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Crisis? What crisis?

The team were lucky enough this week to pick up the Public Sector Communication Award for communicating in a crisis. I am incredibly proud of the team and the work they have done during the past four months. But the … Continue reading

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Stepping off the treadmill

Have you ever felt you are treading the same path at work and that you are doing the same things day after day? I know people who are quite comfortable with specialising in a particular aspect or area of work. … Continue reading

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Shocking, dramatic – and it was only Monday morning

I never knew one of my Auntie’s. My mum’s eldest sister was killed by a drunk driver more than 50 years ago. She was only 21 and I never had the opportunity to get to know her. As a child … Continue reading

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Twenty four hours: incidents, challenges and a dose of commitment

It is four years since the first #GMP24 took place. Back in 2010 it was the method of providing details of every call received by Greater Manchester Police that took the spotlight. It was among the first times that Twitter … Continue reading

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Together and a million miles apart

It is not every Tuesday where you can speak to colleagues from America, Australia, the Netherlands, Canada, Belgium and many other places. But this week I was lucky enough to be able to take part in the international social media … Continue reading

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Looking through a new lens

For more years than I care to remember I have written statements about crime and have always thought I understood the views of victims of crime. That was until I became a victim myself a few days ago. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Twitterchats – are they worthwhile?

Trying to communicate the finer details of new legislation about dangerous dogs was always going to be a challenge. It was a challenge that the team faced today and they approached it in a number of ways. As well as … Continue reading

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