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Features, case studies, editing, media

The Wilson – writing an evaluation report

“Anita created a bespoke evaluation framework which included new tools and templates that we used for the first time, as well as a final evaluation report that included benchmark analysis and case studies. Anita works with a great deal of care and attention to detail. We really valued and benefited from her high level of…

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IRC – copywriting and editing its annual report

“The sector we work in is one with an acronym. And there starts the problem. It’s the WASH sector – the water, sanitation and hygiene sector. It is cluttered with jargon. We who are in it are barely aware of the impenetrability of our discussions for outsiders. The jargon is not a problem at the…

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WEA Cymru – copywriting and editing a strategic plan

“The team at Writing Services responded extremely positively and professionally to our request to develop a plain English and Cymraeg Clir version of our draft Strategic Plan, with very little notice and an extremely tight deadline. They totally understood the brief and produced versions that could be used to widen access and increase the participation…

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Youth Music – case studies about the power of music

“Anita conducted sensitive telephone interviews with vulnerable young people and their families, and crafted their words into the powerful emotive stories we needed for fundraising purposes. Anita is professional, efficient and innovative: when a story she’d already worked on had to be withdrawn due to a change in participant’s circumstances, she managed to produce a…

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1Hub Media – feature articles about the benefits of music

“When we commission a piece, we know that the work is in safe hands, and we regard Writing Services more as a business partner than a supplier. Like any publication, regardless of format, the range, quality and consistency of content are of paramount importance. We selected Writing Services because when they wrote for our previous…

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Music Teacher / Cardiff Music Service – feature article

With massive deficits in most local authorities in Wales, music services (the local authority-funded departments or organisations that provide tutors for music lessons to schools, out of school music groups and centres, and other music opportunities for young people) have either closed, or had to lay off staff and vastly reduce their services. Music Development…

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Music Education UK – articles for magazine and website

Music Education UK magazine and website approached Anita to write two articles on headteachers’ role in promoting/developing music in their school, and the wider impact this has on the school and pupils. This was in 2011, a time when music in schools was facing threats from the English Ebacc and the possible removal of music from…

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Environment Agency Wales – staff newsletter

Writing Services won the tender to edit the staff newsletter for Environment Agency Wales in order to appeal to staff and to communicate corporate messages.     “We’re delighted with the way Grassroots has developed since Anita has been working with us. It has an important role in our internal communications strategy, and the editing…

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Community Sector Coalition & Voluntary Arts – leadership case studies

Writing Services was asked to write leadership case studies, edit training materials, and write marketing materials to promote a training programme. Community Sector Coalition and Voluntary Arts wanted some case studies for the leadership training programme they were developing for voluntary arts groups. They wanted to explain how leadership might help these groups, and encourage…

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