Monday, 16 November 2009

Mirfield gets positive about sport

Mirfield are working closely with award winning national mental health sports scheme PMA.

We are working to help the trust develop more connections in the North and provide web functions that bring the leagues together in one place online. Coupled with photography, printed brochures, banners and a new web design for the whole of the PMA online function.

Director of Mirfield Andrew Moore comments"

We really want to support this good cause Trust, as it bring new options to people with mental illness that would not normally get opportunities like these. Using sport as the main team building process has transformed the lives of so many people and deserves more support from local football clubs and NHS trusts". "Jeanette's passion for the Foundation is infectious and we are thoroughly looking forward to helping her grow the Trust over during 2010"

The Positive Mental Attitude Sports Foundation Trust (PMA) is a Community Interest Company (CIC). It is a nationwide Award winning community sports initiative, which uses sport as a therapeutic tool to aid the recovery and social inclusion of people living with enduring mental health issues. The PMA works in partnership with health and social care, Local councils, and other community services.

Founder of the PMA Janette Hynes (MBE)

The PMA sports initiative was developed in 2003 by Janette Hynes (MBE) an Occupational Therapist who specialises in the area of mental health. Janette is an ex professional footballer, a personal fitness trainer and has attained the level 3-football coaching badge.

Janette has won numerous awards based on her achievements following the introduction of the PMA initiative.

· Award MBE for ‘Contribution to Disability Sport’. 2008/09

· Mayor’s award for ‘Services to Sport in Hackney’ 2008/09

· London pro-active Inclusive & Active Ambassador 2008/09

· Medical Futures ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award 2007/08

2010 will be a great year for PMA as it continues to reach out to new areas in the north and adds new teams to its expanding league programme.

Monday, 9 November 2009

Surfanic Stores launch three new shops

We are pleased to have been involved in the major launch of the three dedicated stores for the fast rising ski and board brand Surfanic.

Having completed all the point of sale and shop signage for the stores including Milton Keynes, Manchester and Castleford, which included internal branding a number of graphic panels, cut out lettering, window clings, as well as customer offer flyers.
Working with shop owner Chris Batley the project was completed in four weeks and all the stores are now open for business showing the new cool branding.

Phase two of the work includes an online shop with all the Surfanic products being available online at as well as a number of in-store loyalty schemes and on-line launch offers. Mirfield are currently building the site for launch early in December. Follow this blog for exclusive on-line offers.

The new shops are located at the indoor ski centres but Chris Batley owner of the Surfanic Stores group plans to expand onto the high street in the near future, Chris is already well versed in high street retailing having had a number of performance outerwear outlets for a number of years now. Chris comments "The new Surfanic brand is a fast growing product and it has all the bells and whistles with waterproof qualities of 10,000 hydrostatic head and some new high tech additions like inbuilt ipod systems and a host of other special features, This coupled with the fantastic fabric designs and colours makes the Surfanic product a real winner".

To look at the new Surfanic clothing products go to

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Today is the first day of blogging, has it been a good one? well yes it has, with the new customers contacted us today coupled with the new products from it's been an allround good one. Will let you know what's new friday when we get chance to absorb all the info. Our new website launches Friday also so look out for that.

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