Media Relations across Scotland - Children's Commissioner
SCCYP: A Right Big Blether Background
Pagoda PR has worked with Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People (SCCYP) since 2008, acting as the Commissioner’s press office and providing proactive and reactive support 24/7. In 2010, Pagoda PR was tasked with... read more
Media relations to drive business objectives: Heriot-Watt University
Heriot-Watt University’s annual Converge Challenge Background
Heriot-Watt University’s annual Converge Challenge competition takes budding academic entrepreneurs from through a 6-month programme with a final winner receiving £50,000. Now in its third year, the number of applicants for the Challenge is growing... read more
Community Consultation: McCarthy & Stone
McCarthy & Stone is regarded as the UK market leader of private retirement developments for older people.
Our brief was to design and implement a community consultation programme to support one of its first applications for an Extra Care... read more
Community Consultation and engagement: Waitrose
Securing a new Waitrose store for Helensburgh Background
Helensburgh is one of the last towns in Scotland without a supermarket. Our brief was to design and implement a programme of community engagement and consultation to win approval for a new Waitrose food store, on an edge of town site.
What we did... read more
Community Consultation: The Allander Leisure Centre
CALA Homes (West) Ltd and Stewart Milne Group Ltd Pagoda was contracted to provide a community consultation on the future location of the Allander leisure centre to assist the consortium in the development of their masterplan for the Kilmardinny Westpark site .
An initial application for... read more
Media Relations: e-Gen Partners Ltd
£50 million investment in e-Gen Partners Ltd For this one-week campaign, Pagoda was tasked with:
• Publicising a £50 million investment by Rockfield Energy in small-scale wind developers, e-Gen
• Raising e-Gen’s profile among prospective partners (landowners, farmers, etc) to... read more
Event management and media relations: Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi to invest up to £100m: Snow, sake and the Scottish Samurai With just six working days’ notice, Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe (MPSE) charged Pagoda with supporting them on a major acquisition and investment announcement.
What we did:
Developed a persuasive pitch to secure the participation of the First Minister... read more
Event Management at Scottish Parliament
Cross Party Group Garden Lobby Event, Scottish Parliament Based on our experience of running events at Holyrood, a Cross Party Group asked us to manage an event to support the initiatives for management of a specific long-term condition.
What we Did
We worked with the secretariat of the CPG and the sponsoring MSP... read more
Medical Advisory Board
A leading medicines company approached us to set up an advisory panel to allow them to present information and seek advice from the top clinicians and academics in a particular area of healthcare where they have a licensed product. Among their needs, they... read more
Digital PR: RCAHMS
RCAHMS: Launch of Canmore 'Live' RCAHMS (the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland) is the national archive of images and other materials pertaining to Scotland’s built history. In August 2009 it launched a web facility for members of the public to upload their own... read more
Communication audits and reviews: Renfrewshire Council
Renfrewshire Council Brief
Pagoda PR was commissioned to audit and review all communications activities and the resources allocated to these, across all services of Renfrewshire Council. The brief identified a number of objectives for the project including:
• Reducing outsourcing of... read more
Issues Management: The Crown Estate
The Crown Estate Brief
We manage communications for The Crown Estate, which is designed to improve understanding of its role amongst a wide range of stakeholders. The Crown Estate is frequently the subject of public debate in Scotland.
Against this background, we have... read more
We have worked with Waitrose since October 2006 to provide PR, PA and local community relations support in Scotland , working as an extension of the in-house press and PA teams.
• To proactively position Waitrose on topical issues and debates... read more
The Electoral Commission
We managed all PR and media relations for the Electoral Commission in Scotland, including major programmes to increase public awareness of elections and electoral registration. We first won the contract in 2005 and again in 2007 when it was retendered.... read more
Integrated Campaign: London 2012
London 2012 Winner CIPR Silver Award for Best Public Affairs Campaign in 2005
To build public support in Scotland, Northern Ireland, and NE of England for London's bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games. We coordinated a broad programme of media relations and public... read more
Not for profit/community: Edinburgh Mela
Edinburgh Mela Background
Pagoda PR has worked with the Edinburgh Mela since 2004, managing media relations for Scotland's largest multi-cultural festival.
The objective in 2010 was to raise awareness of the Mela’s new permanent home at Leith Links and position the festival as... read more