A Night At The Races

On Friday we hosted a Night at the Races.  An action-packed evening, providing all the fun of the races while raising money for good causes at the same time.  There were 8 races in total, 7 horse races and 1 pig race which was …. interesting.  Myself and Jo donned...

Direct Mail at supersonic speed

We are constantly looking at ways to improve our Direct Mail services, so Andy our Production Manager is always on the lookout for new kit. Earlier this summer, Andy took our Operations MD, Chris to Drupa (the Olympics of print) in Düsseldorf. There they saw what...

Lemon drizzle wins the Gecko bake off

We all love cake here at Gecko.  So what better excuse for a bake off than the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.   We had an amazing spread but it wasn’t all plain sailing, there were some serious baking dramas. Steve’s bake took a turn...

Christmas at Gecko 2015

Here at Gecko we brought our last full working week of 2015 to a close with Christmas Jumper day. This year we had a Game of Thrones inspired jumper from PJ, a Cute Santa Baby jumper from Princess Emma, a few with jingle bells, some homemade fashions and even Debs dog...

Gecko shortlisted for Northern Marketing Awards

Following on from our success in the B2B awards we’re delighted to announce that we’ve also been shortlisted for the Northern Marketing awards for our work on the Peninsula acquisition campaign in not one but two categories: Best B2B campaign and Best Professional and...

Tomorrow we Race the Sun!

Well the big day is nearly here!  This evening 4 teams of Gecko staff and friends will be heading up to the Lake District to take part in the gruelling Race the Sun event which takes place tomorrow.  The event involves a 50 mile bike ride, hike to the summit of...

Short listed for Best Website award!

We’re really excited to announce that our new website has been short-listed for Best Website in the B2B marketing awards! We’ve spent a lot of time applying the personalisation strategies we see working for our clients across our own marketing and the website was the...

Gecko’s Inaugural Sports day!

Friday 24th July saw the first running of what is sure to be a yearly event – Gecko Sports day! This fundraiser sprouted from the need for Gecko to hold a fundraising event to raise money for our next big charity endurance event – Race the Sun. 16 “Geckos” are...

Gecko Raise over £4,000 for Marty’s Penny Bank!

Gecko’s charity of the year is Marty’s Penny Bank a charity set up by local Mum Sarah to support the work of Cardiomyopathy UK. When Sarah’s son, Marty was diagnosed with disease of the heart muscle before he was born he was not given much chance of...

Gecko Bake Off 2015

We take our baking & charity duties very seriously at Gecko…  On Friday we held another Gecko Bake Off; a chance for any budding Mary Berry’s to showcase their baking skills and to win the coveted title of Best Gecko Baker. It always proves to be good fun...

Christmas goings on at Gecko!

At Gecko we decided to celebrate Christmas on Friday 20th December by doing a secret Santa, having a Christmas themed bake-off, and everyone wore Christmas jumpers. From the beginning of the week, people began to put presents under the tree. This was very exciting for...