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Lookalike Leven lads lighting the way for Stanley!

Lookalike Leven lads lighting the way for Stanley! With Accrington Stanley on the up and keenly eyeing promotion to League One, a lookalike team from Teesside is showing them the way. Leven Athletic are an all-conquering under-13s squad playing in the Teesside Junior Football Alliance ─ the UK’s biggest youth football organisation. Finishing as division champions in 2014/15, they moved up to Division 4 this season, where they have just finished as runners-up to secure their second promotion on the trot. It could serve as timely inspiration for the high-flying... Read More

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We call it ‘the Stanley factor’!

Sponsoring an iconic football club which can trace its roots to the founding of the Football League is bringing real benefits to a modern high-tech online retail business. Accrington Stanley FC are enjoying a successful season, currently vying for promotion in League Two, with three games in hand on league leaders Northampton. And everywhere that Accrington play, thousands of fans on the terraces, thousands more reading match reports in newspapers, online and via social media, and hundreds of thousands watching televised matches see the name of their shirt sponsor, PlasticBoxShop.... Read More

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Award all boxed up for top online retailer

Staff at online retailer PlasticBoxShop are celebrating after winning a major regional business award. The North Yorkshire-based business was last night named Retailer of the Year at the prestigious 25th Anniversary Business Awards hosted by regional newspaper and online media group The Press. Held at York racecourse and sponsored by insurance giant Hiscox, the glittering awards ceremony recognised the achievements of the region’s most dynamic businesses and business people, with finalists shortlisted across 16 categories. More than 400 people attended the black tie event, including the team from Northallerton-based PlasticBoxShop,... Read More


TV star meets fans at Teesside video shoot

American TV star Jesse McClure was a hit with Teesside locals when he visited Preston Park Museum and Grounds. Jesse, who stars in Storage Hunters and British spin-off Storage Hunters UK – the most viewed shows on UKTV’s Dave channel – is in the country to work as brand ambassador for North Yorkshire business PlasticBoxShop. He visited Preston Park, at Eaglescliffe, to film a promotional video for the company, founded by Yarm couple Gary and Lisa Lyons. It involved riding a Segtech balance board around a slalom course, but deliberately... Read More