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New photography skills add to the Straight PR portfolio

Just received my NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Photography from Writtle University College after course which was both fun and frustrating at times! We all finished off with an exhibition to showcase our skills and my project was entitled Expect the Unexpected – you don’t get that many 82-year-old ‘punks’! Look forward to sharing my newly-acquired …

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Oxfordshire Business Awards 2017
The Brita Green Award winners Grundon waste Management. Stephen townsend, James Gilbert, John Clark, Ellie Clements, Toni Robinson and Ankur Srivastava.
Picture by Richard Cave Photography 16.06.17

Grundon shines as it wins top green award

Grundon Waste Management has taken top honours in The BRITA Green Award, part of the Oxfordshire Business Awards, gaining plaudits for its commitment to the environment and the ‘green’ agenda. The Benson-based company was one of 12 winners announced in a glittering ceremony at the King’s Centre in West Oxford, on Friday (June 16). Stephen …

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The Wimpy Loughton team

Double helping of success for Wimpy Loughton

Wimpy Loughton has served up a winning double after taking the overall title of Wimpy of the Year for the second consecutive year. The team fought off strong competition from more than 80 Wimpy restaurants throughout the country and was praised by the judges for its “fantastic standards”. The win was announced at a special …

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Basingstoke Wimpy staff

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid project

This Saturday (May 27) Basingstoke families have the chance to secure complimentary tickets at a private screening of this half-term’s must-see movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid – The Long Haul. In a big thumbs up for the town, Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with the Wimpy restaurant in Festival Place shopping centre, which will …

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Ol Pejeta Safari Cottages joins the Straight PR client family

Thrilled to announce that Straight PR is now promoting Ol Pejeta Safari Cottages – www.thesafaricottages.com. Owned and managed by well-known safari couple Andy & Sonja Webb, the cottages are in the beautiful southern wilderness area of Kenya’s award-winning Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Ahead of my work marketing the cottages to travel agents, I visited the property …

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Green Progress Award finalists announced

Congratulations to the five companies who have been shortlisted for The Green Progress Award in this year’s prestigious Thames Valley Business Awards 2016. The category, sponsored by Grundon Waste Management, celebrates businesses who have shown commitment to the green agenda and improved their environmental credentials. The five finalists are: Farnborough International Ltd CV Library Loxone …

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Cycling challenge makes for a smoothie ride

Employees at Grundon Waste Management found the recipe for smoothie success as they marked Health and Wellbeing Week 2016 with a cycling challenge. Staff took it in turns to compete on two static bikes – complete with food blenders attached – to see how far they could ride in 45 seconds. The faster they rode, …

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