A BUSINESS centre in Winchester has appointed a new manager.

Basepoint, which provides 18,000 square feet of space for local businesses to rent in Winnall, announced the appointment of Lisa Rooney.

An ex-police and community support officer, Ms Rooney has spent several years in sales, event management and marketing roles within the hospitality industry.

She said: “I am excited to get involved in all aspects of my new role at Basepoint and look forward to the challenges ahead.”

Regional Manager for Basepoint Winchester, Rebecca Powell, said: “Lisa brings a widespread understanding and experience of the industry and will be a great asset to the team. We all look forward to working with her.”