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The Cheddar Valley Gazette is getting into the spirit of its 50th anniversary this year by offering an unusual service to readers…It is giving them the chance to find out what was going on on the day they were born,

News in brief

The Cornishman’s new sports editor is Matt Dixon.He began his career seven years ago with the Cornish Guardian before moving to the West Briton, where he has been for the past six years, becoming deputy sports editor there in 1999.

£6.5m press deal to bring full colour to the Westcountry

A major development at Northcliffe Newspapers’ press centre in Plymouth will see it treble its colour production capacity. The move follows a £6.5m deal with press manufactuer Goss. When the upgrade is completed later this year the maximum colour capacity

Cornish papers move into £4m development

Cornwall and Devon Media has made its move to purpose built offices at the £4m riverside City Wharf in Truro. The modern offices will provide state-of-the-art accommodation for around 150 staff of the West Briton, the Cornishman and Cornish Guardian,

Editor's retirement move prompts changes to weeklies

A reshuffle of senior staff at sister Northcliffe weeklies in the Westcountry has been prompted by the impending retirement of the West Briton’s John Pearn. John (right) has edited the title since 1996 and is to leave at the end

New Cornish weekly gets ready for launch

A new free weekly newspaper is set to launch in Cornwall later this month. The Penwith Advertiser will be the first newspaper to be published by Penwith Media Ltd, an independent web design company. The new title will cover Penzance,

Former regional editor finds his place in the sun

While many daily newspapers are struggling to hold on to circulation, one former West Country editor is enjoying his place in the sun – with his paper recording a 60 per cent increase in sales over the last five years.

Putting Cornwall's community on the Internet map

The Cornishman is helping to take the Cornwall community into the 21st century and put it firmly on the map with by providing free community Internet pages for its readers. The Beehive provides easy-to-build websites for every organisation and non-profit

£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

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

Global coverage for Cornishman

The Cornishman’s web site can boast a truly global audience. At a recent council meeting in Marazion, a reader revealed how friends in Zimbabwe had been logging on to find out the latest news on the area. Her comments came

It's a pantomime for Cornish papers!

Cornwall and Devon Media has stepped forward to sponsor a Truro pantomime this Christmas. The company, which publishes The West Briton, The Cornishman and The Cornish Guardian, will bring Aladdin to the stage in a production at the Hall For