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October 2012 News

Hyperlocal news site relaunches after receiving grant

A hyperlocal news site has relaunched with a new responsive mobile site after receiving a funding grant. Daily online magazine Kentishtowner was one of ten hyperlocal projects to be awarded funding of up to £50,000 from innovation foundation Nesta to develop

Entries open for Highlands media awards

An annual media awards which aims to recognise the best journalism in the most northerly parts of Scotland has opened for entries. The Highlands and Islands Media Awards is inviting entries from journalists in 13 categories, which include the best

Newspaper publisher honours top-performing journalists

The Midland News Association has handed out its annual awards to top-performing company staff. Twenty one awards, covering all departments, were presented to employees at an event attended by 440 guests at Telford International Centre last week. Among the winners

Former weekly editor joins regional daily as reporter

A former weekly newspaper editor has returned to his North East roots with a role as a reporter for a regional daily. Stuart Laundy, who is originally from County Durham, has been appointed Teesdale reporter at The Northern Echo. He