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Articles from HoldtheFrontPage writers past and present. For technical reasons it was not possible to import bylines for former members of staff when we relaunched the site in April 2011, but for the record - and because their contributions deserve to be noted somewhere - most of the archived stories listed here were written by Patrick Astill (2000-2008), Nikki Sargeson (2001-2007) and Tamlyn Jones (2007-2010.)

More success for Don

Matlock Mercury editor Don Hale has now scooped FIVE awards in the wake of his campaign to free convicted murderer Stephen Downing – and he’s nominated for even more. Apart from his regional BT Media Award for Midlands Weekly Journalist

Student Media Awardsare launched

Page 1 of 2 The Guardian has launched the Student Media Awards 2001 – their 23rd year. They are open to people who’ve spent time at university getting valuable experience in journalism – and could give them the step up

Peace award for Belfast journalist

Page 1 of 2 The political correspondent of the Belfast Telegraph has won one of Ireland’s most prestigious awards. Chris Thornton’s prize is for the promotion of peace and reconciliation in Ireland. He has worked with Independent writer David McKittrick

Journal team make a splash

Staff at the Lowestoft Journal helped boost fundraising efforts for a new community football centre.

Regional press honoured for campaigning work

Campaigning newspapers have been rewarded for their work in the local community in the Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards 2000. The awards, announced at the Newspaper Society’s Newspaper Sales and Promotions Conference and Exhibition, attracted hundreds of entries from newspapers

New home for newspapers

Newspapers have said farewell to the company’s head office premises.