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Nature Connected launches

We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new project we’ve been working on for Liverpool City Region, called Nature Connected. We developed an entirely new brand, and have just launch the website to go with it.

Moving up in the world…

We are now snuggly embedded within our new home…Elevator Studios.

After a successful move on Friday we are now up and running in our new office located in Elevator Studios, Liverpool. We are really pleased to be sharing the space with long time collaborators Sparkle, Focus Innovation and FlaminDelux.

All of our telephone and email contact details remain the same but our address is now:

Splinter Design
Elevator Studios
4th Floor
31 Parliament Street
L8 5RN

Very PRoud at the PR Week Awards 2013

On Tuesday 22nd October 2013 I was proud to attend the PR Week Awards together with the Comms team at Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust (LCH). We had been shortlisted for the ‘Best Internal Communications’ award for our Flu Campaign and were competing against British Airways, Avanade UK, Nokia and Philips.

The flu campaign was designed by Splinter, lovingly photographed by our good friend Matt Goodfellow from Dupe Creative and featured members of Staff and Executives from LCH. The theme had a series of 1950’s scenarios, which pokes fun at common reasons why members of staff can’t have the flu jab.

The LCH contingent (James Brown, Michelle Porteus, Rachel Robinson and Anna Beaumont) and myself (Kev McCann) headed to London’s Grosvenor Hotel. We sipped champagne, enjoyed fine dining, listened to live music from JuNK. TV’s Rob Brydon was our very funny host for the evening and he was ably assisted by ‘Voice of the Natonal Lottery’ Alan Dedicoat.

After a long, nervous wait it was our turn. Lipgloss was applied, bow ties were straightened (and that was just James!), teeth chattered and the ‘Highly Commended’ (or ‘loser’ as Rob Brydon eloquently put it) was announced as Nokia. Bottoms were then clenched tightly and the award was awarded to… Splinter Design with Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust!!!


Rachel, Michelle and Anna’s screams of delight could probably woke young Prince George who was trying to get a nights sleep in before his Christening the following day, whilst James and I enjoyed a man hug! Still congratulating ourselves on stage, I grabbed the award from Jane Wilson (CIPR CEO) whilst Rob Brydon stood shaking hands with no-one before we noticed and turned to accept his congratulations.

PR Week Award winners with Rob Brydon and Jane Wilson (CIPR CEO)

Overall an unbelievable night, I personally have never felt as proud as I do now having produced a piece of work that has received a PR Week Award, which are widely accepted by the PR and communications sector to be the equivalent of the film industry’s ‘Oscars’.

Thank you to all at LCH and Matt Goodfellow.

We Are PR Week Award Winners!

A big HURRAH in the Splinter Office today, as our fabulous Flu Campaign (creative by us, photography by Matt at Dupe Creative) with Liverpool Community Health won a PR Week Award last night down in London.  The campaign, for Best Internal Communications, beat off competition from British Airways, Nokia, Philips and Avanade.

Project Manager Kev went down to the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, with his tuxedo, to join James, Anna and Rachel from the LCH Comms Team and LCH Executive Director, Michelle Porteus. We look forward to the full story when he gets back to the office!

Label Soup site launched

One of the projects we’ve been working on recently has been a site for the folks at The Fyzz, where you can create and print your own products – initially phone cases.

Going by the name of Label Soup, we’re hoping the site will go on to do big things, so watch this space for regular updates on the site.

NHS Flu fighter award = Happy Kev

Happy Kev

One of the campaigns Splinter worked on for Liverpool Community Health has just won an NHS Flu Fighter award, for ‘most innovative campaign’.

This is the happiest Kev has ever looked!

Everyone’s a winner baby!

Hot off the press this very afternoon is the fantastic news that Splinter alongside Matt from Dupe Creative have helped our lovely client Liverpool Community Health beat the Flu!

The award is given by the NHS Employers Organisation (NHSFluFighters) in partnership with the Social Partnership Forum who work extensively to increase the rates of flu vaccination amongst NHS staff.

Our fun and lighthearted campaign to encourage NHS staff to get vaccinated against the flu featured some very well known staff members parodying 1950′s information photos alongside humorous captions and helped LCH achieve a 71.6% uptake on the vaccination!

Kev, the mastermind behind the visuals (with a bit of creative input from Me and Rach) and Matt (the intrepid photographer) hot footed it to the awards ceremony in Leeds today to receive the award along with the clever team at LCH!

Well done guys!

What ho! A Lovie award for Famous People!

Lovie award Famous People

Following on from the recent good news about the BIMA’s, we had some more ace news that the Famous People games we did for BBC Primary History have been awarded a bronze Lovie Award in the Education category. We’re in some esteemed company, judging by the winners list, so massive thanks to the Lovie folks for the award.

And on top of that, there’s a People’s Choice vote, so if you have a spare minute to cast a vote our way, that would be legendary!

If you want to play the Famous People games then head on over here.

Achoo! Splinter get a Flu Jab with Liverpool Community Health!

Gary Andrews LCH Flu Campaign

A recent flu campaign created by Rachael Boden, Sarah Parsons and Kevin McCann from Splinter for Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust (LCH) has gained national coverage from ‘The Drum‘ and ‘Click Liverpool‘.

A fun time was had by the Splinter Team creating the concepts and slogans, and by the end of it we came up with a lovely 50′s style campaign which was made even better when LCH staff bravely volunteered to be photographed for the campaign. Matt from Dupe Creative took brilliant photos for us to use and the results speak for themselves.

LCH Flu Campaign

Shortlisted for BIMAs


We’re really chuffed to find out that we’ve been shortlisted for a BIMA award for the BBC Bitesize Max & Molly games we made last year. They must like Pablo as much as we do! Thanks BIMA-folks, massively appreciated!