Publishing

Yorkshire’s Hague Group is continuing to expand, with the acquisition of Triform.

Grafenia PLC has announced that it will be investing “approximately” £2.1m in its printing operation at Trafford Park, Manchester.

Reach has announced plans to create BusinessLive, the latest Live site from the publisher.

Reach has announced that the Manchester Evening News is to be published 7 days a week.

Burnley Star

Newsquest has axed the weekly Burnley Star just eight months after it was launched.

Newsquest

The parent company of publisher Newsquest - which owns titles including the Northern Echo and News and Star in Carlisle - has  received a takeover bid from a rival US publisher that the National Union of Journalists says is “renowned for cost cutting and job slashing”.

Aberfield

Leeds agency Aberfield Communications has appointed former The Yorkshire Post and TheBusinessDesk.com editor Ian Briggs as a senior consultant.

D/SRUPTION

Leeds-based D/SRUPTION, the ‘Disruptive Business Magazine’, has been acquired by technology services company Panoply Holdings for an initial consideration of £50,000 in shares.

A new digital news operations is being set up in Lancashire by publisher, Reach.

Bandersnatch

Online media publication Manchester’s Finest is offering readers the chance to control the life of its editor, Ben Brown, via social media.

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