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Former journalist dies at 100

Former Nottingham Evening Post journalist Frank Slaughter has died at the age of 100.

He died at the Newspaper Press Fund Home in Dorking, Surrey, after suffering a pneumonia-related heart attack.

As a child Frank dreamed of becoming a reporter, and worked at several newspapers, including the Lincolnshire Free Press and Cambridgeshire Times.

In 1927 he joined the Nottingham Guardian and Post – now the Evening Post – where he worked for almost 40 years.

During his time at the paper he held several posts, including agricultural correspondent, angling correspondent, and deputy chief reporter.

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