Deputy editor Andy Sykes has left the Blackpool Gazette after six and a half years to become a part-time journalism lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire.
Beauty giant Avon has appointed PR and content agency Good Relations as its UK brand PR agency after a three-way pitch.
Altrincham-based Angela and Graham Bowcock have completed a buyout of Cheshire Farmart magazine, the monthly supplier directory for farmers.
Leeds marketing automation firm Force24 has acquired social media innovation SoAmpli for an undisclosed sum.
Manchester’s Flow Creative is celebrating five new client wins at the start of 2019.
JPI Media, the company which took over Johnston Press last year, is reviewing its operations in Harrogate and Sunderland, which could lead to the offices there being closed.
Liverpool-headquartered Lime Pictures has announced that Head of Unscripted Development Ben Crompton is to join its US division as EVP of Development.
Santander's former Head of Corporate Communications will be hosting a Keynote talk at Marketing Show North 2019.
The BBC has launched a UK-wide search for new and distinctive voices in podcasting in honour of the late Rachael Bland.
Liverpool-based Collabco has signed a contract with the University of Birmingham to provide its myday digital campus for up to 34,000 students.