Nottingham City Council has appointed Julia Gunn as its new
corporate affairs head. She replaces Carl Welham, who departed to head
communications at Reading Council in July. Gunn will lead the press
office team of five and will be responsible for around 60 other staff in
publications, marketing and customer and member services and the
council’s information centre. Gunn reports to chief executive Ted Cantle
and joins the council from marketing consultancy, the Marketing Box.