Posted on 20-12-17 by Sarah Bould

This year has seen many changes in the world of PR and marketing. GDPR is giving many of our clients a headache as they come to grips with their legal responsibilities in terms of getting consent for activities such as email marketing, and this in my opinion will give way to more emphasis being placed […]

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Posted on 20-12-17 by Tina Clough

As I am currently studying Journalism at Nottingham Trent University, I wanted to gain experience in as many aspects of the field as possible.  After spending time in a news room, I felt the next place to look should be Public Relations. Walking into the office of Poppy PR on Monday, with no knowledge of […]

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Posted on 08-12-17 by Sarah Bould

For the last few weeks we have been busy collecting and packing shoeboxes for the Chesterfield Christmas shoebox appeal. The boxes will be distributed to a number of different charities, such as for the homeless and elderly. Poppy PR acted as a drop off point for the appeal and we are very grateful to everybody […]

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Posted on 24-11-17 by Sarah Bould

Poppy PR is the only designated drop off point in the Ilkeston area for this year’s Chesterfield Shoebox Appeal, and is encouraging people to get involved, after donations this year have seen a slump. We decided to support the charity in its annual campaign, after our account manager Sarah Dixon single-handedly packed 50 boxes last year, for […]

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Posted on 16-11-17 by Sarah Bould

Poppy–PR has been appointed to carry out PR for Palace Chemicals Limited- A signing, which will see the agency working in the North West for the very first time. The appointment will see the Derbyshire based PR agency devising a PR and social media strategy, for the company based in Liverpool. Palace Chemicals was founded in 1978 and has seen continuous growth throughout almost 40 years. This has been backed by  significant investment in […]

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Posted on 14-11-17 by Tina Clough

Derbyshire based PR and Communications agency, Poppy PR has proved it has the skills required to secure a contract with Skills Holidays, the iconic coach travel company. The Ilkeston based agency will be providing PR support to the firm based in Bulwell, to drive the company’s three main brands- Laver, Coach Style and Skills Holidays. […]

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Posted on 23-10-17 by Sarah Bould

Bradd Farnsworth on his week spent with the Poppy team I have recently been studying for my masters degree in journalism at Nottingham Trent University and whilst the course proved valuable I wanted to enhance my skills in a practical workplace environment and so I contacted Tina at Poppy PR in Ilkeston to enquire about […]

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Posted on 10-10-17 by Sarah Bould

Poppy-PR has proved its relationships are built to last by once again joining forces with its first ever client.  The PR agency, founded by Tina Clough , 32, originally carried out a full PR campaign for IPS Estates back in 2010. It  has just secured a contract to once again engage with the firm based […]

Read more about Our First Client Says ‘You’re Hired’ Once Again

Posted on 26-09-17 by Sarah Bould

Tina Clough is managing director of Poppy-PR. Tina has seen many changes to the face of PR over the last seven years- some making life more difficult to carry out effective media relations, and some which have transformed the industry for the better.  Here she outlines why PR could see a boost amidst these latest […]

Read more about GDPR- When PR Becomes Even More Valuable

Posted on 15-09-17 by Sarah Bould

It’s been a busy old week for the Poppy PR team, we can hardly believe it’s Friday already. We started the week by meeting with Craig from Your IT Department,  who won our competition for a free press release. The company are doing great at the moment and we have written the story, ready to […]

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