North East digital marketing agency Mediaworks has welcomed eight new recruits inside the last month ahead of an imminent office move.

Newsquest has announced the new editor of The Bolton News, succeeding Ian Savage who stepped down earlier this year after a decade in the role.

Everton FC has announced a new “ambitious and talented” leadership team.

UK Fast

Personal trainer Joe Wright joins the firm to head up its health and wellbeing initiatives, deliver group fitness classes and do one-to-one sessions for the firm’s 400-strong team.

Phil Townsend

Phil Townsend has stepped down as Manchester United’s Director of Communications to join Uefa.

Halifax-based Woven Agency, has appointed Ian Horsfall as its new head of delivery.

Ian Austin

Manchester live events agency HGA has promoted Ian Austin to Digital Director & Deputy MD and appointed him to its board.


Noelle Batema joins as Community Engagement Manager, while Jacqui Bland from LADBible in Manchester has been recruited as Senior Software Engineer. 

Tommy Nagra, the former head of religion and ethics at BBC, has been appointed as director of content at Children in Need.

Burn had been feature writer for the paper since January 2017. Prior to that he was senior reporter for The Star in Sheffield for almost three years.


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