Category Archives: police

Take good care

In the past 12 months I have probably thought, written and talked more about mental health in PR and communication roles than at any time before. Last year mental health awareness was important but as a distant concept. In 2018 … Continue reading

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In a personal capacity

I was taken today by the phrase used in a statement about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s attendance at an event. The question is as the head of any organisation can you do anything in ‘a personal capacity’ or as leader … Continue reading

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To do their best

For anyone who knows what I do they will appreciate that today has been another challenging and difficult day. Ten months ago I and my team faced the most horrendous day of our lives closely followed by what has been … Continue reading

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The reason why

People go to work for all kinds of reasons and get many different things from the experience. All are equally valid whether it is to put food on the table or to help others it doesn’t matter. These things are … Continue reading

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Clocking on

It was very quiet on the roads today as I think a lot of people were starting their Christmas holidays. For those who were busy working and in the office it was a little frustrating. On the one hand it … Continue reading

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Fantastic but emotional

It is often said that music is the food of love or that it can bring people together. If this year has taught us anything it is that music can help the healing process. Tonight was the annual Force carol … Continue reading

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Welcome the festivities

It has been a difficult year. I have lost track of the amount of times I have said or written that in recent weeks. The first of December is the start of advent with calendars, candles and decorations everywhere. So … Continue reading

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