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"Show her you care"

The Ipswich Evening Star has handed over £500 to launch a campaign to show support for a 92-year-old rape victim. The Show Her You Care appeal is being jointly run between the newspaper and Sainsbury’s, the store where the pensioner

Ipswich inches ahead:ABC news

The Ipswich Evening Star increased its sales by 0.68 per cent to 29,920. Evening Star brand manager Austen Dak said: “The performance is down to a combination of things. “The relaunch of the newspaper last September, which saw a new

Profiling the 'winners':ABC news

Among the good news in the newly-published ABC figures was a rise of 1.26 per cent for the Bolton Evening News, which now enjoys a circulation of 41,073. The Ipswich Evening Star increased its sales by 0.68 per cent to

Things that go bump in the byte

Things that go bump in the byte Weird and wonderful things are going on at Eastern Counties Newspapers. The group’s website includes a section called The N-Files, devoted to reports of spooky goings-on in East Anglia. There are drop-down menus

New look Star celebrates sales boost

The Ipswich Evening Star is sporting a new look amid a bagful of successful campaigns and increased sales figures. The Star has scooped 15 industry accolades in the last four years and recently picked up an award for its part

They think it's Pickover – it is now!

A triumphant Nigel Pickover starts his celebration run after seeing the ball hit the back of the net Ipswich Evening Star editor Nigel Pickover has achieved his schoolboy dream – he stuck the ball in the back of the net

Awards hopefuls line up for prestigious BT final

The cream of the regional media will be saluted on Thursday as the prestigious BT national awards for excellence are handed out. A quality field of entrants, already crowned regional winners in nine heats across the country, has been chosen

Love bug strikes newspaper offices

A computer virus, which paralysed computer networks across the world, provided copy for the regional press – but few real problems. Warnings about the “ILOVEYOU” virus were sent to newsrooms by many of their own IT departments soon after work

Paper takes itself to PCC in storm over rapist

The Ipswich Evening Star has taken the unusual step of referring itself to the Press Complaints Commission. The move follows what it claims have been threats by Essex Probation Service to take the paper to the PCC over its coverage

BT awards shortlist unveiled

IT’S down to two – Metro London and the Ipswich Evening Star – in the battle to be named London and Northern Home Counties Daily Newspaper of the Year. Shortlisted entrants in the annual BT Press and Broadcast Awards were

With rights come responsibilities

Journalists have been asked to remember their responsibilities as the new Freedom of Information Act is brought in. Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer told a law conference that they were the prism through which the public viewed open government. He outlined

'Substantial' damages paid after regional press libel

A regional newspaper has agreed to pay a top racehorse trainer undisclosed libel damages following a story about the sale of an animal. Paul D’Arcy had brought libel proceedings in London’s High Court over a claim that he acted unprofessionally

Star court victory – but fightis no easier

A court order challenged by the Ipswich Evening Star has allowed identification of a teenager who punched a middle-aged man in the street. The court victory for the Star is one of a series around the country – but persuading

Star unmasks "menace"

The Ipswich Evening Star has named and shamed a teenage hooligan on its front-page, after he carried out a reign of terror against shop staff and customers. The 14-year-old boy, who appeared before a youth court – which automatically bans

Star bid to untangle bus chaos

The Ipswich Evening Star is warning of chaos on the town’s buses – after two companies made changes to their schedules. Fears of a passenger revolt have led the paper to launch Bus Watch, to highlight the state of services.