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Ripple Managing Director John Howard oversaw media interviews for The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Revd Justin Welby during his visit to Suffolk.
John Howard, owner of Ripple Public Relations whose company represents the Acting Bishop of Suffolk and the Church of England in Suffolk, oversaw television, radio, newspaper and internet journalists’ interviews with the Archbishop in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds. Media coverage secured during Archbishop Justin’s visit included BBC Look East, BBC Radio Suffolk, BBC Online, the East Anglian Daily Times, the Evening Star, the Bury Free Press and weekly newspapers and websites in the county, seen by several hundred thousand people.

Feature secured in glossy county magazine for Ripple business client
Business and personal coach Laura Spicer is to be featured in the Suffolk and Norfolk Magazine during September or October 2014. Laura, who is establishing a practice in Suffolk after moving from London where she ran highly successful consultancy in Harley Street, will gain at least a page coverage in this high quality county magazine read by people across Suffolk and Norfolk.

Residents campaign against a development near their homes gain newspaper and BBC coverage
Norfolk residents campaigning against an £8.5 million development near their homes have secured newspaper and BBC coverage to highlight their concerns. Ripple Public Relations, representing residents campaigning against a new literary centre that they fear would damage the setting of a Georgian listed building and their city centre homes, secured coverage in the Eastern Daily Press, BBC Online Norfolk, BBC Radio Norfolk and local radio stations in Norwich for their protest.

Two page newspaper feature for Suffolk’s Bishop published in the East Anglian Daily Times
Ripple secures a two page spread in the East Anglian Daily Times, Suffolk’s largest daily newspaper, for our client the Rt Revd Dr David Thomson, Acting Bishop for the Church of England in Suffolk. The feature focused on Bishop David’s work in the county and his views on key issues.

Monthly column in a Suffolk newspaper with more than 15,600 readers secured for business coach.
Business and personal coach Laura Spicer (www.laura-spicer.com), who trained with television personality Paul Mckenna, has secured a monthly column in the Stowmarket Mercury thanks to Ripple Public Relations. The column started in July 2014 and will be seen by many thousands of her potential clients, connecting her right into her local market.

Radio, newspaper and magazine coverage for Ripple client
With new priests and deacons starting work in communities across Suffolk – a lovely good news story for our large charity client the Church of England in Suffolk – coverage was secured within the East Anglian Daily Times, the Bury Free Press, other large weekly town newspapers across the county, on BBC Radio Suffolk, local magazines and websites.

Newspaper column secured for health practitioner
Complimentary health practitioner Aiden Higgs (www.therelaxationcoach.co.uk), who runs his hypnotherapy practice from Stowhealth GP practice in Stowmarket, Southwold and Orford, has secured a monthly column in the Stowmarket Mercury newspaper thanks to Ripple PR. The column will be seen by thousands of his potential customers and connects his business right into his local target market.

Television, radio, newspaper and online coverage for Ripple client
Churches in Ipswich are opening their doors from December to March this year as winter night shelters for those sleeping rough in the town. Ripple has secured coverage for this story, which is appearing on Anglia Television, BBC Radio Suffolk, online regional and national websites and within the local print press including the East Anglian Daily Times and Evening Star newspapers. Total viewing and readership for this story is hundreds of thousands of people.

Two page newspaper feature for our client published
Ripple secures a two page feature spread in the East Anglian Daily Times regional newspaper for its client, the Church of England in Suffolk in November. Losing our sight is a nightmare scenario for many of us, but for a Suffolk priest Stephne van der Toorn believes it has made her a better listener.

Story goes national - after huge local coverage
The story of how an Archdeacon is running ten races in a year to raise funds to help Autism Suffolk made half a page in the East Anglian Daily Times in November, was published within weekly newspapers including the Bury Free Press, and interviews were also secured on two BBC Radio shows, with Presenters Rob Dunger and Leslie Dolphin for the Venerable Dr David Jenkins, Archdeacon of Sudbury. The story also appeared nationally within the Church Times.

Commercial cleaning company Target Clean features in the Autumn Institute of Directors (IoD) Magazine
The Target Clean Group, a Framlingham based commercial cleaning company with 27 employees (www.targetclean.co.uk), is featured in the Autumn Suffolk IoD magazine read by thousands of small to medium size businesses in Suffolk, as part of a feature about websites Ripple has designed and constructed for our clients.

Hypnotherapist gains radio interview
Complimentary health practitioner Aiden Higgs (www.therelaxationcoach.co.uk), who runs his hypnotherapy practice from Stowhealth GP practice in Stowmarket, Southwold and Orford, is to appear on BBC Radio Suffolk in the coming weeks.

Client’s story goes national – after extensive regional coverage on radio, in newspapers and online
The story of how a Suffolk priest provides a vital service delivering life-saving blood supplies to hospitals on his motorbike will be covered nationally by the specialist publication The Church Times shortly, following extensive media coverage for this story regionally. Presenters and publications covering the story, written and managed by Ripple, include BBC Radio Suffolk Presenter Lesley Dolphin, BBC Radio Suffolk Presenter Rob Dunger, the East Anglian Daily Times, the Eastern Daily Press, Beccles and Bungay Journal and online sites locally. The full story can be found here: www.eadt.co.uk/news

Ripple secures two page newspaper spread for client - seen by thousands of readers in Suffolk, Norfolk and north Essex
September saw Ripple secure a two page spread in the regional newspaper the East Anglian Daily Times about young priest the Rev Carl Melville, to provide a deeper look at vocation amongst the young. The story was also covered by BBC Radio Suffolk Presenter Rob Dunger.

Cleaning company seen by 72,500 potential customers
Commercial cleaning company the Target Clean Group will be featured on Tuesday August 6 2013 in the East Anglian Daily Times business pages (circulation 72,500).

Half a page's publicity for Ripple client
The story of new Church Readers who are serving Suffolk was featured as a half page in the East Anglian Daily Times, and on BBC Radio Suffolk Presenter Rob Dunger’s weekend show during July.

Ripple client gains coverage in local business media
Commercial cleaning company the Target Clean Group was featured on July 26 in the Diss Express business pages (readership 14,670).

Ripple client's story featured by national specialist press, regional print and broadcast media
The Petertide ordinations of new priests and deacons gained strong media coverage again this year in July, with pictures. Coverage was secured after writing press releases, liaising with journalists and arranging interviews as follows:
  • Coverage within the Church Times (readership 85,000).
  • Church of England Newspaper (readership 17,500).
  • News story within the East Anglian Daily Times (readership 72,500).
  • BBC Radio Suffolk interview arranged for Presenter Rob Dunger’s faith show.

Extensive media coverage secured for our client's story
The Rt Rev David Thomson’s appointment as interim Bishop of Suffolk after the Rt Rev Lord Nigel Stock’s announcement of his departure to a new London role gained strong media coverage in July, after a press release was prepared and issued. The story appeared as a:
  • News story within the East Anglian Daily Times (readership 72,500).
  • News story within the Evening Star (readership 38,250).
  • Coverage within the Church Times (circulation 85,000).
  • Coverage with BBC Radio Suffolk.
  • Coverage on website media.

253,500 readers see Ripple client's story
The Rt Rev Lord Bishop Nigel Stock’s announcement of his new role serving the Archbishop of Canterbury in London gained extensive media coverage during June. Coverage was secured after writing news press releases, liaising with journalists and arranging interview as follows:
  • News story within the East Anglian Daily Times (readership 72,500).
  • News story within the Evening Star (readership 38,250).
  • News story within the Bury Free Press (readership 51,250).
  • News story in the Cambridge News (readership 32,500).
  • BBC Radio Suffolk – Bishop Nigel gave an interview to Presenter Mark Murphey.
  • The Tablet (readership 59,000).

Television, radio newspaper and website coverage for Ripple client
The Archbishop of Canterbury preaching in Suffolk at the Aldeburgh Festival service gained extensive media coverage in June:
  • BBC Radio Suffolk – the Archbishop gave an interview to Presenter Rob Dunger the day ahead of the service.
  • BBC Radio Suffolk broadcast the service live on the day, reaching many thousands of listeners.
  • BBC Look East – interview with the Archbishop (viewers about 614,000) on the day of the service.
  • News story within the East Anglian Daily Times (circulation 29,000).
  • Website coverage.

East Anglian magazine coverage secured for Ripple client
Ripple PR's acupuncture client The Pain Relief Clinic is seen by thousands of readers as the practice features in the glossy Suffolk and Norfolk Magazine, from April 2013.

Television coverage secured for Ripple client
BBC Look East, BBC radio, BBC online, regional and national newspaper coverage secured for Ripple client: Please click here for the full story.

Magazine feature covers two pages for our client – and two counties
Ripple client - the consultancy confidence2love - is seen by 12,000 readers and featured across 2 pages in the Suffolk and Norfolk Magazine, a glossy coffee table read popular in two counties within East Anglia.

Connecting Ripple client with this firm's target market in print - and online
Suffolk dating and relationship consultancy confidence2love is featured in print and online by a large town magazine, connecting the consultancy with its local target market: Please click here for the full story, see page 5.

Regional newspaper and radio coverage celebrates client’s construction project
Ripple client the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocese is featured within the East Anglian Daily Times, by BBC Radio Suffolk, by the Bury Free Press, and online: Full story: Despite tough economic times the Church has invested almost £300,000 building a modern vicarage on an urban estate: Please click here for the full story.

Ripple gains national newspaper coverage for the Church
Ripple client the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocese holds a 1960s fundraiser for charity, a story featured in the national press with the Bishop and his colleagues dressed in fun costumes for a good cause.

Ripple gets TV coverage up and running for 4YP
Top marathon runner Helen Davies becomes an ambassador for 4YP. The interview, arranged by Ripple, was viewed by more than 750,000 viewers across East Anglia.

First TV glimpse of safe haven from red light district
Ripple client John Cobbold, Chief Executive of Talitha Koum, talks with ITV’s Anglia Television News Reporter Laura Burns about his Suffolk charity’s vision to build a £750,000 centre to help women suffering from addictive behaviour. The interview, arranged by Ripple, was viewed by more than 750,000 viewers across Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, within north Essex, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and surrounding communities.

Rocketing faith studies numbers cause a few Ripples…
BBC Radio Suffolk cover the great news that 23,000 young people choose to study religious studies – a big increase on last year’s numbers – in an interview with Jane Sheat, Director of Education for the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocese.

Ripple gets right to the point for Suffolk acupuncturist
Ripple writes up the incredible story of how the life of an injured war veteran was transformed by The Pain Clinic – and watches it go national. The coverage, which included regional print and broadcast media, created more business than the health consultancy had ever seen before.

BBC
The BBC, national and regional press cover The Rt Rev Nigel Stock’s concerns, raised in House of Lords, that African clergy invited to the UK by the Church are being refused entry visas by the Government because they are on low incomes.

Fundraising smashes £50k barrier
Fundraising for 4YP, a charity working with disadvantaged young people across Suffolk, reaches £55,000… and counting.