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Havas Village Manchester creates Prolific North Live Social Newsroom

Havas Village Manchester has successfully brought the Social Newsroom to the inaugural Prolific North Live.   With over 2,000 attendees, 100 exhibitors, 60 company presentations, and 30 speakers, ProlificNorthLive  was the biggest ever gathering of media, marketing, PR and creative professionals outside of London. And there to cover it all was the Havas Social Newsroom, powered by Havas PR […]

BBC at Media City

A day in the life of PR: Visit to BBC studios at Media City

Also known as ‘the day I was virtually attacked by buffaloes’ at Media City Last week I joined a few colleagues for a behind-the-scenes tour of the BBC at Media City in Salford Quays. We had a sneak peek at the studios for BBC Sport, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Breakfast. […]

Pets at Home pet Report

We go potty over pets and Paul O’Grady

Countless Britons admit to saying “I love you” at least twice a day, but it’s not to their partners – it’s to their pets! The full extent of Brits’ dottiness about dogs, cats and all manner of animals was revealed in a comprehensive new report conducted by Pets at Home, with Havas PR’s Lucy Turvey […]

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Clint Boon, Kate Lawler, Manchester music, PR and media

  The MPA hosted an excellent event this week, looking at the relationship between music, media and human behaviour. A series of talks looked at how we are influenced by the things we hear as much as the things we see, with examples of how brands and society have taken advantage of this fact. We […]

Greggs billboard

Greggs creates Fresh Billboard campaign

Residents of London’s trendy Shoreditch borough were given a tasty surprise this August, as Greggs freshly prepared – or rather, spray painted – tasty looking sandwiches on its very own Fresh Billboard. Proving that sandwiches can be ‘sexy’ (well – we can try!) – respected artist and designer Hammo added his contemporary graffiti designs to the Old […]