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Chronicle chooses new editor

Keith Redbourn is to become the new editor of the Hampshire Chronicle. Currently editor of the Wokingham Times, he is expected to join the Winchester-based title in March, succeeding Alan Cleaver, who is moving to the Lake District. Keith (pictured)

'Christmas Chronicles' hits the stage

A weekly title believes it could have become the first newspaper to put on… a stage show. The Hampshire Chronicle thinks it may have achieved a world-first with The Christmas Chronicles – a show staged at Winchester’s Theatre Royal. It

Editor to leave paper for new life in The Lakes

Hampshire Chronicle editor Alan Cleaver is to leave the paper after eight years at the helm. He and his partner, Lesley Park, who also works on the Winchester-based title, plan to move to the Lake District early next year. Alan,

'Haunted' Chronicle on the move after 200 years

Staff at the Hampshire Chronicle are to move to new offices later this year. Editorial, advertising, newspaper sales and marketing staff at the Winchester paper will move to a new building with improved facilities in the autumn. But there is

Phantoms found at newspaper office

The offices of the Hampshire Chronicle have provided some spooky goings on for a team of television ghost hunters. The group from the ‘Phantom or Fraud’ project spent the night in the listed building in Winchester High Street and came

News in brief

A tiny four-paragraph football report tucked away in the Somerset Standard relayed the tale of a hard-fought cup tie between Norton Hill Rangers and Wookey.The penalty shoot-out was covered thus: “As the first Norton Hill player stepped up to take

Chronicle goes e-lectronic

A second trial of a purely electronic version of the Hampshire Chronicle is set to begin. A year ago the Chronicle ran a successful eight-week trial publishing the paper in Microsoft Reader format and e-mailing it to volunteer “guinea pigs”

Growing business and boosting profit – the answers

Key figures from the world of digital information will be sharing their knowledge at a major newspaper conference. The Newspaper Society’s New Media Conference is aimed at people involved in the development of electronic media and e-commerce in the regional

Newspapers? I remember them…

Page 1 of 2 The e-newspaper has arrived – and it’s alive and kicking in the south ofEngland. You can now have your weekly news e-mailed to your in-box instead of posted through your letterbox. The team at the Hampshire

Flying the flag for Local Newspaper Week

Page 1 of 2 Regional newspapers all over the country took part in a celebration of the industry last week. Local Newspaper Week, organised by The Newspaper Society, prompted daily and weekly papers into action by organising events or promoting

Is this the beginning of the end for printed newspapers

Hampshire Chronicle editor Alan Cleaver believes the e-paper could mean the end of newspapers as we know them. The Winchester-based Chronicle, which celebrates its 228th birthday this week, is at the cutting edge of this new technology as the first

Anyone for a sausage – all 49 of them!

Never work with children or animals is an adage as useful to journalists as the acting profession – but dead animals? The lesson was learned the hard way by Ian Murray, of the Southern Daily Echo in Southampton, when he

The e-book revolution

The Hampshire Chronicle has published what it believes is Britain’s first e-paper. The newspaper can be downloaded onto a pocket-sized computer in a matterof seconds. However few people in Britain will be able to read the e-paper at themoment. The

Chronicle wins work experience gong

The Hampshire Chronicle has won a national accolade for its work experience programme. The title was presented with a special judges’ trophy in the National Council for Work Experience Awards at the Royal Society for the Arts, London. Judges praised