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Anyone for a sausage – all 49 of them!

Never work with children or animals is an adage as useful to journalists as the acting profession – but dead animals? The lesson was learned the hard way by Ian Murray, of the Southern Daily Echo in Southampton, when he

Echo wins police backing over naming fight

Details of teenage tearaways charged with breaching anti-social behaviour orders could be more easily reported in the Daily Echo in future after the police pledged to support applications to lift automatic banning orders. Dorset Police has told the Bournemouth-based newspaper

Defendants named as two papers overturn court orders

Two newspapers have overturned bans on identifying people involved in crown court proceedings after appealing to the judges involved. The Southern Daily Echo persuaded Judge David Griffiths, sitting in Southampton, that to name a 15-year-old who admitted robbery and grievous

Judge says: "Justice must be seen to be done"

A Crown Court recorder reminded the public that “Justice must not only be done, but must be seen to be done”, as she lifted an anonymity order on a young thug. Recorder Juliette May used those words as she lifted

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC

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, editors and complainants. These are either settled to the express satisfaction of the

Surrogacy couple take privacy claim to press watchdog

A newspaper’s court report which revealed the street name of a couple in a surrogate baby deal led them to complain to the editor about the intrusion. The Southern Daily Echo was fully entitled to publish the information but editor

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC

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, editors and complainants. These are either settled to the express satisfaction of the

Papers respond to inaccuracy and breach of privacy claims

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC during June, July and August 2002 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

Pot of Gold boost

More than £2,500 was raised for the Bournemouth Daily Echo’s Pot of Gold appeal at a an Italian food and wine tasting evening. The event was organised by Asda, where staff gave up their free time to serve the wine.

Daily Echo forges links

A new partnership between the police and Bournemouth council has been created after a high-profile clean-up campaign in the Daily Echo. The campaign highlighted the problem of abandoned cars and, thanks to the paper, burnt-out wrecks and cars dumped in

Bus Watch victory

The Southern Daily Echo is tasting victory in its Bus Watch campaign after one of the local bus firms appointed a new manager to solve the problem of late-running services. The Southampton-based newspaper has been highly critical of bus company

Bus Watch to secure top class service

A Bus Watch has been launched for readers of the Southern Daily Echo – to keep them up-to-date on Southampton’s controversial bus service. Complaints from passengers to the paper include claims of buses being late and even failing to turn

Footballing future assured

A community football club’s future is secure thanks to a long-running campaign victory by the Southern Daily Echo. Brendon FC had been under threat for a year after health and safety officials closed its Millbrook ground following vandal attacks. There