The Three Tenors have brought a summer sales boost at The Bath Chronicle when the legendary trio sang at a free concert, attended by around 32,000 people, to celebrate the imminent opening of the city’s spa.
The Chronicle produced a 16-page picture-packed supplement the day after the concert in the city’s Royal Crescent, which boosted sales by around 30 per cent. Picture orders have also poured in since the publication of the colour souvenir supplement.
The managing director of First bus services in Bristol has written to the Evening Post to reassure readers that safety is its number one priority.
The letter was prompted by an Evening Post front-page, which it said showed bus drivers running red lights at an accident blackspot, and sparked an investigation by the bus company.
The News & Star has launched a campaign that could save the lives of patients who need bone marrow transplants.
The Carlisle newspaper wants people to visit a donor recruitment clinic – and give less than a teaspoon-full of blood for tests.
Pre-press manager Stuart Richards and planner Jayne Taylor have been rewarded for their long service at Clevedon Newspapers by being presented with watches from the managing director John Pajak.
Both have been with the company for more than 30 years, Jayne’s first job as a receptionist earning her £10 a week, and John’s – as an apprentice – bringing in £6 a week.
A Gloucester Citizen story about a £48,000 pay-off to a local Government housing boss resulted in an investigation from the Audit Commission which has since found no wrongdoing.
The original article led to a public outcry that it was not proper use of public money, but the payment was found to be within the law.
School pupil Jonathan Stead has been named Evesham Journal Cup Student Court Reporter 2003.
He won the award after writing a newspaper article from a case he heard as part of a local heat of the Magistrates Mock Trial competition earlier this year.
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