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Editor to stand down after 15 years

Edward Riley, editor of the Halifax Evening Courier for the past 15 years, is to stand down. The 61-year-old has said that after more than 40 years in local journalism he has decided to take life a little easier. His

Newsman dies in road accident

A respected Yorkshire journalist has died after he was involved in a road accident. Arnold Woods, (55), who was business editor at the Halifax Evening Courier, was involved in a collision with a car whilst cycling. He was treated for

Rookie reporter's scoop could save library

An art gallery and library in Brighouse, near Halifax, look set to be saved from closure thanks to a novice reporter on a work experience placement at the Brighouse Echo. Ed Howker, a 20-year-old history student, had hoped the unpaid

'Public event' photo did not break the rules

A photo taken at a party and then published in a local newspaper did not break privacy guidelines – as photographers had been invited to the event. The Press Complaints Commission received a complaint from the man in the picture,