Reach, publisher of the Manchester Evening News and Liverpool Echo, has reported third-quarter revenue growth of 21% and says it is “on track” to make £2m savings this year.


Lad Bible has confirmed it recently bid for Unilad and is owed £5m by the Manchester-based viral publisher, which went into administration on Thursday.

Lancashire Witches

The writer of a Pendle Witch walking guide has successfully sued Lancashire County Council for copying his work.

Michael Keating

Leeds private equity firm Endless has sold its investment in travel media company Ink to the Stagwell Group.

The former Liverpool Daily Post and Echo building is to be transformed into a hotel, business, retail and leisure scheme after being sold to a Middle Eastern investor.

Each Friday in The Wrap, one of the North’s leading media and creative figures will be giving us their take on the news covered by Prolific North over the last seven days.

This week it’s the turn of Katie Mallinson, founder and managing director at Huddersfield-headquartered Scriba PR.

James Lawton, the former chief sports writer of The Independent, has died aged 75.

A newspaper publisher was pulled over in his car by armed police and arrested in connection with suspected hate crimes against his local MP.

Frog Education

Halifax-based Frog Education Limited has launched its cloud-based learning solutions into the Australian market.

Each Friday in The Wrap, one of the North’s leading media and creative figures gives us their take on the week’s news covered by Prolific North. This week it’s the turn of Katie Roberts, Head of Events at Hosted by National Museums Liverpool.


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