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June 2012 News

Northcliffe completes takeover of Nottingham weekly

The sale of independent weekly the Nottingham and Long Eaton topper to Nottingham Post publisher Northcliffe Media has today been finalised, a month after it was given the go-ahead by competition watchdogs. Despite fears voiced by the National Union of

Former journalist turned professor awarded CBE

A former regional press journalist who went on to become a national newspaper editor and is now a university professor has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Ian Hargreaves started his career at the Keighley News

Photographers to boycott Stone Roses gigs in contract row

Photographers are set to boycott three Stone Roses concerts after demands they sign contracts restricting use of their images. Freelance photographer Ian Turton has organised the boycott involving hundreds of snappers who will not attend the band’s three reunion concerts