5 simple tips for a great night’s sleep

You throw me a theme, I’ll write you a blog ideal for search engine optimisation to push you up the Google rankings. Here’s one I’ve done on how to get a good night’s sleep for a motivational speaker who helps major companies.

How AH! PR helped a young fashion designer into the media spotlight

A young fashion designer from Huddersfield disillusioned with the vast amount of pollution caused by the fashion industry made a fascinating feature that was published by The Huddersfield Daily Examiner.

Most businesses can get publicity ... all they need is a decent tale

Pennine Business Partners in Huddersfield spotted a case about a supermarket supervisor who told a teenage colleague “I’m going to tickle you till you pee” ... and WON his employment tribunal case. Pennine Business Partners director Lynn Bradley commented on it which made a strong business story coupled with vital advice for other companies.

Exclusive with one of D-Day's unsung heroes

A friend of my wife mentioned that her dad, Maurice Sutcliffe, was a D-Day veteran and was due to meet Prince William when veterans commemorated the 75th anniversary of the historic landings at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire on June 6. He’d travelled down for the event but shortly before 7am that morning – exactly as the D-Day landings started 75 years ago - the 97-year-old was found on the floor of his hotel room after a fall left him with face and back injuries. Maurice was so shaken up it meant he was unable attend what would have been his first commemoration of D-Day and had to be taken home instead. I strongly felt his story should be told so went to interview him … and what he told me about his crucial role that day was truly amazing. Here it is and the links to the media coverage are at the end.

Here's what national and regional journalists think of AH! PR

I've never quite read a review like the one written by respected Yorkshire journalist Tony Earnshaw before ...

AH! PR's exclusive interview with young cancer victim helps raise profile for several Yorkshire charities

Ryan Holland fought a tough battle against brain cancer and when it was all over sunk into a deep depression. The media is now publishing this feature revealing how he fought his way back helped by several Yorkshire charities.

AH! PR is now helping the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust

Here's our profile on Yorkshire cancer victim Sarah Dransfield who starred on First Dates talking about how she's overcome life's traumas and what she hopes to do next

Andy Hirst's robust riposte to website attacking his home town profiled in The Huddersfield Examiner

Website www.ilivehere.com 'revealed' that Huddersfield was the second worst place to live in the UK ... but Andy from West Yorkshire PR agency AH! PR showed the so-called poll wasn't all it was cracked up to be.

Why you sometimes have to think totally differently to get your message across

Uncanny resemblance between a bizarre invention and mysterious Top Gear icon The Stig revealed by Andy Hirst, founder of PR agency AH! PR based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

HR experts Pennine Business Partners well worth their edgy half page feature in The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Well, using the word k***head was certainly one way to grab the attention with a not exactly subtle headline. It's more than justified in the story as this AH! PR press release features typical HR cases – the kind companies deal with day in and day out – but with some very unexpected results and HR expert Lynn Bradley explains the reasons why.

Flyby Technology now recognised as the experts on drones

After Flyby Technology hit the national news when they were interviewed by the national and international media for their expert opinion on drones we followed it up with this, the 10 Golden Rules To Flying A Drone Safely, which has done well with online drone media.

How AH! PR client Flyby Technology ended up on the news worldwide

Major news organisations eager to speak to drone expert Jon Parker and his team minutes after press release sent out on breaking news story about Gatwick Airport misery

Flyby Technology hits the media heights

A news feature about how York-based Flyby Technology (https://www.flybydronetraining.co.uk) which only has instructors who are ex-military or are civilian aviation instructors has trained the newly-formed Search and Rescue Aerial Association Scotland (SARAA-Scotland) to use the remote-controlled craft to save people who are lost, missing or injured got great coverage in newspapers and online.

Worldwide media coverage for West Yorkshire company

Andy has helped Environmental Defence Systems for more than 10 years and recently successfully applied for a Queen's Award for Enterprise for one of its pioneering products

Drone magazine loved flying 'sandless sandbag' story

International online drone magazine loved this story - http://dronesuavuas.com/anti-explosive-device-drone-undergoes-tests-to-help-tackle-terror-threat-in-uk/

Prestigious award for dyslexic entrepreneur

This press release about Richard Bailey became the business supplement front page in The Huddersfield Daily Examiner, a high school in Huddersfield wants Richard to do a talk and dyslexic charities are eager to use the story

Step by step guide on how to write that perfect press release

Andy's book How To Write The Perfect Press Release … And Get It Published is available on Amazon Kindle and was updated in August 2018.

Thriller partly based on the unbelievable yet true story of life in wartime Berlin

Andy has written a gripping thriller which is the first in a series featuring private investigator Nick Stone who is faced with the mystery of a valuable jewel and how it's putting lives in terrible danger.