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Mail visits House of Commons to present medal petition

The Burton Mail has delivered a 3,500-name petition to defence secretary Geoff Hoon calling for a posthumous bravery medal for a soldier killed in Iraq. Picture editor Neil Barker travelled to London with South Derbyshire MP Mark Todd and Mike

Blunkett due to accept Debbie petition

The Home Secretary is tomorrow due to accept in person the Burton Mail’s Justice for Debbie campaign petition. More than 12,000 people have now signed the Mail’s petition calling for murderer David Bond’s original 40-year sentence to be restored after

Protest as murderer's term is slashed

The Burton Mail is calling on its readers to help keep the murderer of a local woman behind bars. The campaign by the paper comes after killer David Bond’s 40-year jail sentence was slashed to 25 years, without any of

Quid for a kid education fight

A county’s children could be in with a bigger chance of a better education thanks to input from the Burton Mail. The paper has launched a Quid for Kids campaign – asking readers to donate enough cash to take the

Still writing the news… in his 70s

A local journalist who has been reporting on his town for more than 50 years is still filing copy, despite his official retirement. Dave Stacey, now in his 70s, continues to write for the Burton Mail, in the town where

Entries sought for 'positive youth reporting' prize

Journalists are being invited to enter an awards scheme which recognises the balanced reporting of young people and youth-related issues. The competition is looking for entries from newspapers or individuals who can show they have made a real attempt to

Mail reporter scoops national prize for positive youth reporting

Burton Mail reporter Nermin Oomer has won a national award in a competition to recognise balanced media coverage of young people. Nermin, (25), scooped the prize for the best article in the local press at the first Positive Images Awards.

Mail man is Personality of the Year

Burton Mail managing director Jim Black scooped a national award to be named Production Journal Personality of the Year at the 2001 Newspaper Awards in London. He received the award for his role in developing and implementing AdFast, the regional