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Comprehensive coverage by pre-entry trainees

As firefighters called their first national strike in 25 years on Wednesday night, the trainee journalists at the Editorial Centre covered the story from a Hastings perspective. The young journalists, who produce two weekly newspapers – the Hastings Archer and

Maybe we should get danger money….?

Health food was almost the death of photographer Neil Barker. The Burton Mail’s deputy chief photographer was sent to cover the opening of Holland and Barrett’s new distribution centre in Burton-on-Trent. He explained:”After sitting through an incredibly tedious and lengthy

Jim fixed it for me

Photographers across the UK have been inspired and motivated by some of the great names in 20th century photojournalism. For Neil Barker it was Bill Lovelace of the Daily Express – with a little help from Jimmy Saville. Neil, now

Stranded snapper forced into impromptu abseil

A Burton Mail photographer has told how he was forced to do an impromptu abseil after he became stranded in mid-air in a mountain cable car. Picture editor Neil Barker (left), who is currently on holiday in America, was on

News in brief

Plus new press for Burton Mail group, and more regional press news in brief

News in brief

FOI shows what coppers get up to on the side. Plus: move for Newspaper Society and more news in brief