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Award-winning photographer Richard Austin is taking his snapshots of Westcountry wildlife to Torbay Hospital for his first free public exhibition.
The freelance photographer’s work is regularly displayed on the Animal Magic feature in the Western Morning News, and he has been recognised by a series of awards and accolades over the years. He has also published four books of his work.

The Western Mail and Echo has been highlighted in Match Winners, a guide to encourage collaboration between the private sector and social enterprises, for its work with a packaging and despatch service provider.
Pack-it has an employment policy which means more than half its members of staff have a disability. The guide offers examples and help on how to benefit from commercial collaboration.

More than 50 Kentish Times Newspapers staff have packed up their belongings in a move to a temporary office while their home at Sidcup is refurbished. The move was part of a five-week makeover to create modern offices and an improved working environment.

Adrienne McGill, of the Belfast News Letter, has been hailed as one of the top three regional personal finance journalists in the UK.
She came in third at the 2005 Bradford and Bingley Personal Finance Media Awards.

South Asia earthquake victims are to get a £5,000 aid boost thanks to readers of The Sentinel in Stoke-on-Trent.
The paper printed a special form for donations in conjunction with children’s charity UNICEF.