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New MD for south coast publishing company

John Banks has been appointed regional managing director of Newsquest (Hampshire). Previously holding the same role in Newsquest’s South West region, his new job is based in Southampton. Newsquest (Hampshire) covers publishing centres at Andover, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Southampton and Winchester.

News in brief

Journalist and mental health campaigner John Hooper has died after a battle with cancer. He was 72.John was a correspondent for the Gloucester Citizen’s Grapevine column for more than 15 years and also worked as reporter in Canada. The Sheffield

Death of respected Midlands journalist

One of the Midlands’ most respected journalists, Clem Jones CBE, has died aged 87. He was dedicated to journalism and press freedom and spent many years working for the Express and Star in Wolverhampton. Picture courtesy of the Shropshire Star

Pub remembers newspaper founder

The former offices of the Andover Advertiser are now filled with the clinking of drinkers’ glasses instead of the sound of frantic news gathering – as the building has been converted into a pub. The newly opened public house has

Advertiser at the heartof the town

Andover Advertiser editor Joe Scicluna was in the spotlight when the town’s Chamber of Commerce experimented with a new format for its meetings. Question Time in Andover attracted an audience of more than 70 for an event that promised a

Village correspondent (90) vows to write on

Village news correspondent Connie Dent has been supplying copy to the Andover Advertiser for more than 40 years. To mark her achievement – and her 90th birthday – editor Joe Scicluna invited her to visit the new offices of the

The pub's next door

Never again will the High Street offices of the Andover Advertiser buzz with the sound of frantic news gathering. No more will the building ring to the sound of stressed news editors barking out orders to their staff. Instead the

Editorial success saluted at Newsquest awards

The Argus, Brighton, has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year in the annual Newsquest editorial awards. Simon Bradshaw, editorof The Argus, receives theDaily Newspaperof the Year award from Paul Davidson, Newsquest’s chairman and chief executive The judge described the