Scottish PR photography, Singer, Isla McDonald funding from Banks Renewables windfarm.

Local media blown away by wind farm community funding efforts

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Local media blown away by wind farm community funding efforts

Banks Group Media Coverage

Banks’ community commitment gets to the heart of local communities thanks to Renewables PR experts

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OUR Renewables PR team helped spread the news of multiple community funding awards generated through Banks Renewables Kype Muir wind farm.

Through interviewing six separate funding recipients, we drafted press releases and issued the stories to key targeted press.

Across all six stories we achieved:

  • 10 items of influential coverage 
  • 897,898 opportunities to see across print online and social media
  • Notable mentions in local, regional and national publications
  • Impressive coverage in Glasgow Times
  • Featured in key local press including Lanarkshire Live, Lanark and Carluke Gazette and Hamilton Advertiser

Our team at Holyrood PR delivered the news to key targeted outlets in the South Lanarkshire area.

Through establishing good working relationships with the community press, including journalists from Lanarkshire Live we were able to secure at least one item of key coverage for all six stories – helping Banks to reach the communities directly impacted by the funding, demonstrating its commitment to improving the areas local to Kype Muir wind farm.

In addition, our PR experts branched out to regional press which secured coverage in notable titles such as Glasgow Times.

You can read the original press releases here:

The Acting Bairns of Stonehouse (TABS) – After 20 years of operating solely on voluntary help, charity musical theatre group TABS purchased much needed staging equipment.

Sandford in Bloom – A volunteer gardening group was able to install a large flower planter with inscription saying “Welcome to Stanford” and replaced a damaged bench at a local beauty spot.

Isla McDonald – Thanks to the funding, the 19-year-old musician is now able to pursue her dreams of a music career whilst undergoing her higher degree.

The Strathaven John Hastie Museum Trust – The grant enabled the registered charity to continue to deliver community projects after their indoor summer exhibition had been cancelled.

The Hope Café – The community group was able to continue to provide mental health support to the locals of South Lanarkshire with additional 20 online sessions despite the physical cafe being closed due to lockdown restrictions.

The Hope Hub – The donation allowed the multi-use community hub in Kirkmuirhill to deliver a sensory garden as a new community outdoor space.

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