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Former Wales reporterdies abroad

A former journalist and motoring enthusiast from South Wales has died of a sudden heart attack in Dubai. Mike Williams, (56), started in journalism as a junior reporter with the Carmarthen Journal before becoming a reporter with the Herald of

Gloria in desk exit

One of the Carmarthen Journal’s longest-serving members of staff has retired after almost 29 years as the public face of the newspaper. Gloria “Glo” Arundel has been greeting people at the reception desk since 1972. Hundreds of staff over the

Heartwarming appeal from the Journal

Readers have been urged to Have a Heart and give money to a new Carmarthen Journal campaign. The £50,000 appeal has been launched by the newspaper to get police cars fitted out with heart defibrillators. The lap-top sized machines can

Village news writer dies, 90

One of the country’s oldest village correspondents has died, aged 90. David Smith had been supplying news from Llangyndeyrn to the Carmarthen Journal for more than 50 years. He was a vital part of village life and kept the village

Llanelli team branches out

The publishers of the South Wales Evening Post have been awarded the contract to produce Y Tir (The Land) – the monthly newspaper for the Farmers Union of Wales. South West Wales Publications, which also produces the Llanelli Star and

Weekly Newspaper Awards 2000

The Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2000 were announced at a gala dinner in Newcastle after the Weekly Newspaper Conference. Here is the full list: Best advertisement feature – Paid-for weekly newspapers Winner: Somerset County Gazette Highly Commended: Luton News/Dunstable

Resolved complaints

Resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC during July, August & September 2001 The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff,

Journal prompts heart hope

The Carmarthen Journal has launched an appeal to raise £50,000 to place life-saving heart defibrillators in police cars across Dyfed Powys. The Have A Heart campaign, co-launched with Dyfed Powys Police aims to help give heart attack victims a better

Committed to saving lives

Three months after it began, the Nottingham Evening Post Start-a-Heart appeal is close to reaching its target. The campaign urged readers to send in donations so that 25 life-saving defibrillators could be bought for busy public places. Now the figure

Journal readers prove they have a heart

Big Hearted readers of the Carmarthen Journal have helped raise nearly £50,000 to put life saving heart defibrilators in police cars in the region. Thanks to the generosity of Journal readers, and funding from the British Heart Foundation, Dyfed Powys

Have a Heart boosted by AM's support

Wales’s Tory leader Nick Bourne has vowed to do all he can to support the Carmarthen Journal’s £50,000 Have A Heart campaign. The Assembly Member, who is an active member of the British Heart Foundation, has pledged his full support

Sales and marketing team success

The Lincolnshire Echo scooped four prestigious local newspaper promotion awards at the recent Northcliffe marketing and sales awards in Coventry. The Echo collected two winners and two runners-up places for promotions involving the Red Arrows, the local festival of football,