22 September 2014

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Welcome to our obituaries section where we remember the lives of those local and regional press journalists who are no longer with us.

If you know of any journalist who should be included, please let us know by emailing editor.htfp@and.co.uk

September 18, 2014

Regional press man turned obits editor dies aged 74

Former journalist succumbs to lung cancer

September 16, 2014

‘Gifted’ journalism student dies after taking ecstasy

Showbiz reporting hopeful took drugs ’every two to three weeks’, inquest hears

September 12, 2014

Sports journalist who covered World Cups dies aged 70

Tributes to ‘top operator’ who enjoyed 50-year career

September 10, 2014

‘Old-style’ former weekly editor dies aged 67

‘Quintessential newspaperman’ launched host of journalist careers

September 8, 2014

Reporter who took to the skies as pilot dies aged 56

Journalist marries weeks before his death from cancer

August 27, 2014

Editor from heyday of Scottish journalism dies aged 82

Paper’s news chief had ‘strong words’ for unions and bosses

August 21, 2014

Regional evening’s ‘trusted friend of trainees’ dies aged 86

Legacy of one-paper veteran lives on in historic record

August 18, 2014

Journalist-turned-novelist found dead at suicide spot

Novel out next year ‘one last hurrah’ for reporter-turned-writer

August 14, 2014

News editor turned radio boss dies aged 83

Regional newsman equally at home on papers and on air

August 13, 2014

Region mourns death of one-paper editor

Journalist spent 43 years at title

August 12, 2014

Regional newsman-turned-PR boss dies aged 79

Colleagues pay tribute to much-travelled regional journalist

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August 11, 2014

Ex-regional crime reporter dies renovating river boat

Tributes to news man who covered notorious murders

August 8, 2014

Weekly reporter who defied disability dies aged 34

Tributes paid to colleague known affectionately as ‘wheels’

August 7, 2014

City daily’s last London editor dies aged 88

‘Born to write’ news man crafted 6,000 theatre notices

August 6, 2014

Journalist who edited six weekly titles dies aged 65

Regional press loses one of its outspoken champions

July 29, 2014

Newspaperman turned BBC radio manager dies aged 72

Journalist helped launch local stations

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