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Countryside Alliance: appoints Dylan Sharpe as new Head of Media Relations

The Countryside Alliance is proud to announce Dylan Sharpe as its new Head of Media Relations. Dylan moves to the Alliance having spent the past ten months as Head of Press for the victorious NO to AV referendum campaign.

Dylan said:

"It is a great pleasure to be joining one of the UK's leading campaign groups at such an important time for the British countryside. The Alliance has been the voice of the rural community for many years and I look forward to working with the team here to generate media coverage, and helping to make sure that the Coalition government puts the countryside at the forefront of its policy agenda."

Alice Barnard, Chief Executive of the Countryside Alliance, said:

"We are delighted to announce Dylan Sharpe as our new Head of Media Relations. We are confident that with the team we have assembled the Alliance is in a tremendous shape to keep pushing on the fight to repeal the Hunting Act, secure a better deal for country pursuits and champion vital countryside issues. Dylan is a seasoned campaigner who brings a wealth of political and media experience to the Alliance and we look forward to seeing what he can do."

Dylan Sharpe was Head of Press for NO to AV - the cross-party campaign against the Alternative Vote at the referendum on 5 May. Prior to the No campaign, Dylan was the Campaign Director of civil liberties pressure group Big Brother Watch. He has also worked for Policy Exchange and was press officer for Boris Johnson on his 2008 London Mayoral Campaign while working for iNHouse PR.

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For more information or to arrange interviews please call the Countryside Alliance press office

on 0207 840 9220 or 07775 938792

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