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  1. MCG gets just desserts

    MCG is pleased to be working with Icefresh, which produces iced desserts for the Weight Watchers brand. Adding to its growing portfolio of food and drink clients, MCG has been tasked with managing the PR and media relations for the Weight Watchers Iced Desserts, including the launch of new Mini Sticks in the New Year.

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    PRide Award wins

    We’ve always known it, but now the top PR industry awards have confirmed it – we have the Outstanding Young Communicator here at MCG. Account Director Rebecca Douglas received the well-deserved Gold award at this year’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards for our region. We were also delighted to polish off a Silver

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    MCG takes on the new Time Lords

    The MCG team are delighted to announce Aspiral Clocks as a new client. After listening to the London-based design duo, Will Aspinall and Neil Lambeth on Chris Evan’s BBC Radio 2 Drivetime show, the whole team found themselves in awe of this amazing new invention. MCG quickly got in touch with Will and offered our

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    MCG enlists star support for Heart Research

    MCG has enlisted the help of soap star Roxanne Pallett to model this year’s stunning, limited edition t-shirt for Heart Research UK. Marking the second year of Damart’s support of the charity, the money raised from the sales of the t-shirt will be used to fund vital research to help save the lives of those

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    Three half marathons under three hours

    Never were three weary travelers more delighted to shout “I can see the sea!” than MCG’s magnificent Great North runners Sarah, Christine and Joss, last weekend. The girls completed the 13.1 mile course in fine style crossing the finishing line at South Shields with the sun glinting on the waves. Their efforts raised more than

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    MCG scores points with Weight Watchers

    MCG has been asked by Weight Watchers to handle the PR for its chilled prepared meals and quiches starting with the launch of a number of new recipes a media event in London attended by food and drink, health and lifestyle journalists. Weight Watchers is one of the high profile branded ranges produced by Greencore

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    UK’s largest network of accountants appoints MCG

    The UK’s largest network of accountants, TaxAssist Accountants, has appointed MCG PR to promote its fast-growing operation to small businesses. The company has built a network of 160 practices across the UK, the majority of which are shop front premises employing teams of accountants. Focusing purely on the small business market, TaxAssist Accountants has commissioned

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    Strictly Come Dancing star is pretty in pink for Breast Cancer Campaign

    This year MCG managed to secure Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff to come and model Damart’s gorgeous limited edition pink cami and some fetching thigh high pink socks for Breast Cancer Campaign. All profits from sales of the clothes will go to the breast cancer charity marking the seventh year of Damart’s support of

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    Del Monte gets air time and the celebrity treatment

    MCG secured air time on BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evan’s radio show when Chris Wenham, MD of Denuo Foods and creator of Del Monte’s range of frozen fruit, was interviewed by Rebecca Pike (aka Foxy), on the Innovation slot about how he came up with the idea for premium frozen fruit and the innovative frozen

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    MCG runners cross the finish line

    Following weeks of intensive training, the MCG running team completed the Leeds Half marathon for the second year running in emphatic style. This year, Claire and Rachel joined Leeds Half Marathon old hands Becca, Joss and Sarah to run the thirteen mile street circuit. The team battled through adverse weather conditions to achieve very respectable

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    University of Leeds doffs its mortar board to MCG

    The MCG team is delighted to announce the University of Leeds as a new client after winning a three-way pitch for the account. One of the six original civic ‘red brick’ universities, University of Leeds now has in excess of 33,000 students and offers over 1000 degree programmes making it one of the biggest universities

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    MCG secures celebrity help for a good cause

    Following the success of last year’s campaign which raised over £6,000, Damart has once again teamed up with Heart Research UK for the ‘Love Your Heart’ campaign. MCG contacted TV star Sarah Jayne Dunn asking her to help raise awareness of Heart Research UK’s work by modelling the gorgeous new limited edition t-shirt which was

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