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PR for Start-Ups

When you are launching a new business money is especially tight and time is precious. On the other hand, you need to gain vital publicity so your company can quickly gain new customers and orders. That’s why you need A Head For PR’s special Start-Up PR Service.

For a bargain £300 fixed fee A Head For PR will provide a special business launch press release package.

This low-cost service includes everything needed to publicise a new business launch in local media, plus trade and consumer press.

Press Releases for PR for Start-Ups

Angel Cake Company Celebrates Taste of the West Champion Award for Lemon Drizzle Cake

Dorchester-based owners of the family run Angel Cake Company Nicci Campbell and Emma Hamriding are celebrating after their lemon drizzle cake was crowned Champion in the Sweet Bakery class at Thursday’s (14 September) prestigious Taste of the West Product Awards lunch. The cake was up against Gold TOTW winners across all six counties which make up the Taste of the West area

Release Date: 21st September 2017

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Unique opportunity to see Yeovil World Champion and twice British Champion fight in home town

Westland’s Entertainment Arena is providing an exciting venue for what promises to be a thrilling evening on Saturday, 16 September when for the first time West Country kick boxing fans will have the opportunity to see Yeovil’s Martial Arts World Champion, Adam Ridout, fight on his home turf at a premier venue.

Release Date: 22nd August 2017

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Weymouth restaurant gets bold new look and exciting new weekend lunchtime menu as next generation takes on family restaurant

Housed in one of the oldest buildings in town, popular Weymouth restaurant Mallams which still boasts its original Tudor beams and stone rubble walls, is serving up a bright new look with new food offerings and a brand new management team. www.mallamsrestaurant.co.uk . Located in a prime position, right on Weymouth’s historic harbour side, Mallams is now being run by Lauren, daughter of the restaurant owners Steve and Janice Gosson, together with her partner, expert mixologist Christian Lohez.

Release Date: 24th April 2017

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Dorchester Café and Brasserie acquires a Taste for Winning as it wins another Award

Taste Brasserie in Dorchester is quickly becoming used to the sweet taste of success as it was recently awarded Silver in the prestigious 2016/17 South West Tourism Awards at a glittering ceremony which took place at Bristol’s Ashton Gate and saw over 470 people gathered from tourism businesses across the South West.

Release Date: 9th February 2017

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The County Stores, Taunton, announces it's “business as usual” but in the long term iconic store will be looking for new tenants

Independent retailer The County Stores, Taunton, has announced its intention to continue trading for the foreseeable future.

Release Date: 10th January 2017

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Coach of two new World Champions, Yeovil Martial Arts Sports Coach is Runner Up in Believe in Somerset Awards

Sensei Kire Antoski, owner and chief instructor at Panthers Martial Arts, is celebrating his success in the recent Believe in Somerset Awards where he narrowly missed being named “Sports Coach of the Year”, losing out to the coach of a ladies football team. However Kire was still pleased at the recognition of his huge achievement in coaching two new World Martial Arts Champions to victory as well as success in coaching five other national title winners in 2016 alone.

Release Date: 19th December 2016

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Sherborne’s local business network celebrates victory of charity jail breakers!

Sherborne’s popular local business network, the Early Bird Business Exchange (EBBX) celebrated with two “jail breakers” at its fortnightly meeting last Wednesday. Partners in crime were Darryn Knowles and Julie Grant from Yeovil IT and Cyber Security firm Blueloop who staged a highly successful charity Jail Break netting them a tidy £1667.50 for BBC ‘Children In Need’.

Release Date: 28th November 2016

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Panthers Martial Arts Academy gives Yeovil a reason to celebrate two new World Champions

Last weekend saw Yeovil become home to two new world champions thanks to the success enjoyed by young Yeovil based Melissa Rogers, aged 8 and a half and Yeovil’s Adam Ridout, aged 23. The occasion was the World Martial Arts Championships in Manchester at Wright Robinson College. Both champions are pupils at Yeovil based Panthers Martial Arts Academy.

Release Date: 20th October 2016

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Somerset bra fitting service helps double mastectomy survivor feel like a woman again

A 43 year old woman who had a double mastectomy as a result of finding she had the BRCA1 gene has been helped by a Somerset based specialist bra fitting service, Orchid Lingerie, which has made her “feel like a woman” again.

Release Date: 10th October 2016

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The County Stores, Taunton, announces proposed closure of Taunton store

Independent retailer The County Stores, Taunton, once known as the “Harrods of the West Country”, has today announced a proposal to close its Taunton store in January 2017.

Release Date: 19th September 2016

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New Dorset based Introductions Agency woos singles with late summer offer and a refreshingly traditional approach!

A Dorset couple is bucking the trend for online dating with a new local introductions service that not only provides a friendly and secure service for singles looking for their perfect match, but also does it at a reasonable cost with a special late summer discount of 50% for those wanting to find a partner.

Release Date: 17th August 2016

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Yeovil eight year old secures British Junior Kick Boxing Title

Sunday 5 June was a day to remember for young Yeovil based Melissa Rogers, aged 8, who secured the British Junior Kick Boxing title and qualified to represent Great Britain in the World Championships to be held in October.

Release Date: 8th June 2016

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Coeliac Awareness Week sees Gluten Free Centre announcing new community recommendation scheme for restaurants and cafés

To mark the start of Coeliac Awareness Week, the award winning Gluten Free Centre has introduced a scheme that rewards restaurants, cafés and hotels, shops and take-aways with a special window sticker to demonstrate positive reviews from the “Gluten Free” community.

Release Date: 4th May 2016

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Yeovil has a new British Champion – Adam Ridout wins K1 WAKO Title

Saturday 20 February saw Yeovil man Adam Ridout, aged 23, become the new K1 WAKO (World Association of Kickboxing Organisations) British Champion as eight years of training at Yeovil-based Panthers Martial Arts Academy culminated in Adam walking away with the title at the Great Britain national championships in Solihull.

Release Date: 23rd February 2016

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Money to burn?

Interior furnishings designer Sissibox launches credit crunch inspired range.

Release Date: 24th November 2015

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Dorset-based Sports-Injury practitioner mentors athlete training in Canada as he prepares to fight for a place in Ironman

Distance is not an issue for former naval officer Richard Elkington who, while working temporarily in Ottawa, Canada, is training for the Ironman World Championships and being mentored by experienced Dorset-based Sports-Injury consultant Suzanne Norton from Back2Back Complementary Healthcare.

Release Date: 3rd September 2014

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Sandworld wins Bronze in Dorset Tourism Awards 2013

Weymouth visitor attraction “Sandworld” was delighted to win a Bronze Award from the Dorset Tourism Awards in the fiercely contested Best Visitor Attraction category. The Sandworld team collected the Award at the prestigious ceremony held last night (24 Oct) at Bovington Tank Museum, and attended by many prominent tourism businesses from Dorset. Sandworld opened in 2011, and is run by Weymouth “Sandman” Mark Anderson and fellow Yeovil based sand sculptor David Hicks. The unique attraction beat off stiff competition from other major contenders to win the Bronze Award.

Release Date: 25th October 2013

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Aspire Training Team given the job of helping Budmouth College students receive weekly apprenticeship advice

Weymouth based Budmouth College has given the job of helping students find out more about apprenticeships to the Aspire Training Team. This is a new service offered by the College to help students who are following advice from the Government and seeking apprenticeships that will enable them to “earn while they learn” and achieve practical skills through “on the job” training. Budmouth College is one of the very first colleges in the UK to offer this service and the College Careers team which works alongside the Centre of Excellence for Industrial Liaison (CEIL) will work closely with Aspire.

Release Date: 2nd October 2013

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Another boost for Sedgemoor enterprise and self-employment with Somerset Business Agency offering 1-1 support

Individuals in Sedgemoor and the surrounding area who are looking to set up a business or become self-employed will now be able to benefit from 1-1 support thanks to Somerset Business Agency which is part of the latest Enterprise and Self Employment Project funded by EDF Energy and supported by Sedgemoor District Council.

Release Date: 3rd June 2013

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Wiltshire based online company boxes clever with its “party in a box”

A new product aimed at busy parents faced with organising a children’s party is now available from Wiltshire based online business The Boxed Party Company.

Release Date: 25th April 2013

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Somerset Business Agency provides a big boost for Sedgemoor enterprise and self-employment

Somerset Business Agency (SBA) has secured funding from EDF Energy for an innovative Self Employment and Enterprise project run in conjunction with Sedgemoor District Council.

Release Date: 18th April 2013

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Christmas shopping needn’t be a pain thanks to a free screening service at Yeovil’s Resolution Treatment Centre

To celebrate the addition of a new daily chiropractic service at the Yeovil based Resolution Treatment Centre, Yeovil Chiropractic @ Resolution is offering a free screening service throughout December.

Release Date: 3rd December 2012

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Bruton School for Girls wins prestigious Cultural Champion Award

Bruton School for Girls was named a Cultural Champion on Friday (30 November) by Arts & Business – the Government-funded organisation set up to foster partnerships between the UK’s cultural and private sectors. The award recognises the School’s outstanding contribution to the arts and its involvement in the 2012 Somerset Art Weeks.

Release Date: 3rd December 2012

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Electric bikes from Easy Bike Days make cycling fun, healthy and easy!

A new business has been launched in the South West offering all the fun and health benefits of cycling - without the effort.

Release Date: 10th August 2012

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Why Tracy is vocal about buying local

For video producer Tracy Thomas the heavenly, homemade Raspberry and Chocolate jam did it.

Release Date: 23rd July 2012

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New service rooting for businesses that support local

Muddy Carrot, the newly launched website that champions locally sourced items throughout the UK, is helping businesses market their own quality products with a one-off special offer.

Release Date: 11th July 2012

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Snap up bargain photo session at new Somerset studio

A new Somerset photographic studio is celebrating its launch by offering more than 80% off photoshoot prices

Release Date: 17th February 2012

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918 Coffee Company

A World of Furniture

André Durand

Ashburton Cookery School

Atelier Cabinet Makers

Bournemouth Jazz Festival


Bransons Motorcycles

Camper and Nicholsons Marinas

Coast and Country Cottages

Corrymoor Socks

Countrymen UK

Cuddles Day Nursery

Dartington International Summer School

Dartmoor Tourism Partnership

Destination South West

Devon Food and Drink

Dorset Food and Drink


First Women

Free From Media Nourish Awards

Future Roots

Gitcombe House Holiday Cottages

Greenwood Grange


Heart of Devon

Henry Hunt

Home Scents

Ice Cool Box

Ice Maiden Cakes

Inspired 4 Life Coaching

Ivan Rendall & Co

Jo Bird

Jurassic Kites


La Vie Spa

M & J Bowers Ltd

Mellulah Yoga

Millbrook Cottages

Milton Abbey


Mobile Cocktail Bar Company

Mostly Media

Muffin Heaven

Mum's not the word

MWAH Bournemouth

New Farm Restaurant

North Devon +

Ocean Hotel & Spa

Party Packs



Remous Print


SCCI Energy

SCCI Group


Sherborne Literary Festival

Sidona Group

Somerset Leisure

South Somerset District Council

South West Coast Path

Southern First Aid Training

Stag's Head Inn


Symondsbury Kitchen

Taunton Means Business

The Bedford Hotel

The Conduit

The Cultural Experience

The Horn of Plenty

The Queens Arms

Toad Hall Cottages

Two Bridges Hotel

Unsuited and Unbooted

Visit Devon

Visit Exmoor

Visit South Devon

Warminster Town Council

West Country Windows

Westcountry Galleries

Whitefox Chartered Surveyors

Wildlife Photography

Winning Smiles

Yeovil Opportunity Group

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