Press Area


Welcome to the Press Area. Here you can download press releases, preview images and cleared images for publication once FRED has started.

All downloads are either as Microsoft Word format (*.doc) or Adobe PDF (*.pdf). Image files are generally Jpeg (*.jpg) and larger files are in zip format (*.zip). Colour profiles are generally sRGB and embedded.

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PR is handled by Osprey Communications: +44 (0)15394 42436

FRED office: +44(0)17683 71561 (contact Steve or Hannah)


Press releases:

16/08/07 - Fred_press_release_1.doc

03/09/07 - Fred_press_release_2.doc

10/09/07 - FRED_press_release_3.doc





Published articles (FRED 2007):

Evening Mail -23/08/07:

North West Evening Mail - 21/08/07 :

Whitehaven News - 23/08/07:

Newcastle Journal - 18/08/07:

News & Star - 20/08/07:

the Guardian - 25/08/07:

Last Minute Travel (online article in Hebrew):

England Toursit Board (online):

the Scotsman - 07/09/07:

News and Star (Carlisle) - 25/09/07:



images from previous years - please credit © Tony West / Steve Messam


FRED is facillitated by Fold

FRED management team:

Steve Messam (Director, Fold )
Bryan Eccleshall(Project Coordinator)
Helen Fletcher (Project Coordinator)
Richard Webster (Project Coordinator)
Hannah Stewart (Administrator)
Richeldis Messam (Supervision)
Paul Gardner (Osprey Communications - Press & PR)
Tony West (Photography)

FRED 2007 has been supported by the following: