Archives for the month of: September, 2012

Attended an excellent Derbys and Notts Chamber of Commerce breakfast networking meeting this morning. Always really interesting to explore how different companies can work together to offer wider ranging services to customers.

I’ve worked with Alfie Beardie to promote the national campaign to strengthen animal cruelty laws – Alfie’s Law: Paws for Thought, by producing templates for writing to MPs and local papers.

Click here to access the materials:

I’ll be using them, I hope you do too.


Well done to Alfie Beardie who now has more than 17,000 signatures on the e-petition to stregthen animal cruelty laws.

I’ve signed it – have you? Find out more and sign up here –

Well done to Nottingham CityCare Partnership, excellent provider of community health services across Nottingham, for being shortlisted for two HSJ Awards 2012 – Provider of the Year and Progessive Research Culture. Read more here.

Around 80 new words have been added to the Collins online dictionary.

Report on the BBC here:

I wonder if the apppointment of Jeremy Hunt will lead to any policy changes at the Department of Health?

Woo hoo, Jo Powell Communications is now officially launched and open for business! I’m still doing the basics like trying to get this website sorted and doing some business planning but enjoying myself thoroughly.

So if you have a communications project you’d like to discuss please give me a shout on 07757 730454. Main offerings include copywriting and editing for magazines, newsletters, websites, leaflets, annual reports -in fact, anything that needs to be written!

I can also link in with a local graphic design company to offer the full creative package.