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Cancer claims life of journalist and lecturer

A former regional press journalist, turned journalism lecturer, has died aged 43. Nick Maybury, who previously worked for the Sheffield Star, Northampton Chronicle & Echo, and Aberdeen Evening Express, had been suffering from cancer. He had also worked at the

New regionals' role for deputy Darren

Aberdeen Evening Express deputy editor Darren Thwaites is to leave the paper later this month to join Trinity Mirror. Darren, (35), will join Trinity Mirror Regionals’ divisional team in Liverpool as an editorial development manager. He will work alongside existing

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The Birmingham Post has launched a campaign to block a legal loophole that does not require coach passengers to wear seatbelts.The decision to launch the campaign has come shortly after the 20th anniversary of mandatory seatbelt wearing for front seat

Post puts readers in picture

The Bristol Evening Post has launched a new online picture service for its readers. A new website allows readers to order pictures which have appeared in the paper. The site will also contain images taken by Evening Post photographers that

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Double-page news and features spreads are adorning the walls of a Liverpool city centre pub after the owners thought it was time to reflect the Echo’s good news stories.The ‘Echo Wall’ features the Capital of Culture bid, the Stop The

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Daily record editor Peter Cox and journalist Bob Shields are to run this year’s New York Marathon.On November 3 the pair will set off from New York’s Staten Island and attempt to cross the finishing line of the city’s marathon

Ron's final edition

The assistant editor of the Aberdeen Evening Express has retired after 37 years with the paper. Ron Ferrier, (58), began his newspaper career as a cub reporter on the Montrose Standard. A year later he moved to the Evening Express

Steve's Oasis run-in

An Aberdeen Evening Express reporter became the latest person to feel the wrath of Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher after a review of the group’s latest gig in the paper. Steven Henry’s report of the rock group’s Aberdeen concert didn’t go

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The Yorkshire Evening Post has reached its target of raising £2m for a local children’s hospice in just 18 months.The A Place For Us appeal was launched to build a new stand-alone unit to treat children with terminal diseases at

New regional editor is named by Trinity Mirror

A series of key editorial and training appointments – including a new editor for a Sunday regional – has been announced by Trinity Mirror. At Trinity Mirror Regionals’ Cardiff centre, Tim Gordon (right) has been promoted to editor of Wales

Gayle takes to the skies – ON a plane!

A brave Aberdeen Evening Express reporter has taken to the skies in a breath-taking charity stunt. Gayle Nicol, (25), took part in a wing-walk to raise to raise money for cancer research – standing on the top wing of a

Reporter is plane crazy!

Daredevil Gayle Nicol, a reporter on the Aberdeen Evening Express, is out to prove she is just plane crazy! The brave 25-year-old is preparing to take part in a charity wing-walk to raise money for cancer research. Gayle will stand

Best of both worlds

Journalist Jennifer Veitch is finding she has the best of both worlds in her latest role as associate editor of the Edinburgh Evening News. At just 28 years old, Jennifer has moved around the industry more than many journalists twice

Journalists' MMR turmoil

As the row over the MMR vaccine rages on, two regional journalists have been speaking about the hard decision they had to make to have their children vaccinated. In an open letter published in the Peterborough Evening Telegraph, reporter Lisa

Death of former sports editor

A former Aberdeen Evening Express sports editor has died. Ron Robertson, who retired in 1995, was diagnosed with leukaemia last October and died in hospital. He was 61. Ron had worked at the Evening Express for 40 years, joining the

Reporters make the Three Times Promise

A trio of life-saving reporters from the Aberdeen Evening Express have done their bit to boost the nation’s blood banks in support of a campaign by the Blood Transfusion Service. Tanya Johnson, Gayle Nicol and Lee MacKay all rolled up