Kara Hoyte survived a savage hammer attack at the hands of her ex-boyfriend, and suddenly found herself making the headlines. Thanks to her brave testimony, which saw him sent to prison for his attack on her and the murder of his ex-girlfriend (of which he’d already been acquitted) Kara resigned double jeopardy laws to history.
Schoolgirl Joanne Poole and her dad Richard contacted us wanting to sell their story about Joanne’s success at arm wrestling. Joanne has been arm wrestling since the age of five, and is heading off to compete at the world championships.
Songwriter Luke Davis contacted Talk to the Press wanting to sell his incredible story. He was born black, but as a result of the skin condition Vitiligo, is now completely white.
This is one of our favourite stories of the year! Pat Winters got in touch wanting to talk about how she and her close friend Pete fell in love after he saved her life by donating one of his kidneys to her. The couple then got married.
‘I think you’ll be interested in my story,’ wrote Juliet Hill when she filled out our story submission form. And Juliet was right! Having battled with her own weight for most of her life, Juliet had a gastric band fitted three years ago. A year later, her daughter Katie, who had also struggled to control […]
Georgina Han and her daughter contacted us with their incredible story, and we knew instantly newspapers and magazines would be fighting over it. In 1993, Georgina had made national headlines after staging a daring raid to snatch her daughter back from her ex husband who had abducted her following an international custody battle.
As soon as we heard Linda Wilson’s story, we knew a newspaper would love to publish it. At the time, Linda was nominated for Tesco Mum of the Year award because of the support she gives her family.
Debbie and Lisa contacted us about selling their story to raise awareness of a charity walk they were doing for breast cancer. The two women had been best friends since school and both were diagnosed with breast cancer within a few weeks of each other.
As well as working with all the people who contact us via this website, we also work with a number of organisations and charities, placing their case studies in the media to help them raise their profiles.