Newcastle Evening Chronicle journalist Brian Severs has died, aged 56. He had been one of company’s longest serving members of staff, joining in 1971. He first worked at the Chronicle’s sister paper, The Journal, as a linotype operator and compositor.
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The Lowestoft Journal has been given a bright new look as part of a project to redesign and relaunch a number of weekly titles published by Archant. The newspaper group plans to revamp all of its titles in its Norfolk
IcNewcastle.co.uk, the digital media arm of Newcastle Chronicle & Journal, has joined forces with Tyne and Wear Development Company to provide a daily business news feed from The Journal to their recently launched website. www.tyne-wear.co.uk provides a dedicated service to
One of the longest-serving employees at Aberdeen Journals has signed off, taking his last shift in the press room 47 years after joining the firm.Paul Shand, (62), began as a 15-year-old newsroom ‘runner’, served an apprenticeship to become a process
A new regional business magazine dedicated to championing and promoting enterprise, has been launched by Trinity Mirror, the publishers of The Journal and the Evening Gazette in the North East. The glossy, full colour, monthly Enterprise North East is edited
Former Western Mail editor Neil Fowler is launching his own PR business: Neil Fowler Communications. The new business will build on Neil’s knowledge of Wales and of the British media industry, utilizing his wide range of contacts and his experience
New editors have been appointed at two Scottish newspapers. Ian Stewart has been officially named as the new editor of the Edinburgh Evening News after ten months as acting editor. Prior to that he had been deputy editor of the
With more than 30 years in journalism under her belt, Anne Edwards has returned to the “grass roots” of newspapers as the new editor of the Great Yarmouth Mercury. Anne, (49), has taken over from Martin Throssell who retired after
A 48-page football special magazine Season Ticket has been produced by The Journal in Newcastle. Printed as a stand-alone publication, it is unique to the region in that it previews every Premier, Nationwide and Scottish League side in the area.
After reading of his crime in the Cornish Guardian, a thief with a conscience returned £100 of child benefits that he stole from a young mother of three.Police in St Austell received an envelope containing the money – and an
The 50th anniversary of the Lynton and Lynmouth flood disaster has been marked by a weekly newspaper with a special 12-page supplement. The North Devon Journal included the supplement in its August 15 edition, exactly 50 years after more than
A pay dispute at Newcastle Chronicle and Journal Ltd has been settled. National Union of Journalists members at the company, publishers of The Journal, Evening Chronicle, Sunday Sun and Herald & Post series, had held a series of one-day and
Martin Throssell, editor of the Great Yarmouth Mercury, has retired. He has spent more than 10 years at the helm of the Mercury, 36 years working for the Archant newspaper group, and 40 years in regional journalism. Martin began his
More strike dates have been announced by National Union of Journalists members at Newcastle Chronicle and Journal Ltd. More than 100 members stayed away from work yesterday in the second 24-hour strike to be held at the company, publishers of
A second day of strike action was today due to take place at Newcastle Chronicle and Journal Ltd, with more than 100 journalists protesting over pay. National Union of Journalists members at the company, publishers of The Journal, Evening Chronicle,