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Choose Woodbridge appoints Ipswich PR agency Prominent to support tourism campaign

PUBLISHED: 14:29 19 October 2017

The Thoroughfare in Woodbridge.
Picture: Simon Ballard

The Thoroughfare in Woodbridge. Picture: Simon Ballard

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An organisation dedicated to promoting business Woodbridge has appointed a public relations agency to support it in a drive to boost tourism.

James Lightfoot, chairman of Choose Woodbridge.
Picture: Simon Ballard James Lightfoot, chairman of Choose Woodbridge. Picture: Simon Ballard

Choose Woodbridge has selected Ipswich-based Prominent PR whose editorial director, Ellen Widdup, lives in Woodbridge and will manage the account.

James Lightfoot, chairman of Choose Woodbridge, said: “The Prominent team have really impressed us with their enthusiasm and ideas for taking Choose Woodbridge forward.

“With so many members all living and working in a thriving community, we have got so many compelling stories to tell and we’re confident that Prominent is the perfect partner to help us to do this.”

Ellen Widdup added: “We are absolutely delighted to be working with Choose Woodbridge and intend to help them to continue to celebrate the town as an incredible place to live, work and visit.”

Christmas on Market Hill, Woodbridge.
Picture: Janice Poulson/citizenside.com Christmas on Market Hill, Woodbridge. Picture: Janice Poulson/citizenside.com

Choose Woodbridge, originally established in 2003 as Woodbridge Town Centre Management, is currently planning the town’s Christmas lights switch on and a Christmas street fair in The Thoroughfare.

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