October 1 2014 Latest news:
Two years after Sir Stuart Rose’s “Depressing place” speech at the Beacon Ipswich conference, it would be churlish to say nothing good has happened in the town.
Is it true there were 46 floats at Felixstowe carnival?
Hello, young man, I notice you can change a tyre... will you marry me?”
Over the last few years’ bookmaker Paddy Power, has made a name for itself using controversial stunts for self-promotion. It started this in 2010 when it erected the largest ever ad hoarding on Cleave Hill which conveniently faced the Cheltenham race course ready for the gold cup. Other stunts followed, from adding a jockey to the 3,000 year old Uffington White Horse to getting Arsenal’s Nicolas Bendtner to wear and display Paddy Power pants at Euro 2012. They even have a dedicated team coming up with these headed by “head of mischief”.