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Former Cumberland News journalist John Aglionby is to visit Carlisle tomorrow to talk about his experiences in South-East Asia after the tsunami struck on Boxing Day. Now a correspondent for The Guardian, he will be giving a talk at a

Editor Gledhill set for vice presidency role

Bath Chronicle editor David Gledhill is set to become the next vice president of the Society of Editors. He will be unanimously nominated by the board at the AGM during next month’s conference in Newcastle, and if the nomination is

Growing focus on learning prompts new idea from News

The Cumberland News has launched a new monthly education supplement which aims to tap into a growing focus on the importance of education in Cumbria. The first issue of learning, a 32-page magazine-style publication, has been unveiled to readers this

Newsman set for sheriff role

Robin Burgess, the chief executive of newspaper publisher the CN Group, has been selected as a future High Sheriff of Cumbria. The 52-year-old will take up the ceremonial post in March 2006 after becoming the latest addition to a list

New Society vice president is nominated

Keith Sutton, editorial director of the Cumbrian Newspapers Group, has been nominated as the next vice president of the Society of Editors. The 57-year-old, who is also editor of the News & Star in Carlisle and The Cumberland News, has

Record-breaker Phil is on top of the world

News and Star photographer Phil Rigby is feeling on top of the world after climbing the highest mountain in each of the five countries in the British Isles in world record time. Phil, (48), and fellow climber Andrew Scowroft, (27),

CN appoints Keith Sutton as editorial director

Carlisle News & Star editor Keith Sutton has been appointed to the new post of editorial director of Cumbrian Newspapers Ltd. He will advise and assist the senior management team in a continued bid for editorial excellence, and to develop

Peer to take over at CN Group

Lord Inglewood is to become the new chairman of regional newspaper publisher CN Group Limited. He will succeed Joe Harris, (69), who has been chairman for the past 15 years. Lord Inglewood, who has said that he won’t stand for

Newspaper division MD appointed

The company which owns the News & Star, Carlisle, has appointed a managing director for its newspaper division. Chris Bisco will take up the job with CN Group in the New Year. He is currently a senior director of newspaper