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Echo speaks out for its readers in reservoir battle

The South Wales Echo has sent a clear message to Cardiff council’s planning committee over a proposed development at Llanishen Reservoir. Western Power Distribution has put forward an application to build more than 300 houses on land at the redundant

New appointment as Milburn PR venture grows

Former South Wales Echo editor Alastair Milburn has announced plans to expand his media and PR agency, just a month after it was officially launched. Peter Bibby is to join the firm as account director, after a successful first month

New Year, new business, for former editor

Former South Wales Echo editor Alastair Milburn has begun the New Year with a bang, with the launch of his new business, Effective Communication.

New editor chosen for south Wales daily

Richard Williams is to become the new editor of the South Wales Echo. Currently editor-in-chief of the Evening Leader in Wrexham, he will succeed Alastair Milburn, who announced plans to launch his own media and PR agency earlier this year.

Business venture beckons for Echo editor

South Wales Echo editor Alastair Milburn is leaving the Cardiff-based newspaper to set up his own business. The 35-year-old, who has edited the Echo for the past three years, plans to launch his own media and PR agency, advising businesses

Postie's court lies exposed by Echo

A postman who lied about his father and two sisters dying to save himself from jail is behind bars – thanks to the South Wales Echo. Michael Jones dumped hundreds of Christmas letters in woods and in court blamed his

'I'll be there for you!' says the Echo

The South Wales Echo was definitely there for fans of the smash TV comedy Friends. The Cardiff-based paper set up a special hotline for readers who were desperate to find out how the last-ever episode of the show ended when

Advertiser names its man

Mark Waldron is to become the new editor of the Swindon Evening Advertiser. Currently deputy editor of the South Wales Echo in Cardiff, he will succeed Simon O’Neill, who left to become editor of the Oxford Mail in February. The

Editor joins "Echogate" inquiry

A regional newspaper is at the centre of a political storm over “planted” letters to show the council leader in a good light and boost his image. South Wales Echo editor Alastair Milburn and political and business editor Phillip Nifield

News in brief

Former Cambridge city mayor Chris Larkin has received a pictorial account of his mayoral year from the Cambridge Evening News.He received the album, which contains a collection of photographs chartinig the mayor’s engagements, from editor Colin Grant, who said: “As

Western Mail to take legal action over foot and mouth

The Western Mail is taking legal action against the Government over its refusal to hold a full public inquiry into the foot-and-mouth crisis. The legal challenge will be headed by Richard Lissack QC, a leading barrister and farmer, who has