Two new websites have been added to the Manchester Online network run by Guardian Media Group. Stockportexpress.co.uk and Rochdaleobserver.co.uk offer news and sport headlines with content being sourced daily from the newspapers. The sites also provide users with access to
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Manchester Online is getting its own dedicated foot and mouth section. The web site, run by the Manchester Evening News, is aiming to become the region’s definitive source of information on the crisis. The new section will tell users which
Northcliffe Electronic Publishing has launched what is believed to be the world’s first daily updated site aimed at fans of ‘Bollywood’ movies – produced from the talent of Bombay’s Hollywood. Content for www.thisisbollywood.co.uk is being supplied by Kash Sahota, of
Phase two of the “new media experience” is to come under scrutiny at the Newspaper Society’s New Media Conference 2001 – when delegates discuss ways to make it pay. Experts will consider new strategies to generate a profit from new
The Leicester Mercury is celebrating achieving 250 public websites for its Beehive Community Network with a publicity surge to encourage more groups to sign up. The initiative was highlighted in a two-page spread in the paper to show how community
The Beehive Community Network from the Essex Chronicle’s website, thisisessex, is celebrating the creation of its 300th site. The latest addition to the network, which brings the total to 300, is the East Colchester Community Partnership. The Beehive, a joint
A Devon newspaper is celebrating after its community website notched up a century of participating groups. The North Devon Journal’s Beehive project gives all the community groups in the area a chance to create and maintain their own Internet site.
When architecture graduate Will Callaghan set out on his career path, he knew site planning to play a large part in his future – but he didn’t realise it would be websites. Former internet editor at the Nottingham Evening Post,
Internet sessions for the over 50s are proving a runaway success for the Middlesbrough Gazette. Since July 2000, the Evening Gazette’s Newspapers in Education team hasbeen running training courses to bring the benefits of the Internet to peopleaged 50+ in
The Northern Echo has landed an online scoop by getting former Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Mandelson to launch an Internet initiative. New media editor Sarah Andrews persuaded Mr Mandelson to launch ‘The Interview-e’ and put himself foward to tackle questions
Page 1 of 2 The e-newspaper has arrived – and it’s alive and kicking in the south ofEngland. You can now have your weekly news e-mailed to your in-box instead of posted through your letterbox. The team at the Hampshire
Railtrack and GNER bosses have been online to answer questions about the Selby rail crash. The question-and-answer session took place live on the York EveningPress website at thisisyork.co.uk. Robin Gisby, Railtrack’s London North Eastern zone director, who appeared on the
Hackwriters.com, the online creative writing magazine run from Falmouth College of Arts, is celebrating winning its first award. It has won the Metaplus Creative Writing Website Award – a coup for the year-old site, which hosts articles submitted from young
The online Hinkley Times has been shortlisted for the 2001 Newspaper Awards. The website has been named one of the best weekly papers on the world wide web in the awards along with six other electronic titles. Hinkley Times sports
The Eastern Daily Press website, EDP24, has been short-listed for a national award, just six weeks after being launched. The site has been short-listed in the “Best Daily Newspaper on the World Wide Web” category of the 2001 Newspaper Awards.