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A Warrington comedian and compere who wrote a column for the Warrington Guardian for more than 10 years has died aged 71.Peter Robinson, who appeared on stage all over the world, wrote entertainment news for the paper as Peter Douglas.

Guardian team prove they're on the ball

A triumphant team from the Cornish Guardian walked away with the winners’ cup at a Five-A-Side football tournament in aid of its Centenary Appeal. The highly competitive event saw local teams, including staff from BBC Cornwall and the Western Morning

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Press photographer Martin Elliott is asking for people and businesses to donate vital medical supplies for a baby unit in Africa.He plans to take a suitcase full of equipment when he visits the Gambia next month and is appealing for

Journalists put their best oars forward for charity gig

A team of Cornish journalists found themselves rowing for their lives – and their self-respect – when they took part in a charity gig race. Staff from the Cornish Guardian and West Briton joined together in a bid to show

Guardian masthead reflects "everything Cornish"

The Cornish Guardian has been asked to provide copies of its newspaper to add realism to a new drama from the BBC. It will be used on the London set of filming for the Inspector Lynley Mysteries. More than 7.5m

Journalists stick their oar in for charity

A team of journalists from the Cornish Guardian will be holding on to their oars for dear life next month when they take part in a charity gig race to raise money for the paper’s Centenary Appeal. Editorial staff, including

£4m newspaper office plans unveiled

Cornwall and Devon Media Ltd has unveiled plans for a new £4m headquarters. The company, which produces the Cornish Guardian, the Cornishman, the West Briton and is part of the Northcliffe Group, is seeking planning permission for the proposed three-storey

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After reading of his crime in the Cornish Guardian, a thief with a conscience returned £100 of child benefits that he stole from a young mother of three.Police in St Austell received an envelope containing the money – and an

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After months of campaigning by the Northern Echo for improvements to be made to crumbling road crash barriers on railway bridges, a £1.5m project on a bridge which provides a key traffic link has been announced.The Echo began the campaign

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A 32-page supplement to celebrate the success of the Eden Project in Cornwall has been published by the Western Daily Press.It looks at the history of the popular tourist attraction near St Austell, its origins, and explores what makes it

Journalist celebrates 40 years service

A journalist who has worked for The West Briton and sister paper the Cornish Guardian for 40 years has had his stalwart service recognised. During his years on the Cornish papers, many as a motor writer, Nigel Salmon has reported

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Norwich Evening News editor David Bourn is becoming a more familiar face to his readership.He’s secured a regular slot on the Anglia TV news quiz What’s the Story. He took part in a pilot show which proved such a hit

On the move

Bristol United Press finance director Andrew Calvert is to fill a newly-created Northcliffe group position of corporate development director. His new role will be to advise the board on mergers and acquisition strategy, competition compliance issues and risk management. Chief

Readers show support for tragic family

Readers of the Cornish Guardian have been showing their support for three small children who were left motherless after fire ripped through their home a week before Christmas. The newspaper launched the Lorraine Appeal – in memory of mum Lorraine

Two papers team up to expose scam

An investigation by two Scottish papers into a bogus homeworking scam has triggered a move to change the law. The Cornish Guardian teamed up with the Aberdeen Press and Journal to expose a company operating out of Bodmin. The firm

Centenary celebration

As the Cornish Guardian celebrates its 100th birthday this week, staff and readers are looking to the future. The area is set for major economic development and the newspaper will be playing a full role in the process. Editor Alan