Monthly Archives | May 2009

Recreating the Royal Forest

  Article I wrote for Macclesfield Burough Council, Macclesfield, UK, published in the Community News, October 2002.     IN medieval times, the Royal Forest of Macclesfield covered 21,000 hectares of what is now the eastern side of the borough. Nowadays, less than 4% of land in Macclesfield Borough is woodland – the national average […]

Meadow View Offers Spring Madness Value

                                                                Canal at Maghull, Merseyside   Article I wrote through PRAGMA PR. circa May 2001. Publication unknown. HOMEBUYERS should visit Elite Homes’ stunning new showhome – now for sale – at its Meadow View development in Maghull, and take part in the company’s Spring Madness Deal. This deal offers free carpets and curtains to those […]

Buy a Piece of Heritage – Oldham Chronicle May 3rd 2001

  Article I wrote when I worked at PRAGMA PR. Published May 3, 2001. It was published in the Oldham Chronicle, May 3rd, 2001.     HOMEBUYERS are flocking to buy the beautifully refurbished apartments at Small Lees Mill, in Ripponden, a development by Elite Homes, as the appeal for a piece of history with […]

And Then There Were Two!

Article published while I was working at PRAGMA PR. Article was published in the Newton & Golborne Guardian 24th May, 2001.   LINDEN Homes’ exclusive Bishop’s Manor development has reached its final stages, with only two of the luxurious four-bedroomed Eton designs now remaining. This popular development has consistently achieved record visitor levels and attracted […]

Company Cements Its Safety Record – Rugby Evening Telegraph

Press Release published through PRAGMA PR in the Rugby Evening Telegraph on Tuesday 8th May, 2001.   Rugby Cement is celebrating after winning a string of health and safety awards. The Rugby Quarries Group which produces at Southam, Barrington, Ferriby and Kensworth, has received a Gold Occupational Safety Award in recognition of safety performance over […]

Technical Writing – How to pick an activity for a Girl Guide Meeting

  This was a project written for a Technical Writing class taken at BCIT in 2009. I have never been a Guide Leader myself.     As you know, one of the many duties of a Girl Guide Leader is the organization of the weekly meetings, which includes the planning for games and activities.  In […]

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Destiny Fine Arts

Destiny Fine Arts is both a gift-giver’s mecca and an art lover’s paradise, and the great thing is, they’ve expanded, says Sheryal-Ann Dodd, one of the gallery’s owners. So now there’s more special gifts to choose from: pharaoh fountains, fairies with monarch wings and other treasures that come from a variety or world sources. Destiny’s […]

Council Put the Fizz into New Recycling Banks

Article written for Macclesfield Borough Council Building Department October, 2002,  published in Macclesfield, UK newspapers, Macclesfield Express/Community News   New plastic bottle banks are now available at Tescos, Hibel Road and Sainsbury’s, Cumberland Street recycling points, as part of Macclesfield Borough Council’s pilot to increase recycling in Macclesfield. The banks, supplied by Midland Glass Limited, […]

Landhaus Recreates Manhattan Loft Apartments in Nottingham’s Lace Market

    Article I wrote for our client Landhaus, while working for PRAGMA PR. Published May 2, 2001 in the Nottingham & Trent Valley Journal.   A Manhattan loft-style apartment building inside one of the City’s historic buildings in the heart of the Lace Market is drawing would-be homebuyers from all over the UK. StoneYard, […]