Archive for August, 2015


August 31st, 2015

Welcomes, Re-Introductions, & Hole Avoidance

So August has finally ended! This has undoubtedly been the busiest (and longest) month Catapult PR has ever experienced in the last 17 years … and we foolishly thought it would be a month in which to get the new […]

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August 29th, 2015

New Italian Festival Encourages Visitors To Slow Down And Re-Connect

A brand new, inspiring Italian travel festival will be gracing this autumn’s calendar, as The Slow Travel Fest, unwinds over three days (October 9-11), in and around the attractive Tuscan medieval hamlet of Monteriggioni, close to glorious Siena. Slow Travel […]

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August 24th, 2015

A Week Of PR Marriages

I well remember a meeting, back in around 2001, when a client absolutely stunned me, over lunch, with the question ‘Do you ever marry your clients?” Luckily, after nearly choking on my water, I realised that we what he actually […]

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August 23rd, 2015

New English Stone Skimming Record Set On Windermere!

The All England Open Stone Skimming Championships, held at Fell Foot Park on Windermere, on Saturday August 22, not only resulted in the official English stone skimming record being smashed, but also produced what organisers are expecting to be a […]

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August 16th, 2015

Stone Skimming Championship Organisers Ready To Ward Off A Spot-Fixing Scandal

Organisers of the All England Open Stone Skimming Championships, taking place at Fell Foot Park, on Windermere, the Lake District, on August 22, are being extra vigilant this year, seeking to avoid any possibility of a spot-fixing scandal scuppering the […]

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August 11th, 2015

Derbyshire Dining Pub Scoops Britain’s Third ‘Woody’ Award

A Derbyshire dining pub operating a seven-day-a-week wood-fired pizza menu, alongside a la carte choices, has become the third winner of a coveted ‘Woody Award’. The White Hart at Duffield has scooped the ‘Woody’, like Italio in Blackpool and The […]

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August 10th, 2015

Langley Castle Claims Most Hedonistic Afternoon Tea Experience as #AfternoonTeaWeek Trends

As #AfternoonTeaWeek starts trending on Twitter, luxurious Langley Castle, in Langley-on-Tyne, is claiming the most hedonistic afternoon tea experience in Britain for this year’s Afternoon Tea Week. Langley’s executive chef, Daniel Grigg, is already arousing all the senses of afternoon […]

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August 8th, 2015

It’s August … But We’re Certainly Not Missing Out!

August can be ‘silly season’ in the PR industry. It can be a nightmare, because journalists are on holiday – typically a big issue with regard to national journalists – or a joy, because there are pages that need filling. […]

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August 7th, 2015

Stone Skimming Championships 2015 Are On The Lake District Horizon

  The countdown is on to one of the highlights of a Lake District summer – the All England Open Stone Skimming Championships, which are this year being sponsored by the Lakeside Hotel – just a stone’s throw away from […]

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August 4th, 2015

Langley Castle Transforms Afternoon Tea Week Into A Profumo-filled Affair

  Luxurious Langley Castle, in Langley-on-Tyne, has started whispering about what it believes will be the most hedonistic afternoon tea experience in Britain for this year’s Afternoon Tea Week (August 10-16), as it wows with tastes and aromas and creates […]

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