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Johnston Press signals intent as revenue and profits rise

Johnston Press has announced its results for the year, and signalled its intention to expand. The regional press publisher, which owns 241 local newspapers and runs 160 community websites, recorded a 15 per cent increase in turnover, which rose to

Profits should be "top of the range" – Johnston

Johnston Press is predicting annual profits at the top of the range of current market estimates in its latest trading update. Advertising revenue has continued to grow, circulation of its weekly papers is up, and costs have been reined in

"Rare opportunity to acquire quality titles"

The £560m deal for Johnston Press to buy RIM will substantially increase the size of Johnston and create one of the UK’s largest regional newspaper groups, publishing more than 250 titles across England and Scotland. What Johnston heralds as a

Profits up at regional newspaper group

Regional Independent Media appears to have found an answer to the economic downturn, with an announcement of increased operating profits for 2001. Operating profit for the company as a whole increased by eight per cent to £44.1m and turnover by

Hat-trick for YEP

The Yorkshire Evening Post has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year for the third year in a row. The Leeds-based newspaper chalked up the hat-trick of wins at the annual Johnston Press awards, after winning praise from judges because

HoldtheFrontPage in line for digital media gong

HoldtheFrontPage is among the nominees for this year’s Newspaper Society Digital Media Awards. Your favourite journalism website has once again made the shortlist for the prestigious event, which recognises the best digital media initiatives from the industry. We have been

Prize-winning news staff celebrate

Newspaper staff from across the country have been celebrating after scooping prizes at Johnston Press’s annual awards night. The event was part of the group’s annual editorial and newspaper sales conference, and saw the Yorkshire Evening Post crowned Johnston Press

Gazette named Regional Newspaper of the Year

The Blackpool Gazette has been named Regional Newspaper of the Year at the Newspaper Society’s annual Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards. The award was one of many handed out at the Birmingham Metropole Hotel, in a ceremony attended by 300

Gazette named best in the North West

Page 1 of 2 The Blackpool Gazette has been chosen as this year’s top daily newspaper at the annual BNFL-sponsored North West Newspaper Awards. The Gazette fought off tough competition from last year’s winner, the News & Star, Carlisle, and

North West newspapers' anticipation grows

Newsrooms across the North West are buzzing after the announcement of the nominees for this year’s BNFL Newspaper Awards. The Lancashire Evening Post could be set for a trophy-laden day after being nominated in all but one of the categories.