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Christmas gift appeal in memory of Isabella

02/12/2015 The family of Isabella Peatfield, who died in the Boxing Day Tsunami, are hoping the people of Ashbourne will support a special initiative to bring gifts to Sri Lankan orphans this Christmas. This festive season, to keep Isabella’s memory alive, family and friends have launched the Isabella Christmas Gift Appeal. Gifts forwarded by the […]

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We are looking for a part time administrator

27/11/2015 We are looking for a part time administrator (20 hours a week) for one month. There is the potential that this could be extended to three months. A good knowledge of Microsoft Office is necessary along with accurate writing skills. For further information contact Jo Foster or Sue Turnock on 01335 368020 Please send […]


Crown Paints’ Green Team Celebrate Top Title

13/11/2015 Staff at Crown Paints are celebrating after clinching a major award for their teamwork and commitment towards creating a more sustainable future. The company secured The Grichan Partnerships Sustainable Business Award in the 2015 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. The UK paint manufacturer was revealed as the winner at the award’s glittering gala dinner […]

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On a winning streak

11/11/2015 Crown Paints’ recent achievement at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards takes the number of winning award entries Shepherd PR  has been involved in up to an incredible 61 accolades. Over the years we’ve enjoyed success working across a broad spectrum of industries in a variety of award titles, from the Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman […]


Crown Trade’s top apprentice decorators prepare to do battle for national title

11/11/2015 Brushes at the ready…this month marks the prestigious national final of the Crown Trade Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition. Twelve apprentice decorators from across the UK will be testing their skills to the limit against one another when they take to the stage at The Skills Show, at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre, from […]


Health and safety chief praises pioneering ceramic industry initiative

21/10/2015 The chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has heralded a pioneering initiative, which has seen the ceramics industry reduce the number of injuries by 75 per cent in 15 years. Judith Hackitt CBE described The Ceramic Industry Health and Safety Pledge as a first class initiative. Organised by the British Ceramic Confederation, […]

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We Are Looking For An Apprentice

17/09/2015 We are looking for a Business Administration Apprentice to join the team at Shepherd PR. This is a great opportunity for a keen and enthusiastic person. Click here to find out more about our apprenticeship programme. To apply please send your CV to or call 01335 368020.


Crown’s £1.5 million campaign lifts the lid on ‘Inside This Tin’

17/9/2015 Leading North West brand Crown Paints is championing its heritage, quality and colour expertise with a TV campaign ‘Inside This Tin.’ At the heart of the £1.5 million campaign is a 30-second advert which is being aired on TV from Monday, September 21. This will focus on Crown Paints’ history, which spans more than […]


BCGA To Promote The Vital Role Of An ‘Invisible Industry’

10/09/2015 National trade body the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) is undertaking a new campaign to highlight the vital role compressed gases play in the UK economy. The UK membership body for the industry has appointed a technical PR company to help raise awareness of how the ‘invisible industry’ underpins a safe, successful and healthy […]