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aptmarketing
A Cheltenham-based Marketing and PR company
Interests: We are a fun, creative and friendly team which love all things marketing and pr. We've got great ideas, have produced brilliant strategies and meticulous individual projects to drive sales and increase profits for our clients. Most importantly, we deliver results on time, within budget.
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Ok, so we know that in the UK a hot day can be few and far between however cycling in the heat can be uncomfortable and quite draining. Therefore we’ve compiled some top tips to help keep you cool on those hot cycle days. Whether you commute or whether you... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Bicycle Hub
The OVO Energy Women’s Tour kicked off this week (Wednesday 7 June) from Daventry to Kettering on a challenging 147km cycle ride. With just 86 days before Cheltenham is host to stage seven of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, the excitement here at The Bicycle Hub is really building!... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
They are often stowed away in dark garage corners, shoved behind tired sheds or left locked up outside. Residents are being asked to donate neglected bikes and their parts so that can be dusted off, spruced up and painted lime green as the town creates a vibrant bike trail to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
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Forty years of promoting, supporting and celebrating the beauty industry are being celebrated at this year’s sector-leading national beauty awards. Each year, the BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapists and Cosmetology) & CIBTAC (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at apt blog
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SOHO Coffee Co. has this weekend opened its fourth store in London, at the O2 Centre on Finchley Road. The store, which follows just three weeks after the outlet on Baker Street, is the second opening in London this year,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at apt blog
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With the Tour of Britain heading to Cheltenham this September, the summer is the perfect opportunity to scratch up on your cycling skills and get out exploring the city on two wheels. Here at The Bicycle Hub, we offer short or long term bicycle hire and even have a second–hand... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
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National Cycling Week this June is encouraging everyone to get on their bikes and experience the fun, energy boost and feeling of freedom that travelling on two wheels can offer. This doesn’t have to be the hard work it often... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at apt blog
Although not all motorist laws apply to cyclists, there are some laws that apply to only cyclists. The Highway Code is a combination of road traffic laws and suggested codes of conduct for all road users. It is important to know and follow the code to ensure you are cycling... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
We're really excited here at apt marketing & pr as there are a number of sponsorship opportunities available for the penultimate stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2017! This September, our hometown of Cheltenham will host the penultimate... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at apt blog
It was recently announced that Cheltenham will host the penultimate stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain this September. The event will see the world’s top professional cyclists, race through the Cotswolds to arrive in the historic spa town of Cheltenham on Saturday 9th September. More than 120 cycling... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
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Bike to Work Day is just around the corner! Taking place on Friday 19th May, Bike to Work Day is an annual celebration of encouraging commuting to work by bicycle. Cycling to work has many benefits as well as getting a daily dose of exercise! By cycling to work, you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
It has today been announced that Cheltenham will host the penultimate stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain this September, which will see the world’s top professional cyclists, race through the Cotswolds to arrive in our historic spa town... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at apt blog
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The Spinal Muscular Atrophy Trust is asking people to join them on 6th May 2017 for the Ride Scorpion Cycle with a choice of two circular routes. The SMA Trust is the only UK Charity solely dedicated to funding medical research into Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). The charity cycle ride... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
Talk about protecting companies from hacking and the focus will immediately shine onto cyber security. However, there’s another threat which can cost companies tens of thousands of pounds and, thanks to Internet technology, is now much more of an issue... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at apt blog
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Are you heading out on a cycling adventure during this Easter break? Have you decided what cycling route in Cheltenham to take? We’ve compiled our top three Easter cycling routes for the whole family to enjoy: Pedal for Steam: Cycle direct from The Bicycle Hub along the delightful Honeybourne Line.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
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Electric bikes are one of the most popular forms of alternative transport. Also known as an E-Bike, they can help support your muscle power with a small but powerful electric motor and they are perfect for long cycle rides that may involve varied terrain. The first electric bike was documented... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
The firm who built the Copenhagen Bicycle Snake has now completed the designs for a 7.6km elevated bicycle path in Xiamen, China. Dissing + Weitling had a vision to inspire people to prioritise green alternatives such as the bicycle instead of using cars to commute. The architects said that bicycles... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
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Children love riding their bikes, it’s a fun family activity that gives them a little bit of independence as well as wonderful memories. This Easter, why not hire a bicycle from The Bicycle Hub and explore Regency Cheltenham with the kids? Riding a bike as a family has many benefits... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
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On Sunday 26th & Monday 27th February 2017 we attended the beauty show of the year, Professional Beauty London. Our eyes were dazzled by girls sporting glitter lips, as we wiggled through the crowds to don the newest in lip... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at apt blog
In a recent Twitter Poll conducted by Cycling Torque, it was revealed that a good ol' Banana is the best snack to stock up on before a cycling adventure. Following on from this, we thought it would be a good idea to compile a list of the best snacks for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
According to crime data over 376,000 bicycles are stolen each year, which is roughly one every 90 seconds. Thank goodness for insurance hey! Think again fellow cyclers... Cycleplan MD John Woosey quotes “More than half of all cycle thefts in the UK occur in and around the victim’s home, most... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
With the days finally becoming longer, we know that some of you will be digging your bicycle out from the shed to start cycling to and from work or just get a little more active. After quite a cold winter, it’s important to make sure your bicycle is in tip... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at The Bicycle Hub
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Following on from our last blog, after the apt team successfully escaped from Trapped Escape Rooms, they headed to the new Greek on the Docks restaurant overlooking the harbour for lots of food and a cheeky bottle (or two) of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at apt blog
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On Wednesday 8th February, the apt team headed out on a team building event and there was no better way to focus on team building than an escape room followed by lots of food (...and wine)! The team chose to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at apt blog
Eighteen years ago, a fledgling SOHO Coffee Co. opened its first store just off the High Street in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, serving the best quality organic, Fairtrade coffee – years in front of the mainstream coffee chains. This week, the 32nd... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at apt blog