Saturday’s Virtual Grand National, which ran on ITV, has raised £2.6 million for NHS Charities.
The race, which was produced by Rob McLoughlin’s Carm Productions, attracted 4.3 million viewers, a 28% audience share. The bookmakers are set to donate £2.6 million to NHS Charities Together, the umbrella organisation which represents more than 140 NHS charities.
Read more on the Prolific North website.
The Masood Enterprise Centre (MEC) at The University of Manchester has become the first higher education institution to join up as a patron of the Educate North Awards, which take place in April 2020.
Hosted by Carm Productions, the event takes place on 23 April 2020 at Manchester’s Hilton Deansgate.
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The North West’s education sector was celebrated at the Educate North Awards, held in Manchester on 25 April. Over 400 people witnessed a total of 23 awards handed out to competing education organisations and individuals.
Dr John Kennedy CBE was patron of the event and the Education North Awards were partnered by Carm Productions.
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The shortlist has been announced for the 2019 Educate North Awards.
These prestigious awards celebrate the best of the region’s university and further education institutions and will be presented on April 25 at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester.
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Six businesses have been shortlisted for the first University Entrepreneurs Challenge, part of the Educate North Conference & Awards.
Read the full report on the Prolific North website, which includes an interview with Educate-North founder Rob McLoughlin.