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BBC Radio 5 Live has signed a deal with the Football Association to make the radio station the home of live women’s football for the new season.

5 Live Sports Extra will have live commentary throughout the FA Women’s Super League (WSL) season, starting on April 16th.

Cheshire-based Travelsupermarket has appointed 3 people to its commercial team, plus made a series of internal promotions.

Led by the Cressida Sergeant, the company’s head of commercial and partnerships, the team has more than doubled from 4 to 9 full-time positions.

Manchester-based 2ergo Group plc has confirmed this morning that it has conditionally agreed to sell 2ergo ltd, its mobile coupon and loyalty business to Eagle Eye Solutions Group plc.

The total consideration is £4.5m, which is made up of a £2.5m cash payment and £2m stock in Eagle Eye, which is expected to float on AIM on April 17th.

The Market Creative has completed a rebrand of iconic car care brand, Simoniz.

The product was established in 1910, with the strap line “Motorists Wise Use Simoniz”, which influenced the new look, including the distinctive gold tin packaging.

The former home of the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post in Leeds is about to be demolished, having been sold to a private investor.

The building, on Wellington Street, was opened in 1970 by Prince Charles and at the papers’ peak housed 1300 staff.

Brand8 has won a competitive pitch to work with cash plan provider, Sovereign Healthcare.

A number of local agencies took part in the selection process, before Brand8 and another unnamed company were asked to pitch.

True North has been named the North of England’s biggest genuine independent production company, as Broadcast magazine publishes its list of the UK’s biggest indies.

The Leeds-based company comes in at 58th, behind Lime Pictures (fifth) and Red Production Company (27th), but it is the only one of the 3 not owned by a major player.

Digital agency, Wash, has produced a new website to promote music in Lancashire

The Lancashire Music Hub will provide news and information about local music groups to encourage young people to partake in training and development.

Radio City has announced the new line-up for its Breakfast Show as Dave Kelly moves over from Drive.

The appointment has taken some time, with Kelly’s new co-host Leanne Campbell having been announced in January.

After record results last year, Approach PR in West Yorkshire is continuing to add to its client list, with 3 new appointments.

The agency was established in Ilkley 13 years ago and will now be working with Kitchen manufacturer, Mobalpa; property development and management company, Patchett Group; and Avanti Gas.

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