Dee Ford, group managing director of Bauer Radio rounds off the activity of last week’s Radio Festival with an upbeat assessment of the future of radio. Bauer runs northern and Scottish stations including Key 103, Metro and Clyde 1.

Creative agencies are being invited to bid for a £75,000 tender to help recruit more adoptive families for children in the north west.

Salford Star celebrates its publication of 2,000 online articles today by announcing a fundraiser to get it back into print. "We're at the point now where the print magazine can almost be published again.”

Featuring Henry Winkler as music teacher Mr Rock, the series Hank Zipzer is based on Winkler’s own experiences as a young boy growing up with dyslexia. The central role is played by newcomer Nicholas James but the rest of the cast features many well-known faces.

Leading experts will be putting Augmented Reality (AR) and its applications under the spotlight at a central Manchester event next month. The event, hosted by Mobile Monday Manchester (MoMoMcr), will will feature a panel of AR experts including chair, Dan Sodegren.

Commercial law firm Berg appoints Manchester communications agency Havas PR. Berg which specialises in banking and financial regulation has over the past four years developed a specialism in banking in the field of interest rate swap advice. 

Now Havas PR will be assisting Berg with raising awareness of the mis-selling issue.

Advertising agency boss Nicky Unsworth will be one of those sharing her experiences and insight at an Open Evening for the MMU/Prolific North Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Communications Management Course which starts in January.

Bauer Media has announced new appointments and a regional restructure as Yorkshire MD Tracy Eastwood bows out. Cath Ellington and Steve King have been appointed in commercial and business development roles following Bauer Media's promotion of Graham Bryce.

The quintessentially British designer, Emma Bridgewater has appointed Manc Franc to support the brand’s ambitions as a lifestyle brand. Their work includes maintaining the designer’s core market while amplifying its presence, reputation and sales in new markets.

If playing a song can transport you back to the place you first heard it then why not have a location which not only reminds you of a tune, means you can share it too?A north east apps company has come up with a way to do just that.


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