Red Funnel

Type: Company
Name: Red Funnel
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Ferry Companies Up For Award

Share Hovertravel and Red Funnel have been shortlisted for a national award.The two companies feature in the Best Ferry Operator of the Year category, a new addition to this year’s National Transport Awards.The annual awards, now in its 14th year, recognise ... [Published Isle of Wight Radio - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Hampshire Chamber set to talk business at annual conference

The boss of the UK’s leading port operator, the founder of an award-winning personal lubricants firm and a lead generation specialist whose own company has increased turnover by 40% every year in the past decade – Hampshire Chamber of Commerce has announced ... [Published Commercial News Media - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Awards acknowledge the best of the Isle of Wight

The winners in the Red Funnel myisleofwight.com awards at Quay Arts. Picture by Jennifer Burton. ISLAND visitors voted for their favourite businesses and attractions in the second annual Red Funnel myisleofwight.com Awards.Tens of thousands of votes were ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Red Funnel Offers Engineering Experience

Share Red Funnel has offered a school pupil become the chance to become an engineer for the day on the Red Falcon and Red Jet 3 vessels.Red Funnel offered competition winner Dawid, aged 11, from Thornhill Primary School in Southampton, the chance to be ... [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Angry over ferry ‘greed’

I HAD a booking at 10am for a ferry crossing to the Isle of Wight but due to a doctors appointment I had to change my booking. This was changed but I had to pay a charge of £9. Guess what, Red Funnel, you have lost yet another customer due to your gr ... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Island goes yellow for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Thanks to Erika for sharing this latest news from the Hospice. EdOnce again the Hospice was left impressed, amazed and grateful for the range of activities undertaken by supporters and well-wishers during the Go Yellow period.A variety of fundraising ... [Published On The Wight - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Winners of MyIsleOfWight awards 2013 announced

This in from Alix on behalf of myisleofwight.com, in her own words. EdLast Thursday evening saw 49 Island businesses celebrated at the annual Red Funnel myisleofwight.com Awards ceremony at Quay Arts.The top two nominees from across 26 categories were ... [Published On The Wight - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

More ferries to cope with extra visitors

A RISE in visitors to the Isle of Wight has led ferry company Red Funnel to add sailings to its summer timetable.The company said it would operate additional Red Jet sailings on Sundays from July 27 to August 31 and car ferries this Friday and Friday, ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Win tickets to experience the World’s first family friendly test match

Tom from Red Funnel shares details of this fantastic ticket competition with OnTheWight readers. EdWith laser quest, free-cricket coaching and fun fair rides, the third England vs India Investec Test Match , which takes place at The Ageas Bowl, Southampton ... [Published On The Wight - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and Red Funnel celebrate 11 years of support

This in from the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, in their own words. EdProviding a vital gateway to the Isle of Wight and Cowes, Red Funnel is the Trust’s longest corporate supporter committing £16,500 worth of travel to the Trust over the last three y ... [Published On The Wight - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Southampton and IOW win joint bid to improve connectivity

The Leader of Southampton City Council has today (Monday 7 July) welcomed the news that a joint funding bid with the Isle of Wight Council via the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has been successful.The two authorities submitted a joint bid ... [Published Invest In Southampton - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 5 reports

Island to benefit from Solent LEP Local Growth Deal

The Solent LEP is creating a new centre of excellence on the Isle of Wight focused on the growth area of composites. The centre will be supported by the global engineering company, GKN and based alongside their high-tech facilities. It is part of a £124.8m ... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]

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Red Funnel chief executive Kevin George said: "We are delighted so many visitors have engaged with this year’s awards. It is a great way for Red Funnel and the industry to gauge what visitors have enjoyed most about their time on the Island."
"Whilst forward vehicle bookings remain strong, we have also seen a healthy increase in the number of day trip foot passengers, particularly from overseas" he said
"I believe we are settling down to a good period now" he said. "There's a good crew and a good boat...
MP Andrew Turner said: "The Island has done well out of this round of funding announcements. The Solent LEP chairman Gary Jeffries told me last week that the quality of bids to the SolentSolent Growth Fund from small businesses on the Island is also high, so there is likely to be even more good news over coming months."

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Ferry Companies Up For Award [Published Isle of Wight Radio - 7 hours ago]
Hampshire Chamber set to talk business at annua... [Published Commercial News Media - Jul 29 2014]
Roadworks and road closures week starting 28th ... [Published On The Wight - Jul 28 2014]
Awards acknowledge the best of the Isle of Wight [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Jul 27 2014]
Red Funnel Offers Engineering Experience [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Jul 26 2014]
Angry over ferry ‘greed’ [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 23 2014]
Island goes yellow for the Earl Mountbatten Hos... [Published On The Wight - Jul 23 2014]
£360m boost for 5,000 new jobs, 17,000 extra ho... [Published ThisisHampshire.net - Jul 22 2014]
Winners of MyIsleOfWight awards 2013 announced [Published On The Wight - Jul 22 2014]
More ferries to cope with extra visitors [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Jul 22 2014]
Extra Summer Sailings For Red Funnel [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Jul 22 2014]
Win tickets to experience the World’s first fam... [Published On The Wight - Jul 21 2014]
Island Businesses Celebrated At Awards Event [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Jul 21 2014]
Setting sail for island time travel [Published Redditch Advertiser - Jul 21 2014]
Traffic Gridlock In East Cowes [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Jul 18 2014]
Jazz weekend underway [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Jul 18 2014]
Fears grow for missing man not seen for two weeks [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 17 2014]
30 great school holiday late deals [Published Your Hols - Jul 16 2014]
Plans for £450 million waterfront scheme go on ... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 13 2014]
The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and Red Funnel... [Published On The Wight - Jul 10 2014]
Southampton and IOW win joint bid to improve co... [Published Invest In Southampton - Jul 09 2014]
Southampton: Solent LEP secures £124.8m for fir... [Published Business Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
No more lifeboat alerts for long serving Hugh [Published Noodls - Jul 08 2014]
Decision on landmark deal for Solent region [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 08 2014]
A windfall for which we should be grateful [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 07 2014]
Island to benefit from Solent LEP Local Growth ... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
Council ‘pursuing full funding of new floating ... [Published On The Wight - Jul 07 2014]
Multi-Million Funding Boost For Island Projects [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Jul 07 2014]
£25m boost for Isle of Wight projects [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Jul 07 2014]
£15m funding boost for Red Funnel’s new termina... [Published On The Wight - Jul 07 2014]
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