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"The editor's comments are beyond the pale"

Torbay’s councillors have responded in impressive fashion to the Herald Express plea for their mass resignation. Editor Brendan Hanrahan urged them all to step down in a front page missive following council tax rises and an increase in members’ allowances.

Torbay paper calls for 36 councillors to quit

The Torquay-based Herald Express is calling on all of Torbay’s councillors to resign their posts. In a bold front-page editorial comment under the headline “resign”, editor Brendan Hanrahan urged all 36 coucillors to quit immediately. And the result of a

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A special part of Broadland nature reserve in Norfolk has been named after Michael Seago, a former Eastern Daily Press wildlife correspondent who died in 1999.The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has named the area ‘Seago’s Marsh’ after

Industry honour for regional publisher

The company that produces four Westcountry daily newspapers has been awarded a top printing honour. Westcountry Publications’ print division, Westcountry Design and Print, has gained membership of the International Newspaper Colour Quality Club run by publishing industry organisation IFRA. The

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An appeal fund for a victim of the September 11 attacks on America who grew up in Devon has raised £5,000 thanks to the generosity of Herald Express readers.The cash raised in memory of Sarah Redheffer will go to Save

New section is The Business

The Torquay Herald Express has launched a new weekly business section. The Business will carry news, features and advice from key players in South Devon’s business community, and is sponsored by local firm Francis Clark Chartered Accountants. Francis Clark senior

Foot & mouth 'off the agenda' in election purdah

Page 1 of 2 The pre-election ban on Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food press conferences has come under fire from editors in the Westcountry, who claim the “purdah” could sweep foot and mouth under the carpet until voting is

Tony answers the Herald Express

The Prime Minister has written for the Herald Express in a response to the Torquay paper’s campaign to win Justice for Pensioners. Almost 5,000 readers signed a petition calling for pensions to be linked to earnings. Editor Brendan Hanrahan wrote

Happy birthday, dear Herald

The longest-serving employee at the Herald Express, in Torquay, chief photographer David Williams, cut a 75th birthday cake at a staff celebration of the paper’s landmark anniversary. The party – which included a glass of bubbly for all – took

Editor's suppport for Goss and crew

Herald Express editor Brendan Hanrahan expresses West Country support for Team Philips with a message for Pete Goss and his crew. Not so many days ago, a couple walked towards Team Philips in Dartmouth and saw a man happily sitting