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Nick wins editorship of Yorkshire weekly

The Bridlington Free Press has a new editor. Nick Procter, (34), has joined the newspaper from the Whitby Gazette, where he was deputy editor for three years. He has worked for Yorkshire Regional Newspapers since 1993, starting as a trainee

Editor's half century in the news

Bridlington Free Press editor Selwyn Dunford will say farewell to the newspaper next month when he retires after almost 50 years in journalism. Selwyn plans to put down his notebook and pen and enjoy an easier life away from headlines

Distress from obit con

Newspaper staff in Bridlington were conned by a trickster into running an obituary for a man who was very much alive. Butcher Antony Scott is considering legal action against the culprit after distressed friends began sending condolence cards to his

Press watchdog backs paper that labelled PR man a 'spin doctor'

A council press officer who objected to his local paper labelling him a “spin doctor” has had his complaint thrown out by the press watchdog. The Bridlington Free Press was told by the Press Complaints Commission that Simon Taylor, who

Disabled to benefit from Evening News appeal

A badly-needed new rescource centre for disabled children is to be built after a terrific reader response to a £250,000 appeal. Donations have poured into the Scarborough Evening News Millennium Appeal since it was launched in September. The cash that

Mail wins through in "photo-finish" contest

The winners of the 2004 Yorkshire Press Awards are: Graphic Designer of the Year 2004Winner: Lisa Cook, York Evening Press Young Journalist of the Year 2004Winner: Ian Briggs, Bradford Telegraph & ArgusRunner-up: Jessica Boulton, Hull Daily Mail Community Reporter of

Yorkshire's best to be named at industry contest

A shortlist of journalists in the running to take awards at an industry competition has been announced ahead of next week’s final. Editors, sub-editors, reporters and photographers from across Yorkshire are to once again fight it out in 14 categories