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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
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
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
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
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,
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.
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
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
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
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
Lasting tribute to be unveiled to reporter killed while tackling an armed robber
18 tots invade photographer’s home as he covers nursery blaze
Industry groups say publishers need to be prepared for disasters
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