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Every day regional newspapers up and down the land go into battle on behalf of their readers. On this page you will find an archive of the hundreds of stories which HoldtheFrontPage has carried about newspapers fighting for their communities.

More drivers Staying Alive

A dramatic drop in road deaths in Lincolnshire is being seen as an indicator of the success of the Echo’s Staying Alive programme. The accident and fatality figures are the lowest for five years with deaths down to 68 from

Bank to double funds raised by Argus

The South Wales Argus has launched an appeal to raise extra cash for a local hospice which it helped to set up. Five years ago the paper donated a total of £250,000, including £100,000 from the Julian Hodge Bank, to

Have a Heart boosted by AM's support

Wales’s Tory leader Nick Bourne has vowed to do all he can to support the Carmarthen Journal’s £50,000 Have A Heart campaign. The Assembly Member, who is an active member of the British Heart Foundation, has pledged his full support

Panto stars help Sunshine Fund

Panto stars have lent their support to the Sunshine Fund – the Newcastle Evening Chronicle appeal which helps sick, disabled and disadvantaged children in the North East. Families have been packing out the Tyne Theatre’s production of Sleeping Beauty, which

Daily Press delivers 'people's bank'

Post Office bosses have praised the Western Daily Press after it was announced that the Government had reached agreement with leading banks for a ‘people’s bank’. The scheme was suggested by the newspaper in February, as part of its popular

Victory in sight for seatbelt battlers

Concerned parents are closing in on victory in their battle for safer school transport – thanks to the Northern Echo. In October, the paper highlighted the lack of seatbelts on school buses in the North East. Hundreds of readers signed