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Welcome to our resources section. This section of the site is designed to help journalists and editors in their daily work, whether that be by providing help in the newsroom through our ‘find a freelance’ section or a story idea to help fill that missing page lead.

Story ideas

Quiet day in the office? In need of some inspiration to fill that slot on the features page? Check out our story ideas here and see if you can take news developments from around the UK and localise them for your patch. We would like to make this section of the site a genuine exchange of ideas between journalists so if you’ve had a great story idea which you would like to pass on, email us on and we will publish them here.

Find a Freelance

We’ve made it easier than ever to find freelance help via HTFP. Simply go to our new-look freelance section and you can search by name, location, subject specialism or professional skills. If you are a freelance and would like your details to appear on the site, you can also add your own listing.


We continue to provide a webmail service for those HTFP users that need one. Create your webmail account @holdthefrontpage or login if you already have one.