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Successful NCE candidates – Spring 2005

The following candidates, listed under the centre at which they sat the examination, have now gained the National Certificate: BOURNEMOUTH Samantha Chapman Aldershot News Gary Cleland Newbury Weekly News Matthew Dickinson The News, Portsmouth Huw Griffith Dorset Echo Lisa-Marie Harrity

Autumn 2004 NCE:Special awards

Four successful journalists who all passed the autumn 2004 NCE have been singled out for special excellence awards for their work. Lena Davis, a journalist on the Slough Observer won the Society of Editors’ award for the best news interview.

Successful NCE candidates – Autumn 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 Kieran Fox Southern Daily Echo Angela Gallen Dorset Echo Lynn Jackson Daily Echo,

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

NCE success for 55 per cent of candidates

A 55 per cent pass rate in the Spring 2003 National Certificate Examination means that 156 candidates have qualified as journalists. A total of 286 candidtates sat the NCE in April at 16 centres across the UK. The candidates who

Regional press news in brief

Plus: Derbyshire journalists prepare to ballot over pay – and more news in brief

New MDs at Johnston titles

New managing directors have been appointed at two of Johnston Press’s newspaper companies. Nick Mills is now managing director at the Yorkshire Weekly Newspaper Group, and was previously managing director of Wilfred Edmunds Ltd. In his new role Nick will

Trusty lieutenant takes up a new challenge

Editor Barrie Williams has paid a warm tribute to his lieutenant, Tony Moss, who is leaving the Western Morning News after their partnership of 24 years both in Plymouth, and previously at the Nottingham Evening Post. Tony began his career

New editor in the Matlock hot seat

A new editor has taken the hot seat at the Matlock Mercury following the departure of Don Hale last August. Amanda Hatfield took up the post of group editor of the Matlock Mercury and Buxton Advertiser last Monday. She will

New MD at Derbyshire papers

Johnston Press has appointed its youngest managing director to head operations in North Derbyshire. Nick Mills has taken on the role at Wilfred Edmunds Ltd, which includes the Derbyshire Times, Matlock Mercury and Buxton Advertiser. Nick, (31), has worked for

Supermarket bans paper in planning row

Furious bosses at a Derbyshire supermarket removed copies of a local newspaper from its shelves following the publication of a story they felt reflected badly on their company. Management at Safeway in Buxton took the decision to ban that week’s