Charity welcome entertainer as first ever patron

Top children’s entertainer ‘Tomfoolery’ has become a patron of Horsham and Crawley-based charity The Springboard Project. To celebrate he organised a triathlon of parties over one day. For 2016 Tom Hunter aka Tomfoolery, chose The Springboard Project, to be the recipient of his Charity Tuesday fundraising, where every penny of his party fee on a Tuesday goes to the charity. The charity organise activities for all children, but especially for children with disabilities, and have the motto ‘pla

Summer Holidays Survival Package

Surviving the summer (the only guide you’ll need, no really) So you’ve faced down a week or so of summer holidays, kudos! I’m here to give you a week of summer holiday activities, and because I care about you (and your sanity) I’ve paired each activity with an *alcohol suggestion to use as enticement for the end of the day. *obviously drink responsibly, know your limits blah blah blah, and if you do decide to do two of these activities on one day, maybe don’t have both drink suggestions… It’

Hillier Nurseries and Garden Centres :: Botley

Botley is a modern garden centre located on Woodhouse Lane on the outskirts of Hedge End and Botley, just two miles from Junction 7 of the M27. We stock a range of quality trees, shrubs, roses, climbing plants, fruit and veg, bedding plants and herbaceous perennials as well as a large range of garden care essentials and accessories, garden furniture, giftware and outdoor clothing. Many of our plants are grown locally by Hillier Nurseries so we are able to offer advice and assistance to help wit

Tomfoolery Children's entertainer Sussex – About Tom

Strangest place you've done a party:I did a whole party in someone's hallway! I don't think they wanted me in their house! It was a very big hallway though, which helped a bit... Who would you most like to perform for:The Queen of course, but she's not called yet. Favourite Food:Beans On Toast Of course! Favourite holiday:Anywhere you can get my campervan or caravan! As long as it is with Mrs Foolery and the Mini Foolery's. Favourite piece of clothing you own:Has to be my orange and black st

REVIEW: Old Bear’s Bedtime Stories

I was contacted by Boolino to review some of their books and as I’m an avid reader and writer, not to mention having written my own children’s book, it seemed a win-win situation. The first book  I was sent to review was the utterly gorgeous Old Bear’s Bedtime Stories, illustrated and written by the supremely talented Jane Hissey. When I Tweeted that I’d received the book, a follower mentioned she used to enjoy the stories when she was younger. I was unaware that the book had been out for that


An incredible new Lightweight Composite Cabin which will revolutionise the shipping sector was unveiled in Southampton yesterday. This innovation has been funded by the UK Government’s ‘Innovate UK’ and DSTL. A consortium of market leading companies and advisory bodies including Carnival UK, Gurit (UK) Limited, PE Composites Limited, University of Southampton, TRIMLINE LIMITED and Lloyd’s Register have been involved with its designing, engineering, manufacturing and fitting out. This highly i


Last week saw the completion of the incredible double ship renovation for DFDS’s latest cross Channel ferries Côte des Flandres and Côte des Dunes carried out by marine interiors refurbishment specialists Trimline. This amazing transformation of both ships was the result of a collaborative working relationship between Trimline and DFDS, which was established during previous projects – giving DFDS confidence in choosing Trimline for the double ship refurbishment. Superior project manage