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Leeds-based social media specialist GoGo Social has launched an outsourced service for agencies. It offers a range of support, starting at £199 per month to manage a Twitter account, and a number of PR and SEO agencies have already signed up.

On the eve of Bradford City’s first major cup final for more than 100 years, BBC One in Yorkshire is airing a special documentary to show what it means for the city.

Presented by lifelong City fan, Paul Hudson, it will look at the implications of the match both on and off the pitch.

Kellogg’s is to sponsor weekday afternoon and weekend breakfast programming on CITV as it promotes its new range of “Ofcom compliant” cereals.

The deal, brokered by Carat, will feature Coco Pops Croc Prints, Rice Krispies Multi-Grain shapes, Strawberry and Honey Loops and Honey Pops.

Research by hire firm, Procam TV show the demand for Ultra HD or 4K production in the UK is growing rapidly.

The firm, which has bases in Manchester and London ran a survey of clients in the television industry and more than a third said they expected to begin filming some content in 4K within the next 12 months. Only 9% couldn’t foresee a time when they would make the change.

Moneysupermarket.com has revealed a series of changes to its senior marketing team following the departure of consumer marketing director, Paul Troy.

Rather than replacing Troy, the Flintshire-based firm has instead given new senior brand director, Gareth Helm a wider remit to cover some of the areas previously handled by Troy.

SKV Communications has been appointed by the organisers of the Northern Modelling Exhibition to promote its show at EventCity in Manchester. The agency has secured national coverage for the exhibition in the Daily Star and Mail Online and local media including BBC Radio Manchester.

Olympic gold medallist, Jessica Ennis has become the new face of Santander. The bank has used a number of sports stars in the past, including Formula One driver, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, but Ennis is the first woman to join its roster.

A blast from the past as the Oldham Chronicle brings back its Green Final sports edition for the first time in 40 years. The Chronicle is hoping Oldham Athletic can continue their FA Cup giant-killing spree, having already knocked Liverpool out, they face a replay against Everton on Tuesday.

ITV is proposing to cut its regional news output in return for doubling the amount of regions with dedicated news broadcasts. It’s part of a consultation document sent to Ofcom ahead of the Channel 3 licence renewal in 2014.

Chester Zoo has appointed True North to produce its summer and autumn BUGS! promotion. The Manchester agency will create a campaign to feature across press, digital and outdoor as well as a television commercial.

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