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Hear from a diverse line-up of experts and operators including Virgin Trains, Manchester Airport, Metis Real Estate, Industry Wake Parks, Chester's new Storyhouse cultural centre and restaurant group Fazenda at this free event in June.

Marketing Lancashire adds to senior team

Marketing Lancashire has appointed Maria Moriarty Eames as head of partnerships. Blackburn-born Moriarty Eames was previously brand and marketing director at Total Foodservice Solutions.

Events Plan 2016

Introducing the schedule of Place North West events for next year.

ArcMedia hires creative director

ArcMedia, the Lancashire-based CGI studio specialising in architectural 3D visualisation, has appointed Brett Fisher, formerly at The Neighbourhood in Manchester.

LSH Enterprise Award deadline approaches

Property folk with an idea that could innovate the industry and support devolved government have until the end of September to enter a new competition being run by Lambert Smith Hampton.

Blackpool enjoys bumper year

Blackpool has enjoyed one of its best tourism seasons for many years, the number of adults visiting the resort rose from 9.8m in 2013 to 10.1m last year.

Five seaside projects share £4m

Blackpool, Morecambe Bay, South Ribble, Furness and Copeland are among the coastal areas across England to benefit from a £36m programme.

JOB: Brand Manager, Burnley

Burnley Council and its 120 private sector Bondholders are looking for someone to help us to develop our brand and to tell our story and inform more people why they have reason to be excited about Burnley's future.

Nearly £1m Blackpool Resort Passes sold in first season

Marketing Blackpool said £980,000 of ticket bundles that allow discounted access to a group of attractions including Madame Tussauds, Tower Eye and Sea Life, have been sold since the scheme's launch in February.

Regenda polishes Fylde lettings subsidiary

Manchester-based creative agency 22 Group has created a new brand identity for McDonald Property Rentals following its takeover by housing association Regenda at the end of 2012.