A view from South-West England

By Vic Cann Back at the start of lockdown in March I decided that, rather than spend my time trapped in a house arguing with my housemates all trying to work from home, I would take myself and my cat, over to stay with a friend for the duration. This change was the best decision…

Letter from… Exeter

By Drew Aspinwall, Account Director Taking the decision to move to the South West of England 17 years ago certainly feels like good forward thinking now that we are in lockdown. We never take it for granted that we live in an area where many people usually love to take their holidays. Lockdown here in…

Newgate in Housebuilder magazine: Innovation in Bristol Housing

The article below featured in the September edition of Housebuilder magazine. Drew Aspinwall, account director at Newgate Communications in Bristol, says that the city has a reputation for dong things differently, with its multi-initiative approach to affordable housing proving to be successful. Bristol is squaring up to its affordable housing crisis with a range of…

InPrint: Is Bristol really for sale?

Predicted to be one of the UK’s fastest growing cities over the next three years, Bristol is under pressure to strike a balance between securing funding streams for major infrastructure projects whilst delivering on priorities at a local level. March 2018 saw Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees attend the MIPIM Conference in Cannes and network with…