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Readers of the Llanelli Star have embarked on a letter writing campaign to save the town’s 24-hour accident and emergency service.
Readers are signing ready-printed letters published in the paper after the paper ran five pages of news stories, opinions and background to launch the campaign.


A website set up as part of the Bristol Evening Post’s Save Our Streets has clocked up its 10,000th user.
The site, launched 10 months ago, carries details of the paper’s campaign, which is designed to try and reclaim the city’s from the muggers.


An MP has been given backing from the Reading Evening Post in his fight to cut delays in vital treatment for criminals with drug addictions.
Reading West MP Martin Salter wants to draw attention to the two-week average delay for court-ordered treatment.


Crime Spotters has been launched by the Crawley Observer to alert readers to local crime.
The paper has issued an appeal to victims or witnesses of crime to get in touch.


Artist and photographer Mark Wood has been the first to take advantage of a new display opportunity at the Haywood Street offices of the Leek Post and Times.
Space in the reception area is available to artists and craft groups who want to increase their reach.


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