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Norwich Evening News editor David Bourn is becoming a more familiar face to his readership.
He’s secured a regular slot on the Anglia TV news quiz What’s the Story. He took part in a pilot show which proved such a hit that he’s been invited back as a regular panelist.


A bumper £1,680 was raised for charity at the tenth anniversary dinner for The Journal magazine, a sister publication of the Cannock Mercury.
Local businesses rallied round for the chance to win prizes in a raffle and auction, with the proceeds going to the St Giles Hospice at Whittington and the Birmingham Children’s Hospital.


Teenagers preparing for the GCSE exams in the Hull area have been boning up on the essentials with help from the Hull Daily Mail’s Moving On Up revision guides.
They have been using packs which comprise a 16-page guide, four-page booklet with tips for parents and more than 3,000 have gone out to secondary schools.


Cornish Guardian reporters Jimmy Shapland and Alan Barber took to two wheels for a charity cycle ride in aid of ambulance charity FLEET. They pedaled 18 miles for the event.


The East Coast Media centre at Grimsby College has been officially opened with Grimsby Telegraph editor Peter Moore unveiling a plaque to mark the occasion.
The £1.2m centre offers media and production courses and has already won a Beacon Award during its first year.


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