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Special edition to mark first anniversary of tragedy

The Bridgwater Mercury has produced a special edition to mark the first anniversary of a tragic fire, which claimed the lives of three young people. After the blaze, which took place in Friarn Street last February, the Mercury launched Lily’s

Let us train your news staff:Regional daily taunts weekly

Rival newspapers have become involved in a battle over posters put up after the tragic death of a youngster on mud flats in Somerset. As a result, the Western Daily Press has invited Bridgwater Mercury reporters to its offices for

Kids protected by paper's backing for £120,000 project

The Somerset County Gazette and Bridgwater Mercury are backing an ambitious project to combat drug and alcohol abuse among Somerset schoolchildren. The £120,000 scheme aims to create a specially-adapted mobile classroom to give 16,000 primary school pupils advice about substance

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

MBE for local journalist Bob

Journalist Bob Drayton has been rewarded for his work in the profession with an MBE in the New Year Honours List. Bob, who is group deputy editor of Newsquest (Somerset), is based in Taunton and has day-to-day control of the

News staff from around UK honoured at Midlands event

The very best of Newsquest’s talent from across the UK has been recognised at the company’s annual awards event. The presentations took place at the company’s conference in Stratford-upon-Avon, where chairman Jim Brown handed the awards to the winners. The