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Our claim to Richard III

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Helga Pearson in PR and media news

The positive identification of the remains of Richard III has dominated the news headlines this week. The story has held particular interest for us because the last of the Plantagenet kings grew up not far from here at Middleham Castle in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

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Problem parker gets just desserts - and excellent coverage

Posted on 03/02/2013 by Lynne Burwell in news PR and media

Pictures of a Mercedes stranded on an island of asphalt have been flying around social media sites this weekend and have been picked up by 'mainstream' media too. The car in question apparently ignored cordons to park at Edinburgh Waverley rail station and when the diggers moved in, they simply dug up the car park around the errant vehicle. This is certainly fabulous coverage for a pretty dry story - a railway station refurbishment. But is it a case of a driver getting his just deserts or some fabulous PR work that really has that all-important share-factor?

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The end for 'hated' captcha online verification?

Posted on 30/01/2013 by Lynne Burwell in news web advertising

If you've ever been frustrated by the captcha online verification system where you have to type in two distorted-looking random words to prove that you are human, you'll be pleased to hear that Ticketmaster is going to stop using it.

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New website goes live

Posted on 28/01/2013 by Lynne Burwell in news Pillar PR

Thanks for visiting our new website, we hope it's given you a taste of what Pillar can do.

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