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The Clearbox Weekly - 7th March 2014

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07. 03. 2014
It's Friday, the sun is shining in Holywood, Beyoncé is coming to Dublin and it's FA Cup Quarter Final weekend - hurrah! Here's what we've been up to this week…On your bike It's all about two wheeled transport this week after we announced that Jyrobike has appointed Clearbox to manage its PR activity in the UK and Ireland ahead of a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign.Jyrobike designs and manufactures Auto Balance Bicycles with a unique 'Control Hub' found in the front wheel, helping young riders learn to ride in a fun and exciting way and without the need for stabilisers.It's a really exciting product that will revolutionise cycling - if you'd like to find out more then visit the website at jyrobike.comGive us a like…Clearbox is now on Facebook, so if you're feeling generous on this fine Friday afternoon and you'd like keep up to date with what we're up to, head on over to facebook.com/ClearboxCommunications and hit that Like button!The week that was…Outside Clearbox HQ, the things that have caught our eye this week involved our favourite freesheet newspaper, World Book Day, the Belfast Telegraph Woman of the Year Awards and supermarket chic…We'd like to congratulate all the winners from the Belfast Telegraph Woman of the Year Awards, particularly Ovarian cancer campaigner Una Crudden. Una, who is terminally ill, has been honoured for her tireless work to raise greater awareness of ovarian cancer. You can follow Una on twitter and read all about the other award winners here. Well done everyone!In the most surprising media news of the week, the Daily Mail announced a takeover of the Metro and its popular website, metro.co.uk.On Thursday, it emerged that the Metro website is to be subsumed into Mail Online, which has led to some uncertainty over the future of the print edition of the Metro. We don't know about you, but we're not loving the thought of a morning commute in London without a copy of Metro…World Book Day took place this week and to celebrate, the Clearbox team brought in some of their favourite reads, which you can read about here.Some of the team also turned into costume designers for the day as the little readers in our family headed off to school in fancy dress. While our efforts were good, we're not sure they match the skills of this child's parents!Finally, the news hijack of the week award goes to ASDA. After Karl Lagerfeld brilliantly transformed the Grand Palais in Paris into a supermarket to showcase the latest Chanel collection, ASDA recreated the idea the next day in one of its stores to show off its George range of clothing. Bravo!

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