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BodyMods Causes – Ribbons Help

This was a blog article written for BodyMods in August 2012, through working with AXIS Impact Marketing. The article was written to be published on BodyMod’s blog but was not used.   BodyMods Causes – Ribbons Help These days most charities or causes are associated with a certain colour, and that colour is displayed in […]

BodyMods – Community Us

This was a blog article written for BodyMods in August 2012, through working with AXIS Impact Marketing. The article was written to be published on BodyMod’s blog but was not used.   BodyMods supports the Community through Community Us BodyMods, the Canadian body jewelry chain, right from the beginning, have been doing what they can […]

The Enviro-pen

I wrote this article for a client’s blog in August/September 2012 while working at Axis Impact Marketing. This article was not used.   25,000 years ago, humans were painting pictures on cave walls to communicate. Then came the quill pens when the Dark Ages were over, then in the 1940’s they invented the ball-point pen. […]

Coping with Transformational Change with Envision Global Leadership Group

                                   This was a blog post written while working for Axis Impact Marketing in September 2012.   Business environments are changing rapidly these days, and one of the key skills for executives is learning to deal with transformational change within an organization. Examples of organizational change can be a change in the company’s mission, in […]

Restoring Macc’s Historic Woodlands Is the Goal

  Article written for Macclesfield Borough Council Building Department October, 2002,  published in Macclesfield, UK newspapers, Macclesfield Express/Community News.   An ambitious project to recreate the ancient Royal Forest of Macclesfield is now in its fifth year. Whilst forest covers only 4 percent of the Borough of Macclesfield, the national average is nearer to ten […]

Public Inquiry into Local Plan

Article written for Macclesfield Borough Council Building Department September, 2002,  published in Macclesfield, UK newspapers, Macclesfield Express/Community News   The public are invited to attend the Public Local Inquiry into the proposed amendments to the Local Plan to begin October 8 in the Capesthorne and Assembly Rooms at the Town Hall in Macclesfield. The proceedings […]

Advice Available Before You Change Windows

Article written for Macclesfield Borough Council Building Department October, 2002,  published in Macclesfield, UK newspapers, Macclesfield Express/Community News   If you are thinking of installing replacement windows and doors you need to be aware of some important new regulations that have just come into force. All new doors and windows must now conform to strict […]

Firms Urged to Sponsor Road Signs

Macclesfield Borough is giving companies the opportunity to sponsor road signs in prime locations on roundabouts and at various borders of the Borough. The sign sponsorship scheme will allow the businesses to make themselves known to visitors, residents and commuters, in a highly visible way. The Council is working in partnership with Immediate Solutions, a […]

Borough Besieged – Developers are Flocking to Build Homes in the Borough

  A Planning chief believes Macclesfield Borough is being besieged by housing developers. The Council’s Chief Planner Peter Yates said that the Borough received more planning applications than any other council in the North West. And he told members of the Wilmslow Trust that a change in government planning policy had led to an increase […]

Council Looks at Windows

Article written for Macclesfield Borough Council Building Department October, 2002,  published in Macclesfield, UK newspapers, Macclesfield Express/Community News   “If you are a homeowner thinking of replacing a door or a window in your period house, remember these architectural features can be the most important in a building,” advised Alexandra Fairclough, a Conservation Officer at […]

Macc Businesses Scoop Awards

  Article written for Macclesfield Borough Council Building Department July, 2002,  published in Macclesfield, UK newspapers, Macclesfield Express/Community News   Macclesfield based builders were amongst those honoured at the third annual ‘Built in Quality Awards’ ceremony recently at Frodsham’s Fores Hills Hotel. All entrants were assessed on work carried out on individual construction sites against […]

Kimberley Jewellers Inc.

This was an article I wrote for the Pearce Arch News in February of 2000, part of a Local Women in Business Feature.   At times our lives are so hectic and complicated, we forget that we need those little treats and luxuries that make us feel good and look good. That’s right, it’s time […]

The Captain’s Daughter

This was an article I wrote for the Pearce Arch News in February of 2000, part of a Local Women in Business Feature.   When you walk through the door of The Captain’s Daughter, you are immediately surrounded by a colourful selection of styles, rich fabrics, soft knits and silky blouses Now that we have […]

Knaz & Co.

This was an article I wrote for the Pearce Arch News in February of 2000, part of a Local Women in Business Feature.   The world of Knaz & Co. leads one through rich gold leaf to mellow avocado, to dark raspberry, into garden cucumber and buttercream, accented with white lilies. Marilee McBain’s passion for […]

Delcu Insurance

This was an article that I wrote for a Local Women in Business feature for the Peace Arch News. It was published around February of 2000. Kay, Manager of Delcu Insurance at Windsor Square is enjoying her new position in White Rock. “It’s a beautiful area to work in, the residents are easy going and […]

Stilling & Associates

  This article was written for and published in the Peace Arch News in early 2000.   Teresa Stilling, a Certified Management Accountant, has been in public practice since 1980 and moved to offices in Crescent Beach in 1996. Certified Management Accountants blend financial accounting and essential management practices, in helping small businesses develop the […]

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 […]

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, […]