PR Week UK, 23 October 2009, 12:00AM
1. Disability charity Scope lured fashion doyenne Dame Vivienne Westwood to open its shop in Horley, Surrey.
The charity has kicked off a process to refit 13 Scope charity shops by 2010. It is hoping to attract more customers by Christmas.
2. Heard of comic Dave Gorman’s wacky attempts to meet others with the same name? Step forward Jill Woolf, managing director of Sussex-based Chimera Communications. She has just met Nancy Brockman, owner of Chimera Communications in Colorado, US. The pair found each other on the internet and have now agreed to seek opportunities for joint working.
3. Flack hereby presents a photo from the latest ‘2010 Australian Men of Cricket’ calendar, which raises money for the McGrath Foundation. Paratus Communications’ Adam Vincenzini oversaw the bulk of the shoot off the coast of Scotland. He admitted: ‘To be honest, it was a bit wasted on me.’
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