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Glasgow"s miles better

Glasgow"s miles better

"they said it" about Glasgow

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Published by (Struthers Advertising & Marketing) in (Glasgow) .
Written in English

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    Spine title.

    Statement(compiled by) John Struthers.
    ContributionsStruthers, John, 1932-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA890.G5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19314750M
    ISBN 100951185101
    OCLC/WorldCa15018110


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It was simple. It was eye catching. It is 25 years since Glasgow officially became "miles better", with the launch of the now famous advertising campaign. Although it was a low-key launch in June,the campaign featuring the children's book character Mr Happy achieved world-wide recognition and gave an impetus to a declining city which is still being felt today.

Glasgow's Miles Better: They Said it About Glasgow [John Struthers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Glasgow’s Miles Better. The New York campaign had a profound influence on another city whose image required a makeover. InGlasgow was making efforts to recover from industrial decline, and to regenerate its city centre as a retail and cultural hub.

The city’s Lord Provost, Michael Kelly, wanted to promote Glasgow’s progress, and to. 11 Apr - Explore quenchycup's board "Glasgow's Miles Better:)" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Glasgow, Glasgow scotland and Scotland pins. Glasgow's miles better again and a quarter of a century since the slogan "Glasgow's miles better" was blazoned on buses.

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Glasgow desperately needs significant interventions to. Glasgow's Miles Better Badges from Launched in JuneThe Glasgow's Miles Better Campaign was one of the best promotions ever mounted by a British city.

Glasgow’s Miles Better When I was a kid growing up in the 80s in the suburbs of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, there was a well known advertising campaign to promote the city as a tourist and commerce destination.

Featuring Mr Happy (from the Mr Men) and the slogan ‘Glasgow’s Miles Better’ it epitomises the feeling of many residents when it comes to comparing themselves to that. Glasgow's Miles Better March 3 at PM The Ferret - highly reliable investigative journalist team - have discovered that the new super nuclear submarines which the uk government is in the process of building at this moment to replace their existing nuclear submarines, will increase the radiation levels being dumped in Loch Gare by Faslane.

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Harry Diamond, who was Glasgow's public relations chief at the time, described in his book, Can You get My Name in the Papers, how the Miles Better campaign was born in John and his year. "Glasgow's Miles Better" – a tagline that has entered the language – was the slogan of a campaign devised with the specific purpose of changing the city's reputation as a dark, dangerous and dismal conglomeration of slum housing, religious bigotry and urban decay.

However unjustified, that was how the city was perceived until the s. Two words: brie pakora. The ornate, Victorian Horseshoe Bar on Drury Street is officially the longest bar in Britain; it's an impressive feet and three inches long. It has better music in the way Manchester always had a better scene than London." Glasgow is the city that changed everything for Gallagher.

The circumstances of his first record deal remain. Back in Glasgow had a wonderful slogan with a smiley face. It was developed by Scottish advertising agency, Struthers Advertising, and featured the phrase "Glasgow's Miles Better" wrapped around the cartoon figure of Mr.

is regarded as one of the earliest and most successful attempts to rebrand a city in the world and received a number of domestic and international awards. as the city branding campaign from the s claimed.

At the weekend I was up in Glasgow visiting friends and family. I forgot how much I miss the city; Glasgow gave me the best years of my life and it was great to be back.

With the help of a new slogan – Glasgow’s Miles Better badged with the Mr Happy character from the Mr Men – the city was rebranded. But the Author: Karin Goodwin. Scotland stickers featuring millions of original designs created by independent artists.

Decorate your laptops, water bottles, notebooks and windows. White or transparent. 4 sizes available. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Miles Better on Discogs. Label: Clyde Records (2) - CLY • Format: Vinyl 12 Glasgow - Miles Better (, Vinyl) | Discogs4/5(4).

High quality Better inspired T-Shirts by independent artists and designers from around the orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Glasgow declared itself "the new black" as it launched a £m campaign to give itself a more cosmopolitan image.

Under the slogan Glasgow: Scotland with style, it aims to create 1, jobs and attract £42m of investment in the economy over two years. The award-winning ‘Glasgow’s Miles Better’ campaign of onwards helped push perceptions of Glasgow as a tourist destination.

Over the s and 90s investment was directed towards new shopping areas Prices Square, St Enoch Centre and Buchanan Galleries. This helped change negative stereotypes of the modern city. A guide to all my favourite places in Glasgow c Personal guide to Glasgow with original writing Digital PDF for printing on any printer Free download, delivered instantly Glasgow has always had a hold on me and it was a bit of a dream come true when.

This illustration of a London bus with an advertisement for the "Glasgow's Miles Better" campaign appeared in the June issue of Glasgow City Council's newspaper The four political leaders shown, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Neil Kinnock, David Owen and David Steel, all agreed to be featured in the advertisements.

Ronnie wrote:Anybody remember "Glasgow's Alive", which followed on from Miles Better. It won a 45, pound competition, would you believe. It won a 45, pound competition, would you believe. Or do you remember the cartoon in Electric Soup comic of "Glasgow's a Dive".

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So it may have come as a surprise to some when the westwards city was recently named. S3M - 25 Years On and Glasgow's Still Miles Better: Pauline McNeill: That the Parliament commemorates the 25th anniversary of the launch in of the Glasgow's Miles Better campaign which combined a Mr Men cartoon character and a piece of grammar known as a null comparative to transform the image of Scotland's biggest and friendliest city.

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