Checking the entries on databases is a pretty tedious task at the
best of times, as PRCA assistant director Frances Preedy found recently
when updating the client lists of member agencies.
In her boredom she scanned the lists of company names hoping for some
Luckily for Frances’ sanity she found a corker, courtesy of Hampshire PR
agency Polymedia which now has the unbelievably named client, Sandy
Balls Holiday Centre. But the Carry On humour doesn’t stop there,
because the Sandy Balls organisation now owns the local pub, the
Polymedia director Peter Doble, who has obviously heard all the jokes
before, explained patiently to me that the Sandy Balls name comes from
the mounds of earth formed from the banks of the nearby River Avon. That
little explanation must be his principal media relations task.