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New look for newspaper of four decades

A weekly newspaper in Bristol that was founded 40 years ago has been given a new look. The Bristol Observer has been given a re-design which is aimed at being more appealing to both readers and advertisers. The re-designed newspaper

Successful NCE candidates – Spring 2004

The following candidates, listed under the centre at which they sat the examination, have now gained the National Certificate. Click here to see the successful photographers. BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY Lily Canter Wiltshire Gazette & Herald; Guy Collender The News, Portsmouth; Thomas

Photographers' success at industry exams

Eighteen press photographers and photojournalists have been successful in the latest National Certificate Examinations. The National Council for the Training of Journalists has announced the results of the exams taken at Norton College in Sheffield earlier this month. Sixteen press

Observer series appoints new deputy editor

Mike Clark has been appointed deputy editor of the Bristol Observer series. Mike, (36), joined the Bristol Observer in January 2004 as acting chief sub-editor to cover a maternity leave and was confirmed chief sub in the middle of the

News staff conquer peaks to honour George

A team of news staff from around the country are recovering this week after climbing the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales – one after the other! Journalists from the Western Daily Press, Bristol Evening Post and Bristol Observer,

BNP candidate threatens to sue Evening Post

The Bristol Evening Post has rebuffed a complaint from a former BBC worker who is standing for the British National Party in next month’s European elections. Michaela MacKenzie, a former Labour Party parish councillor, is standing for the far-right party

Former editor loses battle with cancer

Former Bristol Observer editor Pat Randall has died after a long battle with cancer. The 60-year-old had spent 17 years as editor before deciding to retire when he was taken ill in 2002. An experienced regional journalist, Pat joined the