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Yorkshire Press Awards 2000

More than 20 journalists will be honoured in the Yorkshire Press Awards 2000 – which will be presented on Monday (November 27). And HoldtheFrontPage will bring you all the winners on this site as soon as the lunchtime ceremony finishes

100% success rate in the November NCE

Two photographers gained distinctions in the November National Certificate Examination. They were Allan Hutchings, of The News, Portsmouth, and Aaron St Clair, of The Argus. They were among 16 press photographers and one photo-journalist who sat the NCE on November

MBE-winning photographer found dead at home

A retired photographer, who worked on North Yorkshire newspapers for 40 years, and was honoured by the Queen, has died. Bill Robson, (74), had worked for the Harrogate-based Ackrill Newspaper Group, publishers of the Harrogate Advertiser Series. He was well

Tributes paid to former editor

Harold Hardcastle, former editor of the Pateley Bridge and Nidderdale Herald, has died aged 76. Known to friends and colleagues as Harry, he had worked as a reporter for the Herald for 24 years, having started at Ackrill Newspapers’ Ripon

Chess-playing Yorkshire journalist has died

A man who began work at the Yorkshire Post as a cub reporter during the war, has died, aged 79. One of his first stories was being on the spot when a downed German fighter pilot gave himself up. Stanley

Death of former Ackrill newsman

Bob Stockton, a former editorial director of Ackrill Newspapers in Yorkshire, has died aged 91. He began his journalism career as a reporter on the short-lived Harrogate Journal. On leaving the paper he and a business partner set up a