Drummond Central Prolific North and North East Marketing Awards Shortlist
05/11/2021

A FULL-ON AWARDS FRENZY

We’re not ones for blowing our own trumpet, but we’re going to give this one a little toot. We’ve been shortlisted for 19 (yes that’s 19) gongs across the North East Marketing Awards and the Prolific North Marketing...
05/07/2021

GREGGS NOT REGS

As the sixth season of Line of Duty drew to a close with a gripping...
09/12/2020

Thank you North East

Seven councils in the North East – County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, Northumberland, Sunderland, North Tyneside, South...
28/11/2020

Love Local

2020 has been quite the year for everyone, but local shops and restaurants have been hit...
05/10/2020

New (Zoom) Faces

We’re happy to have welcomed four insanely talented new additions to the DC team. ...
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08/03/2019

Ads Empowering Women

Around International Women’s Day, we see a real increase of ‘girl power’ hitting our...
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05/03/2019

Pocket-Sized Therapy

Extensive use of screen time often gets a bad rap. It supposedly stunts the development...
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11/02/2019

VIVE LA RUSTO

The world of Rust-Oleum paint continues to grow, but the idea of upcycling is still...
08/02/2019

Atom Mortgage Party

The mortgage process is famously known as being scary, confusing and time-consuming, but not with...
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21/01/2019

Looking Forward

Doesn’t it already feel like 84th January? This month is renowned as the bleakest...
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04/01/2019

Happy Old Year

Now we’ve made hogs of ourselves, hootenannied, and welcomed in a brand spanking new...
Greggs Vegan Sausage Roll
03/01/2019

Plant v Pork

The wait is over for all you plant-based pastry lovers. After 75 years of making northerners...
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14/12/2018

New year, new rules.

Last year, the CAP launched a ‘public consultation’ to tackle ‘harmful stereotypes’. After their review,...
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04/12/2018

Just our cup of tea

Founded in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1907, Ringtons has been part of our breakfast tables, afternoon...
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06/11/2018

In other fake news

In Twitter’s latest report policy update, they’ve given us the option to flag...
22/10/2018

#WINNING

As the entire agency had its fingers, toes and just about everything else crossed, a...
26/09/2018

Showing haters who’s boss

Last week, Diesel released ‘Haute Couture’ – their latest campaign featuring celebs like Nicki Minaj, Gucci...
22/08/2018

Give us five

I guess you could say, in the words of Ron Burgundy, we’re ‘kind of...
06/08/2018

Generation Vocab

As we now live in a world of ‘memes’, ‘face swapping’ and ‘FOMO’ – Generation Z...
17/07/2018

Sky-high politics

Over the weekend, those of you in London may have noticed an interestingly-coloured, nappy-wearing blimp...
05/07/2018

IT’S FOOTBALL

“It’s football,” exclaimed a sarcastically effervescent David Mitchell in an old sketch for That...
25/06/2018

The IGTV low-down

With the new update to Instagram, users can now use an external app for video...
21/06/2018

New Ads Alert

It’s been a busy few weeks. You wait for one great production to go...
11/06/2018

WTF GDPR

You may have received the odd email in recent weeks relating to GDPR. For a...
05/06/2018

Wey Aye (Wo)man

Ladies, Wine and Design is a monthly event series held at BALTIC39 on High Bridge...
29/05/2018

The Modern-day Cyborgs

The term ‘cyborg’ is defined as ‘a person whose physical abilities are extended beyond normal...
22/05/2018

The Emoji Code

Have you ever wondered why we really use emojis? Is it simply social media short...
22/11/2017

Sociable Folktales – Issue 54

Cute kid ✔︎ Cover of classic song by contemporary artist ✔︎ Loveable creature ✔︎ Heartstring-tugging story ✔︎ In-store range...
16/11/2017

Remembering J-Mac

Our hearts were broken on the 8th September this year when we lost our ray...
11/10/2017

Being mindful

While going about our busy lives, it was nice to see everyone showing their recognition...
04/10/2017

Double trumple

Twitter recently announced it’ll be doubling its character limit from 140 to 280. Languages such as...
26/09/2017

Developers in the mist

Zoologist, Dian Fossey, famously portrayed by Sigourney Weaver, studied the little-known habits of mountain gorillas...
15/09/2017

Our Jess

Our hearts are broken as we lost our Jess this time last week. She was...
06/09/2017

It is rather old

It was announced on Friday gone that the Yellow Pages telephone directory will no longer...
25/08/2017

Refreshing stuff

Every day, I’m learning more and more about advertising and the art of copy....
22/08/2017

Making space

Being a VFX geek and a massive sci-fi fan, offering my services to the Kickstarter-funded...
10/08/2017

Three little words

The world was haunted by Donald Trump’s words earlier this week, when he promised...
20/07/2017

Champions at heart

Last week, the ambitious competitors of Drummond Central made their mark at the annual Digital...
22/05/2017

Throwing shapes

In 1915, Coca-Cola challenged glass companies to come up with a bottle design so distinct it...
08/05/2017

Twisted fyre starters

The disastrous Fyre festival was billed as a luxurious island getaway for the wealthy, with...
31/01/2017

A red-hot digital team

I’m excited to say that Drummond Central has just acquired digital specialists CoalFace to...
10/01/2017

True Blue?

Apparently experts have identified the third Monday of the month as the most depressing day...
06/01/2017

Happy puddle day

2016: a year of electoral shocks, celebrity deaths and Marmite pricing issues. Even the pluckiest of...
27/09/2016

DC Spelling Bee

These are the top misspellings according to the Oxford English. The table below gives the...
16/09/2016

Career-dating

Kev Hughes and I recently went along to the ‘Meet the Professionals’ event organised by...