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June 25, 2007

Telegraph exposes sex acts at club

A dossier compiled by the Lancashire Evening Telegraph on sex acts at a lap-dance club has been passed to the police. The paper sent reporters…

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June 25, 2007

Gazette reveals spy story was a spoof

Middlesbrough journalist Peter Harris landed a scoop on the David Shayler spy story – thanks to Shayler’s strong links with his home town and the…

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June 25, 2007

Ash Wednesday deadline approaches

Ash Wednesday, March 8, is the appropriate date for National No Smoking Day. This year it is also one of the focal points in the…

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June 25, 2007

Tip-off gives Echo a head start

It’s a news editor’s nightmare. You take a day off and a great story breaks. It happened at the Lincolnshire Echo yesterday, and Editor Mike…

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June 25, 2007

New title joins post office campaign

The Coventry Evening Telegraph is one of the latest daily regional newspapers to ask its readers to help “Save Our Post Offices”. It joins the…

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June 25, 2007

Openness pledge by council

Several newspapers around the country have been campaigning against council secrecy as local authorities bring in new cabinet systems – designed to streamline local government….

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June 25, 2007

Backing for "Bede on the Block"

The Sunderland Echo says that its campaign to get a statue of The Venerable Bede put on a vacant plinth in Trafalgar Square has won…

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June 25, 2007

Double campaign delight in Hull

For weeks the Hull Daily Mail has been pursuing Home Secretary Jack Straw for answers to vital questions on policing in Humberside. The paper is…

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June 25, 2007

Leicester's new-look is a hit!

Day one of the new-look Leicester Mercury – and the first edition rolled off the presses with a tribute to its readers’ generosity on page…

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June 25, 2007

The new-look Leicester Mercury

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June 25, 2007

Editor honoured with achievement award

Editor Rachael Campey has been honoured with a Woman of Achievement award. She was one of eight recipients of the first awards of their kind…

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June 25, 2007

Former music critic dies

Former East Anglian Daily Times music critic Gordon Hawkins has died at the age of 88. Mr Hawkins had a distinguished naval career, rising to…

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June 25, 2007

Council U-turn over secrecy

Derby City Council’s controversial cabinet of councillors – known as the gang of eight – has reversed its decision to meet in secret. Council leader…

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June 25, 2007

Trust earns Times a scoop on sea tragedy

A yachtsman involved in a double tragedy has broken his silence on the affair in an exclusive interview with his local paper. The East Anglian…

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June 25, 2007

OAPs on their guard

Aberdeen pensioners are being urged to be cautious of unknown callers at the door – and their local evening newspaper is helping to drive home…

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June 25, 2007

Robin is the people's champion

Feared by the bad – loved by the good Robin Hood may have been the champion of the people in medieval Sherwood Forest, but a…

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