Persuasion PR - Press Releases

Being prepared to get the job done

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Picture caption:  Beaver Scout members of Birtley Scout Group add the last lick of paint to the renovated hut, while (back row, L-R) Linden Homes’ Abi Reid, Ashley Foster, Steph Douglass and (front row, L-R) Scout Leaders Joe Lonsdale and James Heron look on.

  A group of eager scouts joined a team of construction workers to complete an SOS repair job.   Members of 5th Birtley Scout Group and an army of volunteers added the final lick of paint to the restoration project.   It was after hearing how a series of break-ins and mindless

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Garden makeover for armed forces veterans

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Picture Caption: (Front, seated) veterans Ernie Booker (left) and Jack Mays are joined by (back row, left to right) Laura Booker, Ernie’s granddaughter; Johanna Watts, from Coast and Country; Lindsay Boon, from Blind Veterans UK; Jean Mays, Jack’s wife; Hayley Bell, from Galliford Try Partnerships North and Brad Docherty, from One Landscapes Ltd.

  Volunteers from a north east developer, have turned green fingered to help two partially sighted veterans in Cleveland.   Ernie Booker and Jack Mays from Brotton, had their gardens tidied and access to their homes improved, by the team from regeneration specialist

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Another golden year for px group

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
px at work

  A company which operates some of the UK’s most potentially hazardous energy, processing and storage facilities, has continued its exceptional safety performance - securing another series of prestigious awards.   The px group, which runs power stations, gas processing plants and fuel storage depots from Aberdeen to Port Talbot, has achieved five more Gold Awards from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) – as well as an Order of Distinction and two Gold Medals for three sites, which have operated to the gold standard for a number of years

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Krul’s kit sponsorship deal netted by Killingworth YPC

Friday, June 29, 2018
Tim Krul (centre, rear), Galliford Try Partnerships North’s Phil Hunter (right, rear) and club founder Phil Gibson (left, rear) with the Killingworth team in their new kit

  Former Toon stopper Tim Krul is literally putting his shirt on a group of young North East footballers.   A keen follower of the Killingworth Young Peoples Club (YPC) during his time with Newcastle United, the Dutch international’s sportswear company is supplying a new kit for the club – sponsored by Galliford Try Partnerships North.   The developer is building new homes at Silverbirch, in nearby Camperdown and

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Building community benefits

Monday, June 18, 2018
Picture caption:  Pictured at the Peterlee site are (left to right): Graham Wood, Economic Development Manager at Durham County Council; Cllr. Carl Marshall; Ian Prescott and Rob Rudd, Keepmoat Senior Site Manager.

  A raft of community initiatives are being discussed as part of plans to build a further 218 new homes in County Durham.   Apprenticeships, training, work placements, school projects, road and footpath improvements are all on the agenda for the Durham Villages Regeneration Company (DVRC) as it starts building in Dipton and Peterlee.   A partnership between the county council and leading UK

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New recruits join sports bar team

Friday, June 15, 2018
(Left–right) Dillon Blake, Bar Manager; Andrew Todd, Cocktail Bartender; Phill Brumwell, Managing Director; Kieran Brannen, one of the new employees and Phil Smith, Operations Manager.

      With the World Cup underway, a new sports bar has opened in Whitley Bay creating three new jobs.   North Tyneside Councillors Sandra Graham and John O’Shea joined the new employees at Bar 52 - located on South Parade - to celebrate the opening of the facility, which will screen a variety of sports from around the globe.   Linked to the recently opened Hotel 52, the bar

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Plans for Warrington apartments approved

Saturday, May 19, 2018
How the John Street apartment building will look.

  Property development specialist, The High Street Group of Companies, has secured planning consent for another North West private rented sector (PRS) apartment project.   Warrington Borough Council approved the ambitious proposal for John Street, an area close to the railway station, which is undergoing significant regeneration.   This paves the way for construction of the £56 million, eight storey development to begin later in the year.  It will include 362 units – all for private rent – and around 800 car parking spaces.   The site was

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MP backs Express business drive

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Production Operative Lee McGivern (left) explains to Ian Mearns the complexity of the component he is manufacturing.

  Gateshead MP Ian Mearns is backing a local firm’s expansion drive after visiting its Team Valley operations.   Following a tour of Express Engineering’s six factory site, he said he felt sure the skills and commitment of the workforce and capability of equipment would help the business win work in new markets.   And he offered to help the company in any bids for government contracts – particularly defence – while supporting skills and training initiatives through his

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Life takes off for Morpeth home buyers

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Jonathan, Grace and the drone.

  Life has, quite literally taken off for Jonathan and Grace Sharp, since they moved into their new Morpeth home.   Opening the door to their dream home coincided with new career opportunities for them both.   It was Grace’s switch to an area manager’s position with a major business infrastructure specialist that prompted the couple’s return to the North East.  But that also meant Jonathan had to leave his role as a personal trainer in Scotland.   However, so impressed was he by the beautiful woodland surroundings at Saint George,

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Hadrian’s Tower developer has £600M PRS plans

Monday, April 30, 2018
How the Birmingham development would look when completed.

  The developer of Newcastle’s tallest building – Hadrian’s Tower - has agreed a deal to create another site for private rented sector (PRS) apartments, bringing the gross development value (GDV) of its portfolio of proposed projects to more than £600 million.   The High Street Group of Companies will work with the owner of the Birmingham City Centre site, Taylor Grange Developments.   The £120 million venture, which has planning permission, will create around 500 one, two and three bedroomed apartments close to the The Mailbox retail

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