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Former regional press chiefs win Birthday Honours

The founding president of the Society of Editors, Geoff Elliott, has been made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. He won his gong for services to journalism and served as editor on the Kent Messenger, the Coventry Evening Telegraph

Newspaper chairman set to retire

Ian Richard, group publishing director of Yattendon Investment Trust plc, is to retire at the end of the year. He is also currently chairman of all the group’s newspaper businesses, which include Cambridge Newspapers, Herts & Essex Newspapers and Staffordshire

News in brief

Former journalist Peter Green has won the Order of Mercy, for 50 years of charity work.He has volunteered for the National Association of Hospital and Community Friends since the 1950s. The award – the charity equivalent of the OBE –

Cambridge journalist retires after 50 years

Cambridge Evening News journalist Colin Moule has retired after a 50-year career with the paper and its Weekly News sister series. Colin, (66), began working on the evening paper, then called the Cambridge Daily News, in 1951 – when journalists

Paper relaunches as a free

by HoldTheFrontPage staff Before (left) and after the re-launch The Saffron Walden Weekly News is celebrating its relaunch as a free newspaper. The 111-year-old Essex paper, part of Cambridge Newspapers, is now distributed to more than 20,000 homes. It was

News In Brief from around the regions

NUDE FOOTIE: Police were called to playing fields at Cheltenham at 4am after a caller reported six men playing football in the nude, the Gloucestershire Echo told its readers. There was no sign of anyone by the time officers arrived,

Papers play big part in crime inquiries

Three newspapers are currently running poster appeals in partnership with their local police forces to help solve two murders and a rape. The NewcastleEvening Chronicle, Cambridge News and Hull Daily Mail have printed and displayed the posters around the areas

Who's at the Door?

The Cambridge News is shutting the door on bogus callers who target the elderly and vulnerable, with the launch of its Who’s at the Door? campaign. The newspaper has teamed up with Cambridgeshire police and Asda to launch the campaign

Regional titles set to compete at Newspaper Awards

The nominees for the 2004 NewspaperAwards are: Regional Newspaper of the Year The Goss International Premier Award for all regional weekday daily newspapers Daily Echo, BournemouthEvening Chronicle, NewcastleEvening Star, IpswichLeicester MercuryReading Evening PostShropshire StarWestern Daily Press Regional Weekly Newspaper of