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Last chance to enter the 37th Scottish Press Awards


Today is the last chance to enter the 37th Scottish Press Awards organised by the Scottish Newspaper Society.

Among the 21 categories on offer are weekly newspaper of the year, journalist of the year and campaign of the year.

The shortlist will be published in March and the winners will be announced at a ceremony on Thursday 21 April at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow.

Entries must have been published between 1st January and 31st December 2015. To download an entry form, click here.

YEP calendar

The Yorkshire Evening Post has produced a calendar featuring photographs from across its 125-year history.

The calendar, pictured above, showcases a selection of the famous faces who have helped put Leeds on the map since the YEP first hit the streets back in 1890.

Images featured include Leeds United’s players toasting their 1992 league title win on an open-topped bus parade.

There is also a shot of the world’s greatest cyclists making their way down the Headrow, in Leeds, during the Tour de France Grand Départ in 2o14.


Journalists-CharityTables are still available for an annual ball to be held in aid of the Journalists’ Charity in March.

The ball, to be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, in Glasgow, on Saturday 5 March, is held each year to raise funds for the charity, which runs care homes and sheltered housing for retired journalists and also provides emergency grants.

The evening starts at 7pm with a complimentary champagne reception and a three-course meals follows with a half bottle of wine for each guest included in the £55 ticket price.

Some tables are still available for the event, which can be booked by contacting Margaret Morrison. She can be reached on (0141) 302 7005 or via email ar

Pebbles were the first 'Joy of Sussex' to be featured

Pebbles were the first ‘Joy of Sussex’ to be featured

Brighton daily The Argus is running a series of features aiming to highlight the best of its patch.

The newspaper has launched a ‘Joy of Sussex’ series, which will see pieces written about various aspects of the county.

The project began with an article about Sussex’s pebbled beaches and is due to continue over the course of 25 consecutive editions, with the county’s Victorian piers and bandstands as well as the natural splendour of the South Downs among other subjects set to be featured.

Once the series ends, readers will pick a winning ‘Joy of Sussex’ from the shortlisted 25.

Trinity Mirror plcA former commercial director of TalkTalk is joining Trinity Mirror as a non-executive director.

Olivia Streatfield will join the board on 15 January 2016 and additionally serve on the audit and risk, remuneration and nomination committees.

Her most recent executive role was as the commercial director of TalkTalk’s consumer business.

Chairman David Grigson said: “I am delighted that Olivia has agreed to join the Board. She will bring with her a wealth of commercial experience and her skills will be a valuable addition to the Board as we focus on our future development.”