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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.

If you want to look up a story from a certain month you can use our Journalism News Archive which lists stories by date and also according to which channel or category they appeared in (eg law, campaigns, awards.)

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Career swap for journalist Joanna

New series sees writer become a hairdresser, receptionist, lollipop lady – and more

Paper shows its support with £20,000 sponsorship pledge

The Scunthorpe Telegraph has agreed a new three-year sponsorship deal with Scunthorpe United. The newspaper has been backing its local football club since 1995 with the sponsorship of the Telegraph Family Stand, and has now agreed a new £20,000-plus deal

Mail special edition for Lady in the Lake verdict

The North West Evening Mail put out a special edition on Friday after Gordon Park was found guilty in the Lady in the Lake trial. It was on sale shortly after 5.30pm – less than two hours after the verdict

News in brief

Media commentator Ray Snoddy will be the keynote speaker at the Newspaper Society’s Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Conference. Taking place in Birmingham on Monday, April 4, the conference will be followed by a gala awards ceremony designed to recognise and

Chronicle helps trace man mother feared was dead

The Congleton Chronicle was able to tell the mother of a man feared dead following the Boxing Day tsunami that her son was safe. When details of her search were published in the paper, a friend of a friend got

Reporter makes 12,000ft plane jump

Daredevil reporter Janine Kelso has raised more than £700 for charity after jumping out of a plane and plummeting through the air at 120mph. The 26-year-old, who works for Archant’s Hornsey Journal, completed a tandem skydive for Action for Kids,

End of an era as 'Mr Citizen' retires

The Citizen in Gloucester has said a fond farewell to deputy editor Bev Ward after his distinguished career in journalism spanning more than four decades. Bev, (64), has been the engine behind the scenes at The Citizen for 27 years.

Makeover for magazine as newspapers take it in-house

A monthly magazine which is given away with the Kent and Sussex Courier and Sevenoaks Chronicle has been given a make-over after its production was taken in-house by the sister titles. Today magazine was previously contracted to a third party

New MD for island publisher

Paul Carter has been appointed managing director of the Guernsey Press Ltd, publishers of the Guernsey Press and Star. Previously deputy managing director of the Guernsey Press, his appointment follows a reorganisation of parent group Guiton’s publishing interests into a

News in brief

Veteran football reporter Roy Webster, (71), has rigged up scaffolding to save himself from having to perch on the top of a ladder to report on matches. He has been banned from the ground of Wroxham Football Club but is

Star digs deep to pay tribute to gardening legend

The Shropshire Star is commissioning a life-sized bronze sculpture of gardening legend Percy Thrower in memory of the county’s adopted son. The newspaper is funding the project from its own pocket to commemorate the 60th anniversary of his arrival in

Quarter of a century of service for Telegraph's Nigel

Production editor Nigel Fisher is celebrating a quarter of a century of service to Grimsby and Scunthorpe Newspapers as part of a journalistic career which has spanned more than 30 years. Nigel, (48), started his training at Richmond College in

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