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Welcome to our main news index. Here you will find all the news stories that have appeared on the site since our launch in February 2000.

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New editor appointed to Cambridge Evening News

A journalist who has worked on regional newspapers in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales has been named as the new editor at the Cambridge Evening News. Murray Morse, who is deputy editor at The Chronicle, Newcastle, starts his new

Shropshire sister titles celebrate 150 years

Shropshire-based sister titles the Newport Advertiser and Bridgnorth Journal have been celebrating their 150th anniversaries. It is by coincidence that the papers are both the same age, as they were started independently and were acquired by Shropshire Newspapers – which

Tragic death of Gazette journalist

The Evening Gazette on Teesside is in mourning after the tragic deathof award-winning journalist Tony Dumphy. Tony, (53), died at home withhis family beside him. He had been diagnosed with cancer in July. Editor Steve Dyson said: “Tony was the

Everett builds on Sex Goddess reputation

Columnist Flic Everett is about to take on two new challenges: a sex advice column for the Daily Express and an agony column for Scarlet Magazine. She’s spending her time working on her new book, a novel, after publishing How

NUJ targets pay at Trinity Mirror

National Union of Journalists members working at newspapers owned by Trinity Mirror across the country are calling for better pay and benefits. A national pay claim for journalists working on the group’s regional titles, which asks for an across the

Relaunch for 150-year-old title

The Royston Crow has undergone an extensive redesign to bring readers a new look, feel and content. The relaunch was the culmination of eight months of work for editor Les Baker and the Crow Forum – a team of staff

News in brief

Tory leader Michael Howard will be the guest speaker at the West of Scotland Newspaper Press Fund lunch next month.He will entertain an audience of media moguls and business leaders at the Radisson Hotel in Glasgow on October 14. Scotland’s

50 journalists file grievances on new shift plans

A row over plans to introduce a morning edition at the Manchester Evening News has seen more than 50 staff submit individual grievances voicing their concerns. The newspaper is currently gearing up to increase its editions from three to four,

Rota figures show regionals busy covering royals

The Newspaper Society has revealed it allocated a total of 317 passes to regional press reporters and photographers to cover royal events across the UK in 2004. April was the busiest month of the year so far, with 63 passes

Advertiser faces decision over future base

The Evening Advertiser in Swindon is set to move offices or revamp its current home as it looks to the future in the year of its 150th anniversary. The paper has been based in its Victoria Road since in began

Archant sub takes on Great North Run for hospital cause

Archant Norfolk Weekly sub-editor Mel Smith is in training on the streets of Norwich for the Great North Run on September 26. She will run the half marathon from Newcastle to South Shields to raise money for the Great Ormond

Newsquest first as it drops bulk sales

Newsquest has become the first of the four biggest UK regional publishing groups to remove bulk copies from the audited figures of its entire newspaper portfolio. The January to June ABC figures record 100 per cent actively purchased copies for

New Sunday Herald editor named

Sunday Herald deputy editor Richard Walker is to succeed Andrew Jaspan as editor of the Glasgow-based newspaper. The 49-year-old, who has been at the paper since it launched in 1999, will take over in October when Andrew leaves to take

New editor for Yorkshire title

Chris Buxton has been appointed as the new editor of the Gazette & Herald in Yorkshire. Currently assistant editor at the Evening Press in York, Chris will take over from Bob McMillan who will retire from the Gazette & Herald

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