The race, on April 8th, will be livestreamed on the Manchester Evening News website, along with pre-recorded footage and live interviews.
A new content marketing agency has launched in Leeds.
The new owners of the Oldham Evening Chronicle say they will be relaunching it as an online platform, with no word as to when it will return as a physical print edition.
CN Group has redesigned its News & Star newspaper as it seeks to grow its print audience and appeal to advertisers.
A monthly free newspaper has been launched in the east Yorkshire town of Beverley following the loss of its dedicated weekly just days before Christmas.
A Cheshire-based publisher has been bought by SAGE Publishing, the international independent academic publisher.
Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner hails a “beautiful new design that works for readers across mobile, apps and desktop.”
The role of mainstream and social media will form part of a review into the attack on Manchester Arena.
Yorkshire-based Emerald Publishing has promoted Vicky Williams to chief executive officer.
Peter Preston, who edited the Guardian for two decades after beginning his career at the Liverpool Daily Post and Manchester Guardian, has died at the age of 79.