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June 25, 2007

News In Brief – from around the regions

BIG JUGS FOR SALE: Saucy signs in shop windows have come under fire in Edinbrugh. One city bar has a huge poster on an outside…

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June 25, 2007

Star celebrates as club survives

Shrewsbury Town’s escape from the jaws of non-league football placed a feather in the cap of its local paper. The Shropshire Star ran a vigorous…

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June 25, 2007

Peace and reconciliation in Japan

Reporter Alex Gore was pictured in the Lincolnshire Echo tackling a 28-stone sumo wrestler whose name means “Wisteria branch”. Albert Edward Gore died in 1942…

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June 25, 2007

As you DON'T like it

Amrin Khan struggles bravely with her French accent while a trio of cast members look on smugly. Photo by Debbie Allen: Courtesy of Leicester Mercury….

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June 25, 2007

18th birthday treat from the Echo

When Yvonne Schofield turned 18, there was only one present she wanted – a trip in a helicopter. But her mum, Barbara Drinkwater, could not…

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June 25, 2007

You are the eyes and ears of local democracy

Oppostion Leader William Hague has paid tribute to Britain’s regional newspapers and called for greater openness in government to allow local journalists to probe, question,…

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June 25, 2007

It's not all beer and skittles, says Bob

Bob Turner went to the pub seven years ago…but now he’s back. A journalist for 27 years, Bob left the Nottingham Evening Post in 1993…

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June 25, 2007

Here come the M.E.N. in blue….

Two regional newspapers pulled out all the stops to celebrate success at opposite ends of the Football League spectrum. For the Manchester Evening News, it…

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June 25, 2007

New post created by Johnston Press

A former managing director of Express Newspapers has been appointed to a newly-created post of Group Managing Director – Publishing, with Johnston Press. The appointment…

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June 25, 2007

Top honour for Geoffrey Copeman

Geoffrey Copeman, vice-chairman of Eastern Counties Newspapers Group, has become only the seventh person to be awarded the Newspaper Society’s prestigious President’s Prize. The honour…

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June 25, 2007

Sub-zero trip for James

When reporter James Slack was asked if he fancied a trip to Canada, he didn’t hesitate. Then came the catch. This was no luxury press…

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June 25, 2007

MPs back Evening Post on secrecy

Conservative and Liberal Democrat MPs have pledged support for the Nottingham Evening Post’s campaign to keep town hall secrecy at bay as they prepared to…

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June 25, 2007

'Phenomenal' success of apartnership in humanity

Regional newspaper appeals on behalf of the United Nations Children’s Fund raised about £350,000 in three weeks to ease suffering in flood-ravaged Mozambique. Unicef regional…

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June 25, 2007

Evening News backs people's art

The Cambridge Evening News is backing a local gallery’s appeal for people to translate 21st century life into art. A wide-ranging exhibition called It’s Your…

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June 25, 2007

Life would be dull without the Telegraph, says MP

MP Austin Mitchell could not let Local Newspaper Week go by without paying tribute to his own local evening paper – the Grimsby Telegraph. In…

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June 25, 2007

Life would be dull without the Telegraph

A good local paper is an essential part of the local life of any community. So essential that it’s hard to think what things would…

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