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S & J Mobile Catering Sponsorship Deal

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S & J Mobile Catering Sponsorship Deal

The leading supplier of bespoke, Outside Catering, Event Catering, Static Catering, Mobile Catering, Mobile Catering Trailers and Catering Vans in the Hampshire, Berkshire, Dorset, Surrey, Wiltshire and the UK have become the major sponsors for the What’s On In Business Directories, covering Andover, Salisbury, Basingstoke, Winchester, Newbury and Tidworth, many thanks to S & J Catering for their kind sponsorship.

S & J Catering is a family run business with over 20 years’ experience in the Mobile Catering Industry. This has given us a better understanding of what companies such as yourselves want and what, more importantly the general public expects. We have our units made to order, each designed to the highest specification and custom built with no expense spared. The units are spacious and open with good lighting and quality fittings. Gas supply and power are provided by gas cylinders and silent running generators that are built into each unit with regard to safety regulations. Up to date certificates are available on request.

Our staff have current Health and Hygiene Certificates, taking regular refresher courses to remain on top of their game. All staff work hard to maintain our first class reputation ensuring they are well turned out, courteous and efficient at all times. We wear a uniform of a plain polo shirt with our logo on, apron and cap usually in green and white or to coordinate with the colours of the unit. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our units in fact our company motto is “If there’s time to lean there’s time to clean” I think this says it all. Last but not least our food is of the highest quality and deliveries are made daily to ensure freshness. We have tested a variety of products before we settled on what we have to offer now, we believe it is very important to enjoy what you eat, a taste sensation each and every time. Looking forward to hearing and working with you in the near future.

Contact

S & J Mobile Catering

S & J Catering, Scotland Yard, My Way, Picket Piece, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 6NS

Phone 01264 363 325 – Alt Phone 07768 450 336

Outside Catering, Event Catering, Static Catering, Mobile Catering Experts

May 8, 2016 |

The George Inn Middle Wallop

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The George Inn Middle Wallop has a warm and inviting atmosphere, a truly warm welcome awaits you with delicious food cooked fresh every day.

The George Inn Middle Wallop has a warm and inviting atmosphere, a truly warm welcome awaits you with delicious food cooked fresh every day. A beautiful country venue on the Hampshire, Wiltshire boarder and short journey to Dorset and Bournemouth is only an hour away. It’s a relaxing place to escape from the winter wind and rain, or enjoy the beautiful garden on a long summer’s day. The George Inn at Middle Wallop on the coaching route between Salisbury and London so the business appears to have thrived in its day with the increase of travel.

These are all extracts from various sources online, so what does The George Inn at Middle Wallop have to offer now, well it has recently been taken over as a partnership, a husband and wife team and a close friend, the team has a huge amount of experience in the pub trade and leisure industry to move the pub forward. A fresh lick of paint, refurbished letting rooms for Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Andover and an exciting home cooked value for money menu to entice you into the pub.

The George Inn at Middle wallop a great old fashion public house with the old traditional values awaits you.

“Welcome, eat, drink and be merry, a very Merry Christmas to all and a Happy and Prosperous New Year”.

Visit the website at www.thegeorgeinnmiddlewallop.co.uk

February 19, 2016 |

Carp Fishing Info www.carpfishinginfo.co.uk

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Carp Fishing Info www.carpfishinginfo.co.uk

Carp Fishing Info www.carpfishinginfo.co.uk, a website dedicated to Carp Fishing Information, Tips, Advice, Venues, Latest News, Deals, New Baits, New tackle, in fact all things relevant to Carp Fishing. Carp Fishing Info (CFI), so why are we here, there are a huge number of websites out there dedicated to fishing, sea fishing, salmon fishing, course fishing in general and my favourite carp fishing, I designed and built the website for The Angling Trust Wessex Region Marine, a part of Angling Trust, I built the website after a discussion with the committee and as a way of paying back to the sport that has given me so much pleasure over the year. I go sea fishing about 5 times a year, holidays and the occasional trips out with a good friend when he gets his boat out to visit the Needles (IOW). My passion for fishing is immeasurable, from my first trip with my father with old second hand tackle which broke under the strain of our first fish, which he jumped in after (And caught) to a trip of the coast of Scotland in my youth on a family holiday in a converted life boat, and the thrill of not only catching but bring home the catch of fresh mackerel to cook for lunch. But as I said my passion is carp fishing, the anticipation of the wait, have I got my presentation correct, will the next fish beat my personal best (PB) and most important of all, when can I fit in my next carp fishing trip. So, what do I need to start fishing or if you, like me want to become a specimen carp angler then where do you start and what do you need. Well for under £40.00 you can get all the gear you need to start fishing, so what are the basic items you need:-

  1. Carp Rod 9ft
  2. Carp Reel
  3. Carp Fishing Line
  4. Barbless Hooks
  5. Landing Net with Handle
  6. Fish Unhooking Mat
  7. Carp Disgorger
  8. Loaf of bread for bait

You will also need a fishing license if you are over the age of 12.

So now you have the equipment, where can I fish and how much will it cost. What we are hoping to do is to speak to local tackle shops and suppliers to bring you some cracking deals and offers to get you up and running and catching Carp.

September 1, 2015 |

Maidmans Marquee Hire Dorset

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Maidmans Marquee Hire Dorset, suppliers of quality marquee hire to Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire for over 15 years. We hire quality marquees for every occasion, so if you are planning a Wedding, Birthday, Charity Ball, Corporate Function or a product/Company Launch Party, then Maidman’s Marquees Marquee Hire is the company for you. We provide you with a quality service leading up to and throughout your event. We work directly with you to make sure that your event is tailored to meet your every need.

At Maidman’s Marquees Hire we hire Marquees and offer a complete package; this includes a Marquee with windows and doors, lining, flooring, tables and chairs. Now a family run business. David, Andrew and Verity are committed to providing superior customer service and building on the hard-earned reputation that Maidman’s has established over the years.

In addition to the hire marquees we can provide pleated linings and ceiling drapes, flooring and carpet, creative lighting solutions, dance floors, staging, furniture, heating and PA equipment. We can also organise luxury loos, linen or any other items you may need.  Hire marquees – beautiful covered walkway to main marquee, often we can attach a marquee to a building or install a covered walkway so guests don’t have to go outside.

We always conduct a site visit prior to confirming a booking and carry out a risk assessment for every installation. Under the direction of an experienced site director, our team will ensure that installation and dismantling of the marquee goes smoothly and we aim to give you plenty of time to set up and decorate the marquee as you would like before the event.  We can also produce plans of your marquee so that you can see exactly where everything can fit.

Not sure what you need? Contact us now and we’ll help you.

July 2, 2015 |

S & J Mobile Catering

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S & J Mobile Catering

The leading supplier of bespoke mobile catering trailers and catering vans in the Hampshire, Berkshire, Dorset, Surrey, Wiltshire and the UK.

S & J Catering is a family run business with over 20 years’ experience in the Mobile Catering Industry. This has given us a better understanding of what companies such as yourselves want and what, more importantly the general public expects. We have our units made to order, each designed to the highest specification and custom built with no expense spared. The units are spacious and open with good lighting and quality fittings. Gas supply and power are provided by gas cylinders and silent running generators that are built into each unit with regard to safety regulations. Up to date certificates are available on request.
Our staff have current Health and Hygiene Certificates, taking regular refresher courses to remain on top of their game. All staff work hard to maintain our first class reputation ensuring they are well turned out, courteous and efficient at all times. We wear a uniform of a plain polo shirt with our logo on, apron and cap usually in green and white or to coordinate with the colours of the unit. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our units in fact our company motto is “If there’s time to lean there’s time to clean” I think this says it all. Last but not least our food is of the highest quality and deliveries are made daily to ensure freshness. We have tested a variety of products before we settled on what we have to offer now, we believe it is very important to enjoy what you eat, a taste sensation each and every time. Looking forward to hearing and working with you in the near future.


S & J Mobile and Static Catering Units

S & J group has over 20 years’ experience in outdoor event catering which provides us with unrivalled experience.

S & J Catering is a family run business with over 20 years’ experience in the Mobile Catering Industry.

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June 16, 2015 |

Maidmans Marquee Hire Dorset

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Maidmans Marquee Hire Dorset, suppliers of quality marquee hire to Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire for over 15 years. We hire quality marquees for every occasion

Maidmans Marquee Hire Dorset, suppliers of quality marquee hire to Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire for over 15 years. We hire quality marquees for every occasion, so if you are planning a Wedding, Birthday, Charity Ball, Corporate Function or a product/Company Launch Party, then Maidman’s Marquees Marquee Hire is the company for you. We provide you with a quality service leading up to and throughout your event. We work directly with you to make sure that your event is tailored to meet your every need.

At Maidman’s Marquees Hire we hire Marquees and offer a complete package; this includes a Marquee with windows and doors, lining, flooring, tables and chairs. Now a family run business. David, Andrew and Verity are committed to providing superior customer service and building on the hard-earned reputation that Maidman’s has established over the years.

In addition to the hire marquees we can provide pleated linings and ceiling drapes, flooring and carpet, creative lighting solutions, dance floors, staging, furniture, heating and PA equipment. We can also organise luxury loos, linen or any other items you may need.  Hire marquees – beautiful covered walkway to main marquee, often we can attach a marquee to a building or install a covered walkway so guests don’t have to go outside.

We always conduct a site visit prior to confirming a booking and carry out a risk assessment for every installation. Under the direction of an experienced site director, our team will ensure that installation and dismantling of the marquee goes smoothly and we aim to give you plenty of time to set up and decorate the marquee as you would like before the event.  We can also produce plans of your marquee so that you can see exactly where everything can fit.

Not sure what you need? Contact us now and we’ll help you.

Maidman’s Marquees              
Unit 4, 15 Black Moor Road
Ebblake Industrial Estate
Verwood
Dorset
BH31 6AX

www.maidmansmarquees.co.uk

May 31, 2015 |

Andover Car Mechanic

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About Us, Robert Large has been at the Old Coach works for 5 years now since May 2008, Roberts experience started with a 5 year apprenticeship at Henley’s in Winchester passing with distinctions and credits, as a qualified mechanic he moved to Park garage and gained further experience with Dave Vickers before moving on to Hill Farm garage and then settled at a local body works company for 18 years before he moved to Approach at Andover.
In all that time and gaining a vast experience in a massive range of cars and body work techniques Roberts’s heart has always been in the restoration of classic cars and working to get any and all problems solved.
Robert believes in service and has a real passion for the job he loves, while building Roberts website I have listen to him describe jobs in great detail and watched him work on a number of jobs, he has a real talent for what he does and looking at the finished article you can honestly see that the years of hard work and experience gained have not gone to waste as he takes a shell of a car and restores it to a beautiful working machine.
Robert is happy working on old and new cars and charges £32.50 per hour for classic work and £40.00 per hour for road or modern cars, the list of services that Robert give is vast from service, MOT’s and changing brakes to complete rebuilds of classics as well as accident repairs.

February 20, 2015 |

A Festival Comes to Andover

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A Festival Comes to Andover

Organised by the Members of the Andover Youth Council, “A-Fest” will be coming to Andover on Friday 17th April 2015 with a mixture of live music and activities.

The Members of Andover Youth Council spoke to their peers and set up surveys to find out what the young people of Andover felt they needed and an alcohol free festival came back as one of the main requests.

Aimed at 11 – 25 year olds, the event will run from 3.00pm to 9.00pm in Andover’s High Street with live music, free activities, local businesses and local support organisations. Unlike other events this is being organised by the young people in Andover.

We know it’s a big task but we are passionate about making it work” said Georgina, spokesperson for Andover Youth Council.

We’ve spoken to family and friends and the feedback has been good. This is what young people in Andover said they wanted so we are going to give it to them” she added.

To help with the event, Andover Youth Council is looking for volunteers before and on the day as well as local businesses that would like to sponsor it.

For more details contact Wendy at townclerk@andover-tc.gov.uk

You can also follow the event and its progress on:

Facebook – http://tinyurl.com/n2zw5oa

October 18, 2014 |

Business Directories The good the bad the indifferent

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Business Directories The good the bad the indifferent…

You’ve set up your new website, you’ve done some SEO, now you want to start doing a bit of advertising.

The question is, where do you start? Well a good place to start is online business directories.

Visit any business forum and you will find people that either love or hate business directories. Everyone has an opinion, everyone has their favourites, and most people will be able to rattle off examples of ones to avoid.

But for the new business, how do you know who to trust, especially when you’re getting bombarded with sales pitches. Let’s start with the basics.

What is the purpose of a business directory?

Answer – Exposure!

  1. Driving traffic to your business listing, giving you the chance of sales leads.
  2. Gaining a quality link back to your website which will help your website rankings within the search engines.

Sounds obvious, but thinking about this will help you decide who to list with. If a directory doesn’t have any traffic, the chances are your listing won’t get any!

Directory Types – Link Directories

Directories come in all shapes and sizes. There are literally thousands. Most of these are script generated, can be setup by a teenager in the back bedroom and their sole aim is to generate reciprocal links to gain page rank. They are easy to spot, if the directory just lists rows and rows of web links, then this is just a basic link directory.

You will often see adverts offering to list your website on 100 or 1000 directories for £10, £50 or £99. These will normally be low quality link directories and should be avoided. Your website could be listed on the same page as unsavoury websites which could actually damage your online reputation.

There are some quality link directories out there, but you are better manually signing up with these so you can gauge and asses each one, making sure you are happy. The advantage is the majority of link directories are free, allowing you to start creating your own link building campaign which is a great part of SEO. They will normally require a reciprocal link from your website, and some will insist on a home page link, which unless it is an impressive directory with a high page rank, I would avoid.

Simply Google “UK Link Directory” and make your own mind up about each one.

Commercial Directories

Commercial business directories come in various formats. From Yahoo, Yell to Scoot, Touch Local and My Local Services. Some are free, some have free and paid options, some have token charges for lifetime listings and other are monthly or annual subscriptions with prices which vary right across the spectrum.

A lot of this will depend on your budget and personal preference.

A simple Google search for Business Directories or Business Listings will give you plenty of results to choose from.

Do your own homework – or cheat with Alexa!

Just as with link directories, always consider each directory on its own merits. Don’t fall for the slick sales pitch, do your own research. A quick and easy way to gauge if a website has been around a while or has any traffic is to visit Alexa.com. This is a site run by Amazon, so hardly independent, and any online marketer will no doubt tell you the results are rubbish, but the reality is they do give a rough idea of how well a website is doing. Simply visit Alexa, enter the web address you want to find out about where it says “look up sites”. On the traffic stats you will see an Alexa Traffic Rank number. This is supposedly a list of all the sites in the world, with Google being at number 1.

So if shiny-new-directory.com has an Alexa rank of 4 million, I wouldn’t part with too much cash! You will also be able to see how long the site has been online, the number of website linking to it, which can be a gauge of popularity and a very rough approximate idea of traffic. As with all things, a bit of common sense goes a long way.

Should I list my business with multiple directories?

Absolutely! The more the merrier. With plenty of quality free or low cost directories around, there is no reason why you can’t make your marketing spend go further and further. The more quality web links you have, the better!

As a business owner, it’s up to you to see the benefit of any paid advertising. If you have a marketing budget, then spend it wisely. Why spend £50 annually if £75 will give you a listing for life. Always ask what options are on offer. Especially in times of economic recession, the buying power is in the hands of the purchaser… You!

Do Directories work for all types of business?

Yes and no. Any business with a website that lists on directories with quality web links should gain good SEO feedback in the form of potential back links and improved PageRank, even if they don’t actually receive any leads or traffic.

Some businesses with the best will of the world won’t get any results or traffic from a business directory. I’ve yet to come up with a definitive list of business types, but if you are a Nuclear Powerplant designer, you will probably get little traffic from a local business directory.

Why directories sometimes doesn’t work.

The obvious ones, the directory has minimal to no traffic or is not well placed in the search engines.

Less obvious, the business owner is lazy!!

If you are going to the time and trouble to list your business on a directory, then why would you copy and paste the same text from directory to directory, which probably started off on your own website!

Each directory listing is a chance for you to showcase your business. So show off and utilize whatever functionality a directory has to offer. If you can add multiple web links, then do it! If you can write lots of text, go for it. Write original text with keywords relating to your industry or business. Then the search engines will grab this page, admire its originality and award it a higher ranking in the search engine results.

Copying and pasting the same old text straight off your website is something most of us are guilty of from time to time, but a little thought time and effort can really reap rewards.

Once you have created your listing and it goes live on the directory, go back and revisit it. Does it still read ok? Do the web links work? (Trust me, people really do misspell them!). Does it encourage people to pick the phone up or click through to your website?

Remember, a directories job is to generate page views on your listing. Each one of these is a potential lead. It’s your job to sell your products, services and yourself.

Article by Steve Richardson – MD of Lowi Ltd

September 30, 2014 |

Reg Sheppard RS Racing MX

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Reg Sheppard RS Racing MX, since then I have worked with Paul Malin, Carl Nunn & Brian Jorgenson at Yamaha UK, then I worked with Mark Hucklebridge & Talon Vohland at MJ Church Kawasaki, I went on to work with Tom Church at Albion KTM & Molson Kawasaki.

I’ve been involved with motocross for over 25 years, as a spectator, to racing AMCA to helping Yamaha UK MX Team on some weekends, until the team manager took me on full time.

Since then I have worked with Paul Malin, Carl Nunn & Brian Jorgenson at Yamaha UK, then I worked with Mark Hucklebridge & Talon Vohland at MJ Church Kawasaki, I went on to work with Tom Church at Albion KTM & Molson Kawasaki, then James Noble at RWJ Honda, all at World & British Championship level.

I started RS Racing in 2005 & coincided this with working with riders just doing British races (Jordan Rose & James Noble again).

I have taken the experience gained at the top level of the sport (World Championship GP’s) to the workshop at RS Racing, where a full range of workshop & suspension services in the off road industry can be achieved.

September 15, 2014 |
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