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“Fin ‘late’ Quaye is not our uncle!”

Up and coming little rockers – the Magician’s Nephew Band – were not impressed with award-winning artist Finley Quaye borrowing their drums for his own performance. Following Brit and MOBO-award winner Finley Quaye’s reported dramatic booting off the stage at … Continue reading

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How to work with the press to everyone’s advantage

Working with the press is a skill every smart business owner should seek to develop, especially nowadays as access to the press has never been easier. It really doesn’t matter how large or small your business is, the press can … Continue reading

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“Two roads diverged in a wood. I took the one less travelled and that has made all the difference” – Robert Frost

“I’m a completely different person when I’m in Eden” The owners of a holiday home in the largely unknown ‘Czech Eden’ explain why they want to open the eyes of UK tourists to the hidden gems of this part of … Continue reading

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“Hoarding is a form of child abuse – our home descended into squalor and filth”

FOLLOWING a successful career in the City, the daughter of a compulsive hoarder has penned a novel reliving the effects of growing up with her mother’s illness. As the author Rose Edmunds explained herself: “Now is the right time. I’ve … Continue reading

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Why PR & Publicity is a vital part of your marketing strategy

When you start out in business, you know that there are a range of actions you have to take to get you started and up and running. You know, get an accountant, a book keeper, a webs designer, SEO, etc … Continue reading

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Passionate supporter of the arts launches global directory exposing original works to the world

A BUSINESSWOMAN from Hertfordshire has set up the only worldwide directory of artists and their work to help showcase their talents in an affordable way. ‘Artists Info’ showcases a wide range of art and styles, from ceramics to jewellery, paintings … Continue reading

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Women now ‘too old’ to have kids?

The news today was constantly banging on about the ‘risks’ associated with women having children a little later in life. Let’s get this into perspective: Women one hundred years ago (and for centuries before that) were dying in childbirth on … Continue reading

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Why I am a journalist who runs a publicity company and not a fluffy PR agency: Some tips:

Why I am a journalist and publicist and NOT a typical PR peep: The ‘alleged’ top five annoying things journalists do – by a PR company -and my replies to them and exactly why I am a journalist who runs … Continue reading

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Local business owner chosen to judge national industry awards

Wheathampstead van business owner chosen to judge UK’s best vehicle manufacturers THE DIRECTOR of a van sales and leasing company has given his rating to the top vans in the market for trades people and small businesses. Richard Bunn, 42, … Continue reading

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‘Cherry Lips’ mum creates new way of sending sweet messages through the post

Say it with retro sweets – not just flowers A HERTFORDSHIRE mum has taken on the tradition of sending flowers and chocolates to friends and family and replaced it with sending a box of retro sweets. Lisa ‘Cherry Lips’ Gomm’s … Continue reading

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