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Charlie Wins Colts in Essex Masters

April 21, 2017

Colts Win at Essex Masters

It’s been a while since we updated you on our young gun, Charlie Soanes. He’s been up and down the country at various events, powering through 2017 with some impressive results. Over the weekend of 8/9 April, however, he came 1st in Colts at the Essex Masters. Some would say this is one of the biggest events in the shooting calendar in the UK. From the sheer number of participants – more than 2,400 – we can see why! (more…)

Ultrasonic Flaw Detection Onsite Calibration Awarded

April 18, 2017

UKAS Accreditation

As you are aware, back in August 2016, TVC gained UKAS accreditation status for the electrical verification of Ultrasonic Flaw Detectors.

Onsite and offsite provision for calibration of UT Flaw Detectors

TVC’s dedicated UKAS Calibration desk for UT Detectors

Well. We took it a step further. (more…)

CPSA Awards 2017

February 6, 2017

The CPSA Awards

CPSA Awards

From top-left: Charlie and his parents; Charlie’s trophy; Charlie and Amy Easeman; Charlie and his mum and lastly, enjoying his meal!

Honouring shooters from across a selection of categories, the CPSA Awards 2017 were held on Saturday 4 February. Sporting inspiration, Sharon Davies MBE, guest hosted the evening to complete an evening of achievement and glamour.

Formidable athletes celebrate Charlie’s success in Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) 2016 Premier League

September 26, 2016

Storming the Premier League

There is certainly no stopping our young Mr Soanes. At the beginning of September, he took on the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) 2016 Premier League. He did fantastically and stormed through to secure overall Series High Gun and furthermore, his team, Barrow Heath, also gained the overall Premier League Champions title too.


Charlie after Premier League win with George Digweed MBE

Charlie with George Digweed MBE


Boy Wonder takes 2nd Place

September 8, 2016

With the excitement of our UKAS accreditation and a ‘fast track’ calibration service*, we’ve haven’t congratulated our Boy Wonder!

Boy Wonder takes 2nd Place


TVC Work Experience

July 1, 2016

Charlie - CAD (3D)

I chose to do my work experience at The Validation Centre (TVC) because I knew they do things to do with engineering which I would like to get into when I’m older. I saw it as a good place to get some experience about work and what goes on which will help me for when it comes to getting a job. (more…)