Blog Posts!

Dean has contributed to many publications and broadcasters over the past two decades. You can find a small selection of example professional blog posts and article below spanning several years:

Local News:

PR WEEK: Be ruthless with your reputation

THIRD SECTOR: Former columnist. Local government can use charities as trusted partner and critical friend

Charities should be wary of using comparative advertising

HEALTH SERVICE JOURNAL: Patient feedback: top tips for getting it right

TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPLEMENT: Strive for an alumni love pact

CUE ENTERTAINMENT: Former feature writer. Web pilots set to fly

Selection of Third Sector Magazine Articles (pre 2012):

Charities are poor at online marketing

Good communication helps us to tackle the stigma of mental health

Charities should do more to explain the importance of international aid

How refreshing! A campaign that is inclusive, modern and successful

Big society can work if organisations are collaborative and communicate

charities should be using the internet as a tool for social change

Charities need to be more creative when asking businesses for support

Be aware of the rules of purdah as you prepare for the next election

Charities must find better ways to explain their spending

Socialise, don't advertise on social networking sites

Blog posts:

My Plan For Watford section header

Dean is actively involved in the community and is leading local and national campaigns and initiatives to make a difference for people across Watford and around the UK. Use the links below to find out more. If you don't see something important to you, let Dean know via a quick community survey here. 

Funding For
Watford General

Find out about Dean's successful lobbying for £400m funding for West Herts Hospital Trust.

Infrastructure &Transport

From Woodmere Avenue to local infrastructure and transport. Find out about Dean's local work. 

Mental Health
& Wellbeing

Find out Dean's plans for mental health & wellbeing across our town.

Safe Streets &
Fighting Crime

Find out about Dean's work to put victims first, tackle crime and ensure our streets are safe.

Tackling Homelessness

Dean has helped secure over £4m to end homelessness in Watford. 

Education, Skills & Jobs

Find out about the latest initiatives for skills and jobs from kickstarter schemes to training. 

Environment & Waste

Join Dean in ending the use of single use plastic and waste across Watford. 

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