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A record number came together for the largest media and creative gathering outside London as the Prolific North Awards celebrated the best of the region in style.

Over 750 people filled The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club as a total of 24 categories brought home just what talent, creativity and innovation now characterises the sector in the North.

After over a year of research and development, today sees the launch of FindAnAgency, a radical new online service which aims to match companies with agencies and suppliers in a more transparent and effective way than ever before.

If you're a company looking for PR, digital, marketing, advertising, print, point of sale, video, SEO or any other kind of marketing support, you can trial it for free until May 12th.

Each week, Northern Startups shines a light on some of the startup innovation happening around the region.

This week it's customer service software platform Gnatta.

Each week, Northern Startups shines a light on some of the startup innovation happening around the region. This week it's niche property marketing agency, Blaze Marketing.

The shortlist for the inaugural Educate North Awards is revealed today. The awards will be presented at a unique black tie dinner in Manchester on 3 June 2015 which will showcase the world-class status of many of the North’s leading academic institutions, with a special one-day conference preceding the awards.

Each week, Northern Startups shines a light on some of the startup innovation happening around the region. This week it's Liverpool-based aerial cinematographers IronBird.

Each week, Northern Startups shines a light on some of the startup innovation happening around the region.

This week, it's Newcastle-based designer eyewear subscription service Scarlett of Soho.

Each week, Northern Startups shines a light on some of the startup innovation happening around the region.

This week, it's Manchester tech company Preceptiv.co.

“It's a good time to be at Lime, frankly,” says Claire Poyser, joint managing director, and it’s hard to disagree.

The Liverpool-based production company has cornered the market in the TV genre of the age - real-time reality - and its long-running soap Hollyoaks has never been in better shape, story or ratings-wise.

The recent regional circulation figures provided yet more evidence of the rapidly changing reading habits of consumers. But what does all this mean for advertisers? Matthew Hatton, trading director at media buying agency MediaCom North, weighs up the future for the once proud regional media.

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