The Latest LOOP Hampshire News

Special BBC Radio Solent Tribute Show - Richard Cartridge (27/12/2020 1pm)

Lucy Cartridge presents a tribute to her father and BBC Radio Solent Legend Richard Cartridge. Featuring his interviews with the stars from nearly 50 years of broadcasting on the South's local BBC Station. This show produced by Richard Latto is a must-listen on the 27th December at 1pm. 



Exclusive Gift Experience 


To celebrate its first Christmas, the Club is offering Loop readers the opportunity to purchase ‘a private gift experience aboard an Agapi boat’ for just £200 for two - with the option to add two further passengers at £50 per head.





New public information campaign to prevent spread of coronavirus indoors this winter 

(Published 20th September 2020)





Wickham Festival have extended the deadline to their hugely successful crowdfunding campaign which has raised almost £30,000 to safeguard their future.





Discover the pleasures of high-end performance boating at a Premier Agapi Boat Club Open Day on Wednesday 26th or Thursday 27th August at Premier’s Swanwick Marina.



Getting in the LOOP with Jamie Cullum 

By Lucy Cartridge


In April 2003, Jamie Cullum signed a £1m contract for three albums with Universal Records, he ended this year being the biggest selling jazz artist of all time.


His second album “Twentysomething”, went platinum and became the No. 1 selling studio album by a jazz artist in the United Kingdom.





Premier Marinas, the UK’s leading marina group, has partnered with Agapi Boat Club to create a smarter way for UK boaters to enjoy all the pleasures of high-end boating - at a fraction of the cost of traditional ownership


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W.G.S Tree Services in Hampshire 

WGS Tree Services are a family run business which started around 30 years ago and in this time they have built up a great clientèle supplying the best hard and soft wood logs around.


They cover all aspects of forestry and tree cutting, tree/hedge work, site clearance, logs, stump grinding and wood chipping.



Premier Marinas is delighted to announce that the British Motor Yacht Show, which was due to go ahead on 11th – 14th June, will now take place later in the summer with all the necessary precautions. The show will also be extended to nine days and will run over two weekends, from Saturday 1 August to Sunday 9 August (10.00 – 19.00) to give everyone the opportunity to view the boats they want to see.

Netley Court Celebrates Top 20 Care Home in the South East Award

For the third consecutive year, Netley Court, a luxury care home in Southampton which is part of the Cinnamon Care Collection, has been recognised in the Awards 2020 as a Top 20 care home in the South East – a particularly impressive achievement given there are over 2,945 care homes in the region. The awards are organised by – the Trip Advisor of the care home industry


For the first week since our opening we will also be offering a reduced rate of £10 per hour (previously £15) on all SUP and Kayak hire sessions. This offer ends on Monday, the 22nd of June. 

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID19 some services who are in the LOOP will be suspended, please check with the companies advertised for updates and changes to service.

Wash your hands for more than 20 seconds.

Thank you and stay safe

Have you ever been to a Sound Bath?

David and Lucy of ‘Nada Sound Therapy’ have been developing innovative and inspiring methods for helping improve wellbeing across Hampshire and the South of England.



Wash hands for 20 seconds, urges Health Secretary in expanded public information campaign.


Washing hands for 20 seconds is at the heart of an expanded public awareness campaign in the fight against COVID-19, launched by the Health Secretary today.  (4/3/2020)



WGS Tree Services sponsor Hedge End Town FC, and you can too! 


WGS Tree Services are proud sponsors of Hedge End Town Football Team and are running sponsorship packages for local business to sponsor them too. 


The SAS All-Star Band for Wickham's 15th Birthday Party... 

Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th August, 2020

Wickham * Near Fareham * Hampshire


It's our 15th Wickham Festival this year (including two years at Stokes Bay)
and to celebrate we're delighted to announce an all-star party band for
our opening night on Thursday 6th August featuring many of the stars
who've appeared at Wickham over the years.


Opera superstar Jonas Kaufmann in a new concert film   

Jonas Kaufmann My Vienna on Tuesday 24th March 2020.  

Jay Geddes and Francis Benali announce new charity evening cruise 

Renowned local chef Jay Geddes and Southampton Football Club legend Francis Benali  are once again teaming up to host a charity dinner cruise.

The culinary event, on-board Dutch-owned Princess Caroline, will take guests on an evening tour of the south coast on Thursday 30- July with proceeds going to Cancer Research UK.


Premier's 2020 British Motor Yacht Show is set to expand


The British Motor Yacht Show (BMYS) is pleased to announce that the 2020 show will extend to four days from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th May and will include more craft than ever before.


Backed by top British luxury motor yacht brands Fairline, Princess and Sunseeker, and hosted by Premier’s Swanwick Marina, the British Motor Yacht Show is set to grow to make the 2020 show arguably the biggest motor yacht show in the UK. 

Complete Fertility Centre Opens in Portsmouth


Complete Fertility Centre is proud to announce the opening of its new satellite clinic in Portsmouth that brings fertility treatment closer to home for its patients in the Portsmouth locality.



ED BYRNE If I’m Honest…

Interview and Full Tour Dates 


Following his biggest ever tour last year and yet another sell-out Fringe run in August, one of the UK’s finest observational comics embarks on an EVEN BIGGER brand-new tour and has now announced an even FURTHER extension for 2020! 


Join him as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.


Solent pupils meet Prime Minister and find out about careers in maritime

Primary and secondary students from the Gosport and Fareham Multi-Academy Trust were keen to meet the Prime Minister, whilst taking part in London  International Shipping Week. The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) invited the students along and organised the trip to the Maritime UK Careers Hub, an all-day maritime careers event aiming to create interest and enthusiasm for maritime and maritime careers.


Parkinson's and Physical Activity


I have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, will exercise help me?

Most people get their Parkinson’s diagnosis when their symptoms have become obviously noticeable and one or more aspects of movement has been affected. Usually symptoms significantly improve when one starts to take medication.


What role, if any, does engaging in physical activity and/or exercises play in improving the Parkinson’s symptoms?  Short answer – A lot!


An investment in family time


Try Sailing this year with RYA Push the Boat Out!



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