Posted by: Alex on: 11/05/2020
At Carrick, we take the threat of coronavirus seriously and are vigilant to keep up to date according to latest government advice. As such, we have employed several measures to ensure the health and safety of our staff and to our customers.
First and foremost, we have added hygiene stations throughout the premises. The most prominent advice on combatting the coronavirus is to wash hands as frequently as possible. Every hygiene station is equipped with hand sanitiser gel and staff are encouraged to clean hands when handling goods.
We are limiting contact as much as possible by introducing contactless collection ...
Posted by: Richard on: 10/02/2020
When approached by charity Friends of Frankie, the Carrick team were deeply moved to hear the story of a little boy who died in his sleep at just three years old. Of course there was never any question that promotional material for charity fund raising would be charged for, just a compassion for the sad situation and a desire to help in any way possible.
Frankie passed away in his sleep in May 2019. There was no identifiable reason for the tragedy and so SUDC – Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood – had another sad statistic. But along the way of ...
Posted by: Mike on: 16/01/2020
Carrick Signs created and printed a 7 metre x 2 metre back drop for Cox Automotive. One of the world’s leading providers of automotive solutions, Cox Automotive UK ordered this impressive graphic display for their midlands-based event, printed on 5mm Foamex.
Our photo backdrops are the perfect, temporary, free-standing wall dressing solution. Using UV cured inks direct the the popular foamex board, not only will you gain a great print result but also a matt finish making it the perfect option for photography walls. This latest creation for Cox Auto scaled a vast 7m width, made up of 5 individual sections, each ...
Posted by: Mike on: 13/01/2020
At Carrick we’re really excited to announce that all orders for our popular social media frames are now produced on 100% recyclable, sustainable materials. The same great print quality, environmentally friendly and now cheaper.
The popular selfie frame website has been overhauled and has a fresh, new, sustainable look – but the eco friendly theme doesn’t end there. We’ve transitioned the materials that have historically used a rigid PVC, to a selection of environmentally improved alternatives. Carrick are leading the way with eco print options and this is just the beginning of our move towards using planet improving products.
The benefits don’t ...
Posted by: Richard on: 07/01/2020
Elton Primary School have won the Carrick Signs decorate a Christmas tree competition. Amanda Roscoe, Managing Director of Carrick Signs, said, “All the entries were to a fantastic standard, but the entry from Elton Primary was spectacular, with each of the four sides decorated to a different theme. All of the team here at Carrick voted and the Elton tree won hands down. Well done to the kids and staff at Elton Primary”.
To read more about this years competition, please visit https://www.carricksigns.co.uk/blog/carrick-christmas-trees
Posted by: Richard on: 05/12/2019
Local firm gives schools a 2 metre high blank Christmas tree to decorate – and offer a £500 prize for the best festivally decorated tree.
Last Christmas Carrick Signs in Whitefield helped three of their local community schools by providing a 2 metre high blank Christmas tree for the pupils to decorate. Amanda Roscoe, Managing Director of Carrick said, “We knew the three local schools and what we do is print on large boards and cut them to whatever shape required. But this time we just supplied the blank boards, cut to shape in two pieces, that slotted together to make a ...
Posted by: Poppy on: 08/11/2019
Alison, Founder of Paws2Rescue, wrote a glowing report of the work which we helped them with at the World Animal March.
“As a dog rescue charity, and with 30 of us heading over to Romania on a project, we needed help. We were attending the World Animal March that weekend, and we needed placards that would be simple, stand out - and most importantly - fit inside our suitcases! We approached 3 companies for quotes. The immediate and friendly response of Carrick Signs, and of course their pricing, won it for us.
Being a dog rescue charity, we had no experience ...
Posted by: Poppy on: 18/10/2019
With Halloween fast approaching, now is the perfect time to order your Halloween party props from Carrick Signs. This year we wanted to add something extra special to our Facespook selfie frame and our brand new spot gloss fits the bill perfectly. Whether you’re after a frightening Instagram frame, spooky hashtag signs or any other petrifying props, we can make your order really shine with spot varnish.
Spot gloss, also known as spot varnish, allows you the creative freedom to make certain parts of your design glossy whilst the rest remains matte. This is a great way ...