Belle Media in the Press

Belle Media in the Press

October 2018: The Times

Popular steamer captain and author nicknamed ‘Hurricane Hutch’ who was proud of the fact he had never lost anyone at sea

They called him Hurricane Hutch, the men who worked the ferries. It was because Captain Robin L Hutchison always seemed to be on duty when the wind roared and the swell grew to the size of a double-decker bus. More...

 

September 2018: The Herald

Robin L Hutchison, who has died aged 85, was one of the longest serving and best remembered of CalMac Captains

He was also one of the last links to the glory days of the Clyde Steamers and summer cruising ‘doon the watter’. More...

 

December 2017: Clyde River Steamer Club

With the help of his three young children, Rob Beale enjoys a story about a paddle steamer and her captain, both taking nostalgic inspiration from the Clyde

When I was handed ‘Bananas’, the first in a projected series of children’s books under the collective title The Adventures of Captain Bobo, the first thing that drew my eye was the paddle steamer on the cover. More...

 

August 2016: The Scotsman

R D Dikstra: Tiger Day an ideal time to ponder the big cat’s fate

We have just celebrated International Tiger Day – a day that acknowledges the world’s most iconic species. It is also a good time to ponder the tiger’s fate. This year, there’s at last some good news. Tiger numbers in the wild have risen. Not greatly, but this is the first time numbers have increased after a hundred years of decline. More...

 

October 2015: Tech London 500

Widening the Register

Great event last night (29th September 2015) on the top floor of the Mayor’s City Hall with fabulous views and bright lights over London and Tower Bridge, celebrating the launch of Tech London 500 – it’s an initiative to help businesses interested in taking on ambitious IT and Digital Apprentices across the Capital. More...

 

August 2014: Greenock Telegraph

Carol Smillie Visits Poppins

INSPIRATIONAL women who staged a historic sit-in to save their Greenock factory jobs were reunited at a special gathering in the Oak Mall. More...

 

July 2014: Broadcast Magazine

Poppins Archive Player

Broadcasters could extract revenues from their British archives in a new initiative. More...

 

May 2013: Euromedia

Media Legacy Result

Belle Media Managing Director Kay Hutchison, who as Chair, Broadcast Centre Legacy Group, was a driving force behind the media business partnership looking at the post-Games use of the 2012 International Broadcast Centre and instrumental in shaping the vision for the site throughout the build-up to the Games, said: More...

 

April 2014: Daily Mail

Once you’ve dealt with a cargo of pigs loose at Rothesay, even 15-foot waves hold no terrors

‘Hurricane’ Hutchison’s wry – and sometimes daunting – memories of a lifetime spent plying the Clyde as a master mariner. More...

 

October 2009: Euromedia

Euromedia at 10

September 1999 saw Euromedia launched as a monthly publication. The editorial team reviews the origins and development of the magazine, and with the help of industry friends and colleagues, takes a look back at the last 10 Years in the converged broadcast and communications industries More...

 

October 2009: Euromedia

Managing the Bigger Picture

In the quest to deliver content to consumers ‘anywhere, anytime, on any Device’, broadcasters find themselves having to accommodate large volumes of multi-format, multi-platform content based on consumer demand and the need to deliver beyond conventional distribution. Farah Jifri discovers how the broadcast industry is responding to the challenge. More...

 

September 2009: Sport Business International

Eye of the Industry

Rachael Church puts her ear to the ground to preview the 2009 IBC Show and asks whether it can expect to be affected by the global economic downturn. More...

 

August 2009: MEI Major Events International

Adrian Hitchen/Richard Dikstra – Finding the Beijing Legacy

Adrian Hitchen, managing director, SponsorMetrix Limited and Richard Dikstra, director, Belle Media, were asked to answer the question: 'What has Beijing 2008 done for China?' More...

 

July 2009: MEI Major Events International

Kay Hutchison Comment: Broadcast Legacy for 2012

Media consultant Kay Hutchison outlines why a media centre move to the East End of London will be a lasting legacy of the London 2012 Olympic Games. More...

 

October 2008: SportBusiness International

Kay Hutchison – Sportel: Nice-to-have or Must-have?

Kay was invited by Rachael Church-Sanders, SportBusiness Group’s Technology Consultant, to join a number of players in the visual enhancements space in discussing the opportunities that on-screen graphics tools afford broadcasters, venues, commercial partners and sports properties themselves. More...