NEWS: Lowe Bell Post Office campaign wins top award

Lowe Bell Political’s hardhitting campaign to stop Post Office privatisation on behalf of the Union of Communication Workers scooped the Campaign of the Year award at the PR Week Awards this week.

Lowe Bell Political’s hardhitting campaign to stop Post Office

privatisation on behalf of the Union of Communication Workers scooped

the Campaign of the Year award at the PR Week Awards this week.



It also won the Best Public Affairs campaign category.



Financial services specialist Lansons Communications was named as

Consultancy of the Year, and picked up the Best Business Campaign Award

for the second year running with its TaxAction campaign on behalf of IFA

Promotion.



PRCA chairman Quentin Bell picked up the trophy for PR Professional of

the Year for his efforts in raising the profile of PR with business

leaders and opinion formers. And Granada/LWT’s PR team was named In-

House Department of the Year.



Over 1,100 guests packed out the dinner on Tuesday evening. Former

cabinet minister David Mellor was the guest speaker, and the

presentation was compered by Jill Dando.



* The Body Shop, whose campaign on behalf of imprisoned Nigerian author

Ken Saro-Wiwa received commendations in two awards categories, learned

on the day of the awards that Saro-Wiwa had been sentenced to death. The

campaign is continuing in a bid to overturn the sentence.



Awards supplement inside



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