Becky’s Back to Work Blog

Even if you don’t have kids, it’s hard to not to have been aware this has been the first week back at school for pupils across the country, thanks to those trusty ‘back to school’ photos plastered across social media by proud parents.  It’s also been the first week back for me (at work, not … Continued

Bird delivers a diamond PR campaign

Over the last few weeks Bird has been working with one of the region’s most iconic jewellery stores to deliver a PR campaign for its final closing down sale. The owners of Prestons of Bolton made the decision to close the store’s doors at the end of the year after 147 years of trading, due … Continued

Thousands show their love for Manchester

Thousands of runners took part in Sunday’s (10 July) UKFast We Love Manchester 10K at the Etihad Campus in East Manchester. The event, known by runners as the ‘people’s race,’ welcomed approx. 3,000 runners of all ages and abilities and participants included Manchester’s Lord Mayor Councillor Carl Austin-Behan and running legend Ron Hill MBE. The … Continued

Our work with the Tour of Tameside

One of the things I enjoy most about the world of PR is seeing the final stages of an event come together, particularly when you’ve been involved from the start. We’ve been working with our client Sports Tours International who organise lots of fantastic sporting events – one being the iconic Tour of Tameside which … Continued

Sports Tours International is flying high with Virgin Atlantic Airways

Two of the North West’s most popular 10K running events have welcomed Virgin Atlantic Airways as their Official Airline Partner for 2016. Virgin Atlantic Airways has partnered with Sports Tours International who organise the UKFast We Love Manchester 10K and UKFast City of Salford 10K events. The leading airline will be actively involved in both … Continued

Another great year working with Canterbury

We’ve come to the end of another jam packed year working alongside our client at Canterbury and the RFU on the CBRE All Schools programme. In case you’re not familiar with it, CBRE All Schools aims to get more secondary schools involved in playing rugby union in England. The programme started back in September when … Continued

Borough of Tameside launches Ultimate Town Team Challenge

We don’t just Talk the Talk, we Run the Run The borough of Tameside is challenging towns across the North West to take on the Tour of Tameside and put them to the test in the Ultimate Town Team Challenge next month. Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council and Marathon legend Dr Ron Hill MBE, who founded … Continued

Fred Done – The Man with the Golden Number

Fred Done, owner of Betfred, the world’s largest independent bookmaker and gaming company, has pledged his support for the Tour of Tameside, one of the biggest running challenges in British athletics. Keen runner Fred is also Chairman of Sports Tours International, organisers of the 4 day running event, which will take place from Thursday 16th … Continued