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New Website – Your Matchmaker

We are proud to announce that we are re-branding and have an exciting new website.  You can find it here, along with our latest press updates at www.yourmatchmaker.co.uk

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South Downs Introductions – Sussex Dating Agency & Singles Events.  Also covering Kent, Surrey and into Hampshire.


BBC Radio Kent…

BBC Radio Kent - Happier Single?Tara in discussion with Pat Marsh in January 2018.  Click on the logo to listen…

 

 

 


BBC Inside Out…

Tara interviewed by BBC TV Inside Out programme on dealing with ‘dating fraud’, 30th October 2017.  Followed on from morning radio appearances for BBC Kent, Sussex and Surrey.  Click the image to watch the show…

 

 


Dating Advice.com …

US online press article – Prioritising Safety and Discretion.  Click the logo to read the article…

 


Sussex Style Magazine…

Tara was interviewed by Karen Pasquali-Jones of Sussex Style Magazine.  Read ‘The Dating Detective’ by clicking the magazine logo…


Psychologies Magazine…

‘Make peace with the unknown’ – Interviewed by Nione Meakin for Psychologies Magazine about dealing with uncertainty and risk.  Click the picture to read…


BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire Show…

Tara on BBC2s Victoria Derbyshire ShowOn 23rd January 2017 Tara appeared as an expert guest on BBC2s Victoria Derbyshire Show.  Presenter Joanna Gosling discussed UK ‘romance fraud’ with a panel of guests and victims.  Click the picture to view the show.

 


etc Magazine…

The Laws of Love – Interview with Laura Cartledge from etc magazine, February 2017 issue.  Click the picture to read…

 

 

 


BBC Radio – Jeni Barnet…

Tara interviewed by BBCs Jeni BartletListen to Tara’s interview with BBC Radios Jeni Barnet, discussing online dating scammers, the issues and how to avoid the pitfalls.  Click the pic to listen…

 

 

 


BBC Radio World Service… 

Tara McDonnell, Matchmaker - BBC World Service Radio InterviewMatchmaker Tara, behind the blue microphone, interviewed by BBCs Lucy Grey as ‘romance fraud’ hits an all time high of £39m.  Click the image to listen.

 

 

 

 


BBC Radio Kent…

BBC Radio Kent Matchmaker

Are You Happier Single? Matchmaker Tara speaks to Jules about happiness as a single or as part of a loving couple, with expert advice on what to talk about and how to stay safe during early dates.

 


UK Dating Awards 2015 – Winner…

Tara is the Winner, UK Dating Awards 2015 Gala Evening

Tara won the UK Dating Awards 2015 Best Newcomer Individual Award, celebrating the best of the British Dating Industry, at this prestigious central London event in November 2015.  Against stiff competition including some big ‘household names’ Tara shone through.  We are rightfully very proud of Tara’s achievement.

Watch the UKDA 2015 Awards evening highlights by clicking the image.

To find out more about these prestigious awards and see who is involved visit the UK Dating Awards website, in association with the Online Dating Association.


BBC Radio Sussex & Surrey…

Allison Ferns talks to Tara about Matchmaking versus TinderTara interviewed live by Allison Ferns on the difference between Professional Matchmaking and dating apps such as Tinder, 11th August 2016.

 


The Laws Of Attraction

The Laws Of Attraction - Sussex LifeFebruary 2016 Edition – Interviewed by Sussex Life magazine our Matchmaker Tara McDonnell explains her career change from ‘Copper to Cupid’ and how the Matchmaking service works.

Click the banner or headline above to read the article in Sussex Life and Surrey Life magazines, published January 2016.


Don’t tell me I can’t…

Tara McDonnell in Woman magazine

…go from a police officer to Matchmaker.

Tara’s career change story in national Woman magazine, February 2016. Click the logo to read the full article.


BBC Radio Sussex & Surrey…

Danny Pike of BBC Radio Sussex Interviews Tara, South Downs Introductions, Dating Agency & Single EventsTara was interviewed live by Danny Pike as part of BBCs national ‘Love Later In Life’ series on 22nd October 2015.  Click the logo to listen.

 


BBC Radio Sussex & Surrey…

Sarah Gorrell of BBC Radio Sussex Interviews Tara, South Downs Introductions, Dating Agency & Single EventsListen to Tara’s live interview with Sarah Gorrell on BBC Radio Sussex on Wednesday 25 March 2015 talking all things ‘dating agency and love’.

 


Kent & Sussex Courier…

KS CourierSouth Downs Introductions – Featured in the Business section of the Kent & Sussex Courier in April 2015 … Click the image to read the article.

 

 

 


What The Argus say …

Tara McDonnell of South Downs Introductions Sussex dating agency and singles events. Pictured by the Palace Pier, Brighton Tara tells her story and gives dating tips and advice in The Argus, Brighton and Sussex news. South Downs Introductions, Dating Agency Sussex, based near Brighton

Read The Argus article by clicking on the image or read The Argus Online article.

(The Argus is one of the largest daily local papers in the south east of England, based in Brighton, Sussex but part of Newsquest group).

 

 


Platinum Business Magazine, Sussex and SurreySouth Downs Introductions @ Platinum Business Surrey and SussexClick either logo and navigate to p96-97.  Read Tara’s featured article in Platinum Business Magazine, Surrey and Sussex editions.

 

 


Sussex Pages - Sussex & Brighton Dating

See our feature article in Sussex Pages Business networking magazine, click the logo;

 



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