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News in brief

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

News in brief

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

News in brief

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

Beehive buzzing as hivehits 200

The Beehive Online Community Network at thisisnorthscotland, which gives non-profit-making groups the chance to create and publish websites free of charge, has reached a landmark of 200 sites. Thumpers Pet Rabbit Rescue became the 200th site to join the network,

Is title un-Christian?

A campaign run by the Aberdeen Evening Express has been condemned by ministers for being un-Christian to criminals. The newspaper has been running the Smash the Vandals campaign since August following a wave of vandalism in the area, and aims

Successful end to Children 2000 cash drive

The Aberdeen Evening Express’s fundraising scheme, Children 2000, has come to another successful end after raising more than £27,000 for local groups. Readers of the Evening Express have collected 14m tokens printed in the paper for this year’s campaign, and

Former Express writer publishes new book

Former Aberdeen Evening Express journalist David Smith has written a new book chronicling the city through the 1950s and 1960s. The book, Aberdeen in the Fifties and Sixties, recalls some of the most memorable events in the recent history of