Although we were sad to announce the departure of our previous Rising Star intern Chris Coleshaw, we’re pleased to introduce our newest recruit Oluwaseun Osibowale – or Shey for short. Since graduating from the University of Lincoln with a degree in Media Version, bake a the dating sites older women … Continue reading

Every year Shooting Star PR provides free advice and expertise to a local charity or non-profit-making organisation that may otherwise not be able afford ongoing public relations services. Our work for this year’s charity – the Ally Cadence Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (ACT for SMA) – is coming to … Continue reading

There was a time when the only people who needed to know about media law (apart from the lawyers) were reporters and editors. All trainee reporters get sent on courses which teach them about defamation, contempt of court and the sub judice rule; without a sound grasp of the law … Continue reading

Anyone can do social media, right? Find your friends, write a few tweets and upload a couple of #selfies for good measure. But for businesses to succeed online there’s much more to it than that. 1 Have a plan Social media is here to stay. If your business hasn’t considered … Continue reading

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We’re pleased to welcome Sarah Howells to our Lincoln-based team as our new Account Manager. With her strong background in marketing, communications and engagement for the NHS, Sarah will have responsibility for her own roster of clients, including Jerry Green Dog rescue and Age UK Lincoln. She will be See … Continue reading

Our charity quiz night at the chippy was a resounding success! Fifteen teams of four battled it out over six rounds which featured some tough questions from the Quizmeister Jez Ashberry. The eventual winners (pictured) with an amazing 74 and half points out of 80 were Gary Nugent, Nick Whyatt, … Continue reading

We’re delighted to report that we’ve been invited to speak at a major event in Whitehall this week discussing how Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) can best communicate with the public. Our Director Kate Strawson and our Account Manager Cerri Delaney will both be at the Department for Business, Innovation and … Continue reading

Google Glass demonstrations and global megatrends were among the highlights at the fourth LincUpLive conference staged in Lincoln yesterday. We’ve been working on the event as LincUpLive’s PR partner so we were delighted with the interest the conference created. A small army of PR students from the University of Lincoln … Continue reading

It’s been all hands on deck at our High Street office this month and with a trio of new clients all wishing to make the most of our PR consultancy services, we’d like to tell you a little bit about each of the firms and the star treatment they’re about … Continue reading

Every year Shooting Star PR offers free help, advice and expertise to a charity that would otherwise be unable to afford ongoing PR. Past clients have included KIDS Strut, Lincoln Women’s Aid and cancer charity Candles. Throughout 2013 we have been supporting the Ally Cadence Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy … Continue reading

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Yesterday marked the beginning of our Rising Star Internship. Our successful candidate is Chris Coleshaw who recently graduated from Middlesex University with a BMus(Hons) degree in Popular Music. For the next three months he will be working hard learning all about the world of PR. Here’s Chris’s first blog announcing … Continue reading

This week, we welcomed Gemma Benefer on work experience. She’s a Media Production Student at Lincoln University and a presenter on SirenFM – a community radio station in Lincoln. During her time with us, she wrote a blog on managing an online presence for potential future employment. Today it seems … Continue reading

A while ago we bought some smart chairs for our new boardroom from IKEA in Nottingham. When we assembled them we found that one of the chairs was missing some parts, and we’ve never got round to ordering them. So when I had a spare moment this morning I decided … Continue reading

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I’ve been guilty of an angry tweet in my time. Usually in relation to a late train, a grumpy cashier or on one occasion, the absence of bacon sandwiches in my local supermarket on a Monday morning. However, I haven’t yet gone as far as Hasan Syed did this week … Continue reading

If you haven’t been living on Mars this week, you will have heard that some new modern words have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, and have caused a little controversy. Now, let me begin by saying that I still see myself as fairly young and hip, but even … Continue reading

Last week we welcomed work experience student Jacob Jarvis who is a journalism undergraduate at De Montfort University in Leicester. During his week at Shooting Star PR Jacob wrote an interesting blog post looking at the differences between PR and journalism. With graduate job opportunities few and far between at … Continue reading

A spate of unsavoury incidents of abuse and worse has put the social networking site Twitter in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Until recently Twitter was the darling of the social media world: a fast-growing, easy-to-use, some would say addictive networking site which was also credited with creating … Continue reading

Three years after launching our PR internship scheme we’re on the lookout for our next Rising Star. If you’re an outstanding graduate committed to a career in PR we want to hear from you. We’re offering a three-month paid internship opportunity based in our Lincoln office. The successful candidate will … Continue reading

When I first started out in public relations you could have put all Lincoln’s PR professionals in a phone box and still have room to make a call. How times have changed! Last night 40 city-based PR people gathered at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln for the inaugural get-together of … Continue reading

After two busy days meeting businesses at the Hull and Humber Chamber Expo we’re heading back down to the office. The popular annual business event at Hull Sports Arena combined an exhibition by 100 businesses as well as speed networking sessions. This was the first time we’ve exhibited at the … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been hired by Age UK Lincoln, the second charity client we’ve taken on since the beginning of the year. Our new Account Manager Cesca will be working closely with the charity’s marketing and fund-raising team to raise the profile of Age UK Lincoln and … Continue reading

As part of our expansion plans, you will probably spot us at one of the many regional business exhibitions in the coming months. Tomorrow (Tuesday) we are travelling to Hull Sports Arena to set up shop at the Hull and Humber Chamber Expo 2013 on 4th and 5th June. At … Continue reading

The media can often be seen as a scary thing, especially if you’re being interviewed on camera, over the airwaves or for a newspaper report. And it’s likely that at some point every organisation – be it a council, a private company or a charity – could be called to … Continue reading

On Friday morning Jez and Cesca headed over to The Showroom in Lincoln and set up shop for the first ever Lincolnshire Charity Expo. The event was a chance for representatives from local, regional and national charities to network with private sector businesses and gain invaluable tips on how to grow, … Continue reading

Here at Shooting Star PR, we strive to be on top of our game and consistently offer our clients the best service possible. This means we need to keep up to date on the latest goings on in our industry. On Thursday, account managers Cerri Delaney and Cesca Bickley got … Continue reading

We’re pleased to welcome Cesca Bickley to Shooting Star PR as our new account manager! Having recently taken on four new clients we needed to expand our team to cope with the increased workload. And we want to carry on growing: Cesca will combine account management with business development and … Continue reading

The people at Carluccio’s certainly know how to throw a party! Around 200 invited guests attended a launch event last night at the new Italian restaurant and foodshop which opened last week on Lincoln’s High Street, and we were lucky enough to snag an invite. Hosting the celebration was Antonio … Continue reading

After several months in development we’re pleased to say our new brochure, designed by our friends at Studio View in Lincoln, has landed! As well as information about the company and the services we provide, we’ve included some recent case studies and testimonials from clients including Rotherham-based glass packaging manufacturer … Continue reading

  You know that moment when you’re trending at number two nationally on Twitter?  No? Well, we didn’t either, until we went to the onlincolnshire Digital Conference this week! This week we attended the conference as part of the onlincolnshire ‘wired’ events team, making sure that people not attending the … Continue reading

The team from Shooting Star PR was delighted to be invited to the Electric Bar & Restaurant on Friday (1st March) to celebrate its first birthday. The rooftop venue at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln was officially opened in March 2012 and has since become one of the city’s most … Continue reading

Everyone loves a royal visit, especially the media. When the Princess Royal came to Lincoln on Friday her first stop was at Bishop Grosseteste University, for whom we have been handling PR and publicity for over a year. Whenever royals pay a visit to the shires they invariably have three … Continue reading

Those who know Shooting Star PR will be aware that directors Kate and Jez love dogs. They each have a rescue dog at home: Kate has a beagle Staffy cross called Bailey and Jez has a scruffy terrier called Hobbes. That’s why we were pleased to take on Jerry Green … Continue reading

We’re never ones to shy away from a celebration so we were only too happy to attend the Select Lincolnshire Food and Drink Awards last week (7th February) at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln. Although some of the team had to work on the night behind the scenes on behalf … Continue reading

We love working for charities and we’re proud to announce that we’ve taken on a new third sector client! Jerry Green Dog Rescue is one of the UK’s most prominent dog rescue charities with centres in five locations across Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. It receives no official or lottery funding … Continue reading

PR practitioners should always keep abreast of the news. It’s a fundamental part of the job, and an interest in current affairs should be deep in the DNA of anyone who wants to work in public relations. You never know when something will crop up in the national news that … Continue reading

Here at Shooting Star PR we believe in giving something back to the local community, so each year we provide free advice and expertise to a charity or non-profit organisation which would not otherwise be able to afford ongoing PR. We’re currently looking for a registered charity to become our … Continue reading


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