Press Releases and Media Attention

Since friendsfirst began in 1999 we’ve attracted quite a lot of media attention. Below are a selection of the press releases that we’ve sent out or copies of articles that have been written about us.:

BBC4 TV  – Love and Marriage Documentary – September 2012

friendsfirst couple David and Gill Robertson feature in a major BBC TV documentary all about Love and Marriage

BBC Radio 4 profiles friendsfirst – St. Valentine’s Day 2010

BBC Radio 4 on their Sunday programme on 14th February 21010 did a feature on ‘faith and dating’ by Trevor Barnes. friendsfirst was profiled with various comments from Director Katharine and starring Stephanie – one of our members who married through us 2 years ago.Click here for the iplayer link (only live until 20th February 2010). It was a busy morning as Katharine was also doing Radio  interviews with Radio Kent (featuring Brian who married Ruth) and Radio WM.

Valentines Day every day January 2001

Putting fun into friendship – taking the dire out of dating- November 2000

Christian friends set to make a date – Birmingham Post and Mail – February 2000

Churches to join the dating game – Club for Christians launched – Birmingham Evening Mail February 2000

Having faith in new friends – Christians look for partners – The Birmingham Post – February 2000

A new service for Christians January 2000

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“Dear Katharine, Many thanks for your lovely Christmas card and the good wishes and prayers expressed therein.   As it is still actually Boxing Day (am taking a small break from the […]

(Julia , Secretary)

Within a few days of my joining friendsfirst I was delighted to receive my first batch of profiles, a total of 47 in number. I enjoyed sitting down and methodically […]

(Richard 65 widowed retired director)

Thank you for all your replies, your professionalism, care and thoughts. They are greatly appreciated.

(Norma 57, IT management)

I must say my recent-date with Joanne Barnes on Monday 17th-Dec , attending your event on Saturday 15th-December, my first-date with Joanne Barnes on Wednesday-14th-November-2012 and attending your event in […]

(Leandro 39 single)

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