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An elderly war veteran, whose electric wheelchair was wrecked by vandals, has been overwhelmed by the generosity of readers of the Croydon Guardian.The newspaper told how the incident had left Fred Taylor a prisoner in his own home, prompting dozens

Frank returns to print

Scottish journalist and broadcaster Frank Gilfeather has been signed up by the Aberdeen Evening Express in a move which marks a return to his old stomping ground. Frank is a former champion boxer and promises to pull no punches in

Express forces finance probe

An investigation is being launched into the finances of a major Scottish sports event – thanks to the Aberdeen Evening Express. An independent auditor is to examine the accounts of the World Corporate Games after the newspaper revealed a string

Success for Children 2000 appeal

The Aberdeen Evening Express’s Millennium Fund, Children 2000, has ended happily after raising £40,000 for local groups. Seventy-eight groups will receive a share of the cash, following a year of fundraising events such as carol concerts and soccer tournaments. Express

First Minister to be questioned

Scotland’s First Minister Henry McLeish is being taken up on his promise to listen to everyone in the country – by the campaigning Aberdeen Evening Express. The newspaper is encouraging readers to call and leave a message for the First

Kim's set to wow them

After five years in the Scottish regional press, Kim Dawson has told HoldTheFrontPage she has found herself on the perfect career platform. Well, it’s a change from the perfect platform boots she sported (pictured left) in a previous story (click

Doreen retires after 20 years of early mornings

A woman who has spent more than twenty years keeping an Aberdeen newsroom clean has retired. Doreen Mackay, 71, is a well-known face at Aberdeen Journals where she worked from 2am to 7am tidying up after messy reporters. Newspapers produced

Moreen tells it straight

After her brush with death in a Spanish hotel that collapsed, journalist Moreen Simpson is back on top form, telling it how it is in her weekly column for the Aberdeen Evening Express. Page 1 of 2 The world and

Moreen's traveller's tale

A journalist who was among 400 guests staying at a Spanish hotel block that collapsed has returned home to tell her tale. Aberdeen Evening Express columnist Moreen Simpson was staying with her husband Richard Bennett at a Majorcan resort and

Columnist escapes as hotel collapses

Aberdeen Evening Express columnist Moreen Simpson escaped injury when a three-storey Majorcan hotel block collapsed. Amazingly, not one of the 22 rooms in the block at the Hotel Picafort Park was occupied when the building caved in. Moreen, who was

Cash pours in for Yann

An Aberdeen Evening Express story about the heart-rending plight of a three-year-old boy has resulted in a major fund-raising effort. Yann Chevrot suffers from a rare genetic condition – Moebius Syndrome – which causes facial paralysis. People with Moebius Syndrome

Good idea from a boozy night

Decisions made under the influence of alcohol have a tendency to be disastrous. However, when Scott Begbie decided to cut down on booze and pork scratchings and start back on the road to good health, it was a decision that

Paper's cruelty probe"opened the floodgates"

The Aberdeen Evening Express backgrounder on cruel nun Sister Alphonso revealed the role the newspaper played in bringing her case to trial. The nun was found guilty of four charges of cruelty against youngsters in her care at children’s homes.

Love is delivered with the evening paper

Bride-to-be Marion McBain has told how she found love with her paper Bill. And the Aberdeen Evening Express thinks the happy couple have come up with the best reason yet for having your local paper delivered to your door –