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All aboard! The importance of accurate and appropriate communications

As many businesses and charities are now sophisticated communicators, we tend to notice when communications fall below par. We’ve seen some recent examples of charities not seeming to react to public criticism, or at least taking too long to do

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Harrogate Homeless Project

Harrogate Homeless Project is the only charity working across Harrogate to support people unfortunate enough to find themselves without somewhere to stay. Their mission is to create and maintain services to ensure that no adult in the Harrogate District is

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Seven immediate thoughts from Amplify, on lessons that the Scottish referendum campaign can teach us…

Social change is difficult In the end the Yes campaign didn’t have quite enough to push this big change over the line, and they were able to cultivate arguably the biggest democratic discussion that the UK has ever had. Change

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The youth of today… a voice to be heard

There has been a similarity in our recent and new clients – the heart of their work is young people, and it really is all about young people. They empower them, develop their skills and give them the opportunity to

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Opinion: do email campaigns always carry weight?

There are many reasons why mass communication campaigns currently carry favour with charities. Involving your supporters to take your key messages to a wider audience can only be a good thing – right?  One of Amplify’s key services is campaigning

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Amplify It

Amplify Communications is delighted to announce that the winner of our Amplify It competition is The Children’s Society. We look forward to working with The Children’s Society on their very exciting pilot project. We would also like to thank all

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Mentoring key to combating underachievement at school in disadvantaged communities

Embargoed release 18 February 2014 A mentoring programme has dramatically improved attainment of pupils at Key Stages 2 and 4 in deprived areas of Manchester and London. The charity ReachOut has today revealed that in 2012/13, 84 per cent of

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Do you need to Amplify It?

Amplify Communications is looking for one worthy cause to partner with, as part of our Amplify It initiative. We are offering up to 10 days of free campaigning, public affairs or policy support to not-for-profit organisations. This will be allocated

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Amplify gets involved with North Yorkshire Scouts to help recruit more adult volunteers

October 2013   Scout groups across North Yorkshire raised awareness of their activities and did their bit for local communities as part of C3 Challenge Week. The week ran from 30 September to 6 October, and gave Scouts the opportunity

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Pete Scott talks about Amplify’s exciting new video project

I remember when I first started school, one of the activities I enjoyed the most was telling stories. Even from being very young, you are taught to write stories with a beginning, a middle and an end. And now in

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