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A, B, C – Art, bubbles, carers

Thank you very much to all who contributed posts to Week 9. Caring emerged as a strong theme this week, both as caring for people and caring about doing things. I was particularly interested in Adrienne McDermid-Thomas’s post about art therapy. My

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Looking forward, looking backward

The lack of posts in Week 51 is explained by the fact that the week included Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day so I think most people might have been quite busy doing other things maybe. Four well-organised people

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Six ‘award winning’ tips

A great blog from Ross Wigham this week, who offers some top tips for anyone considering entering a piece of work or campaign for an award. Ross talks from experience having won awards himself, and who is now also involved

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FOUR REASONS: Why I’m not in the CIPR

Dan Slee explains why he is not a member of the CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations), and Andy Ross of the CIPR Comms Team takes the opportunity to try to persuade Dan of the benefits of membership. FOUR REASONS:

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Power to the people

Ross Wigham shares news of the CIPR Northern Conference called Power to the People, which is being held in June 2013. The Conference will look at a post-Leveson world where traditional media is in the spotlight and social media is

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If practice makes permanent should you practice something you’re already good at?

Jo Smith’s post for Week 5 always wants to improve her horse-riding skills, and recommends low-cost options for keeping up-to-date with skills and knowledge for comms people. If practice makes permanent should you practice something you’re already good at? by Jo Smith.

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