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Job swap journos get a new perspective on office life

A new staff exchange scheme is under way at Northcliffe Newspapers to nurture the group’s rising stars. A trial of the system at daily and weekly papers in the group shows journalists how key activities are carried out in other

Sister titles joint effort sees readers 'bowled over'

The Brentwood Gazette and Essex Chronicle have unveiled a new look weekly motoring section. New editorial platforms and a new design from the company’s creative studio, incorporating the use of cut outs and white space, have been used in the

No bridge too far for Gazette's man in Arnhem

Brentwood Gazette Series assistant editor Keith Parker parachuted into Arnhem at the weekend to mark the 60th anniversary of the Allied landings – and raise some money for charity. Thousands of Dutch people watched as he joined veterans in commemorating

New roles for south east editors

Editors at two south east weeklies were today beginning new roles at their respective newspapers. Brentwood Gazette editor Roger Watkins has been promoted to managing editor at the series, while Frank Baldwin has also taken on the role of managing

Gazette wins exclusive with Tory press supremo

Former Press Complaints Commission director Guy Black has been on the receiving end of media interest this week. The Brentwood Gazette securing the first interview with him since he became the Conservative party’s head of communications. When PCC director he

News in brief

Newsquest’s American parent company Gannett has said its second-quarter profits success has been helped by the UK subsidary’s operations.Stronger advertising revenue at Newsquest, which publishes more than 300 titles, including 17 dailies, and atotal weekly circulation/ distribution of 10.8m copies,

Back page devoted to sport as weekly breaks with tradition

The four-title Brentwood Gazette Series in Essex has broken with nearly a century of tradition by devoting its back page entirely to sport for the first time. The move has been welcomed by sports fans and by the many clubs

Uniform look for Gazette series

The Brentwood Gazette Series has undergone a re-branding exercise, with the introduction of new mastheads. The previous mastheads for the four-title series, the Brentwood Gazette, Billericay and Wickford Gazette, Ongar and North Weald Gazette and the Harold Gazette, all looked

Gazette gets online

A new online version of the Brentwood Gazette has been launched. contains news and sport from all the Gazette editions, including Brentwood, Billericay and Wickford, Ongar and Harold. The website is part of the larger portal This is Essex,

Chronicle printworks to close: Press jobs to go

The Essex Chronicle is moving its printing operation to the Westcountry in a move that will cost more than 50 jobs. The paper, along with its sister paper the Brentwood Gazette, is currently printed in Chelmsford at the Westway, Widford

Retirement decisions prompt hunt for two new editors

The search has begun for successors to the editors at two Northcliffe evening papers. George Edwards is retiring from the South Wales Evening Post in Swansea after 40 years with the group, while Peter Moore is also retiring, after 20

Circulation boosted by 1,000

Recent figures show the four newspapers in the Brentwood Gazette Series have increased their readership by more than 1,000 readers in the past year. The Brentwood Gazette, the Billericay and Wickford Gazette, the Ongar and North Weald Gazette and the

Gazette's donation for medics

A local newspaper is leading the way in moves to buy a new ambulance for the Brentwood St John’s division. The Brentwood Gazette has donated £500 towards the appeal for a £45,000 new Crusader vehicle. The part-time ambulance staff have

News in brief

Readers can now get their Evening Post in ‘Paradise’. How? Well, the BBC has drafted in former pitman Adrian Loftus to add an authentic touch to the one-off show Paradise being partly filmed on location in Nottingham.The producers called on

Gazette clock is no wind-up

A town clock last used to count down to the Millennium has been started up again, thanks to the Brentwood Gazette. The Gazette Clock is being sponsored by the newspaper in partnership with a local authority and Town Centre Partnership.

Banquet raises £14,000

The third annual Brentwood Banquet, hosted by the Brentwood Gazette series, has raised more than £14,000 for the Rhys Daniels Trust Home From Home Appeal. More than 230 guests, including stars from sport and entertainment, attended the event to raise