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>Funeral of north-west editor

A former editor of the Barrow News, Bob Strike, has died, aged 89. The well-known journalist was also a county councillor. He started his career in newspapers as a junior reporter on the Chorley Guardian and moved on to the

News in brief

The York Evening Press’s Stop The Highway Robbery campaign has collected more than 5,000 signatures – including that of former cabinet minister Frank Dobson.The campaign calls on the City of York Council to abolish evening and on-street parking charges, remove

MBEs for serving regional newspaper staff

Chichester Observer boss Keith Newbery (right) is now an MBE. He was awarded the honour for services to journalism. He has spent his entire working life in journalism, beginning as a junior reporter on the now defunct Isle of Wight

Tales of the provincial press

A regional newspaper editor has published a book of opinions, anecdotes and memoirs from his time in the industry. Chichester Observer boss Keith Newbery publishes ‘Hacking It': Tales of a Very Provincial Newspaper Journalist next week. As well as gaining

Chips are down in fire strike

A stark warning about taking care in the office while the firefighters are on strike led to a downbeat memo from the Derby Telegraph’s Chris Baker, who in addition to reminding staff about rules on smoking and fire drill, broke