEP has ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

How the new-look Falcon aims to rule the waves

The refitted Isle of Wight ferry, Red Falcon, which has been refurbished by cross-Solent travel company Red Funnel. THE result of Red Funnel’s £2 million refurbishment of its Red Falcon ferry was unveiled to passengers this week.The cross-Solent travel ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Mr Leslie (Les) Parker

A FORMER traffic warden and company director has died, aged 71, having suffered from a long-term respiratory illness.Leslie Parker, known as Les, was born on January 14, 1943, in Southamp-ton.When his father died, Les left school and began working at ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Sun, sea and subsistence

It's a holiday island to many, but the Isle of Wight also suffers second-class wages. MEGAN DOBNEY reports on a trade union campaign for investment and a living wageSmaller than the average London borough, the Isle of Wight is one of the many pockets ... [Published Morning Star Online - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Red Funnel ship re-launched after £2m refit

Red Funnel's Red Falcon ship is due to re-launch today after a £2 million refurbishment. There's a new sun deck, lounges and more information screens on board. Internal seating has increased by 55%. ... [Published itv.com - Apr 04 2014]
Entities: Red Funnel
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Rambles and ambles at this year's walking festival

The 16th annual Isle of Wight Walking Festival is officially launched on Saturday 3 May at a special event in St Thomas’ Square, Newport, where walkers will have the chance to meet the festival’s walk leaders and sponsors.It’s the ideal opportunity to ... [Published Isle of Wight Council - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Fog causes travel problems

Fog has led to travel disruption for Isle of Wight commuters. Picture courtesy of Ben Rue, via Twitter, @wightlink1. FOG has led to travel disruption for Isle of Wight commuters this morning (Tuesday).Hovertravel has suspended its service due to the conditions ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Passengers help historic ship restoration

Kevin George, CEO of Red Funnel, left, presents the cheque, to Terry Yarwood, of the Calshot Trust, with other members of the trust. PASSENGERS have played a part in the restoration of a ferry which was part of Red Funnel’s fleet for decades.Red Funnel ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

So we have gone digital; what next?

The digital wave is here to stay, but how well are marketers riding it? A global IBM C-suite study has some interesting insights.The first instalment of IBM's global C-suite study reveals that while a lot has been achieved in the digital marketing world, ... [Published Agencyfaqs! - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Don't miss your chance to sign up for Daily Echo Jobs Fair

TIME is running out to sign up for the Daily Echo Jobs Fair.Employers are signing up in droves to exhibit at the event when it returns to Southampton on March 27.Hundreds of jobseekers are expected to descend on the Southampton Novotel where they will ... [Published Andover Advertiser - Mar 24 2014]

Quotes

Red Funnel said: "A female passenger who had not purchased a ticket, jumped off the pontoon twice after being refused boarding."
Welcoming the plan, Steve Butler, of the Isle of Wight Trades Union Congress (TUC), said: "We should be getting more money from the SolentSolent LEP and government."
Red Funnel chief executive Kevin George said: "We have listened very carefully to our customers to develop a new travel experience, which will meet their needs."
Mr George said: "We are very grateful to our customers for donating this money to help restore Calshot."

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New location for city's Spitfire tribute [Published Southern Daily Echo - Apr 16 2014]
Policeman dives in sea to save woman [Published BBC - Apr 13 2014]
Policeman saves woman from drowning [Published Southern Daily Echo - Apr 13 2014]
Funding bid for new floating bridge [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 10 2014]
Could new floating bridge be funded through Sol... [Published On The Wight - Apr 10 2014]
How the new-look Falcon aims to rule the waves [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 05 2014]
Gem of celebration for ex-pub couple [Published This Is Wiltshire - Apr 05 2014]
Mr Leslie (Les) Parker [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 04 2014]
Sun, sea and subsistence [Published Morning Star Online - Apr 04 2014]
Red Funnel ship re-launched after £2m refit [Published itv.com - Apr 04 2014]
PREVIEW: Desert Island Disco, Bestival 2014 [Published God is in the TV - Apr 03 2014]
Rambles and ambles at this year's walking festival [Published Isle of Wight Council - Apr 02 2014]
Fog causes travel problems [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Apr 01 2014]
Travel alert as fog causes disruption across south [Published Southern Daily Echo - Apr 01 2014]
Passengers help historic ship restoration [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Mar 31 2014]
So we have gone digital; what next? [Published Agencyfaqs! - Mar 31 2014]
£13K donation for historic tug [Published Southern Daily Echo - Mar 30 2014]
The rhythm of summer can be heard at the UK's m... [Published Daily Express - Mar 30 2014]
Hundreds turnout for the Daily Echo Jobs Fair 2014 [Published Southern Daily Echo - Mar 27 2014]
Hunting a new career? Get down to today's Daily... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Mar 27 2014]
Don't miss your chance to sign up for Daily Ech... [Published Andover Advertiser - Mar 24 2014]
Red Funnel’s Southampton terminals to move in R... [Published On The Wight - Mar 20 2014]
National Ferry Fortnight: Why sailing makes so ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Mar 20 2014]
Cowes Week Countdown Begins [Published All At Sea - Mar 20 2014]
Book your next Motorhome adventure in National ... [Published Out and About Live - Mar 19 2014]
Eliminating The "Fat Stacks" Of Brochures [Published Industrial Distribution - Mar 18 2014]
Ferry deal for unemployed [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Mar 15 2014]
Fog causes ferry delays [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Mar 14 2014]
Heavy fog causes second day of cross-Solent tra... [Published On The Wight - Mar 14 2014]
Ferry Fortnight: Two top deals from Red Funnel [Published Family Traveller - Mar 14 2014]
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