Category Archives: PR

Redrow Homes extends PR and social media contract with Purplefish

Bristol communications consultancy Purplefish has been appointed as media relations partner for Redrow Homes’ West Country division. The agency will work with the housebuilder in Devon and Cornwall to communicate its key messages and promote its developments through PR and social media.  Purplefish has worked with Redrow’s South West branch, which covers most of Somerset, South Gloucestershire and parts of

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Development funding brings £6.5m young people’s creative enterprise hub step closer

Bristol’s Creative Youth Network, which supports young people in reaching their potential through creative expression, has come one step closer to creating a hub for Creative Enterprise. The organisation has received £300,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop the designs and vision with young people over the next 18 months.  If successful, it will receive £4.5m towards the

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Fit for purpose. Creatrix PR staff pacing themselves ahead of team effort in Bath Half Marathon

Staff from Bath PR agency Creatrix are hitting the road to get super-fit as they prepare for a team effort in the Bath Half Marathon in support of a local charity. Four of Creatrix’s five employees will take part in the event on March 4 to raise much-needed funds for Age UK B&NES, an independent charity which provides services to

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Expansion into Bristol for fast-growing national PR agency

National public relations agency Social Communications has opened an office in Bristol and appointed two of the city’s leading PR professionals as part of its expansion into the South West. The office in Great George Street, the agency’s fourth, is headed by directors Ben Lowndes and Amy Bodey, who between them have nearly 20 years’ experience of working in PR

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Brands must take a stand as well as innovate, says Grayling in its six comms themes for 2018

The Bristol office of international PR agency Grayling has unveiled the trends it says every communications professional will need to know this year. The six themes, which focus on brand values, urban influence, interactive story living and disruptive marketing, were presented to an audience of more than 40 communications and marketing experts from across the region at an exclusive breakfast.

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Experienced marketer appointed manager of new Swindon & Wiltshire Growth Hub

The recently launched Swindon & Wiltshire Growth Hub, which gives businesses access to impartial advice, information and support, has appointed experienced marketer and project manager Jo Minnaar as its manager. Jo, pictured, has a background in B2B marketing, partner relations and project management in the private and public sectors and has also run an antiques import business.  Jo has worked

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Call for creative firms to enter South West Fairtrade Business Awards 2018

Creative firms are being invited to enter the annual South West Fairtrade Business Awards. Now in their sixth year, the awards recognise the contribution that businesses, organisations and institutes in the region make in support of Fairtrade by buying certified Fairtrade products for the workplace and raising awareness of ethical trade issues amongst their staff, customers and peers. The awards

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