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Local journalists across the UK are striking blows for press freedom on a daily basis, whether by challenging wrongly-imposed reporting restrictions in court cases, tabling freedom of information requests to public bodies, or generally seeking to uncover information about how we are governed.

On this page you will find an index of all the stories we have carried about regional press newspapers, websites and journalists who have stood up for the public’s right to know.

FOI FAQ

How it operates and how to use it – we answer your questions here

News group puts FOI to the test

Facts and figures revealed – but council holds back on car parking issue

Press freedom plea to editors

Regional press is asked to give insight on barriers to reporting