Banner Saves Teesside Steel Industry

Written on February 28, 2011 – 11:10 | by purecontent |

The extent to which an effective eye-catching banner campaign can reach has been highlighted after it was revealed that a Teesside slogan on a banner sign saved the region’s steel industry.  The 150-year-old industry was set to crumble after the Redcar Teesside Cast Products plant was facing closure. However, a banner sign with the words [...]

Suffolk Famers Join Banner Scheme

Written on February 25, 2011 – 11:44 | by purecontent |

After it was revealed that Scottish farmers were to participate in a banner scheme to highlight the plight of British pork, it has been announced that several Suffolk farmers are also to get in on the action. With farmers facing financially difficult times, and supermarkets continuing to stock many foreign meats when home-grown food is [...]

Healthy Living Banners Designed by Midlothian Children

Written on February 24, 2011 – 12:35 | by purecontent |

It has been revealed that four children from Midlothian have won a competition in which they had to design images to promote healthy living.  Coming up with designs for healthy and alternative ways to travel to school, the winning images will be made into a banner sign for each school.  Not only allowing pupils to [...]

Council Agrees to Baseball Banners

Written on February 23, 2011 – 11:39 | by purecontent |

The US-based Tiverton Little League has received approval for sponsor banners to be displayed on their baseball field for the upcoming season.  The Rhode Island team have been asking the local council for years to be able to place a mesh banner on the outer fence of their fields, and the persistence seems to have [...]

Banners Play Important Role in Saving Scottish Museum

Written on February 22, 2011 – 10:50 | by purecontent |

It has been revealed that the popular Hunter Museum in East Kilbride, Scotland, is facing closure after the British government revealed significant budget cuts to services and attractions around the country. Holding a range of important historical artefacts of the area, the museum is a central part of the local region and as such, campaigners [...]

Banners to Hang in Canadian City

Written on February 21, 2011 – 12:42 | by purecontent |

For the fifth year running, a range of beautiful banner signs are to be hung in the streets of Prince Rupert. The city, which is located on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada, will see a range of banners designed by students, as part of celebrating the work of local artists. Begun in 2006, [...]

Mississippi Judges Prepare to Judge Banners

Written on February 18, 2011 – 14:51 | by purecontent |

Judges in Mississippi are preparing to decide on the winning banner designs to grace a host of newly installed light poles in the city of Gautier. The Streetscape Banner Art Contest will close on Friday 18th February, with the banner sign winners announced on February 28th. The judging of the images marks the end of [...]

Virginia Town Celebrates 250th Anniversary

Written on February 17, 2011 – 11:39 | by purecontent |

The town of Strasberg in the American state of Virginia has celebrated the 250th anniversary of its founding, by hanging nine beautiful banners along its main King Street. Ridding the bleakness of the cold weather, the town has vibrantly brought colour to its streets with stunning images created by local artists. A total of 27 [...]

Arizona Banners Plagued With Malfunctioning Fittings

Written on February 16, 2011 – 11:04 | by purecontent |

City officials of Downtown Chandler, Arizona, have revealed that they are experiencing major problems with some banner fittings located in one of the city’s revitalised avenues. The project to install 38 banners on custom-made curved poles cost the city a total of $10,870, but with winter winds causing dramatic damage to the signs – which [...]

Banner Displays: A Message of Sustainability

Written on February 15, 2011 – 10:19 | by purecontent |

In more visual news from across the pond, the Urban Forest Project based in Tacoma, Washington, has called upon local artists to design graphics for new banners which will promote sustainability. A banner sign is a fantastic way of showcasing local art, in addition to getting messages across to the general public. And with the [...]