Flack

Congratulations to Shine United, who have won this year's 'PR Football League'.

The lads racked up 30 points, just enough to see off Trimedia FC. But spare a thought for Fishburn Hedges FC, who were thrashed 9-1 by Trimedia in their last game of the season. And what about Red Consultancy FC, who ended the season with four points? Oh well, we're sure they showed potential ...

Shire Health Group boss Margot James was the subject of an embarrassing snippet in the London Evening Standard's City diary. According to the paper, the health PR supremo and Tory election candidate is charging pals £40 to attend 'Christmas drinks and canapes' at her pad in South Kensington. Er, not quite, counters Margot: 'The party referred to is a fundraiser for my election campaign in Stourbridge. The party is not being held by me at home ... It is being held by one of my supporters at their home.' ...

It was a bad week for 'Kim' from Quite Great PR. She tried to infiltrate a pop music forum to plug a girl band called Bubbel G. But despite the teenage style of the post - with spelling mistakes to suggest authenticity - Kim forgot to hide her email address, leading forum members to find out her true identity. Oops! ...

At the Wessex CIPR awards, Flack was alerted to a fledgling pop star. Carswell Gould PR account executive Laura Downton picked up her award for best media relations. The pint-sized stunner reached boot camp on The X Factor a few years ago ...

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